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Why is being depressed bad?

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Last Updated: 07/16/2020 at 5:14pm
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July 16th, 2020 5:14pm
Because people have no idea what a depressed person is going through, and so they feel deeply alone and afraid of speaking their mind. Being depressed is not the depressed persons fault, yet everything around them implies that it is... "pull yourself together", "think positively" etc, the guilt of not being "good enough", feeling as if they are simply too weak... it weighs them down like a tonne of bricks. This is why depression is so hard to deal with, the lack of understanding and the feeling of vast isolation and alienation from society leaves a person feeling empty and hopeless.