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    When my depression is at an all time
    High I tend to go through these emotions and sort of like feeling low is there Something wrong with me I purposely listen to sad songs
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    I feel that too, my friends notice a difference in the music I listen to, how late I stay up in the evening, little things like that it's all just characteristics of the way you are feeling there's nothing wrong with that I don't think, everyone has their own ways of dealing with emotions whatever they are, right?

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    Imo, these approaches work better. It's better to sort of exhaust the emotion, let it run its course. Trying to kid yourself into being happy while having a particularly bad period is akin to putting a band-aid on a broken leg.
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    When my depression is at an all time
    High I tend to go through these emotions and sort of like feeling low is there Something wrong with me I purposely listen to sad songs

    I listened to much darker music when I was depressed. It comforted me though cos it was like the music understood me. Took my mind off things a bit too. I could listen to what they were singing and not have to be thinking it myself. It was like the only thing that got me through nights.
    Once I started feeling better the music didn't sound as good to me any more.

    I think it's a pretty common thing with depression and music in general. I think people tend to listen to music that they can feel connected to.

    Going to move this over to the Mental Health section btw
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    During the worst parts of my depression I listened to the saddest music I could find. It made me feel less alone.
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    There's one band I listened to and grew very attached to when I was severely depression/suicidal. I generally don't listen to them now because of the memories they bring back and how intense some of their music is. I'll always be thankful for them, though.
 
 
 
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