The title comes from a poem by Dante, called The Divine Comedy. The title comes from Part One, Inferno, and is a part of the first lines – it goes
“Midway along the journey of our life
I woke to find myself in a dark wood,
For I had wandered off from the straight path”
This has been used as a description of mental illnesses and depression for centuries and it had lost none of its power, so I used it for the title of this blog.