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I A Letter To Depression

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    I just got done writing a lovely letter to my beautiful best friend for our 1 year friend anniversary. I absolutely love writing. I love it so much and I can express myself freely...
    makaylabrookey makaylabrookey 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    Found out I was diagnosed with severe depression in November 2013. I've tried therapy but for me that doesn't help me at all, I'm not an open person so I don't like sharing my...
    naniwani01 naniwani01 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    IF YOU'RE THINKING ABOUT SUICIDE, READ THIS. 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...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 5 Responses Jul 17

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    Dear Colridge, All I asked for was a relationship with a guy that would accept me in terms of personality; both appearance and character and wouldn't hurt me, but you did. A few...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F Jul 19

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    I don't know what it is, but I really do love hand written letters. Like I guess it's the thought and amount of time they put into it, even if it's not a very long letter but it's...
    SarahBBZ SarahBBZ 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    Friends have 7 letters but also has Enemies... Truth has 5 letters but also has Lying... Love has 4 letters... but so does Hate...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 26-30, F 5 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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    Depression is like a pit. Inside of the pit is a ladder. The ladder is very broken, but still climbable. The farther down in the pit you are, the worse depression is. You can get...
    ToBeAnOtaku101 ToBeAnOtaku101 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    ONE STEP IN THIS JOURNEYSometimes I find myself not able to write. I mind is so confused, not knowing what to put on paper. I am taking all my meds. , for a change, seeing if that...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 1 Response Jul 13

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    ~*~ I battled this for YEARS - as in most of my adolescent/adult life. This is how I got a handle on it and got my life back. *I'm taking the time to write this out - hoping that...
    JusDifferent JusDifferent 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    It's like in the Lord of the Rings when Smeagol says to Gollum, "Go away, and never come back!" and then starts laughing and jumping up and down, shouting, "Smeagol is free!" That...
    selbeditor selbeditor 18-21, F Jul 18

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    Flashback to two years ago: I'm sitting there in my doctors office with my mom and sister on a wet, rainy day. The door opens and my name is called. Anxiously I get up with my mom...
    kaatte kaatte 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    most people don't believe depression is a big issue. Let me tell the people who thinks that "it's not a big deal" something. Imagine waking up every morning and wishing you didn...
    morgan18365 morgan18365 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 6

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    Bipolar depression is 25% worse than unipolar depression. That is a powerful medical truth. Any depression layered with suicidal ideation and lethargy and unending sadness is not...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    I've recently started writing letters to a guy I've known for 7 years. We have a very complicated relationship and I can never let him in, so writing the letters helps because I...
    bittersweetlemonade bittersweetlemonade 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I just started writing love letters to my boyfriend, not just because he lives far away, but because I'm really into old fashioned romance.I leave lipstick kisses on it too and...
    KiannaJ KiannaJ 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22

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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 4 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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    On a scale of one to ten, ten being the highest, my anxiety will always remain a 3 or 4. I have chosen to not allow depression and anxiety to take one more day. So I let it come...
    sunny3875 sunny3875 36-40, F Jul 5

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    That's the thing about depression: A human being can survive almost anything, as long as she sees the end in sight. But depression is so insidious, and it compounds daily, that it...
    LucemSpiritus LucemSpiritus 18-21, M Jul 5

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    I'm 28, but since I was young, I've always had some sort of anxiety - mostly social - as well as depression. Being a kid, I thought I was just sad all the time. I always felt weird...
    BrittanyErin BrittanyErin 26-30, F 17 Responses Jul 6

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    Who to talk to? So I've been struggling with depression for some time now and I probably have the same or similar issues as all of us depressed people - I'm constantly haunted by...
    yesman8 yesman8 26-30, M 6 Responses Jul 7

