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    I really do... i think it's because I love writing them as well, and letters written by your own hands feels more real... I just want to share a letter written by my ex girlfriend...
    idontknowanythingrightnow idontknowanythingrightnow 26-30, F 10 hrs ago

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    it's kinda funny because I'm 14 and still have like 7 years till I can legally drink but I drink like every weekend and it's becoming an issue because last weekend I got so drunk...
    miamiamiamiamiamia miamiamiamiamiamia 13-15, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    http://diversephilosophy.blogspot.hk/2013/01/the-diversity-of-mind-and-unifying.html?m=1 This website explains depression, it helps me and maybe helpful to many of you too.
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Depression is not a disease, no you aren't "crazy" there is nothing "wrong" with you because you hate this life. Really? There is something wrong with you just because you don't...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I've written so many letters that I can never send. I write letters when I'm sad, angry, lonely, or just need to let out emotions. I've written letters to my cousin, expressing my...
    BroadwayDreamer16 BroadwayDreamer16 16-17, F Mar 23

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    I've had a very crappy day. First off I drunk coffee and didn't eat anything behind it which made me feel jittery and awful. After that I talked to someone today that reminded me...
    LoveIsInTheBlood LoveIsInTheBlood 16-17, F Apr 4

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    The white letters are friendly. The brown letters are usually speeding fines, parking fines, road tax renewal letters or other demands for money. They have to be opened with a...
    Lindop69 Lindop69 66-70, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    What is depression? Depression is emptiness. It's a deep, dark hole inside you that can't be filled. It's feeling like you are all alone in the world and no one knows you exist...
    KittenHasaWhip KittenHasaWhip 46-50, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Living with depression is like walking through mud when everyone else is running on concrete. I fight depression everyday. No one wants to help people with depression, when someone...
    alexandrathemisfit alexandrathemisfit 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 18

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    One, very close to my heart. Emily Dickinson writes to Susan on a Sunday morning. "Thank the dear little snow flakes, because they fall today rather than some vain weekday, when...
    Hz228 Hz228 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Yup.. I wrote a lot of letters for my ex-bestfriend.. I love her so much because she's my bestfriend.. But when she moved back to Arkansas... Everything changed.. She barely text...
    Thatssoawesome Thatssoawesome 13-15, F Mar 25

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    I wrote this letter about how I wanted it all to end. I thought it was going to be a suicide letter. But as I went on I realized I was writing down reasons to live. I want the...
    nicolemarie3 nicolemarie3 16-17, F Mar 26

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    I could never beat the negativity of depression. I tried to fight it. I tried real hard. But the more I tried, the more I failed and the more I failed, the more it beat me up and...
    wundayatta wundayatta 56-60, M Mar 30

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    My now ex-boyfriend/best friend went to jail. I thought he was the love of my life. The one person who I would spend forever with. We dated on and off for 6 or so years, and I...
    mostd0pe mostd0pe 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I have suffered depression since the age of 16 and I was always ashamed to admit it. People generally didn't understand my emotions and to be honest i didn't understand it myself...
    Robuk1991 Robuk1991 22-25, M 6 Responses Mar 27

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    being a high school girl can be extremely tough. it's literally a roller coaster of emotions that i feel day to day. some days my depression gets the best of me and i sink so low...
    itsbrittney itsbrittney 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I have been dealing with depression for as long as I can remember. From before I even knew what to call it. I am thankful that my darker periods are less frequent and don’t...
    AnonymousEP77 AnonymousEP77 41-45, M Apr 5

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    I've been depressed since I was 14 years old. I'm 21 now, and it's been a tough 7 years. Initially, my depression co-incided with anorexia and purging tendencies - including over...
    AngelicLore AngelicLore 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I write when i am angry, so i write letters to people when im mad at them, of course i could never send those, also i write letters to my Aunt, grandma, and grandpa who passed away...
    anovasiangel anovasiangel 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Love letters I saved; perhaps more messages than letters. C1: Good Morning Ms. Ella...Nice to meet you, and nice to chat with you on the boards. You are a real pleasure to post...
    ChiefPure ChiefPure 31-35 Apr 2

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    It seems to be more meaningful to me. I think it's fun to read handwritten letters. I always enjoyed writing letters.
    Chirogymnast Chirogymnast 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Love letters I saved; perhaps more messages than letters. EP: I want you...to pick me up and cuddle me lay me on my bed and slink in behind me pull me in close don't let me go C1...
    ChiefPure ChiefPure 31-35 Apr 7

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    Love letters I saved; perhaps more messages than letters. C1: Ok...so posts in a PM: "What made you smile today": Talking with HER - and making her laugh and making her smile and...
    ChiefPure ChiefPure 31-35 Apr 8

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    Love letters I saved; perhaps more messages than letters. C1: .....just leaving a trail of breadcrumbs...... wanting you to find me.... ;) It's been strange not having you...
    ChiefPure ChiefPure 31-35 Apr 8

