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I just joined so wanted to introduce myself. I have suffered with bipolar depression, ptsd and anxiety my whole life. I am somewhat better but now I really hate to leave my house. I live with my dog and cat and have no family around which means I do have to go to stores when needed. People don't seem to understand what bipolar depression is...I have no up feelings only very lows. I really hope this site will help me. Thank you

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Hi Janigail, welcome! I am new here too. My name is Rosina29. My problems are depression & anxiety which are causing me to have chronic dizziness. I think this site will help us. The people here are so kind. Hope you will continue to write. We need each other. My best to you. Please consider me & the others on this site as your new friends. Rosina29

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Thank you so much. I just feel all alone and am now having problems going out. My husband died and I took care of my mom who also died 2 years ago. I have one cousin in NJ and a son with a family that works for the government and lives now in Algeria. I'm happy to say that they will be home next month. I get to see them twice a year for a few days.

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Sorry about your husband. That must be very difficult. I wish you the best as you visit with your family.

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Hi janigail, welcome to our group of supporters. I hope you find this site as helpful as I do. I suffer from depression and anxiety also. I can relate to your feeling alone. I feel so very lonely at times also. I have lots of family who live in a different state, but I don’t get to see them often including my 3 grown children.

I’m sorry to hear about your husband and your Mom.

My husband and I moved here to this new state for our job. I sure wish I would have known how lonely it was going to be. I wish I could take it back, but unfortunately there are no do overs.

Please feel free to come here and talk about whatever is on your mind.

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I so understand the alone feeling. People that don't have mental issues just don't get it. my whole life all I ever heard was snap out of it, you have nothing to be depressed about. Like I want to feel this way. I believe this site will help me not feel like I'm the only one like me.

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Hi,

Just saw your post. You are not alone. Everyone is dealing with something. I also suffer fromPTSD and depression. I had gone to counselors before and a support group. The group was good for me but one by one they left. I am looking for a new group I’ll try anything to manage my depression. You mentioned not leaving the house. I also have been battling. Once I get out , I am ok. I have two dogs who are my best friends. I didn’t really know whatPTSD was until I had it. Each day is a new day, so try something everyday. If you need someone to chat with or a friend I am here.

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I’ve already learned from you. This group is amazing. I for one am very glad you are here! ❤️

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I am honest to a fault. Jersey people are just like that. lol I am so much better at helping others but not good at helping myself. It has been a crying day for me but I know tomorrow will be a new day and hoping all will be better.

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I hope it is too! I’m looking at patches and vests for my dog. Hoping my doctor will write me a letter. Just worried my puppy will have separation anxiety and destroy my house. She is only 5 months sand she gets nervous.

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You don't even need a doctors note. My dog is considered an emotional support dog. Which means he has no training at all but that is support for me. Just goggle Emotional support dog and you will see the tags or coats you can buy

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I did. Coats for 20.00 and patches for 9.99. I just have to figure out how to get my baby to behave if I take my good girl and leave her home alone. I’ve been reading all the rules. I may get my doctor to write me a note because I may end up moving and need to bring her. Rentals can’t deny her that way. She is my best friend. It’s even against the law for an establishment to ask me for proof that she is a service emotional support or otherwise dog even if she doesn’t have a vest. That would just make it easier.

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I can relate with you. I haven’teft my bed in a week or more. I’m scared to be alone but scared to leave Bc I am scared of panic attacks in public places. You came to a good spot. I have spiked in my highs Bc I experience such terrible lows. I feel like I have the healthy me versus the unhealthy me and I just want to feel better.

You have experienced so much and are so strong for finding ways to get better like this website.

So Keep in mind the little victories too and get excited about those.

Sending happiness and positive vibes your way

Xo

Kirby

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