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I Am Clinically Depressed

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    I Found This

    I did not write it. It seems like I did. Exactly how I feel. So I copied and pasted. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ok, im a 13 year old girl and ive been suffering severe depression for over the last 2 or so years for...
    nomeatforshrimp nomeatforshrimp 16-17, F Jul 25, 2012

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    Depression: Low Self-esteem, Humilations And Public Ridicule

    I had three nervous breakdowns and is diagnosed as clinically depressed by a psychiatrist in our community. I literally became insane for three times with my mind out of the reality and immersed in fantasies. In these three breakdowns, i was literally insane; speaking and acting...
    fernan25 fernan25 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 7, 2010

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    So I saw something that to be clinically

    depressed you have to have 5 out of 9 symptoms and have them persist for at least 2 weeks... I think I have 3 of them, with persistence being on and off a bit. So I guess I'm not technically clinically depressed, but it sure feels like it and it really wrecks havoc on my life...
    goodloot3 goodloot3 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 22, 2014

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    "tired"..................

    Im not sure where to start. I need to get things off my chest. I am a little depressed right now and have found that writting often helps. I am quite down at the moment and i am findin it really hard. I don't have any friends but one but i can't really turn to if im in trouble...
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2011

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    My Depression

    Hi, im 14 years old, i struggle with a lot of stuff, im medically diagnosed with depression since almost a year ago, and i take antidepressants every single morning, i also cut myself to feel better, it has become an addiction, i am bipolar, i am anorexic with bulimic tendences...
    ateenagegirl ateenagegirl 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5, 2013

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    "Struggling Musician"

    The joy I get from making and studying music vs. the frustration it brings... Personal and professional. I sometimes feel soo inadequate. My teacher tells me I'm good and people love my music, but I don't even know why people say I'm good when I just look at it all and it feels...
    bluetree88 bluetree88 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 2, 2013

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    I am always sad and tired,

    want to end my misery. No one gives a **** about me which is fine. My dad's always working,moms got her own depression and she's grown tired of me, as she constantly reminds me. and my brothers dealing with his own ****. Can't focus on school always yelled at and told I'm...
    jojowillsaveyou jojowillsaveyou 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2014

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    HIV Diagnosis And Being Gay Are Too Much

    Many days I don't feel like doing a thing since my youth and life has been ruined by this disease, by this world I was brought into where people hate me for being gay, want me to die of AIDS for it, which is a terrible burden for my soul to carry. I hope someday soon I die in my...
    codycosmo codycosmo 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 5, 2013

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    I Don't Like Life Anymore...

    Maybe I'm wrong. Maybe, just maybe, these feelings are all in my head or I'm having a bad nightmare that I have to wake up from-a nightmare that's lasted for more than 8 months. I realized I was depressed 9 months ago, when I asked people if it was possible to know by urself...
    lifesuxbigtime lifesuxbigtime 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 19, 2007

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    One Thing After Another.

    I feel like I just can't catch a break. I am only 16, and I've been depressed since the beginning of 8th grade.  It started off with my mom. She was sort of bad at doing what she was supposed to do, like picking me up on time to go over to her house for the weekend (every...
    Karley Karley 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 3, 2008

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    Things I Hate...

    Here are the things that I hate hate hate....................# Making my lunch when I go to university.# Brushing my teeth in the morning.# Eating breakfast, lunch, and dinner...OMG I hate foods! (except pizza)# Getting dressed up to go out.# Peeing when I'm at my university...
    LisbethTylerMorgan LisbethTylerMorgan 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 10, 2013

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    When I'm Hurting I Get A Sick Pleasure From Indulging In Sadness

    Song lyrics are the main source of this. For all you out there who feel the same, here's one for the playlist. Grow Up And Blow Away By: Metric "Grow Up And Blow Away" Floating the room Two by two From the womb To the holiday There is no holiday First double-cross...
    mindgirl mindgirl 36-40, F Oct 22, 2012

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    20 Years And Counting...

    Maybe 30 but i didn't realize until 20 years ago. I have gone through life with very low self esteem and up to a point people would say 'but you are great, you've got so much going for you'...Im not the person I was. I am tired and I am what i think i am. I have acted to reflect...
    dereksmalls dereksmalls 36-40 1 Response Oct 16, 2012

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    I just told my parents

    that I am clinically depressed. They were acceptive, and I found out that some people on my dad's side of my family have problems with depression, too. I am going to see my doctor this week to get some help. So, my advice to all the teens who are worried is to just do it. I left...
    mcurling mcurling 13-15, F Jan 26, 2014

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    Alone In A House Full Of People.

    If  only people would understand that I do not choose to be the way I am.  Depression is a hormonal imbalance in the brain.  At least that is what I have been told. My mother left me and my brother when we were just babies.  We never knew our father, so...
    daisysducky daisysducky 61-65, F Apr 4, 2010

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    Will The Depression Ever End?

    I've had depression for as long as I can remember, but wasn't officially diagnosed with it until seventh grade. I am seventeen now. Here is my story. My parents broke up when I was two and my mother married a man when I was about three and had my sister a year later. My step dad...
    aleshasummer aleshasummer 18-21, F Sep 7, 2013

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    Life doesn't mean **** to me,

    nothing means **** to me, I can't seem to find joy in anything, I feel useless, I feel like my life is as valuable as that of an insect, that I just bug people and serve no purpose in this world, that I'm meant to be alone forever and I feel like I deserve it. I feel so...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    A Quick Introduction, Probably The Same As All The Others.

