How Fighting Depression Can Make it Worse

“View through a chain-link fence on a two-lane road in Clifton” by Ibrahim Boran on Unsplash

I’ve dealt with depression on and off throughout my life. It still amazes me that it took me nearly 20 years to even realize that I was battling depression.

A couple years ago I remember sitting in what is now my sons room, at my desk not feeling very happy at all. It wasn’t “just one of those days”, it was one of those funks that lasts more than even just a couple of weeks. I don’t remember…