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I feel utterly depressed and then feel nothing watch

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    OK so, for the past few years now, I've had really bad periods of what feels like depression, I'll go anything between days, weeks or months feeling so low and then suddenly, it'll just stop and I'll feel nothing at all for ages until the next one.
    I've literally spent the last few days in bed, finding it difficult to do anything, being really depressed and tearful, not leaving the house but then I wake up one morning and just feel nothing.
    I still don't particularly enjoy my life, nor do I have any interest or enjoyment in anything that I do. Hate socialising, generally hate anything that involves going outside the house but I don't particularly feel low or depressed, Im just sort of there.

    What's wrong with me?
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    The numbness might be disassociation. Are you getting help for this? Are you seeing your GP and other specialist services for your depression?

    My therapist recently made the analogy that this dipping in and out of numbness is a coping mechanism for the emotional pain. Similar in a way to physical pain where people may go in and out of consciousness or a coma. The lack of motivation, meaning and enjoyment completely ruins life doesn't it?

    Please get help and talk to someone about this. Good luck!
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