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I A Letter To Depression

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    I think this is the worst depression I've ever been in. I'm extremely suicidal. I actually have strep throat right now and I'm not going to the doctor for it because I want it...
    disasterland disasterland 18-21, F 6 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    why are so many females are suffer from loneliness and depression ?
    ShakeWellBeforeUse ShakeWellBeforeUse 26-30, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Wanna kill yourself? Imagine this. You come home from school one day. You've had yet another horrible day. You're just ready to give up. So you go to your room, close the door...
    Vickypearl Vickypearl 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 4

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    I finally went to the doctors the other day and got referred to a councillor. I got a letter from them saying I had call within a week or else I'd get removed from the waiting list...
    madelinemaryann madelinemaryann 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 5

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    A week last Monday I came home to work to find that my wife had left me. I knew as soon as I opened the door and saw her keys on the door mat. The house was empty, all of her...
    CarryonRegardless CarryonRegardless 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    Locked Away I open my mouth and words fall out.. a jumbled alphabetic chaos that only few can sift thru to fully understand. The letters from my words strung out in front of him...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F Aug 17

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    Locked Away I open my mouth and words fall out.. a jumbled alphabetic chaos that only few can sift thru to fully understand. The letters from my words strung out in front of him...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    Recently I've started writing little letters to myself, put them in a box, and pull them out whenever I'm feeling down. It actually makes me feel alot better. c:
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Dear Future Husband, This isn’t the first letter I’ve written to you. This may be the first one I’m sharing with you (and others), but I want you to know I’ve been...
    Jessicamlee21 Jessicamlee21 18-21, F Aug 17

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    "Understanding depression: the myths and facts Like all mental health problems, there is a lot of confusion and misunderstanding surrounding clinical depression. Part if this...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    Although I have yet to see the light at the end of the tunnel I have come to a very illuminating realization of people who are suffering from depression. I've realized that the...
    ComfyMan ComfyMan 16-17, M Aug 14

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    This is not a love letter. I couldn't find a experience close to what I mean so this will do. I write letters to my future self or for my children and family I will have. It sounds...
    rukesh3 rukesh3 18-21, F Jul 28

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    It's really sad with all the money and fame that he still felt bad enough that he didn't want to live anymore. He was a well loved celebrity. Goes to show you that true depression...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    To Medicate - or Not. I hope my story & experience can help someone else that is struggling with Anxiety and Depression and is worried about taking medication. I think I have...
    ALynn007 ALynn007 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    "Depression is a song". This is what I've been hearing lately, and variations thereupon of the same quote: It's sad that it takes Robin Williams' death to start a dialogue about...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F Aug 13

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    This is more an answer to somebody asking about alternative things to help depressions besides the meds.. I read the post this morning, and I cannot find the post to reply.. anyway...
    valeMar valeMar 41-45 1 Response a week ago

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    Robin Williams, Stress, Depression And Surfing Life by www.coachingtohappiness.com There are some people that just strike you as kind, caring people. People that go beyond...
    TitaniumSkyScraper TitaniumSkyScraper 31-35, F 9 Responses Aug 14

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    I've been suffering from acute depression for years. I've hidden my illness for a long time because I figured that It would go away as I grow older. However, that has not been the...
    agathashelly agathashelly 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Its sucks battling through depression. I've been depressed for one straight year over a guy that broke up with me . Now I know for some of you you might be thinking "that's stupid...
    metalchick123 metalchick123 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    Yes, I'm a smart ***, but I just thought of a funny love letter. If you have the same sense of humor as I do, then you will get understand why I would think of this. The letter...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    This may not help everyone but this is what I do to help when it comes to my depression. I've been struggling with depression since my teens so this has been with me for half my...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    On a somewhat more positive note, I wanted to share my response to someone on another "I battle depression" post that I wrote. I THINK, in my opinion, Depression is a brain trying...
    Dayzdreamer Dayzdreamer 26-30, F Aug 8

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    It's not so long ago, I use to write letters to friends here and there until they stopped answering. I missed those days. I miss those experiences. Each one of those letters were...
    zed2909 zed2909 22-25, M Aug 10

