During one of my last individual sessions prior to my therapist’s departure, my therapist and I addressed my fears about the possibility of a replay of Dave making an attempt like the one that occurred just after my therapist returned from vacation last year. This time we agreed that I could call my therapist as soon as any of Dave’s red flags made an appearance vs. waiting until Dave needed hospitalization.
I really hoped that I wouldn’t have to call.
Thursday night (7/26) Dave Continue reading
Note: If you are dealing with a possible suicidal person–seek professional help for example, call a suicide-crisis hotline, take the person to an emergency room, or call 911. This post is an account of a day in my life. It is not meant as a substitute for a professional advice.
It’s almost been a year since my husband Dave’s most recent serious attempt.
One afternoon last summer I picked up Dave after he finished work. Waiting in his office I noticed marks Continue reading
Our therapist is going on vacation for a couple of days this week which coincidentally happens to fall on my couples therapy day. I’m anxious. The last attempt Dave made was
Okay. Whew! Dave took his anti-depressant medication.
He came to me and told me why he was upset at my reaction to him earlier in the morning, and I started Continue reading
Last night my anxiety increased as Dave said to me that we needed to go to my mom’s house to pick up his anti-depressant medication (he mails it to our old address). Alarmed I Continue reading