Friends and Family Make Me Feel Happy


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I was diagnosed when I was 12. I would stay in my room for weeks at a time.

I self-harmed and struggled my way through life. I choose to take myself off the medication because it seemed even on it, I wanted to spend my life in bed. I changed my diet, changed my career and changed my friend group.

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Being around people who were happy and healthy made it easier to pull myself out of the moods I would get in, even now. Being in college at my age has been really hard, I’m the oldest in all of my classes.

It took me longer than I would have liked to pick my career but it’s made things so much better for me.

Read more: Dealing with Depression as a 40-year-old Woman

Medication didn’t work for me but it has shown so many improvements for my friends and my family.

I figured out how to take care of myself and manage my life without it. It’s hard, but it can be done.

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