Top 10 Worst Things to Say to a Depressed PersonSomePersonYouHate If 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 the person does kill himself, it's gonna be your fault obviously, because you made him do so - Neonco31
Doesn't matter if you're joking or not... depressed people take comments like that very seriously. So it increases the chance of them committing suicide which isn't a good thing. - SomePersonYouHate
If you say that then chances are they will actually do it - Randomator
Um should I just not talk to them? - EliHbkV 3 Comments
Almost as bad as the other things on this list, if someone you know is depressed do not say this chances are you'll regret saying it afterwards. - SomePersonYouHate
Harsh but also will probably make said person more depressed. - SomePersonYouHate
Instead of making said person feel better it'll make them feel worse. - SomePersonYouHate
No depressed person is a attention whore or drama whore it's a big stereotype that needs to die. - SomePersonYouHate
They’re not being a attention whore. They’re crying out for help.
Chances are they will if they hear someone saying that to them. - SomePersonYouHate
This one best explains itself. - SomePersonYouHate
A depressed person can't stop being depressed right away same thing with cancer patients or people with general illnesses. - SomePersonYouHate
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
Not true and like the last item it doesn't help at all. - SomePersonYouHate
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
This nine times out of 10 is more likely to make said person feel worse than feel better. - SomePersonYouHate
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
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 only going to hurt them instead of helping them. - SomePersonYouHate
That’s almost guaranteed to make them commit suicide - Randomator
Saying nice things to a depressed person is not a good idea - 445956
Yeah... saying this totally wouldn't backfire or anything... (Sarcasm.) - SomePersonYouHate
"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. - CaptainMowzker
Is it going to be okay?
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2. You're a freak!
3. You're worthless and what you do never matters