A Teen Describes Her Struggle With Depression In This Heartfelt Poem
Feb 3, 2015
For those who know someone with depression, understanding how it truly affects the depressed can be baffling and full of misconceptions. On the outside looking in, everything seems to be fine, but depression rears its symptoms in a variety of ways. Sabrina Benaim is a young adult who struggled with a way to explain her depression to her mother, who, although well-meaning, suggested "fixes" that did nothing to help Sabrina's condition. By conveying her feelings through a poem, Sabrina explains what living with depression is truly like.