There’s a Crack in Everything: Sex, Covid & the Psych Ward

Cooper Thornton
Be Yourself
Published in
6 min readMay 13, 2021

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The silhouette of a man entering a dimly lit room from a darkened hallway.

Where was the fucking driftwood?

Shaking and sobbing, I told her that I couldn’t function. That my sleep was for shit, I wasn’t eating much if anything, the tiniest tasks were overwhelming for me. Could I please, PLEASE get some help?

“Are you thinking of ending your life?”

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Cooper Thornton
Be Yourself

Parent, Actor, People Lover, Observer, Writer and Most Often Happy Depressive in NC by way of LA by way of UK by way of BC by way of TN, where it all started.