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I feel sad so much I need help dealing with how I feel because it’s affecting with my relationship with my boyfriend and my happiness in general
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11/4/2017
John-Michaels
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Hello, my name is John. I hope I can help you. Do you know why you are sad? Tell me more about your relationship with your family, etc. I really want to help, but any details could be helpful.
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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I’m not sure and that is what worries me. Lately I feel distant towards everyone and everything. I keep to myself now more hen ever. I have a good relationship with my family and my boyfriend. However, lately I feel distant to my boyfriend and I feel lonely in my relationship. I don’t feel happy or excited anymore. I kinda cried last night because I was reading an article on how you know if the relationship is over and I feel some of those things but I do not my relationship to be over. I feel like he’s not interested in me and I still care for him but I don’t feel loved or payed attention to, because on our communication Right. I feel stressed about my weight, school, money and work.
I am convinced we sometimes allow our negative emotions build up. Our reservoir fills up with past negative emotions and then any negative emotions we have currently have nowhere to go, therefore we are sad when we think we should be ok. Does that make sense?
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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I find myself lately feeling more lonely and not myself. I don’t enjoy the little things anymore and I don’t feel connected to my boyfriend, but I want to be.
If you were happy with life, what would you be doing differently. How would your life look?
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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I would’ve put more efforts into school, my health, and manage my money better. I wish my relationship with my boyfriend would’ve had a better start.
How old are you?
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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I’m 25
Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I’m feeling more insecure then usual, I find myself wanting to talk to people not even as looking for someone but just to connect to.
You are still so young and have your entire life before you. It is not too late to make changes. Consider going back to school and making efforts toward the career of your choice. Budget starting now. I could give you some simple pointers. You can start eating better and exercising?any time. Start nurturing your relationship with your boyfriend. Does this make sense?
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I think you need some change in your life. You have settled too much and feel like you have underachieved. You can do better and it’s not too late. If you go back to school, you will make new friends and create a new life for yourself. Give it a shot.
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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
It does make sense, I’m actually doing that now. I have been going to the gym and just got a personal trainer for once a week. I’m actually back at school but I’m struggling a bit. So it’s making feel stressed. I can tell my boyfriend cares because whenever I feel depression he makes efforts to open me up and talk to me but sometimes it doesn’t work. I feel like my insecurity and anxiety crippled our relationship
You need to make time for fun. You and your bf need to get involved in something social....playing cards, bowling; something you enjoy.
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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
We usually go out to the movies and eat together but it’s like our conversation are very shallow and I just wished our conversation were more in depth
Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Despite everything I am doing I still feel empty and sad
Have you been to the doctor? Are you taking medication? Have you had a complete physical? How are your estrogen levels? There are numerous possibilities.
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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I have not taking medication but health wise everything checks out
That is what I would recommend at this point. You have seemingly done everything else. There are some non invasive meds you can discuss with your doctor. I would definitely make sure I have been cleared hormonally, your thyroid, and blood sugar.
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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Alright I will do that, is there anything I should do to heal my relationship? I really care about him and I would want it to work
It sounds to me like he cares about you. Your problems seem to be more your perception than reality. Let him know what you’re going through and that you are making efforts towards progress. Neither one of you need to do anything irrational anytime soon. Just ask him to be patient. I think he will.
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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Thank you I will, I’ll talk to him. What can I do about my insecurities about the relationship?
Come up with a battle plan. Nurture your relationship. Don’t do this to prove anything, but to just nurture what you have. Do something different than a movies. Get away and enjoy one another.
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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Would a trip be appropriate ?
DEFINITELY!
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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Alright thank you so much I really do appreciate it, how do I rate again ?
You should have received a prompt from just answer. If not able to find it, let me know. Thank you!
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