Sometimes, sharp memories of the phone calls we’d had would bubble up in my mind, but I’d push them back down. This didn't last for very long.* * *While I was in Spain, Thomas rarely told me what was wrong, but he would sometimes blurt out snippets of what was really going through his mind when we talked on the phone. His medication made him sick, so he would go off it for weeks. Although I tried to get him to see a counselor at UVa’s psychological services, he skipped the appointments I did get him to make.He wasn't learning his lines for a student production of Macbeth — not because he wasn't trying, but because he couldn't. I wrote him letters every week, each one exhorting him to get help. I found myself standing in vineyards in southern France, ignoring the fragrant smell of the dirt, worrying about whether Thomas was taking his medication.
As some of theater’s most famous star-crossed lovers, we flirted, shouted, and stage-slapped each other with gleeful abandon.
We were both dating other people, so we never allowed our on-stage romance to translate into anything else.
My friend is dating a guy who is and I'm just curious if anyone has dealt with this...
This is in no way a weird, judgmental thread so please be sensitive with posts, a lot of people deal with this.
Trying to force terrible bargains, like saying you won’t go to class unless he calls a counselor.
Wondering every day whether he’s taking his medication.
I knew that, logically speaking, Hamlet’s words had little to do with Thomas' predicament — Thomas was not suicidal, thankfully — but they kept echoing through my mind.
Was it really nobler to suffer, if suffering meant going it alone?
College Student Breaks Up with Boyfriend, Few Care. However, if I have learned anything from writing, it is that no (wo)man is an island.
Articulating your experiences and having someone else respond with yes, I get it, I know what you mean is a type of catharsis that few other things in the world can offer.
Together, we acted in nearly every production our school’s drama club put on, from The Man Who Came to Dinner to Richard III.