Family; you gotta love them anyway

This poem is from my first self published book, The Most Comfortable Love of All – The Poetry Journal its called “Chaotically”

 As I am home alone, in my place a settled home, I often think of my family living chaotically. To me is what I call it,

Confusion, 

Hate, 

Abolishment

Is what I would feel around me.

Oh God! I used his name,

To kill the hurt and pain

I felt many times before.

Come deliver me, so I can love my 

family; yet living chaotically.

Families should build each other up; not tear each other down. What do you do when the family unit begins to break down?

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Depression 101 (not by an expert, only by experience)

In life, we will experience the good life and the not so good life, and yes it hurts, we cry and we get angry. This is a part of coping with adversity.  Depression comes in many forms and can become very severe. Here are three simple steps that helped me with depression. 

First, start with identifying the symptoms. 

  • Crying
  • Anger
  • Sadness
  • Loss of appetite 
  • Overeating 
  • Mood swings
  • Hopelessness 
  • Withdrawing from family & friends

Second, identify the triggers that can cause the symptoms. I won’t name them all, but you know this list can be very very long. 

  • Annual death of a loved one
  • Holidays
  • Heartbreak
  • Any form of abuse
  • Job loss
  • Insufficient income
  • Poverty
  • Homelessness 
  • Divorce
  • Rejection 

Third, get help privately from your local church, a licensed psychiatrist or from a close friend or relative and allow yourself to be vulnerable to talk about anything with someone you can trust.  

Get the help you need today, reach out. You can heal. Sometimes you have to rely on the strength of others to be the strength for someone else. 

I cherish the people in my circle. 

Mom, Erica, Carlia, Kele, Bre, Sir Princeton, Annette, Ida B., Ramar, Josh, Marq, Ché, Dion, Eduard, Joemeika, my church family, my Anjel, IMS & Jerri W. Many thanks & Blessings upon you. 🌹 

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