Jason Sperling
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Wife has Clinical Depression

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Dallas Apr 9, 2010. 13 Replies

I would like to know how many of you are married to a woman who has been diagnosed with depression.  My wife has been living with it for 8 years and is really having a hard time with it.  I would…Continue

Snappy Dressing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jacob Hopp Dec 19, 2014. 17 Replies

I work for the government and our casual dress has turned into Jeans and a polo shirt. I want to go back to something nice but not over the top. Someone comes to work with a sport coat on and you get…Continue

Going out with the Guys

Started this discussion. Last reply by Raj Dec 22, 2009. 20 Replies

OK. It's guys night out and you are all meeting at the movies or going to a casual dinner. I want to look my age (38). What should one wear? I am trying to improve my wardrobe and wear nicer things.…Continue

 

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Jacob Hopp replied to Jason Sperling's discussion Snappy Dressing
"Why not you go with the cool black blazer..... It will be looking cool."
Dec 19, 2014
Jay D replied to Jason Sperling's discussion Snappy Dressing
"Thanks OP will appreciate your advise, considering that he is still among the living."
Dec 5, 2014
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Tod Creasey replied to Jason Sperling's discussion Snappy Dressing
"I work in high tech and it is the same here - at least at the first 2-3 levels in the organization - but when we have to go to customers more often the dress goes up too. I said screw it and wear a sport jacket everyday. A suit is too much I agree…"
Feb 12, 2013
Justin Doudney replied to Jason Sperling's discussion Snappy Dressing
"If I were you I would walk in rocking out (Means wearing it proudly) a sweatervest,If someone thinks that's "over the top" Don't worry about it, I would wear a sweatervest to school,Someone would ask me, Are you going to church…"
Feb 11, 2013
Sir replied to Jason Sperling's discussion Wife has Clinical Depression
"Karen has me right: I absolutely was not telling him to leave his wife! No! She needs him, he's committed to her, and he loves her! I was honoring him for keeping going while feeling "like a single parent of two daughters and a wife.""
Apr 9, 2010
Pete Noy replied to Jason Sperling's discussion Wife has Clinical Depression
"Can we at least wait for a few days before we automatically start insulting him "He's a big girl..."."
Apr 9, 2010
Steve Dallas replied to Jason Sperling's discussion Wife has Clinical Depression
"Listen to this, my fiancee has hypo, which means when the meds are off, she has bad depression. This led to some huge fights with us because I had no clue how to deal with it before she was diagnosed. One of the reasons I knew I wanted to marry her…"
Apr 9, 2010
Sir replied to Jason Sperling's discussion Wife has Clinical Depression
"I feel for you too. My wife has been blue but not all the way to depressed. *I* have been depressed (before marriage). I know how I got out of it; and how I survived it. Meanwhile, maybe single parent of everyone is the way to go, as an act of love."
Apr 8, 2010
Sean replied to Jason Sperling's discussion Wife has Clinical Depression
"You are going through this alone and it is very hard, but that's just the way it is. There is no secret, no trick involved in this. You do what is necessary, and keep going."
Apr 8, 2010
Jason Sperling replied to Jason Sperling's discussion Wife has Clinical Depression
"Thanks everyone for your responses. She is on medications and they are helping somewhat, but not enough. Been down the thyroid road and that seems to be ok. I'll remain strong and get her through this. Sometimes it just feels like I'm…"
Apr 8, 2010
Pete Noy replied to Jason Sperling's discussion Wife has Clinical Depression
"Most importantly realize that this is not a character flaw but a medical condition. Some people may not understand and feel that the person is just not "sucking it up" so to speak. It has an organic cause and needs to be treated just like…"
Apr 8, 2010
Liam Strain replied to Jason Sperling's discussion Wife has Clinical Depression
"We're there now. She is currently pregnant, and so has gone off her anti-depressants. It's not fun, and I don't have any good suggestions for you. But I empathize, and wish you all the best in this struggle."
Apr 7, 2010

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At 8:30am on March 16, 2010, thehuhman said…
Hope you have an awesome Birthday, today, man!

At 6:25am on March 16, 2010, Michael J. Austin said…
HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!!!
At 9:11am on December 20, 2009, Michael J. Austin said…
Hello and welcome to the site Jason !!!!
At 2:22am on December 20, 2009, Raj said…
Welcome to the AoM Community, Jason!
At 7:33pm on December 19, 2009, Herb Munson said…
Hi there Jason. Welcome to AoM. Also, thought I'd give you a friendly invite to check out my new group The Great Debate. It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. It's also the most active group on AoM at the moment. In any case, great to have you aboard.
 
 
 

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