Depression is not caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain, and it is not cured by medication. Depression may not even be an illness at all. Often, it can be a normal reaction to abnormal situations. Poverty, unemployment, and the loss of loved ones can make people depressed, and these social and situational causes of depression cannot be changed by drugs.
Don’t say to yourself, ‘Everyone argues!’ to justify and normalise your fighting, when the most natural thing is to love.
And suddenly he thought, I’m the abnormal one now. Normalcy was a majority concept, the standard of many and not the standard of just one man.
Weird how I can feel so frail and tiny sometimes, and other times so brave and bold and reckless and free, and . . . Does everybody feel the same? When people get grown-up, do they always feel grown-up and sensible and sorted out and . . . And do I want to feel grown-up? Do I want to stop feeling . . . paradoxical, nonsensical? Do I want to stop being crackers? Do I want to be destrangified? O yes, sometimes I want nothing more – but it only lasts a moment, then O I want to be the strangest and crakerest of everybody.
I believe that I love sleep
much more than anybody I’ve ever
I have the ability to sleep for
2 or 3 days and
I will go to bed at any given
I often confused my girlfriends
say it would be about onethirty
in the afternoon:
“well, I’m going to bed now, I’m
going to sleep…
The rabbits though and thought. “If we’re normal and Leo is normal, then normal is whatever you are!
Everything about us was entirely normal, really. We were as ordinary as anything we might come across in this world.
You can’t do that kind of thing normally, but normal dumped without a note nearly a month ago. These days, I’ll happily set fire to a bridge the second after I’ve crossed it – I don’t plan on being around for the consequences to catch up with me.
Man, sometimes you are clueless. You don’t even see what’s happening.
Normal. She wanted normal and so did I. “You know what’s normal?”
“What?” She wiped away her remaining tears. “Calculus.