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Group Therapy: Afraid to Break Up With Boyfriend

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Well I'm in my mid '20s and still in college.  I struggle with depression which has lead to me struggling with school.  I've had to leave school and I also tried changing majors.  I feel like I'm now finally on the right track, but my illness has cost me a lot.  It has cost me both time and friends.  I am introverted because of it and haven't made as many friends as I think I should have.  Because of this I have become overly attached to my boyfriend who is basically my only social network.  I really want to break up with him but am afraid to because I would feel so cut off.  I also have a weight problem and don't think other guys will like me. I guess my problem is a combination of low self-esteem, lack of a social life, and of course depression. 

I'm working on getting health insurance to get treatment.  And I'm hoping to make friends when school starts again.  How do I build my life up again?  How do I let go of a basically dead end relationship?

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