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'Keep Going': Britney Spears' mom, boyfriend offer support after singer takes 'me time'

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Britney Spears is receiving support from her mother and boyfriend after announcing that she's taking some "me time."

A day after the singer revealed that she's focusing on caring for her "mind, body (and) spirit," Lynne Spears shared an uplifting post about depression on Instagram Thursday. 

"Keep Going," the message begins. "No matter how bad things are right now. No matter how stuck you feel. No matter how many days you've spent crying… No matter how depressed and hopeless you feel, I promise you won't feel this way forever."

Spears boyfriend, Sam Asghari, shared the same graphic as the pop star Thursday, adding, "It isn’t weakness, It’s a sign of absolute strength, people should only be inspired by this, at least I am."

Related: Britney Spears' new album delayed amid father Jamie's health struggles

Spears made the announcement that she's taking time to herself months after her 66-year-old father, Jamie Spears, "almost died" from a ruptured colon. Spears continues to care for her dad as he recovers, putting her Las Vegas residency show, "Domination," and new album on hold. 

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Spears' representative, Jeff Raymond, said Jamie Spears became ill at the end of the year and was rushed to Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas.

"His colon spontaneously ruptured and he was immediately admitted into surgery," Raymond said in a statement to USA TODAY in January. "(He) spent the next 28 days in the hospital under the care of the amazing doctors, nurses and staff at the hospital, who the Spears family credits with saving his life."

He continued: "After a long, complicated post-operative period, he is recuperating at home and gaining strength, and is expected to make a full recovery."

Raymond's comments came after Spears announced that she was putting her residency on indefinite hold while caring her sick father, who she said had a "long road ahead of him."

"It’s important to always put your family first… and that’s the decision I had to make," she wrote on Instagram Jan. 4. "A couple of months ago, my father was hospitalized and almost died. We’re all so grateful that he came out of it alive, but he still has a long road ahead of him. I had to make the difficult decision to put my full focus and energy on my family at this time. I hope you all can understand."

Related: Britney Spears postpones Las Vegas show after father 'nearly died' 

"I appreciate your prayers and support for my family during this time. Thank you, and love you all… always," she tweeted on Jan. 4. 

USA TODAY has reached out to her rep for comment. 

Contributing: Maria Puente