Depression: Depression & Related Conditions

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Am I depressed?

I am 22 years old and I am married and have two children. My husband works full-time and goes to school full-time so I am home with the children all day everyday. I was never sad all the time like I am now. My sadness started ever since we bought a house with my uncle and we are living with him and my cousin. My uncle and cousin are great people but I just want to live on my own and be my own family. Another thing that makes me sad all the time is that my husband is never home. He never spends time with us and I know he would rather be with us than be at school or work but I just can't take it sometimes. I never want to hurt myself but I feel sad all the time and cry. Most of the time I cry myself to sleep. Is this really depression?? I just want to be happy and enjoy life and I would like to enjoy it with my husband I hate it when he comes home and I'm sad like this, its enough he has a hard day everyday.

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