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DEPRESSION ISNT REAL! snap out of it!!!

Anonymous
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My sister said those exact words to me today. The conversation came up when she asked me what my meds were. I'm on cymbalta. This is the convo:

Her: what do you take it for?
Me: anxiety and depression.
Her: (laughs) you have depression?
Me: yes, I've been on different meds for it, this one only helps with anxiety though, not my depression.
Her: depression isn't real.
Me: yes it is...
Her: yea right, I get depressed. I just snap out of it. Its easy.
Me: you can't just snap out of depression.
Her: yea you can! Its not real!
Me: alrighty.

Seriously? You think I WANT to be depressed? You think I WANT to think about suicide? She doesn't understand that everyday is a struggle for me. Everyday I wish to not be here. Everyday I WANT to forget.

I wish I could 'snap out of it '. I really do. But I can't. I wish I could force myself to stop feeling like I'm nothing. Stop feeling like this world is some never ending dream. I actually do tell myself to snap out of it, but of course you can not flip a switch on depression.

Do I use my depression as an excuse? No. i take everyday at a time. I ddon't look forward to tmr. But I live through it. I push myself to live another day. I push myself to forget. I push my feelings and pain down and put a smile on.

Idk, I'm venting. She just made me feel like shit more though.
Posted by Anonymous on Jul. 10, 2013 at 9:22 PM
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proudmommy690
by Ruby Member on Jul. 10, 2013 at 9:23 PM
2 moms liked this
She's a fucking bitch.
RiotousDigits
by Ruby Member on Jul. 10, 2013 at 9:23 PM

uhm... if it "isn't real," there's nothing to "snap out of"

Your sister is a twit.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Jul. 10, 2013 at 9:24 PM
Depression support group mama u need it
besosfantasies
by Silver Member on Jul. 10, 2013 at 9:25 PM
1 mom liked this

 Has she ever researched depression?! She was probably "blue", but I highly doubt she she's ever been depressed.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Jul. 10, 2013 at 9:25 PM

i would have punched her in her face.

Im a bitch though. i hate my sister.

Luna091306
by on Jul. 10, 2013 at 9:26 PM
I hate people who think like that. I've struggled with depression for years. I know how real it is and no you can not just snap out of it! *hugs*
Anonymous
by Anonymous 4 on Jul. 10, 2013 at 9:26 PM

both my mom and i suffer from depression.over the years,ive become kind of numb but my mom lets it run her life.she wont even try to get help..it makes me not want to help her.if you wont help yourself,why should i?

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Jul. 10, 2013 at 9:26 PM
I told her being sad and being depressed are two very different things. She continued to argue with me so I dropped it.


Quoting besosfantasies:

 Has she ever researched depression?! She was probably "blue", but I highly doubt she she's ever been depressed.


SamiJ18
by Platinum Member on Jul. 10, 2013 at 9:27 PM
My mom said it is all in my head...yet, she takes anxiety meds for PTSD...
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 5 on Jul. 10, 2013 at 9:27 PM
My dh says the same thing. Some people have no clue until they go through it.
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