We have talked a bit about The Depressions here on this blog and I firmly believe if we talk about such things then more understanding and insight will follow, for those feeling it and for those with loved ones who are living it.
I read something very powerful today and I felt it very accurately described the decent of depression and clearly so did more than 5000 people who have commented. It is a "must read" for those who can't understand why people don't snap out of it. The greatest evidence of hope I saw at the end of this post was that in order to be able to so accurately describe the feelings, the writer must most assuredly be on the other side of depression.
The only thing I would add to this wonderful text of analogies is that being a "recovered depressionista" I do constantly peer over my shoulder looking for that black dog. I do worry and analyze feelings just in case he should be trying to worm his way back in.
I promise the next post will be much more fun and exciting but for now I hand you over to....
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