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Topic: Feeling like what’s the point

5 posts, 0 answered
  1. KM11
    KM11 avatar
    2 posts
    13 June 2020

    Hi,

    so I’m making my first thread. - feel very scared.

    The past few years nothing has changed. I feel so empty now that I’m feeling like what’s the point anymore.
    I go to work (full time) - yep pays the bills but I’m getting to a stage that I hate the place. That no one appreciates me in the workplace. People say shit to me and I start crying.
    I go home every night - cook dinner watch my show and go to bed. I sit on my phone every day and think no one is messaging me. And when I message people it’s like it’s an effort for them to even reply.
    But don’t get me wrong I live with my sister and it’s great.
    I’m single - I have my struggles with men. They always tend to ghost me. And I think it’s because I’m so needy and lonely. That when someone gives me attention I love it and don’t to leave it. Because it doesn’t happen often.

    Not sure what happens after I post this.
    but really felt like I needed to speak out for once.
    I’m always crying and Feel like I need help.

  2. Sophie_M
    Sophie_M avatar
    3378 posts
    13 June 2020 in reply to KM11
    Hey KM11, welcome to our friendly online community. We are grateful that you have reached out here today as we know it can be tough to do this for the first time. We are so sorry to hear that you are feeling hopeless and are struggling at work. Please know that you do not have to do this alone. Many in our community have had similar feelings and understand. Hopefully, a few of them will pop by and offer you some words of kindness.

    We recognise that this must be an overwhelming situation for you, so we just wanted to let you know that if you find yourself feeling particularly overwhelmed, please know that there is help available to you. The Beyond Blue Support Service on 1300 22 4636 or our friends at Lifeline on 13 11 14 are available to provide support and advice 24/7. Please do feel free to use these services to talk through what's on your mind when it's feeling like too much to cope with.

    Please also feel free to keep us updated here on your thread with what you are feeling and experiencing whenever you feel up to it - we hope that you find this to be a safe and non-judgemental space.
  3. MidnightOil
    MidnightOil avatar
    9 posts
    18 June 2020 in reply to KM11

    Hey KM11,

    I'm sorry that you're feeling like this and I hope that this forum can help you find some hope or peace.

    I know that it can be easier said than done, and often finding time can be hard as well, but finding one thing that you absolutely love doing can make a world of difference. I myself am passionate about dancing and I know that many others have found some relief in this and other forms of art. Having other people around is obviously wonderful but I have learned to value the time that I have to myself as well.

    I also try to remind myself that I don't have to be changing the world in order for my life to have a point (as you say) and sometimes it's okay to prioritise yourself! This one can be hard but it is so so worth it to take care of yourself. I hope that the people in your life will show you some appreciation as well and you're always welcome to share here with us

    All the best

  4. shad0wings
    blueVoices member
    • A member of beyondblue's blueVoices community
    shad0wings avatar
    46 posts
    24 June 2020 in reply to KM11
    Hey KM11,

    I hope you're doing okay? We're always here to talk if you need someone.

    Also about your job situation, is it possible to work out a part-time contract? Maybe 3-4 days a week if possible?

    Don't worry about being single, so many amazing people i know are, and i have no doubt you are too! Being single is a great time to just focus on you - just on self-love and all that good stuff.

    I would go and see your local GP if you can and look at some options :)

    Have you spoken with your sister about how you're feeling? It will definitely help decrease the burden of thoughts you're placing on yourself.

    Hope you're okay.

    Lots of hugs!

    - tay


  5. Azza12
    Azza12 avatar
    19 posts
    5 July 2020 in reply to KM11
    I know exactly how you feel

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