About

Janet is an artist living in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She writes letters to her best friend Carmen about her thoughts and experiences with addiction and mental illness. By talking openly about such things as bulimia, bipolar, alcoholism, drugs, sex, anxiety, and obsessive compulsiveness, she hopes to help others feel less alone and break down stigmas.

Carmen is an artist living In Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Carmen writes to her best friend Janet about her day-to-day life, bringing up insights and questions on topics such as anxiety, dating, sex, growing older, and being creative. Carmen's more grounded approach to life makes for an interesting (and often humorous) contrast to Janet’s dysfunctionality.

Here are their letters, stories, conversations and questions.

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