Originally posted on melancholy moomin:
For a long while now I’ve felt like I wanted or needed someone to talk to about this, or even just somewhere and when realised that I wasn’t actually completely comfortable talking to many of my friends about it I decided to use my blog as a way to help myself.
I’ve hidden my depression from everyone for so long and it’s only recently I’ve been more open about it because it started to effect important every day things and because I felt the need to make people more aware of mental health.
I’m unaware out of the people in my life who knows and who doesn’t.
I’m not ashamed of it any more. I never should have been ashamed of it. No one should ever feel ashamed to have any type of illness. Depression is an illness. It’s a chemical imbalance in the brain. It’s not a mood, or…
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