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I Am a Victim of Extreme Depression

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 223 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    megster16 megster16 18-21, F Nov 6, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    RANT: More people need to be aware of this. This is a serious matter. Most people just say "oh its over the internet who cares not like its real" NO! It DOES MATTER! Just because...
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    Im 14 years old and i have depression. I was diagnosed with it 2 years ago. after i was supposed to go to the therapist but my mom blew it off. recently we moved and i found some...
    miles2317 miles2317 13-15, F 17 Responses Mar 14

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    I didn't seek any professional help if what I'm dealing for awhile now is depression or not. However, I do feel like some of the symptoms matches with one of the different types of...
    raldy raldy 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 3

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    I'm 16 years old almost 17. I have the symptoms of BPD witch is ruining all of my relationships. I don't know what made me become what I call a monster. I know I caused all of the...
    xxcaylaxx xxcaylaxx 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    I have extreme anxiety and I finally told my mom, and she's getting me to a therapist and stuff, but the way she looked at me and the underhanded comments made me realize she...
    thescruffofamoose thescruffofamoose 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    Depression changed me. It made me hate myself so much. I got bulimia which turned into anorexia. I would cut, burn, and claw myself. I got into alcohol and smoking. I lost friends...
    hhannahhbabe hhannahhbabe 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Anyone who have seen my posts here know how bad off I was a few months back. I was extremely miserable and suicidal. I'm doing much better despite no meds or anything. I've simply...
    fallenstar23 fallenstar23 22-25, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    A few months ago I was forced into an abusive relationship and it got extremely stressful. My acne broke out really bad and I started having bad chest pain and respiratory problems...
    BB97 BB97 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have an LDR boyfriend, and he handles me being depressed so well, and I know that none of this is fair to either of us. I've slowly been losing interest in things that I used...
    bandgeekavery bandgeekavery 13-15, T 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I hate when people say "stop playing the victim" well then stop playing the criminal
    Howlingsoulofthewolf Howlingsoulofthewolf 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 8

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    You learn how to cover it up. It's simple, really. It just becomes a part of your day to day life. Sometimes I used excuses, sometimes I pretended I was daydreaming, and sometimes...
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    I think I'm a toxic person and people walk away from me. I sometimes feel them starting to push away and then simply push them the rest of the way and shut them out of my life...
    dingyfowl dingyfowl 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 17

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    I was sexually abused as a child by multiple men. I grew up in a verbally abusive house hold. Struggled with self esteem issues all my life. Witnessed domestic abuse in my home...
    fortheloveoflu fortheloveoflu 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Victim is recipient broken. But they say dont milk the label. They say. Those who aint broken yet. But if they get broken. Oh Whole new shpeal. But victim does...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 11

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    One week I feel on top of the world, like I can do anything and the next week I find myself drained, thinking about ending it. No event causes this change, it just must be...
    molliee151 molliee151 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 5

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    I'm new to this site so I thought maybe I could share a story here.. Well I'm 19 now and in college and in a really good place in my life. But sometimes old demons just come back...
    alexclaire alexclaire 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 12

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    I'm so unhappy!!! I feel extremely suffocated. It's flaring up my anxiety and I feel like I'm about to explode any minute.
    imtired123456789 imtired123456789 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self esteem, make sure, you are not in fact, surrounded by ********.
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    6 months ago I was hanging out with my neighbor as I usually do...(I'm 18 he is 19) but this time it was different. We were watching a movie and he put his arm around me. I said...
    nojusticefortaylor nojusticefortaylor 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I was 5 when I was first molested. 14 when I started cutting. 15 when I was slammed up against a wall and had my first real kiss taken from me. 16 when I was raped and molested by...
    KhildofKhaos KhildofKhaos 18-21 2 Responses Mar 8

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    Its hard for me to share this, but I have been learning that talking about it helps more than I ever thought it would. I am a rape victim, my brothers use to rape me while I was...
    Bear17 Bear17 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    And NO ONE can victimise me. I feel immensely proud of me. I do not want any oh there is so much on your plate Kind of answer, in Any case I am the one to say that, not you. I am...
    isaidenough isaidenough 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    MegaManX97 (TheBirdie (his 2nd profile)) intentionally searches for profiles/posts and verbally attacks people who are in a fragile mental state. Then when you respond to him, he...
    Gophillies8 Gophillies8 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 15

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    Being a female who was raped , I understand how alone someone can feel and it sucks. Im still scared and cant move past it. I want to be able to help other victims because all we...
    Jess116 Jess116 18-21 6 days ago

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    It is a pretty defining part of my life. I've been rocking specialty bras all through high school and have steadily been upgrading every few months to this day. Theres definitely...
    Bigkath Bigkath 18-21, F 16 Responses Mar 9

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    Why do I constantly feel so distraught, so utterly miserable? It seems this cruel and horrifying existence continues to consume the little joy I have left. My repulsive memories...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 4 Responses Mar 16

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