Can You Accept Support When You’re Depressed?

There are two sides to the problem of finding support from friends and loved ones when in the midst of depression. I discussed the risk of encountering prejudice and stigma in this post, but what happens if someone tries to offer support during a severe episode? Can you accept and appreciate it? Can you even hear it? All too often I couldn’t take in even the most loving offers of help. I’ve explored why that […] Read the rest»