This is called emotional blunting, and it's a side effect that sometimes occurs with antidepressants. Im gonna take suicide?
We broke up but WHY couldn't I see how crazy he was? Google "cognitive behavioral therapy" and read up on it, and see if it's something you would be interested in committing to for months the average length of therapy to improve your symptoms. Well, I'm not sure which way I'm better off -- I guess continuing to take the Lexapro. I have no motivation andfeeling emotions like I once did is extremely difficult.
It's one of the main reasons I'm getting off of Lexapro. Yeah, I know everyone has their problems, I understand this. Everything I was experiencing and the things you're experiencing. I feel that it has lessened over time, though, and that I have a more 'normal' range of emotions again. I have experienced the world in one way for a long time. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. I told her I wanted to go off of it but she only decreased it to 40mg.
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Prior to beginning the medication I was having a ton of anxiety and was very irritable. I would like you to understand my dissatisfaction with this medication. I hope that this has been a little bit helpful for you. I took Lexapro for 6 years and am currently back on it after a brief period of stressful events. No memes or image macros - all such post will be re-directed to our image mega-thread.
This drug ruined my life. I went through the same thing with Lexapro, completely emotionless.
My heart of hearts says yes, so I think I reaching a point where I'm not going to be an artist who dies young or horribly. This name will be used to credit you for things you share on Reddit.
I is a mistake to think that I can begin to understand and appreciate my new point of view in a few days, weeks or even months. Posts 30 I agree with Debbie- you should check out the Lexapro Withdrawal section; there are lots of people just like you. Luckily, I haven't had the side effects many people talk about.