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Tired of pretending I'm not depressed

valleygirl

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I put a smile on my face when I go to work because my depressed face would terrify the children. I pretend all day long that I am happy, and it's exhausting. I am exhausted. I just wish there was dead.
 
garbageg4

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I feel the same way about myself. I put on fake so no one can see but inside I'm in terrible trouble.
 
megirl

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Hi yeh I empathise it is exhausting sorry you're struggling, its hard I know.
I know it won't feel like it at the moment but life will get better it really will.
Wish I found that magic wand,ive looked and looked but still havnt found it. If I do I'll send it yr way.
Thinking of you.
x
 
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No doubt, everyone has their problems,/issues in their life, if you pretend that you are fine and there is no problem how come someone supposed to get whatever you going through. hiding is not a solution. it will keep going worst if you don't get yourself a way that can really relax you. Share your problem with anyone , if you think they worth it. thanks
 
megirl

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We try to put on a mask to please others, not wanting to cause others to be worried. That's why I used to pretend I was fine. Easier to care for others than myself. It causes more damage not acknowledging we are struggling, people can't help if we dont let them in.
If someone comes to me for help,I think its a priveledge that someone trusts me enough to care and support them.
 
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