Hi, I am depressed, are you too? Cool !!! Can we be friends..?
I am an introvert. I think going outside is a threat for me, a threat of feelings that are unwanted and unkind to my soul.
I fear judgements on my looks, I fear criticisms that are unnecessary, I fear I have to behave in an acceptable way that pleases the crowd despite my discomforts. Eventually leading to more depression. I can say being an introvert has made me prone to depressions.
But I don’t think I’ll be depressed forever. I never am. But can’t depressed people help other depressed ones?
Just like the happy people, who are a bunch of like minded people having fun. So why can’t the like minded depressed people become a bunch of happy people, helping each other through the challenges of life? Respecting each other’s hardships and inspiring each other to do better!
I think that’s one of the best ideas I ever had. I never boast, it’s no where near my personality traits, but for this “Idea” of a depressed community towards a better life, seems to me a very bright and positive idea. Like a counselling, among people who share the same burden, and don’t fear of being judged and can get past depression because depression dies where friendships are born. There’s not a trouble in life a few good friends can’t solve.
If you’re sad you can talk to friends, you’re broke, friends will help you get a job or give you a loan. But that’s like few of the worst cases.
But how do we find the rights friends? The ones who make time for us, just to listen to our aching souls, consoling our hearts for whatever reasons. Finding such a friend who would not turn on you, who would not use your shortcomings against you, is difficult, especially if you’re an introvert, even more if you’re depressed.
But maybe another depressed soul will not pick on you, be sympathetic to you, and you both can help each other.
And honestly only if we help another can we feel true peace, true meaning in life. When you can have good thoughts about yourself and good thoughts about another. Isn’t that what we want? To feel good, to be at peace, to matter? Healing another sould truly heals your own soul.