Beauty in the Breakdown by Tegan Anderson
“We can’t hide like this forever, Josh. How did we even get into this mess?”
Family. Money. Run. Three things that Josh Ray and Clara Roberts have their entire life based around. It’s an endless loop of get away from family, get money and get running. After a few months of what feels like stability, Josh and Clara have to start the cycle all over again until everything finally comes to an end. There was something beautiful in the way that things broke down.
‘Beauty in the Breakdown’ represents the importance of trust and self-discovery in an unstable lifestyle through the eyes of Josh Ray, someone who believes that there is always something beautiful in a breakdown.
Trigger & Content Warnings:
- Physical abuse
- Alcoholism, anxiety and depression
- Suicide (discussed) and self-harm (discussed)
- Murder (on-page)