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My reason for joining this forum,

Discussion in 'Welcome' started by ClaireAnnette, Jul 29, 2010.

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  1. ClaireAnnette

    ClaireAnnette Member

    ...is people are always telling me that i should reach out and get help from friends and family. But i always get the same two responses;

    "you're not actually sick, it's just a [five year long] phase."

    "Oh you should get help"

    and this constant circle jerk of passing the buck that is depression is extremely frustrating.

    I found this site by searching Suicide support on google. (gotta love the internet.)

    Anyway, I hope this helps me and I'll do my best to help you guys too.

    Good luck
  2. nolonger

    nolonger Well-Known Member

    Hey, welcome to SF :smile:

    I think I found this site when I googled 'Suicide' :laugh:.

    I've never told anyone about my depression/suicidal ideation, but I know it'd infuriate me hearing those responses.

    Hope you find the support you need, and take care :)
  3. ~CazzaAngel~

    ~CazzaAngel~ Staff Alumni

    Welcome to the forum. I'm sorry to hear you a struggling.

    I know it's not helpful when people blow you off, and say that there is nothing wrong or to just get over it. It's hard enough to struggle without people not believing, understanding or just telling you to get over it. As if it isn't hard enough already.

    I'm glad you joined seeking support. I hope to see you around. I'm here if you'd like to talk. :hug:
  4. Soul of a Dragon

    Soul of a Dragon Well-Known Member

    I am all ears...
  5. Dave_N

    Dave_N Banned Member

    Hi Claire. Welcome to SF. :hug:
  6. Stranger1

    Stranger1 Forum Buddy & Antiquities Friend

    Welcome to the forums Claire..
  7. gentlelady

    gentlelady Staff Alumni

    :welcome: to the forum. I think you will find the support you need here. You may still need to seek support from others, but the more avenues you have the better off you will be. :hug:
  8. TJ

    TJ Staff Alumni

    Welcome to the forum clarie , i hope we can help u
  9. Remedy

    Remedy Chat & Forum Buddy

    Welcome to SF! :) Hope you find the support you need here, I'm usually around if you wanna talk. :hug:
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