In an effort to raise more awareness and end stigma on mental health, people have come forward to open up about their affliction.
Recent times have proven that mental health concerns know no boundaries; dismissive of one’s age, gender, economic status, race or color. It affects people from all walks of life—including the ones who live an affluent and seemingly pleasing life.
Having sold certified platinum albums, and filled arenas from ground to rafters, singer-songwriter Justin Bieber has all the reasons to be self-satisfied. Discovered in 2008, the Canadian had since become one of the most influential artists of the pop music industry. But his decade-long career is controversial as much as it is celebratory, and his recent social media update gears toward the former.
In an Instagram post just a few days ago, Bieber reaches out to his fans and asks for prayers in relation to his struggle of feeling ‘disconnected and weird.’
Bieber celebrated his 25th birthday last March 1, and while his age could have arguably triggered quarter-life crisis, there have been reports that attest to Bieber’s struggle with depression.
In an E! News story, a source reveals that Bieber has sought professional help and has been in an outpatient therapy. The singer, as told by the same source, also leans on his wife, Hailey Baldwin, whom he married in September 2018.
Earlier this year, the couple opened up about a wide-range of topics in a lengthy, sincere interview with Vogue, including Bieber’s battle to get better. Here, we see Bieber in his most vulnerable state, but courageous enough to discuss matters of personal interest.
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