I have been going into counseling for a year, but I find myself unable to share enough and I think I am letting depression win by not overcoming it. I feel guilty for being sad, and not being able to do things that I should (want to) do: Apply to Grad school and do my best. I find myself blank whenever I try writing the statement of purpose, and I am scared. Really scared. Most of the days I just want to curl up and not get out of bed, not talk to people. Even when I talk, I don\'t actually talk. I just let the conversation happen about pop culture or their lives. I don\'t want to talk about me. I\'d rather escape the world, and hopefully myself. Depression feels like such a luxury when there are people dealing with lack of food, shelter or other real issues. Can I opt to not be me for a while? I can certainly do with a time off.

I changed my mind, go back Home.

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