It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Share Your Depression Story Message Board

Guy who needs to vent

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 10-14-2007, 02:40 PM   #1
Ron Z
Senior Member
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: troy, IL USA
Posts: 220
Ron Z HB User
Guy who needs to vent

I think I am writing just to vent. I am male, 53, and from the outside anyone would trade places with me. However, here is what is happening inside me.

4.5 years ago at age 49 - diagnosed with prostate cancer - surgery, radiation, the whole bit. Cancer free but totally impotent. The miracle pills lower my blood pressure to dangerous lows, VED's hurt, injections suck and do nothing. I have grown away from my wife - my attitude is leave me alone.

29 year old daughter is working in Korea - happy, married a great guy but I miss her - holidays, birthdays, etc just aren's the same.

20 year old son thinks I am a cash machine. He is very morally straight, goes to college, works part time when he wants something, but will do nothing to help me in any way with expenses.

Job cutback - I negotiated a way to stay 1.5 years without damaging what will be a good retirement income but along the way I took a 25 grand per year pay cut - lesser and new job sucks - any high school kid could do it.

Wife loses job - hard worker but failed to keep her mouth shut about an issue and was fired - no replacement job readily available.

The church wants more money - I am viewed as a pillar - asked to be on committee to raise $$$$ for new building - I can't get excited.

Impotence just sucks - try discussing that with the boys in the morning office coffee room.

OK - I don't know that I feel any better.

Last edited by mentalhealth mod; 01-30-2008 at 09:34 AM. Reason: when seeking advice use main depression board

Sponsors Lightbulb
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Mom needs surgery CAJ0818 Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 10 08-20-2009 05:22 PM
22 year old caretaker... needs advice!! justhope Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 31 01-16-2009 09:51 AM
Newbie Who Needs Help annas479 Caregivers 6 02-06-2008 07:01 AM
my husband needs help. tinymom05 ADD / ADHD 3 09-27-2007 09:19 PM
Newbie needs to vent (It's a long one)! Coasty Cancer: Prostate 0 04-10-2007 02:09 AM
S1965knasel I started you a new thread-She needs some help princesspea Bipolar Disorder 1 09-24-2006 12:28 PM
5yr old Son needs MRI, petrified nikki003 Parenting Issues 4 03-08-2005 02:54 PM
Newbie who needs to vent! cmk73 Bipolar Disorder 3 01-16-2004 07:11 AM
spouse of BP needs to vent....... esam Family & Friends of the Mentally Ill 3 12-08-2003 09:53 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:38 PM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!