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I A Battle of Life

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    I don't feel "real" anymore. I am a observer living above myself, watching myself go through the motions and actions of life without actually living in the moment. I am just...
    spacedoutt spacedoutt 18-21, M 5 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    It's funny how your perspective of the world changes going from this immense pressure and negativity to feeling so surreal empty and worthless. Most people when they look at my...
    pyroguy80 pyroguy80 31-35, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I feel so lost in my life right now...nothing makes sense to me. I feel lonely and sad every single day. No one is there to help me or just talk to me a little, it's just me and...
    Eskhol Eskhol 18-21, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Ok I think this is how this is going to go down my life and what is to happen , one ) starting now I'm going to have one more mental Break down that will lead me in two to spots...
    dethwerewolf1993 dethwerewolf1993 18-21, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I am surely going to reach a point where I will just breakdown. My family life is destroyed. We don't even talk to each other anymore. There was a time when mom and dad had huge...
    NtshaK NtshaK 18-21, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I'm not really sad anymore. I'm more so just tired of fighting. All I can think of is how the time it would take my loved ones to come to terms with my absence would be a lot less...
    Loops29 Loops29 18-21, F 6 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Update from the last experience: I had my hospital interview Monday after school. And after two hours, they decided to admit me into the inpatient program. Basically I'm there from...
    allidoisread allidoisread 13-15, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Remember beautiful people, despite your complete lack of motivation, you CAN minimise your emotional pain. Dont lay in bed wishing your life would end already, i know how much you...
    urlaame urlaame 18-21, F 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    ( this might be long but I hope it's worth your time) : I can't sleep at night, I always have anxiety attacks and depression. I feel like I see in black and white and the world is...
    feir123002 feir123002 13-15, M 5 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Sky Williams - Hangman In life, each interaction is like a game of Hangman. We only get one sheet of paper. And you never know when your hurtful words can be their last letter.
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 22-25, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I find it amusing hearing everyone ***** and complain about life on here, I sympathize with them, but I also want to tell them to suck it up and quit their wining. I want to post a...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    Depression. We feed our minds that we can not do things, that there is no solution for the problem. We think that we are not worth the effort, not worthy of anything. Our...
    TheChosenOne32 TheChosenOne32 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 11

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    I'm not sure where to even start with this. I few days ago, I reconnected with someone I once had feelings for. She told me she's been through a lot, such as breaking of an...
    CloudStrife CloudStrife 22-25, M 5 Responses Sep 5

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    This battle is exhausting and after years of therapy for anxiety and panic disorders, I still feel helpless. I had my first severe hypochondriac episode when I was a senior in...
    flannelskin flannelskin 18-21, F Aug 20

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    I have battled depression almost my entire life, 52 years. In 2000 I was put on the first anti-depressant that actually worked and it changed my life. I still have some really bad...
    littlestbell littlestbell 51-55, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    Personal Lesson #2: "Ultimately, it is up to me to scratch and climb and claw my way out of this hole." (These are lessons I've learned that have helped me through. I'm not a...
    gwyon gwyon 51-55 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Depression is not something to mess with. Some people have to take meds and have to face the harsh part of life first to reach the happy side of life. Laughing at this is not...
    HayellsDorion HayellsDorion 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    i can remember the day i first experienced severe depression very clearly . i was 10 years old . being mixed race , i did not belong with any group (im latina and filipina) . noone...
    Chulazon Chulazon 31-35, F Aug 20

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    I had tremendous dysfunction in my childhood. My father died before I was born at age 39, and my mother never recovered from his death, struggling with addictions and mental...
    lbworley lbworley 56-60, F Aug 27

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    Hello Friends, New and Old. It's been a long, LONG while. It's probably because..can you believe it? I don't battle depression anymore. Depressing thoughts once in a while, but...
    transienthope transienthope 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I've wrote quite a few posts about this but i have battled depression from when i was a very young kid (not sure what exact age but i was under 10), my mums trying to make my life...
    ymasxatl ymasxatl 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I have noticed that my depression has gone away because I'm feeling happy, and talking to people more often. I'm not stuck in my bed wondering what ifs bad or good. I am actually...
    OutOfTheOrdinary OutOfTheOrdinary 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I feel trapped. I live in torment. I torment myself with what I should be doing, how I should feel, and constantly remind myself of how much I don't do or feel in the ways that I...
    misscoffee misscoffee 22-25, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Dying While Giving Birth In my most recent past life I was a mother of four, when I gave birth to my youngest I died of infection in the hospital. In this lifetime my father is a...
    Futuete Futuete 46-50, F 5 hrs ago

