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I Am a Victim of Extreme Depression

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 226 People

    I'm not a typical teenager i know.

    I've been through things most teens could never imagine or hope to go thru, but yet i still manage to keep a smile on my face and take every opertunity i can to be happy, and be happy. I've been cheated on, abused, my mom and i have no bond i moved out her house to live with my...
    misscomplicated2013 misscomplicated2013 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3, 2014

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    Letting Go

    I know I love you, I just feel dead. This unexpected grief and sadness that we have been battling for over a year now. We were happy, I was happy- Before. Until the cancer, Until the terminal Until the sickness pounding in her head. We're at the mercy of the ghost. She changed...
    jenniferxlove jenniferxlove 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 10, 2011

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    My Mind... Is Against Me.

    I become depressed and i dont know why. my mind starts to ask stupid questions and i start to think of ways i could die. i dont think if anyone will miss me or if i will be remembered. i just think of how i can die. i think and think, i start to cry and i become cold inside , i...
    VictimOfCircumstance VictimOfCircumstance 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 31, 2013

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    Depression is real. Why,

    depression is as real as emotions.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Aug 18, 2014

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    megster16 megster16 18-21, F Nov 6, 2014

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    Never Noticed.

    so. depression RUNS in my family. like more than 3 people have had it, AND i have obvious scars all over my right arm, and that is the last time im cutting. (always say that but then a year or so later im at it again)  parents dont even notice. nobody notices. in fact my mom...
    kimosabi kimosabi 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 13, 2008

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    My Story

    it hurts when all u can do is watch.. i used to  cut myself... it was really bad.. but thats felt like the only thing i can do. my family really didn't do anything about it at first.. but as i kept doin it.. the finally came around.. i dont do it anymore.. but...
    hottii12 hottii12 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 8, 2008

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    The Truth

    victim explains it all i hate it wen ppl lable me emo like i choose to b depressed i hate the word emo its such a ******* lable god ppl r ******* they don't even try to understand they r just so quick to lable*sigh* will it even end?
    SuicidalMess SuicidalMess 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 24, 2007

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    The Wanderer

    Yup, been wandering since hormones took over my body @ 12 years of age. Drinkin, drugs and boys were my self- medication back then. It has only excerbated over the years. Always runnin and hidin from society, yet tryin to fit into a middle-class life with my children for their...
    whitedove whitedove 31-35 1 Response Jan 1, 2009

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    It's Back Again

    I have always had depression I just didn't know it when I was younger I got diagnosed at 14 and started taking all sorts of different Meds I just felt num So after a year an a half I stoped taking them and I started to feel really happy I was able to bond more with friends and...
    Izakay420 Izakay420 16-17 Oct 1, 2012

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    Suffering In Silence

    I'm 13 this year, I've been suffering from depression since I was bout' 5 years old. I don't have a father. My mother is more concerned about work than family. I have learnt how to disguise my true feelings, fake a smile, force a laugh, hide my hurt from others. I have constant...
    Josephineong Josephineong 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2013

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    Bored

    Hi.I feel lonley very much.I need some one to talk to....oh god.I'm dying :(
    lonely1boy lonely1boy 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 2, 2012

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    Experiencing Depression

    People keep asking me to explain my feelings, to snap out of it. I'm just writing this to explain a bit of depression feels like. This is only a brief explanation because you can't "explain" being sad or suicidal sometimes, it's just your feelings. So here it goes. : Imagine...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 1, 2012

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    The last seven months have been hell My

    soulmate passed away with bladder cancer we where incredible close The fact is i don't want to be here and there is nothing i can do as i do not want to hurt family my wife and myself have been together for twenty five years . I am Know on antidepressants have weight gain...
    waiheke waiheke 61-65, M 1 Response Apr 28

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    New Research Regarding Depression

    H ello all, I am a fellow depressive. I am a pretty motivated person, so I did a lot of research on my own because the doctors didn't really help me all that much. 8 years later, I got it figured out. Now, I just wanna make sure that everyone else knows what I know, so...
    UV4D UV4D 26-30 2 Responses Apr 28, 2008

