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Hi, you are NOT alone. People are ready to support you. I am so sorry to hear about all these losses. Are you contemplating or thinking about hurting yourself? I am here to chat...
I am really sorry. It sounds like you have been burned a lot and you just can't envision another emotional blow. And I know it may be trivial to hear at this time given everything you have been through, but you have survived so much already. This is absolute proof of your strength and giving up would be such a waste of all tat energy you have invested in surviving this far. Despair, depression and anxiety leave little room for optimism but hopefully, you can muster up enough of that resilience to think that things can;t possibly stay this low. There is almost always a rebound and while it can be trying, exhausting and disheartening to wait, you have already proved more then once that you can survive.
What kind of support system do you have to help you through? Are you being treated for depression and anxiety right now with meds and/or counseling??
I hear you. Part of the battle with depression is finding ways to push through the urge to stay away from life. Depression also finds a way to make possible solutions seem meaningless, purposeless or not worth the effort, Finding a new doctor or seeing a specialist would be conceivable. Sounds like you need to hook up with a new doc anyway!! And counseling - some sessions can be better than none. i actually was just reading about how a lot of progress with cognitive behavioral therapy can be shown in the earliest phases of treatment. But if those things really don't seem like commitments right now, then focusing on getting exercise, ample rest, and a decent diet cannot be understated in terms of importance and value.
As far as your supports, I am sorry to hear your family hasn;t been a suipport to you. And while friends don't always know what to say, distancing yourslef and isolating is a natural course when depressed or anxious but doesn't really help. So maybe, just maybe, yu could focus on one small thing at a time and reach out to a friend? To this point, think small!! Thinking about how everything is horrible makes life seem overwhelming.
As far as fighting, again, you can continue to fight because your inner strength is huge! Can you start to think of ways to redefine yourself? Can you envision ways to engage with life that allow you to regain some purpose? Can you push to open yourself back up to things that used to make you happy before the rug got pulled out? What about adopting a foster dog? What about engaging in some volunteer work to socialize and also get some natural good vibes going? How about doing something novel like taking a class or joining a club? I don't mean to sound trivial but these are the things that really can make the difference between turning things around or allowing yourself to waste away. You still have a lot to give even if means redefining how and who you give it to.
Someone is always there to help you 24/7/365.
Hi :) I just wanted to offer yo keep this conversation going, maybe tomorrow, if you are up for it. I hope to hear back from you and am certainly here to support you if I can.
Hi! I wanted to check back today since this question will stay open until rated. Can you let me know if you could use additional support or info? If not, I'd appreciate a rating and would love to hear back from you.
Hey there, my last try and I won't bug you again if you don't feel like talking but i did want to see how are you doing. Feeling any better?