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Topic: Hello there

4 posts, 0 answered
  1. PeteC23
    PeteC23 avatar
    8 posts
    10 March 2021

    Hi,

    46yr old male here with over 20 year long history with depression and anxiety.

    Name a med or a type of counselling and chances are I've given it a shot!

    Things have been tough lately and despite being married with children, I am very alone.

    I figured it'd be good to participate here as it'll give me a space for open dialogue, something that I'm very much lacking at home and work.

    Cheers

    Pete

  2. Guest_206
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    90 posts
    10 March 2021 in reply to PeteC23
    Hi PeteC23, i thought I'd reply as I too have a more than 20 year history of depression and anxiety and have also tried so many different meds/counselling.

    Sorry to hear that things have been tough lately. I completely understand that you can feel very alone even when in a relationship. I'm also in a relationship but my partner doesn't really know how to empathise - i think empathy can actually be really hard to give and it's something I really need.

  3. amberlite
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    415 posts
    10 March 2021 in reply to PeteC23
    Hello and welcome, so glad to see your thread, good on you reaching out, it takes guts to own loneliness. I look forward to reading your dialogue.
  4. quirkywords
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    quirkywords avatar
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    10 March 2021 in reply to PeteC23

    Welcome Pete

    This is your thread so you can post and ask questions , and start a dialogue. This is a supportive and non judgmental site.

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