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I Am a Teen With Depression

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    Idk why but I feel more depressed

    than usual. There's nothing wrong between me and my bf or anything at school. Well sorta school I guess. My uncle puts so much pressure on me and yesterday, when we got our science tests back ,I didn't even look at my grade. I just think so low of myself sometimes and I can't...
    CatWithScars CatWithScars 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    it's like every second of my life isn't

    for me it's for the sake of others.
    ammmannddaaa ammmannddaaa 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    I did something bad and

    now I'm trapped...
    sarsar4dawin sarsar4dawin 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 8

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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

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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

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

    yea I'm smiling, but inside in dying!
    icantlive232677 icantlive232677 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 7

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    I don't want to die. I don't want to be a

    number, I don't want to be a statistic, and I don't want to be a tragedy. In the past I have struggled. I have wanted to die. I have wanted to rip the skin from my bones just to feel something other than the despair that clung to my soul. But I'm done. Which is not to say that I...
    Trahere Trahere 18-21, M Oct 26

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    TheSoulessWorld TheSoulessWorld 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 9

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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 seriously want to kill myself

    so bad, but I can never bring myself to do it. Its ******* driving me insane.
    thequietpanda thequietpanda 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 25

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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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    I'm angry. I wish I wasn't

    so sad and angry. I know things will get better but how do I deal with things now? Do I just keep telling myself that? It doesn't work. I've tried. I've tried so hard for so long. Now everyday I wake up I feel like I'm about to cry. I can't keep doing this. I want to die. But I...
    poppagee poppagee 16-17, F Oct 20

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    Its Fake.

    I can tell you right now, I can not go one day without feeling depressed. Today was amazing, I loved hanging out with my friends, being funny, and what not. Then, we're walking around and a kid I hate goes "Hey, ****(talking to my friend), Can I borrow a razor ? I really feel...
    mentallysick mentallysick 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 30, 2012

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    Dlebarzani Dlebarzani 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 22

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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

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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

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    Please take the time to watch this,

    you're not as alone as you think http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=v7LBggDKEtM
    Michaelyourguardianangel Michaelyourguardianangel 18-21, M 1 day ago

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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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    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

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    I feel like **** and I don't know why,

    I should be happy. Like ya I know that I'm sick and that could be physically why I feel like **** but it's inside that hurts, I feel empty and even though I have a lot of people that care about me, It feels like no one is there for me. I mean even someone who told me they loved...
    l3x1l0v3 l3x1l0v3 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 3

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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

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    Everyday I think more

    and more about life. Life has so many beautiful things. I don't have the ability to reach those things. I'm starting to cry everything and find more and more things I hate about my life. When I think of the future with my dream job I also remember I'm too stupid to become an...
    StephanieGurla StephanieGurla 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    sarsar4dawin sarsar4dawin 16-17, F Oct 27

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    I Would Like To Share My "Story" With People ,

    I Just Want To Ease My Conscious . If You Can , Message Me c:
    cesarpadilla cesarpadilla 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 24

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    I really need someone to talk to I feel dead

    inside. Like nothing matters. Like I am an empty shell walking this world alone. I have hurt myself before to relieve the pain. Now I do it to feel something.
    Lance117 Lance117 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 8

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    I've been struggling with depression

    since my Freshman year. I guess I didn't handle the transition very well. It comes and goes in bouts, but lately it's just settled in. I just don't feel like doing any of my homework or getting up in the mornings and there's this horrible sense of dread every night when I think...
    Erotavlas Erotavlas 16-17, F Nov 10

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    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F Oct 17

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    I am very insecure about myself in the way I

    look and behave. I think I'm really ugly every time I look in the mirror. I do a great job with comparing myself to other girls and usually I let myself down. I try to cover my flaws as much as can with make up but even that can't fix it. I always wanted to find love but every...
    StephanieGurla StephanieGurla 16-17, F Sep 30

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    I've been depressed for two months

    now due to neglect and anxiety and have been trying to fight it. I then suddenly had the urge to commit suicide tonight. I don't usually tell anyone about my problems but it was like a must to tell my bestfriend about my plan. He then told my parents and they talked to me about...
    inevitablegal inevitablegal 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Yes, I know this feeling all too well.

