Recently, I had a two-year anniversary.

But this wasn’t the usual kind of anniversary. It wasn’t an engagement or graduation or wedding.

This anniversary commemorated checking myself in to a psychiatric hospital. As you’ll see below, that moment was the catalyst for my starting A BEAUTIFUL MESS, a mental health organization that runs Corporate talks and events to combat loneliness, depression and stigma.

I remember vividly the thoughts running through my head when I was checking in (and throughout). No one would ever want to date me again. Or love me. Or marry me, let alone have children with me…

Sasha Alex Raskin

Sasha is the Founder of A BEAUTIFUL MESS (ABM), a mental health organization that runs corporate talks and events to combat loneliness, depression & stigma.

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