50 Meaningful Pieces Of Advice From Adults Who Were Depressed As Teenagers
Depression

50 Meaningful Pieces Of Advice From Adults Who Were Depressed As Teenagers

These adults from Ask Reddit share what they would tell the younger versions of themselves as they struggled with depression.

4. The depression never totally stops, but you learn to work through it. Just take a moment, take a breath, and keep moving forward in life. Otherwise, you’ll sit at this terrible dead end job that makes you miserable for 10 or so years of your life. Just keep moving and don’t ever give up. Giving up is the worst, because it allows you to make excuses.

5. I’d tell my younger self not to give a damn so much about middle school and high school bullshit. Life only seems like it sucks because you have no experience and perspective to determine it’s really kind of OK. And all that stuff you feel like you’re missing out on, there’s plenty of time to pack all that in to life, so just concentrate on being happy with who you are.

6. Time will go much quicker than you think and once you leave high school you won’t ever see those assholes again.

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