Posted by med_empowered on November 14, 2005, at 3:29:02
In reply to Re: Maybe I am OK? » med_empowered, posted by Reggie BoStar on November 14, 2005, at 1:32:42
hey! don't feel bad...your life hasn't been pointless, I'm sure; besides, there's enough left of it that you can certainly end on a high note. I sometimes feel that way, too--like there's no support, like there's no safety net. Then I remember how much the "support" offered me (hospitals, drugs) really felt more like control, maybe even punishment-- and I realize that maybe I'm better off this way. Besides, the more I think about it, the more I come to think that the mental health profession has been damaging by reducing my faith in my own abilities, both in terms of intelligence and talent, and in terms of my ability to handle life and life's challenges w/o professional or chemical assistance. I guess you could say I lost the Zoloft and found myself.