This is from Feb. 2012 comparing depression to living in a black hole. As part of Mental Health Awareness May, I will reblog mental health posts. This is the first such reblog
I don’t understand the all physics of a black hole. I know its created when a star goes supernova, and that it’s incredibly dense and thick, with gravitation forces beyond belief. No light escapes a black hole; I’m not sure that light even enters one. A black hole can swallow galaxies; today, it certainly has swallowed me.
If light is what’s positive, and the blackness of the hole that which is dark; with no light escaping, thinking, acting, doing, writing positive things is harder. It’s not like you can twirl faster and faster til the sadness, the tears, the tiredness, the negativity spins off like sparks in different directions BUT away from you. Rather, the denseness, the heaviness of the gravity attracts these things to you; attached to you like glue. If light can’t escape, can you?
With gravity that strong, and the hole so dense, I imagine that things…
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