I have a personal enemy. Many people call him Depression, but I know he’s really a terrorist.
I told a friend about my pain and he was surprised. He said that he would never have guessed that I live with depression. He said that outwardly I seem to be so balanced. This is why I am writing about my depression. I want to express how outwardly a person can seem so normal, yet beneath the layers, we live with unspoken torture.
Labelling depression as a terrorist may seem dramatic and harsh. But that is what depression feels like to me. Depression hijacks my attention and it threatens the essence of who I am.
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