When Depression Makes You Feel Helpless

Bipolar Depression, bipolar disorder, bipolar one, depression, depression cycles, mental health, Mental Health Recovery, mental illness

The Bipolar Writer Collaborative Mental Health Blog

Depressed & Alone

My last depression cycle, which started in January and didn’t end until late February.

Despite the feelings that I had to deal with during the cycle, coming out of the fog has really helped me reflect on my feelings during this turbulent time. One sense that seems to always be intensified when I am dealing with depression–being alone in this fight.

I know “in this fight” I have all of my fellow mental illness suffers that I can turn to when I am depressed, and I always do by writing blogs to make connections. Depression has been my oldest companion in this life, and it is the longest relationship that I have ever had (granted it is one of those on again, off again things.) Depression always leaves me with thoughts about being alone.

When life is good and depression is on the back burner, my life…

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