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Maureen Townsend

Maureen is a 20-something pre-med student at the University of Central Florida. She hopes to one day become a neurosurgeon. She enjoys running, writing, being a hot mess, and complaining about the weather. Email her:

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Depression is not a tangible being that can be outlined by a set definition; it manifests itself in many different ways, for different people, at different times.

“I need you. I know we haven’t talked and you don’t love me anymore, but please. I need you.”

I can’t pinpoint the moment when my feelings decided to reappear and slap me hard in the face. All I know is that once it happened, there was no hope for me.