WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT ME FOR A QUICK SECOND, PLEASE.

It’s important to begin by insisting something. I’m not a victim.

You and I are the sum of our experiences. It’s what gives us our worldview. It informs our attitudes about others and their behavior. We are what we’ve lived.

I’m not a victim, so don’t feel sorry for me.

But you and I may share something that’s important to recognize.

I have been battling depression my entire life.