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I Am a Teen With Depression

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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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    Got bad new today during school someone close

    us passed away last night in a helicopter accident he will be dearly missed and just seeing people sad makes me sad as well because of my depression today is just a very sad day here in my school
    m199751 m199751 18-21, F Dec 11, 2015

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    I know my profile says I'm 18

    or whatever but I'm not. I'm only 14 and tonight I completely lost myself again. 📏 just a few more scars again...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 29, 2015

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    Sometimes, I don't know

    if I can handle life anymore!
    MelMelrules93 MelMelrules93 18-21, T 1 Response Dec 14, 2015

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    I am looking for young men interested in the

    old woman! www.cougarloving.com
    silencesss silencesss 41-45, F Dec 11, 2015

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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 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 28, 2014

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    ...yeah...its been getting progressively worse

    and I don't know how to stop it...the thoughts that race through my mind tend to be quite violent and gory...I've been cutting again too which I'm sure isn't helping matters. I feel guilty when my parents check my wrists and forearms, mere inches from where I cut (on my bicep...
    Inara24 Inara24 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 5, 2015

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    Afrixan Afrixan 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 14, 2015

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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 2 Responses Nov 16, 2014

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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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    Suicidalgirl2k15 Suicidalgirl2k15 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    Hey! Anyone here? My life is literally falling

    apart and I need someone to talk to!
    mirnahazem mirnahazem 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2015

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    it's getting worse day by day.

    I don't know how I make it through the day anymore. my arms are covered in cuts and burns. I can no longer smile. I'm numb and I don't know how to get back to my old self. I don't wish to die anymore, I just want this pain to stop.
    maya0871 maya0871 13-15, F 7 Responses Sep 19, 2015

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    I am planning out everything

    so that when the time comes for me to go, i have my suicide notes ready and i would be prepared and i will not back out last minute or fail... Not this time... This time i will make sure i succeed because i have ti at least succeed at one thing in life... Soon this whole torture...
    Depressedgirlxxx Depressedgirlxxx 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 9, 2015

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    I've always hated this feeling of this darkness

    within me... A feeling I can't just shake off...
    NiMags NiMags 18-21, F Oct 18, 2015

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    So I'm going to therapy today.

    Let's find out if I got any better.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 7, 2015

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    m 17 years old and sometimes i just feel really

    sad for no reason or over the tiniest of things. things such as going back to college after christmas break or enjoying myself when my grandad is ill makes me feel really bad and that life isnt good anymore. is this normal? please help i feel scared and alone right now :(
    essie17 essie17 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2015

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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 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 15, 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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    I was a teen with depression.

    .now im an adult with a demon.
    Cocrispy Cocrispy 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 11, 2015

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    If it weren't for the horrendous pain

    that my death would inflict on my parents and those around me, I would have been dead a long time ago. Although today I am not particularly suicidal, and actually had quite a good day. I still feel as though its a shame that I can't just die. And I worry that this is as good as...
    GeorgiePeg GeorgiePeg 16-17, F 4 Responses May 8, 2015

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    So, I'm technically not a teen

    yet but, ya know. Anyway im with the fam. And i feel better because i have a cat on my belly. I really regret the cuts on my wrist now. .__.
    WhovimelonChild WhovimelonChild 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2015

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    Do I have depression?

    Lately, for the past two weeks, I've been feeling sad for no reason. The reason cannot come to me, so I'm unaware why. It's been coming and going but for the last several days, it started to affect my work ethic and grades, with sleep and thoughts. I had a breakdown in my...
    Lilyicius Lilyicius 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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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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    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 2 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    my dad yelled hurtful things to my mom.

    that made me so sad and very dissapointed to my dad :(
    mandyeddy mandyeddy 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I am feeling so depressed

    and don't know what to do about my love
    anusha459 anusha459 16-17, F Dec 28, 2015

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    CamSpeeed CamSpeeed 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 7

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    I'm sorry I haven't been on in a long time

    but I'm going through a breakup and could use some help and I would like to make new friends..so if you guys are like no older than 17 message me.
    Bullied12 Bullied12 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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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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    Sometimes, I just need to lay down

    and fall asleep before I start to fall apart... All over again and again.
    AmazonDaughter AmazonDaughter 18-21, F Dec 14, 2015

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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 2 Responses Jan 17, 2015

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    They say you can't last a day in the real world,

    I say you can't survive a night in mine.
    AmazonDaughter AmazonDaughter 18-21, F Dec 16, 2015

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    I've always hated this feeling of this darkness

    within me... A feeling I can't just shake off...
    NiMags NiMags 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2015

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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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    No! I definitely don't think I'm special enough

    to be cared about and actually why would anyone care? My parents, the ones who were meant to love me unconditionally, have given me away so where am I suppose to look for a refuge? I'm just a thing that came up and they couldn't get rid of me.
    gloomykidd gloomykidd 13-15, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Dear Mum, I'm sorry I wasn't the little girl

    you wanted, and I'm sorry that I ruin everything, I'm sorry that I've not been doing well in school lately, I'm sorry that I never was, I'm sorry about my legs, my stomach, and my arms, I'm sorry that I miss her, I'm sorry that I love her, I'm sorry that you make me want to die...
    InferiorMe InferiorMe 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 3, 2015

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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 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 19, 2013

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    I Actually don't feel like dying

    for once. I feel like I'm actually worth something now. Wow. Thought I would never live to see the day.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 28, 2015

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    It's been almost a year

    since my hospitalization and i'm so scared of myself right now
    gingerjillian gingerjillian 18-21, F 7 Responses May 12, 2014

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    I'm cut free for four days

    so far. Really proud of myself. That one person I have known forever might just bring me out of the darkness.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 14, 2015

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