depression comix #152


There was a period in my life when I couldn’t hold down a relationship for longer than say, two months, and it would always be the other person who ended it (although I could see the pattern, I couldn’t see the cause, namely myself and my depression). So my life at that time was a roller coaster, feeling the highs of when relationships begin, and the lows of when I get that conversation that begins with “We need to talk.” After a couple of these loops, I began to believe that the highs were necessarily followed by the lows, and started to worry incessantly because of it: “I am happy and in love, okay, when does the other shoe drop?” This strips comes from that. “Okay, I’m happy now, but I know it’s not going to last forever, so when is it going to end?” This inevitably leads to a self-fulfilling prophecy, which I’ll leave for another strip …

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