Dwayne Johnson, the popular wrestler-turned-actor, who is one of the most treasured personalities in Hollywood, recently opened up about his life history of depression that he battled for decades.
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In an interview with a leading magazine, Dwayne Johnson spoke about her mother’s attempt to suicide when he was 15 years old. He also revealed that the incident took place when his family got evicted from their apartment, adding his mother got out of the car on Interstate 65 in Nashville and walked into oncoming traffic. While big rigs and cars were deflecting out of the way, he ran after her, grabbing and pulling her back on the gravel shoulder off the road. Johnson also stated that later, she didn’t bear any recollection of the event whatsoever.
Following the traumatic experience, Johnson said that he went through a period of serious depression of his own.
“I reached a point where I didn’t want to do a thing or go anywhere. I was crying constantly.”
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He further disclosed other low points in his life, speaking about the injuries that disrupted his once-promising football career. Dwayne continued later on saying, he confronted problems during his break up with his girlfriend, leading to his “complete worst time”.
Extending Support To The World Of Anguish
Johnson reportedly said in an interview that people who have gone through depression must be knowing it often does not go away. Even if one possesses a lot of money and success stress, past dwells in mind. However, Dwayne disclosed that he and his mother are in a better place these days.
“We both healed but we’ve always got to do our best to pay attention when other people are in pain. We have to help them through it and remind them they are not alone.”
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