Relationships are hard for me. On one hand, I want to be in one really badly. On the other hand, I know my OCD (I’ve had really bad ROCD in past relationships) and that I have struggled with abandonment.
“I wanna see you tonight Would you come for a drive? You can lean into me If you ain t been in love for a while” -“Mae” by the Gaslight Anthem from the album Handwritten We all go through a time where mostly what we feel is rejected and alone.
Recently, the Chicago punk band Rise Against released a new album, The Black Market. Rise Against is one of those bands that I have held onto since high school, along with Alkaline Trio and a few others.
“Goodbye to me and you. Goodbye to the life we knew. One last long embrace. Let go and walk on through.” Night Train by the Bouncing Souls https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVj_Ffw6Hmg Reading those lyrics above and you feel sad, at least I do.
In a recent article in ESPN the Magazine, Chicago Bears All-Pro Wide Receiver Brandon Marshall admitted that in 2011 he was diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. Marshall was diagnosed after being hospitalized following a domestic incident. This was not the first time Mr. Marsh…