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18 Things That People With Depression And Anxiety Can Relate To

"I got out of bed, bruh. That is parade-worthy."

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On a recent episode of BuzzFeed's Another Round podcast, hosts Heben Nigatu and Tracy Clayton answer a listener question about anxiety and relationships. Scroll through to hear more from Heben and Tracy about anxiety and depression, and the advice they have about taking care of yourself when you need it most.

2. When you wake up ready to face your day, you feel like a hero.

3. But sometimes being alone in your room sounds like the best idea.

5. Doing *that one thing* can be so hard.

7. You didn’t think you were depressed until your diagnosis.

8. When you feel it coming on, you’re already sick of it.

9. You know other people have anxiety, and you want them to know they’re not alone.

10. Seriously. A lot of people have anxiety.

11. But people still treat you like you’re not trying hard enough.

13. If something is already hard, adding an extra step makes it impossible.

15. When someone supports you in a small way, it feels like a huge deal.

16. And you deserve it.

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Meg Cramer is an audio producer for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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