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Kehlani Candidly Speaks on Battle with Prenatal Depression

Kehlani Candidly Speaks on Battle with Prenatal Depression

Singer Kehlani has opened up about her battle with prenatal depression in a very candid social media post.

Read on to see what the 23-year-old singer, Kehlani had to say…

Kehlani Candidly Speaks on Battle with Prenatal DepressionCelebNHealth247.com reports Kehlani has opened up about her battle with prenatal depression during her difficult pregnancy.

Kehlani is expecting her first child with her guitarist Javie Young-White, and she spoke candidly to her social media followers about how it hasn’t been as easy.

She says that it might have seemed easy from the outside, but it’s NOT and she revealed what she’s been going through.

She wrote on Instagram:

2 days away from the 3rd trimester and this has been the hardest thing ever. From not knowing anything about prenatal depression nor understanding it while it’s been hitting me like a bag of bricks to being very isolated and alone internally and externally these days, to just the normal terrible sleep/no appetite/anxiety.

Kehlani adds:

The struggle to recognize your body in the mirror, the struggle to not feel like no matter what, no one understands. (sic)

The pregnant singer admitted she found it scary opening up so honestly online, she also took the chance to share what she does to make herself feel better.

The Oakland native continues to explain:

Waking up early and getting OUT of bed to get sun. music music music playing all the time. bird sounds/nature on a noise machine or just a phone and speaker. Reading. breathing. meditating even for small amounts of time. snacking as much as I can on fresh things. staying hydrated. disney movies help me too (sic).

The pansexual, who was born Kehlani Ashley Parrish, recently revealed that she was disheartened to receive such negative messages after making the big announcement. She goes on to say that some fan even went as far as accusing her of “betraying” her LGBTQ fans.

She reveals:

I’ve gotten everything from, ‘I thought she was a lesbian’, too, ‘She was using queerness to promote her career, then went and betrayed us with a man’, too, ‘Her baby father is just a sperm donor.’ I never identified as a lesbian. I’ve always been pansexual. My first mixtape included songs about males and songs about women. I never woke up and decided to be the ‘queer icon’ of the century. Having so much attention on me outside my art already gives me enough anxiety. There are people out there in this community fighting for equality in more real ways than making songs about it and performing at events like I am.

At the end of the day, it’s her choice, her decision, and her life. Fans need to understand that their idols are human and have to learn on their own as well.

Good Luck Kehlani.

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