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I A Letter To Depression

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    I have battling with anxiety and depression now for around 18 months. I have just come off sertraline as it was making me tired through the day which ticked off my anxiety, so I...
    mjlay83 mjlay83 31-35, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I read this somewhere on the Internet and just think it's so accurate. "To me, depression is the days that I feel sad for no reason. Depression is the mornings that I don?t feel...
    js246 js246 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I have battled depression my whole life. I remember coming home from first grade and crying because everyone hated me. I started taking antidepressents at age 15 and have taken...
    Marseymo Marseymo 46-50, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    13 facts must be known if you love someone who fights depression 1. Depression is not a choice. Depression is one of the most helpless and frustrating experiences a person can...
    Fo2los Fo2los 18-21, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    The bouts of depression is like spasm. They come and they go. During the onset of depression, the attacks are mild and the interval between two attacks are huge. As the person...
    kasiyat kasiyat 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I promised that if I ever got better I would do something to help others in my situation. That was 34 years ago. I am just so happy to be well again. So much time has past that I...
    quickrush quickrush 51-55, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Id like to say that in spite of all my abuses and short comings I think I turned out okay. I wish a few things had turned out to be different, but they turned out how they turned...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    Living with depression is like seeing shadows instead of the real things and problems in life. They all seem bigger, scarier and darker than they actually are. The funny thing...
    asami13 asami13 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    My bf is battling depression. He failed a licensure exam few months ago that crushed him pretty bad. He cannot study and take it again due to his depression. He was given sleeping...
    OnlyCB OnlyCB 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Some people don't like the term "battle" but it is a apt description when dealing with M/D, and you are in it for the long haul. I was diagnosed with it long before " bipolar" was...
    Golondrinas Golondrinas 51-55, M 5 days ago

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    I, amazingly, woke up today with a huge, heavy, dark weight on my shoulders. I went from last night, whirring over the endless possibilities my life, relationship, future held for...
    Jessa3141 Jessa3141 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I found a letter that I wrote to my deceased SIL . Once upon a time we were close .....she had health issues ...long story ....anyway ...here is the letter I wrote her ...I have no...
    Chernobylplayground Chernobylplayground 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Dear Mom and Dad, sometimes I wish I had different parents. People who would have made me a better, hardworking person. I feel bad about blaming you for everything because I know I...
    clementinechasseur clementinechasseur 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    dear .........(sry ,i wont gonna mention his name )how are you now ? i am better now.after loosing you ,i wasnt in a situation to meet you again in the same place ! and after...
    gaziraisa gaziraisa 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I wrote a love letter in library. last week. I was riding motorbike, and the letter flew away. *mental breaker* DO YOU HOW MUCH EFFORT I DID FOR THE LETTER?! life is just nice like...
    inspirit05 inspirit05 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    yah, I've done that before! except i accidently send it, and the recipient was "not happy" to say the least! so, from now on, i shall vent on EP, instead. i dont want anymore...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 a week ago

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    So this is what I posted on my blog. Depression is too complex and hard to deal with so I'm not saying I have the cure here or anything like that, but reading this MIGHT help a...
    asami13 asami13 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 21

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    I found something today... Depression does not always mean Beautiful girls shattering at the wrists A glorified, heroic battle for your sanity Or mothers that never got the chance...
    crazihilary crazihilary 26-30, M 5 Responses Aug 20

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    I have been suffering from depression for quite some time, months or more. Pain has a lot to do with it, but so does circumstance. I am continually tired, and unable to function...
    Glennr67 Glennr67 46-50, M Aug 19

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    Sandboxx was created by a USMC Major General and allows you to send physical letters form the app to members of the military. There are currently over 3,500 service members who...
    SandboxxMilitaryApp SandboxxMilitaryApp 22-25 Aug 18

