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Group Beyond Blue: Chronic Pain and Friendships

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Group Beyond Blue member Arianna started an interesting discussion thread called “Depression/Chronic Pain and Friendships.” She writes: 

As we all suffer from depression, or some other MI, I’m wondering if anyone else has the same problem I am having. One of my best friend of 30 years called last night, we spoke, when I told her my Dr. prescribed me another medication, ie nerve pain med, she freaked out, as to ”just what you need another pill to take.”

Do I want to take my medications, HELL yes, if it makes me feel better and have a better quality of life, I will continue to do so. So, at this point, I will SHUT my mouth and not say anything else about the medications to my friends. I’m very honest, but this is causing problems….depression + friendships…..chronic pain + friendships…………..SUCK.

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