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Posted by: almostmad | 2009-09-17

Am I selfish?

I have been so depressed for the past 2 months, my medication seems non existant. 2 months ago I had to leave my job(field) that I loved because of relocation with my fiance. I have a good job now, but it isnt what i want to be doing, it isnt what I love doing. I know what job I want, because I' ve had the job before. I want to start applying even if it pays less because its what I love doing. but if I do this I might give up my chance of making more money so my fiance and I can have our own place etc. Am I selfish to be depressed (although I cant help it) and want to change jobs? I just want to be happy in my job. Then on the other hand my dad lost job cause recession and I want to help my parents out as well. What do I do? I worry about everyone all the time.

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You're not selfish at all, but in the uncomfortable position of needing to choose between important things which have good arguments for and against them. Seeing a counsellor could help you to weight and choose between the possibilities, and keep an eye on that depression you mention.

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