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20 Signs of Looming Depression

Often times we don’t always see depression coming, but, there can be subtle sings that depression is looming. If you pay close attention, you might find it easier to seek help before it’s too late. Here are some signs of looming depression that can be red flags:

  1. Your floors aren’t clean
  2. Your plants are wilting
  3. Your refrigerator is empty
  4. Your car is dirty
  5. Your hair is messy
  6. Your make-up brushes aren’t clean
  7. You haven’t worn heels in awhile
  8. You binge watch Netflix shows more than once
  9. Your laundry doesn’t have much of your gym clothes in it
  10. Your inbox has unopened email
  11. Your voicemail is full
  12. Your weight changes
  13. You have trouble making decisions
  14. Your sleep pattern changes
  15. Your speech changes
  16. You feel guilty about things that are not your fault
  17. You haven’t used any smile emoji’s in awhile
  18. You are irritable about silly things
  19. You avoid your psychiatrist and/or therapist
  20. You find it hard to leave your place other than go to work


Not everyone has the same experiences when it comes to looming depression but, if you recognize any of the above it might be time to get help.

20 Signs of Looming Depression

Erica Loberg

Erica Loberg was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. She attended Columbia University in New York and graduated with a BA in English. She is a published poet and author of Inside the Insane, Screaming at the Void, What Men Should Know About Women, What Women Should Know About Men, Diamonds From The Rough , Undressed, and I'm Not Playing.

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Loberg, E. (2019). 20 Signs of Looming Depression. Psych Central. Retrieved on June 2, 2020, from


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