Depression, clinical depression, or major depression is a common and serious mental illness that negatively affects how a person feels, thinks, and acts. Are you wondering how to help someone with depression? Is there someone in your life who you think may be struggling with depression? It’s emotionally painful to see someone you love in so much pain but you’re not sure how to help them. Relationships aren’t easy, so loving someone with a mental health diagnosis can be even more of a challenge. Here are 7 Reasons To Love Someone With Depression.
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