"Sometimes this belief of personal responsibility can become delusional. For instance, a person may begin to believe that he or she is to blame for civil unrest in other parts of the world."
reading this triggered a memory of a time in 5th grade when the fire alarm went off and i immediately believed that it was my fault, that i had somehow started a fire in another part of the building, or that i had accidentally pulled the fire alarm. i wasn’t sure how i did it, but i was absolutely convinced that it was my fault and spent the day wracked with guilt.
this memory, in turn, made me realize that i’ve been depressed for a long fucking time.t and depression, how many