To recap the previous post:
There are a lot of horror stories that like to use monsters as a metaphor for people with mental illnesses. I prefer to think of the monsters as the mental illnesses themselves, whereas the people dealing with them are more the Buffy-esque badasses who deal with them.
An unrelated conversation got me pondering a fairly common question: “Why do kids these days have to put a label on everything?”
Well, since I’ve already got the metaphor onhand, let’s talk about the thing: