Can I recover while managing other things?

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cryptic__egg

cryptic__egg

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Part of me is scared to try to recover because I'm afraid of allowing it to take up to much of my life and pushing away things I care about. I don't want to throw away college, hobbies and work for the sake of getting better, that feels like it would leave me with nothing worth living for anyway.
 
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It's the blue hour again
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This is super confusing to me. Recovery is about finding those things which give meaning so I don't see why you'd consider giving up those things you already have? Trust me, I had a major breakdown and have nothing in my life right now - recovery will be finding work, new interests and people again.
 
cryptic__egg

cryptic__egg

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But I feel like I already have the things I like, I'm just slowly losing interest in everything, even things that should make me happy.
 
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It's the blue hour again
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But I feel like I already have the things I like, I'm just slowly losing interest in everything, even things that should make me happy.
Ah right. So it's about finding new things if you possibly can. But don't just give everything up straight away! It's the pits when everything just falls apart all at once. Waaaay harder to recover from!
 
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