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    Posted on Jun 7, 2016

    26 Times Squidward Summed Up What It's Like To Be Depressed

    Tell me to ~just cheer up~ one more time.

    1. When you wake up on a bad day and have to face the prospect of getting out of bed.

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    2. And then when you actually try.

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    3. When someone asks how you are and you don’t know if they want the honest answer or not.

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    4. When you try to do something you used to enjoy.

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    5. When someone tells you to just exercise since it'll definitely help.

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    6. When you think a little fresh air might make you feel better.

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    7. When someone tells you to ~just cheer up~.

    8. When you haven't been hungry in a day but know you need to eat for "staying alive" reasons.

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    9. When you go to work even though you really, really need a mental health day.

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    10. When you get home after a long day of pretending to be a functioning human being.

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    11. When you think of the plans you've canceled because your depression was acting up.

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    12. When you’re out with friends and a mood change strikes out of nowhere.

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    13. When you make one tiny mistake.

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    14. When you think about the to-do list you don’t have the energy to tackle.

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    15. When you try to do something despite your depression acting up.

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    16. When you're wishing bubble baths were as transformative as self-care enthusiasts make them seem.

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    17. When anxiety pops up right alongside your depression.

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    18. When you hit the point when you're feeling nothing at all.

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    19. When your sex drive takes a giant hit.

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    20. When you look about as good as you feel.

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    21. When other people having fun when you can't makes you irrationally irritable AF.

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    22. When those depression headaches hit.

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    23. When something small goes wrong on an already bad day.

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    24. When you come down from an episode and remember your depression is a damn liar.

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    25. When you have one good day and are like, "Mental illness who???"

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    26. When you find a treatment plan that actually works for you.

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