Depression Community
Deliberately Choosing Unhappiness
About This Community:

A community of people suffering from Depression to guide and support your health journey. Ask a question, join a conversation, share experiences: symptoms, counseling, and other management.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Deliberately Choosing Unhappiness

Is there an ailment whereby a person deliberately avoids taking opportunities that will make them happy in order to remain in a state of unhappiness? This may be because the person seeks care and affection from others by demonstrating how sad their life is. How does one help this person? What can be done medically or otherwise?
Related Discussions
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
1042487_tn?1275283499
Yes some mental disorders are related with the rejection of seeking/seeing help and/or seeing good things in life that are facing them.

Borderline Personality Disorder, Passive-Aggresive and schizoid disorders are often related to a self-rejection of therapy and/or seeing the light out of the tunnel.

M4
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
I think that whoever you are talking about sees some fear about making a decision, because they are afriad of hurt which has been hapening to them anyway, so the decisions arent decisions, they appear to be other roads to unhapiness.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Recent Activity
2217782_tn?1394367572
Blank
swabes .. Comment
2 hrs ago
363281_tn?1353103243
Blank
SassyLassie commented on I had no idea there w...
13 hrs ago
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Elleneggys commented on I had no idea there w...
May 05
Blank
Mood Tracker
Track your mood over time
Start Tracking Now
Top Mood Disorders Answerers
1551327_tn?1414146344
Blank
Bubulous
Tompkinsville, KY
1110049_tn?1409405744
Blank
4Maddie44
Dorset, United Kingdom
585414_tn?1288944902
Blank
ILADVOCATE
NY
480448_tn?1426952138
Blank
nursegirl6572
PA
6726276_tn?1421130268
Blank
CRSeaside
Huntington Beach, CA
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Crystal413
VA
Depression Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Mood Disorders Answerers
1551327_tn?1414146344
Blank
Bubulous
Tompkinsville, KY
1110049_tn?1409405744
Blank
4Maddie44
Dorset, United Kingdom
585414_tn?1288944902
Blank
ILADVOCATE
NY
480448_tn?1426952138
Blank
nursegirl6572
PA
6726276_tn?1421130268
Blank
CRSeaside
Huntington Beach, CA
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Crystal413
VA