Depression is a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. It affects the way you feel, think, and behave. It can lead to a number of emotional and physical problems. You may have difficulties in doing your day-to-day activities. Sometimes it makes you feel like life isn’t worth living.
You may feel misunderstood by people in your life when they say:
“can you just snap out of it?”
“aren’t you over this yet?”
You probably think “well, I wish it were that easy.” Often, people feel miserable and unhappy and do not really know why. You may feel like you do not even recognize yourself. You may wonder why the things that once brought you joy no longer do.
Some common symptoms of depression are: