“But, and this brings me full circle to my point: Black women are not allowed the luxury of being quirky, awkward, a little quiet, painfully shy, having social and general anxiety, having PTSD, needing help, needing support, needing patience, needing to be understood, having depression, being self-injurers, being or having suicidal thoughts, or even being able to openly vent about being generally ignored my the community of mental health professionals. We are not. The short blog I posted and its aftermath shows that clearly.
But where do we go, then? This is why I included the paragraph about sisters. If we cannot go to them, and we cannot depend on each other, where do we go? Exactly. Because there is only so much YOU, you can depend on until the YOU, you are becomes imbalanced and truly unhealthy. We cannot survive on our own - ostracized even by our own because we have fundamental disagreements with each other - for too long. No Wo(man) is meant to be alone. We cannot survive this world alone.”"