An artist fights her depression through 22 sad illustrations

sad illustrations by Chrissy McYoung
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Many people have been concerned about these works, giving them even more confidence in their work. By her sad illustrations, McYoung wants to help those who, too, suffer from depression.

Chrissy McYoung is a young illustrator who suffers from depression.

To combat this depression, the young woman decided to put it on paper, illustrating her personal frustrations and her dark thoughts in the sad illustrations. After sharing his work with his relatives, McYoung wished to present it to the world.

A project that can be found in its entirety on the artist’s Facebook page.

1. “Some days, I have strategies that work …”

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Chrissy McYoung

2. “I do not want my experience to be understated …”

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Chrissy McYoung

3. “Everything is chaotic and confusing”

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Chrissy McYoung

4. “Everything is contained in a giant fog …”

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Chrissy McYoung

5. “I feel that something is taking control …”

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Chrissy McYoung

6. “It’s like I have no control …”

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Chrissy McYoung

7. “I think I’m stuck … I can not do it without help”

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Chrissy McYoung

8. “I have no value …”

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Chrissy McYoung

9. “I drain people around me …”

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Chrissy McYoung

10. “It’s like I look at life without being able to join her …”

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Chrissy McYoung

11. “I feel so lonely and derisory”

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Chrissy McYoung

12. “I feel trapped in my thoughts”

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Chrissy McYoung

13. “I wish to be helped … but …”

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Chrissy McYoung

14. “Sometimes I can not face the reality of how I feel …”

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Chrissy McYoung

15. “I deliberately push people away from me”

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Chrissy McYoung

16. “The darkness is devouring”

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Chrissy McYoung

17. “I do not want anyone to know my true feelings …”

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Chrissy McYoung

18. “I feel empty and without expression”

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Chrissy McYoung

19. “I feel so alone … as if no one understood me”

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Chrissy McYoung

20. “But we love you all …”

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Chrissy McYoung

21. “people are doing strange things thinking you are coming to your aid”

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Chrissy McYoung

22. “I have trouble thinking clearly …”

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Chrissy McYoung
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