I was the person holding the family together and did all the running around. I was the strong one.I didn’t think it had affected me, but as everybody else around me was recovering and getting better I found myself being withdrawn.
I lost a grip on things. It was affecting my relationship with my wife and kids in a massive way, to the point of constantly shouting at them and not being the good husband and dad I had always strived to be.
Being a normally confident person, I had hit a low point, lost all confidence in myself and basically drank the days away, clearly trying to mask something.Read more on mind.org.uk