I have to deal with depression. I also have to deal with the stupid stuff people say, because people don’t know shite about depression.
Here are the 9 sentences people with depression are so sick of hearing:
1. “We all have bad days.”
2. “You know, it’s demons.”
*Whispers in a creepy voice* “You caught me, wanna join us?”
3. “You don’t look depressed”
Sorry, I forgot to put on my emo face for you today, Carol.
4. “Have you tried exercising?”
Sometimes it takes all my energy just to get out of bed. Does that count?
5. “Don’t take pills, you need to feel what life has dealt you.”
Well yes, when you brain chemicals work the way they should, then sure. In total brain chem chaos, HELL TO THE NO!
6. “Maybe, you’re cursed?”
7. “Yesterday you were fine”
8. “Just cheer up!”
WHAT A BREAKTHROUGH! Thank you. *Drowns in own sarcasm.*
9. “How about meditating?
*Breathe deeply in. Breathes deeply out.*
Still have a friggin mental ILLNESS.
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