I am in my mid teens and have severe depression. I feel very sad, empty and trapped every day, for no reason. I am living with my mother and no one else, and I have friends but it's not like I can actually talk to them about these things. We are all fairly shallow together.
I have tried multiple therapists, but they never worked for me. I could change the way I thought, but not the way I felt. I resorted to medications but none of them worked. Especially during the health crisis, it is difficult to find an available psychiatrist and I feel selfish for doing so. Depression is real, though. My mother disagrees, and although she pretends to understand she often lets a comment slip like,