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25 Jul 2022, by KevinD1996

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Hi so this is my first blog post. I’ve been suffering from depression and anxiety since I was teenager. Of course back then I didn’t really understand what it was I was going through, I just remember a sense of wanting to be loved and to be friends with everyone to try and fill this hole within me.

It was at school I took a liking to drama/acting I think being able to become someone else through a character made me feel free from who I was. As I got older I started to accept this feeling of loneliness this empty feeling inside still not understanding what it really was going on inside. During my final year at university, I met someone who helped to change me. For once I didn’t feel so empty inside however, it didn’t truly fix the damage that had already happened within.

Once university had finished was the beginning of when things truly started to go down hill for my mental health. I’d always hidden my true feelings form everyone well my more lack of feelings. I always felt I couldn’t tell anyone like they wouldn’t believe me or think how utterly stupid and silly I was being. So I kept it all bottled up from my family, friends and my partner. It was only when I’d really hit the bottom that I finally got help and was diagnosed with depression. This was only really the beginning of at all.

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