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Old 09-17-2011, 06:49 PM   #1  
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Question Depression Feeds

I'm curious to know if anyone in this forum became depressed as a result from living with someone else who suffered from depression. Can anyone relate?
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Old 09-17-2011, 07:57 PM   #2  
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My mother has depression... She raised me, and usually not with an attitude of great enthusiasm. I think her attitude of having given up was passed onto me. But then, it could well be genetics. We are very similar on a physiological level.
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Old 09-17-2011, 08:28 PM   #3  
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My ex-husband was severely depressed, and would never take anything to help with it, as a result I became even more depressed than him. I finally made a decision, I kicked him out, and I have been much happier since.
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Old 09-27-2011, 08:26 PM   #4  
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My ex husband was bipolar and sociopathic. Very depressed as well. I coped through food, marijuana and sleep....I became depressed until I realized this wasn't me.

My mother was also depressed, so growing up in that home made me that way too I believe.

I still struggle, but being without him has been wonderful. I hardly speak to my mother either. And being alone (well I have a partner but we don't live together) I am realizing that I'm not a depressing person, I just "contracted" it through the people in my life and I need new tools to cope, which is why I've done counselling, meditation etc...I do get down but I'm learning how to pull out of's still hard though but MUCH better!
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