I was protecting myself from people I valued more than they valued me. I came out of it by first taking anti-depressants to give me the energy to realize why I went depressed and then used that energy and knowledge to get the people sucking me dry out of my life.
Not really. It was me subjecting myself to them. I just stopped subjecting myself to them.
It bothers me my children are stuck with her because of my poor choices in the past. I don't let depression creep back in though.
I try to remember that it's a lifelong struggle and try to surround myself with positive things. When bad things happen I try my best to let them go as soon as I can.
Wow, thats the most depressive answer I have ever heard.
It's works for me, just because it doesn't for you is no reason to try and be snarky.