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I Am a Teen With Depression

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    Everything changed the day I picked up a blade.

    What many people don't realize is that their words really can hurt people. The person may not show that it effects them, however the minute their alone everything breaks. Some may cut, some may just cry, some may actually commit suicide! You should always be cautious of the...
    kelsey9317 kelsey9317 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 10, 2014

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    Fuckthehaters69 Fuckthehaters69 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 9, 2014

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    Good ol' depression..

    How I missed you..
    ihatemypclife ihatemypclife 16-17, M Feb 18

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    I think I could write 8

    or 9 series of books about my depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar, it's hard to deal with. It's also hard to understand.
    undeadsuperhero undeadsuperhero 13-15, F Jan 1

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    Depressed Teens Are Intelligent, Not Psycho!

    If you are sad about family stuff (yes, even abuse) or about conflicting inner personalities....you are smart enough to realize that this is not the way you want your life and the world to be. These things are at odds with your beliefs and thoughts.... Therefore they upset you...
    sacredArchitect sacredArchitect 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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    When I was a just, I hid my heart under the bed,

    because my mother said, "I f you're not carefully, someday someone's going to break it". Take it from me. under the bed is not a good hiding spot. I know because I've been shot down so many times by broken promises. But that's what we were told. Stand up for yourself. and that's...
    AmazonDaughter AmazonDaughter 18-21, F Dec 15, 2014

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    She slowly drowned Down down down A mermaid she

    would be Letting the sea set her free
    gingerjillian gingerjillian 16-17, F 1 Response May 21, 2014

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    I just cut today. Another scar ,

    another day. I have to go to school today. Another lessons, another day. I feel worthless today. Another feeling , another day. Why am I fighting? Another question, never getting answered anyway.
    IAmAAngel IAmAAngel 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    Does anyone else feel really tired all the time?

    I've been depressed for awhile, but this year I've started feeling extremely tired. I had a snow day today and accidentally slept for 14 hours straight. Everyday after school I take a 2 hour nap. I get behind on work because I'm so tired all the time. My parents accuse me of...
    mysteryhatcat mysteryhatcat 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 3, 2014

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    Forgetting you don't matter to anyone is the

    worst feeling ever. People think you are joking around when you say you want to die. That when you turn to cutting or trying to overdose is for attention. Those feelings suck too. Feeling like there is a cloud over you and no matter what you try to do to get rid of the cloud you...
    jaks26 jaks26 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    I Feel So Alone

    About 10 months ago my parents split up, it was shocking i had not seen this coming at all. My parents never even fought, it was so unexpected. i had people helping me through it my sister, my two best friends. My sister and i went to one cousleing session, i didnt really...
    missunknown912 missunknown912 16-17 6 Responses Aug 11, 2009

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    I've been dealing with this

    for over 10 years now, most of this time I have been in a dark hole. It went as far as me losing all hope and even forgetting who I am, who I used to be before my depression. Recently I have been able to see some light. It's not easy, and I have bad days but I have after 10...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 6

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    I'm not really sure where to start,

    but I guess my name and who I am is a good enough place. My name is Lucas, I am 16, I have had problems with self-harm and still struggle with it, I have some anxiety problems, and I use drugs as a release, and I'm depressed (As I'm sure you could've guessed from the group you...
    ShadowsOfMine ShadowsOfMine 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 25

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    What Does My Depression Feel Like?

    You get out of it’s hold, take a breath of relief when you feel yourself relaxing slightly and then all it takes is one second and it all comes crashing back down, pulling you back in with 101 reasons as to why you’re not good enough. It covers your mouth so you can’t talk...
    AndForOnceIThoughtYouLovedMe AndForOnceIThoughtYouLovedMe 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 12, 2012

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    I'm a teen with depression.

    .. And I know I'm not the only one. But it sure feels like it sometimes. If the faces around me are hiding their true emotions, then they're pretty damn good at it. They say "it takes one to know one," but as far as I know, I'm the ONLY one. At least, that's what it feels like...
    TryingMyBestToSmile TryingMyBestToSmile 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2014

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    I'm done... I have no idea what to do

    but I do know. I've just recently heard the worst news in my life????
    xSharpi xSharpi 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I need someone's advice.

    I can't get any depression pills or anxiety pills cuz my therapist wanted to do it the natural way. I quit therapy a while ago. I feel like no one is gonna help me unless I try to commit suicide and end up in the hospital. Then theyd prescribe me pills in seconds. All I want is...
    endmypainn endmypainn 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 20

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    For once, I let my depressed side show.

    It was during dinner and my parents were wondering I wasn't smiling or talking much. I guess I'm a good actress...
    BeYou321 BeYou321 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 2, 2014

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    Dlebarzani Dlebarzani 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 22, 2014

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    It's been almost a year

    since my hospitalization and i'm so scared of myself right now
    gingerjillian gingerjillian 16-17, F 8 Responses May 12, 2014

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    So a few weeks ago I started a new therapy

    program. Its 3-4 days a weeks now and its honestly a lot of work for me. Theses last few sessions we've been working on a vision board and I really like it because it was something that my previous therapist wanted to do with me (but we never did before she put in the...
    sadly203 sadly203 18-21 Mar 14

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    i almost had a break down in front of the whole

    school today. i cant stand bein stared at for something unless im preforming and i was performing infront of my high school today and i went cart wheel and my arm sock fell off everyone saw my arm i freaked and they all went silent. im getting bullied again now and it sucks. i...
    gramafey gramafey 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2014

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    I thought I finally pushed past my depression,

    I thought someone actually cared. But when they disappeared I was left with nothing. I think about cutting everyday again, Yet I haven't done it (maybe I am strong). But then I think again, and I feel worthless. I feel like I'm not good enough for anyone, and I constantly feel...
    kelsey9317 kelsey9317 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    Idk what to do. Im so scared

    for when my son gets older and he asks me what all my scars are from. I know im gonna break down and cry. I dont want him to have to see that. I dont want to have to tell my son that i was a cutter . I just hope he never turns out the way i did. I hope he always is happy. He...
    Fuckthehaters69 Fuckthehaters69 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    .....................

