You Deserve Compassion Through Any Illness

For a really long time, I thought my symptoms would stop me from finding real and deep love. I hid my symptoms but when they did burst through, even just emotionally, I felt judged or vulnerable to attacks from my significant other.

It got to the point that I completely shut down. I became very dissociative and depressed. I remember being on a long video call with my boyfriend at the time…

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Maggie Bowyer

Maggie Bowyer

Freelance writer. UNGODLY, WHEN I BLEED: POEMS ABOUT ENDOMETRIOSIS and more