Depression, clinical depression, or major depression is a common and serious mental illness that negatively affects how a person feels, thinks, and acts. Do you want to know how to help someone suffering from depression? Do you know of someone who may be suffering from depression? It can be emotionally difficult to see someone you care about in such pain, but it is also frustrating to not know how to help them. It’s not easy to have a relationship with someone who has a mental illness. Loving them can be more difficult. Here are 7 reasons to love someone with depression.
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