    I'm depressed and working on getting out of it. I'm taking medicine and trying to find things that make me happy. What I'm here for is for anyone to talk to. I want to help people get out of depression, just like how I am. Especially people around my age. I know it's so...
    screaminginshadows screaminginshadows 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 28

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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

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    Idk what to do anymore everyone hates me i dont

    think anyone would care if i died. I doubt my bf would even ******* care i hate my life and i just dont wanna be here anymore. I wanna take the blade to my wrist but ik if my bf finds out he will leave me and if my parents found out ill be sent off god please just take me now...
    Fuckthehaters69 Fuckthehaters69 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 9

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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

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    I feel so empty inside

    so weak . So pathetic
    fea00karlaa fea00karlaa 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 12

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    I'm so sick of life. You always hear the

    expression, "Life is short", but it's not. Mines been way too long.
    calliejacobs97 calliejacobs97 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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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 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I feel like **** in this planet,

    i cant continue im sad, angry and everything
    Latifa253 Latifa253 13-15, F Oct 21

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    Hello! Have you ever felt like your life was

    one huge story that was so..."interesting" it could be made into a movie or book.... That's me.. Well...gather 'round and let's all share our stories... And I want to know of anyone on here can relate.... Mine is long...so in the meanwhile..don't be afraid to share yours!
    xFrozenRainx xFrozenRainx 13-15 Nov 7

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    As you guys can tell I'm not a teenager anymore.

    But the depression part I get because I have been dealing with mental illness most of my life at least since the 4th grade when I was diagnosed with my ADHD and in 7th grade with my Bipolar. When I hear you guys say that nobody understands what you are going through you are...
    mlcockrell mlcockrell 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 24

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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 4 Responses Sep 5

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    One Day At A Time

    The feeling of worthlessness, lonliness, quietness, abandonment, fear for tomorrow, intolorent. I feel so unhappy sometimes, like last. I was up until like 2 a.m. repeatng to myself "why can't I be happy?" shedding tears along the way. The feeling of emptiness. I find myself in...
    idontseebeautiful idontseebeautiful 16-17 3 Responses Dec 29, 2012

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    I'm tired of feeling useless.

    The only thing stopping me from committing suicide is God. I pray asking for questions as to why I'm treated so horribly. I have no one to go to. No one to help me and I'm slowly running out of options.
    inevitablegal inevitablegal 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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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 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 10

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    I read this on the Internet once,

    and somehow, I couldn't agree more... You asked me how depression felt, and this is all I could come up with. It feels like I'm walking upstream through a current strong enough to pull me under four times over. There are others with me but they are walking along the banks...
    Meloryne Meloryne 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 25

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    Consumed

    I want to share my story with hopes that it will make me feel better. Feedback from strangers who can relate would be wonderful. I didn't know it was possible to feel like this. I've been battling with my conscious for years and years. To start, it's apparent that my parents...
    Longxgonex102594 Longxgonex102594 16-17 3 Responses Nov 21, 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

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    Fuckthehaters69 Fuckthehaters69 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 9

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    Unpredictable

    I can't see it coming. I'll be happy, carefree, excited, and then it just stops. Suddenly I feel empty. I feel like I'm being drained and then filled up with a cold sadness. I wish it would stop, but it doesn't. The reason is unknown to me. Why am I sad? I don't know if I'll ever...
    glassdreams glassdreams 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19, 2013

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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 20 Responses Oct 20, 2011

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    Facing The World By Myself

    People don't know how I feel. They don't know what it's like to be in a crowded room and still feel lonely. I feel like everyone eventually leaves, no one actually cares. That's the reason I started self-harming because I feel that empty loneliness inside and I can't help but...
    justahuman justahuman 13-15, F 6 Responses Dec 19, 2012

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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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