- Many do not know that at some point in her career, Toyin Abraham struggled with depression
- The actress also spoke on how she turned to drugs just to feel better
- Her romantic relationships were to blame for her struggle
Toyin Abraham (formerly known as Toyin Aimakhu) is one actress who is never afraid to speak her mind on issues regarding her wellbeing.
Known also for her ‘vigorous’ style of acting, very few people know that Toyin once struggled with depression and drug use.
She spoke about her experience in a recent interview saying that she tried to find solace in drugs when things were spiraling out of control for her.
“Depression came as a result of the negativities around me at the time. Like I said in that interview, I didn’t plan for a broken marriage and after the marriage ended, I was down and I didn’t give myself enough time to heal before jumping into another relationship.
I lost touch with things that used to work for me, things were just spiraling out of control, it felt like I was no longer in control of my life and so when a friend introduced me to drugs, I embraced it and tried to find solace with it.
It was like an awakening. I realised I deserve more and that I needed to keep looking at the bigger picture. So, I sought for help, I changed my team and the people around me. I changed some of my friends too and here I am today. All in all, I thank God for the grace and for a new me," she told Guardian.
Going further, Toyin also revealed that she considers her breasts to be her best physical feature.
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