3 Misconceptions of Depression

Reblogged from the “Confessions” blog.

Depression is a vile and vindictive disease. It is a thief in the night that comes to rob you of your joy. Living with such a debilitating disease can often be compared to living in a real life horror movie. You know that the ghost exists, you can sense its presence, but you never know when it’s going to reveal itself. Night after night you hear its haunting footsteps in the hall. The slight creaks of the floor are enough to send you into overdrive.

Living with depression is exactly that; except it’s hardly living, wouldn’t you say? I know of many people who suffer deeply from depression and anxiety that they are literally crippled in fear on a daily basis. They cannot leave their own bedroom without diving into a panic attack.

If we’re being honest, not many people know a lot about depression. If we’re being even more…

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