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Dealing with anxiety and depression

deb4598
deb4598

Hi, I'm new here and have been looking for a good support group. I suffer from anxiety and depression at times as I know many others do.

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Welcome!!!!

I must tell you that this site is a life changer. You just need to be here with us. Participate, post and read. Even pressing the heart button can change so much for you and the poster. I advise you to be active. But just staying so wonders too!

We would like to get to know you. Post anything you like. Tell us something about you.

Thank you so much for replying. Makes me feel so less alone. I am married, but my husband works alot and I am alone alot. Just by your response....you have changed my life for the better. I am an artist. I paint when I can, but some days just don't seem to give me the motivation. I'm thinking this site will give me a place to go when I'm alone. I do take medication for anxiety and depression and see a therapist once a week. But I still struggle with it. In reading some of the posts, I know positively that I am not alone and my heart goes out to others suffering. I truly care and I know it can get better.

We all have good days and we all have the worst days. It’s important to just keep going. Keep being. Keep fighting.

I envy you so much your talent!!! Art can bring so much freedom. Can make dreams come true. Can soothe!

Thank you. I do have a blessed talent. And I will keep up the good fight. With the support of good people, how can it go wrong?

You sound great Orangeblossom85. Happy for you💛❤🧡💚

Hi! Welcome! You're never alone. You've come to the right place for support😊

deb4598
deb4598
in reply to Sunnidayz1

Thank you! You have made me feel welcome already, and it's such a joy for me. I don't think my husband truly understands about anxiety and depression but I know he loves me. I envy his lack of my symptoms. He sleeps so well, and when I can't sometimes I just listen to his night breathing wondering how it would be if I could sleep like that. Sounds funny but it's the only way I can describe it. Looking forward to being at this site and know you have made my life better today.

Sunnidayz1
Sunnidayz1
in reply to deb4598

Im glad I made you feel better😊 I think a lot of people dont know what these things are: depression, anxiety, panic. It's not common knowledge and it's frustrating when people think it's something that one can snap out of or it's about someone being too weak. It's none of that.

deb4598
deb4598
in reply to Sunnidayz1

Yes....it's hard to really explain to people who don't suffer with it. Sometimes I just want to wake my husband up and say "be with me", but I don't because I know he needs his sleep. The next time I feel that way, I think I'll log on and read and respond to others. So glad I found this site.

Sunnidayz1
Sunnidayz1
in reply to deb4598

Yes, that's a great plan! 😊😊

deb4598
deb4598
in reply to Sunnidayz1

Thanks. I think I'll read some more posts and offer anything helpful if I can.

i sincerely think that is one of the hardest parts of dealing with anxiety and depression. unless you have experienced it for yourself, you really can’t ever know what it’s like. just remember you are never alone on this journey!

Thank you. The people at this site have made me feel included and valuable. Many thanks.

Hidden
Hidden

Welcome I am new here too - I've been around the depression block for years. Ups and downs along the way, winters are harder than other seasons, as I get older I feel lonelier. Hoping to find some connections and support here.

deb4598
deb4598
in reply to Hidden

Hi there. So you know what it feels like. Isn't it so nice to be able to communicate with others with what symptoms we share? And I agree with winter. I'ts harder for me too and I live in a warm climate....but it's still winter and the days are shorter. Welcome.

deb4598
deb4598
in reply to deb4598

ps: I also know how you feel when getting older and feeling lonelier . I think that is why it's important to reach out. This site has already helped me. I'm here.

Welcome

deb4598
deb4598
in reply to suzzze

Thank you. Glad to be here.

Welcome to the group! 😁

deb4598
deb4598
in reply to Cookie101

Thank you. Feeling very good about this site. It's early in the morning and I'm not feeling lonely while my husband sleeps.

I joined 3 months ago. I love it. It is a great way to reach out to others. To offer your support, as well as others, helping met your needs.

yes....I'm really impressed. Feels good.

So glad youve found this group and dont have to feel alone anymore being on here you'llalways have someone to chat to xx

Yes....I don't ever have to feel alone again. This all means so much to me.

Im so glad i know how you feel about wishing you could just sleep normaly i also feel this with my husband and how i worry myself sick about things and hes just so layed back about everything.its hard for him to understand my way of thinking.do you have children family friends x

One wonderful daughter who lives far from me, a great stepson and grandchildren. Two close friends. I have alot to be thankful for, and a wonderful husband. Beside that, I still struggle with anxiety and sometimes depression. I think I need to relax and look at what I have and not fear things I have no control over. That would be nice. I hear you though and your feelings. I know what you are saying. My husband is even taking an added interest as I communicate to others here.

Oh thats so good hes taking an interest.i have 3 children a 13 yr old 7 yr old and 19 month old they keep me busy but it still doesnt stop the anxiety but i do have good and bad days so i should be thankful for that like you i think i have to try and stop worrying over things i cant control it deffo is alot easier said than done though

Absolutely. It's alot harder living it. One day at a time.

Hello deb4598,

Its great to have you here. You are not a lone in your challenge with anxiety and depression sometimes. keep hope alive and don’t give up equipping yourself to be stronger. Don’t hesitate to reach out when you have a question or need someone to chat with.

deb4598
deb4598
in reply to Ollyvie

Thank you so much. This is such an active and supportive site.

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