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Jan 25, 2015
edmonton canada
what happens when you tell a doctor your not mentally well, the prospect terrifies me. I've never told anyone a lot of what I've written below

I feel I have fought myself for the better part of 20 years, I was a depressed socially withdrawn teenager, which continued in to my 20s. at the age of 26 after months of the worst depression I've ever experienced I attempted to kill myself, afterwards I picked my self up and carried on. this was a tipping point in my life, after words I decided what I wanted out of life and fought hard for it, every day a battle, gota good job, married have two wonderful children. since then I've had both good and bad days, months, and years

so 8 years later, my wife is in hospital for post partum psychosis, I find myself home alone with a newborn baby and three year old, trying juggle a demanding job. Im exhausted, I feel overwhelmed by every thing, and even though i have lots of help I don't think I can fight this one out without opening up.
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Jan 15, 2013
Hi and welcome to the forum.

You can never tell until you actually go. Different doctors can react in different ways. Maybe you could try and see whether there are any with mh experience in your area?

Marliee x


Well-known member
Oct 12, 2013
Hi and welcome,
Gosh poor you - sounds like you've your hands full!
I would deffo open up to a dr - there's a wealth of support out there, you just need someone to help you tap into those support networks.
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