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Ask A Therapist: How Can I Find Happiness When I’m Alone?

by Liz Covey

Counselors Roy Fisher and Liz Covey answer readers’ questions for South Seattle Emerald’s “Ask A Therapist.” Have a question about a relationship? Wondering about the struggles of being a parent? Others likely have the same questions and Covey and Fisher bring years of professional experience to provide their insights.

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Question: At work I feel pretty happy, and I go about my day like things are okay. But at home I feel like I’m a different person. I am lonely a lot and have struggled with depression on and off most of my life. Sometimes I don’t go out at all on the weekend. Am I being fake at work? I wonder if something is wrong with me, and  which person is the real “me”. Continue reading Ask A Therapist: How Can I Find Happiness When I’m Alone?