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I A Battle of Life

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    I always thought that if i killed myself it would be a burden for my family because they would have to pay for the burial and i know they can't afford it. Then i thought if i tried...
    toughlov3 toughlov3 18-21, M 58 mins ago

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      Malcolm X Gandhi Steve Jobs I look up to people like that Martin used the media to his advantage... To help fight for civil rights Gandhi was able to influence a nation...
    LeahLoveeU LeahLoveeU 13-15, F 3 Responses May 19

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    What is Life? Life is complex Life is beautiful It's beautiful Life is rich and amazing Life was given to us by God Life is limited So why waste time? Each and everyday is a...
    LeahLoveeU LeahLoveeU 13-15, F 2 Responses May 14

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    Tonight is just one of those nights where I'm just over it. Over people, over stress, and over life in general. There isn't even a particular reason why I feel this way. It's just...
    larosenoire larosenoire 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    I battle with depression everyday and used to self harm (also had an eating disorder at one point) it was not until I decided I needed help that I chose to talk to someone. At...
    Imjusthereforadvice Imjusthereforadvice 16-17, F May 20

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    I have an unwilling battle with depression from time to time. Life seems so unbeatable and hopeless just because of the stress which accumulates. At the same time being alone and...
    lonelysoul1088 lonelysoul1088 26-30, M May 17

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    It's hard to battle depression when my support system fell apart. I have no one in my life that understands what I go through each day. My husband doesn't help as he is the biggest...
    LookWhosAwesome LookWhosAwesome 26-30, F 2 Responses May 19

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    I have been an independent young person since 13. I had to start working early and pay my part for rent and other bills. My parents don't live with me so I had to do everything. Of...
    Galatziaa Galatziaa 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    I have lived with a man for 11 years and only now do I see he was suffering from mild depression and anxiety for a good portion of it. He has always been a very stoic person who...
    marydd marydd 31-35, F 1 Response May 2

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    This may be the anti-depressants kicking back in but augh, I've really been struggling this week with both mental and physical things, but i just find, no matter how much it hurts...
    Zexias96 Zexias96 18-21, M May 15

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    I think I'm pretty good at hiding it in public, even around most of my friends, but on the inside it's a constant battle. I don't see why people like me and I don't see a purpose...
    TyranFarted TyranFarted 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    A few years ago I was diagnosed with severe depression. It was so hard to come to terms with the fact I had a mental illness which I was struggling to control. It was controlling...
    danyellelakin danyellelakin 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Hello everyone i usually dont do these things but i feel like i cant talk to anyone in my life anymore, about what is going on with me. I am 21 years old and ive been fighting...
    sanchezjessica sanchezjessica 18-21 2 Responses May 17

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    A walk in the park now and then can help tackle depression: Sleeping too much. Feeling lazy all the time. Sapped of energy to do the daily routine.Nothing ever seems to go right...
    IamnotCharlieSheen IamnotCharlieSheen 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    There is a great deal on the web for suicide prevention, but nothing for my situation. I'm on meds. I have a good therapist that I see regularly. I'm in a god marriage. I'm...
    AloneAndSeparate AloneAndSeparate 51-55, F 1 Response May 10

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    Well, all things come to an end..dont they? Nothing stays the same.. the feelings, the emotions, the screenshots, the songs, the little things that you did....all will soon reach...
    TheLeftBehind TheLeftBehind 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I was diagnosed with bi-polar disorder after having a nervous breakdown last day senior yr high school. Missed grad&spent whole summer in my bedroom. Ashamed,confused as I was...
    Sugasug Sugasug 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I suffered depression for about 2 years, which according to my doctor was about normal. I still battle anxiety on the whole but I think it will get easier. My battle with...
    MayaKing MayaKing 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    Anyone who has worked in a bank, or any private company, for that matter, knows how work can take on a big toll on one's life and health. A five-day-a-week, eight-hour-a-day work...
    bettyatravis bettyatravis 22-25, F May 1

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    I feel like even if I tried to explain no one would even understand (at least no one that I know now) I'm so sensitive to people's energies. I feel like I see right through them...
    strawberryletter22 strawberryletter22 18-21, F 1 Response May 2

