Wife Captures Husband's Struggle W/ Depression Through Striking Photos!

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Depression is a struggle for those who are living it. However, it is also a struggle to for the loved ones as they have to go through this condition.

Here's the story of Paul and Maureen, a couple who battles with depression.

***This article was originally published on Bored Panda.

1. Photographer Maureen Drennan wanted to capture her husband's battle with depression with a photography project.

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This project is called "The Sea That Surrounds Us."

2. The project tries to capture the battle with depression. Meanwhile, it also reflects Maureen's effort to understand the condition.

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3. The project's name comes from Pablo Neruda's poem called 'Night on the Island'.

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4. Maureen picked this name because Paul spent his childhood on two islands-Rhodes and Block.

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5. She especially tried to capture photos on those islands.

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6. The word island recalls isolation and loneliness-just like depression...

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7. Paul stands off from Maureen due to his condition...

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8. These photos represent depression through the isolated island metaphor...

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9. These two left those dark days behind.

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However, these photos are still a reminder that we, humans, are fragile beings.

10. We might be close to someone and still not actually understand the state they are in.

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11. We're hoping that they won't have to live these dark days again...

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