How I Convinced My Middle-Class Mind to Seek Therapy

Social Commentary

How I Convinced My Middle-Class Mind to Seek Therapy

Illustration: Sushant Ahire

“T

his is good, you’re here. The first step is always accepting your condition.”

It had taken me five years to take the first step. In the beginning, was the word. Bitch. You stupid, lazy bitch. If I was watching a movie with my family after having studied for 13 hours: Bitch. Dropped a bottle of shampoo in the shower: You stupid fucking klutz-bitch. Couldn’t write a test because I blacked out even though I’d studied everything? You’ll never be a good engineer, your parents are going to kill you, they’ll send you to Allahabad University for humanities and promptly get you married to an IAS officer in Lucknow, maybe you’re not even good enough for an IAS officer to marry. Why? Because you’re a fucking-pointless-shit-can-garbage-bitch.

READ MORE

Comments