stephen fry| worst part of depression || author | terezia farkas

#TheWorstPartOfDepressionIs is trending today on Twitter. There are so many great comments and thoughts being shared. Here’s a few to help you or anyone you know suffering from depression. What do you think the worst part of depression is?

#TheWorstPartOfDepressionIs people telling you that you’re just going through a little phase.

#TheWorstPartOfDepressionIs that everyone thinks it’s a choice to be depressed.

#TheWorstPartOfDepressionIs the lies your brain tells you about your own worth.

#TheWorstPartOfDepressionIs the guilt. Feeling like you are letting everyone down. That those you love deserve someone better.

#TheWorstPartOfDepressionIs not admitting/realizing soon enough you have it. It’s never too late to get help!

#TheWorstPartOfDepressionIs people asking, “What do you have to be depressed about?”

#TheWorstPartOfDepressionIs fighting a disorder that wants to kill you. Knowing that depression lies but not being sure which are the lies.

#TheWorstPartOfDepressionIs trying to live a normal life that includes work, relationships, health, etc when you have zero energy.

#TheWorstPartOfDepressionIs losing amazing people to it.

#TheWorstPartOfDepressionIs not that you feel bad… you literally don’t feel ANYTHING. Its complete and absolute emptiness.

#TheWorstPartOfDepressionIs that you can’t help everyone.

For me, #TheWorstPartOfDepressionIs that people think you’re lying about it if you smiled that one time.

#TheWorstPartOfDepressionIs that it’s responsible for 60% of all deaths by suicide, making it the most ignored epidemic in our history.

#TheWorstPartOfDepressionIs that your best friend and confidante is your bed, and not an actual person.

#TheWorstPartOfDepressionIs believing the world could go on without you when that belief is NOT true. Each person is incredibly PRECIOUS!

Join the conversation on Twitter. Help raise awareness and end the stigma.

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