10 Often-Misunderstood Things Every Depressed Person Wants You To Know

People struggling with depression often wish that others showed more understanding towards their illness. Unfortunately, depression is still surrounded by stigma and ignorance.

With that being said, here are 10 things people suffering from depression wish you knew about what depression really feels like:

1. We’re not lazy.

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The popular belief is that depressed people are lazy, despite the evidence that depression is a mental illness with a biological basis. In fact, one of the most common definitions of depression is a state of low mood with an aversion to activity.

Depressed people find it hard to do normal everyday activities, which makes them come off as lazy. However, what you didn

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