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Artist REVEALS The Crippling Side Of His Mental Illness; And It's Really Disturbing!

Artist REVEALS The Crippling Side Of His Mental Illness; And It's Really Disturbing!

Sow Ay's illustrations are stark reminders of the trauma that most of us silently endure, while harboring mental illnesses.

Sow Ay has been living under a cloud of gloom for as long as he can remember. His mental condition takes him to a dark and weird headspace which requires a lot of effort to get out of. Soon he found a respite from all these bitter thoughts by focusing on a creative channel: drawing. With the help of these illustrations, he explains how unimaginably bad things can get. 

1. Hello, darkness!



 

It's that one friend you're not very fond of.

2. Mixed signals



 

When the world around you is doing nothing to help.

3. Tough spot



 

It must be killing you to put her through this.

4. The literal meaning



 

This is exactly how he feels.

5. Somebody to lean on



 

You need to believe them in order to be of help.

6. Keep yourself occupied



 

This is the only thing that will keep you going.

7. Why is the end so sad?



 

Is this what we are working towards?

8. Fleeting thoughts



 

They come and go.

9. Unreasonable solutions



 

It's all in your head.

10. Don't overthink it



 

Don't give into what he wants from you.

11. No one will know



 

This is what the weight feels like.

12. It's not as simple as it may sound



 

You need to get over this.

13. They had a good day



 

Let's not make it a habit for them.

14. It's not an exaggeration



 

You need to understand this.

15. The unbearable heat



 

You can't get over this pain.

16. Go away dark thoughts!


 

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You're not needed here right now.

17. Who needs friends like them?



 

Thanks for asking!

18. He is your only constant



 

This is really sad!

19. Leave me alone



 

The resounding cry of agony.

20. Make it stop!



 

How do you help someone with such issues?

21. School is never fun!



 

Always remember that it's not your fault.

22. You would think so!



 

People often misjudge them.

23. When will it stop following me?



 

You shouldn't be embracing it.

24. The constant battle



 

You're constantly fighting for yourself.

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