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I Am a Teen With Depression

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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 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 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 20

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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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    let me just get straight to the point.

    I am depressed with my life, studies, parents, almost everything. I admit that I am a very fragile and emotional girl, even a small sarcastic remark, I can simply cry over it. I yearn to have friends, someone whom I can share my problems with, but my friends just practically...
    racoon15 racoon15 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 13

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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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    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, 2014

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    Hi everyone, my name is Sierra,

    I am 15 years old, and I would like to share an experience with depression that I am currently battling. A few years ago, I was battling depression, but only for a little while. I used to cut myself and I actually tried to kill myself by cutting my wrists so I could eventually...
    Sierra346 Sierra346 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 19

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    I am depressed person,

    I don't to people. I am always sad. I feel like nobody is there for me, my parents or my friends aren't there for me. I am lucky that I have my experience project
    tvdsandtoslover1001 tvdsandtoslover1001 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I don't know what to do anymore.

    I feel constantly depressed and my parents never do anything. I would've taken my life by now, but i fear hell (yes im christian) and i cannot find simple ways to kill myself. Please dont get offended by my statement of fearing hell, i just believe in those things, and thats...
    KUsernames KUsernames 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 12

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    i am going through this thing,

    i have a lot in my mind in the past 4 months. My name is Ray, i'll call the other girl ''R''. Before R, i like someone else, she was really good but the girl before she was really easy to get for me so i rejected her. Thats one reason, i fell in love with R at that time but i...
    raydang123 raydang123 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    I'm getting so tired of trying to live in this

    society where expectations are high and understanding is low.
    AmazonDaughter AmazonDaughter 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    I hate it when my depression randomly acts up.

    .. I was always depressed, but I chose to ignore it, to add more bandages to the untreated wound. But out of nowhere, I lose my will, I lose my color, I lose.. Myself.. I feel so drained and tired, and I can't do anything about it. I just feel so empty. I try to keep smiling, but...
    IAmJustMyself IAmJustMyself 16-17, F Jun 19

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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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    Always so sad.Never happy anymore.

    I'm only happy when my boyfriend talks with me.Music helps bug it doesn't cure it.All the darkness and sad I feel.
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    I just had a severe panic attack,

    I only just realised that I will be having my mental health assessment on Saturday and I will have to tell the counsellor that I self harm...
    EricaAudrey22 EricaAudrey22 18-21, F 2 Responses May 26

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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'm about to give up.

    I hate feeling like this. I hate people who think that the world is bad. Why can't adults or others give credit where it's due. Yes the world is bad, it's full of sin! But that's not to say that our world is falling apart. Because let's face it, the world isn't, humanity...
    AmazonDaughter AmazonDaughter 18-21, F Jun 3

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    I'm only 12 and cutting my wrists

    and thighs. and pro Ana is taking over my life along with depression, my life is a living hell
    Pianoplayer13 Pianoplayer13 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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

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    I'm always running from someone

    or something. Yet I've never gone someplace better than where I was.
    AmazonDaughter AmazonDaughter 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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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 7 Responses May 12, 2014

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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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    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 21 Responses Oct 20, 2011

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    I've always had big dreams

    for myself and this chaotic world. I believed and demanded myself to be the big change this world would face. I wanted to travel around the world and touch lives. However, as I grow older, I see the ugliness of this corrupted world. It's hard to want to change the world if...
    AmazonDaughter AmazonDaughter 18-21, F 1 Response May 25

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    idk anymore, I've never went to the doctors to

    check it out because I'm afraid to, but I've felt very depressed ever for 3 years, I'm up to the point where it's hard to get up from my bed anymore, I oversleep and under sleep all the time and I'm scared of myself and what I might do
    awayfromlife awayfromlife 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 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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    The day I born was the day my innocence was

    taken. By the time I was 6, I've been through 3 families, 5 homes along with 3 orphanages. When I was 11, my life was taken from me suddenly. God gave it back. At the age of 12, I've been through 7 families. At the age of 12, I also wanted and prayed for death. Tell me I don't...
    AmazonDaughter AmazonDaughter 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 9

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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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    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 13-15, F 4 Responses May 8

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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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    chiana14512 chiana14512 13-15, F Jun 1

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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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    These last couple of days have been the worst

    of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but I mean I'm 21.. I didn't seriously think of it. My sister yelled at me and called me a bunch of things for worrying enough to even go to the doc...
    lily449 lily449 22-25, F Mar 27

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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 1 Response Apr 16, 2014

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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 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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    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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    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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    Who would like to make some friends with older

    more mature people of any age who are nice cuz ppl my age are rude
    CrystalMuffins CrystalMuffins 13-15, F May 23

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    Hi, I'm a 21 year old medical student living

    abroad, I was diagnosed with bipolar nearly 3 years ago, and before that I struggled a lot. I let it get quite far before my family told me to seek medical help, and finally gave me the courage to take a step forward. I've dealt with severe depression and bipolar for as long as...
    lily449 lily449 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    They're so many teens

    who supposedly have depression. I think they see this as cool? Or they want people's pity? I really don't know.
    BrokenInnocence BrokenInnocence 13-15, F 3 Responses May 12

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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 Mar 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, 2014

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    So today one of my therapy team members saw my

    self harm cuts and asked me about them. I've been cutting for a few months now and no one has ever bothered to look at my wrist where I cut. But today I guess I was holding my hand in a way that showed them and she saw the cuts. I don't know why but I feel extremely weird now...
    sadly203 sadly203 18-21 2 Responses Apr 1

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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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    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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