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Photographer Captures Her Husband's Depression In The Most Unique Way

The silence that a person experiences when battling depression cannot be described in words. Therefore, photographer Maureen Drennan captured her husband's tough phase of depression and her own difficulties in understanding it into a series of photographs, and named the project- 'The Sea That Surrounds Us'.

The best part is that they combated it together.

Read on as their beautiful story unfolds...

Photographer Captures Her Husband's Depression In The Most Unique Way

Photographer Captures Her Husband's Depression In The Most Unique Way

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The Sea That Surrounds Us

The Sea That Surrounds Us

The name of the project is taken from a romantic poem by Pablo Neruda called Night On The Island.

The pictures are a mixture.

The pictures are a mixture.

The photographs of her husband are mixed with the images from Block Island, Rhode Island, where she spent time as a child.

The isolation of the island

The isolation of the island

The same isolation that she felt on the island, she feels with her husband and the same he feels within.

They have fought the difficult time.

They have fought the difficult time.

Her series continues to remind us something.

Her series continues to remind us something.

We humans are fragile.

We humans are fragile.

We can be troubled by a speck of dust if it enters our eyes.

Her pictures are like a poem.

Her pictures are like a poem.

Connecting her own feelings with the distant figure of her husband.

A quiet atmosphere...

A quiet atmosphere...

She has one more message hidden inside.

She has one more message hidden inside.

That it is truly difficult to understand a person's emotions no matter how long you've been connected to them. Once they are a distant dream, all the understanding seems vague.

You can literally feel the silence dwelling into her photographs.

You can literally feel the silence dwelling into her photographs.

Can you feel the agony?

Can you feel the agony?

The pictures seem to be saying volumes about their battle.

It is difficult to fight depression.

It is difficult to fight depression.

But, it isn't impossible!

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