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“The Worst Thing About Depression”

November 18, 2012

The worst thing about depression is how true your vision seems, like misery is the only correct perspective and everything you think when you’re happy is a sham. I didn’t even want to be happy anymore because I’d rather live in honest misery than fake bliss.

—Michelle Tea, Valencia

Yup. And then imagine being depressed and displaced from your longtime home on Valencia by pinkwashed gentrification.

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  1. michelle bernadette button permalink
    November 19, 2012 12:16 pm

    all the more reason to be proactive about it!! there is nothing like self-empowerment.
    believe in yrself, believe in what u can–and *have* done, katie. sometimes it’s that perspective that saves us from despair.

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