Either way, you’re supposed to help. “‘I think you’re happy being depressed.’ No, just dealing with the comfort in my sadness that comes from chronic, 20-year-old depression.” —AwesomeAmanda52311. The therapist I started seeing told me to ‘just do it’ with my partner, despite my sex-related trauma, and I stopped seeing her right then and there. I started seeing a new therapist who actually helped me, and now my partner and I have never been closer.” —serenitybmahoney10. My therapist told me I needed to try harder and that if I found something my father actually cared about, he’d be a better dad.