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18 Jul 2005

Depression??
Where on earth do I start??

Lately I have been feeling more depressed than other times. My husband and I fight constantly and the main issue is always about sex. I have no drive or don't feel like it at all. I have an 18 month old and he keeps me very busy. We recently moved into a new home and all the responsibility of keeping house is even more tiring. I work full day, rush home sort baby out do dinner etc. By about 9 is when I slow down. He doesn't understand the extend of my exhaustion, and says that any decent wife would do what I do. I can't complain, it's not allowed. His needs are far more important.

I hate my job, and get into hot water on a daily basis, because motivation and concentration is not there.

I am moody, sad, irretable, frustrated etc, etc.
While having a bath yesterday and dunking my head under the water to wash, I had a thought of drowning myself in the bath, but I know I have a responsibility towards my baby.

I just want to feel happy!! Should I go see my doc for some anti-depressants??
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CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Mom, taking an antidepressant is certainly an option, but seeing a marriage counsellor is also something the two of you should consider as your husband sounds like he needs to be told that he needs to share the load at home or you need to quit your job. Good luck.
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