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19 Jan 2006

struggling to hold back tears...
when i got to work this morning, i took one look at the girl i work with and just broke down. i told her everything. how i've been feeling so depressed lately, and how i think part of it is work related. don't get me wrong, i dont hate my job, i just feel like my potential is being wasted in the position im currently in.

apart from everyone on the forum, and now her, i haven't told anyone else about my depression. i guess i''ve kept it to myself because i dont want people to think i'm looking for attention, and i dont want people to pity me.

anyway, she told me that i have to tell my parents, so i've just sent my mom and email (if she phones and i have to speak to her, i'll start crying). i told her how i've been feeling and that i need to see someone, or find some type of solution, because if i dont i think i may lose my mind.

so that's done. now what? where do i go from here? first step is making it through this day. i struggling to hold back tears...
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01 Jan 0001

The next step is to see a good local doctor or shrink for an assessment and a discussion of your treatment choices. You have been moving towards this for some time ; now you deserve to get properly treated and get well.
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