This is why I have a tendency to seclude myself from certain "friends" and. It talk to/hang out often. Myself, my df, and my dd were over at a friends house visitin tonight watching cable (we don't get cable in my place so it was kind of a change for us) one of the Cymbalta commercials came on with the "depression hurts" slogan and how depression hurts. One of my said "friends" pipes up and says in response to the commercial (after muting the tv) "oh quit bitching and get over it" I and df didn't know what he ment so df asked what and said "friend" responds "the stupid comercial they just need to quit bitching about their depression and get over it" I didn't say anything but that comment really did hurt me! As a person who is bi polar and depressed even when she should be happy that comment stung pretty bad. Df could see it effected me and quickly changed the subject. It came on again and he made a similar comment and "why do they only picture women in these putty party commercials" I really just wanted to smack the crap out of him!! I can usually let stuff like that go and brush it off but I just can't. As someone that does suffer from depression, anxiety and bipolar I know first hand That depression can and does hurt and there is usually little that can be done to pull myself out of one of my down swings. This on top of other thigs that both "friends" have done lately really makes me want to fully cut ties with them and stop with this bull. But idk how I can cut ties without causing a huge ripple effect and causing other problems. Ugh! Sorry paddies just needed to vent but would his comments upset you as well or am I overreacting?
on Feb. 5, 2013 at 12:21 AM