Originally Posted by Blackhood
Knowing that you need to fight is half the battle sometimes. It's when you realise that you haven't been fighting it that things get really interesting. Stay strong!
It is. And sometimes, when you don't yet realize that things have gotten bad, its almost too late to climb back out of the hole. Its amazing how subversive it can be.
Originally Posted by Fang66
About 25 years ago a family friend, who is a psychiatric nurse, told me something that I think is very true. He said "you are in charge of your own mental health". That doesn't mean that you shouldn't avail yourself of pharmacological or professional help, but if you need help you have to ask for it. It sounds to me like you need help, but only you can make that determination and only you can act on it.
Well, what I really need is to get away from the cause of my mental stress issues. Sadly, that won't be the case for another month. So I have to be on guard until then. When I'm away from this things aren't a problem.