I Want People To Understand Mental Illness

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    I hate it when Im feeling depressed

    and my dad or sister tell me to snap out of it or use my willpower, or ull feel better when u talk a walk. they havent been through severe depression so they do not understand what its like. there is low energy and zero motivation so how do you go and take that walk. ok if you...
    sugarpuffs sugarpuffs
    26-30, F
    Aug 22, 2015

    A Little Understanding Is All I'm Asking

    I think that some people believe that people with a mental illness just make it up.  Some of my family thinks that way. My grandmother believes that I can pray it away and I told her it doesn't work that way and she said I wasn't praying enough.My mother would like to think...
    ImNotGood ImNotGood
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Mar 29, 2011
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