It s time to live free, to live healthy, to live satisfied.
It s time to live Open.
People all over the world can relate to pain, to questions, and to struggle. So many people feel alone and live alone when it comes to these things. It seems we re afraid of being labeled, afraid of being judged, misunderstood, abandoned. And it s easy to buy the lie that suggests our friends have enough on their plates they have problems of their own and they don t need ours on top of them.
But the truth is that people need other people, that a good story requires more than one character. It s one thing to have hundreds of friends on social media or a phone overflowing with contacts. It s another to really let a few people know you, to have some friends who meet you in your questions, in your pain, and in your coping. We all deserve it a community, a support system. It isn t easy, but it s worth it. You were never meant to live this life alone.
From the Foreword by Jamie Tworkowski"