I (28/m) am too exhausted and have lost my energy and slowing losing will to keep going. I live with Type 1 Diabetes, for about 15 years. Requiring several injections a day, constantly pricking fingers for blood tests 15-20 times daily, requiring hypersensitivity to anything I eat and all activities, have made life difficult enough. I suffer Degenerative Disc Disease and have had neck surgeries, that require more. I've been out of work for a year and I can't envision a better future for myself. I'm so terribly sad and depressed, everyday i am constantly fighting battles with myself to keep it together and push away SI. I'm in so much physical pain every day, constantly on pain meds. I hate my life, I hate what I've become.
Since my injury, my fiance has been overwhelmed and a toll has been taken on our relationship. I can't bear her with my problems anymore.
I've seen six therapists and each of them have literally given up telling me they don't know how to help. For the most part, I'm an articulated man and they flat out say they "don't want to beat around the bush, but".."Regular therapy won't help me." My last and final therapist actually recommended me this site, which I've been extremely hesitant to jump into. I really don't know what else to do.
I'm so terrified. I don't know what posting here will accomplish. Maybe its therapeutic typing. I need help. I don't know what to do anymore when you have no more options..
Like so many others, I have a laundry list of complaints. I guess what’s really frustrating is that, though I have so many answers, I don’t seem to have the right ones. One of my biggest problems is that I have no one to talk to, no one who can listen or hold the space. My therapist couldn’t meet with me again this week, one of my few cherished sources of emotional support. But even with...
More from Marja on the topic of mental illness! I hope it encourages you as much as it did me!When a Samaritan woman came to draw water, Jesus said to her, “Will you give me a drink?” (His disciples had gone into the town to buy food.)The Samaritan woman said to him, “You are a Jew and I am a Samaritan woman. How can you ask me for a drink?” (For Jews do not associate with...