I am currently living with my elder brother, my dad and my aunt.
It all begin with the passing of my mum in 2007 when I was only 9 years old before my First Holy Communion. It started towards the end of 2014 to 2016, where my brother suffered from severe depression. It was due to his childhood and university that had driven him to despair. His mental health condition affected me a lot but my aunt and dad couldn’t really understand the matter. My brother used to suffer a lot during those times and even attempted suicide. It drove me crazy seeing it but unable to do nothing.
But I was equally as lost. I did not have much confidence in myself because my family constantly compared me to a friend of mine. My brother was on medication and eventually felt better. Thank God he never ended up in hospital.
Whereas for me, I went on a crazy “journey”. I started taking his pills(about 3 to 4 times) and started taking alcohol, smoking and watching YouTube videos. I am actually a loner so I don’t really have much friends to mix with except for my best friend.
It wasn’t until this year, that I came out of my addiction due to a priest. He showed me that I am much better than all those drugs and smoking. I have now been much better off without those and decided to discover God in all this.
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