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06 Feb 2006

depression
hi doc

hope you can assist me, i feel as though I am losing it slowly but surely, I am 27 years old, been married for 9 years & need you advise, I am killing myself as thoughs have been racing through my heas. Six years ago I tried to commit suicide, I was rushed to Hospital were I was attended, when I came though I found myself still to be alived, & when looking at my some I realized what the hell I did, I then choice to live & hell or high water. I am now in that same depression. I dont now why I feel like this I now have three childre aged 8,3 & 1 and they are a hand full my husband & I have a good realanship now, his mmother still interfere , & it still gets to me. last week he left to go & work in Knysna after I asked him not to go. I feel now as though I hate him because if it whould have been me, I would have stayed. I feel he left me to fend for everthng it is something that I always have to do on my own. I am in a financial diffuclty, i dont have support of family I dont want to bother other people with my sorrows, but still find myself listening to them. WHy do I feel like this. Yesterday I told my husband not to call me I had a fit on the telephone with him, told him how I felt. and afterwards found myself thinking of ending oit all, all the pain. I told hom when he cames back he must leave, but then my chilred is suffering, but even now they are suffering cause he is not arounf & i hate him for that. WHY DID HE GO. was it for pease of mind.
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

What troubles me very much in your story, is that you don't mention ever receiving effective treatment for your Depression and other problems, and don't seem to be having any right now, either. SO see a good local psychiatrist asap for a proper assessment and discussion of your treatment options, which ideally ought to include antidepressant medication AND CBT-style counselling, to fix this problem, and help you to feel better in yourself, better able to handle your marriage and other problems --- and to remember how totally your kids depend on you and deserve your continuing love and caring. Lee's comments are sensible an helpful
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