I have never shared my struggle with depression in public let alone on a website. Well I’m 32 years old and I suffered from depression off and on since I was a teen. It has been a roller coaster ride. It hasn’t been easy growing up on a traditional Korean household. I came to US at an early age. In our family we were not allowed to show emotions.
I did well in school and I tried to be a paragon of Korean American daughter should be like: study, go to church and be respectful. I studied hard in high school and I know I had pushed my emotions away. I went to college out of states and it started to become harder. I was becoming morose. I was part of an unhealthy church and when I got out of it in my own will I sunk into huge depression.
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