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Featured How goes the battle against Depression, Madam/Sir?

Discussion in 'PDD-NOS, Social Anxiety and Others' started by Southern Discomfort, Jan 4, 2017.

  1. NothingToSeeHere

    NothingToSeeHere Asexuowl V.I.P Member

    "How goes the battle against depression"... not great. Not great at all. Pretty sure I'm losing right now.
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  2. Adder1234

    Adder1234 Active Member

    Not sure about every one else but all of these just make me nostalgic and/or melancholy, which in turn makes me even more depressed. Still, thanks for the ideas.
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  3. Irene Helrose

    Irene Helrose Mare liberum

    Clinical depression here as well. Music helps as does reading. I find that watching movies has a tendency to make me more depressed, as though my brain chemistry has somehow been altered. Does anyone else have the same problem, or am I the only one?
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  4. The Outsider

    The Outsider Active Member

    I'm losing the battle pretty badly. I feel worthless so often. It's so easy for me to focus on what everyone else has and not really see the good in what I have. I know it isn't logical or healthy to compare myself to other people but I keep falling into these bad habits. Perhaps someone has a spouse. Maybe they have a job. They can actually focus on tasks. Most people ain't suffering from a crisis with their gender.

    About a couple of weeks ago, I felt like I almost had another mental breakdown because I'm not a woman. No amount of wishful thinking will change that and I still have plenty of steps to even appear female, yet I'm too depressed to even do that much. I feel so hopeless like nothing else matters. It's like, if I'm not even presenting myself to the world as my actual self, what's the point? I'm not by any means wealthy, but I have things like hundreds of PC games I brought over the course of years. Yet I feel like none of that will take away from the fact that I hate who I am and feel like I can't change it.
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  5. Liam Sifr

    Liam Sifr Active Member

    Have you tried coursera? Its an online, open education platform with courses run by ivy league universities, among others.
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  6. toothless

    toothless autism & ID activist V.I.P Member

    my depression is really bad at the moment,im not sleeping AT ALL at night,i really want melatonin but one of my stupid support staff who took me to a routine sleep apnea clinic apointment told the staff back home that the specialist didnt want me having melatonin when he in fact said its ok for me to make my own choice he cant tell me not to-which was a good enough answer for me and good enough answer for the managers back home,so now ive got to wait to get another bloody sleep clinic appointment and get it written down on paper that they dont care with me taking melatonin,this annoying staff regulary hears a negative answer from all of my appointments,she really frustrates me.

    thankyou!! ill check it out.