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I A Battle of Life

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    depression is when you don't really care about anything. You don't care what you look like, you don't care what others think, you don't care what others say. You stay locked up in...
    Loquesoy Loquesoy 18-21, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Imagine yourself as a painter, you have this blank canvas in front of you. You envision this amazingly intricate painting of reds, blues, greens, and purples. Then the more you...
    32nmud 32nmud 13-15, M 5 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I wish I could just get out of the bed in the morning. I told my mother. I opened up to her. "Mom. I open my eyes each day, and there is nothing I look forward to. I just lay in...
    Storiesnotforthefaintofheart Storiesnotforthefaintofheart 18-21, F 3 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I've battled depression for about a year now and just talking about this gets me kind of upset because I really do t like talking about this stuff but I'm running out of options...
    Amubarak88 Amubarak88 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    With time I have realized that I better handled myself than I do now. I am destroying my life. Today I saw tears in mom's eyes because she could not see me laughing and speaking...
    deceptiveoutofcloset deceptiveoutofcloset 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    No, I can't say I'm battle depression because I'm not. At least not right now. These days, last year, were the worst days of my life. I didn't know what to do with my life, I didn...
    JustAnotherGirlOnEP JustAnotherGirlOnEP 18-21, F 9 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm not sure if I'm 34 or 35 without doing the math...but I am sure that I'm in the saddest, most depressed time of my life. I've struggled with depression for nearly my entire...
    denvyl denvyl 31-35, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    It was 4 years back when i wanted to conquer the world. I started drawing as a kid and at 12 discovered my artistic abilities when i would create something and be appreciated for...
    Bllahblah Bllahblah 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I was "diagnosed" with fibromyalgia today. I've been going to doctors trying to figure out the cause of my pain, muscle tension, and fatigue. They eliminated a ton of other...
    r3djax r3djax 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I used to feel like a person I don't think I can do it anymore I'm to afraid to die and to afraid to live I feel ashamed of myself I don't know were things went wrong I don't know...
    robbi123 robbi123 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    This depression sucks everything I have that is suppose to be enjoyable and fills it with sadness, guilt, anger, and everything i don't want. It destroys me with thoughts I don't...
    brknsilence79 brknsilence79 31-35, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    To all the depressed people suicidal n all, before you say something, ask yourself one question. Have you ever tried living? Put some effort in to living? Have you ever eaten...
    Bllahblah Bllahblah 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 26

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    I have had depression for a while now, at first I didn;t understand what was going on - I had a battle with myself day in and day out.I did a lot of soul searching and did a lot of...
    Gangstress Gangstress 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 26

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    A total depersonalization of existence itself is a common daily battle in my life. The essence of who I am is in conflict with its own existence... rotating the wheel as a...
    SoulCoffee SoulCoffee 26-30, M Jul 25

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    I've had a few times in my adult life that I've had battles with depression- and I know it sounds strange- but I almost welcome it. When I'm depressed, I don't feel like doing much...
    trying2hard trying2hard 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I'm just tired of everything. I'm tired of giving people chances, I'm tired of trusting people even if it's just a little bit, I'm tired of wasting my time on people, I'm tired of...
    Ominousity Ominousity 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    I think it's time for an update on my life now. I've been here for awhile and anyone who's known me for awhile knows that my EP account was made out of depression and I used it to...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 5 Responses Jul 24

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    U & Me forever this way www.nidhisuraj.com There are so many Love Stories in this world. Few stories become so famous but few are unsaid and been buried with time. Few...
    evan003 evan003 18-21, F Jul 23

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    I'm over my life..that's all I can really say I get flash backs from my childhood of being bullied ever since I was born I've had a hard life I would get bullied at home and at...
    Devilsdaughter100 Devilsdaughter100 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    (Sorry this is so long) I'm a freak who can't dress right, my hair is too short, I'm way too fat, I have social anxiety, I'm dying inside but for all these years all I can do is...
    purplepumpkin17 purplepumpkin17 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 21

