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    I have been suffering with depression for a while, then last year I tried to take my own life. During CBT I was passed on to ADHD service for an assessment, which isn't yet...
    mlevin1982 mlevin1982 31-35, M 4 hrs ago

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    After a few weeks of trying to happy, my mind takes over and starts to ruin my life again, welcome back depression, I've missed you ;'(
    BethHawkins BethHawkins 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Everything has changed this past 10 months! I had an epiphany, the real, awe-inspiring, shell-shocking revelation that we tend to see in movies etc. I am not kidding you right now...
    Tearystar1027 Tearystar1027 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 10

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    TRUST IN YOURSELF I am sitting here most of the time dealing with so much that I am taking some meds. to clam me down and allow me to try and relax, but at the same time they...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 6 days ago

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    I truly think everyone battles depression thought their life and most never pick up on it. My battles are untimely. I can go months without them and experience it for a week...
    Stylish8 Stylish8 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    So it began at age 3 when my parents separated . I felt all alone in the world at that time , remembering the fights my mum and dad use to have constantly. I had been sent to my...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M Sep 20

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    15 mins till the last rage of my war starts. The final battle. Whether a lose or not this is that last time I get fired apon. Life is but a dance they say. You learn as you Walt...
    lostunit lostunit 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Just as with anything else known to this world, humans have glitches and a lack of fine tuning. While there are those who live by the theory 'God makes no mistakes' I must say that...
    CarlyOnline CarlyOnline 18-21, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Hi all. I'll condense my first experience post to a reasonable length by stating that I have suffered from depression and anxiety for the majority of my short life. I am in my...
    ResilientBeing ResilientBeing 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    His name is depression "Hi, nice of you to come back" "are you feeling better" , I smile and nod yes and sit at my seat, people are laughing, talking and waiting for class to...
    Howlingsoulofthewolf Howlingsoulofthewolf 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    As I return home, I been pondering... Should I do it this weekend. Just end it all... I still can't find happiness... Human beings need to be happy, need to feel like they have a...
    lostunit lostunit 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 11

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    I have reached my limit i have had all i can take i lie in bed and sleep all the time unless i have to do something that day i self harm and think about it every waking moment i...
    SophieeJordan SophieeJordan 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 21

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    My past is exactly what it is. The past. I no longer want to be that depressed anti social girl. I want to be happy and live life as a free spirited person. I want to smile and...
    Delicateflower98 Delicateflower98 16-17, F 8 Responses Oct 4

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    And the fight still rages on. Like you soldiers on someone's battlefield. The price? My life, the cost? My life... So many enjoy watching and hearing about wars. That they forget...
    lostunit lostunit 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 9

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    I beat the battle I thought Id never win I thought about dying everysecond I stayed alive At 18 living a ****** life with my dad n his wife everyone hated me I was the black sheep...
    themoneyx themoneyx 31-35, T 2 Responses Oct 10

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    I have suffered depression all of my life and I do believe that its something you have and live with or never have. I know I will never be cured, there are just too many reasons...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I battle an extreme case of depression and some times I just hate myself for it I really do I just don't know what to do in life so when in depressed I had myself away from other...
    kennyamazing kennyamazing 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 21

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    You know, talking from my own experience, I have realised that we win over depression when we WANT to see a brighter day!! Yes, friends, family or random people are of big help...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F Sep 27

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    Today's die-ary entry. Phone calls made but one. I feel beat, tired, sick, and empty inside. The thought of killing and inflicting harm weaving greatly on my mind... I ask myself...
    lostunit lostunit 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 1

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    I honestly don't know to feel right now. I've battled with depression nearly all my life. Even as a young child I excluded myself from others and kept very quiet. I was always so...
    alicefloe alicefloe 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 2

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    i can describe depression in one way. its like having a bully inside your head every single day. he puts limits on you and tells you that you can not do this and that because...
    antoneli antoneli 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 3

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    I am starting to not like meeting new people. Every person ends up not being okay. Everyone has their own battles,whether they are the same as mine or different or worse. I feel...
    somegirl117 somegirl117 18-21 Oct 5

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    I am starting to not like meeting new people. Every person ends up not being okay. Everyone has their own battles,whether they are the same as mine or different or worse. I feel...
    somegirl117 somegirl117 18-21 Oct 5

