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I Am a Teen With Depression

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    It seems that my pills don't work anymore... The first day I took them after a while I was fine. It was the day after my breakdown. But they slowly started to creep back into my...
    ThatOneWeirdGirl ThatOneWeirdGirl 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I don't think my depression pills are helping me. I think they're making it worse. I haven't taken my meds yet and I feel fine and happier than ever. But whenever I take my meds...
    zbubbly603 zbubbly603 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 6

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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...
    missunknown912 missunknown912 16-17 6 Responses Aug 11, 2009

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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...
    AndForOnceIThoughtYouLovedMe AndForOnceIThoughtYouLovedMe 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 12, 2012

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    What is a Panic AttackA very important question if you're struggling with this condition. You should really understanding exactly what's going on behind the scenes.So what is a PA...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Feb 23

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    Bullying Destroys Lives - i have been suffering depression for many years due to constant bullying. i suffered alone forf many years and i needed to tell someone and that was a...
    nimah123 nimah123 16-17 7 Responses Oct 28, 2010

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    well long story short.. I have extreme depression here is my whole story. I only remember from the time I was like 5 my mom was into drugs and never had time for me my dad beat my...
    letsdoit2014 letsdoit2014 18-21, F Dec 8, 2013

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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...
    mysteryhatcat mysteryhatcat 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    I Am Depressed, Again - You know what the worse thing about depression is? you keep thinking its gone and it will not come back, and it does come back, EVERY TIME. and You, being...
    Shamandora Shamandora 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 18, 2013

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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...
    glassdreams glassdreams 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19, 2013

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    I felt like I wanted to scream but no sound would come out I wanted to move but my body was frozen. I felt like the only thing I wanted most in the world was right in front of me...
    sincerelymetes sincerelymetes 16-17, F Jan 27

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    Having panic attacks? Here's some advice from Tyler Durden
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Mar 7

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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...
    Abhih123 Abhih123 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 30, 2013

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    I Am Strung Out On My Own Pain - My mind in numb. My heart bleeds. My soul is dwindling. I feel so alone and at the same time crowed. I feel a fire in my brain and a cold tundra in...
    americanidiot87 americanidiot87 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 5, 2012

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    I'm sick of everything about my life...
    myrandomusername myrandomusername 16-17, M Feb 6

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    I've been depressed lately bc of my dad
    funnygirl32226 funnygirl32226 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 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...
    Longxgonex102594 Longxgonex102594 16-17 3 Responses Nov 21, 2011

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    life can really ******* suck sometimes. depression is one son of a *****. it does crazy things to you. but we can't let this disease control us.
    sixtiesgirl sixtiesgirl 13-15, F Feb 5

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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...
    mentallysick mentallysick 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 30, 2012

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    Omg I really hate this feeling. I have depression but I haven't felt this way for a while :( just relapsed and self harmed again after ages :(
    battlescars177 battlescars177 13-15, F Feb 17

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    I am 14 years old and ive been depressed since i was 7 give or take. I dred waking up and going to school cause everyone bullies me, even my so called friends. I feel loved by no...
    Randomguy598 Randomguy598 13-15, M Jan 23

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    Hanging On With Nothing To Grip - At any moment I could slip. Trapped in this bubble, a constant struggle. Hide your feelings, hide what you feel inside. Put on an act even though...
    15ShadesOfBlue 15ShadesOfBlue 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2013

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    I'm Depressed, But How Do I Tell Someone? - My whole life (or at least most of it), I've felt this sick feeling inside of my stomach. It isn't all the time, but very often I get...
    Blahblahblahhhh Blahblahblahhhh 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 17, 2011

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    How I Feel All Of The Time - i spend most of my time now depressed i have been told by different psychiatrist's that i have severe depression i self harm every other day now at one...
    elliottdudley elliottdudley 18-21, M 9 Responses Jun 12, 2011

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    I just realized today that I am loosing a friend. She and I were so close last semester but now we never talk. I am really upset about it, and I know that part of it is my...
    TryingToLoveLifeNow TryingToLoveLifeNow 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    I Need Help and I Know It. - When I first noticed my depression was when I was in 6th grade. I can't remember what exactly happened or why I got set off, but I ...
    MaggotGirl666 MaggotGirl666 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 10, 2009

