Low blows: Sanjive Mahandru on suicide and depression

‘There is no black and white answer to it all.’

'Talking helps. It is okay to cry. You are not alone. I see my depression as a gift from the universe.' | Photo: by Stormseeker on Unsplash

In November 2021, my colleague and I had a random, small-talk conversation about an argument he’d had with his housemate, who was depressed and talking about death. His friend was one of my old tenants, and known to me.

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