Why I Felt That I Had Not Earned the “Right” To Be Depressed

When the world felt like it was on fire, I remained essential, calm, tranquil, and poised.

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A few weeks before my dad was diagnosed with cancer in 2019, I experienced high levels of anxiety.

The mornings were easy and smooth, but the afternoons felt long and dreadful. I would…




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