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    I hate my bf I love him from my heart but I feel like my depression makes me hate him and mood swings only make me see the bad things of him and the world. I feel like I deserve...
    Nonameleyla Nonameleyla 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    lately I've been extremely depressed. I don't know what to do. I feel like my life has been sucked out of me. all I feel like doing is just sleeping forever. I don't know how to...
    missmaymay missmaymay 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    12 month sober from what felt like the most dramatic, painful, irrecoverable 2 years and a half of my life. Yet the worst part is I could have walked away before it got out of...
    ffjpp ffjpp 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    a single friend can just change the way things look completely. i am extremely grateful i have one.
    omnomn omnomn 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I've never posted anything on here before but this would have to be the main thing about me I've battled depression for the longest time, honestly I can't remember a year I wasn't...
    nightskyvampire nightskyvampire 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Depression is feeling like you don’t want to feel anything anymore. Depression is when you know you shouldn’t feel things that they all judge and deplore. Depression is having...
    IBattleDepressionPleaseHelp IBattleDepressionPleaseHelp 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Victims of sexual assault need support for where they're at.
    lovevolves8 lovevolves8 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Its A Disease Depression Sadness Isolation Hurt Alone Scared Tired Self-hate Self-harm Self-sabotage. You say its a phase You say she wants attention You say she has it so easy...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    i just realized something .. i'm not the only one who is depressed. but also every single member of my family and every one of my friends i think i just attract people that are...
    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Personally, I think it's over diagnosed. I was in and out of the Doctors like a yo yo. It wasn't long after my parents split up and other things that still haunt me to this day...
    IWantAUnicorn IWantAUnicorn 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I Refer To My Depression As If It Were An Intimate Friend She, (because it must be a "she," for who else could hold such a constant draw on me for the last thirty years,) is a...
    WripTyde WripTyde 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I know I battle depression everyday. I have been for some the now. It all slowly started when we found out my son had autism, I was about six month pregnant with our daughter. that...
    sexygirl81 sexygirl81 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    If you really think about it -legitimately sit and think about it- the idea that this unconquered misery of yours is born of deficient chemicals is quite ridiculous- and...
    LittleWhiteRoom LittleWhiteRoom 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    This more of a question, but I was hoping someone else from here might be able to answer my question. That question is: "Is my father emotionally/verbally abusive?" This stems...
    SomePineapple SomePineapple 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've been having a really rough couple of days. Maybe weeks. It's been building up over time. I'm extremely irritable lately. Everything gets on my nerves. I can barely hold a...
    toni701 toni701 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    A relationship that left me heartbroken left me depressed and angry, I managed to turn that anger for sport. The anger, hatred i felt for my past relationship fueled me into doing...
    SpanishCristian SpanishCristian 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Another day, another dreadful day full of more noteworthy news of sorrow. My good friend has now once again started up on drugs.. He was 5 months sober, and yet he threw it all...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    The thing about depression is everyone confuses it with being sad, or unhappy. But I'm not unhappy. There's just so much emotional and physical pain inside me that nobody can see...
    Calsi704 Calsi704 22-25, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I can't seem to put my thoughts down, my minds not racing, I just feel extremely overwhelmed. I want to try millions of things and end up doing absolutely nothing. I waste my time...
    Savions Savions 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I hate the feeling.. like I'm hallow inside. for years now I've battled it, but it always seems to win. balancing extreme anxiety, school, work, & life is just too much for for me...
    KatelynnRae98 KatelynnRae98 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm so tired of people treating depression like it is some made up thing for attention. Depression is a real thing people struggle with and no one would make up something like this...
    steph0807 steph0807 18-21, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    This divorce is taking far too long. It's ridiculous. Every time there seems to be some glimmer of hope, it's fake. Court dates get postponed multiple times. There's a new law for...
    newchick11 newchick11 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    G'day all.....Im curious... Would love to hear how others manage their depression?? What steps do you take to improve life and living with depression???? The word depression...
    Redridinghood69 Redridinghood69 51-55, F 3 Responses Jun 27

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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...
    raydang123 raydang123 13-15, M Jun 26

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    Hi ok so I have been a victim of emotional and mental nd a little bit of physical abuse in the past. I have been in about 4 relationships that were like that not all were physical...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I don't battle depression, but I have been really sad lately, really really sad. It hard to describe it, it's a lot of different emotions being played right now, however happiness...
    Mixedemotions2k Mixedemotions2k 13-15, M 3 Responses Jun 26

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    I don't know if this really counts as an experience but it's something I've been wanting to get off my chest... Here goes nothing. Two months ago I found out my step dad is a...
    maddsf maddsf 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Every dawn is another gift to us from Mother Earth. And every time we awaken, there are a few seconds when we simply breathe, relaxed, feeling warm and relatively secure, whether...
    WattDeFalk WattDeFalk 56-60, T Jun 25