I have had depression for years and continue to have into now in my early 50's. Been on anti-depressants fro some time and don't seem to work. This has not helped especially with a lot of death in my family (i.e.: brother/father 3 months apart) and recently, my mom. I don't know what to do and feel very alone in this world. Feedback would be appreciated for folks with similar feelings or experiences. Thank youView Thread
I am sorry for the loss of your mom too. I know that feeling as your mom is really someone who is always close to your heart. Lord knows that I miss my mom very much which made it even more difficult as she passed away last year on my daughter's 10th birthday. That hit real hard and still does.
Its interesting that I wanted a paramedic career and did go through the training. I had to leave it because it was too emotional for me. Now I am a safety inspector which still has its moments but better.
That is great that you volunteer and sounds wonderful that you brighten their days. I think you get a lot of joy in helping others and sounds like that is great for you.
I have a few friends that I can confide in. I am a workaholic by nature and a safety inspector which I enjoy very much but this should not be my entire life. I have a wife and 11 year old daughter however, it is hard for them to understand. I am going to peak with my MD a little more and see what course that can do.
I look forward to communicating with you and again, thank you for your reply.View Thread