Dying

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Depression, like a lot of mental illnesses, is a chameleon which can adapt to its owners’ surroundings and is a master of hiding in plain sight.

Someday

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It’s been 8 months now. 8 month since this cruel depressive episode began and it fails to calm. Fails to let up from it’s relentless torture. Fails to allow me to breathe without its heavy …

Please don’t leave

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As a depressive, there are many vicious mental cycles we find ourselves in but none more hurtful than the cycle of isolation and abandonment we so very often find ourselves in. When we suffer, we …

Good news does not always bring good mood

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I often think that, in life, whilst we so very often over-complicate the simple, we also simplify the complicated which can lead to so many confusing emotions and thoughts especially when it comes to depression. …

I have lost the will to live

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“It’s been four days since I’ve had a shower. Four days since I’ve got dressed. Four days since I’ve been outside. But it’s raining. No one has noticed that I haven’t got dressed or been …

Don’t wait for the New Year

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If you’ve been reading my words for a while now you will know that I don’t have a very big social circle. In fact, when it comes to my home town, you could even reduce …