What Is Wrong with Me?
I started a business two years ago, I make great money at what i do but I can never get ahead. I find myself putting off jobs, lying to my husband about going out to work when I haven't and I have actually been losing customers because of my unreliability. I should be working right now but I am so tired I just don't want to because the thought is simply dreadful to me. On top of all this, we must move. My Husband is on my butt every minute that he's at home. I mean, this feeling of not wanting to do anything has even started to affect me and my children. They have school plays and functions this month and all I can think about is how to get out of having to go. I know that is terrible but I can't help it. It's just the way i feel.
Do you have any ideas of what in the world is going on with me? Why do I have this feeling of dread about having to to do anything that involves work?
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