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Unread 06-13-2017, 01:09 PM   #1
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My life hasn't gone in the direction that planned out. I originally want to enter medicine but I burn out at the end of school. Depression suddenly hit me but I was unaware it. I changed career several times but I haven't been satisfied with any my actions. I work in IT field now. I don't feel content with my life. I just don't know where my life should headed.

Women seem to. Have easier time sorting out their goals in life. I wonder if other men have trouble focusing on their goal. I hope to get feedback from you guys here. My therapist is only interested in prescribing meds. I am tired of it
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Unread 06-13-2017, 06:56 PM   #2
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Well... I'm an older person now. But what I can say is that my life went off the rails early & just kept going. I have sometimes tried to think back to where the initial derailment occurred. But to no avail. I think, to some extent, I was probably just an accident looking for a place to happen from the get-go.
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Unread 06-13-2017, 07:50 PM   #3
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Me too. I had my first major meltdown (mental health breakdown, not a tantrum) when I was five or six years old. And my life went very badly thereafter.

I've tried to make the best of whatever I have, but I've fallen so far short of what I imagined I wanted, it took this long for me to accept that I wasn't going to have the things almost everyone else has, or do the things everyone else does. With acceptance still comes sadness. And grief.
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Oops, I missed that this is the men's support forum, and I'm a woman. I'm sorry. If it bothers anyone just report my two posts and a moderator can delete them.
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No problem. I welcome all comments
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I just don't know where to post
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I just don't know where to post
Maybe in "other mental health..." Forum? Or maybe in the "depression" forum?
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Can mod move my post to depression?
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