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I A Letter To Depression

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    Having a sexual experience is one of the best forms of depression and Anxiety relief
    pmo77 pmo77 36-40, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I almost killed myself today. The sad thing is that it wasn’t because some major traumatic event happened it was because I feel like I can’t escape from the sadness and I feel...
    SomebodyAnybodyEverybody SomebodyAnybodyEverybody 16-17, F 14 Responses 3 days ago

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    There is a person who has been through a lot in her life and has started upon I mission to help teenage girls(mostly, but women in need too) that suffer from depression and self...
    crazynam321 crazynam321 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 11

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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 Sep 19

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    Dear Renato, there are so many unspoken sentences troubling my mind. Not just words but pictures too such as the one from today when I lost myself on stairs to Museum of maritime...
    echoism echoism 22-25, M a week ago

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    The last time I wrote a hand written letter was when I was very young and since then everything's been emails or texts. I miss writing to people and sending them letters and...
    lunadoll lunadoll 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 15

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    The best part of reading a handwritten letter is understanding the tone - not by what is written, but how it is written. You can usually tell if someone was in a rush, if they were...
    missformidable missformidable 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I read something sad today from a friend who is now in a similar situation as i was this time last year and my heart goes out to her. As it was a time when i myself felt so very...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 31

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    Looking back, there was great intelligence in my 20+ years of depression. There was actually grace inherent in life bringing me to my knees. (Sometimes life brings you to your...
    Shanti00 Shanti00 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 20

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    I have seen a lot of people on EP and in real life throwing this word around like a hot potato. The two most inappropriately used words in this generation, in my personal opinion...
    AlexandriaDark AlexandriaDark 18-21, F Aug 30

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    My Depression and anxiety """""""""""""""""""""""" Is this caused by the longing to do the below but feeling unable to do so? Feeling a pull so strong that it has begun to consume...
    Wildfocus Wildfocus 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    So. I'm sitting here. I'm reading over peoples depression statements. Asides the trolls thinking this is a joke. Depression that is. Others. Mixing other feelings in with...
    lostunit lostunit 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I had a rocky childhood. My parents are pretty abusive, my step dad molests me and my parents had a nasty divorce. I was diagnosed depressed at 8, anxiety at 11, bipolar at 13 and...
    QuinnMac12 QuinnMac12 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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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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    And I need your help. This is for a school class, but I want to do it, and I want to do a good job at it too! The chances of it being of any help are small, and the chance that he...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Letter To My Wife Nazim Hikmat.. 11-11-1933 Bursa Prison My one and only! Your last letter says: "My head is throbbing, my heart is stunned!" You say: "If they hang you, if I...
    Pheroswife Pheroswife 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    I do enjoy handwritten letters, but only if they are legible. People have such horrible handwriting these days though... so maybe not. Here are the last words of Virginia Woolf in...
    NeelraDorianGray NeelraDorianGray 31-35, F 5 hrs ago

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    My shrink just told me I'm suffering from depression...as I reflect on my life over the last several years I think that some of my issues stem from depression. I still think the...
    Pathouslourds Pathouslourds 46-50, M 3 Responses Sep 6

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    We don't see it yet we feel it. Many a time I see articles about how to get into your teenagers mind and describing the teens behavioral outbursts as well as actions. But the real...
    messedupgirl167 messedupgirl167 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 21

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    When I was 14, my whole life was inverted. I had been accepted on an academic scholarship to the most prestigious college preparatory institute in my area. Upon starting my 9th...
    yoshmarie yoshmarie 16-17, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    Iv suffered since a child but have been able to deal with it and it was never that bad, now at the age of 18 and after a series of life changes in the last few months i have been...
    jasminekops jasminekops 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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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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    I hate battling depression. I hate always feeling down even though I know I have many reasons that I should be happy and thankful. I feel ashamed about it and for needing...
    lilbirdydoll lilbirdydoll 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    Let's talk about suicide. I know, something everyone knows about but nobody will have a real discussion about it. But I want to talk about me as I have had depression for years now...
    Oldwounds Oldwounds 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 2

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    this is for answering 3 again-and-again questions for me : (I'll answer due the reality that I face everyday in my place) 1. WHY DON'T YOU GO TO PSYCHIATRIST? you want to vent...
    cascadesky cascadesky 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 5

