Top 10 Worst Things to Say to a Depressed PersonIf a person's depressed it's probably best to NOT say of the following things. I don't approve of any of the following items I'm just trying to make a point.
The Top Ten
If you say that then chances are they will actually do it - Randomator
If the person does kill himself, it's gonna be your fault obviously, because you made him do so - Neonco31
Imagine if Gene Simmons saw this list - 445956
It's because he actually told depressed people to kill themselves - 445956
Um should I just not talk to them? - EliHbkV 2 Comments
They’re not being a attention whore. They’re crying out for help.
Homeless people should just buy a home.
Sick people should just stop being sick.
People with asthma should just breathe.
Starving people should just eat.
Dead people should just be alive.
Wow, I can stop being depressed by just being happy? I never thought of that! Thank you for curing all of my problems ever! - Atham
That’s like telling someone with cancer to just stop having it.
I would if I could
Depression isn’t one of those things you just “get over.” You don’t know what’s going on in that persons life - Randomator
Saying the other things just makes the depressed feel worse, but saying this is an ignorant, grave mistake.
You are no longer safe when you say this...
No longer... - SpectralOwl
See my comment on “Stop being depressed” same thing applies here. Depression is not something that you just get over or just goes away on it’s own. You have no idea what may be happening in that persons life - Randomator
I just got that! LOL! - EvanWellens
Not that terrible to say to be honest.
Saying nice things to a depressed person is not a good idea - 445956
It's not easy for them to think optimistically, some of depressed people may have a bad childhood. - V-Curve
Because telling someone to stop being depressed will definitely help them, no question, clearly the best, most effective possible way to handle such a situation - kempokid
That’s almost guaranteed to make them commit suicide - Randomator
It's not very good to assume people's lives as they may had a very traumatic experience in the past. - V-Curve
"Yeah, I'm just gonna magically feel better because you told me to"
Hey, it's worth a shot at least. - mattstat716
"You're right, I have a reason to be pissed at your stupidity, though." - mattstat716
Saying this is a BIG mistake to a depressed person.
Is it going to be okay?
If they could, they would - JazzPunk
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