8. Fear of Depression or Mania Returning
“When I’ve actually gotten to the point where I feel ‘stable’ or somewhat ‘normal,’ the constant fear that the depression is gonna rear its ugly head again and kick my ass is terrifying. It’s the uncertainty and unpredictably that get me the most.” — Chris P.
“You never know when it’s going to hit, or how bad it’s going to be, or how long it’s going to last. The thought of having to deal with the mania and depression for the rest of my life is slightly terrifying.” — Erica K.