I agree, we need to be writing more and in more places. I’ve written for major publications but they always focus on what we can do to manage things and not the actual experience we have. I think sharing the actual experience is a vital part of creating connections with others who experience the same. Sometimes the most valuable thing can be to know we’re not alone because depression by it’s very nature is isolating.

Newspaper reporter in Eastern Iowa. The views expressed are mine alone.

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