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21 Times #TheWorstPartAboutDepressionIs Reminded You That You're Not Alone

You don't have to suffer in silence.

Some people on Twitter have been using the hashtag #TheWorstPartOfDepressionIs to share their experience with the mental illness.

These are just some of the many reminders that even on the worst days when you feel like you're suffering alone, there are others out there who know exactly what you're going through.

Note: We've blurred names and faces to respect the privacy of users who shared their stories.

1. Some people just don't get it:

2. Like, really don't get it:

3. Sometimes there are no words:

#TheWorstPartofDepressionIs struggling to communicate your feelings with others.

4. And yet you have to try to find the words anyway:

5. Everyone experiences depression differently:

6. Men are often pressured to "man up" and hide it:

7. How it colors every aspect of your life:

8. You don't need a reason to be depressed:

9. It can feel like this:

#theworstpartofdepressionis how difficult it is to keep your head above water.

10. And it's not all mental symptoms:

11. It's STILL so hard to talk about:

12. And there is still so much stigma:

13. "How are you?" is such a complicated question:

14. And sometimes it's really hard to try to keep it together:

15. It doesn't just go away:

16. The lack of motivation is too real:

17. There is no such thing as being too young to have depression:

18. This reminder that there is NOTHING wrong with you:

19. And that it's NEVER your fault:

20. This important reminder:

For many, #TheWorstPartofDepressionIs the isolation. Remember: You are not alone and you will get through this

21. And this one:

Again, there are so many more people sharing their experiences. These are only some.

To learn more about depression, check out the resources at the National Institute of Mental Health here.

If you are dealing with thoughts of suicide, you can speak to someone immediately here.

And if you want to speak with someone anonymously, you can go here for additional help.

And don't forget the U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, which you can reach at 1-800-273-8255.

A list of suicide hotlines for other countries can be found here.

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