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I Want to Talk About the Myths About Depression

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    Not Sure If It's Been Said too Often Before, Or Not.

    I was watching a movie about depression and suicide last week. There was one thing that seemed very important to me. Don't ever say "Pull yourself together!" or "Just try hard enough!" and similar phrases to anyone stuck in a depression. It implies, that...
    MsIndievidual MsIndievidual 18-21, F 9 Responses Oct 5, 2009

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    You Won't Lose Yourself

    One of the things that many (including myself) think of, when approaching the idea of being depression free, is losing themselves. The edge of what makes them feel, care for others, even their abilities in their writing. It's all a myth. ;-) I have lived with depression, since...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Oct 5, 2009

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    I Battled Depression.

    I was a happy child with a happy go lucky teenage life and considered myself a successful  young adult. I graduated and held a respectable job. I have a place in the society and in short, I have a life. One day something happened. I was very traumatised by it. I...
    muchasgracias muchasgracias 31-35 14 Responses Oct 6, 2009

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