Things I Didn't Buy

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One of the semi-destructive behaviors I have started to exhibit as a result of my depression is spending money. Buying something new gives me a short high, a feeling of goodness and lightness. Unfortunately the feeling never lasts long, and I frequently regret having made the purchase in the first place. Several items I’ve recently purchases haven’t worked the way I wanted, or for some other reason didn’t satisfy, and have been taken back.

In no particular order, here is a partial list of things I’ve nearly bought recently. Items marked with a (*) were bought only to be returned later.

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Mark H. Nichols

I am a husband, cellist, code prole, nerd, technologist, and all around good guy living and working in fly-over country. You should follow me on Mastodon.