I Prefer Not To Live

(But My Shrink Says I’m Stable)

Kara B. Imle
4 min readAug 12, 2018

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I don’t want to participate in life anymore.

Not in a suicidal way, although it should be mentioned that I have bipolar disorder and an intimate knowledge of suicidal ideation. But I’m on meds and my shrink considers me “stable” (two years with no episodes! and counting!)

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Kara B. Imle

Memoirist, poet, shamanic practitioner currently residing on Turtle Island.