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I Am a Teen With Depression

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    I wasn't even a year old

    and my life was a nightmare. I was 11 and my life ****** me up. Now years later and I no longer give a damn.
    LadyChina LadyChina 18-21, F Aug 22

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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'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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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
    xXNeverGoodEnoughXx xXNeverGoodEnoughXx 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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    I was diagnosed with Chronic Depression.

    I take the real strong meds for it and go to a shrink, which is what I call my therapist, twice a week. It all started when my grandama died. Then we moved and I lost all my friends. Then everyone at my new school treated me like crap. Then my dog died. I just couldn't handle it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 21

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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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    I just have nothing else,

    medication makes it worse & my depression has a mind of its own. Every night I cry thinking about how much I hate myself, from the top of my head to the tips of my toes. I'm so alone I hardly have anyone to talk to. I've been thinking about suicide since I was about 11 I am now...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 8

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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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    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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    It's so fun being only 13

    and having to take Prozac. My brother says that's for the really f*cked up people. I've been taking meds since I was 12. It's fantastic. My favorite way of keeping myself somewhat sane is by writing on my notebook. Honestly, thank the lord they haven't found my notebook. They'd...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 10

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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 Jun 28

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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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    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

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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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    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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    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 1 Response May 23

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    I'd been on meds for a long time,

    and they really helped me, but a stupid mistake led me to run out of them. I've been withdrawing from Zoloft for a week now, and it's been a living hell. I'm constantly dizzy and nauseous, and have felt like I've had a horrible cold the whole time. If I turn my head just a bit...
    LordNexus78 LordNexus78 13-15, M 3 Responses Jul 27

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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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    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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    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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    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 Jun 26

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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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    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 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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    Tonight my depression came to creep up on me.

    Why did I have to be born ugly, not that smart, and not "normal"? Who defines normal? Psychologist and society. Why should I listen to what they say? I have no choice if I did I wouldn't be this way. People make me feel this way. Words people say and have said play through my...
    wassup305 wassup305 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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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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    About a year ago I was in a really bad car

    accident. My sister and best friend were both in the car with me. Everyone survived. All I remember was crossing an intersection on an extremely foggy day and looking to my right and seeing a car coming at us at 70mph(the speed limit on that road.) I have extreme guilt because...
    Brittscoffy Brittscoffy 18-21 1 Response Jun 18

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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 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 1 Response Jun 19

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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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    sav1009 sav1009 13-15, F 1 Response May 26

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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

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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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    Pradaxx Pradaxx 18-21, F May 11

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    To my beloved parents,

    I always wanted to tell you two, that I was very grateful to have you two, that you always try to make me happy, protect me, and try to be around me when I need help... To my beloved brother, you have done good in your life journey, honestly, I was little bit jealous to you, you...
    GFrans GFrans 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 25

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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.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 5, 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