Hello, I just read your post from a couple of months ago. This could have been me writing this almost word for word. How are things going with your daughter now? Has anything changed? My daughter is 18 and started on meds 3 weeks ago. They haven't kicked in yet and she is lower than ever. A breakup with her boyfriend didn't help. My husband isn't overly helpful, he suffers from depression himself but refuses help, says that he has his own way of dealing with things ie drinking. I'm naturally such a bubbly and positive person, but it's really weighing on me and dragging me down too. I've dealt with depression in my older son too but not to this extent. I just feel like this is never ending. I try so hard to let her know I'm here for her, I'm working from home so I'm here all the time. But she rarely comes to me, and like your daughter she is asleep all day and awake all night. She is barely eating and cries all the time. Locks the door to her room so I can't even pop my head in to see how she is. This is such a contrast to the silly, funny kid she used to be. We have always been so close so it makes it really hard to have her push me away. We're in Victoria, Australia and we're in a strict lockdown at the moment so she can't see her friends. Hopefully things will change soon when the meds kick in and she can see her friends again. Hope things are going a bit better for you and your daughter now. Sending you strength and big hugs!
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