I just came across this blog and this short story that depicts depression and I have to say, it is brilliant!
Depression has been described so many different ways by so many different people. I, myself have tried to employ several different metaphors to impart to people just how it feels to be depressed. I believe I said it in a previous post, but if 100 people describe a problem 100 different ways, it is more than likely that you will become more and more confused by the issue. The 101st person, describing it in a slightly different way, however, could cause all of the confusion to dissipate and the issue to become clear. This is why I feel it is important to post my take on ‘The Black Dog’ that is depression.
Taking poetic license, I have written this in the form of a short story.
Imagine you are walking along a cliff, right on the very edge. To your right is a precipitous drop, rolling black clouds fill the…
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