5 Things To Remember If You Love Someone Who Struggles With Depression

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1. Depression isn’t something they choose.

A greyscale image of a woman holding her hand up in front of her face.
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Unsplash / Bekah Allmark

Depression isn’t a cry for help. It’s not an attempt to get attention. It’s not a choice. It is the most frustrating thing to go through.

Depression can leave you feeling totally paralyzed. It’s not just a bad day or a bad mood. These are chronic problems.