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    6 weeks. That's how long I lasted as the "new and improved me". I can't do this. It's just a battle of who can get rid of you the quickest. Who can make you think they're different...
    Smithsfan Smithsfan 18-21, F 1 Response May 8

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    I feel so unworthy of life, because I am not who I want to be. I have depression but the majority of the time I am not massively uncomfortable. And yet I have no social life, no...
    GeorgiePeg GeorgiePeg 13-15, F 1 Response May 13

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    As someone that deals with depression on a daily basis I feel that by writing about it, it makes me feel better and it also allows me to share what I feel with you. Sometimes I can...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 1 Response May 22

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    Depression has been there all my life. I'm manic depressed and have been told I will probably have to deal with it the rest of my life. Someday a it stays in the shadows and I...
    Meadowruelover Meadowruelover 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I don't really know how to feel about it in starting to feel very numb and meaningless to people, I know it sounds very cliche but I feel like I just exist really... Now don't get...
    questionhearts2 questionhearts2 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    I was reading down through the entries and reading the ages of the posters. Most were in the area of roughly 14 to 21 though with some exceptions. I was trying to think back to...
    subotaicataloger subotaicataloger 41-45, M May 3

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    I don't know what happened, I had a great day yesterday with my family, then a great morning and breakfast, but then it just crept slowly back into heart, the darkness, the same...
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F 2 Responses May 3

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    i cant do anything right. my whole life i have not been able to gain weight or absorb fat in my body. ive been bullied so much thats my life. i hate how i look. im a stick. and i...
    ineedhelp122 ineedhelp122 18-21, F 4 Responses May 4

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    All my dad's family are toxic. I am not sure why but in the end it only makes me sad that they live like this. It's all they know, to be filled with such limited experiences and...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 1 Response May 5

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    Depression, fear, and failure has been my worst enemy. I'm my own worst enemy. I could think and dream about all the great things about what life could be like, but I sell myself...
    RichiNatural97 RichiNatural97 70+, M 1 Response May 6

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    Today is Mother's Day... Should I say my story? Might as well. My mom remarried because my real father was a drug addict, he also abused me and my brothers. My mom sent me and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 10

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    I am a transgendered Christian woman, but I exist as a woman in secret. And I don't mean that I wear dresses in secret. What I mean is what everyone sees me as is not who I am at...
    Jessica7777 Jessica7777 41-45, T May 16

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    You know what frightens me more than anything? Learning how to cope with my agoraphobia (still don't understand how I can go from being frontline talking to 100's of people a day...
    airisfleeting airisfleeting 22-25, M 1 Response May 17

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    I haven't written in a while. Possibly because I have been trying to not feel lately. I ache. My heart aches. My body aches. My head aches. My soul and life just aches. I want...
    cutecrazy05 cutecrazy05 22-25 1 Response May 17

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    I don't know how to express this feeling. It's been happening for a very long time. I've been depressed for my whole life, and this feeling has only risen now. It's almost...it's...
    vanstable123 vanstable123 13-15, M 4 Responses May 20

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    MY LAST BREATH I TAKE! God , please forgive for all my sins, My heart is heavy as it comes to an end. You always been there for me, Now it is my turn to be there for thee. You...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 1 Response a week ago

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    I feel like depression effects me so much more, on a day to day basis then the other people around me with it. I mean, I can't hardly talk to other people without kicking myself...
    GeorgiePeg GeorgiePeg 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    hey peeps, I've had a pretty rough life (but who hasn't). People are constantly bullying me at school, I've tried suicide, and Once in a while I still think about it. I just feel...
    havingfun89 havingfun89 16-17, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am not a simple person to understand. What you see on the surface is just a facade, masking my true self. The real person trapped inside of me is sitting in the corner of a dark...
    JonnySlackMallon JonnySlackMallon 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    For the longest time I've been the protector of my siblings. I am the oldest in the family so I've made sure that everything I do is with a purpose. Never would I bring friends...
    mar0436 mar0436 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    How do you fight the feelings that I'm a failure in life? I'm tired of feeling like everyone is laughing at me for all I do wrong and that everything bad that happens is my fault...
    odessa94 odessa94 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30

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