Earlier this summer, my partner and I played through a game together that really caught me off guard. I have major depression and anxiety, and one of the hardest things about mental health is the difficulty in expressing what you are going through to others. “Life is Strange” helped me externalize things I was only feeling internally, and that went a long way in aiding my recovery.
I’ve written a ton of stuff over the years, but this was particularly challenging. It was hard for me to bring these emotions out and cultivate them over months until I was satisfied with this piece. But that challenge is also why I am so proud of myself for pushing through it.
Hope you enjoy reading!