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Pickitt

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We all live close to each other. My brother does have a problem with my sister, whether that extends to her husband I'm not sure. But he sees them a lot less than I do. My other brother is a FIFO worker so don't see much of him.

I think my Mum has a soft spot for my sister, she's her only daughter. I think that extends to her husband and their kids.

My Dad really couldn't give a sh*t and I don't blame him. He is retired and just wants to relax.
I reckon you ring em up? See what's wrong? Unless they spam your phone, is that why you blocked them?
 

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I reckon you ring em up? See what's wrong? Unless they spam your phone, is that why you blocked them?
Yeah, they send stuff that is just counterproductive. I may have a sit down with them this weekend.

Either way it needs to get sorted one way or another. I'm an expert at hiding my feelings so people think I don't care, but I do.
 

Pickitt

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Yeah, they send stuff that is just counterproductive. I may have a sit down with them this weekend.

Either way it needs to get sorted one way or another. I'm an expert at hiding my feelings so people think I don't care, but I do.
I reckon sit down with em, if they think you don't care you need to express how they've bee passive-aggressive as you see it for the last year
 

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I reckon sit down with em, if they think you don't care you need to express how they've bee passive-aggressive as you see it for the last year
After all that went on with me I know it's really nothing. I have depression and anxiety for over 20 years and the meds do next to nothing.

There are people in this thread who have it far worse than me. How I handle my situation I will give it time. My advice to anyone else would be if you have a conflict, don't deal with it straight away, give it a few days. When everyone is fired up you get nowhere (my experience).
 

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After all that went on with me I know it's really nothing. I have depression and anxiety for over 20 years and the meds do next to nothing.

There are people in this thread who have it far worse than me. How I handle my situation I will give it time. My advice to anyone else would be if you have a conflict, don't deal with it straight away, give it a few days. When everyone is fired up you get nowhere (my experience).
PArtially the reason I never talk in threads like this, it's insulting to the people that have it worse than me when I come with tiny problems
 

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PArtially the reason I never talk in threads like this, it's insulting to the people that have it worse than me when I come with tiny problems
Everyone takes things diffrently. Whether it be meds, conflict or whatever. Mine is so pathetic, but I just do things to make my Mum happy.

Can't wait for my next psychiatrist appointment next month. He has previously said that family conflict it so common. it's almost normal.

When I though about that, it is true. I'm hard to find anyone I know who doesn't have family problems.
 

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I've stopped taking medication due to a bad reaction and have been experiencing reduced energy again, obsessive thoughts, some lower mood. Mostly it's the lower energy that is bothering me because I can't get through my tasks, and function properly, or work on myself.

There are a few things I have been trying to do to treat myself naturally until I see the psychiatrist again, such as cold showers, daily jogging, playing my musical instrument. I'm really only good for one or two efforts a day, and I'm reasonably happy with that atm.
 

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I've stopped taking medication due to a bad reaction and have been experiencing reduced energy again, obsessive thoughts, some lower mood. Mostly it's the lower energy that is bothering me because I can't get through my tasks, and function properly, or work on myself.

There are a few things I have been trying to do to treat myself naturally until I see the psychiatrist again, such as cold showers, daily jogging, playing my musical instrument. I'm really only good for one or two efforts a day, and I'm reasonably happy with that atm.
If lower energy is your issue first and foremost, I really do recommend acupuncture treatment to see if that can get you over the hump. Seen many people have success with it when this becomes a primary issue. Acupuncture treatments can aim at trying to create a deeper sleep pattern which helps with energy for sure
 

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Back up again, I really need to explore the possibility of bi-polar. Having said that, a friend sat down with me and we established a pattern of when I hit the bottom, lining up with any time I work long days when I have to find care for my daughter, so the last two weeks I simply blocked out these days almost completely and I feel a lot better. I plan to keep this going until full time school next year. I’m hopeful again 😅
 

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Also, took a break from my volunteer role (cricket club treasurer) but I’m back to it, it is something that gives me pride when I’m at my best and something I didn’t want to give up on. And I want my daughter to be a part of the club environment, we have many young families so I like her to mix but also to see me mixing. Really, I just want to be a great example
 
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Hope you feel better or getting better.

Ive had days where I feel "literally" paralyzed and cant move.

My best suggestion is to try and engage in any activity that makes you happy. With the caveat that it is safe.
I get the same, people think you are lazy, but not true. It's just that every little thing is such an effort.

This is just another youtube video, but it tells you something. When I get the vibe I am lazy from others it makes it so much worse:

 

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I get the same, people think you are lazy, but not true. It's just that every little thing is such an effort.

This is just another youtube video, but it tells you something. When I get the vibe I am lazy from others it makes it so much worse:

I actually do understand and even respect those that some people think youre lazy.

For someone who has little or no knowledge of depression its easy to see how someone can arrive at the conclusion that you are lazy. However, that is the way to not be bothered by their thoughts/opinions as they simply cannot comprehend the gravity of how depression may work at times.
 

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I actually do understand and even respect those that some people think youre lazy.

For someone who has little or no knowledge of depression its easy to see how someone can arrive at the conclusion that you are lazy. However, that is the way to not be bothered by their thoughts/opinions as they simply cannot comprehend the gravity of how depression may work at times.
Yeah, you can't really knock them for stuff they just don't know. But the insinuation just rips me apart.
 

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How long do you fight this sh*t for, 30 odd years of fighting and I’m tired.
Reach out to your GP and they'll put you in touch with a psychologist. It may seem like a big step, or a pointless action, but it's a small seed from which a happier version of you will grow.
 

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