Talking to Family about my depression
I'm the same way, deprees8. I find it hard to talk to my family about the way I feel because I don't want to scare them or upset them, and I know from experience that it can be hard for them to really understand what I'm feeling. I think there's a bit of pressure with family too, at least for me, to 'hurry up and get better'. When I feel like I'm going into a downward spiral again after feeling ok for a while, I'm hesitant to talk to my family because I feel like they're thinking 'here she goes again...'