I posted yesterday about how my family doesn't believe/understand my depression so I understand how frustrating it is to deal with people who don't get it. But just so you know, I believe you! Don't let that get to you. It's unfortunate but people are undereducated about mental illness in this country and it makes it very difficult for those of us that suffer from it to cope. I know it's hard but you need to not worry about what people are saying to you and just keep pushing forward. Try to do what you can and forgive yourself for not being able to "do it all". Let them call you "narcissistic" or whatever they want. You can't control what others do so you gotta just take care of yourself. I read this a few weeks ago and liked it. Hope it helps. "Before you start to judge me, step into my shoes and walk the life I'm living and if you get as far as I am, just maybe you will see how strong I really am." Take care of your self and stay strong.View Thread
Thank you Sharon, You can't begin to know how much your kind words mean to me!! I am for sure going to try to implement the suggestions that I can but a little more background on my surroundings should help explain the things I can't do. The place I'm living now is in the middle of the woods with very little access to any "government facilities". The nearest city is an hour drive away and always an all day event. My depression makes it hard for me to do a lot in a day. I get too worn out. I'm trying to get on some type of state medical aid program so I can get help but it all takes time........ Thank you so much for taking the time to respond to me. I hope you are well! Take care. NikkiView Thread
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