Asking for and Accepting Help
Depression is not who you are. It does not define your life or your worth or your future. But right now,... View more
Depression is not who you are. It does not define your life or your worth or your future. But right now, it’s overwhelming, and it makes sense to feel overwhelmed.
Asking for help is not a sign of weakness any more than depression itself is. The important thing to note is that there is a way out of the darkness. You don’t have to see it or know how to navigate that healing path. You just need to send up a flare—in a manner of speaking—to let someone know that you need help and guidance.
Knowing how to ask for help when you’re depressed isn’t just about defining the action steps. It’s also about understanding how depression tends to stand in the way of those steps and finding the small windows of opportunity for hope and connection.
Are you sure you want to leave ?