Link – READ: An Open Letter From Someone Who Lost A Loved One To Depression

“A few days after my best friend passed away, I back read our conversations on FB. I figured that she first told me about her back in 2012. She said she’s been constantly feeling low and and thinks that she is suffering from depression. At that time, I had no idea what depression is. I thought it was an emotion. Guess what I told her? “It’s all in the mind.” “Think happy thoughts.” “Be positive lang. It will get better.” “You are a lucky girl, you shouldn’t be feeling that way.” “Ano ka ba? You have everything.” She has good grades. She was surrounded by friends. She was studying in a good university. She was adored by many. She is beautiful. I didn’t even try to Google what depression really is. I thought it was just sadness leveled up. I carelessly gave her those “words of encouragement” without fully understanding what she’s been going through. I was three years late.”

Don’t be late.

http://www.wheninmanila.com/read-an-open-letter-from-someone-who-lost-a-loved-one-to-depression/

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