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Depression Quote...

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Yesterday I went to my local public library for study. Before I left I checked out the shelves where the mental health books were kept. I checked out a book titled, Depression: Your Questions Answered by Romeo Vitelli. In it I found this quote:

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What are your thoughts (if any) on this quote? What would you add/omit from it if not complete in what the author is attempting to convey?
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...a phrase to keep in mind. It's AWESOME!

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I like it! The beauty of the hidden sky can only be seen in the darkness. Thanks, that’s something to think about.
 
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The first quote is relatable, but it is not entirely true. It can feel true, but: you can escape it/you can heal from it, and, it is not a part of who we are, it is an illness.
 
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Didnt like or agree, "cant ever escape", dont feel/think that at all.

And didnt like the last part "in your bones, in your blood", so corny. Too dark for the sake of nothing.
 
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I think depression can definitely feel like that, but I don't like the can't escape mentality. I feel like my depression is a cape I wear... sometimes it's helpful, provides clarity; sometimes it's oppressive. But I'm not going to wear it forever.
 
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