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Just because someone is depressed doesn’t necessarily mean that they’re down and sad 24/7 (this isn’t applicable to everyone with depression). They can still have good days, and if something good happens to them, they can still be happy about it. Also, this doesn’t mean that when they’re happy, they’ve gotten over their depression. <----YES

Anorexia and bulimia are not the only eating disorders (though people with those eating disorders also might not be thin). Sometimes it isn’t physically obvious when someone has an eating disorder. Their eating disorder could be a mindset, or an unhealthy eating habit. Just because someone doesn’t look like they’re unhealthily thin does not mean that they’re not suffering from an eating disorder as well. Here is a list of eating disorders.This may not apply to a lot of pe

Alternatives for Self-Harm - pinned by Private Practice from the Inside Out at http://www.AllThingsPrivatePractice.com

It is true that many people who self-harm suffer from anxiety, depression, or a previous trauma—just like millions of others in the general population. Self-injury is how they cope. Slapping them with a “crazy” or “dangerous” label isn’t accurate or helpful.

I think I have actually said this to someone before - not telling them to get over it - me telling them that I can't just get over it I mean - now I'm blathering!

I've posted this before (or maybe just thought about it), but it's so true and I never used to believe it was, but now that I'm actually recovering... yeah. It is.