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I Am Clinically Depressed

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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...
    codycosmo codycosmo 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 5, 2013

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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...
    Karley Karley 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 3, 2008

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    Listener Here - If you have stuff you want to talk about or vent about, feel free to contact me. I usually am the listener in my crowd and don't mind it. I tend to really want to...
    Sowyfeil Sowyfeil 31-35, F Jun 19, 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...
    nomeatforshrimp nomeatforshrimp 13-15, F Jul 25, 2012

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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...
    ateenagegirl ateenagegirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 5, 2013

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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...
    daisysducky daisysducky 61-65, F Apr 4, 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...
    iPandaHero iPandaHero 16-17, F Sep 6, 2012

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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...
    bluetree88 bluetree88 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 2, 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...
    atadir atadir 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 1, 2011

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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...
    aleshasummer aleshasummer 16-17, F Sep 7, 2013

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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...
    observando observando 16-17, F Jan 15

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    Just Diagnossed Today - I met with a counselor 2 hours ago, and she diagnossed me as being clinically depressed. Next stage in life I guess, it took me years of feeling like crap...
    nscappoose nscappoose 41-45, M 5 Responses Aug 23, 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...
    dereksmalls dereksmalls 36-40 1 Response Oct 16, 2012

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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...
    lifesuxbigtime lifesuxbigtime 16-18, F 2 Responses Aug 19, 2007

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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...
    Alightonthewater Alightonthewater 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 15, 2011

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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...
    mcurling mcurling 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 26

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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...
    fernan25 fernan25 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 7, 2010

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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...
    mindgirl mindgirl 36-40, F Oct 22, 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...
    keke89 keke89 16-18, F 2 Responses Dec 5, 2007

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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...
    LisbethTylerMorgan LisbethTylerMorgan 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 10, 2013

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    On a serious note, I suffer from bipolar disorder and depression. So I think this is why I'm single. Im not the same person all the time and i go a bit crazy sometimes. People don...
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    Watching my mum playing candy crush, seeing her smile. I used to share all my problem with my mum. And she's always there for me. But I couldn't share with her about my urinary...
    sadboi sadboi 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    I just got clinically diagnosed with depression. If only they knew half of what I really do.
    just1a2girl3 just1a2girl3 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Had a fight with my husband. Every time when we have a fight, I'm depressed....
    hotwifeWA hotwifeWA 36-40, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I really hope no one will mind me kept typing the same frustration and depression related to what I am facing. I tried my best to occupy myself, watch tv, watch YouTube... But once...
    sadboi sadboi 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I feel depressed almost everyday.... Just a sad thought... It hard not to fall into depression :( i feel depressed a lot and i dont feel like doing much when i am depressed...
    Coolrocker Coolrocker 22-25, F Mar 19

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    I have written on here once before, about a comment my husband had made awhile ago about our marriage. Now, within a short week, everything has completely crumbled. First let me...
    mbackman678 mbackman678 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 18

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    Ever since this school year started, I have been overly depressed. So many things have been going on in my life-school and home. At home, my parents have been fighting. I've been...
    sassysarah98 sassysarah98 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I never realized it until today but I actually have been depressed for almost 3 years. Probably longer. I used to be super depressed everyday. But now I'm just depressed in general...
    allytoledodiaz allytoledodiaz 13-15, F Mar 29

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    I go through cycles of horrible clinical depression and feelings of neutrality/apathy. I was on medications for about two and a half years and felt great. So great that my...
    AlyxB AlyxB 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Dear depressed people, you know you mean a lot to some people okay maybe not a lot but there is still that one person that cares,,, always. you know you have one life,right? so why...
    SAVEtheHER0 SAVEtheHER0 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Hi there , im totally depressed and i dont know how to handle my emotions .. Im a christiam believer And im a bisexual .. Im married .. Im happy .. I really want a friend to share...
    daffodils1975 daffodils1975 36-40, M Apr 5

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    Well, it is no secret because I know. Is that all matters? No, but it seems like it. With my circumstances and the live and "family" I am stuck in, I suffer depression and nobody...
    ColourmeAmb ColourmeAmb 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I am very depressed due to my prostate problem and my mum with cancer. Yesterday when I went to see the doctor and the doctor said maybe it's prostate enlargement but he said...
    sadboi sadboi 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I just went to the wash room and starting to feel abit difficult to let it out. I guess there's really something serious about my prostate. I hope is not cancer. I feel really...
    sadboi sadboi 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Why am I depressed? Maybe because no one really cares about me at least that is what it seems. My friends keep walking out of my life. I feel like I disappoint my mom no matter...
    Oreolover27 Oreolover27 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    Damn it , if you see my dreams, you will wonder what the hell was going on through my head during the day that I am dreaming this at night, you might even feel threatened thinking...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I don't want to be depressed any more. I go through waves of joy and sorrow and I hate it. My mom had cancer. My sister was in a mental hospital. My dad works but doesn't make much...
    chrisrose925 chrisrose925 13-15, M Mar 22

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    I could write a 30,000 word prose of why I am depressed and why life has led me to the way I feel right now. But none of that really matters. It doesn't matter what life...
    Isabel13 Isabel13 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Oh my god, I'm so tired of this. I'm so sick of being alive. I hate myself in every single way. I don't want to keeping living anymore. I want to die. I don't want to go to college...
    mysteryhatcat mysteryhatcat 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I'm just been so depressed lately i mean I have two good friends but they don't understand what I'm going to go through what makes me even more angry is that my mom always tells I...
    saladbarchris saladbarchris 13-15, M Mar 25

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    I don't get it! One minute you'll be having a wonderful day! All excited and happy and the next minute your broken down and sad and you feel like your worthless except for no...
    EmoPanda3 EmoPanda3 13-15, F Mar 26

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    its an unending circle. i am depressed because i am lonely and i feel i am alone because i am depressed. I can start any conversation you want online. i feel ok to be me online...
    confused623 confused623 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    I told my friend I'm severely depressed and cut and have anorexia and then she tried to one-up me by telling me that she is depressed when she has a near perfect life. Then she...
    just1a2girl3 just1a2girl3 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I am so terribly unhappy and lonely. I cut, I have and eating disorder, and I am so depressed that I can't even get out of bed in the morning. I can't get over this without...
    just1a2girl3 just1a2girl3 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 1

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    Yesterday was a particularly bad day for me, I took a pill for the first time since I tried to kill myself through an overdose and all the feelings from that day came back. The...
    anon1995 anon1995 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    This is another stupid non-'experience' i've seen on here. How does Facebook out of all websites (especially this one) make someone feel depressed? Because you have no friends? No...
    Yogurtree Yogurtree 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Depression comes and goes with me. Last night, it came to me. And this morning, I took an anti-depressant to help me go thru the day at work and whenever. I feel cheerful and...
    littlemisslight littlemisslight 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I'm a teenager but I think I'm depressed. I've been depressed in the past before but I think it's come back to haunt me. I wear nothing but giant jackets and jeans all year round...
    iLoveAsjohn iLoveAsjohn 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    All I want is to have my bladder and prostate ultrasound done, and receive the correct treatment, but it's so hard. The hospital I went for two times the doctor were not helpful...
    sadboi sadboi 26-30, M 16 hrs ago

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    ive been this way since middle school. i dont understand why, i gew up in a good home, have loving parents, nice things (kinda lol). but every day i go about with a serious look on...
    Izzyguy007 Izzyguy007 22-25, M Mar 17

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    hi everyone, my name is Chrysa and i am really sad... All this week my -so called bestfriend- wasn't speaking to me and when she was she called me names.... So today she told me...
    chrysaaa chrysaaa 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 18