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    I.cant really feel anythinganynore. Its like when I look into the mirror I dont recognize myself.everyone expects me to be so great. Im not, and I cant take the pressure anymore...
    anthonymusto55 anthonymusto55 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 13

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    And I can't handle it anymore
    vicwilliams79 vicwilliams79 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    just rambling... sometimes when I feel like this. like my mind is spinning and I'm trapped inside. like it won't stop and I can't make it stop and I can't escape it either. like I...
    sincerelymetes sincerelymetes 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    I can't stop cutting myself. Last year my family found out about me self harming and I promised my mother I wouldn't do it again. She always jokes around with my cutting and it...
    StormyxStabber StormyxStabber 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 2

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    What It Feels Like So Far - Some days I always think "Whats the point? What can the future give me?" And some other days its "This is what life should feel like. No day can beat...
    SisteroftheNight SisteroftheNight 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 9, 2012

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    Alone With The Moon - i understand that i am a lost, bruised, and broken soul. you see, the pain locked inside of me has in fact left me hurting. Time has passed, days as well but...
    apml apml 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 28, 2013

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    I got bullied for being skinny when i was 10 i didnt understand why but i made my mind to gain weight i did and now that i moved i get bullied for being a bit chubby or being "man...
    brendithaa12 brendithaa12 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I feeling down. I can't even go to work this past week.
    zhaneylhuv zhaneylhuv 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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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...
    screaminginshadows screaminginshadows 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    "Because i was depressed..." Doesn't seem to be a good enough explanation as to why some things are completed. Lack of motivation and happiness seem to be taken for granted in...
    owlabyss owlabyss 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    im terribly sad right now.. im looking for a sign to not to cut tonight. im so scared and tired i cant even cry. i dont know what else to say. im sorry i just want to express this...
    whitenut whitenut 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    I Don't Know If I Have Depression... - So, I've been wanting to tell this to someone for so long, but I'm scared and afraid (all words synonymous to these words) to tell any one...
    NeRdLoVE0123 NeRdLoVE0123 13-15, F 13 Responses Jun 28, 2013

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    Trapped Inside A Mind Of Hell...... - I watch the minutes go by as my heart gets more anxious. The not knowing what is to come tomorrow is sending signals to my mind to start...
    MKM17 MKM17 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 11, 2012

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    I Love My Sister To Death I Would Do Anything For Her!! - Look the other night i was woken up around twelve or one by my mom. she was all worked up and worried because my sister...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 17, 2012

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    Depression Hurts - I became depressed last year. I felt like my world was crumbling down around me. I had no one to talk to, as of this year. All my friends started to ignore me...
    em3476 em3476 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 19, 2012

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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...
    justahuman justahuman 13-15, F 6 Responses Dec 19, 2012

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    I'm tired of having to be careful with what I do because there always someone there wait for me to mess up..
    fea00karlaa fea00karlaa 13-15, F Feb 3

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    My name is Sam, I'm 14 years old and I have chronic depression. I became depressed about a year and a half ago. I now battle with self harm and anorexia. I have tried committing...
    SamCarpenter SamCarpenter 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    No one loves me. No one cares about me. I'm surrounded by people, but no one ever notices me. My dad left when I was 4, my mom just hates me, and she's just blaming me for...
    Josephineong Josephineong 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I feel so depressed today. I'm sick of smiling on the outside and dying on the inside. Life sucks. The only time I get a high is from the razor now a days. :(
    HC12345 HC12345 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 11

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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...
    idontseebeautiful idontseebeautiful 13-15 2 Responses Dec 29, 2012

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    When you are surrounded with negativity all the time, it's so hard not to succumb to it yourself. I've never been a very strong person, although to most I give the appearance that...
    21cookielover21 21cookielover21 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    Sometimes I forget that other people can feel as bad/worse than I do and in that sense I can understand why my councillor would say that those who are depressed can become selfish...
    emmysauraus emmysauraus 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    So I wrote a speech about depression and my friend just heard it for the first time. He asked me why nobody could figure out that I am depressed. I told him I had no clue. He knows...
    thatgirl413 thatgirl413 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 6

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    Hi guys. I've been having problems with depression a lot lately, which is basically how I found this app. First of all, I've been having trouble getting to sleep. Too much to worry...
    Meganbelieves Meganbelieves 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 17

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