Close up image of ruffled bed covers with blurred room in the background
This member story was featured in a mental health exhibition in Malaysia titled Return To Light.

Most days I compare my level of depression to everyone else’s and always come up short. I never feel as if I’m suffering as much as other people and so, always just tell myself that my pain isn’t as bad or as important and, as such, shouldn’t be acknowledged.


All images I post are mine.

— Loretta Stephens


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