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    To you; To the girl he cheated with, I've never met you. But I know how you look like. I know how you sound like. I know the private exchanges you've written to him. I know you...
    ComplicatedWounded ComplicatedWounded 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I've enjoyed having pen pals since 1st grade when we got one in class. Recently, I've been exchanging letters with a friend from Girl Scouts. There are some more friends who I was...
    KitsuneNinja KitsuneNinja 16-17, F Aug 17

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    It first started for me in the 8th grade. It was a regular morning on a school day and I woke up dead tired, I could barley move. 40 minutes later I managed to stumble out of bed...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 16

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    How to tell if someone is suffering from depression: People without depression: I'm fine😀 People with depression: I'm fine😀
    PenelopePotter PenelopePotter 13-15, F Aug 15

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    What is depression? How does it feel like to be anxious and depressed? Let me explain what depression is and how it affects you and your daily life... In a nutshell, depression is...
    fuwhat fuwhat 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 14

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    Recently i've been feeling like depression is just eating me alive. I have dealt with depression since childhood, depression along with PTSD and anxiety, I got diagnosed at the age...
    roseofthedevilsgarden roseofthedevilsgarden 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    A great thing that heals depression is to let go of any unwanted thoughts, to change your thinking. Depression is caused by thoughts and beliefs, which are based on a limited...
    LoveIsWithinYou LoveIsWithinYou 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    I absolutely hate writing cover letters. It's mentally draining or maybe I'm just a weak thinker. Either way I don't seem to be getting very far with it and that sucks!
    NormalWeirdo NormalWeirdo 22-25, F Aug 13

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    Depression robs you of your will to live, it robs you of all the pleasures you had in life, your interests. It makes you forget all of your dreams and it makes you forget the...
    antisocialno4 antisocialno4 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    I'm 19 years old and I've had depression for about 5 years now. I'm not going to go into a huge long story about what started my depression and why it hasn't completely gone away...
    BabyKay07 BabyKay07 18-21, F Aug 12

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    Haha wow I never thought I'd see the depression groups again. I guess it's time to share what's been happening since I've been gone for so long. So let me start from the beginning...
    evie2001 evie2001 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    August 11, 1943 My Dearest Sarah, Thoughts of you filled my heart today. Even the smell of desolation and despair couldn't block your perfume. I keep your letters close to my...
    SubSided SubSided 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    If you were to meet me, you'd receive a smile, laughter, some funny jokes, and a feeling of positivity. But deep down inside, I hurt. Deeply. And you'd be none the wiser. I'm a...
    imjonny imjonny 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 11

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    My birth parents gave me up when I was a baby. I was adopted by loving parents but my dad who I was closest with died a few years ago. My birth parents had died before that but I...
    Kat358 Kat358 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I hate waking up every day seeing what depression has done to me. The cuts on my body show how stupid I was to think that it would help my depression when really it made it worse
    XxJeannaxX XxJeannaxX 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    it sucks..everything negative things happening to me right now is because of my poor decision..I intend to make decisions when my depression stike and anxiety attack. . I feel...
    sadwife82 sadwife82 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Maybe depression is like insanity. Does an insane person know their insane? Does a depressed person know their depressed? I had I recent visit with my doctor and while I was there...
    lostfollower lostfollower 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    So about a year ago i started this pill for my acne i didnt have a big problem but it bother me a little and some people judged me the doctor that give it me said that because its...
    Joannaa21 Joannaa21 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    Depression is difficult. I don't understand how some people don't deal with depression. I'm envious of them.
    coolestdweebyahknow coolestdweebyahknow 22-25, F Aug 7

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    I tend to write my feelings on my phone as little letters to my friends about my feelings for them, but I never told them about it or sent them my message. I think it's because...
    MsFuzzWuzzOreoCat MsFuzzWuzzOreoCat 13-15, F Aug 7

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    Dear God, I am here to write a letter to you because I need to. My mind has been blown away lately by some changes and I keep wondering what are these ? distractions? delusions...