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    I never thought i would be telling this kind of story, but i just can't take it anymore... It might all have started when i was in middle school, i was bullied a lot and that...
    Nokuteshi Nokuteshi 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    I never thought i would be telling this kind of story, but i just can't take it anymore... It might all have started when i was in middle school, i was bullied a lot and that...
    Nokuteshi Nokuteshi 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 7

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    I never thought i would be telling this kind of story, but i just can't take it anymore... It might all have started when i was in middle school, i was bullied a lot and that...
    Nokuteshi Nokuteshi 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    but that doesn't mean I have to post I feel sad. There's stuff to do about it. Medication works wonders. If that's against your personal beliefs or you just don't want to be...
    Ravenbrook Ravenbrook 18-21, M Sep 8

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    Have you ever lost a loved one? I have, i lost him to another girl. It came unexpectedly this time. I was scared, i felt these feelings before and thought these thoughts. I...
    bluebird96 bluebird96 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    Is depression a choice? Well. I’ve been thinking about this and I’ve had a fair few debates about this. Now I’m not here to spark a debate or anything, I just want to share...
    Larutan Larutan 18-21, F 13 Responses Sep 10

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    I feel the worst thing about depression is being depressed and single. At least with those who are married or seriously dating/co-cohabiting you can say "Ok, boo gimme a minute to...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 10

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    I'm the sun. Depression are the planets. It's like depression circles around me, and every turn is for the worse. I've told my mom about my depression and suicidal thoughts but...
    zennarts zennarts 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    Have you ever gone to an emergency room or doctors office and your asked to rate your pain from 1-10? Why don't they ask "on what scale would you rate your depression?" Somedays...
    brokenhearted7108 brokenhearted7108 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 17

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    When I look at depression and compared my stories to others. I felt like I have actually won this depression that is eating inside of me. I was only stuck in the mud pit of...
    Artz4Life Artz4Life 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 19

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    So it began at age 3 when my parents separated . I felt all alone in the world at that time , remembering the fights my mum and dad use to have constantly. I had been sent to my...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M Sep 20

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    Depression is called an illness. Sadly I don't believe it's curable. Medicine is simply hiding the depression, therapy just wastes time. And if you do believe you're fixed, you...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 7 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    My dad married my stepmom when I was 6. She had two daughter, both older than me. My dad is a trucker, so he was never around. My stepmom always seemed to go out of her way to...
    cme4u cme4u 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm a total dork I write letters like I'm in the movie Pride and Prejudice, like they will be saved forever and end up in a museum lol
    khewster khewster 31-35, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was a shy girl still am my family barely had anything thing but I was happy with what I had until some things happened ( illegal) and I was taken into foster care which put me...
    anestacia anestacia 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    I moved to the other side of the world at the beginning of this year. I have made two very close friends, a couple, but aside from that I have no one else. I've suffered from...
    Dignify Dignify 18-21, T 4 Responses Aug 30

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    Never Surrender keep on fighting ! People often surrenders over there problems reality should be keep on fighting against what you're facing. When I was young I had serious...
    billyaldo billyaldo 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    I see this a lot about if you feel suicidal, depressed or distressed to reach out to a friend. The thing with that is it's easier said than done. When you feel depressed you don't...
    lexlugor lexlugor 36-40 Sep 2

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    Too many people say they have depression. But really they are just sad or lonely. If they had it a Dr. would prescribe them a treatment (like I am on. I have to take an...
    Ravenbrook Ravenbrook 18-21, M Sep 2

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    Today is my last day of summer, and for once, I'm glad it's ending. All summer I had to deal with my father who's been manipulating my family for a long time (my parents are...
    BlaringBlackout BlaringBlackout 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 3

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    Depression is indeed a monster under my bed watching me all the time. Due to some new events in my life(getting a job) i am very stressed,tired and too busy to think much about my...
    lady2089 lady2089 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    (I wrote this in 2011 when my depression and eating disorder was really bad) Title: WHO AM I? You see me through broken glasses. Every crack is a secret, a lie, a mislead of...
    MKM18 MKM18 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 3