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Crying over everything... and I mean everything
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An_249830 posted:
I have recently come to terms that I might be depressed. I am a new college student in a new relationship, and moved 5 hours away from home, in a different state. I am a woman, recently went to NMSU for undergraduate studies, and am now in a relationship with one of my best friends. We have been together for a little over 7 months now, however, I have never moved away from home, and he is 7 years older than me (please don't give me judgement for that fact, i'm not here for that) I found that I make a preconcieved notion of what our relationship would be like and any little falter causes me to cry. I give him major props for putting up with me. But, I have always had a problem in bringing up something that hurts me or I don't like without crying. And since I moved to college and started my relationship with him my crying got so much worse. I hate it, and I hate that people think I am bossing him around with my crying (they think I cry too much, and only to get his attention which is very wrong) I truthfully wish I could stop crying in total, I don't want to cry over everything.
Also, I feel that I am depressed, well very recently (on Wednesday) I lost a dear friend as she passed away, after fighting with a disease very simular to cancer. She had a blood disease, and in the end she had a brain hemmorage. Since then I have had increasing depressed thoughts, I don't smile nearly as much as I want to, and I have just been down lately. These feeling have been there all of my first semester, but they got worse in the past two days.
I want to be seen and remembered as the girl who was caught with food in her teeth too much, because she was always smiling. Not the girl with mascara running down her cheeks once again.
Please help me with ways to fight my depression, and my crying. Any advice would be very helpful. Thank you.

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lukeperry responded:
Of course your depressed. You just moved, your friend just died, your whole life has changed. Your seeing this man like a father or a best friend, and that's why you keep crying around him.

You should go see your GP for meds, to help you get through this bad time. Believe it or not, 'this too will pass.' Who cares if you keep crying around him, that's what he's there for. Anybody would be crying in your situation. Maybe you need to go home for a while, so you can have some normalcy. All I want to say is your acting normal under your situation.

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beautifulbuffalo responded:
Hi I got your emai. I think you have a lot on your plate right now and that is what is making you depressed, Although medication may help I think seeking out a therapist that you can talk to and get everything out in the open, I think your crying will lesson and you will be able to get your life in prospective. Good luck and feel free to contact me at my email address at anytime.
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