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by lucym
Mon Nov 06, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: Family, Friends and Carers
Topic: Depressed boyfriend asked for time and space
Replies: 2
Views: 3275

Re: Depressed boyfriend asked for time and space

Hi lostandheartbroken and jellie, If you're guy really has depression, he will need to seek help for himself. There is a really good chance that he's saying he's fine because it's frightening to admit and most people don't want to be judged as it carries a heavy (and unfair) stigma. All you can do i...
by lucym
Mon Nov 06, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Family, Friends and Carers
Topic: Depressed husband- I can’t hold it together
Replies: 4
Views: 772

Re: Depressed husband- I can’t hold it together

Oh fozzie, I really feel for you. some of this sounds pretty familiar as well. It sounds like you're working really hard to keep things together for you and your family. I normally don't try to say things that include 'shoulds' but I think your husband really needs to get proper help with his depres...
by lucym
Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Family, Friends and Carers
Topic: Don’t know what to do
Replies: 2
Views: 344

Re: Don’t know what to do

Hi Amaya, Thanks for your reply. He has been seeing occupational and physiotherapists at the long term pain team. He’s got an appointment with his gp on Monday to talk about it. I’ve tried to say to him that this isn’t a sustainable situation, and I know he hates it cos every so often he gets frusta...
by lucym
Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Family, Friends and Carers
Topic: Don’t know what to do
Replies: 2
Views: 344

Don’t know what to do

Been on these forums a while and could do with a bit of advice. My boyfriend has really severe depression- suicidal much of the time. He has a dependency on codeine and has recently stopped taking it, which has brought out his symptoms of depression. He feels that anti depressants don’t work and tha...
by lucym
Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Family, Friends and Carers
Topic: Depressed husband- I can’t hold it together
Replies: 4
Views: 772

Re: Depressed husband- I can’t hold it together

Oh hopes, You’re not alone. Firstly, you’ve really been going through it and you needed a place to come and say how you feel and that’s what this forum is for, so personally I’m really pleased you’ve spoken out. Secondly, your emotions are important too and this is a first step in recognising that. ...
by lucym
Sat Oct 21, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: Family, Friends and Carers
Topic: So explain this to me
Replies: 4
Views: 963

Re: So explain this to me

Hi Lilliep I saw it post and I just wanted to say I know how you feel. Partner has depression and very often doesn’t reply to texts, isn’t able to be affectionate etc. I hope what I’m about to say is helpful but also that it doesn’t influence you too much either way, as whatever (and whenever) you d...
by lucym
Sat Oct 21, 2017 11:07 pm
Forum: Family, Friends and Carers
Topic: My family are trying to destroy me?
Replies: 3
Views: 989

Re: My family are trying to destroy me?

Hi Not the same degree but it did sound familiar. Honestly I recommend going to a counsellor. I’ve managed to work through a lot of issues in two years of talking therapy- I tell myself I’m awful, put up boundaries to relationships and friends, have a very isolated family dynamic and discovered I’m ...
by lucym
Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: Family, Friends and Carers
Topic: Carer scared to take medication
Replies: 10
Views: 2466

Re: Carer scared to take medication

Hi tezy, I just wanted to let you know I read your message and that all sounds really hard. I know you say the docs are telling you your depression is situational and they can't help until that changes, but of course, if you're in a situation that you can't change easily, that doesn't mean there's n...
by lucym
Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: Family, Friends and Carers
Topic: Don't know what to do?
Replies: 4
Views: 641

Re: Don't know what to do?

Hi Pf, So much of what you are saying sounds so familiar. I'm going trough something similar with my partner at the moment and also finding it so hard. We've only being together a year and had so nothing near as long as you and your husband, although my boyfriend has had anxiety and depression since...
by lucym
Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: Family, Friends and Carers
Topic: Feeling isolated and abadoned; partner has depression
Replies: 4
Views: 830

Re: Feeling isolated and abadoned; partner has depression

My partner had his appointment with the community mental health team this morning and for the second week in a row it didn't go well. He won't engage with any of the therapies they put on offer, he says the drugs they offer don't work as he's had them before and according to his mum, is convinced th...

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