May 19, 2022

41.  You Have the Right to Feel Those Emotions

“Anne” is a 31 year old musician, improviser and educator.  She has been diagnosed with bipolar 2 and struggles with some PTSD symptoms.  She shares about her expereinces growing up, including that of her father caring for her ailing mother, instances of self harm, and taking anger management classes when she was in third grade.  She improvises a song about the power of big emotions.  She shares about her current romantic partner and being open about her mental health with him.  Anne goes deeper into her experiences with manic and depressive episodes and a lengthy battle to find the right treaments.  Among other realizations and powerful insights, Anne concludes: “It’s okay to have feelings.  It’s a part of the human experience.”

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