I've been thinking lately about my life and my reoccurring depression.
My mother was addicted to anti-depressants when I was born in the early 90's, this means that I was also addicted to them. When I was born I went in to withdrawal immediately and was put on morphine because I was in so much pain.
I've read that children born to crack addicts will sometimes show great sensitivity to their surroundings (in the form of a dislike to change) and other behavioral issues. These were things I suffered from greatly as a child.
I'm starting to wonder if being in contact with drugs from pretty much the moment of my conception has left me fundamentally broken. I suffer from depression frequently and it seems like a constant uphill struggle to remain positive. I'm wonder how much of this you guys think is caused by my upbringing (no parents, neglect and abuse at a young age, etc) and how much is down to being grown with drugs in my system. I can't help but think my brain is messed up from it...