There are many different ways of treating depression -- therapy, medicines, and lifestyle changes -- that can help. You and your health care provider need to work together.
With some effort and good treatment, you can feel truly well again.
I know she enjoyed being with someone that she felt had a good chance of keeping her safe, or at least the feeling of being safe.
I remember walking down a street in Providence, RI with her and 5 other boxers, and she mentioned she felt like the most protected person in the city at the moment.
The other thing is, it's sometimes bad timing to go out on special dates where you want to look good.
Going out in a suit and tie, but two black eyes and a broken nose to go with it, is sometimes a very conflicting visual!
It also may tend to imply that the breakup was not the outcome you desired, leaving you feeling some form of powerlessness.
There is probably some underlying message that somehow you've failed or that you may not have been good enough in some way.
Even some marriages turn out to be about that search when it comes to light that you may not have known your partner as well as you thought.It takes time to re-evaluate your choices from beginning to end, to look for clues that may not have been apparent at the time.This can mean weeks or months and even years for some, of feeling waves of emotion as your mind revisits experiences that keep getting triggered by your daily activities.(Of course, that wasn't true, but anyone just looking for a fist fight would find easier groups without a doubt).But Marty is right in that it is very time consuming, almost like boxing is the "other relationship".He or she could tell you -- at least roughly -- how many weeks you would need a cast and when you will be healed. If you stick with it, the odds are very good that you will feel better.