Insensitive Things People Say

Wretch Yes, when people are at their most ill, they often stop looking after themselves. They can look unkempt, they can look sad, but there’s a huge number of people who are depress that go about their daily business and you would never know that there was anything wrong. Many people are fighting battles we know nothing about, and maybe that’s part of the problem. ‘Cheer up, it might never happen’ Well, it already has. I don’t ever recall anyone being miraculously cur of depression after being told to cheer up. It sounds patronising and flippant when you’re on the receiving end of such a comment.

Hear instead Tell us that

If only we had thought of cheering up, we wouldn’t have phone number list had to bother with pesky things like CBT and mication! And another thing, having depression does not mean that you are miserable % of the time. You do get moments of cheerfulness and find things that might make you smile, albeit briefly. So, if we happen to laugh at something we see on TV, it doesn’t mean that our illness is ‘fake.’ ‘Pull yourself together’ Yes, that old chestnut. People might say this to you in various guises, including ‘you just have to get on with it.

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Unless you’re a doctor

Would you say the same to someone with ES Phone Number a physical illness? Probably not. There seems to be more sympathy for someone with a plaster cast on their leg than for someone who ‘can’t be bother’ to get out of b and get a shower. Offering advice about mication Mication is always a contentious issue. Some people avoid it like the plague and for some it’s a lifeline. But it’s a very personal choice. Often it’s a choice between suffering side effects but having better mental health, or not taking mication and being unable to get out of b at all.

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