All tagged suicidal thoughts
My experience with my daughter's depression. I was hell-bent on not medicating her. I was refusing her treatment for what I would eventually find out is a serious illness and could have cost me her life. Read our story and decide what is best for you and your child.
This is the story of my teenage years (circa 1983) and how I can't believe I made it out alive. Remarkably though, some good did come out of it as I am more prepared to help my daughter through her teenage years. Join me in a trip down memory lane.
At 40-something years old, I realized the root cause of my unhappiness was my need to please others. I had a disease and it was killing me. People-pleasers are terrified of saying "NO" to anyone. People-pleasers have an insatiable need to be liked and live for hearing the words "You're so nice". This is my story of the moment I realized I had an addiction and what I did to start changing my life.