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I Am Bi Polar With Major Depression

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    I have an amazing support system. It's too bad I don't let them support me. For some reason I am unable to talk to my family and friends about how I am feeling. I am in such a dark place right now. Nothing is going right, hope is nothing more than a word. Setting goals is so far...
    jeffro499 jeffro499 26-30 2 Responses Sep 27, 2011

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    I Will Not Let My Illness Defeat Or Define Me!

    Getting diagnosed was a pretty deflating thing for me. Hell, I was already in the midst of the worst depressive episode I had ever encountered, why not enlighten me with a more serious disorder as well? I went home and sat on the couch for hours. I didn't speak, eat, or sleep. I...
    jeffro499 jeffro499 26-30 1 Response Sep 28, 2011

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    Building It Up Just To Tear It Back Down...

    As far back as I can remember my life has been a rollercoaster. I can remember flipping out and screaming at my mother for the smallest of things. Twenty minutes later I would be fine, the immense anger a distant memory. My periodical moments of rage would only continue, going to...
    jeffro499 jeffro499 26-30 Sep 27, 2011

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    I don't know how long I'm battling it, because I never really saw my life as something that matters. I gave life a shot to be more of a person by talking and trying to do things...
    RedUnderground RedUnderground 16-17, M 3 Responses Jun 27

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    My wife has terrible ppd. It's our third child and I'm stuck dealing with all three kids and trying to make a living. Often all she wants to do is sleep or medicate herself.
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    Hmmm...I'll try.. Names miguel, and I'm having trouble deciding how to move forward in my life. I have ADHD,Anxiety,Have no motivation at all! I mean like don't even feel like...
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    Yes i survived and im really proud of that. I had major depression and i got cognitive behavioral treatment along with an SSRI and now im perfectly fine, living happily every...
    michellatr michellatr 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I'm not the only person in my family who hasn't gotten along with her. She doesn't speak to my grandmother, who practically raised me, because she doesn't agree with my mother's...
    E991010 E991010 13-15, F Jul 10

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    I have been diagnosed with clinical depression from the age of 15. I guess what got me started was the constant bullying I endured through my school years. At the age of 14, I...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    My name is Abby, I've been battling depression since I was little and I've gotten better with how to deal with it. Along with my depression come anxiety, ADHD, OCD, and insomnia. I...
    AbbyRoseM AbbyRoseM 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I thought I was doing really well dealing with my depression. But some days I can feel that blackness creeping in again, and I don't know how to stop it. I hate it. I'm sick and...
    Emma93 Emma93 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    It's not like I want to be depressed I just am and it won't leave it consumes me at all times. People judge me for something I can't help. When someone breaks an arm people go...
    guitarlove24 guitarlove24 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 26

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    I feel so lonely. For as long as I can remember I have felt depressed and alone. I don't think it will ever get better. As a child I hoped that when I grew up it would get better...
    Basilandthyme Basilandthyme 26-30, F 7 Responses Jul 3

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    Onehappygirl is the username I chose. They say that you can speak into existence & maybe then I will be happy one day & not just happy for an hour or a day, but for life. I'm so...
    onehappygirl onehappygirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I think I fight going to sleep every night because when I wake up....it is the worst feeling I have ever felt. Intense fear and pain and sadness, etc.... I am lucky to finally...
    pearl26ab pearl26ab 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    I've been bother with how depression as changed me as in laughter, meaning I use to love to laugh just for the sake of laughing and just get a kick out of someone how they find...
    onlytrusthim onlytrusthim 36-40, M Jul 10

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    I'm 13 and I am diagnosed with severe depression OCD social anxiety borderline disorder and a few other things I self harm also..... I am really sad and depressed and I don't know...
    serenitymorrisseau serenitymorrisseau 13-15, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I honestly feel like an absolutely vile person. I can't say that there is anything good about me. My family treated me terribly for years and scarred me so badly. I've always been...
    selfishmachine selfishmachine 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    This happen on June 10th 2014, my parents force me to brake up with my girlfriend (me and her don't consider are selfs broke. up) but my parents told me it was because "it was for...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    From the perspective of a long term survivor of depression. .. I don't think it every fully leaves, we just get better at dealing. Each time we survive we are that little bit...
    Diabo1ique Diabo1ique 70+ 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I had a pretty traumatic childhood which led to my anxiety and depression now. When I was 6 yrs old, I found my neighbor after a failed suicide attempt. I had gone over to see if...
    SingToTheSky2298 SingToTheSky2298 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    So I was talking to my brother yesterday and he is the only one who knows about how I have depression.. Well kinda, I haven't told him about being suicidal, he just knows about...
    brokxnangxl brokxnangxl 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    The past 6 years have been a constant battle of depression, loneliness, paranoia Etcetc. I'm in that time of my life where I either want to give up completely or work hard to get...
    Exoduss Exoduss 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Depression Self harm Suicide Eating disorders. As seen on tumblr, these things are often romanticized and given glamour. Girls and boys think it's okay to cut open their skin...
    Pxppunkprincess Pxppunkprincess 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    i dont know what to say im worn out and all i feel is pain im so depressed that i dont want o socialixw i cant even rember what i did a minute ago im so sick and fricken tired of...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F 10 hrs ago

