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I think I understand what you are saying, and would like to reply. I don't have children not because the world is so awful, but because adding more people will make things more awful. Not because people are bad, just because adding a lot of people to the planet makes it harder to live here. It means more people who never know the joys of, for example, theater productions. I care about people and want everyone to have a good quality of life. We cannot do that if there is too many of us.
If just existing was good thing and quality of life didn't matter, then by that logic we should be encouraging our daughters to get pregnant starting at age 12 and everyone should be on fertility drugs.
I don't know too much about depression, but it seems to make one more self-absorbed. If you are concerned about the value of your life. Please be assured that every life, no matter who you are, is valuable beyond any measure. Adding too many of us cheapens human life. I hope you can see beyond the self-centered need to create more of your genes and find a way to care about ALL humans.
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