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I A Battle of Life

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    I battle depression everyday.. It suxs. There days where all I want to do is sleep all day.. A lot of it comes from me dealing with chronic pain. I get to point where u get so...
    horneybear79912 horneybear79912 36-40, M 1 hr ago

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    I quit another job & I took a "break" from college 2 years ago. What is my purpose in life? If it's being a **** up, then I have definitely succeeded with that. I hate myself for...
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    Everyday in my mind is an endless battle. think of it as the 300 spartans, they never gave up but in the end they didnt win the battle. I'm slowly losing my battle with depression...
    Palavo88 Palavo88 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 20

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    I truly believe that heroism can come in many different forms. In this case, two Heroes saved my life. I battled severe depression and body dysmorphic disorder almost all of my...
    Fifimeow Fifimeow 18-21, F Dec 7

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    Out of all the battles in my life this one is my biggest challenge. I've become a master of pretending everything is okay for everyone else's sake, but there has been a steep...
    Welllaugh Welllaugh 36-40, F 5 Responses Dec 5

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    I'm not sure how much people will actually read this because it's going to be really long but basically I've struggled with depression my whole life . I'm not looking for attention...
    AlissaCupcakes AlissaCupcakes 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    To me life itself is boredom in a good sense. Boredom is that very phenomenon that haunts you like an evil spirit day and night and that we keep trying to avoid by keeping...
    harmony226 harmony226 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    OK I am; 60 epileptic, have been since I was about 8 diagnosed when I was 10. I've had surgery to remove brain tumor that stopped seizures for about 2 years. Worst thing that could...
    Scott1954 Scott1954 56-60, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    When i lay down at night, all of my past comes up and haunts me until i close my eyes and drift off.. Sleep is the only true happiness i have right now. I was doing so well i was...
    MichellexxLevine314 MichellexxLevine314 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    I really thought that after I had my children that my depression would just vanish but nope it didn't it's getting better but I can still feel it, the numbness the paranoia the...
    leahlovesyou leahlovesyou 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    It’s been a whirl wind. Turbulent and rough. Ravaging what I’d been told is acceptable, scavenging on what I had for so long left behind as indecent. The flapping wings have...
    lovegentle lovegentle 36-40, M Dec 8

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    I battle depression it's hard to describe how I feel. One body knows what I have not even my mom but i think it's better that way . I will never understand what triggered the...
    Adel14 Adel14 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    I've battled with depression for a long time. Most of my life honestly and lately here I've been learning a lot of things about myself. The one thing I've learned is to just be...
    Livinglife95 Livinglife95 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 11

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    I was a roman centurion. I had lucid dreams of leading men into battle. Helping organize assaults lead by large machines of war. I can also distinctly remember getting my neck slit...
    EmptyLaugh EmptyLaugh 22-25, M Nov 20

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    I really do feel like I'm battling it. I'm putting up a good fight. My education and career are absolutely on the right track. I can be positive in public, but as soon as I'm left...
    theoneleftme theoneleftme 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    I battle depression everyday. I've got to the point in life where I feel lost inside myself. Nobody body seems to understand and k don't want to tell them because I know they would...
    Daniyoung24 Daniyoung24 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    All my life I have battled depression and my depression is extremely bad for me...all I have to do is look at a knife or anything dangerous and all I want to do is hurt myself...
    Scarsdontfade Scarsdontfade 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I plan on sharing this with my psychologist... Not sure what that would even do, but I just want someone to know how i TRULY feel every single day... I'm not "real" anymore. I am...
    mrtonystarks mrtonystarks 18-21, M 4 Responses Nov 27

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    December 2. Putting Our Life on Hold. We cannot afford to put our needs on hold, waiting for another person to fulfill us, make our life better, or come around and be who and what...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Dec 2

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    YOU KNOW WHAT IM GOING TO KILL MYSELF ITS TOO MUCH. ALL THE PEOPLE IN THIS SITE THAT "CLAIM" THEY HAVE DEPRESSION DONT KNOW WHAT DEPRESSION IS. THEY DONT KNOW HOW IT FEELS TO HAVE...
    msworstlife msworstlife 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    My life like most others hasn't been easy. I have depression that probably be traced back to the abuse I got while I was younger. My depression led to social anxiety. And my...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 3 Responses Nov 22

