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    I was a silly and weak girl when I was a kid in school..Bc my home is not big or good..My parents both have normal job ! I also got bullied in school ! I think I am a poor girl...
    Farmerwork Farmerwork 22-25, F Apr 13

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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 4 hrs ago

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    i have honestly been suffering from depression and anxiety since i was 4. horrible i know. i grew up at 7, i was forced. i never got to be kid. i was discussing budgets and bills...
    butterflykisses11 butterflykisses11 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Wake up with suicide on my mind, pop some pills to dull the thoughts, put on the fake smile and go to school, hide my thoughts and seem okay, get home and cry. Cry my bottled up...
    dylanh9717 dylanh9717 16-17, M 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    so i battle depression and i had who i thought was my friend tell me at least i dont have suicidal thoughts in a real ****** up way. i just can't understand why would you say that...
    ledsteven95 ledsteven95 18-21, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Depression is real. Depression attacks our spirit and steals our joy in life. Just getting up or getting dressed in the morning is drudgery. We sleep to avoid the pain of living...
    Jdsuriano Jdsuriano 31-35 1 Response Apr 14

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    My Point of ViewFor the last 20 years or more I have lived my life as a woman, dealing with all the BS here around Albany GA. and for the most part I have dealt with it alone.I...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 3 Responses Apr 22

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    My life continues to spiral out of control. I think I have life starting to turn around and then it hits me with a harder blow. Each time it's getting harder to get up and keep...
    Madamoiselle1 Madamoiselle1 16-17, F a week ago

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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 3 days ago

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    Well I remember my mother catching is on our way out the door and made us eat breakfast and had a lunch packed at 8:00 am we wouldn't get home untill dark or after cause we were...
    samara11besc samara11besc 51-55 6 hrs ago

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    I'm losing the battle & war. I feel like one of these days I will end up taking my life.
    timg101 timg101 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 12

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    Battle los angeles. How sad is it. That i want alien attack. To unite us. No more racism. No more religion battles. No more gay bashing. No more wealth versus poor...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 16

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    I do not strive to be better then you, only better then myself. We each fight our own battles in this world of ours. Some have greater ones then others, yet they are the same in...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 1 Response Apr 17

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    I have been overwhelmed with stress, fatigue snd severe depression. The girl i am in love with, the one who is my best friend and i can talk to about everything dropped me like i...
    wspd1993 wspd1993 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 24

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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 5 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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    Manhattan Declaration partners with a faith-based organization dedicated to the promotion of a Christian worldview to offer exclusive opportunities to our signers or promote...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M Apr 9

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    I wish I could go back in time and tell my 13-21 years old self that everything is going to be ok, don't give up, it's for sure going to be better. You know, back then there's no...
    Tealismyname Tealismyname 26-30 3 Responses Apr 23

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    It hurts to be hurting and no one seems to care or even notice. It is like im behind a glass wall screaming for help and eveyone just walks by. I have to battle this fight on my...
    Shyness03 Shyness03 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    I haven't been able to write as of late, though I'm not completely sure why. Perhaps it has lost it's purpose, whatever that purpose used to be. It's funny how life and death are...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 3 Responses Apr 18

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    my battle against depression is already won . Guess who won. I can say that the battle is lost for me
    AttitudeJulie AttitudeJulie 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 18

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    What's really weird is that I read these posts on suicide forums and depression forums, of people who are in very dark places in their life. But they all have a similarity which is...
    Isolating Isolating 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 18

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    He is with me every single day. Every morning I wake up and the monster is there. Every evening I go to bed and, still, he is with me. He stays quiet most days, maybe a low...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 8 Responses Apr 23

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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 5 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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    I sometimes feel useless in life. I sometimes see no future and just want to die. Then I remember what my purpose is. I'm a human being. I am here in life to make other peoples...
    OmNimnom OmNimnom 13-15, M 3 Responses Apr 13

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    I make such horrible impulsive decisions.. I've succeeded at ruining my life because of these decisions.. I feel so alone, jus wish I didn't have to live life anymore... I'm so...
    N1n74 N1n74 22-25, F Apr 15

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    When I was four years old, I developed depression issues due to the fact that I was treated like my life meant nothing and because I was physically abused. Then, when I was 11, I...
    TheKatAttack TheKatAttack 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 19

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    I find it really hard to accept I am depressed, and even saying that I doubt myself. My mum is certain that I am, and when I tell people about my life I realise that it makes a lot...
    GeorgiePeg GeorgiePeg 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 19

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    I don't suffer from depression, but I met somebody on ep last year who does, and whose life has been dominated by it since early childhood. We conversed for around nine months...
    KitFornay KitFornay 51-55, M Apr 22

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    When I was young, I was a happy child that wanted to grow up really badly, now I see how age can change your life in many terrible ways. My mother is extremely strict and all my...
    HermioneGlasse HermioneGlasse 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 23

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    With out pain in my life where would I be? As we get older and the pain gets worst, sometimes we may feel that dying would be a better choice. I have found if one just sits around...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T Apr 26

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    I don't want to be me anymore. I wish I could reset my whole life and re-make myself. I trapped myself inside this shell that I can't ever seem to break. I hate watching life go...
    Decade91 Decade91 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 27

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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 5 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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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 9 hrs ago

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    Making mistakes is very easy especially if you are feeling like your life is out of your control. I have learned the hard way that it is sometimes better to live with the pain...
    amazingdahlia amazingdahlia 41-45, F 5 hrs ago

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    Just started counseling and I have to say that it's improving my mental state already. I'm not a monster and even though the things I've done haunt me I've learned that it...
    Niavati23 Niavati23 18-21, F 5 hrs ago