More and more people suffer from anxiety, depression, or panic attacks these days. These emotional disruptions are in no way signs of weakness but of a person’s strength. Read on to understand why.
11 Quotes About Depression
Anxiety, depression, and panic attacks are not a sign of weakness. They are only indications that you have been staying strong for too long.
It takes great courage to admit that you’re feeling broken or that you need help. This is the first step toward healing, so be very proud of yourself if you’re able to do this. When you reach out to people you love, you will feel less alone in your battle and more courageous with each day.
When I say “I’m okay, just tired,” that’s my depression setting in. But don’t worry, I won’t bother you with it. I know how uncomfortable you feel when I start talking about how I’m feeling so I will not unload this burden on you.
I’m not sure if I’m depressed. I’m not sad, but I’m not happy, either. It’s mostly a feeling of not caring anymore and not wanting to find out why I don’t care.
When it comes to depression, it’s not always just your heart. Your mind sometimes breaks as well. Sometimes it breaks at just the same time, too.
I don’t know what I feel anymore. If only feelings could be turned on and off. If only someone will just tell me what I’m feeling, maybe I’ll also know how to deal with it.
Just because we don’t say certain things out loud doesn’t mean we don’t feel them. Sometimes the feelings are just so overwhelming that it’s hard to talk about. It’s hard to explain something so complicated to someone so happy and healthy. They will never understand.
She usually musters a smile and tells you that she’s okay. But in reality, she barely made it through today. Before she was able to give you that smile, you have no idea about the many demons that she had to battle just to get through this day.
On really bad days, I can feel myself breaking piece by piece. I can hear my heart shattering to a million little pieces.
It sucks when everything is going back to normal and it comes crashing down again. The worst part about it is that you don’t want to try and put it back together again, but you have no choice. You have to.
Does it really get better, or do you just learn to live with it? Do you really overcome the challenges, or do you just get so good at faking it that it feels like you’re winning?
Do you know the difference between sadness and depression? Yes, these are not necessarily the same thing. Read on to understand how.
11 Sad Depressing Quotes
Someone somewhere right now is feeling the exact same feelings as I am. Somewhere in the world there is someone who’s feeling like they are alone with their pain, and nobody really cares to know how they’re feeling. There’s someone out there who wants to reach out but couldn’t.
The strongest people are not the people who show their strength in front of everybody. They are the people who are fighting battles and winning battles that we have no idea about. They are overcoming their challenges just to stay alive.
It’s scary what a smile can hide. A person can be smiling but they’re actually dying inside. They can be smiling, but they can just be looking for someone who will see the silent tears that they cry.
Have you ever felt so sad that it hurts you inside on a physical level? You feel tired to the bone, and you feel a heaviness in your heart. Your head hurts, and your body hurts. It’s hard to breathe and you find it so hard to focus.
It’s heartbreaking to know that some people are not waiting for their happy ending anymore because they’re just waiting for the end. They lost all desire to live a good life because they are have decided to just live from day to day.
The problem about always being the strong one is that no one extends a helping hand for you. People automatically assume that you can take care of yourself. When you show a sign of weakness, they feel uncomfortable and don’t know how to help.
They say I look sad today. That’s not really accurate because I look sad every single day. Today I just don’t bother to hide the sadness. It feels liberating to just show what my true feelings are.
So many feelings are often left unsaid. Here I am falling apart right in front of you and you don’t even see me. What is it with sadness that people are so uncomfortable about?
I keep a lot of things to myself because nobody really cares. Even if I share what I feel with people, they don’t know what to say to me that will make me feel better. To be honest, I don’t know what will make me feel better, either.
I’m not as strong and brave as everyone thinks I am. I guess I’m just a really, really good actor that can convince everyone that I am someone I’m not.
Behind the laughter is a hurting heart. You look at me and see someone that isn’t really me. If you look closely, you will see that I am slowly falling apart.
11 Depressing Love Quotes
I think the most heartbreaking thing about life is watching someone you love become someone you hate. You don’t think that it can even be possible. You are so convinced that you will love this person forever. When it ends, only anger and hate take the place of love.
I’ve spent so much time thinking about you and me. I guess now I’m just sorry that I gave you everything I had without even making sure that you wanted it. I fell too fast and too hard that it completely slipped my mind to check if you were feeling the same way.
