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Originally posted by Vinny5036
Sister, listen to me please. I've been there, really. I went through a stage in my life where I was injured in the military overseas. I was eventually flown back to the states where I was repaired partially..and now am a disabled vet. That aside, I laid in a hospital bed with some of the purest pain I think man can feel. A few days after recovering, my then wife was in my room when I awoke. She had an affair on me while deployed, I was crushed. After leaving the hospital, I hopped a train back to my house that we lived before being deployed. I drank, and drank, and drank...depressed. I was on a load of painkillers to boot. I should have died and I didn't care. I was eventually honorably discharged and returned to my hometown. I continued to drink through college, dropped out, and got two DUIs within one month.
I was tired. Life wouldn't quit, but I never gave up. I went to counseling for trauma and PTSD...I took meds for about three years. I returned to college, got a Masters in Business and now run a 9 million dollar company.
The key lessons....
Never give up
Never give in
Discover the underlying issue...I can't say this enough. What's wrong? What is it depressing you? Seek and find out
It's ok to feel depressed, just not long term
It's ok to rely on meds, you can eventually go off them, do not be ashamed of asking for help
Your kids need their MOMMA
THEY NEED YOU. WHO ELSE IS GOING TO PROTECT THEIR KIDS THE WAY A MOM CAN?
Just know that there are people who will help, but you have to seek they're help. They have no clue you're sick.
Guess what? My true love, my wife now, WAS my counselor during my turmoil. We met through counseling
Peace girl, U2U me if you want, we're here...edit on 11-9-2012 by Vinny5036 because: (no reason given)
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