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I don’t feel like working anymore! I want to be retired. My happy place is at home. I have worked since I was 12 years old & I’m going to be 44 in Dec. I have ADHD, Depression, and Anxiety. All of which I take meds for. I don’t like to do what a lot of people think is the normal things to do. After seeing my mother slowly decline in health & the trauma she had to go through before she passed. I’ve never been diagnosed but I believe I have PTSD. How do I battle all of my issues? Thank you!

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I am younger than you but oh my do I feel this in my soul!!!!! I think about home and things I want and need to do while at work and I just can’t be content while at work. Have felt this way ever since my first baby. Now I am still working and trying to be happy but ADHD, Depression and Anxiety stop that from happening most of the time. I started therapy and had to stop because it was too expensive and my bills were getting behind. Wish I had something helpful for you, but hoping maybe someone else will comment with something for both of us lol

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Therapy is expensive I agree. It’s nice to know I’m not the only one that feels this way. Work is a constant struggle. My job isn’t the struggle. It’s just me being there when I could be at home doing stuff. I understand exactly what you are saying. Hopefully we can get some answers that can help us.

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