Depression is more akin to a semi-coma than any kind of grief or sadness. First, and this is a common metaphor, things grow dark.
You know when you see a thunderstorm coming in the distance, with its ominous and eerie clouds? That’s what’s coming for your brain with depression.
When it hits, it surrounds your soul with the grip of a lecherous octopus that invades your body with its tentacles so that everything – sleep, appetite, energy, mood, thought – are thrown into great disarray.Read more on themighty.com