Media Monday: 16 Comics that Explain Depression

1. The smallest things seem like great accomplishments to you.

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2. You feel chained to your bed. Some days you cannot leave it. Your mind is your worst enemy.

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3. It is a constant companion and a classic “Party Pooper” in your life.

enhanced-buzz-25581-1377200305-194. People ask you how you are but it is always easier to say you’re fine.

enhanced-buzz-24491-1377192442-105. What starts off as a small thing, quickly grows until it quickly consumes you.

enhanced-buzz-23972-1377192174-116. You are so tired of people telling you that there is no reason to be sad.

enhanced-buzz-23894-1377192707-107. Getting out of bed is the hardest thing you can do each day.

enhanced-buzz-19581-1377201296-88. It is a never ending cycle.
enhanced-buzz-18937-1377192874-399. You find that you are always failing people’s expectations of you; especially your own.

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10. You feel like you have to put on an act to fit in .

enhanced-buzz-15480-1377204064-4511. People are just not as understanding because they cannot physically see the effect it has on you.

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12. You wish you knew what the reason why you are being plagued every day.

enhanced-buzz-7414-1377192648-4613. You know you’re being irrational but there is nothing you can do about it.

enhanced-buzz-6506-1377192043-814. You’re constantly being shut down, and then people cannot figure out why you do not talk to them anymore.

enhanced-buzz-6432-1377193736-515. You feel like you are the only one going through this. You feel alone.

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16. You feel like you have lost yourself.

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Author’s Note: Thanks to BuzzFeed for posting a similar article a few weeks ago. The above cartoons were borrowed from this article.

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