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I Am a Victim of Extreme Depression

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 225 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Depression is real. Why,

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

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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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    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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    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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    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 little sister is a victim
    mrrua mrrua 36-40, M 3 hrs ago

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    Four weeks, this time. Ive finally climbed out, and yet its the anger, that helps me through. The path to feeling normal is so delicately structured, im hoping i can get through...
    UndyingWraith UndyingWraith 31-35, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I think Depression is fever of the Psyche.
    kasiyat kasiyat 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    Hi I have been battle depression for a long time I feel alone no friend
    secret198932 secret198932 22-25, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    What helps me feel better! So i suffer sporadically with feelings of depression, dare i say suicide. I find that as soon as I'm feeling kind of a bit better i grab it cause why...
    DearSugar DearSugar 26-30, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Has anyone experienced any of these? If you have please see the professional help. Initial stages of possible Black Magic or Spirit Activity Your sleep is disturbed Fatigue and...
    Gloriaboszaman Gloriaboszaman 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Living with depression is like seeing shadows instead of the real things and problems in life. They all seem bigger, scarier and darker than they actually are. The funny thing...
    asami13 asami13 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My bf is battling depression. He failed a licensure exam few months ago that crushed him pretty bad. He cannot study and take it again due to his depression. He was given sleeping...
    OnlyCB OnlyCB 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm not a loud or confrontational person. I was kicked out of my family and disowned because my mother and my brother were abusing my brothers kids. My mother is the one that...
    letters2mymother letters2mymother 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    Some people don't like the term "battle" but it is a apt description when dealing with M/D, and you are in it for the long haul. I was diagnosed with it long before " bipolar" was...
    Golondrinas Golondrinas 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    I, amazingly, woke up today with a huge, heavy, dark weight on my shoulders. I went from last night, whirring over the endless possibilities my life, relationship, future held for...
    Jessa3141 Jessa3141 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I've been depressed all my life. It's extremely depressing that I know my life is passing me by, and I'm just watching that happen. Feel powerless to change anything. If I'd...
    kg54933 kg54933 26-30, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am writing this to shed light on domestic violence and what happened to me. At first it was only on my Facebook and set to "Friends Only", but I am now making it public and...
    Taylor62298 Taylor62298 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Dark grayish smoke fills the air, following the acrid stench of rotting flesh and burning wood, places the mood across the the battle field a dreary one. The earth is scarred black...
    FightingPhoenix FightingPhoenix 46-50, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    So this is what I posted on my blog. Depression is too complex and hard to deal with so I'm not saying I have the cure here or anything like that, but reading this MIGHT help a...
    asami13 asami13 16-17, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    There is finally a light at the end of my tunnel! :-) It's been a two year battle. Things they are a changing now! I'm stronger from all the darkness and learned an extremely...
    Mari3028 Mari3028 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I just want to share a conversation I had with a coworker earlier today A lot of people a extremely self loathing, myself included, and that leads to constantly holding yourself...
    Sparklyblueunicorns Sparklyblueunicorns 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am a victim who was fortunate to survivor and thrive after abuse. Unfortunately, my close friend is now in a similar situation and I can't get through to her. She knows my story...
    JennSadai JennSadai 36-40 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I found something today... Depression does not always mean Beautiful girls shattering at the wrists A glorified, heroic battle for your sanity Or mothers that never got the chance...
    crazihilary crazihilary 26-30, M 5 Responses Aug 20

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    I've never verbally told anyone about my depression or emotional abuse due to the extreme sensitivity of the topics. But within the next week that's gonna change because I have to...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I have been suffering from depression for quite some time, months or more. Pain has a lot to do with it, but so does circumstance. I am continually tired, and unable to function...
    Glennr67 Glennr67 46-50, M Aug 19

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    Yea I was raped .....I don't think I can tell the story but I can tell you fellow rape victims I feel for you.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 17

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    It first started for me in the 8th grade. It was a regular morning on a school day and I woke up dead tired, I could barley move. 40 minutes later I managed to stumble out of bed...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 16

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    I am extremely anxious of my present situation..I wanna escape and quit from this job..tons of work is killing me and what bothers me most is the insensitive supervisors..they knew...
    nightingaleangel nightingaleangel 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 16

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    How to tell if someone is suffering from depression: People without depression: I'm fine😀 People with depression: I'm fine😀
    PenelopePotter PenelopePotter 13-15, F Aug 15

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    Emotional, mental, verbal. And I still miss him and love him. I can't sleep. It's been two days now since his dad called. 8 months since I saw him, touched him, smelled him. My...
    auroraunicorn auroraunicorn 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    So i made a profile on this website about a year ago thinking it would help me with my anxiety and depression but my boyfriend at the time made me delete it! I have been suffering...
    Alicerosex Alicerosex 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 14

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