“I’m not willing to put in more effort than you are.” I hear this all the time, both working in the mental health field and as a consumer of mental health services.
First and foremost, put in the damned effort! We’re not trying to be difficult. Or turn your hair grey. Or make you work extra hard.
Mental illness often makes it hard to hear anything other than the negative. It can convince you that you have no intrinsic value.Read more on themighty.com