I am new to this site and could use some advice and support from others going through the same things as me. I've been depressed for several years and still fighting. I have noticed that many people on this site is telling people to take one day at a time...they are completely right. That is all I do to keep going, cause its hard to want to go on....I have two boys 13 and 15 and I do get some support from them...been seeing my shrink every three weeks and my therapist once a week...the sessions help to some degree, but you also have to do some things on your own as well...as I found out the hard way. I bought a book called Getting Your Life Back by Jesse Wright, MD and Monica Basco, PH.D. The book talks about the five keys to recovery from depression...It has help me to unlock some of my deman doors to my healing...my emotions is what causes me the most trouble...instead of problem solving I go to wanting to hurt myself. I had to sign contracts that I would not do anything to myself until I talk to my shrink, therapist or people on my contact list....Well, I could go on and on and talk about other feelings but I won't...somethings are still very painful...I have been raped, voices telling me to hurt myself, bad thoughts about myself and life, I just want to get better and enjoy my boys and be a grandma much later in life
Take care all, if anyone wants to email me its firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks for your time and for listening.......