Letting Go of the Need to Change People: Lifting my Depression

Letting Go of the Need to Change People: Lifting my Depression

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Date : April 12, 2016

“My name is Bob Livingstone and I have been a psychotherapist in private practice for almost thirty years.  This blog post has been written ​ based on real experiences. The individuals depicted are fictional.

I am a thirty-seven year old man who is married with two small children, We have  one boy age eleven and one girl, ten. I realize as I get older that I am prone to depression. There are several kinds of life situations that bring me down. Not just down, but really feeling...

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I Wish I could Believe that God Exists

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Date : April 4, 2016

 

There have been times in my life that I wish that I had a God to turn to; some deity that would show me a sign that not all was lost.  I have experienced intense hopelessness, numbness and total disillusion with life.  It would have been so soothing to have the ability to turn to a higher power in the sky for healing and inspiration.  But, even though I often wonder about the possibility of the existence of a God(capitalized out of respect to those who do have faith), I always come...

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