The absolute worst things you can say to a depressed person:
Snap out of it.
Count your blessings.
Think of all the people that have it worse than you. Maybe you just need to ____________ more or ___________ less.
PLEASE don't judge someone that has this affliction. Research shows that brain chemical imbalances cause depression, but many people still believe it indicates a weak personality or character flaw. Its not!
(Van Gogh: Questions about Depression? Click here)
Shuck and Jive
Monday, June 04, 2007
As I did a little browsing this morning I found Writing from the Inside Out. The author posted an important piece regarding depression. If you ever get the blues or love someone who does, check it out. She writes:
Posted by John Shuck at 6/04/2007 07:51:00 AM