Struggling to mask my depression in my everyday life

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I’m realizing that I am struggling to mask my depression in my everyday life. Because of this it is obvious to my kids, my husband and everyone that knows me that something is wrong and it draws them away from me. Nobody wants to deal with sadness all the time so I am stuck dealing with it alone. I have 1 friend. She is the only person in my life that I’ve chosen not to burden with my problems which is probably why our friendship has lasted this long. She’s planning to move to Texas next year then that’s it for me. But besides that I feel lonely. In my 28 years of life I haven’t met anyone who feels, thinks or acts like me so I am forced to mend myself to what others consider to be “normal” I don’t know what I need but I do know I need to fix it so I can be the strong wife and mother I need to be.

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Struggling to mask my depression in my everyday life


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@AnonymousNeek I definitely relate to how you feel. Have you talked to your family about how you're feeling? Maybe they can tell that's something's wrong like you said but they don't know how to react? Or what about opening up to your friend, if she's been your friend for a long time I'm sure she'll understand. It can't feel good keeping everything inside. 

Struggling to mask my depression in my everyday life


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Hi I feel like I cant handle simple things. I just want to do my crafts. My husband is an alchoholic. He was sober for 10 yrs and started again. He's not violent he works pays his bill. I just don't like when he drinks my mother was an alcoholic my brothers my sisters but all have  stopped years ago I never drank or did drugs no matter what I he won't stop its all up to him I know that.I want to leave him i retired in 2017 and I just want to do what I want enjoy being retired . Not cook not do housework I feel trapped especially more now with the pandemic I more depressed that ever before 

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