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My depression has become so bad, that I can't sleep in my bedroom. It makes me feel isolated and cut off. So I've been sleeping in the living room. Anyone else have this problem? How can I get over it? I miss my room.
 
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My bedroom often feels like an awful place to be, especially when I can't sleep and jets are roaring above thanks (#Heathrowairport). Have you tried putting some pictures/art up on the walls? I am going to get this one framed and put it up in mine soon probably. Also, keep it clean including your bedding, there is nothing like the feeling of freshly cleaned sheets to help sleep.

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I've had nights like that, but I turned my bedroom into my sanctuary, books and paintings and plants X
 
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It's been like this for about four months. It started when my friend moved out. And I don't know how to fix it. I've decorated and even got a tv but nothing helps
 
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I tried sleeping in my room recently and it just filled me with dread. What can I do to fix this?
 
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I've had nights like that, but I turned my bedroom into my sanctuary, books and paintings and plants X
Agree with all that . Your bedroom should be a restful place. No computers, maybe read a while before you go to sleep and a milky drink
 
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So just an update for the last 3 nights I've been sleeping in my room. I have decorated and rearranged its better but still not great.
 
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Conversely, the bedroom (and more specifically, my bed) is where I would spend all my time, just hiding away with my misery.
 
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Conversely, the bedroom (and more specifically, my bed) is where I would spend all my time, just hiding away with my misery.
Yea that’s how I am when in deep depression, want to isolate and it’s hard for me to move. Like even small tasks can feel like running marathons at that point.
 
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I identify completely. The great irony is that many times the only place we can find relief is in that bedroom. The problem is, at least for me, that the short-term relief is only so effective, and ultimately causes additional problems. Very much a vicious cycle.
 
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I identify completely. The great irony is that many times the only place we can find relief is in that bedroom. The problem is, at least for me, that the short-term relief is only so effective, and ultimately causes additional problems. Very much a vicious cycle.
Right, fantasy is where I live 90% of the time because reality is too dam unfulfilling. When am alone in my room I can just withdraw into my mind or read/watch tv/game so I don’t have to deal with reality.
 
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It was a great idea to rearrange your room to give it a new feel! Try doing things you enjoy there too like if you like drawing or something you can draw in your bedroom before sleeping.

I was almost at that place not too long ago where I wanted to sleep on my couch and wasn’t sure why but I rearranged my room due to a drafty window and it immediately felt SO comfy and relaxing. Wasn’t even my goal but it worked.
 
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Yeah when I'm really depressed I tend to isolate and stay in my bedroom. I tend to read or watch films to distract myself.
 
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I used to struggle to get to sleep in a bedroom I think it was because someone tried to break the door down when I was asleep. Even in different houses I struggled at times to fall asleep and seemed to fall asleep better on the sofa downstairs. So even though probably no difference in safety. I think my brain must associate bedrooms with trouble or something bad is going to happen. Maybe something has happened in your bedroom or something associated hope you find fix solution
 
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I cant stand my bedroom during the day. It makes me feel horribly depressed. Notwithstanding last year I had a terrible depression episode and stayed in my bedroom for 2 months.
To be honest I hate to be at home. I feel great while I'm outside. As soon as I open my house entry door I feel the world collapses in my shoulders.
 
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