My Anxiety Has Hunkered Down for the Long Term

It is very odd to feel confident in the face of calamity.

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The world as we knew it is over. Y’all have probably noticed that by now, yes?

Things are going to suck for most people for what will probably be a long time. One of the benefits of having been anxious my entire life is that I know I can get myself and my family…

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Writer. Single mother to transgender son. Still grieving the death of my partner. Lifelong fighter of depression and anxiety. M.A. in Human Behavior.

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Heather Ashman

Heather Ashman

Writer. Single mother to transgender son. Still grieving the death of my partner. Lifelong fighter of depression and anxiety. M.A. in Human Behavior.

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