I'm new and have a prayer request ..(m)

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Registered: 03-27-2003
I'm new and have a prayer request ..(m)
Thu, 06-05-2003 - 10:17am
I believe I am currently suffering from post partum depression and have been since the birth of my 9 month old son. My marriage is going through turmoil which is what has caused much of my depression. Now we may be relocating from Atlanta to West Palm Beach and I am a little anxious about it because now I will be totally dependant on my husband emotionally because we won't know anyone there and he hasn't proven himself to be a good shoulder to lean on as it is so I am just not sure about this. I am asking for a prayer of peace, calm and a love that only God can give in my marriage and in my soul. I want to return to the positive and joyful person that I used to be and I know that only God can do that. I am also asking for continued blessing upon my son who is always happy and healthy.



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Registered: 03-26-2003
Thu, 06-05-2003 - 10:19pm
Gevon, we will be praying for you. thank you for asking!



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Registered: 03-25-2003
Fri, 06-06-2003 - 1:56pm
Hi Gevon, Welcome to our board, I'm glad you found us. We will be praying for you. I read your post yesterday, but for some reason it wouldn't let me respond. I think you may be right about the post partum depression, it isnt unreasonable to have that this far out from birth. By the way, Congratulations! I know its hard to up and move to a new place when you are still trying to get a grip on your emotions. Just cling to God at this time. You have said that your Dh isnt the best one to lean on for emotional support at this time, so just call on your Heavenly Father. I know that it doesn't seem the same as a warm body, but in time you will find it is even better. You can rely on Him no matter what your emotions are. And you dont have to wait for a good time, because its always a good time to talk to God. And in the inbetween times when you need to vent, or boast, or just need to express your thoughts , we are here, we have big "cyber shoulders". Cry on us, we can take it! God Bless you sweetie! (((hugs))) Karen

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Registered: 04-17-2003
Sat, 06-07-2003 - 5:36pm
Hello Tia and welcome to the board. I first want to say that I am praying right now that God would give you his perfect peace in the midst of all that you have going on. The good news is that you realize that your not feeling yourslef. If you really believe that you are suffering from post partum you should consult a doctor. There is nothing wrong with getting a medical opinion as long as you know all help comes from God. I believe that you should talk to your husband about your fears with the move, you may be surprised by his reaction. I know what your going through, I have been in my current state for only 4 years after moving from Pa where I lived my whole life. My husbands job caused us to relocate. It was scarry at first but believe it or not, this feels like home. You get use to it after a while. Have a blessed day. Rudy
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Registered: 03-26-2003
Mon, 06-09-2003 - 10:15am
Hi, Gevon. I also went through postpartum depression, and it helped me to talk to one of my closest girlfriends. She was a great help for me, and I pray you have someone that you're comfortable with to talk to.

Another thing that can help dispel your depression is holding and loving your son. There's something about our children that can help to bring forth God's peace in our lives.

I pray your relocation will be a smooth one. I can imagine it's going to be hard leaving ATL, but I ask the Lord to help you and hold you in your transition.



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Registered: 07-02-2003
Wed, 07-02-2003 - 5:07pm
You know what God blesses you to follow your husband.And be a good wife study God's Word and you will know that you have many friends. God bless.!!!!!!!!11