RHONJ’s Ashlee Malleo Reveals Bipolar Diagnosis After Suffering From Mental Breakdown!
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Ashlee Malleo spoke about his mental illness and his recent bipolar diagnosis.
Daughter of The Real Housewives of New Jersey alum, Jacqueline Laurita, Ashlee Malleo wrote an emotional note on Instagram to her fans about what she’s been through recently. She started by saying that the last two years had been extremely difficult for her and revealed that she had had a psychotic breakdown last month. Malleo continued to say that she found herself in a position where she was afraid of herself before deciding to seek proper help.
ashlee admitted to long denying his mental health. “I made a personal choice to start the medication immediately, because I really feel like I’ve tried everything up to this point.” Malleo also admitted that she was not properly educated on all other aspects of being bipolar. “I always thought it was just something to do with the mood swings. It’s so much more, and a lot of things in my life started to make sense. It was actually a relief to have finally an explanation for some things.
Malleo said that despite her bipolar diagnosis, she feels it has made her stronger. The former Bravo star added that she is now eager to raise awareness and end the stigma surrounding mental health. ashlee added that she will not be ashamed of her condition as it has only made her stronger. “I won’t let anyone try to shame me,” she wrote. ashlee encouraged her followers to keep going despite life’s ups and downs. “This is just another chapter in my life. I’m curious and hopeful to see where I’ll be in a year from now.
Still, ashlee has a positive view of his condition. She said that might have contributed to her emotions. “I see bipolar disorder as the gift of extraordinary emotions,” she said. “It helped me to be imaginative, empathetic, adaptive – and it certainly contributed to my great sense of humor in some way.” Malleo ended the post with some emojis and a peace sign. Fans rushed to the star’s comments section with tons of love and support.
One fan said: “Thank you for sharing your story and talking about it. You are not alone. You will help so many people with your transparency and resilience. Sending you tons of love and don’t wish you only health and happiness. Even superstar Baby Rhexa commented on at Ashlee’s post and said, “Here for whatever you need.”
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