    I've been in treatment for a little over 5 years, seeing a shrink, just drug therapy, on antidepressants for most of that time. At the time I started, I was crying every day. That went on for 8 months. I only missed a couple of days in that entire period. I should have asked for...
    atadir atadir 51-55, M 3 Responses Nov 1, 2011

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    Recently I have moved into my mom's home

    and decided to leave my dad. We've never quite got along and I really just could not take anymore of it. My mom and I have been trying so hard to have him just sign over custody papers just so it's simple on everyone. I'll be 18 this December coming up. Basically just one more...
    observando observando 18-21, F Jan 15, 2014

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    Surrender

    I come from a broken home that appears to be perfect.i belong no where because i am unusual.i do not appear to be normal, and i have never met anyone like me.i push away those who seem to care about me,in fear of hurting them.i fear everything in life.i worry about every word i...
    Alightonthewater Alightonthewater 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 15, 2011

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    I'm Always Upset.

    But things are getting worse. I foudn out today that i'm super failing math. and i am behind on my science because i tried to catch up on my math. And my parents think i'm a disappointment. again.
    keke89 keke89 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 5, 2007

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    Why Am I Trying?

    Every day the moments I spend faking a smile are appearing as an endless struggle now...Trying to appear ‘normal’, In some sort of way. It seems that the pain is always here with me and it hurt's to much to breathe...I know there’s been many who’ve had it worse than me...
    iPandaHero iPandaHero 16-17, F Sep 6, 2012

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    My family and I take a week long trip together each summer to this beautiful secluded island about 4 hours away. We all look forward to it all year. Thinking about it gets us...
    purplemoonpie purplemoonpie 26-30, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    feeling depressed. unhappy. God help me... #pressure #family #carrer
    bellaadorna bellaadorna 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I´m feeling very depressed because I´m lonely already my whole life. I wish so much to have a person where I can share the lucky moments in my life and the bad ones, too. But...
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Sigh..what's the point. Highschool friends and my whole family would abandon me if they knew I was an atheist, so I keep them out of my head. But there isn't else inside. I only...
    aeinhardt aeinhardt 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I am new member but infact have been reading stories/experiences for about six months. It seems to be a good site to express oneself as well as seek advice/suggestions. My problem...
    sologhost sologhost 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    As well as me being depressed, I make my friends depressed... Even if im happy, I still manage to make my friends depressed.... im such a bad friend..
    bpc2415 bpc2415 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    If anyone is depressed, I'm depressed too.
    laurenzerbe laurenzerbe 16-17, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    The reasons why I feel depressed is because i was going to go to a family wedding but now I'm left alone abandoned at home doing nothing and now I'm drinking more alcohol heavily...
    agdnn agdnn 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 25

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    I don't really think I'm depressed. I've felt this way for a while, and I don't necessarily correlate it with one singular event or period. Maybe it started after I changed schools...
    amazingamelia amazingamelia 13-15, F Jul 24

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    I refuse to be depressed. I have so many things going on in my life that most people don't even realize. I have family issues, health issues, financial issues, and social issues...
    sweetiepoo sweetiepoo 26-30, F Jul 23

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    I refuse to be depressed. I have so many things going on in my life that most people don't even realize. I have family issues, health issues, financial issues, and social issues...
    sweetiepoo sweetiepoo 26-30, F Jul 23

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    I refuse to be depressed. I have so many things going on in my life that most people don't even realize. I have family issues, health issues, financial issues, and social issues...
    sweetiepoo sweetiepoo 26-30, F Jul 23

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    I refuse to be depressed. I have so many things going on in my life that most people don't even realize. I have family issues, health issues, financial issues, and social issues...
    sweetiepoo sweetiepoo 26-30, F Jul 23

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    I'm on immigration process and am not allowed to work or get a driver's license until I'm authorized. My husband needs to take me places even though he is exhausted with hard work...
    VogueChloe VogueChloe 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I was talking to my mom about one of my friends. This friend got in an argument with her parents and needed to get out of the house. Knowing all too well how it feels to be in a...
    AKGhost98 AKGhost98 16-17, F Jul 22

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    I was diagnosed in November, 2014, but I've been depressed for a little over 2 years. Eventually life just catches up to you, your parents verbally abusing you, you verbally...
    ForeverOnMyGuard ForeverOnMyGuard 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 18

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    I am not sure why, but I always do, I get depressed and feel low in holidays. The only thing I remember from my psychology class in high school is that when people feel low during...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    Am I depressed because I am lonely, or am I lonely because I am depressed?? I don't know the difference..
    halohai halohai 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    i am the most depressed teenager in my family i lock myself in my room i isolate myself from friends and fily and the only way i can stay sane is to paint things with nail varnish
    hater2610 hater2610 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I don't even mind being depressed anymore. It's just life. Life sucks and then you die.
    Thequietwithin Thequietwithin 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    I don't struggle with clinical depression. I'm not what you would probably think of as someone who struggles with depression. I don't have a chemical imbalance or anything like...
    anewman1993 anewman1993 22-25, M Jul 16

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    And when I do get depressed, I just want to be alone. I push everyone away for fear that I'll just bother or annoy them. Or perhaps it's because I just don't want to talk about it...
    Icrossmyheart Icrossmyheart 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 16