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Life When Your Brain Doesn’t Like You

Accepting and living with depression

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I have depression.

I’ve spent too much of my life not admitting that and not accepting it, that now it feels important that I say it up front. Naming it and identifying it is an important part of understanding it and the effects it has had on me over the years.

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Nick Barlow

Nick Barlow

Former academic and politician, working out what comes next. nickjbarlow on Twitter, nickbwalking on IG. Support: https://medium.com/@nick-barlow/membership

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