After two years, several doctors and a veritable rainbow of colored mood-altering capsules, I still felt hopeless.
Chris just because I could, like affecting an accent when I travel to another city, having panic attacks with the same frequency at which a visit to Boston might subconsciously make me drop my “r”s.
I would stay at his apartment for days at a time, lying around while he was at work.
Whenever I broached the subject of my depression, he was almost dismissive, saying things like, “You should really see someone about that.” When I was too lazy to find a real doctor, I asked him to get me pills.
He claimed he couldn’t get me sedatives, but I knew he kept a stash of Xanax in his apartment.
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Psychologists are people, whose profession and calling require an understanding of the mental health problems of other people.Bear this in mind when dating a psychologist: sometimes you'll have to solve the problems of your inner world yourself.There's one more thing that you may find a bit annoying when dating a psychiatrist.I took a job at a restaurant in his neighborhood, hoping it would be an easy commute, but called in sick on several occasions before quitting altogether. Chris couldn’t “save” me and we split soon after, both citing our age difference (of over a decade) as the reason.Against all reason, I still cling to the probably-naïve idea that someone might still cure me, be it guy or doctor.Around my twentieth birthday, I was hit with a sudden onset of crippling depression and anxiety.