I wanted to die. But I didn’t.

Trigger warning: Strong emotional content and suicide method mentioned.

by Devon Barfield

Devon Barfield

Growing up I’d always known I was a bit different. I was an introverted, shy, creative, and intelligent child. I felt that I was special in a way, almost as if I was from another time or place. I never felt like I belonged, therefore fantasized a lot growing up and had a vivid imagination.

As I got older and gained more insight into the world, my mental health slowly began to decline. I had just recently started middle school so naturally, I thought I was … Read more...