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I am type 1 bipolar. I was on abilify for several years. I stopped taking it about a year ago I guess. I didn’t feel s difference.

Currently I am struggling with depression. I’m doing a good job pretending to be fine, but I know I am not. I feel numb. I hate my job. I’m
Always tired. Completely unmotivated to do anything.
Even things I used to love doing. If I didn’t have to leave my house I wouldn’t.

How do I get out of this? It’s affecting my marriage. It’s effecting my relationships with friends, the few I have left, and family.

Everything is hard. How can I be numb and in pain at the same time?

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Recently been diagnosed with BPD after 20 years! #Feelinglost

I have just been diagnosed with BPD after suggesting it to my doctor, I was told I had severe depression with generalised anxiety and panic attacks. I've tried most antidepressants but I'd find they'd stop working after a while and I'd still feel depressed. So I'm also medication resistant. I'm still waiting for my time2talk self referral I'm just hoping they can help with the right therapy. I was told DBT is the right therapy for me, I feel overwhelmed and relieved at the same time. I guess I feel lost at sea... I've found lately I always feel burnt out and exhausted.

I just wondered if anyone has any suggestions of books or what I can do to help myself and get my head around the diagnosis ❤🙏🏻

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I just want to feel I have a Purpose in this world besides being a Mother & Wife 😢😢

<p>I just want to feel I have a Purpose in this world besides being a Mother & Wife 😢😢</p>
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Thank God for this Nationwide Support!

I joined this Support app a few days ago & im So glad I did! I’ve had More Support & Encouragement from a wide variety of people, than from my own husband! I’m So glad & relieved I have a safe place to have an outlet without judgement or yelling or criticizing. I’m able to express how I feel & so many people genuinely care & offer their encouragement & support without any strings attached & are non judgemental. I can’t Thank All those enough who have shown me so much support & Encouragement, throughout these last 2 days! I also want to give a Huge Shout out to the developer & Creater of this App!! YOU ROCK!!! 🤟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 This Support App is Absolutely Amazing!! #themightyrocks #LoveTheMighty #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #PTSD #Depression #MentalSupport #MentalIllness #Feelinglost #FeelingAlone #IHateMentalillness

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I just don’t know what to do with my mental health anymore . I try to reach for help only to have them let me down. They canceled my appointment and that was it . I don’t know what else to do ???? I reached out and it got me nowhere.

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My story - frozen in time

Hi all.
I am new to the might so I thought I’d briefly introduced myself. I’m 32years old and I feel ‘frozen in time’ while the world around me keeps going on.
I grew up in an mental, emotionally and psychologically abusive situation. From the day I was born I learned to walk on egg shells around my father, never knowing what would set him off or what ‘crazy’ thing he would do next. My mom bore the brunt of the abuse and I often felt scared for her. I took it upon myself (at the ripe old ah of 4) to be her protector. I did everything I could to protect her and my little brother.
The only way I could cope was to disassociate my self from any and all feelings, which work until I was about 27. My ‘coping plan’ created a bit of a dissociative disorder. I was basically numb for most of my life. Then I had a sort of breakdown and started therapy. Never having deal with any of my feelings over the year letf me without the ability to know how to handle simply emotions. I did not have the tools to cope wth everyday feeling . After years of therapy and 2 full on dreakdowms downs where I was admitted to phychiatric facilities.
With a lot of help and effort (and medication) I had felt like I had come a long way. I could survive day to day life (well most days).
That is until I took a job last year that trashed my confidence. After a year of working in a cutthroat, ‘stab eachother in the back’ environment, where they foster and even encourage bullying and disloyally I couldn’t take it any more, I feel like they attacked me as a person. So I left at the end of last year. The plan was to take a short break to catch my breat then find work.
Buy once I was was out of there I basically fell appart. My Depression and Anxiety escalated and escalated. I am at the point where I hardly leave the house and even simple tasks like showing is difficult. I have alienated myself from my friend. I can’t talk to any of them as they don’t understand where I am in my head (I have briefly spoken to a few friends in the past but it’s hard to explain when they have no clue what I am taking about) I have reached the point where I feel completely frozen in time. I have no clue what to do next. I have no idea how to find work (which is a problem as my saving are coming to an end) I’m too tired to exercise or do much self care.

My depression causes me to worry that I will never find a work. I mean who would hire me anyway. And my Anxiety makes me worried sick that I don’t have work right now and I desperately need to be working. Getting up in the morning with a purpose (like having a job) is actually very helpful in controlling my depression.
I am in a very bad head space, like I’m quite literally frozen while the world keeps on going around me. I don’t know how to get out of the head space. I basically have no life and nothing to look forward to and no idea how to change it
Anyway, that my story in a nutshell.

#Depression #Anxity #exhauated #Feelinglost

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Emotional Rollercoaster

I have been depressed for awhile now plus I have anxiety. A month or two ago I thought I was doing better and feeling better. That didn’t last long the past couple of weeks it’s like a downward spiral. The past few days have been really bad. I think I have had every negative emotion possible. I’m overwhelmed by sadness, worthlessness, and I’m angry today as well! Nothing seems to make me happy. My fiancé is doing his best to listen, and trying to get me out of the house. I’m just frustrated and overwhelmed. I ordered a notebook to use as a journal because I feel as though I have tried everything else. #Feelinglost

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Heartache and depression

My ex fiancé and I ended things last year after a 8 yr relationship. We were not growing as people, we were becoming toxic for each other and a lot had happened adding more burdens to the already frail relationship we were too stubborn to let go of....we still maintained a tentative friendship after the breakup... I always cared for him and after a year apart I realized I am still in love with him, but he has moved on... My heart was broken all over again, I am so sad, regretful, guilty and ....I miss him so much and even though at the time it was the right decision for our well being, and even if I have matured as an individual in the past year. I still wish we could have found another solution to arrive to the better versions of ourselves that we are now.....I really wanted to give us a second chance, but it’s too late. It hurts so much. Because now we are truly separated in all senses of the word. We are no longer communicating as friends.... I have lost my best friend, my partner and my first love... I do not where to begin on how to move forward. It’s hard as is with trying to stay strong with persistent major depression. #MajorDepressiveDisorder #heartbreak #Breakups #sad #Feelinglost #depressed #Crying

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