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Depression Asked by female, 27 years. in_relationship

I dream when I am awake, feeling hopeless and unhappy

I am suffering from depression. I feel unhappy and hopeless. I have dreams when I am awake.

Hi Writer, thank you for writing in. It takes great courage to reach out for help. It seems that you are facing difficulty in managing yourself with issues of depression. You feel hopeless and unhappy for most part of the day and that is also affecting your sleep. You also seem to be able to see dreams while you are awake. Could you elaborate on what you mean by that? I understand that it must be a difficult position for you to be in, struggling to manage each day in such a condition on your own. Firstly, I would appreciate the courage in you for being able to manage so far. I am...
Depression Asked by male, 28 years. single

Not able to Concentrate. Suffering from Depression and Under Medication

I am suffering from depression and am under medication. I am having lot of issues like lack of concentration and lot of fear. I am very fearful of everything. I am not able to study. I am jobless and very depressed.

Dear writer, thank you for writing to us. It takes a lot of courage to take this step and reach out to us. I understand you feel depressed and anxious and that must be difficult to have to deal with everyday. I also understand that this gets in the way of you concentrating and studying. To help you accordingly I would like to get to know you better. So could you tell me more about yourself an individual? It will also help to write about your fears and insecurities and for how long have you been feeling this way? Even though it may not feel like it you have a lot of strength left in you ...
Depression Asked by female, 30 years. married

Emotionally, Physically and Mentally Shattered with domestic violence in 11 years of marriage.

shtrd emotinally, physically, mentally in 11 yrs of marriage coz of domestic voilence done to me by my husband and inlaws. Regularly i get torcherd everybody wants control over me means in my day to day life.noone support me not even my parents except my friend abt whm everybdy say i am hvng...

Dear Writer, this is a serious situation and you need help. What you need is for an organisation to immediately get you out of this harmful situation. We have tie ups with some organisations and helplines. Are you in a position to get in touch with them or I can contact them for you. Can you give me a number we can reach you at or if you even message across your home address or email address. I can send it across and we can have someone come by to help you.
Depression Asked by male, 22 years. single

"Feeling depressed, demotivated and suicidal"

Hello, I am feeling depressed, demotivated and suicidal. I was a really jovial person a few months back when I was really having the time of my life. I was the class topper, I was the winner of top internship opportunity and I fell in love with my senior who in turns love me but is ashamed to...

Hello, Greetings of the day :) I just read what you wrote, and can tell that you really have the courage to write what you are going through. First of all let me tell that I want to thank you for what you shared. Now that you know the root cause of your problems, let us sort it out one by one. Earlier your source of happiness was your education, and achievements through it, but that was all which was necessary in your life. Now you have to look at all the other aspects and now that you are finding out other aspects which according to you was not going fine, it is disturbing you big...
Depression Asked by female, 40 years. married

Could not save sister suffering from intracranial epidermoid cyst despite being a doctor

I am feeling guilty about not being able to save my sister's life despite being a doctor.

Hello Doctor, Thank you for writing to us. I m extremely sorry to know about your sister. May her soul rest in peace. It must be very difficult to come to terms that your sister has passed away. You are blaming yourself as being a doctor u must be feeling helpless and going back in your mind that you did not take the right decisions. Death indeed is something that leaves many of us in that state of helplessness. However you are aware that birth and death is a decision which is not really I our hands. You give birth but you are a medium. You facilitate the process of birth....
Depression Asked by female, 27 years. single

Loss of interest in life due to unexpected event

I have lost interest in life due to the occurrence of an unexpected event. Help!

Hey greetings for the day, I read it and from all I can make of is that you don't want to disclose that something which happened in your life, because of which you have lost sudden interest in your life. During these phases, all one needs to be aware is that always keep the physical body moving, one of the best things to do is to keep on exercising, set an exercising goal and start pursuing that, it is you investing time on your self, which is never not rewarding. Another thing that you can do is, listen to music which lifts your mood, apart from that I know that you wouldn't want...
Depression Asked by female, 21 years. single

Want to speak to someone about my suicidal thoughts

I want to tell so much there is no body I'm in deep depression I feel suicidal

Hi,I can feel the amount of things you have kept to yourself and would want to share, i would strongly suggest you to either meet up mental health professional face to face, if you leave your location in personal message it will be safe and we can help you locate one near by, or you can choose to write down everything and put it up here in another question, we have many people here who would love to hear about what you have to share.we are not suicide prevention helpline or medical service provider, If you are being suicidal, we would suggest you immediately call up a suicide prevention...
Depression Asked by female, 35 years. single

Taking anti-depressants after divorce, unable to work due to injury

Hi, To give you a background, i am born and bred in Bangalore, which is in the South of India! I live with my parents after my divorce, i was married in 2008 and got divorced in 2010. It was a short marriage of 7 months, i lived with my ex only for 7 months. Mainly due to imcompatibility and...

