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Jay’s story

“It seems to have come from nowhere and I feel like I’m to blame.”

What kind of stigma did you experience/observe?

My wife is being treated for clinical depression. She takes meds and is doing better now but I feel so alone. It seems to have come from nowhere and I feel like I’m to blame. The days I would come home from work and talk about the tough times in my day. I could have been more positive and that would not have happened. I have read enough to know this is more complex but it still feels like I could have and should have done more and this could have been avoided.

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There are bigger problems in life. I enjoyed listening to Peter Segel’s talk about depression. Less alone. Thanks Peter. (Love the show too).

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