I have had depression most of my life that I can remember but started being treated about 12 years ago after adopting our first child. I have an individual therapist, marriage therapist, psychiatrist, and take wellbutrin and cymbalta. My husband and I have a wonderful, close and loving relationship. But even with all this support there are times when I lose it all together. I scream and yell and sob and lose all the tools I have learned over the years. A couple of days ago I got so upset I broke my iphone glass against my head. I feel so disheartened when this happens and it scares my husband so badly. Most of the time I am good and my depression is well managed but even with all of my safety nets I can go down into the pit so far that I can't recognize myself or see anything but my own pain. I don't really need help figuring out what to do (I called my therapist during my episode, have an appointment with the couples therapist and plan to call my psychiatrist as soon as her office opens). I just wonder if others do this too. I don't know anyone who has depression like me who I can ask and I would really like to hear from someone who understands. ThanksView Thread
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