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    My life like most others hasn't been easy. I have depression that probably be traced back to the abuse I got while I was younger. My depression led to social anxiety. And my...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 3 Responses Nov 22

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    My demon stood with me He who took all I had from me, Who had stolen away from me Family, Joy and Peace. I sought help from my savior, christ, Prayed for strength, begged for a...
    TwentyTwoReasons TwentyTwoReasons 18-21, M 7 Responses Nov 27

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    I battle depressing feelings and loneliness on a daily basis. I try to pick myself up from it and moving along but some days are so much harder than others to try and win this...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    3 shades: Black White & Grey What are the colors of the rainbow? Most eyes see a vibrant world painted by the full color spectrum soaking up the light prisms as they cast...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 11

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    3 shades: Black White & Grey What are the colors of the rainbow? Most eyes see a vibrant world painted by the full color spectrum soaking up the light prisms as they cast...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F Dec 11

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    It's heart breaking to know there is 65,000 people on this app & more people who battle depression every single day, as well as myself. I just want to say that I love and am proud...
    aquasea aquasea 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 12

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    hi my name is doug I am a 43 year old man basically had to quit my jobs 3 years ago I was a licensed firemen and paramedics and I also worked on small engines and vehicles all my...
    1971douglas 1971douglas 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    I wrote this because I think about my mom and the way she walked out of my life. It is times like this that I miss her more then others and the depression is far more painful...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T Dec 8

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    When I've taken those depression screening questionnaires the doctors have given me I always struggle with the questions about feeling hopeless. I don't quite know how to approach...
    transformerman transformerman 22-25 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm 21, and feel like I've already given up on life. I've been brought/dragged up in a town full of people who have just bullied and tormented me. I was always the weird kid, when...
    snowkey snowkey 18-21, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    November 21. Financial Fears. I sat in the car, looking at the sign on the door of the food shelf office: "Closed until Friday." It was Wednesday. I had two hungry children and...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Nov 21

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    November 23. Healthy Sexuality. Many areas of our life need healing. One important part of our life is our sexuality. Our feelings and beliefs about our sexuality, our ability to...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Nov 23

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    Life has been so much better lately, thanks to the extremely amazing people in my life. I really hope I can continue to get back on track and discontinue my hiatus from life. I'm...
    SammiSakura SammiSakura 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 2

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    I have reached that point in life where I dont wanna carry on anymore! I feel like the only thing that will make me happy is if I die! I have a perfect boyfriend who I love so much...
    james3950 james3950 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    I suffer from depression, paranoia and anxiety and have done since childhood. In my late teens I found that meds and therapy weren't really working and I made the fatal mistake of...
    anothernightowl anothernightowl 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 4

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    December 5. Difficult People. Few things can make us feel crazier than expecting something from someone who has nothing to give. Few things can frustrate us more than trying to...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Dec 5

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    Im not your puppet you only talk to when there's no one else. You don't just get to ignore me cause you don't feel like talking. Either you want to or you don't. Don't use me cause...
    heyitsalysia heyitsalysia 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    You may mess up, but you are not a mess up. You may make a mistake, but you are not a mistake. You may screw up, but you are not a screw up. You may fail, but you...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    You may mess up, but you are not a mess up. You may make a mistake, but you are not a mistake. You may screw up, but you are not a screw up. You may fail, but you...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I am a semi normal 18 year old. I lived in a small town most of my life and then things went wrong. Long story short. Even before things went wrong I had started self harming. It...
    Slowlygoing18 Slowlygoing18 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    hi.. its raghu i rally lost my life i am feeling like a living dead body becouse of the love... i studied my degree in shimoga there i stayed in a hostel and unfortunately loved a...
    raghusuraj raghusuraj 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 20

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    My laptop has stopped working for some reason so in writing this on my ipad. My mum just violated boundaries again and told me that my dad said that I'm in his way and that I have...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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