Responses

  • 2 months ago

    RE: Depression

    Let it go. And move on. Dont be silly. Why your secret reveled?! Pay attention to your own life silly. Stop bothering him.. it is not warning!
  • 2 months ago

    RE: Depression

    Hi Nadadayoma

    I'm sorry that you are/have been depressed! How long has this been going on for you? Have you seen a doctor about it? If this depression and the symptoms are fairly new for you and you've never been officially diagnosed, the first thing you would want to do is to see your primary care doctor to rule out anything physical going on. Depression doesn't always indicate mental illness, but sometimes it could be a thyroid condition, or a number of any other physical illness that could be causing your depression.

    Then, based on what your doctor determines and discovers that there is or isn't anything physical, then seeing a mental health professional would be your next step. That would include a Psychiatrist or Psychologist for the purpose of determining if you have a mental heal diagnosis or not. If you do and depending on what it is, medication could be prescribed. But meds alone are not enough, which is where therapy comes in and is basically what helps one to move forward and learn new coping skills and different ways of thinking and behaving that will lead you to a more healthy life that doesn't include a life of constant depression.

    Anyway, I don't know what you have already tried to get help re your depression, but if you haven't tried the above, I would take a first step in that direction ASAP! You don't have to live with what you are experiencing for the rest of your life, but equally, it won't just go away by itself. Just like physical illnesses need treatment, so does mental illness. Your depression may even be situational - meaning, maybe depression was never an issue for you until something tragic may have happened to you recently, and this depression is a response to it. That would be normal, but it's still depression and needs your attention to get past.

    Hang in there, and if you have family or friends who can be a support to you, then reach out to them. I know that sometimes it's hard for some people to know what to do or how to act around people who are depressed, but that is because they don't understand or can't relate. I hope that there is someone in your life that you can get support from!

    Debbie