finally plucked up the courage

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hi all

i have finally plucked up the courage to go back to my doctor and ask for counselling that was yesterday and today i told my mother that i have been diagnosed with depression so i am quite proud of myself

take care all


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    hiya mum2jord :diva:

    well done mum2jord :mrgreen: i know how nervous you were about going back to the doc's and telling your folks about being ill, so you SHOULD be proud of yourself :ok: it can be very hard to explain to others about depression when we are ill with it and unfortunately some peeps just don't 'get it' :huh:, so here's a virtual hug :hug: :rainbow:

    keep posting mum2jord, you're amongst understanding friends here :mrgreen: :wink:


    Ken~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ :cheers: :bubbly: :rose:

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    hi ken

    thanks :ok: for the :hug: , :hug: :hug: heres some back , when i told my mother how nervous i was to tell her she said why :huh: she and my sister has both had it

    take care :cheerup:


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    Well done mum2jord. I still haven't told my mum. She went off on one the other day about \"people who say they are depressed\" so I didn't feel inclined to share. But friends and other close family know so the support network is there.

    It is frustrating but I know she would just blow it off as a \"phase\" then keep asking if I was alright so it is easier to keep my mouth shut.

    Lelly xx

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    hi lelly

    yes it is scary telling people who dont understand , i only have my mother and sister for support, its all i told her was that i have depression and that im going for counselling , hope you have a nice holiday next week smile

    take care


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