This Is What Depression Looks Like

Thought Catalog

Depression is:

Not being able to get up to clean your room.

Not answering your phone when people try to find you, because you don’t want to have to come out.

The voice in your head that says, “I’ll never be good enough for them” about a crush, even when you know that certain somebody likes you back a lot, or maybe even loves you.

Having to go back home part-way through your plans with someone because you feel so consumed with your own emotions that you physically cannot be anywhere but your bed.

When you can go for days without leaving the confines of those few steps between kitchen and bedroom.

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Feeling like you’re falling apart and being unable to ask for help.

Missing an appointment and being unable to schedule another one out of fear that the person you had an appointment with hates you…

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