Top 10 Worst Things to Tell Someone Dealing With ProblemsSeriously refrain from saying these things on this list. I made this list for everyone so they know what is and isn't the right thing to say to people who have are going through a hard time.
This one annoys me the most. Just because someone else has it worse does NOT fix the current problem you're having
it really just doesn't fix whatever their current problem is. Ridiculous.
Not everyone who is depressed SEEMS depressed. Just because someone doesn't seem depressed doesn't mean they are!
Agreed with this list.
As well intentioned as this may seem, it's best to refrain from using this line. Someone with depression can't always snap out of it
Imagine being so dense that you genuinely believe people who are struggling are selfish. This is why many people suffer in silence.
Someone having depression does NOT make them selfish!
dealing with problems does not make someone selfish. the person who says that is selfish
I am honestly at my WITS END with people who think being sad when something happens to them, and actually struggling with depression, are anywhere near the same thing!
Everyone goes through sad times, but not everyone goes through depression. Being sad and depressed are NOT the same thing
Simple answer: They can't
At least 'cheer up' may involve compassion, but 'get over it' is callous. Once, when I was at a low ebb, I was told 'Get over it.' I've hated the phrase ever since.
This obviously shows that you’ve got no respect and are just bothered by it which is plain rude.
To you it may not be, but to them it certainly is
why thank you henry for revealing this hidden secret like if I ever knew in the first place now I don't have depression anymore
Don't tell people with depression to "smile", it brushes off what they're going through
So by that logic, if I lose someone in my family who was very close to me, am I not allowed to be upset because "others have it worse"?
I hate when people say that. someones experience is valid no matter how bad it is.
I don't think anyone's ever said this
a little blunt, don't you think?
that's a little harsh