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    Fading Echo posted an update 6 months ago

    The people in my life feel like I’m not trying hard enough to fix my depression. They get mad at me, say I need to do more, tell me things I know already. I’m just… stuck. Anyone with depression will get this. It’s not as easy as ”just think positive,” the way my dad says. My family is sick of hearing my thoughts, my friends are telling me to go find help because they’re clearly not helping (even if they are).

    Also, I’m really sorry, @anxietyattack66. I didn’t know before, but now I do. I’m sorry for doing the exact thing my family and friends are doing to me now. I didn’t know, Steve. Can you forgive me?

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    • I will always forgive you, no matter what. My dad always gets mad at me whenever I mention the word depression, but it’s something I go through everyday. I feel that he has depression also, but doesn’t want to reveal it since he doesn’t want his family to get sad and worried.

    • Oli replied 6 months ago

      Please don’t feel rejected @985921sqh, your family and friends should support and be there for you Echo, they should offer themselves as people you can go to when you just need to talk or need a shoulder to cry on, I want to see you being supported and valued Echo, please know that the BT community will always be here to listen and support you during the good and bad times, we all love and care about you Echo and want the best for you, you will make it through this, you will overcome depression because you are so brave, wonderful and courageous Echo, remember to always believe in yourself, know you are a survivor and never give up, inbox me anytime if you want to chat or vent, stay strong, you are never alone :) (hugs)

    • Thank you so much, @anxietyattack66 and @oliver.

    • People who has not dealt before with depression often does not now how to help. ”Just think positive”, ”just smile”, ”there’s no reason to be sad”. I like to make a comparisson with a person who is drowning. You would never tell them ”Hey, just breath, it’s easy!”. It’s the same with depression. Your family should support you, specially when your going through hard times. You can count on me and everyone in BT Echo, we are here to support you, listen to you, and help as much as we can. You can do it, never stop believing in yourself!