How to Get Non-Depressed People to Understand Depression?

Question by Anxious_JB: How to get non-depressed people to understand depression?
My husband gives me “you can control your life” and “what’s so bad about your life”? all the time.. Yet he’s on Zoloft for his “depression”. I don’t think he gets it if he thinks I control my brain and should think my life is amazing.

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Answer by Mayo
ask him if he’s ever lost someone in life or if he’s ever felt grief or emotional pain for a day or two then tell him to multiply those terrible days by 365 then multiply for however long you’ve been depressed

Answer by Kutsi Attacker
You’re probably better off talking to a counselor or something to figure out your depression or whatever than trying to reason with him.

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