See how you are controlling? Two simple questions can be very effective in recognizing depression: 1 During the past month, have you often been bothered by feeling down, depressed, or hopeless? Personal life Submitted by Kyle on November 21, - am. Living without love, sex, or intimacy for a long period of time isn't easy, I know this from personal experience, but resist the temptation to give up altogether - even though continual rejection can cause anyone to want to do so.
Yes, I did.
A study published in found that rates of anxiety and depression were higher in men who had recently come out than in men who were still closeted. I guess that gives him permission to look for someone else! But I just felt like a piece of meat. Subscribe Issue Archive.
You are asking him about it, and all the while he continues to tell you that you are actually the one distorting the truth: see how you are over reacting? Never in my wildest dreams would I have ever guessed it was a dude.
If I were depending on the friendship or companionship of other gay men I'd be in a world of hurt, for I get treated far better by straight men and women. In fact 31 percent of the black men met the definition of depression and 10 percent had attempted suicide in the last year—far higher than 3 percent of white men.
I have to add the ritual disclaimer that of course there's still homophobia, but the fact is that in law we have all-but total equality. At the end of we lost George Michael after years of mental health and addiction struggles.
I strongly recommend you look into the Straight Spouse Network. He has lied to you even when you asked him about your relationship, for decades. And he reminds you more and more that He does not feel you love him, that you are not showing him love when you have an opinion or use a talent—those show you do not care about him.
You walked away from us. Being a sexual minority has the added difficulty that sex is a multiplayer game.