Don't leave it too long to ask for help

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**Hi everyone, I joined this group years ago and felt like I was doing so well! Things been building up, though.... Life events, illness, relationship breakdown...Too much to handle in one go...

So, today after months of being strong, not wanting to bother anybody with things I overslept, was late for work and finally realised I had to go back to the doctor - I can't lose my job on top of everything else. My meds have been increased, I've taken back a bit of control I didn't work out that I'd LOST.**

There are legitimate reasons why I've crashed....I never asked for help, I didn't want to burden anyone, but REALLY? How can I sit there and say to my doctor that I have no support, when I haven't TOLD anyone. I'm 49 and have suffered from depression from the age of 19, I thought I had this sussed out now...

Guess I'm just saying that it's still ok to admit you're NOT ok.

... And all love to you if you're suffering xx

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    Well done for having the courage to go back and ask for help. Sometimes the right things to do are also the hardest. Good luck 😃

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    i get it. its hard to ask for help or tell people. My daughter and husb know i have issues, but unless you'be been there, they dont really understand. right now i'm back on proz and well and waiting for it to kick in. went off meds w/out telling dr. WRONG DECISION. Thanks for listening

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