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I Am Clinically Depressed

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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 2 Responses Jul 5, 2013

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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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    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 16-18, F 2 Responses Aug 19, 2007

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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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    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...
    AmJordi AmJordi 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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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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    "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 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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    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 16-18, F 2 Responses Dec 5, 2007

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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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Jan 26, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I had a major breakdown a couple of days ago and my family had to call the ambulance cause I was completely out of it. We were almost at the hospital when I began coming back to my...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Jan 3

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    I've gone far this time, to far. I'm losing grip on reality again. I've been here before, and I've felt the varnings signals for a while now. I know I should ask for help, but I...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I get mixed episodes a lot and my doctor told me that I have mixed bipolar and I was wondering what do your mixed episodes feel like? mine feel like extreme agitation like I can't...
    danielle18 danielle18 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    When I feel depressed or down, I don't find the things I do enjoyable anymore, so I listen to video game music. It gives me strength to live on. My mind relaxes from negative...
    RainingMind RainingMind 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    All I've wanted to do today was to either get in a wreck or fall and get a big bloody gash. I dont know what to do anymore. He's all I think about and i desperately want to be...
    blackspikex blackspikex 18-21, F 34 mins ago

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    it's always on and of . im starting to wonder if depression ever truly goes away. I thought my meds were working and I was getting better and then all of a sudden one afternoon I...
    EnjoyTheSilenceX EnjoyTheSilenceX 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    I really do think i'm depressed. My guardian won't take me to a doctor to see if something is wrong with me because she says i'll just use it as an excuse for the rest of my life...
    ImYourLady ImYourLady 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    It's weird to admit that. Actually it's almost scary to admit being depressed. Until recently I couldn't even form the words 'I'm depressed', and honestly I still have trouble...
    TrappedInAWonderland TrappedInAWonderland 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    So, I'm a 16 y/o who's depressed, big deal... That's what I want to be believe. Anyway, I've been depressed for over 2 years, it affected me so much that it got to the point that...
    freedeer freedeer 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 19

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    I do not know what to ******* do right now!!! I have been depressed these days!!! I feel lonely, I feel like no cares for me and it is like everyday !!! I feel ugly !!! I am so...
    Katt007 Katt007 18-21, F Jan 5

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    I have been feeling depressed for so many years now I'd rather not count, but I am really starting to question will ever get any bettet for me. As every time I allow myself to...
    dstarbuck dstarbuck 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    When I feel depressed the thought of eating sickens me. If I am severely depressed I could starve myself for days on end up to a week, instead I drink up to 4 V cans a day (a drink...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 9

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    I won't lie, I have suicidal thoughts.. I constantly have a battle with my thoughts and I'm very depressed. I can't even find someone who is loyal enough for me, I am bullied, I...
    YoyoDuckyMomo YoyoDuckyMomo 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    At first I did not know I am depressed. I was just...sad, and completely lack motivation in everything. My chest always feels heavy?not literally?and it is like having a dark and...
    littleowlet littleowlet 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 11

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    I haven't been on here in a really long time. But I'm getting really desperate. I've been in so much physical pain I can't even watch tv anymore. I just wandered around my house...
    Invisibleninja12 Invisibleninja12 18-21, F Jan 14

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    Everywhere I go I don't belong Everywhere I go I am lonely Everywhere I go I am ignored Everywhere I go I am talked about Everywhere I go I am depressed All I want to do is die...
    Newgirl00 Newgirl00 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    Depression sucks it is something hat cannot be removed easily , when u tell someone not to be depressed it is like telling a blind man to see clearly . Getting depressed cannot be...
    asianahyang96 asianahyang96 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 15

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    I hate it that I don't know what to say when I see a depressed person's story on here. I am an albino with weak eyesight and I hate the sun. My father passed away when I was nine...
    anonymousmuslimteen anonymousmuslimteen 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    I'm depressed, very depressed I could use a trustworthy person to talk to ...
    blondiebieber17 blondiebieber17 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    Just depressed... Wanna cry kinda depressed.
    Christinamarie3095 Christinamarie3095 41-45, T 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Feeling depressed lately. Not really sure why. Wishing I felt motivated and happy. But instead I seem to be tired and in pain, and just unhappy. My husband seems to be happy, he's...
    st4rshine st4rshine 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    My only friend never wants to hang out with me. Every time I ask her she says she is not feeling well or is busy. Today I asked why she never wanted to hangout with me , she said...
    IntrovertedKat IntrovertedKat 16-17, F Dec 29, 2014

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    Been depressed lately, just shook it off now finally. Now get my sh-t back on track, new year resolution drink more water, dehydration can lead to depression.
    YellowBrightLight YellowBrightLight 18-21 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I just can't shake this feeling. I've been depressed for a very long time. it just keeps getting worse and worse. it physically hurts. No matter what i do, the pain won't go away...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I Hate being at parties or around people when I feel depressed. I feel like I will cry at any moment and that would be a disaster. Everyone asking what's wrong when I don't know...
    nadia50 nadia50 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    so frigging depressed right now
    Degrassi94 Degrassi94 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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