cjhaleTeen Charlotte Hale, call me Charlie.
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I don't know how to be okay.


by cjhale

I don't believe it when you tell me everything will be okay.

Because when I look in the mirror, all I see is brokenness.

How is it going to be okay?

When I'm shaking on the cold floor of the bathroom with panic consuming my very being.

How is it going to be okay?

When I writhe in my bed at night, unable to wake from the haunting screams in my sleep.

How is it going to be okay?

When nearly every day, I watch my blood gather on my arm in crimson lines from where I dragged a razor across my skin.

How is it going to be okay?

When I stand with a glass of water and a bottle of pills in front of me, fighting of the urge to drink, and swallow.


I'm not okay. And I don't know how I'll ever be.

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even i don't know if its ever going to be okay, but that is what we think every time something goes wrong. isn't it. i still remember, last time in mid of a chaotic surrounding i was thinking-'it isn't going to be okay and its the worst, im never gonna surpass this'. but you know i did. and so will you. you stronger than you know. writing this, makes you even stronger. so proud of you :) good one! ; ) :*

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@venice You can't just choose to be ok. @cjhale this poem was beautiful, I completely understand where you're coming from, I hope you feel a little better.

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"when you finally choose to be okay" Thanks for ignoring that comment. I loved every word and know those feelings. It is hard, and it's never going to be okay but you'll need to try to survive. Find a reason because there's always a reason but no, I won't pretend to be like the hypocrits optimistics so I'll just tell you it is okay if you don't feel like you have one. It is okay to not to be okay because everyone make us feel like we always have to be happy when that's not true. I'm just proud you made it until here. You're strong, sweetheart. You're important.

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You'll be okay when you finally choose to be okay, but this was a masterpiece, love.

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