The Depression Thing
An honest story of one man’s journey with depression. He’s a software programmer, like me, so I can empathize pretty deeply with the way that he thinks.
I like this point regarding therapy:
That was one of the many neat realizations I had during this whole experience. Therapy tricks you into becoming better at therapy.
It really is true. And then there was this near the end:
But still, I obviously think it’s worth talking about. People act so weirdly when it comes to this stuff, precisely because we don’t talk about it, even today, in 2017. Fuck flying cars and laser guns, I want transparent discussion of mental problems in society.
We have to work hard to make things like mental disorders less taboo. There is much more work to be done and every post matters.
Originally published at John Saddington.