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Was Wondering On Anyone's Bad Days Do They Ever Feel Numb Inside?
A MyDepressionTeam Member asked a question 💭

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

I agree. Some days I really wonder what’s wrong with me. Some terrible things can happen in the world and I don’t care. I have learned to livewith this numbness everyday. It’s either being like… read more

posted May 21
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
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Someone told me this a few years ago & could not understand what was meant, but now understand & am feeling really good about myself, so much that I am now ready to take that step forward & find that… read more

posted November 2, 2022
How Do You Get Through And Be Productive If Your Desire To Try Is Gone And You Feel Nothing?
A MyDepressionTeam Member asked a question 💭

I have lost my desire to live. I'm not suicidal, but thoughts of my death sits on my mind like a jack in the box waiting to spring into action
I am unemployed and with financial struggles, feel the pressure of getting a job overwhelming. i feel like I'm not able to commit to anything because I will fail. My depression takes over, my body hurts and I'm not able to get out of bed. I would just end up losing whatever job I manage to get
I have a wonderful partner who has been doing everything… read more

posted September 15, 2017
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A MyDepressionTeam Member

I am really sorry to hear about your situation, and I feel like I could write the exact same thing about myself. I also have two wonderful children and I am sure they have great difficulty in seeing… read more

posted April 26
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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Was unable to work for any business. So I opened my own. Very empowering if you can keep your mind on the prize. Focus on success or go bust financially is the alternative. Survival mode become… read more

posted April 18
Dealing With Symptoms Or Side Effects?
A MyDepressionTeam Member asked a question 💭

This is my own personal experience... I had been taking a low dose of Seroquel for about 2 ½ years, feeling very depressed and low, my psychiatrist decided to take me off Seroquel I was prescribed Bupropion. I feel like a lot of the symptoms that I was accrediting to depression, were side effects. Extreme fatigue, grogginess, difficulty focusing. If I went to a depressive mind set I would be consumed by suicidal thoughts. Another thing... I have a severe neck injury, I have been… read more

posted February 7, 2018
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A MyDepressionTeam Member

The solution is not more drugs

posted September 4, 2021
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

I totally feel this way all the times I don’t even g out side sometimes it is delineating sometime

posted 6 days ago
High Sex Drive
A MyDepressionTeam Member asked a question 💭

Hi all,

Thanks for taking the time to read my message, I am at a point of being desperate and don’t know what the solution is.

I have suffered with depression all my adult life (I am 31) and have had periods where I have been perfectly in control with medication.

However when I am not in control my sex drive is dangerously high. I have been in a (generally) happy relationship for 13 years but in the past 18 months since turning 30 I have been uncontrollable. I still love my boyfriend very… read more

posted December 5, 2017
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Excess libido can be caused by Bipolar Disorder. It can also be caused by a number of antidepressants including Wellbutrin. Not many psychiatrists are aware of this so you will need to do your own… read more

posted May 15
Prayer Circle
A MyDepressionTeam Member asked a question 💭

Prayer is very powerful when it is purposeful and specific. Would anyone else think maybe a prayer circle would help, if we started one? Please let me know.

posted April 14, 2018
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A MyDepressionTeam Member

Yes most definitely

posted November 1, 2022
Who Suffers From Memory Loss?
A MyDepressionTeam Member asked a question 💭

I find I forget quite significant things that have happened from the day before. My processing skills are really slow, and I find it really difficult to concentrate and not loose my way in conversations. If someone asks me what they have just said, I can't remember. I can't follow TV programmes and films, I can't concentrate on them long enough for them to makes sense.

posted December 18, 2017
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A MyDepressionTeam Member

Yes it is certainly scary
It frustrates me that ppl don’t understand that you can’t process or retain things like you used to.

posted July 25, 2022
Do You Check Your 'team Activity'?
A MyDepressionTeam Member asked a question 💭

I just wondered who checks their team activity
Reason I ask is, a lot of my team members never comment/like/hug posts I put up, even though they are in contact with me in other ways quite often
For those who don't know how . . . click on the 3 grey bars at the top left of your page, just under where it says mydepressionteam, this will give you a choice of things, the first of which is 'activity'. If you click on that it will take you to all activity and you can then choose 'my team activity'… read more

posted May 24, 2018
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A MyDepressionTeam Member

@A MyDepressionTeam Member. Aww, ur spoil'n me sweetie, BUT hey ive got broad shoulders & can take them LMAO
Seriously, thanx 4 the huggle from one of my old posts, truly appreciated & sending u… read more

posted June 21, 2020
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