5 Things You Shouldn’t Say to Someone Who is Depressed
1. “YOU’RE FINE.”
The statement “You’re fine” can sometimes be used as a way to let people know “It’s all going to be okay.”
But the reality is, sometimes this just isn’t the case. You just don’t know if it’s all actually going to be okay as it pertains to someone’s battle with mental health.
But what you can do is let them know you’ll be there for them along the journey and help in any way you can.
People who are depressed or ridden with any other type of mental illness are anything but fine in their own mind, and they are yearning for someone to confirm what they are feeling is real and not just a figment of their own imagination.
Confirmation and support are better than acting like their health issues aren’t as big of a deal as they are making them out to be.