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I A Letter To Depression

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 3 People

    I have issues with anxiety and depression. I feel so lost and frustrated. I want to spend time together with my love but I want to spend time alone and I want to not feel second to...
    jennadacat jennadacat 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    My life is a swirling mix of emotions and personalities, battling for control of my mind, it's hectic and sometimes I just give up and just totally become an empty shell, living...
    HatredIncarnated HatredIncarnated 13-15, M 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I found a cure for depression. Play Metallica songs at very loud volumes. I felt like **** today. Played Metallica for about 2 hours and I feel great.
    Jackson2222 Jackson2222 26-30, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Being ******* depressed and having no one to talk to is the absolute worst. And anyone I try to, they don't get it and all give me the same, generic advice. Depression is not a...
    TheLadyYves TheLadyYves 18-21, F 5 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Not only do I know what depression can do to the person who has it but I know exactly how it can destroy a marriage. Having had unresolved depression for many years, my husband...
    Alleygirltoo Alleygirltoo 41-45, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Part of the reason I have been able to overcome this recent battle with depression is being on here, seeing that I am not alone, resisting the urge to isolate, seeing so many...
    NatalieR13 NatalieR13 31-35, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hand written letters are a thing of the past nowadays. People use text, email & other forms of communication. I've always loved writing letters and still do. I write my Dad every...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002 46-50, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    handwritten letters are times less
    MadlynBeau MadlynBeau 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I am me. Or depressed.Or alone. Or whatever society wants to call me. But the truth is I am all those things. So by just saying I am me, I say thousands of words in two letters...
    chasingmylife chasingmylife 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I started taking medication for my depression about 8 years ago, though I suffered from it for at least 10 years prior to that. I would try a medicine, slowly have it upped and...
    Ikid Ikid 22-25 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Depression Fighting to live is a serious thing. Sometimes I wish it was alcoholism because then your depression would be numbed. I have been going through what I call a tunnel of...
    milizbeth milizbeth 46-50, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Dear me, I've always loved you. Sometimes I look at you in the mirror. There's not enough words I can use to describe how damn sexy you really are. some people will hate u but...
    TripTank TripTank 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    What if you’ve died…?Dear myI don’t really know how to call you, but I think you know what I mean…That day when I have heard you could have died my heart...
    Estranea Estranea 22-25, F Feb 3

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    I did the depression anxiety and stress test and I got 32/24/32 which is extremely severe (depression) extremely severe (anxiety) and only severe stress. Extremely mean it can't...
    SadlySafe SadlySafe 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    I really think the exercising is making a huge difference in my mood, and I am finally overcoming my seasonal depression this year! The image above shows a spreadsheet summarizing...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 2

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      Nothing like getting a hand written letter from the one who loves you... you´re getting his time, his devotion, his true feelings.
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    I'm trying to play it cool, and my friend told me to too. I could easily tell you how I feel over facebook msgr just as easily, because we've been that way for the past few months...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F Feb 2

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    Is it a mystery why "I Battle Depression" is like the most popular thing on here? For my fellow Depressees... I hope this can be a light in your dark tunnel... Or maybe this is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 1

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    An open letter to myself for when I am ready to recover: Strange how the urge to start a new life creates incentive to end the current. It is not humanity that makes the world seem...
    Myplethora Myplethora 22-25, F Feb 1

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    I find in my own depression over time there were roughly three or four distinct stages of depression, and different things worked or did not work depending on which stage I was in...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    I have been struggling with depression my whole life. Even as a child I was unhappy, lonely and I hated my life. When I was 16 years old my dad committed suicide and the pain was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 29

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    My husband and I have had a terribly rocky last three years together. He's cycled, going from adoring me to blaming me; he's begged me to stay and he's insisted I leave. He's...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F Jan 29

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    I thought I'd grow out of it by now, but I've gotten better at controlling it. I can get away through a good movie, relatable music, art, going out, etc. depression is for me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 28

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    WHY cant anyone be aware of suicide and depression??? It is such a serious concept. Millions and millions of people suffer from depression, its horrible! It feels like you are...
    thechocolatemaniac thechocolatemaniac 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I HAVE MADE IT! I was feeling depressed lately because of my health and not being able to do anything for myself anymore. I can't even get in and out of the bathtub to get a bath...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 2 Responses Jan 28

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    People think Depression is sadness and crying but people are wrong Depression is the constant feeling of being numb being numb to emotions being numb to life you wake up in the...
    SophieSophLJ SophieSophLJ 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 28

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    More than one love letter to my Twin Flame. Written traditionally with pen and paper and are in the envelope. There is no other man, who I picture to see my future husband to be...
    DragonSheep DragonSheep 22-25, F Jan 28

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    I believe handwritten letters come from the heart. However I am to the age where I must start typing them so others can read them. A letter that someone takes the time to think...
    Christine5377 Christine5377 61-65 Jan 27

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    Okay so thought of another thing apologies for being annoying in advance but is it just me or is keeping up a conversation when your Depressed extremely difficult because i can...
    SophieSophLJ SophieSophLJ 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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    I get really worried that i post in this group too much but i don't know where else to go most of the time Anyway i just posted about this topic in the Anxiety group but this is...
    SophieSophLJ SophieSophLJ 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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    I actually still have the letter in my drawer. I wrote it with a red pen , because well, it was a love letter lol. Obviously i never sent it but it's nice to read over it again. It...
    SugarPlumDreams SugarPlumDreams 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    Depression sucks, right now I'm wading through a bought of depression/anxiety. Literally one moment I feel fine, the next moment my chest is wrenching with anxiety. I know the...
    RobertE22 RobertE22 31-35 Jan 27

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    Depression comes and goes but it is always there You can hide from depression by being a fake But it always comes out when least expected Time is always on your side But...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    The most common misunderstanding about depression is that you constantly need something bad In your life to be depressed, depression doesn't necessarily work like that. Anything...
    bflyboo14 bflyboo14 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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    And here I thought I was finally over my depression but noooo winter just had to come. I've been diagnosed with S.A.D (seasonal affective disorder) but I used to have major...
    jess965 jess965 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    I wish suicide didn't make sense, but it seems to be the only answer I have to existential depression. I'm not unhappy with who I am, where I am in life, or any personal reasons...
    CynicalHippie CynicalHippie 18-21, M 5 Responses Jan 25

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    Most people who don't have anxiety or depression don't get it. They don't understand what you mean when you say you cry for no reason. They think you're just emotional. They don...
    MissQueenB MissQueenB 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    And I hide it with a smile every day. My mom is the only one that knows about what's going on. She battles depression as well so we can always relate to each other. Other than her...
    relatetokate relatetokate 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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    I'm well aware that i'm going to spend the rest of my life suffering with depression. As bad as it's been at times, it's thought me a lot of valuable life lessons. From it I've...
    Ottway23 Ottway23 22-25 2 Responses Jan 23

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    Dear Friends, Yes, i am funny. I made you laugh. I smile. I can be stupid and an idiot. I can be loyal, kind and patient. I am the least person you can think of that can get angry...
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