Sophie Turner opens up about her battle with mental health

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  • Words by Maisie Bovingdon 

    Sophie Turner has opened up about her battle with depression in a very honest interview, and we love her even more for it.

    The 23-year-old actress stole our hearts in Game of Thrones, she has given us all the #couplegoals we need with her adorable moments with fiancé Joe Jonas, and she’s done it again when she bravely opened up about her personal struggles.

    Unbeknown to all of us Sophie sought comfort in her GoT co-star Maisie Williams, who also struggled with mental health.

    Speaking on Dr. Phil’s Phil in the Blanks podcast, a teary Sophie recalled: ‘I had no motivation to do anything or go out.

    ‘Even with my best friends, I wouldn’t want to see them… I would cry and cry and cry. Just having to change and put on clothes, I said, “I can’t do this. I can’t go outside. I have nothing that I want to do.”‘

    Sophie has insisted she has turned a corner after seeking help from a therapist, although she has also praised her future hubby for giving her a boost in confidence.

    She added: ‘I love myself now, or more than I used to.

    ‘I’m now with someone that makes me realise, you know, that I do have some redeeming qualities, I suppose, and when someone tells you they love you every day, it makes you realise why that is, and I think it makes you love yourself a bit more.’

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