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Big Sean Says His 2018 Absence Was Due To Anxiety and Depression

By Daryl Nelson
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Big Sean admitted that he's been struggling with depression and anxiety.

He turned 31 years old today (March 25) and decided to open up about his mental health issues on Instagram. The GOOD Music rapper also explained why he's been gone for a while.  His last projects were his album I Decided and his collaboration with Metro Boomin Double Or Nothingwhich both dropped in 2017.

" I stepped back from everything I was doing," he explained. "Everything I had going on, because somewhere in the middle of it, dawg I just felt lost. I didn't know how I got there. I been meditating since I was seventeen years old, that helps with anxiety, depression, all them things. It wasn't doing it all the way for this, so I knew this required some special attention." 






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Sean then said he got some help.

"The deal was, I started therapy," he said. "I got a good therapist. I was blessed enough to talk to some super spiritual people. They made me realize one thing I was missing in my life, and the one thing I was missing was clarity. Clarity about who was around me, what I was doing."

"Even the music, which was my happiness, my joy, always an escape for me, that was starting to feel like a burden, starting to feel like a job," added Sean. "The relationships around me, the people I was growing up with, I had a lot of toxic relationships around me. Even the relationship with my mom. I was getting to a point where we wasn't talking like that."

 



 

 

 
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But the Detroit rapper said he got some help, and things started looking up.

"Then I started getting back to making the music and having fun, started nurturing those relationships that were important to me," he said. "Putting time into that unconditional love. Conditional love is cool, the money and instant gratification, but the foundation on which you stand on is the unconditional love."

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