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    I have suffered from depression for 3 years now. I have a friend that has been depressed for close to the same amount of time, but that I have known for many, many years. I try to...
    xBeautifulTragedy xBeautifulTragedy 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I have been diagnosed with clinical depression from the age of 15. I guess what got me started was the constant bullying I endured through my school years. At the age of 14, I...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I've been battling depression since I was eight years-old. Most of it stemmed from problems with my father who, to make it short and simple, has been a complete jerk my whole life...
    Frost119 Frost119 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    I won't talk about what brought on depression for me , because that's something I don't want to relive , if only in my mind . I've never been true happy , though in October I had...
    EssSmith EssSmith 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't know when my depression came. It's been a long journey for me really. Sometimes I just want to close my eyes and never wake back up. It's hurts that I have bad some days...
    LaErea LaErea 13-15, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Depression is one of those thing tht can ruin your day week or month all in a matter of a thought, your so happy maybe happier than ever before and then suddenly someone says...
    Chesher Chesher 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 1

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    I fight depression, darkness, and loneliness all the time! I have very few friends, idk why.... Depression is awful... It sucks all life outta you and then leaves you weak and dark...
    Ellias95 Ellias95 18-21, F Jul 2

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    Are you "mental" if you have depression? Do or try things others have not seriously thought of Trying? Are you "mental" if you have break downs that might last weeks? Are you...
    Howlingsoulofthewolf Howlingsoulofthewolf 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    Hello there, my name is Isabella and I'm 13 years old. I am overcoming depression. In August the start of middle school, my whole life changed. I began having panic attacks every...
    foreverisabella foreverisabella 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    If you know someone who’s depressed, please resolve never to ask them why. Depression isn’t a straightforward response to a bad situation; depression just is, like the weather...
    LucemSpiritus LucemSpiritus 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    My depression was never as bad as most...I never felt so strongly that I had the guts to use a knife to cut and I never felt so strongly that I couldn't be persuaded that suicide...
    ForgottenCelestria ForgottenCelestria 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 6

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    All people I know who have depression and seek professional help take meds afterwards... Now I have depression and anxiety but I'm not quite diagnosed since I'm only seeing a...
    Anyuk Anyuk 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I am a 20 year old young teen mom. I've been battling depression since i was about 15 years old. Its gotten worse for the past 2 years. Since 18 I've moved from my country to the...
    jennyivettem jennyivettem 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    Hi. I've been reading posts from this app everyday and finally got te courage to write a post. My name is Jeremy and I am an extremely sad teenage kid. Everyday I force myself to...
    jullunety jullunety 18-21, M 12 Responses Jul 10

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    NEVER ALLOW DEPRESSION TO CONTROL YOU!It's 4:00 am here where I live and I am up watching my van to protect it from anyone cutting my tires again. I have been thinking about how to...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 3 Responses Jul 11

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    The day I tried to die was a major pivotal point in my life. My Depression wasn't sudden; it was more of a build up of things. I remember the day I first self harmed. I wasn't...
    needtotellsomeone needtotellsomeone 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Hmmm...I'll try.. Names miguel, and I'm having trouble deciding how to move forward in my life. I have ADHD,Anxiety,Have no motivation at all! I mean like don't even feel like...
    xOtaku4EVERx xOtaku4EVERx 18-21, M Jul 12

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    I've been suffering from depression for a little over two years now. I've done everything from starve myself to cutting. I would spend hours in my rooms crying over nothing while...
    MaralynSnow MaralynSnow 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Depression just sucks and I wish people who don't have it just understand it and it's not always me or you talking that the depression takes over ans things come out that you...
    ap05 ap05 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    My name is Abby, I've been battling depression since I was little and I've gotten better with how to deal with it. Along with my depression come anxiety, ADHD, OCD, and insomnia. I...
    AbbyRoseM AbbyRoseM 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    The only reason Im still alive after an 9 year battle with depression/anxiety/suicidal thoughts is because I don't want to put my loved ones through my loss. Unlike a lot of...
    missmichigan21 missmichigan21 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 16

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    I want to stop taking my meds. They don't help...I've been on them since 2011. I've become lazy and increasingly lethargic from my depression lately and I have been taking them...
    thedokken thedokken 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 21

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    (Part one of many) This isn’t the story I wanted to write. I wanted to write a sci-fi fantasy about a female heroine who overcomes an authoritative eugenically structured...
    Maritmus Maritmus 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    So I was talking to my brother yesterday and he is the only one who knows about how I have depression.. Well kinda, I haven't told him about being suicidal, he just knows about...
    brokxnangxl brokxnangxl 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 23