Depression is hard enough to deal with on its own, but falling in love with someone at the same time can be especially dangerous. We leave ourselves so very vulnerable when we open our hearts to the idea of love, and the depression waits like a hungry wolf to pounce at the very moment we are hurt in any way. Not to mention how the lack of self confidence and lack of enthusiasm looks to an outside perspective. In most cases it tends to scare people away, which only makes the vicious cycle of depression spin even faster. How can one even approach love under such conditions? And when love comes to us inexplicably while we have no say in the matter, are we doomed to our inevitable pain of rejection?