When you have depression, maintaining friendships can be difficult.
Especially if they don't understand your illness.
Maybe they hold a common misconception you'd like to dispel.
Or maybe there's a small way in which they could be supportive of you.
Whatever it is you wish your friends understood about your depression, we want to know. Share your response below and you could be featured in a future BuzzFeed Community post.
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