Don’t feel bad, because you did nothing wrong. I chose to have my heart broken believing that you could ever be someone that I’ll need. Sometimes love does that to you. It makes you believe that you have a chance at something when clearly you don’t.
For what it’s worth, I was happy with you. I hope that you fall in love with someone who will not let you fall asleep thinking that you’re not wanted. I knew that we were nearing the end when I started feeling this a little too often.
Never cry over someone who hurt you. Smile and hold your head high. Instead, thank them for giving you a chance to find someone better. Remember that not everyone you fall in love with will give you a happy ever after. Most of the time, they will just give you the lessons.
If you’re going to leave someone, at least have the decency to tell them why. Give them a reason, even if it’s a crappy reason. What hurts is knowing that you’re not even worth an explanation.
I hope that one day, several years from now, our paths will cross again when I’ve finally gotten over you. And then after not seeing me for all that time, it will break your heart a little. Okay, maybe not a little but a lot.
One of the saddest moments in life is saying goodbye to a person you wish to spend the rest of your life with. In another life, I know that we ended up being together. In this one, I guess I will just have to miss you.
The thing about broken hearts is that no matter how hard you try to bring back the pieces together again, they will never fit the same way they did before. Your heart will never be the same again. It will either be too fragile or too hard from here on out.
Who do you turn to when the only person who can stop your tears from falling is the same person why you’re crying? Whose arms do you run to when the person you love is the same person who’s pushing you away?
Don’t be in a relationship with someone who’s perfectly okay with going hours or even days without hearing your voice or without talking to you. If they’re okay with you being absent for that long, they’ll be okay with you out of their lives for good.
11 Being Depressed Quotes
I’m overwhelmed by everything. So overwhelmed that even the smallest tasks can feel like too much, and they make me want to break down and cry. Everything is just too much for me right now that I cannot properly function.
People think that those who are suffering from depression can easily talk about the problem. It’s not as easy as it sounds. When you’re depressed, you won’t be able to talk about your problems because you will want to take on everyone else’s problems just to conceal your own.
Being depressed is like fighting a war. You can win or die trying. Most of the time you just choose not to engage.
There’s no way for me to make you understand. There’s no way for me to make anyone understand what’s going on inside me. I don’t even know how to explain it myself. How can I expect people to help me when I don’t even know what’s going on?
If you want to know what being depressed is like, it’s the same feeling as drowning, only you can see everyone around you breathing. And no one is reaching out a hand to pull you out of the water.
Everybody thinks I’m okay because I look happy, and I’m always laughing and smiling. I look like a person who has it all together. What people don’t know is that I’m dying inside. I don’t have everything together because I’m falling apart.
When you’re depressed, you are forced to remain silent because no one really cares to know what really hurts you.
I’m so tired of trying to be stronger and braver than I really feel.
I always act like I’m okay, so everyone thinks that I am. But when it’s dark and I’m all alone, that’s when I finally let the tears fall.
Sometimes all you can do is just shut the door, lay in bed, wipe away the tears, and fall asleep before everything starts falling apart.
I try to hide my feelings, but I forget that my eyes also speak.
9 Overcoming Depression Quotes
You will come out of this nightmare like the resilient, powerful, and beautiful person that you are. It can be difficult to remember this, especially when you’re feeling like just a shell of the person you used to be. But believe me when I say that you are capable of overcoming this so much more than you can think.
To the confused and hurting soul who’s reading this, I know you’re exhausted, fed up, and so close to breaking apart. But you possess a strength that you don’t even know. Even when you feel like you’re at your weakest and lowest, keep fighting!
Before you can find the light, you need to handle a bit of darkness first.
It’s perfectly okay to admit that you’re not okay.
I’ve learned that being okay means being honest about what I feel and what I want. It’s about being true to what I feel and who I am.
Don’t believe the things you tell yourself when you’re feeling alone and sad.
Never forget about how far you’ve come and everything that you have experienced. Remember all the times that you pushed on even when you were convinced that you couldn’t anymore. Think about all those mornings you got out of bed no matter how difficult it was. Never forget about the times you wanted to give up but didn’t.
Even if the world is filled with suffering, know that it’s also filled with overcoming challenges.
You deserve to be happy and to live a life that you feel excited about. Don’t let other people or certain situations make you forget that.
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