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    Give me one reason why I should not give up? Why do I continue with the hopeless battle that I can not win. Is this the feelings that you have everyday of your life? Well if it...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 1 Response Jul 21

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    I've been struggling with depression for many years. It's cyclical, although my "highs" aren't much to brag about. Today is one of those days when I'm close to the bottom. Days...
    ProfessorPhoton ProfessorPhoton 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    IT IS NOT RACIAL, IT IS NOT CONFEDERATE VS YANKEES, IT IS NOT THE SOUTH WILL RISE AGAIN, IT IS JUST PRIDE IN BEING SOUTHERN! Dave Newell on Facebook June 25 at 7:56pm ยท . HERE...
    imgreywolf imgreywolf 61-65, M Jul 20

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    For more than half my life I have battled. Diagnosed early at 19 with bipolar thrusted into my 1st major episode. Those that dnt know & say just snap out of it Ive wanted to smack...
    Sugasug Sugasug 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 20

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    I have never found self pity to be a helpful friend, and it won't be for you.. .I call you to manhood, to embrace the hard things in life for they are how God trains us to be...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I really do feel like taking my own life sometimes but honestly I really don't have the guts I've done it 2 times one time I call the ambulance on myself because I was so depressed...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    So many things change as time goes on... I'm thankful and grateful for the people in my life now. But, the friends I once had are gone. They are now a thought in my mind. I...
    Noregrets5 Noregrets5 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 17

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    I think sometimes the battle is more exhausting than just letting the dark win. Life is difficult enough without the constant struggle with my brain. I know I can't do it, but...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 11 Responses Jul 16

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    I have tried to take my own life four times. Even now, most of my days more closely resemble a battle field than a life. But forward I shall march. Strongly I will go, until I...
    Greyeyess Greyeyess 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    If you need a sign to stay, this is it. If you need a reason to stay, I'll tell you some. Life is very short unless you believe in reincarnation, we probably only have one life on...
    giathedancer giathedancer 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    just yesterday or technically 2 days ago i messaged someone anonymously after they had friended me and i wanted to see what they were about. and lets just say we are exactly the...
    idkwhatiam idkwhatiam 13-15, M 4 Responses Jul 16

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    I am 16 years old and I was recently diagnosed with major depression and an anxiety dissolver after attempting to commit suicide. I still have trouble believing I could have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 15

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    One thing I'm finding extremely hard to believe is the idea of death. This hit me hard today thinking about 2 people who died last year. Once your gone.. You're gone. You get no...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    Battling depression is serious if you see someone battling depression offer to talk to them and listen to them and be there for them. Being depressed isn't attention seeking if...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 15

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    I feel as if I have made significant progress in overcoming depression without seeing a counselor. Suicidal thoughts are a thing of the past, and I can enjoy my everyday...
    JEast17 JEast17 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    I have battled depression for a good part of my life. The one thing that has always helped me with my depression is crossdressing. I don't know why but when I dress as a women I...
    Readytwochange Readytwochange 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    Healthy/ good / energetic life= less stress, better moods, more fun, better well being. 1. BODY a. Fresh air/ better breathing- be around nature's greens, do ancient indian...
    Bllahblah Bllahblah 22-25, M Jul 14

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    Healthy/ good life= less stress, better moods, more fun, better well being. 1. BODY a. Fresh air/ better breathing- be around nature's greens, do ancient indian science (yoga) for...
    Bllahblah Bllahblah 22-25, M Jul 14

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    I have been on meds for 18 years. Was diagnosed with depression at age 16 then at 20 diagnosed with bipolar disorder. I have been on practically everything. Some do nothing. Some...
    jks1981 jks1981 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    For people who don't battle depression, anxiety, mental illness of any kind, consider yourselves incredibly lucky. Who knew the mind could be so destructive and make you think...
    nunezquinnad nunezquinnad 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 12

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