Anxiety & Depression

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Anonymous
Hi IM's, I am in Melbourne, locked in for at least 5 more weeks. I have a 10 month old baby who is teething, and trying to walk (cue falling, crying etc) I'm back at work 2 days a week which means she is in daycare and is going great there. My partner is struggling with depression and anxiety. His...
Anonymous
I’m not even sure how to start this so here we go. My DD, who is 10, told us at the start of the year that she was gay. We later found out that a girl she was hanging around had told her she was her girlfriend and proceeded to isolate her from the other kids. Our daughter is very shy, quite and...
Anonymous
I am the step mother of my partners 2 children, 1 girl and 1 boy, 11-8, my partner and I have been together for 3 years and have had his daughter in our care (no custody) for a bit over a year, she’s the only child in our house. Her mother has my partners son. He’s neglected, come to our house sick...

Anxiety & Depression Blog Posts

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This is written by a fellow Imperfect Mum who wishes to remain anonymous. Did you know, There is 6 deaths by suicide every single day in Australia? That is one every four hours. According to the most recent data, it shows more people die from suicide then Skin Cancer in Australia. I could of been one of those deaths. I came very close to becoming a statistic. My name is not important. But my...
Depression is something that will be with me forever. It may not be ‘active’ if you like, but it will be something that I will have to be mindful of. Just recently I found myself slipping back into depression , depression comes in the form of being ‘pushed down’ and a dark cloud comes over. It’s like it just appears out of t he blue. It’s very hard to see clearly and to lift the feeling of...
Besides the practical changes in my life I allowed myself plenty of time to slowly cut out the antidepressants and made sure there were no external stresses in my life.
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