It is very hard to explain to people who have never known serious depression or anxiety the sheer continuous intensity of it. There is no off switch. Matt Haig
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I have been pushing back on something I just don’t want to admit, for if I admit it then I own it. I have been doing mental gymnastics around it. The more I try to avoid it, the stronger it seems to loom over me.
I have been putting on a mask of “everything is fine” when with others, but deep down inside me it simmers just below the surface. I do not know anyone in my sphere of people who would understand these feelings that I am experiencing. So, here I am suffering in silence, my only outlet being is this blog.
So, okay I admit it, I am depressed!