Our expert says:
Its hardly surprising that you have become depressed, especially with your husband's unhelpful drinking.
yes, it would be wise to ask your husband to hide the key of the gun safe. But lets also do something serious to deal with your depression, too, as it is a treatable condition. See a psychiatrist for a proper assessment of treatment options, including antidepressant meds, and al;so a more business-like psychologist, preferably one using CBT methods, to help you deal better with the negative thoughts.
There's nothing nuts about getting into despair, even though when depressed, problems are magnified, and solutions get evasive. Get the help you deserve, and you should be able to get through this bad patch and regain the positivity that you used to have
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