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    Every day.. I struggle.. Some days are easier than others... I battle many things.. Depression.. Self esteem.... Shyness... Being honest and open.. And more... Im trying to not be...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 21

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    I am a warrior This is a story that I've never told. I've got to get this off my chest to let it go. I need to take back the light inside you stole. You're a criminal and you...
    RsBrat RsBrat 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Well, I first got depression when i was about 13 or so, maybe before that, and i am now 18, and it went away once or twice, at least it thought it did, and recently i thought i was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 22

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    After my last suicide attempt, I have decided to live. It's not easy. I feel like I have death inside of me 24/7. My chest feels like it's going to explode. All I can say is, "Get...
    AirmanAcesGirl AirmanAcesGirl 31-35, F 8 Responses Aug 28

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    Do you know why I battle depression? Because I have a chemical imbalance in my brain. Nothing ******* happened. Quit along why I'm depressed. You're dog died and now you're sad...
    nudgette nudgette 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    Since age four my life has been messed up. when I was four was when my biological father molested me. I can remember the first thing he did and what house we were in. It didn't...
    Ghostartist Ghostartist 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    I have battled depression all my life not feeling accepted not only by others but by my parents. It got really bad as I got older and had several car accidents and neck surgeries...
    bkconslt bkconslt 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    I don't battle it anymore. I no longer fight it.... I'm worn out and have too many scars. I'm exhausted from the fight...tired of trying to fend it off. I now embrace the hurt...
    shakenama shakenama 41-45, M Sep 6

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    ive battled depression for about a few years now. and lately I dont know what to do with myself. I blame it on my molestation but I know im going to have to deal with that all my...
    kindasadtbh kindasadtbh 13-15, F 6 Responses Sep 6

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    I am 38 years old and have battled depression since childhood. I don't believe it is curable or treatable and I don't know why I have to live like this. I have Asperger's Syndrome...
    juneoct juneoct 36-40, F 8 Responses Sep 7

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    HELP! In my life, I have traveled around the world, I have seen more than most of you will ever see. I have done things that most of you will never do. Some have been bad and...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 1 Response Aug 19

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    This isn't my story, this is a "rant" you could say. There have been alot of stories about what "real depression" is and what it is not. Teenagers without any "real problems" that...
    JustBreathe4J JustBreathe4J 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 29

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    September 4. Finding Direction. "I used to spend so much time reacting and responding to everyone else that my life had no direction. Other people's lives, problems, and wants set...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Sep 4

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    Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken is a true story about horse diving and living with the handicap of blindness. The Color Of Friendship is a true story about racism in different...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Sep 10

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    I actually have gotten a lot better than I was, so this is more of "I Battled Depression". Incidentally, why do they say "Battling depression"? Can you really battle something you...
    SuspendYourDisbelief SuspendYourDisbelief 13-15 a week ago

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    I'm fighting an on going battle in life. My struggle is long, hard, and hopefully worth it. My whole life I have always had a bad habit of befriending the wrong people. I've always...
    XxNewlifexX XxNewlifexX 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I had another story up on here about when I was molested, but then decided if I am going to make a habit of posting my life stories on here, that story is not the one I want to be...
    Shellback1992 Shellback1992 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 19

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    There is a very well known norwegian song writer who wrote this song in norwegian, and I tried to translate it as good as I could. The song has a special meaning to me and it...
    Themil Themil 18-21, M Aug 23

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    Why do people tell me to cheer up? Like I can just blink my eyes and pray to cure my depression. I can't that just wish away being raped, can I? I tried, I honestly did. Look where...
    Oldwounds Oldwounds 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 23

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    I have suffered with depression an anxiety for the better part of my life. I grew up with a mentally ill mother. I know what it's like to be suicidal, to have a plan to end it all...
    married1987 married1987 41-45, F Aug 24

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    Why is that when I see others living their lives, traveling, having fun I get so sad? I believe its because I desire that lifestyle but what I realized is that those people aren't...
    krick771 krick771 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 29

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    The day is ending and what can I say? I don't feel much better, honestly. I'm still fearful, sad and feeling the injustice over my family. I'm still trying to understand God wishes...
    Fernandotavares Fernandotavares 22-25, M Sep 4

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    I think one of the hardest things I have to deal with is that no one takes me seriously when I try to discuss my suicidal and/or depressive thoughts, tendencies, and habits. My...
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 7