7651.) Think before you speak. What if the girl you were making fun of for being ugly got into an accident and that is why she looks the way she does? What if the boy you made fun of for being shy was abused when he was younger and now doesn't trust people? What if the girl you made fun of for being emo cuts herself because of the words you say behind her back? What if the kids you make fun of for being fat can't lose weight because they have a medical problem? What if the kids who do drugs and drink do it because they grew up in a household where drinking and doing drugs was the only way to escape reality? What if? Think before you speak.
People who think Depression is a choice, take a second to think. How would it feel to wake up and not have the emotional strength to face people. To think that time is just passing by with no real reason. To feel so alone even when you are sitting in a room full of people. To have to put on a face and hide your feelings because no one would care anyway. To lose friends because you can't find the strength to go out and you can't physically be 'happy'. To cry yourself to sleep, hoping you wouldn't wake up then when you do you are exhausted from the night before, and it all starts again. You try to hide your feelings hoping no one would notice and if you slip up all you get called is attention seeking and 'emo'. Now tell me why someone would choose that? Depression is an illness, not a choice.