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Seeing a psychiatrist
« on: August 22, 2014, 02:24:12 pm »
My psychiatrist has said I don't need medications. He said there is nothing wrong with my thinking. He asked questions. Like about if I want to harm other people or myself. I said no. I just want to work on improving my life. I dislike confrontations.
He did however ask what my husband has said to me in arguments. I told him how he has said if I fix myself up, (wear makeup, do my hair, get nice clothes), I only want to find another man who will support me financially.
I told the psychiatrist I told my husband I can't manage a the home and course work on my own. That most woman have men who do something in the day other than get intoxicated. So maybe I was the cause of that thought.
The psychiatrist said it sounds like I am trying to work on things and I have no one to tell my worries to.
He asked if I had friends in Montana, I said no. He told me to get out and go somewhere like a church or women's groups.
I decided attended two AA meetings and met a woman who has thirty-three years sober/clean. When we talked at the end of the meeting she understood what I was saying. It was then I knew that I had been trying to converse with junkies and addicts for so long I thought I was crazy. In reality I was only trying to fix them as they were tying to break me down. While at other times they needed me to clean them up or even run their errands.
No more. They are adults and not my responsibility.
Back to the psychiatrist. He asked if I want to continue seeing him. I made another appointment. It feels good knowing I have a mental health clearance in a way.
I can't wait to tell my psychiatrist about meeting another sober/clean woman who takes sobriety seriously.


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