The Science of Sadness: Overlooked Signs of Clinical Depression

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[Entry 37, The SubSelfie Blog]

True events inspired portions of this article.

Scene One: Driven to Sadness

He was about to meet a friend he encountered in one of his travels. We were driving along the expressway. I stared at the clouds making their slow trip across the sky when he said:

“Nakilala ko siya noong October.” (I met him last October)

He told me they don’t know each that well. Nonetheless, he was kind enough to offer his time as a tour guide for a day. He was nice like that. He had always been that nice. He just dragged me along for the ride.

This was the first time in a long while that it was just the two of us. We would see each other but with our other friends. So there was really no time to talk, no time to catch up.

The car sped along NLEX when he confessed to me…

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