Through the years, Mimi has shared some of the sadness that has been beneath her boisterous personality. The diva suffered a publicized breakdown in 2001 after years of working and the lingering effects of her failed marriage. She also discussed the bout of depression which befell her after having a miscarriage. Through it all, Mariah said that the pain she suffered from losing her child and the depression that followed fortified not only her but her marriage to Nick Cannon. “It definitely brought us together, it strengthened our relationship” Carey said to ABC News.