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Originally posted by Glargod
Short replies eh?
long story short, you must be the dumbest smart guy I know (IQ 144 eh)
Quit and do something else. you might experience a period of discomfort, but you'll like yourself better in the end.
Originally posted by FissionSurplus
This is just my own opinion, but it appears like you have lived your life according to some script that wasn't written for you. It feels empty and has no meaning to you. Certainly you love your wife and children, but plugging away at some sucky, pathetic job just to survive, not thrive, has you feeling hollow and lifeless.
The trick is to find meaning in your life. That requires lots of soul-searching, and everybody arrives at it in their own way. In the mean time, find another job. That will give you a sense of some control over your circumstances. Get out in nature more, and do not push loved ones away, draw them closer, because without them, your life would go from depressing to unbearable.
I hope you find peace.
Originally posted by gypsycat
Like the majority of posters on here, My first piece of advice to you is "Find Another Job!!!" You can look for another job and continue to work at the one you are at now. I have even heard that their are many people/companies that will not hire the jobless. So start looking now before something happens or you crack lose the one you have.
Next get into therapy for your depression if you do not have insurance that will pay for it, research the non-profit agencies in your area. I can understand your fear of trying another anti-depressant when the expirience you had with what you had turned out so badly, but there are different types of medicines out there, at least consider trying one that falls under another catagory than what failed you before.
Last but definately not least "Talk To Your Wife!" You sound like the type of man that wants to take care of and protect his wife and children, but I believe that pushing her away, and increasing the distance between you only hurts and confuses her, she may even feel that it is her, or something she is doing that is bothering you We women love to talk things out, give her a chance. You just might be happy you did
Originally posted by Akragon
reply to post by kaptabs316
Do something with that business degree... or go back to school if you can... even part time or online...
Can't you find a new Job with a degree?
And i agree with another poster here... Tell the wife to get a job...