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    i like saying " I Battle Depression " better than saying " I suffer from Depression " or " i have depression ". this is because i'm a fighter. i'm a soldier fighting the enemy. i...
    xxxalyssabrownxxx xxxalyssabrownxxx 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    "Never ending" First off, I want to ask my viewers a question: how many of you suffer from depression/mental illness? The depression rate is worsening day-by-day, with 100...
    takethispain takethispain 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I just read about Robin William and it very sad knowing that I have same issue that he has. Except the drug, I don't do the drug. I'm fun, humble, smile, that only surrounded by...
    colonaileen colonaileen 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I have suffered with the big D for 5 years now. It started with a car accident. An accident caused by a change in a disability. Epilepsy. Is it selfish to feel down because a...
    DelanaWenbe DelanaWenbe 46-50, M Aug 14

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    When I was 5, I was suffocating with a pillow over my head. I was screaming until I stopped. I thought it was going to be the last of me. But then the pillow was lifted. That was...
    Artz4Life Artz4Life 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 16

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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 a week ago

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    Well sort of! It's a constant struggle but one that I manage. I have bad days but I also have good days. My official diagnosis is a list so long and overwhelming that if I was...
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I write letters to someone in prison for about 2 years now, his an old high school friend and is actually my sister ex boyfriend but she moved on and got married so she stopped...
    kcbabypro kcbabypro 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Depression and anxiety runs in my family. My dad had it and committed suicide last year. Of course, he had some other issues to deal with so it wasn't just the depression for him...
    shyslh shyslh 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    It's Time. " If there's one good thing that could possibly come out of Robin Williams' death -- and I know it seems impossible to think that anything good could come out of it...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 7 Responses Aug 13

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    Imagine if you could plug into your job completely but not plug into living: this is depression. Those afflicted with depression attend work, family events, movies and dinners...
    sunny3875 sunny3875 36-40, F 13 Responses Aug 13

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    I may not ever "beat" depression, but the battle is easier now. Suicidal thoughts have been gone almost entirely. I've only had one episode in the last three years. The dark skies...
    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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    Lesson #1: It is NOT your fault So many posting here with such palpable emotional pain. I can relate to this from painful personal experience over many decades. I've gained...
    gwyon gwyon 51-55 2 Responses Aug 18

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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 6 days ago

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    About a week ago, I realized that I am suffering from depression. That I have been for about 7 months. I never realized it before because I would just push my feelings and thoughts...
    LameyC LameyC 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I’ve been asked a few times about what recovery means when you have a chronic psychological illness, and I’d like to address the question publicly. I have pretty much accepted...
    InhuldibleCrelk InhuldibleCrelk 36-40 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Last year I fell into a really really bad depression. I closed myself out from the world. I'd stay inside a dark room & literally cry for days. I became suicidal..It was the worst...
    ElenaSC ElenaSC 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    In my freetime I like to pick up fights with depression. I think the uppercut really hurt him but he's like a really short asian guy? He keeps dodging my moves. Yesterday he...
    Marcnificent Marcnificent 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 2

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    This is a comment I left on a post about depression. If you think you're alone, your not! 😪☺️😉 Here's my take on it; I know the physical pain of depression as well. It...
    Dayzdreamer Dayzdreamer 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 8

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    I found this note in my phone from three years ago, I was having horrible thoughts and definitely thought I was depressed. I emailed a hotline. This was their response "Speaking...
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    So sad to hear Robin Williams lost the battle to depression. We all are familiar with the dark tunnel of depression. Sometimes it feels like we will never see the light. I wish...
    dynamic71 dynamic71 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    Through high school I had a few bouts with what I thought might be depression - mixed with some anxiety that only came out around exams. I just figured it was normal to be nervous...
    MarianaNanini MarianaNanini 26-30, F Aug 12

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    Isn't it sad that a celebrity had to die for people to pay attention to depression? Many people commit suicide every day, but no one knows as they're not famous. There are people...
    Ushuaia Ushuaia 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I have had problems with depression since I was 10 I think. I have always felt more sensitive than other people and am a very deep thinker and feeler. I am not going to go into...
    Bound34 Bound34 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 14