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oxy
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Date Joined Oct 2005
Total Posts : 2
   Posted 10/26/2005 1:47 PM (GMT -7)   
hello all, I am new at this please forgive me, I have been suffering from depression for a long time. Thought I was doing well until the last couple of weeks. I have other health problems also, am no spring chicken. Smoked for many, many years and am now on 02 24/7 have adjusted to this but now get out less and less, always had my work before. I have a husband that is an alcoholic, realizes it and does not want to correct it. My doctor thinks it is his way of handling my condition, but it is the way he handles all conditions. He is not abusive and does not empty out the checking account but is home less and less. Find if I talk at all during the week it is to myself. The doctor suggested I go to Alanon, but have done that, just need a place to vent I guess. So here I am any one have any suggestions on how to occupy my time at home. thanks
 Oh have been on 20. mg. of paxil for the last 2 years, before that it was zoloft.
 

sadsunshine
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Date Joined Oct 2005
Total Posts : 398
   Posted 10/26/2005 1:56 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi oxy and welcome!!
Nothing to apologize for!!

I don't have words of wisdom but I wanted to let you know there are so many wonderful, supportive, caring people here.

It sounds like you have way more than enough on your plate right now. Please come and share often

We look forward to getting to know you!

Peace, Sadsunshine

Jan Marie
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Date Joined Sep 2005
Total Posts : 1663
   Posted 10/26/2005 3:22 PM (GMT -7)   
Hallo oxy. I'd like to welcome you too - you will make new and good friends on this site. This is certainly the place to vent! You may well find it becomes your lifeline as it has for so many of us. It helps to know that we are not alone, nobody judges you and, sadsunshine is right, the people here are wonderful.

Hope we can be of some help to you.

oxy
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Date Joined Oct 2005
Total Posts : 2
   Posted 10/26/2005 3:58 PM (GMT -7)   
Thank-you Sadsunshine and Jan for your friendly hellos, will be dropping in daily, so glad to meet you both.

CheerDad
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Date Joined Apr 2004
Total Posts : 2284
   Posted 10/27/2005 8:59 AM (GMT -7)   
Just want to add my welcome. This is a great family and feel free to vent and add your wisdom to group. Look forward to getting to know you better.
We can respond to irritation with a smile instead of scowl, or by giving warm praise instead of icy indifference. By our being understanding instead of abrupt, others, in turn, may decide to hold on a little longer rather than to give way. Love, patience, and meekness can be just as contagious as rudeness and crudeness.
 
Randy
 
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