Saturn_grey

120d

Feeling really guilty, ashamed, and like a horrible partner.
I'm unable to give my boyfriend his shot (that he needs to get every week) and he isn't able to give then to himself.
I don't know what to do, I was very close to a panic attack trying to give it to him. I'm afraid of needles, and the thought of giving somebody a shot makes me shake.

Depression

Anxiety (Including GAD)

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  • coljoi

    120d

    Hey Saturn, I'm sorry to hear you're consumed by guilt right now. If your fear of needles is this strong, please don't force yourself to give him a shot. Im sure you care about him deeply and want to help him as much as possible. But you giving him a shot should not be an option with that intense of a fear. Do either of you have a reliable neighbor, family member, or friend who could help? I would start there. Contact any and all contenders. You could have multiple people commit, so then each person would only have to come every 2, 3 or 4 weeks

  • bearboy

    120d

    Don't feel bad. Is there a way you can possibly find a friend or other family member to help give your boyfriend his shot? If not, is there a nearby clinic or something that can help administer the shot?? You shouldn't have to push your needs and boundaries aside, your mental health matters too 💕 I hope you can find a solution that works for everyone involved!!

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