What Not To Say
....to someone with depression.
Smile! *insert inane grin from the person saying it*
What's wrong with you?
What crawled up your arse and died?
You'll be alright.
Take some Rescue Remedy.
What's up, now?
You have nothing to be depressed about.
Get over yourself.
Why are you being such a bitch?
Stop being so selfish.
What have you got to be so unhappy about?
Oh, I read an interesting article in the Daily Mail about depression, it said..... *stops listening*
Tell me what's wrong.
Just tell me what's wrong.
FUCKING TELL ME WHAT'S WRONG.
Get a grip.
You never know, it might never happen!
Happy mums have happy babies.
Oh my daaays, I was so depressed last night when the fit one got kicked off X Factor!
Have a drink, you'll feel better.
Have another drink, you'll feel much better.
Have a line, that'll help.
Have another line, that'll really help.
Oh I bought you this self help book that - *stops listening*
Stop being so negative.
Do you want to be unhappy?
Listen to this Radiohead song!
I found these supplements for you, they're supposed to help with - *stops listening*
You miserable cow.
Let's go SHOPPING! That'll take your mind off of it!
You're so fucked up.
Ugh, I can't win can I?
A problem shared is a problem halved!
I had depression one time, I - *stops listening*
WHAT THE FUCK DO YOU WANT?
Why don't you just go and kill yourself?
What To Say To Someone With Depression:
I'm here if you want to talk.
Write it down.
Do you need anything?
Do you need some help?
I'm not going anywhere.