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Moral hangover?

Last night met some friends, we had a quiet night at one of my friends' place, we had some drinks and snacks

I had a little fun last night but today I woke up feeling really down, might be a moral hangover buuuuuut I didn't do anything to feel like that. I know it is a side effect of the alcohol but I felt like I did smth really bad and I was only hanging out with my pals

Any advice, point of view or comment?

Has anyone felt like that before without not doing actually nothing wrong?

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I wonder if it's the Monday anticipation also? That's great that you met some friends and got out- little steps but spending time with meaningful people.

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Yes but waking up after that made me feel awful. It is like I did something bad without doing it, that is how it feels

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That happens to me, too, because my anxiety also manifests as paranoia. Alcohol definitely doesn't help because it makes me feel better after a drink or two, but if I keep drinking it actually triggers anxiety the next day. I call it blow-back. When I start having irrational thoughts, it helps me to tell my mind to shut up (meanest liar I ever met!), and consciously change my focus. There are lots of inspirational mindfulness videos on YouTube, thankfully! Hang in there Vanessi!

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Thank you, it is a really bad feeling even though I didn't do anything bad just enjoy a quite night with friends

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Hi vanessi how are you, I know how you feel, I went out to a small hang out last night and had 3 drinks with my water and now I feel guilty. All I'm doing is try to meet new people and relax from my stress witch I did but now I feel like it didn't even happened. Today is cloudy and ugly and I feel the same way ugly and depressed,

Vanessi last night a woman walked in the bar and she looked just like the picture in your postings but without makeup she had the most saddest eyes I've ever seen and I could feel her pain from across the bar, and I think she could feel mine cause she was looking at me in the same way, even max couldn't cheer her up and he's a funny bartender. Anyways at that moment I thought about you and how you must feel and how I feel, to be in a crowded room of jokesters and not even crack a smile so I went outside to the patio area and said a prayer for me and you so that maybe one day we would smile again. Hope you have a blessed day sweetheart.

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Thank you for your words, I feel like that when I'm with ppl sometimes. This depression has taken the best of me. I'm not the same woman I used to be.. all the light in me has turned off. I hope one day we can be happy again

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Perhaps you could get together with friends just to enjoy company without drinking. You have done nothing wrong. Maybe see them more often. I have been irritable at times due to anxiety and depression ( or whatever the label is) . Sometimes looking back life is so short!

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