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    So Lonely.... Please somebody talk to me.

    Hi. I'm new here today. I'm having an awful day. I feel SO lonely I just can't handle it. I just can't stop crying. I'm not even sure why I'm posting here as it's even an effort to type. My brain is all over the place. I am self employed working from home. My work is piling up over the last few months as I am finding it hard to concentrate. I'm trying to rebuild relationships that I have let slip because of anxiety, fear and lethargy. I'm also trying to start new relationships but don't know if I can cope with the effort and pain in disclosing my emotions. I wear my heart on my sleeve and let it all hang out, so I'm probably scaring people off, but I am who I am.

    I'm currently on 150mg Sertraline and have been seeing a counsellor.

    Please someone talk to me! I don't think I'm looking for solutions, just need someone to listen

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    Moderator of Awesomeness magie06's Avatar
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    Hi Jeremy, welcome to DWD. You will get a reply here quite quickly, there is normally someone knocking about. Have a look around and find your feet, you will soon see that you are not alone in the feelings you have. Depression of course is different for everyone, but we suffer some common symptoms. You are welcome here, just jump in when you feel comfortable.

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    Hi Jeremy, and welcome to DWD. Believe me, you wont lack someone to talk to here, youre among friends
    Sometimes the best thing you can do is not think, not wonder, not imagine, not obsess. Just breathe and have faith that everything will work out for the best.

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    Hi and welcome. I understand the loneliness
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    Thanks for your encouragement. I'm just so low at the moment. Such a struggle to get out of bed. Trying to be positive at the moment and stay on top of work.

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    Hi Jeremy, I can understand your feelings of loneliness, we are good at listening and talking here.
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    Hi Jeremy and welcome to DWD. What is it you do for work? Do you always work from home? I totally get how easy it is to isolate yourself socially, I’m guilty of the same thing at times but respect to you for trying to change that and reconnect with people. It’s not easy but so worth doing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stella180 View Post
    Hi Jeremy and welcome to DWD. What is it you do for work? Do you always work from home? I totally get how easy it is to isolate yourself socially, I’m guilty of the same thing at times but respect to you for trying to change that and reconnect with people. It’s not easy but so worth doing.
    I work as a cameraman and video editor. I film weddings, business promos, live events, conferences etc. So I spend countless hours at a computer editing. I am making a big effort to get a better balance now. I was joking with someone the other day saying that I'm not going to work 24/7 anymore - I'm just going to do work 14/7 now! (He called me a part-timer !! Lol) I have buried myself in work now for years, partly because of the necessity to earn money, partly to avoid emotional pain. I am hopeless at holding down a regular job due to social anxiety and other issues, so in some ways I am stuck in self-employment. My marriage (finally) broke up over 2 years ago and now I am trying to date again, but it's hard to do.

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    Im sorry about your marriage, I know how painful that can be
    Sometimes the best thing you can do is not think, not wonder, not imagine, not obsess. Just breathe and have faith that everything will work out for the best.

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    Sounds like a good job to me but as you say it’s finding the right balance. I struggle with anxiety too, as do many others here so plenty of us are aware of the difficulties in this area. Have you ever tried any talking therapy?

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