    ............too tired...................................
    IAmACatXP IAmACatXP 13-15, F Feb 2

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    I am not depressed but I was really depressed

    at a point in my life for about three years. I got depression before most people during my middle school years. Now I know a lot of depressed people and I don't know what to do. When you haven't been depressed for a while you forget what it is like to be depressed. It least for...
    annaradcat annaradcat 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Depression is... An emptiness,

    that swallows us whole. It's not even just pure dark or light, pure sadness or anger, it's emptiness. My emptiness was caused by my sense of not belonging. Nobody likes me, or talks to me. Nobody wants to be my friend or ask me what's wrong. They just don't care about me. I don...
    machriskabensler machriskabensler 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 16, 2014

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    I hide it in school and at home by talking a

    lot Always acting happy wen people around me But wen I'm alone I'm sad,quiet and verge of tears(can't cry) Never had true in person relationship I wish someone wanted me
    pilot2022 pilot2022 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 15, 2014

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    I'm sick of crying, I'm tired of trying,

    yea I'm smiling, but inside in dying!
    icantlive232677 icantlive232677 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 7, 2014

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    You say you know me better

    than anyone else because you're my mother, but for some reason you don't see me falling apart in front of your eyes. Crumbling under the pressure of your standards. Crying myself to sleep at night because of the words, like knives you choose to use. How can you say you know me...
    SingToTheSky2298 SingToTheSky2298 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm tired of crying my self to sleep every night

    and wake up every morning with the biggest smile on my face like nothing is wrong .
    fea00karlaa fea00karlaa 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 23, 2014

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    Just Wanna Leave.....

    I have always struggled with life, whenever I would try to ask for help or tell anyone how I felt they wouldn't understand and think that their was something wrong with me and leave, I tried telling my parents but they never listen to me and laugh, I just feel alone and sad and...
    Fezzii Fezzii 18-21, F 19 Responses Oct 20, 2011

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    We're just suicide kids telling other suicidal

    kids that suicide isn't the answer.
    x0dollface x0dollface 18-21, F 3 Responses May 22, 2014

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    I have depression. I know I have depression.

    I've had depression my whole life but ever since I knew there was a word to it that's when I REALLY knew it. I'm almost 16 now. And ever since I was born I have had a terrible life. It's such a long story. I've gone to therapy and even my therapists knew I had depression but...
    endmypainn endmypainn 13-15, F Feb 17

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    I feel so very alone right now.

    .. I just I need someone to talk too.. Please. There's just, everything wrong right now, I can't stop crying. There's just this big empty space inside of me...
    undeadsuperhero undeadsuperhero 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    Well 4 months ago, my depression episode turned

    into one of the scariest episode I ever had. I started cutting, overdosing on drugs (any kind of drugs), starving myself and I just feel empty... I just feel like I'm scared to be going through the same thing again because it was a living hell. I think I'm getting a relapse in...
    airadear airadear 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    I am so insecure about many things

    and Im going through a ****** momen right now and probably the rest of my life . Anyways, I am an only child and I don't really know how to talk about feelings etc. to other people but whenever I do , I feel like my "friends" don't really care . Everyday it gets worse and I feel...
    Winchesterr Winchesterr 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2014

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    I am so depressed! OMG.

    It sucks so bad
    maddie711 maddie711 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2014

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    Today I was about to cry in front of my class.

    I tried to hide it by taking off my glasses and wiping my eyes but one boy saw me. Luckily he just asked if I was okay and didn't tell anyone. Everyone thinks I'm happy that I'm all by myself, but I'm not. I wish I had friends that actually like me and don't laugh at me...
    gorgeusgirlSky3 gorgeusgirlSky3 13-15 3 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    I struggle with depression

    and anxiety. I feel so Lonely, even when I'm around a group of friends, I feel like I don't belong. I feel like when I die, none of what i did will matter.
    AmJordi AmJordi 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 5, 2014

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    dwodfer dwodfer 13-15, M Mar 13

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    Everyday I go into school

    and everyone thinks I'm the awesome,perfect, happiest girl there. It's kind of funny. All I can do is sit in class and try not to cry. The hardest part is starting to tear up and having to force a smile. I'm so tired..
    endmypainn endmypainn 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    I just want to end it my dad died 6 years ago

    and I'm home alone 8 hours a day I have no close friends no one ever wants to talk to me....what's the point..
    Sodan66 Sodan66 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 4

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    Well, how would it start.

    My depression and social anxiety has been an on going battle with me for a long time, but all of a sudden it's come to light, I've had multiple panic attacks, suicidal thoughts etc. This past year has been hell for me. My transition into year 9 started it all. I can never tell...
    KcCapes KcCapes 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 16, 2014

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    I get depressed a lot lately especially at

    night. Been dealing with this crap for over a year and I'm sick of it. And lately I'm very angry.
    Stimpy101 Stimpy101 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 19, 2014

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    By Declaring We Are Weak, We Become Weak, We Do Not Become Better.

    Whatever you dream and think of, you create. If it is hell, you die and see hell. If it is evil and Satan, you get a Satan. If ghosts, you get ghosts. Whatever you think, that you become. If you have to think, think good thoughts, great thoughts. This taking for granted that you...
    Abhih123 Abhih123 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 30, 2013

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    wassup305 wassup305 16-17, F 1 Response