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    Depression is feeling like you don’t want to feel anything anymore. Depression is when you know you shouldn’t feel things that they all judge and deplore. Depression is having...
    IBattleDepressionPleaseHelp IBattleDepressionPleaseHelp 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    I'm a 26 year old female who's health anxiety/hypochondria is ruining my life. When I was in college, it was infrequent and small issues. I'd become CONVINCED I had head lice out...
    SNHigginsss SNHigginsss 22-25, F 17 hrs ago

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    I know I battle depression everyday. I have been for some the now. It all slowly started when we found out my son had autism, I was about six month pregnant with our daughter. that...
    sexygirl81 sexygirl81 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I feel like the universe is trying to tell me something. I'm 21 years old man. I have recently finished college. I feel like my life has no meaning to me. I'm very confident person...
    momolegend momolegend 18-21, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    It seems that all my life someone has been taking away from me. I never had much of a life anyway because people like my mom and others have felt the need to destroy what I had. I...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    If there were ever a failure, it is me. I am 19 years old and still need 2 credits to graduate. I am set up for ADULT high school. I am currently the assistant manager of a...
    perrytctctc perrytctctc 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Everyday of my life... i battle depression. Ive beaten it once but only a few know that it has been with me passed that. Its a struggle to stay happy but with my mind that is never...
    InfiniteZero InfiniteZero 13-15, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I battle depression. I’m not crazy. I’m not dumb. I don’t want to die, but I often feel like I want to take my own life. I am not dangerous to anyone but myself. I don’t...
    mrsabri mrsabri 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I hate the feeling.. like I'm hallow inside. for years now I've battled it, but it always seems to win. balancing extreme anxiety, school, work, & life is just too much for for me...
    KatelynnRae98 KatelynnRae98 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Why? Because I am a mom and a wife. Imagine waking up to a toddler everyday who you are desperately trying to convince to eat but they scream at you and spit food out that you...
    MonsterMonster MonsterMonster 22-25 1 Response a week ago

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    G'day all.....Im curious... Would love to hear how others manage their depression?? What steps do you take to improve life and living with depression???? The word depression...
    Redridinghood69 Redridinghood69 51-55, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    It's been a long run already since i experience this. Before when i thought of depressed people , i would say why they had the hard time to get out of that phase of their life...
    Pisces1991 Pisces1991 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I have read this article online and thought it might help somebody. I myself suffer from this amazing thing called depression and I feel that I am not safe and not comfortable with...
    listenup listenup 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    So for a week or so. Ive been doing my best to overcome depression, neglecting all the negative aspects in your life as in how worthless you are, what a useless trash bag you have...
    Sublevarse Sublevarse 18-21, M 5 Responses Jun 24

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    Today is a lot better just a lil more feeling to numb some of these thoughts it sucks having depression but I will seek positive be happy I'm blessed with a family who loves me as...
    robertl30 robertl30 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    I dont normally like to tell my lifes story on websites like this, (because i dont want to sound as pathetic as i actually am, seem into myself or whatever) and its going to be a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jun 24

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    How should this thing called life playout.... What others see as a piece of cake is'nt as easy at least not for me! 25 Alone no determination whatsoever Just existing And...
    leiyah leiyah 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    i try to count my blessings and not complain..because i know theres people that have it a lot worse. but i really just feel like..MY LIFE SUCKS! i go to a stressful job everyday...
    welcome2myworld welcome2myworld 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 24

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    I'm diagnosed with bipolar disorder and adhd. I am not on meds nor involved I therapy. I refer to handle things on my own. But the struggle is real I feel like if I just had a...
    kat0514 kat0514 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    Okay so I have a lot of problems with my life and I'm not sure how to go about this. for starters I was abused since I was little and that will never leave my head I'd say what...
    tyguy4life tyguy4life 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I have to say that I am taking med I have a hard time cope with life I jest can't wait till I can get off work and get to the gym but I feel it it follows me like a failure it's...
    fordguy98 fordguy98 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 23

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    I really want all the people who are different races to know how hard it is to be black. You dont know how lucky you are you dont have to go through your life being black. Being...
    ihatebeingblack44 ihatebeingblack44 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 23

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    As soon as I walk through the door of my house, right then and there my whole body is consumed with anxiety. I feel like I have always felt this way but I'm just now really...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    Why can't I give up? Why do I have to go on? Why do I have to live? Laying here. Why can't I just die? Go away, but no matter where I am, I'm trapped. I'm trapped in a world...
    OKPunk OKPunk 18-21, M Jun 22

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    I've decided that I'm turning my phone off tomorrow, and take time for myself for the day. I plan on doing this atleast once a day every week. It really helps me get back in the...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 21

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    "You look like someone who has a particularly tragic life story . you're beautiful but very sad.... " I broke up around a month ago and my friend has been trying to make me more...
    aya10 aya10 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    and it's time to return back to the hell to which I came from... I was happy with my friend and family here. but life is no movies or story book where the character lives happily...
    lostunit lostunit 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    I used to dream of you. you where the reason of my fights, since you are with him, what am I supposed to do know, I gave up on life, I wish both of us could have been together...
    psychopuppet23 psychopuppet23 18-21, M Jun 20

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    I started psychiatry today. Only now, out of my entire life has my parents decided to get me help. My mother still believes I'm being dramatic, my father doesn't care. I am a...
    vanstable123 vanstable123 16-17, M 3 Responses Jun 19

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    Long story about a few of my experiences: Towards the end of high school I started to feel pretty disappointed about how school life had turned out for me. In middle school I was...
    Finlo Finlo 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 19

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    life hasn't been so good since the start of 2015. Grandma passed away, I was miserable on my 21st and not to mention all the backstabbing and rumours. I've left behind all the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 19

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    The need to attach myself to something or someone stems from overwhelming issues. How do you cure something that doesn't clinically manifest itself physically ? I battle demons on...
    PoutingEnigma PoutingEnigma 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    The Battle of D&A....A roller coaster ride and not a fun one! I don't wish this battle on anyone! I don't. But maybe just for one day. I think that goes for everyone who struggles...
    2bMeAgain 2bMeAgain 41-45 Jun 18

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    An entry from my diary thing..: "Dear diary, im truly and indescribably a mess right now. Im drowning, in self hate, sadness and tears. I dont like my life, im tired. Tired of all...
    happysoul167 happysoul167 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 18

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    Just been getting so frustrated. Others around me just wanting to control my life and how I should raise my children. It just seems as though others don't have faith in me or they...
    brknsilence79 brknsilence79 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 18

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    It may be a group of individuals or an individual cause you to feel like you don't want to see another day. They constantly compare you to someone else. You are ugly. You can't do...
    Hamhavi Hamhavi 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    Days of endless struggle More hopeful pills today Trying to appear 'normal' In some sort of way. It seems that the struggle Is always here with me And I wouldn't be here now If...
    Mrunderstood Mrunderstood 26-30, M 3 Responses Jun 17

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    For the all the people out there who happen to be lonely af, worthless af, ******* arsed by each and every single one they ever cared about out there because they care too damn...
    Sublevarse Sublevarse 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 17

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    I feel like I’ve lost every part of myself. I feel like I’m made up of dreams and nothing else. I don’t know why I’m still breathing– I don’t recognize myself. I was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 15

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    The battle rages on. I feel like I've got a great hold on depression now and will never slip down those dark thoughts but at the same time I feel there are some battles I can't win...
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 14

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    I've battled with depression for 4 years and like many others here I've contemplated and attempted suicide. Very few things make me smile or laugh it's hard to be happy when life...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 14

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