Are you miserable or depressed when you’re around your parents? When battling depression, it’s important you have a strong support system, and that includes having a supportive family. But it can be difficult when it’s your parents that are causing some of the trauma you’re trying to undo.
Things Not To Say To Someone With Depression:
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