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I A Letter To Depression

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 3 People

    As I was reading this group's post, I noticed that a large bulk of them we letters to loved ones who've pasted away or to love interests...But...uh... what i my letters are not so...
    AzarathRaven AzarathRaven 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    A relationship that left me heartbroken left me depressed and angry, I managed to turn that anger for sport. The anger, hatred i felt for my past relationship fueled me into doing...
    SpanishCristian SpanishCristian 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    I've suffered with chronic depression and anxiety everyday for the last 22 years. It's a horrible illness that anyone who goes through the same I really feel for. It's a...
    thehumanhologramm thehumanhologramm 36-40, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Confusion in my head... Hatred in my words and actions... Depression in my heart... Numbness in my body... I didn't ask for this.... Does somebody want it? I can't handle it...
    Saphhy195 Saphhy195 18-21, F 5 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I'm writing a letter to my aunt who passed away after her battle with cancer. I plan for years to come. That once a year. I write a letter to her telling her about everything that...
    ICanDoMyOwnThing ICanDoMyOwnThing 13-15, T 12 hrs ago

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    You know, I think it's funny how people have this need to blame something or someone whenever something goes wrong. I have to admit it's easier to take it out on someone and blame...
    sandalwoods sandalwoods 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Maybe one day I will write about every single letter I didn't send.
    Clothed Clothed 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    The thing about depression is everyone confuses it with being sad, or unhappy. But I'm not unhappy. There's just so much emotional and physical pain inside me that nobody can see...
    Calsi704 Calsi704 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've written letters to dead people--Antoine de Saint-Exupery, Emily Dickinson, and Everett Ruess, if you're wondering. I relate more to dead people and fictional characters than...
    Emeryael Emeryael 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm so tired of people treating depression like it is some made up thing for attention. Depression is a real thing people struggle with and no one would make up something like this...
    steph0807 steph0807 18-21, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    G'day all.....Im curious... Would love to hear how others manage their depression?? What steps do you take to improve life and living with depression???? The word depression...
    Redridinghood69 Redridinghood69 51-55, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I need help , anyone who has advise plz, I just want it to stop ; I can't eat, sleep, and I cut agin all because I'm stupid and don't know how to deal with emotions . I admit it I...
    angie373ochoa angie373ochoa 16-17 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I still have written letters from my grandfather. I loved him dearly, and I always loved getting a letter from him. I always write "thank you's" for any gifts. It is the right...
    TW8NY TW8NY 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't battle depression, but I have been really sad lately, really really sad. It hard to describe it, it's a lot of different emotions being played right now, however happiness...
    Mixedemotions2k Mixedemotions2k 13-15, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm trying to collect the most inspiring yet commonsense ideas I can find, like this. Every new dawn is another gift to us from Mother Earth. And every time we awaken, there are...
    WattDeFalk WattDeFalk 56-60, T 5 days ago

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    There are 2 types of empty; the empty I feel when I'm depressed, and the empty I feel when I'm on medication for the depression. Both are killers and both are consuming. The...
    irongirl135 irongirl135 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    June 23, 2015 TO MY BELOVED CHILDREN: This letter is written a few years before you guys are born. Everytime I see your father's eyes, I get a vision on how you are going to look...
    WeberFerguson WeberFerguson 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    ​I'm 21 years old and 5 years ago I got really ill.It started out as rapid-cycling and it was really intense and could switch in a matter of hours. They gave me lamictal and...
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    It sure as hell is not a choice. I just read a lot of judgemental a$$hole comments from people who lack factual knowledge on mood disorders. There is a reason they do cognitive...
    krazeekatie krazeekatie 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    I have recently moved to a small country town. New job, new school for my kids, problems started when my husband didn't move and after five months of working full time and raising...
    WorldGirl76 WorldGirl76 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 21

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    This is an honest, from the heart, open letter to the Stoddard County Missouri, Children's Division. Mr. Davis, I know you probably have no idea who I am so I will remind you. I...
    IamPrisonerZero IamPrisonerZero 31-35, M Jun 20

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    High school was a terrible part of my life, and I consider this the point where depression started to affect me. Throughout middle school, I had a couple of friends I could be...
    erinw96 erinw96 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    I'm afraid of falling back into depression, but the fear of depression can almost be a debilitating and lethargic as depression, because I don't want to do anything that could...
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M Jun 20

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    To me hand written letters mean you have the time to write whatever you need to write down. Hand written letters is beautiful and super meaningful. I prefer a hand written letter...
    SweetHeartxxo SweetHeartxxo 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 19

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    The worst aspect of depression isn't the actual depression itself. It's not the lows, but the reactions of those around you to those lows. The "why didn't you just get out of bed...
    littlelostfox littlelostfox 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    I only write letters to someone special to me. It's meaningful and truthfully instead of just posting benediction on Facebook or text messages.
    vitnesse vitnesse 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    What begins with an "e", ends with an "e" and has only a letter in it? An envelope.
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    I came to the point of getting annoyed by people saying "don't get upset" or "why are you sad?". Even the ones who love me dearly and understand depression as a disease find a hard...
    naticafe naticafe 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 15

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    Sign Up for Free Series on Alternative Medicine for Anxiety and Depression I urge you to sign up for the free online series The Depression Sessions hosted by Sean Craxton of...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity 51-55, M Jun 12

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    I have this godmother who’d I’d see only very rarely. When I was a kid she’d typically send me money, jewelry, or a journal for Christmases. I didn’t know what to do with...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 12

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    There is something so beautiful about a hand written letter. Firstly it teaches us about patience rather than instant gratification. It inspires thoughts and feelings blending...
    holgado holgado 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 10

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    I feel like my life is so complicated right now Yeah I am young Yeah I am smart Yeah I understand much about life compared to my pairs But you never stop learning The brain isn't...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 9

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    even though depression is really twisted I sometimes think depression makes us stronger people in the future
    thelittlekidindiapers thelittlekidindiapers 13-15, M Jun 9

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    How do I know if I have depression? Like I'm never "happy". I have happy moments, yes. But even in those happy moments I'm not really happy because I know they're short lived. I...
    iamj iamj 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 8

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    The key for cure depression is the understanding of the other person, and especially do not deny the other person on his thought, denied the depressed person can just send the...
    AloneSoulAloneHeart AloneSoulAloneHeart 26-30, M Jun 8

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    The key for cure depression is the understanding of the other person, and especially do not deny the other person on his thought, denied the depressed person can just send the...
    AloneSoulAloneHeart AloneSoulAloneHeart 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 8

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    I actually was inspired by Jenna Marbles' YouTube video of her going through old things and I decided to start making a journal/diary thing while I'm still young enough to forget...
    Lcy2472 Lcy2472 13-15, F Jun 7

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    the way I describe the difference between depression and being depressed is with water. when someone is depressed, the water is dripping into a bucket and sooner or later it stops...
    bribaby43 bribaby43 18-21, F Jun 7

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    This isn't my first time on here. I originally created an account here to look for help and support from others who understand the condition I live with. I eventually deleted it...
    InquisitiveBeing InquisitiveBeing 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 7

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    I don't remember exactly when I did this but it must have been sometime in my early twenties. I wrote a letter to myself that I am allowed to read only when I am forty. So that's...
    IronicIgor IronicIgor 31-35, M Jun 7

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    My husband and I both suffer from depression. His father passed away just a mere two weeks ago, and things have gone from bad to worse. His depression has spiraled down ward and I...
    meggiepotluck meggiepotluck 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 6

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