Category: Schizophrenia

Something happened today, and it was heartbreaking

I got the boys off to school and went walking. When I got home, I was sitting in the living room with Lizze and Gavin. After a few minutes, Gavin jumped up out of his chair, picked up an invisible phone, said it was an emergency and ran into the kitchen to take a call. …

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It’s not easy raising a child with #schizophrenia

Coexisting with a person who has Schizophrenia can be a very difficult, frustrating, painful, heartbreaking and confusing experience. It’s even harder when that person is one of your children and there’s not much you can do to help them.

He’s still hearing voices he doesn’t recognize

Despite everything that’s currently causing me distress, I feel like I’m actually doing pretty good. All things considered, I’m in a decent mood and that’s half the battle sometimes. ☺ Gavin is in a good mood this morning as well. Unfortunately, he’s also continuing to struggle at the same time. He’s very clearly hearing voices …

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The big reason I’m really frustrated with Gavin right now

I’m going to make this quick because I need to go to bed. The big reason I’m really frustrated with Gavin right now is very simple but also extremely complicated, all at the same time. Ever since Gavin began going on missions as a result of his Schizophrenic hallucinations, there have only been a couple …

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Talking with a #Schizophrenic Part 2

In Part 2 of Talking with a Schizophrenic, Gavin details his latest mission to save the timeline from his evil self. It’s very important to understand that this is not an issue of an overactive imagination. If you missed Part 1, you can find that here. In Gavin’s mind, these things are actually happening and …

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Talking with a #Schizophrenic Part 1

In this video, I listen to my son with both Autism and Schizophrenia, tell me about a mission he must go on to save the universe. This is typically the nature of his Schizophrenic hallucinations. This is NOT his imagination. This is how Schizophrenia impacts his life. The purpose of this video is to educate, …

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