For most of my life, I have been the kind of person who smiles at the world but deep inside there’s this big, gaping black hole controlling my emotions. Emptiness. Pain. The feeling of being so alone in the world that nothing ever makes you truly happy. Otherwise known as depression. Before I go into this subject, I want to state that this is my experience with depression.
- Depressive illnesses are anything but rare in modern society. We all know someone who has struggled with depression.
- FACT: By conservative estimates, one in five Americans