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Topic: Depression

3 posts, 0 answered
  1. Diamond23
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    1 posts
    26 August 2020
    Hi all.. I've been going through depression for a few weeks now and I'm not liking any of it, I've struggled at and have nobody to express my feelings to because when I do, I either get over it or just keep it bubbled up.. I hate myself for some reason and super jealous of my partner which has been hard for me to get over ever since he cheated I have no trust. I've been crying myself to sleep due to over thinking and thinking my looks are not all pretty. Some days I just want to lay in bed and cry, most days I walk around with a smile but end up hiding my tears. I need help even when I've helped a lot, I've been left in the dark with my crazy thoughts and just wanna die,just so I don't have to feel any pain....
  2. Sophie_M
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    3423 posts
    26 August 2020 in reply to Diamond23

    Welcome to the forums, Diamond23

    We're so grateful that you have reached out to our community tonight, we know that it is not an easy thing to do and you have shown a lot of strength in sharing your story. We can hear that these feelings have been difficult to cope with, and we're so sorry to hear how much pain you're in. Please know that our wonderful community is here to offer you support and advice to help you through this- you're not alone here.

    We'd also really encourage you to reach out to our Beyond Blue Support Service, which is available 24/7 by phone on 1300 22 4636 or on Webchat 3pm-12am AEST on our website: www.beyondblue.org.au/getsupport. One of our friendly counsellors will be able to talk through these feelings with you and can offer support, advice and referrals.

    Please also know that our friends at Lifeline  (13 11 14) and the Suicide Call Back Service (1300 659 467) are there for you 24/7 to talk through what's on your mind when it's feeling like too much to cope with. Thanks again for reaching out as we know that it can be really tough to do this for the first time.

    We hope that you find some comfort here in the words of wisdom and kindness that our community can offer.

  3. missep123
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    318 posts
    27 August 2020 in reply to Diamond23

    Hi Diamond23,

    I'm really sorry to hear that you've been feeling this way. Are you comfortable to talk to your friends or family about what you're going through?

    May I ask, have you ever seen a mental health professional or a GP about this? I know that when I have kept things on my shoulders it felt like a lot of pressure and I found it hard to pull myself out of it.

    Do you have some things that you like doing that make you feel a little bit better when you're feeling sad? For example I know that when I'm feeling low, watching Netflix or going for a walk helps. Guided meditation videos on Youtube are also popular and there are specific ones i.e. for anxiety, stress, feeling low.

    Here for you though. I know that it can be really tough when you feel that way.

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