There are a lot of unexpected situations that pop up when one is mentally ill. Some, like rapid-fire mood swings, are predictable – or at least expected. But what about the more nebulous symptoms? One of the most difficult to explain to others is “hearing voices”. If a person has never experienced it, they usually nod, smile and look uncomfortable.
Until now I’ve never seen anyone explain this symptom in a way others would understand. Here is an OUTSTANDING blog post from Emma White covering this issue in a way I think most will be able to grasp. For my next post I’ll share what happened when I heard them.