People Need People | Emma Wright

August 29, 2014 3:05 PM

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People Need People | Emma Wright

Today is an example of a bad day with depression. I have shut the door, turned the lights off, closed the curtains and isolated myself from everyone. I have had numerous hours of sleep today because I cannot face the world, not even my family. This happens all the time. I lay here thinking horrible things, and it wasn't until I picked my phone and saw an article on depression, I thought, you know what, people need to understand more, and the only way they might be able to is if normal people tell their story.

It started when I was 11 and first started secondary school. I was just an average kid, not clever or dumb, fat rather than skinny. But I was always criticized for something, either by my parents, my friends or teachers. I was always put down. After being told you are bad at everything and made to f...

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