I Want To Talk About Holiday Depression

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    Does anyone else get annoyed with people around

    this time if year? I want to curl up on my sofa drinking spiked eggnog with bad Santa playing on the television sitting next to a roaring fire place... Alone... Not so much, but it will do!
    stargazer2468 stargazer2468
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 24, 2014

    Bad Next Few Months

    for many reasons love of flash backs to viet nam this time a year as lots of killing inthis time span the good one are of my wife we we got married at 13 in 1961 the bad part is she was killed this time of years just a little after the first of the year in 1967 and i was in a...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    1 Response Nov 21, 2011

    It seems like every December I go into a

    depressive mood that just makes this time of year really hard for me. I dread getting together with friends and family, and I usually end up isolating myself. It's a very fine line between enjoying a time spent with loved ones and being stressed by it. And for me in December, I...
    dom2wsx dom2wsx
    26-30, M
    1 Response Dec 25, 2013

    I don't know what to do today.

    I woke up at 12, and I've arrived at my dads. Now ill just smoke some ciggerettés and... I don't know
    dom2wsx dom2wsx
    26-30, M
    Dec 25, 2013

    Depressed At Easter

    I dont enjoy holidays, period. I work 7 days a week 365 days a year in health care. I have no family (extended) except husband and kids. People in the small town we could afford to move to hang out with their relatives. A woman I work for has more profound feelings about Jesus...
    juliaksmom juliaksmom
    46-50, F
    Apr 7, 2012

    Depression At Easter Time.

    I have not heard of this until as of late. Can some one fill me in on this?
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Mar 12, 2010

    Causes Of Holiday Depression

    Quoted from Depression-guide.com Sadness is a truly personal feeling. What makes one person sad may not effect another person. Typical sources of holiday sadness are the following, but not lmited to: 1) Stress 2) Fatigue 3) Unrealistic expectations 4) Over commercialization...
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    Nov 12, 2009

    Almost Unbearable

    For the last 20 or so years, I dread and detest the holidays.  I have tried to make new traditions, change my way of thinking about it all, even take antidepressants, but I just hate the holidays.  I wake up crying every morning from Nov. 15 until Jan 2.  I hate Wal Mart, won...
    Kmoc123 Kmoc123
    51-55
    Nov 21, 2011

    Action Strategies

    If you suffer from lonliness on the holidays, don't be alone on the holidays. This is a good time to experiment in volunteer work. Work in a soup kitchen, visit a nursing home or the Salvaion Army. But don't be alone. There are many programs to become involved in before the...
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    4 Responses Nov 12, 2009
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