Hi, It is great to see you "keeping hope alive" especially after all that you have been through. It is not an easy thing and it is understandable that you are going through depression. I am glad that you have been taking your medication but since you cannot to so anymore I would strongly suggest that you keep with the cognitive therapy and try and maintain your journal as often as possible. I know it is tough to keep this up and other things tend to take precedence. Coping with depression can be tough but there are simple ways you can do it apart from your therapy and journal keeping. 1....
Depression Asked by male, 25 years. single

Depressed and suicidal due to career stagnation

I work 16 hours a day and have been doing so for the past 3 years. I havent amounted to anything and I don't see any prospects in the horizon. I am depressed and I don't think life is worth living any more. I've contemplated suicide multiple times. What do I do? Do I end it? Consider this my cry...

Hi, I can understand your frustrations, when you put in the hard work and do not reap the benefits, can get to you. However, the answer is not suicide or 'ending it'. You are young and hard working and even though you may not be able to see any prospects at the moment, it does not mean you have not achieved anything. I would like you to an exercise for me. I want you to make 2 lists, one list of your goals and ambitions that you have not been able to achieve as yet and the second list about what you have achieved so far. It is important that you make that second list, even if the...
Depression Asked by female, 22 years. single

Feeling low frequently, want to cry

I feel low frequently, like on and off.. I feel to go somewhere far, cryout a lot

Hi dear, You say that you feel low frequently, can you tell me how frequently you have this feeling and have you noticed a particular reason that causes you to feel low? If this pattern has been occurring for quite some time, I would suggest that you take professional help so that we can figure out the root cause of why you are feeling this way. Please send me a private message and we can talk about this some more. You have taken the brave first step, we can provide the right support for you and help you overcome this. :) 
Depression Asked by male, 31 years. married

Depression, anxiety, low self-confidence due to premature ejaculation

My elder brother have some psychological problem about sex. He made a physical relationship with her wife before marriage. At that time he experienced a premature ejaculation. He visited many doctots and takes anxiety medicine. His marriage was done. But now he always fells anxiety wheather...

Hi, has your brother consulted a sexologist? these are specialists that deal issues that your brother is going through. Anxiety can cause premature ejaculation and may times even erectile dysfunction. I can suggest a few relaxation techniques that he can do on a daily basis to help him calm down. However, I would suggest enlisting the help of a professional as there is a deeper issue that is causing him anxiety and depression and it is important to resolve these issues before he can gain confidence again. Some relaxation techniques he can start with are: 1. Breathing exercises - there are a...

Depression and lack of confidence as a working mother

I'm a working mother managing home, family and kid simultaneously. I go through depression sometimes and struggle to speak with anyone. I want to get back to my old state of ambition and confidence and need help with that

Hi high energetic mom, r u expecting some kind of physical help either from ur husband or some of ur relatives??!! If u feel that u r not happy with the amount of help u get please ask for it. Speak it out to the concerned person. If u feel it is suffocating and u r not able to handle the situation do consult a counsellor /psychologist and live stress free life.
Depression Asked by female, 27 years. married

Depressed, have negative thoughts, feeling paranoid

Feeling Paranoid all the time. Not able to think positive and its really very depressing to think negative all the time and its scary as all bad things come to mind. Really want to come out of it but can't speak about it to anyone.

Hello Dear, Having negative thoughts in itself is painful and it can get extremely disturbing when they spread to every aspect of life. It's also true that only you know what's happening inside unless you express. It gets even more difficult when you are not able to trust anyone and share what you have been going through. Being paranoid is the natural side effect of the negative perception you might have about yourself & others. There could be various reasons behind this state of yours which has to be carefully evaluated to help you. First of all I would like to congratulate you for...