The Relationship Between Depression and Disrespect II

We’re just coming out of Winter. The growing of buds align streets. Excessive chirping serenades early risers. Flowers are reaching for the sun, in all their amazing glory. 

Like many, I am working through the end of seasonal depression. It’s not a powerfully controlling; but, it’s still here. 

The thing is, my depression has been with me since 2002. In all these years, there’s been one factor contributing to my highest anxiety and lowest depression points: disrespect. 

I’ve allowed passes for people who don’t deserve it. I’ve accepted it from parents; because, I was the introvert child. I had it polluting my relationships. I had it in my social circle. It was everywhere… slowing killing me… 

The moment I realized the correlation between these two, along with my recent infant practice of enforcing boundaries, a world of weight lifted off me. I needed to understand exactly how and why though… what is this new revelation trying to teach me?

When I love myself, I am less likely to allow the disrespect. When I block out that disrespect, I am not hurt/negatively influenced by that which I can’t control. I took charge of who surrounds me.. what situations I find myself in… and that protects my mental health.

I was hesitant to post these blogs. Part of why I wrote is to share my testimony to encourage others… but, I’m tired of sharing so much of myself. Sometimes, I don’t feel blogging is making a difference anyway.

Ok, that’s it for now. Have a great weekend!

With Love and Light,



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“She made broken look beautiful and strong look invincible. She walked with the Universe on her shoulders and made it look like a pair of wings.” -Ariana Dancu

3 thoughts on “The Relationship Between Depression and Disrespect II”

  1. You are doing great and well done for sharing your experience. And yes, it does make a difference!
    It’s good to write about depression and low self-esteem, because it can help others who feel that way.



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