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I Am a Victim of Extreme Depression

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 221 People

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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2015

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    megster16 megster16 18-21, F Nov 6, 2014

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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'm upset because my psychiatrist wants to wean me either way down on my Xanax or I think he really wants to get me off of it for good. This is NOT good! I need that Xanax! I'm an...
    Bluetangerine Bluetangerine 46-50, F 1 hr ago

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    I feel great today, but sadly to me it's not a good thing. It just shows me that this is how I'd be without depression, without anger.. Normal. Normal me can get **** done and be...
    akaShaun akaShaun 18-21, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I met someone a few months back who understands depression. Though, He is known to be a prideful, bossy man who would loose patience once in a while. But being around him. Not a...
    Shxxxooo Shxxxooo 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I was actually professionally diagnosed with depression about a week or two ago after a rough patch in my life started to get the better of me. The NHS service in the UK is free...
    longdarkhair longdarkhair 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    You know you've hit depression when: - you know deep down inside you will be ok but you still feel awful. - you know people love you but it doesn't feel like they do. - you know...
    AngelicHalo AngelicHalo 36-40, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    My psychiatrist just gave me Ibuprofen for depression.
    sievert sievert 13-15, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Last night I took a hot shower while silently crying. Knowing that my tears blend in with water. I remember the feeling I felt in that moment. It was all but heartache pain...
    Shxxxooo Shxxxooo 18-21, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I came off my antidepressant because my doc wants me to change meds from Effexor to Wellbutrin. It has been the worst thing ever, I ended Effexor Friday and had the worst side...
    TexasBrian TexasBrian 36-40, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Mine is the comment of a male, 67, who had , for the most part, lived a moral life. The damage left behind in the case of rape is of no concern to the perpetrator. He is a loser...
    BuckeyeBill48 BuckeyeBill48 66-70, M 2 days ago

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    Not only do I know what depression can do to the person who has it but I know exactly how it can destroy a marriage. Having had unresolved depression for many years, my husband...
    Alleygirltoo Alleygirltoo 41-45, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Part of the reason I have been able to overcome this recent battle with depression is being on here, seeing that I am not alone, resisting the urge to isolate, seeing so many...
    NatalieR13 NatalieR13 31-35, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I self harm As soon as my parents left the house that was the first thing that I did… I desperately need the numb feeling that it brings because without it my mind wanders to...
    love11915 love11915 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hey everyone, it's my first time posting, so I will keep it short. It's also 3:45 am. I wanted to talk about my sociopathic, violent brother. This guy lied and told us in great...
    LiftedCurse LiftedCurse 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    I fight this empty feeling every day. I've never truly been happy before with my life or anything in it. I feel so lost, like I'm drifting. I always have a series of plans though...
    Lyric8 Lyric8 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Yes. This needs to be addressed immediately. It's true that I am a youngish woman. However, I am not a youngish American woman. It has occurred to myself and others that the U...
    MegBrady MegBrady 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Quite often abusers flip on you when you wont be their victim and you fight back...kick and uncaged lion *************...I dare you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 days ago

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    I started taking medication for my depression about 8 years ago, though I suffered from it for at least 10 years prior to that. I would try a medicine, slowly have it upped and...
    Ikid Ikid 22-25 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So I completely went against my plan and kind of unexpectedly told my therapist about the rape. She's probably the only person who will ever know ...except the man I marry. He will...
    WomanOfWillendorf WomanOfWillendorf 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Depression Fighting to live is a serious thing. Sometimes I wish it was alcoholism because then your depression would be numbed. I have been going through what I call a tunnel of...
    milizbeth milizbeth 46-50, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I need to start doing something about my life. Haven't been taking antjdepressions for one year, they made me feel extremely moody. I'm a coloured person, the nurses I seen and...
    JunkFoodJunkie JunkFoodJunkie 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I don't want to rely on someone else's happiness to be happy myself. I'm tired of making myself the victim. I'm tired of needing approval. Because that "happiness" isn't real and...
    Morgenlicht Morgenlicht 22-25, F a week ago

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    I did the depression anxiety and stress test and I got 32/24/32 which is extremely severe (depression) extremely severe (anxiety) and only severe stress. Extremely mean it can't...
    SadlySafe SadlySafe 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    If you're ever feeling extremely low, or just a bit sad then feel free to share your feelings with our community: http://live-another-day.boards.net/
    driftingalone driftingalone 16-17, F Feb 2

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    To be fair though, I hate it when people act like a victim in general.
    IntenseCookie IntenseCookie 16-17, F Feb 2

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    Is it a mystery why "I Battle Depression" is like the most popular thing on here? For my fellow Depressees... I hope this can be a light in your dark tunnel... Or maybe this is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 1

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    I haven't written anything for a while... recently with stress on my job, my depression has gotten worse... I wake up with tears in my eyes.. I'm not crying but the tears are just...
    SelfishShellfish SelfishShellfish 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    This you may see in a different light. But this is the first time that I believe I have been sexually harrassed. Before you judge, hear me out. I was sitting on a bus home from...
    Teaganwhitney Teaganwhitney 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I find in my own depression over time there were roughly three or four distinct stages of depression, and different things worked or did not work depending on which stage I was in...
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