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I feel like I cant be with my bf anymore because of my healing process for my depression.

 
 
Reply Tue 14 Aug, 2018 09:56 pm
I've been with my boyfriend for about a year. We were engaged for about 6 months and recently called it off, due too a mutual agreement that we weren't ready. But i still feel as though I am unhappy. We've both recently started therapy and I found out my mother is borderline personality. I still feel as if I'm coping with this. Am I selfish for leaving him because I feel like I'm not fully invested and couldn't reach my ultimate goals throughout my healing process involving my mental health?
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Reply Tue 14 Aug, 2018 11:30 pm
@alexxxxx778,
Do what you need to heal. A parent with border line personality disorder can be incredibly unhealthy for the children. The depression can be controlled, but get counseling and I would suggest you not try to enter into a marriage until you feel balanced. You can do it. Good luck with recovery from depression.
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Reply Wed 15 Aug, 2018 07:02 am
@alexxxxx778,
You're not being selfish at all. And in fact, you're being exceptionally caring and grown-up about all of it.

Concentrate on what you need to do in order to treat and manage your depression. Right now, that's the priority.
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Reply Wed 15 Aug, 2018 09:11 am
Be healthily selfish. Surround yourself with people who are good for you and affirm your efforts. Distance (detach) yourself from anyone who makes it difficult for you - including your relatives.

I hope you are working with a professional counselor in a clinic that also offers psychiatric help in case you need a prescription.

Good luck.
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