When you are suffering with depression it’s all too easy to shut yourself away from the outside world. Shunning human company often seems like the safest option.
The symptoms of depression are many and varied, but range from continuous low mood and sadness to feeling hopeless and helpless, having no motivation or interest and not getting any enjoyment out of life. It’s therefore unsurprising that many people with depression struggle to socialise and find it easier to withdraw from the world. Indeed this is one of the telltale signs that a person may be suffering with a depressive episode.
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Originally posted on September 4, 2013 @ 4:10 pm