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    I am starting to not like meeting new people. Every person ends up not being okay. Everyone has their own battles,whether they are the same as mine or different or worse. I feel...
    somegirl117 somegirl117 18-21 1 Response Oct 5

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    Life in general is a battle and at some point you need to decide for yourself whether you can continue fighting decide for whatever reason you have to live if that reason leaves...
    1prettyfly1 1prettyfly1 22-25, M Oct 5

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    I am a low key person. I have always been more quiet and withdrawn and curious about the world. I step back and listen rather than lead. I hesitate and hide. But it got really...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    It's not fair... I realise that my own battle with this monster appeared when I was about 16 years old. I went through so much of a transition in moving from normal life as I...
    Chopinsivories Chopinsivories 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    Well it will be about a week before I find out if I have cancer or not, in the mean while I will be going in again in the morning to do a Upper Endoscopy to see if I have cancer on...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 2 Responses Oct 8

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    I don't know what's wrong with me! I'm pushing the people who love me away or are they pushing me away! I'm not really sure. I'm not sure of anything honestly. I have trust issues...
    sm1ttay sm1ttay 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 9

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    Arms wrapped around Squeezing Gripping Tightness enveloping me Choking Blackness surrounding me Life draining Why go on What's the purpose Who cares All alone Darkness These are...
    thebigtexrock thebigtexrock 41-45, M Oct 12

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    I have won some of the battles, but I wonder if I'll ever be capable to win the war. Sometimes, life is just too much... I feel tired.
    Ushuaia Ushuaia 26-30, F 6 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    In hindsight, I could have done many things differently. In reality this is what became of my life... I was born in the 70's and am a middle child. I have an older brother and...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 18 hrs ago

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    In hindsight, I could have done many things differently. In reality this is what became of my life... I was born in the 70's and am a middle child. I have an older brother and...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 18 hrs ago

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    I was talking to a friend about my life and I see how depressing it is. I want to end it and kill myself. I'm not saying this out of attention or anything like that. I go threw...
    lauraCD805 lauraCD805 36-40, T 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Looking back, there was great intelligence in my 20+ years of depression. There was actually grace inherent in life bringing me to my knees. (Sometimes life brings you to your...
    Shanti00 Shanti00 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    I battle depression because i am left behind in terms of my career compared to my age bracket. I quit my first job after a month because i battle about a taboo health problem. I...
    Pisces1991 Pisces1991 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 1

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    Another day in my life..... Well I am trying to get my mind set. I have to go in and do the biopsy for prostate cancer Wednesday which is tomorrow , and on Thursday I have to do a...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 1 Response Oct 7

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    October 13. Substance over Form. "I'm learning that for a variety of reasons, I've spent much of my life focusing on form rather than substance. My focus has been on having my...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F a week ago

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    October 18. Throwing Out the Rule Book. Many of us feel like we need a rulebook, a microscope, and a warranty to get through life. We feel uncertain, frightened. We want the...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    What I am about to share with you is everything I've lived, loved and lost. It's the good, the bad, and the ugly. I've lived most of my life in constant confusion, trying to...
    NightwolfBlackheart NightwolfBlackheart 26-30, M 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    So GreenManley and I (akaShaun) decided to write a rap about depression off the top of our heads. Hope you enjoy. I write better than the rest But only when depressed So I get the...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 4 Responses Oct 8

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    Morning to those that read my post and die-ary entries. Well last night I tried to cheer 2 people up. Maybe I did. Maybe I didn't. The boy seemed to spark to life when I gave him...
    lostunit lostunit 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 23

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    I am old now but feel like me from the inside looking out. I dropped out of the rat race 50 yrs ago and went my own way and have lived a very different and exciting life. I have...
    shamrock266 shamrock266 66-70, M 1 Response Sep 25

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    Life is really hard. I am learning this more and more. As you get older, life happens good or bad. Everyone has their own level of problems. I don't like the saying there are...
    estrellita75 estrellita75 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 26

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    Learning to breathe and let go are two of the hardest things I’ve forced myself to do every day it seems harder than the next to just take a moment and let go of my stress and...
    blackskys blackskys 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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    I love how people over the internet especially on experience project care so much. I really wish people cared in real life... Wish my life could be happy... I don't want a perfect...
    Amyyy000 Amyyy000 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    Unlike most people in my life, I grew up on the computer and from an early age, learned how to google things and signs, and talked to strangers online about personal matters. I...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 8