Julie Gichuru narrates brush with depression after parents’ divorce

Julie Gichuru.

Kenyan media personality Julie Gichuru has opened up on how she almost fell into depression following her parents’ divorce.

Through her social media account, the mother of four narrated the downside of her parents’ divorced while she was in college.

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According to Julie, she did not have enough money to pay for her tuition fees and had to take up two jobs.

‘Homelessness’

After the divorce, Julie’s dad remarried while her mother emigrated, leaving her with no home to go back to.

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“I was in the throes of deep depression. My parents divorced, dad remarried and Mum emigrated. I had no home to go back to. I didn't have enough money to complete my degree. I was frightened and anxious,” she wrote.

Hope

Julie went on to narrate how her belief in God got her through the tough period that saw her almost plunge into depression.

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“I lamented with God, I told Him I was so angry with Him, but I still loved Him and I asked Him to hold me tight and never let me go.

“I found two jobs at this point and studied hard. I didn't know where I would end up but I knew knowledge would get me there.

“As long as I had breath in my body, I was going to get there. Never doubt that you can get there. Never stop moving forward.”


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