“I am sick of everything! I cannot take it anymore”
“Leave me alone, I just give up”
“Everything is hopeless, nothing can be done now”
“I am worthless! My life is meaningless!”
“I want to die! I don’t want to live!”
When these feelings and thoughts invade your life, you must understand that you have been struck with depression. You have entered the depressive phase of life. Your life has become meaningless and aimless. You are struck with feelings of loneliness, sadness and anxiety all the time. You think there is nothing possible anymore and the only answer to all your depression is to end your life. Therefore, when suicidal feelings dominate your life, you must stay alert. You are suffering from clinical depression and you need to address your worries soonest before it turns into chronic depression. When depression ruins your life, you must figure out why is this so. You should learn to pinpoint the root causes of depression and then look for a solution to cure the problem.
It would begin with understanding depression. When you know what has caused you to be depressed, you will then be able to lead your psychotherapist towards chalking out a remedy to treat your depression. Depression is simply an illness. You are like any other person who can go through blue moods. You are not alone. On average, around 17 million Americans are struck with depressive feelings at certain point in time. Nevertheless, trouble results when these feelings take to an extreme level that they interfere largely with your behavioral patterns.
Discuss what makes you feel depressed and suicidal. Let him know all about your feelings. If you experience mood swings, then he should be familiar with those too. Do not keep anything to yourself! Your psychologist has come to help. Guide him towards helping you.