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    I've been battling depression since I was eight years-old. Most of it stemmed from problems with my father who, to make it short and simple, has been a complete jerk my whole life...
    Frost119 Frost119 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    The day I tried to die was a major pivotal point in my life. My Depression wasn't sudden; it was more of a build up of things. I remember the day I first self harmed. I wasn't...
    needtotellsomeone needtotellsomeone 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    (Not a polaroid, it's a fujifilm instant camera, like the polaroid) I ordered my fujifilm instax 210 yesterday! It's supposed to be at my house July 1st-7th. I spent all my money...
    PanicAtTheDiscount PanicAtTheDiscount 13-15, F Jun 26

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    Well I've had bi-polar for yrs now...I was diagnosed at 19 when I had my first break down...I've been on a lot of different type of medication over the years. I found that Abilify...
    dmlongobardo23 dmlongobardo23 26-30, F Jul 8

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    “I guess that’s just the way it goes. I loved you with all my heart and you completely destroyed me.”
    NoneCares NoneCares 16-17, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I see people who make posts about how much they love their mom and that their mom is always there for them and understands them but sadly at times that is not the case for me. I...
    wonderlustdreamer wonderlustdreamer 18-21, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Hello, this is my first post on here. I guess I came to get advice but also I like to give advice to others going through similar situations in life. So here's my situation. I am a...
    Poochie26 Poochie26 26-30, M Jul 1

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    I thought it was over. I have been so afraid of a relapse. I can't tell if this is another round of depression or something else. I felt good for about a month before I started...
    SacredEarth SacredEarth 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I am depressed Suicidal Have anxiety Self-harm AND IT NEVER ******* ENDS! I am so depressed and think about killing myself all the time. I dream about it for MERLINS sake! I...
    shippingdeamus shippingdeamus 13-15, M 6 Responses Jul 9

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    I have my ups and my downs but I just look ahead and think to myself do I want to continue letting this cripple me and control my life I finally started little by little to turn my...
    BrookeDuchanne16 BrookeDuchanne16 16-17, F Jul 11

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    I have a major issue, basically, I want to rid myself of my emotions. I've battled depression for a two year long uphill battle, and, I'm actually winning, but, that's not my...
    Nix0 Nix0 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I've never been officially told by a doctor if have bi-polar disorder but I have a lot of the symptoms and pass family members have had it. I feel depressed someone msg me to help...
    Mendex Mendex 13-15, M Jul 10

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    It's terribly rough... When you hate yourself. it's a different story when the people around you know that you're struggling but still they treat you like trash. There was a time...
    smurfinaround smurfinaround 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I was just wondering if anyone else has experienced this also. -- I had a breakdown and a major panic attack at 1am this morning. Honestly, I don't actually remember anything...
    gh0st13 gh0st13 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 14

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    Today, I woke up okay. But then, my mom's boyfriend went downstairs and suddenly my morning turned sour. Why do I have to see his stupid face everyday, let alone, first thing as I...
    clawrist clawrist 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 1

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    My whole life (20 just turned, male) I've been excelling in things. I always had lots of friends, been involved in sports and was quite good at them which allowed me to interact...
    Dollers24 Dollers24 18-21, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Depression is like a pit. Inside of the pit is a ladder. The ladder is very broken, but still climbable. The farther down in the pit you are, the worse depression is. You can get...
    ToBeAnOtaku101 ToBeAnOtaku101 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    ONE STEP IN THIS JOURNEYSometimes I find myself not able to write. I mind is so confused, not knowing what to put on paper. I am taking all my meds. , for a change, seeing if that...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 1 Response Jul 13

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    I will defeat depression not because I was told to or cause my family or friends begged me to but because I wanted to stop for my own good before its to late. I doing it cause I...
    FighterWolf FighterWolf 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    No! ****! I'm so tired of people saying that! You obviously don't understand! There is situational depression and body depression, 2 very different things. Body depression isn't...
    CaliCoRex4 CaliCoRex4 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    Tips on overcoming depression without meds. AIM FOR EIGHT HOURS OF SLEEP. Depression mostly involves sleep problems. Whether you’re sleeping too little or too much, your mood...
    Stayfreesailor Stayfreesailor 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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