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From the time I was 12, I always was a little sadder than most kids.
I struggled with anxiety as a child as well. I remember fearing for my grandmother to leave for work as a kid and the fear of her getting into a car accident.
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I was a homebody and didn’t go out anywhere due to low self-image and insecurities. I started taking anti-depressants at age 16 and to this day struggle with bouts of depression and anxiety but the medications have help deal with my struggles.
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Then, I was diagnosed with major depressive disorder and social anxiety disorder and recently PTSD. I believe that counseling as well as medication helps to a point but will always face in some way the sadness.
Nevertheless, I hope that I am going to get better and I will start seeing the glass half full.