• When A Friend Has Depression, Try This

    5 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    I've heard it said that if you drop a frog into water and slowly turn up the heat, it'll stay in the pot.
    It just swims around, completely oblivious of the danger, until it boils. A pretty morbid picture, to be sure...but it's the best way I can explain my bout with clinical depression.
    My first year of college, I went from being a sunny, happy girl to devastatingly sad. Out of nowhere, basic tasks became cumbersome monsters. Taking a shower felt like running a marathon. Going to class, an impossible task. It took a while for me to get the help I needed, but eventually I wound up in a...
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