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    Some people say "It's just a stage" or "Just be happy!". Well, you see, those people don't understand nothing is ever quite that simple. Depression is like an itch, or a little...
    YoureAllMurderers YoureAllMurderers 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 24

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    I'm currently still battling a noticeable, yet secret, depression. I say noticeable, yet secret, because the people around me notice something is wrong but don't ask or is even...
    Skinnylove29 Skinnylove29 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I was diagnosed with depression at eight years old and have lived with it in such a way that it has crippled nearly every aspect of my life. I have never been on medication to help...
    Scorpio018 Scorpio018 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    It is inevitable. I know that depression is something I will always deal with. Depression has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. I can usually get through the...
    couldbeheaven couldbeheaven 26-30, F Apr 1

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    'It makes me sad to see you this way.' This was the sentence that made me want to change my life. My friend told me that, while he saw me crying. Of course, being secretive and...
    eliahlior eliahlior 22-25 1 Response Apr 4

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    Depression and anxiety have haunted me all my life. I've tried the pills, I've tried talking about it, and I usually resort to just sleeping it off. Depression doesn't just affect...
    kristeneh520 kristeneh520 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Popping pills just to cope with what I know will surface only hours later. Knowing that the impeding doom of misery, suffering, pain, and guilt are all on the horizon. I would...
    DaFufinator DaFufinator 18-21, M 5 Responses Mar 18

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    The first time I experienced severe chronic depression started when I was 14. It was after a guy from my school broke up with me. It was my first time getting dumped. And it was...
    vs770x vs770x 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    i have depression and ADHD. my doctor said that my depression is because of my dads brain tomur. my dad has had this tomur since he was 18. my theropetist says that i have...
    1994trip 1994trip 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I feel it is brave of me to admit this, but I can in this anonymous world. I am a professional married mother. The depression, if that is what it is hit me as a teenager. It got...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Mar 24

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    I battle depression. When I am depressed, I cant function. I cant get out of bed before 1oclock. When I do get out of bed, my body gets tired so I go right to the couch. Dishes sit...
    amarie02 amarie02 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I have recently had episodes of depression. Moving away from my friends and everything I knew is part of it. I think I also feel this way because of social networking. I look on...
    Ginger135 Ginger135 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    I have came to complete acceptance that depression will likely always be apart of me., a piece of me I carry through my days here as an earthling . This is not me saying, hey I...
    Allissaxxx Allissaxxx 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    hello, my name is R. I feel like I'm 'coming out' posting this. I've felt on and off suicidal, or depressed since my early teens. I'm now 64. I married a similar person , we are...
    robdaartist robdaartist 61-65, M 5 Responses Apr 5

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    The people that have never been depressed have no idea what it's like. Depression is a cold dark silent hell where, the only sounds you hear are your own. The sounds constant...
    shaunrain shaunrain 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    I am literally trapped in my depression. I always felt something was missing in my life so at the age of 23 i joined the army hoping to fill that emptiness but i truly did want to...
    robboom robboom 22-25, M Apr 6

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    I battle both anxiety and depression, which now is manifesting itself in being anxious about depression returning. It has been very tough lately and work is a major source of...
    kjmbk kjmbk 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    They say "what doesn't kill you makes you stronger" and i never believed that until now ! A few months ago i was going through the worst time of my life ...i wanted to kill myself...
    lovemusicnicole lovemusicnicole 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I battle depression and I've waged a war against it never again do I want another family member to commit suicide over depression. Raped and soul wounded my cousin committed...
    MissLorii MissLorii 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Depression is not something that can be mend so easily. When someone tells you to just stop, they should know it never works. It's just like telling a person with broken legs to...
    JesyJo JesyJo 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've struggled with severe depression and anxiety disorder most of my life. Depression is a way of life in my family. I'm a third generation sufferer. Last year I was hospitalized...
    catypillrgirl catypillrgirl 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I did it. I overcame depression. It's hard and it takes time but it will have an end with the help with yourself. I fought depression but I still have some days where I think it's...
    footballismahgame footballismahgame 13-15, F Mar 16

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    I should be getting a letter from my dream school to see if I got in or not sometime in the next two weeks. The school is competitive and I am worried that I didn't make the cut. I...
    curveycupcake curveycupcake 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    im here to say what i want.. im not here to say what others want... im trying hard to battle my depression.. which i don't show out. many think that im strong n bold girl.. but i...
    blowurmind1s blowurmind1s 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I was diagnosed with BiPolar depression along with anxiety disorder several years ago. It's taken years for the doctors to find the right balance of medications that help(not cure...
    bethrichards bethrichards 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I have been so angry with my Father and with God that I have written each a letter venting my feelings and I was brutal. I am not sure if there even is a "caring" God out there...
    swan401 swan401 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Hi All, I have a question to those who deal with anxiety and depression within the family. How do you deal with it when you know they will trigger anxiety and depression within you...
    jusluvr jusluvr 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    It's difficult for me to be happy. My depression has gotten worse. I used to have more happy times, but as of now the only way I can be happy is going on a trip to somewhere...
    NeonPurple NeonPurple 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 17