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Afraid I'll Never be Happy
This is my first post here. I’ve had various degrees of anxiety
disorder all my life. Over the last 15 years it has been getting worse peaking
about 8 months ago. Have been seeing a psychiatrist all that time & trying
many meds – mostly antidepressants. When things got really bad I began having
to take Xanax every day just to be able to go to work. Got addicted of course
after a few months of that. Had been drinking wine on weekend since college
which is the only time I really felt good. Ended up at a psych hospital at
Christmas & got off the benzos & alcohol. Now I’m on 7 head meds.
Anxiety is somewhat controlled by meds and developing coping tools. I’m trying
everything suggested by the professionals including AA. Problem now is I’m
really unhappy. I can’t stand the way I feel & so wish I could have back my
Moderators: if this is in the wrong place please re-post.
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