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How Do You Find Love Again, When You Have Been Depressed For So Long?
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Background info: I've been depressed for over 25 years, was married, and had 2kids. I have been alone for over 16 years now, and can't believe that someone would even want to be with me. For all my shortcomings, depression and lack of self esteem. My kids mean the world to me, but they are older now and moving on with their own lives. I'm scared, terrified and afraid to even want to get close to someone male. I don't want just sex, i want a relationship. One that isn't one sided, on my… read more

posted November 18, 2017
A MyDepressionTeam Member

How do you manage yourself it already feels like 2 ppl,im me and me depressed

posted August 28
In What Ways, If Any, Has Your Depression Affected How You Consume Alcohol?
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posted April 19
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A MyDepressionTeam Member

OMG - I learn the hard way not to mix my antidepressants with any alcohol in ultimately lands you in detox or in the ER. Not a good thing, trust me!!!...

posted 9 hours ago
Was Wondering On Anyone's Bad Days Do They Ever Feel Numb Inside?
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Hard to describe this but I mean like does anyone feel numb at times but just carries on with daily life. Like as if you don't want to do anything. You feel nothing but no point explaining to anyone knowing they won't understand as they haven't been through depression and that?

posted June 20, 2017
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A MyDepressionTeam Member

Most of the time I am numb to almost everything. Occassionaly I cry but never really feel happiness. I also can feel anger. But no sadness, no happiness.

posted August 17
Does Anyone Find It Hard To Focus And Memorize?
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posted June 26, 2017
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A MyDepressionTeam Member

Every day

posted 1 day ago
This Is For The Gratitude Group
A MyDepressionTeam Member asked a question 💭

The following empty posts are for the gratitude group I've brought together, if you wish to, you also can join it, and post 3 things, everyday, that you are grateful for, and one thing that you are going to do for yourself that day, like getting a mani or pedi, getting your hair cut, walking, running, anything that would make you happy! Just use the "Write an answer" post below this to get started.

Here's some quotes I like, "What other people think of me is none of my business"
"When your… read more

posted August 26, 2017 (edited)
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A MyDepressionTeam Member

Yes, too bad it's now so far down the Q&A, but for a little while my team members were using it quite often, your idea is a good one.

Hugs,
DeeJR41

posted May 29, 2018
What Does A Typical Day Look Like For You Living With Depression?
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posted June 21
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A MyDepressionTeam Member

My anxiety goes through the roof, but I learn to cope

posted 2 days ago
How Do You Manage To Not Feel Bad About Yourself If You Can't Work Because Of Your Anxiety And Depression?
A MyDepressionTeam Member asked a question 💭

I really struggle with this and feel guilty and worthless sometimes and my life feels pointless.

posted November 17, 2017
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Unfortunately feel guilty daily.. I worked as a pharmacist for 20 years and it gave me a sense if purpose and contribution..I felt proud if what I did as a profession but extreme anxiety, lack of… read more

posted August 15
What Are New Life Hacks You've Learned To Manage Your Life With Depression?
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posted March 22
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A MyDepressionTeam Member

Working out, watching tv, talking to positive people if there are any

posted 6 days ago
Does Any Of You Exprience Chronic Fatigue That Makes It Hard To Have Enough Energy To Function Properly An Do Things You Once Could?
A MyDepressionTeam Member asked a question 💭

Hey, do you ever feel that way
I feel really heavy often and I lack the energy to even converse with people
When I play sports I run out of breath very quickly and I used to be a competitive athlete with amazing cardio.
I've done all the tests out there and keep going back to my GP and my doc what else can we test and do about it.
Of course all th tests came back negative. It's been lasting for about 3 years now and is so debilitating. I also feel slow and sluggish often.
Do you… read more

posted December 22, 2016
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A MyDepressionTeam Member

There are some physical ailments that the biomarker has not yet been discovered. What this means is that it is certainly possible that you have a difficult or impossible to diagnose, physical health… read more

posted August 17
Has Anyone Had Their Every Effort Criticized, So Much, That You Just Want To Give Up And Not Do Anything? You're Not Good Enough?
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Done with criticism.

posted August 26, 2018
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A MyDepressionTeam Member

Some people use criticism as a way of critiquing. They should try to soften up their motif. There are a lot of great possibilities to critiquing, but some people get the two confused. The receiver and… read more

posted September 17, 2021
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