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Eustace

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Hours spent, night and day, reading forums and sites like this.
Some tragic stories - but can I say that anything really helps ?
I don’t think so, yet I am drawn back because my mind is so totally concentrated on my problems that I have no interest in anything else. It’s all so pointless. I really want out.
 
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A forum such as this is just a tool. Somewhere to offload and allow yourself to vent and, maybe, get things off your chest. It can`t fix you.

If you haven`t already you need to speak to your GP and get help.
 
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Just take it a day at a time. Be gentle with yourself, look after yourself and eat well. Sleep, walk, nature, lessen stress. Life isn't all laughter and success, whether mentally ill or not. It can feel like everybody has it easier, maybe they do, it seems that way to me, but this is my life. I feel like it is obstacle after obstacle and continuous suffering. Joy doesn't last for long. Sorry, this is about you. 7 months, have you tried medication? It can help, but only help, it won't cure, just help with sleep or appetite and sometimes lift you mood just enough to let you get out and maybe smile and laugh.
 
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I find sites like this helpful, in that I can see that I am not alone in this mental health struggle.
I sometimes find out what works for others, sometimes (try!) to offer support, and I like to journal. There is also a “just for fun” part of the forums.
I hope you are receiving some medical attention for your low feelings. And if you are feeling worse, maybe take a break from these kinds of sites.
I’m currently on a break from reading news sites. They were causing me too much stress!
 
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I have found this site to be very helpful, in terms of support and understanding, as well as some advice and guidance.
Also it helps to know and be able to relate to others who are having similar problems, at least for me it does xxxx
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Looks like I’m out of step with everybody.
Doesn’t surprise me.
Thanks for your answers.
 
Urban Hermit

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Looks like I’m out of step with everybody.
Doesn’t surprise me.
Thanks for your answers.
I hope you will find in time that you feel that sharing your thoughts and feelings here will help you and once you feel like you've started to heal you may find that you want to help others X
Take care and please keep trying to keep going even if it just one word or thought xx
 
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Looks like I’m out of step with everybody.
Doesn’t surprise me.
Thanks for your answers.
Oh, I’m so sorry! I hope the answers didn’t make you feel worse! That’s the last thing anyone here would want! :hug:
I think people who aren’t feeling any help from these types of forums - aren’t on the forum.
I really hope you are getting some outside help with your low feelings.
 
Edinscotbrit

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Looks like I’m out of step with everybody.
Doesn’t surprise me.
Thanks for your answers.
This is a forum, no-one can give you all the answers.
Remember, none of us are experts, so if you`re looking for answers, much better to consult your GP/CMHT etc.
 
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I hope you are receiving some medical attention for your low feelings. And if you are feeling worse, maybe take a break from these kinds of sites.
I’m currently on a break from reading news sites. They were causing me too much stress!
Good advice, I think.
 
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