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I Am a Victim of Extreme Depression

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 226 People

    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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    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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    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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    megster16 megster16 18-21, F Nov 6, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Depression is real. Why,

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

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    misguidedghost9 misguidedghost9 22-25, F 26 mins ago

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    I am in one of those moments now that I don't know what's really happening anymore. I am a student and I was diagnosed with ptsd and anxiety 7 months ago now. Over the past few...
    misguidedghost9 misguidedghost9 22-25, F 44 mins ago

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    The worst thing about depression is the fact that most of us dwell on what it is that's depressing us in the first place. if we can condition ourselves to think positive, positive...
    businessasusual100 businessasusual100 31-35, M 1 hr ago

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    I suffer from depression and anxiety. Living day to day can be a struggle and yes, I'm taking my psych. meds and going to counselling on a regular basis. The thing that bothers...
    FunkyFerdman FunkyFerdman 51-55, M 2 hrs ago

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    I used to fight depression and anxiety, but now I think I'm just tired of fighting. I want to release my husband from our marital contract so he can return home to his mom and kids...
    GettinginMyownWay GettinginMyownWay 36-40, F 6 hrs ago

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    depression is when you don't really care about anything. You don't care what you look like, you don't care what others think, you don't care what others say. You stay locked up in...
    Loquesoy Loquesoy 18-21, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I struggled with depression 2nd semester of my freshman year of high school. No one understood me. It was honestly the worst couple of months of my life. But now, I am very happy...
    thatsitbye thatsitbye 13-15, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I have very bad depression, but being bipolar, it makes it complicated. one minute I'm happy the next I want to cut. I haven cut ever since school let out. But one of my friends...
    100BlackRoses 100BlackRoses 16-17, F 15 hrs ago

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    Imagine yourself as a painter, you have this blank canvas in front of you. You envision this amazingly intricate painting of reds, blues, greens, and purples. Then the more you...
    32nmud 32nmud 13-15, M 5 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Mental health is so important! It's too bad there is such a stigma surrounding it, that people cannot have a conversation about it. You brain controls your whole body, and one...
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1 22-25, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Lately, I've been more depressed and than I've been in I'd say at least two years. I'm worried it's going to damage my relationship beyond repair. I cry/get angry because I feel...
    illium illium 18-21, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    So, I have issues opening up to people in person. I don't have any friends to begin with. So I figured I'd just come online. Although I've suffered from emotional abuse, and still...
    BudLilly BudLilly 18-21, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Thought things where getting better and deleted the app for a while, and now it's all gone down hill again. I'm fed up of going from highs to lows extremely quick. I with my...
    aimsdisneyox aimsdisneyox 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Every time I look at myself in the mirror I feel like I'm suffocating. I'm just so unhappy with myself. An extremely intense wave of just straight self hatred comes over me every...
    underwaterlilly underwaterlilly 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    When I was 15 I had a friend with severe depression. She attempted suicide many times and had an eating disorder because of it.. Over the course of 2 years I have helped her...
    JesusismySaviour JesusismySaviour 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Hi I would like to share my personal experience I have had.I was a victim of emotional and verbal abuse.So I wanted to share my personal story to help others out there.For most of...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 5 days ago

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    Ever since I was younger I have battled with depression and anxiety. It's honestly nothing that can just "go away" from a few pills prescribed from my doctor. Depression sucks. It...
    Amberrjade27 Amberrjade27 22-25, F a week ago

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    I was a victim of mental and physical abuse by my stepdad but overcame it and went to God with my burdens and ended up moving in with my grandma and I'm saved and proudly serve God...
    cgchildoftheking cgchildoftheking 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I've seen this question before... What is depression like? Now, it may not be the same for everyone. Depression varies in intensity, in length, in type. For some, like me, it's a...
    bluerose2218 bluerose2218 18-21, F Jul 25

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    I'm not blaming anybody but myself for where I am and the circumstances I have to face in my life. It's not my parent's fault, nor is it my friend's fault. It's my fault. I own it...
    Noregrets5 Noregrets5 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 25

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    I have extreme depression.
    Killingmesoftly78 Killingmesoftly78 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    I suffer from Bi Polar depression. When I was first diagnosed with depression, they diagnosed me with chronic depression which is depression caused by the fact that somebody wants...
    AnyExperience AnyExperience 13-15, F Jul 24

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    So I joined EP a few weeks ago coming from a background of extremely low self-esteem and terrible body image and no self worth. I could never find anyone near me who was a part of...
    Others2468 Others2468 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    Hi, I'm Gianna and I'm currently 15. I'm sorry if anything I say offends you in any way, but I tend to be very blunt because that's the way I've been talked to. I have been...
    CagedBird1778 CagedBird1778 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    To my mom who has tortured me for years I'm taking my life back. I am not worthless and I have people who love me even if you don't. In three months I'm leaving you will not make...
    Bellamey1 Bellamey1 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    The first time i was hospitalized for depression was when i was 18 yo. I was "formed" or put in against my will. You are "formed" when you are either a danger to yourself or a...
    Etheros Etheros 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 21

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    I live at home with mom and dad, it's the only place in the world where I feel like I belong at all. I love my family, they are everything to me. But the moment I step outdoors...
    Onyxheart93 Onyxheart93 18-21, F Jul 20

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    For more than half my life I have battled. Diagnosed early at 19 with bipolar thrusted into my 1st major episode. Those that dnt know & say just snap out of it Ive wanted to smack...
    Sugasug Sugasug 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 20