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Response to BlancheSplanchnik (Original post)

Sat Sep 16, 2017, 09:21 PM

13. My beloved has chronic deep depression

which only rises to mild depression. Some days it is very hard for me because I love him so that I don't want him to suffer. We have an appt with his doc soon and I'm going to ask him to add either abilify or tentrillex to his effexor med regimen.

I was diagnosed as having generalized anxiety and use an SSRI, which is rather effective and I consider myself high functioning. After November, we did up my dosage and right now I don't feel like throwing myself under a train. I also work with a Buddhist Master and my life has gradually improved. I think Geshe-la has had the best influence of all these and I don't think meditation would be enough for me in this moment. So, I'm happy to pop my little pink pill in the morning.

But, I guess my question is: are meds helpful in your life? I think that whatever makes you feel better is a good thing. Without a fairly solid base line, everything goes out of control. Thanks for your feedback.

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