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    When people say that people with depression are

    faking, your just making it worse.
    dolphinpoof dolphinpoof 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    They don't see the tear tracks on my face

    and they can't hear me screaming on the inside. They don't see me curled up in a ball when I'm supposed to be peacefully sleeping. I'm invisible when I'm carving my hurting heart into my skin. They don't see the self-hate nor the hateful monster I see in the mirror. They see...
    Bluemusiq Bluemusiq 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I recently applied for a Team leader position

    however was rejected after my interview. I had a feedback session today where they told me I didn't have enough team leading experience even though the other candidates were in the same boat as me. I have been working in the company for over 2 years thus felt I had the knowledge...
    Accg23 Accg23 26-30, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I Send My Love To You All ≪3

    i know you don't no me in person... but i just wanted to say that i love you. I don't care who you are . what your problems are . your sexuality , your skin colour, where you live , what language you speak , your choice of music or what ever , i just wanted to say i love you. I...
    MiskaMaskedOne MiskaMaskedOne 18-21 1 Response Apr 23, 2013

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    Somedays it just feels like I'm swimming up

    towards the surface, and it looks like it's getting closer. Then other days, it just looks so far that I start to wonder if it's even worth trying to get to the top.
    Dacerspacestar Dacerspacestar 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    First off this is an old story everyone .

    Im happy now . NOVEMBER 26,2014 I'm not sure how much people will actually read this because it's going to be really long but basically I've struggled with depression my whole life . I'm not looking for attention i just want to put my story out there because I've hid it my...
    FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul 18-21, F 26 Responses Nov 26, 2014

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    My Declaration

    So many thoughts course through my mind that it has grown weary. Thoughts of life, of meaning, of purpose, of concepts, of beliefs.  Thoughts of “shoulds” or “should have nots”. Thoughts of reasoning, of justification. Thoughts of fantasies, of fulfillment. Thoughts of...
    WearOutKyd WearOutKyd 26-30, M 8 Responses Sep 5, 2013

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    I'm don't like that it's

    so looked down upon to be down...I try to be as happy as I can be ..and I am happy alot too....but I can't ignore I am down about some things in my life and have bad days ...I've had a lot of losses and been through a lot so I don't expect to just walk around all happy all the...
    candyone candyone 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    EmanonEvahi EmanonEvahi 36-40, M 9 Responses Sep 16, 2014

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    I GET depressed......

    have to just "soldier through" it ^_^ ( a sense of humour helps :-)
    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    everythingispale everythingispale 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 1

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    I still haven't went to get help,

    I can't bring myself to do it. Maybe I don't actually care and want to feel this way. I don't see my future, I can't see myself doing anything "happy and productive" in the next 5-10 years if I do live. I'm useless, not really good at anything. Although there are positive sides...
    Britt4ny Britt4ny 70+, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I always feel like I don't want to live in this

    world. I am so lonely and there is violence everywhere. I live in an orphanage and my boyfriend just broke up with me. And when I go to a social network I always read that people think girls are just useful for that one thing. And I feel like nobody loves me or will love me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses Aug 15

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    I want to die. I'm not going to do anything to

    myself. I just want to be killed. I want to go to sleep and never wake up..
    lacalloway lacalloway 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    morimotonari morimotonari 13-15, M 4 Responses Aug 6

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    I never had a reason to be sad.

    I just was. finally I couldn't take it anymore. I showed my mom what I did myself everyday. I showed her all my pain. she put me in a mental hospital. I lied my way out. saying I was happy and feeling much better. they were so stupid to believe me. it's been almost a year since...
    brookisme brookisme 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    That moment.. You want to connect with someone,

    someone to be close to..and u realize u have no one lol.. :D That's exactly how im feeling right now..have no one to say "hey" to or to ask me how I am? or how my life is going? and to know about there day and how things have been going with them.Sucks having no close friends...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 4 Responses May 15, 2014

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    My heart can only take

    so much. I don't know what to do to escape the pain. My thoughts frighten me.
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 8 Responses Dec 10, 2014

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    I feel myself falling

    once again....I try and fight it as much as possible but its just hard to come out from this hole..... even with what little good I have in my life..its just not enough... it doaent out way the bad..
    scarsofrelief scarsofrelief 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I can't cry. I literally can't.

    I have no tears left and I want so badly to cry. I never feel happy. Almost nothing excites me or makes me happy anymore. It's been like this for almost two years now, or more I don't remember. I feel a sadness lurking around me all the time. Around my friends, my family, around...
    camelunicorn camelunicorn 16-17, F 30 Responses Jun 30, 2014

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    having the worst day of my life.

    just finally coming to terms with my best friends suicide. Hope I can make it through the day. #MissyouforeverMySister
    maya0871 maya0871 13-15, F 6 Responses Aug 16

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    Suddenly I felt like crying.

    It's been forever since I cried. I don't know why now. Just suddenly my whole past flashed in my mind. Now I'm sad and crying my eyes out. Screaming into my pillow. Today was a good day, now it ended me being depressed.
    PoopieNoodle PoopieNoodle 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Well may some of my friends here know

    that I'm in Mexico for the whole summer, which I'm super excited about! I been hanging out with my cousins, been going out downtown, played soccer, walking around, and other stuff. But lately I been starting to feel sad, kinda depressed I would said it. I guess I really do miss...
    Zimry96 Zimry96 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 21, 2014

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    No one cares about you

    unless you're pretty or dead.
    PurpleHart PurpleHart 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 28, 2014

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    I'm just starting cipralex

    and was wondering if anyone else takes it. Did you have any side effects? Did it help?
    sunuii sunuii 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I'm so aware of the people around me.

    My tears stop the moment I can feel a wakeful presence besides my own. And an automatic smile is an instant defense against the question, "Are you okay?" The charade continues, "I'm Fine," I respond. But I'm not. I'm not okay, I'm not fine, I'm HURTING! I wish I could make them...
    Bluemusiq Bluemusiq 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Hey, how's all you trolls been?

    I haven't been on here in a long time. Months actually. One of the people I was talking to and became good friends with turned out to be so fake that it made feel like everyone on here is but oh well I guess I should get over it. What should I expect, it is the internet after...
    HopelessClarity HopelessClarity 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 9, 2014

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    I just don't get how the people we share blood

    with are the ones who can make us spill it
    tatterdremains tatterdremains 16-17, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Sadness is tears after losing a game

    or a broken bone, depression is sobs at 3 am when you're all alone. Sadness makes you blue, depression makes you numb. Sadness loses to happy, depression loses to none. Sadness is the curious neighbor, depression is the unwanted houseguest. Sadness is your hotel room, depression...
    BabyBlondeOne BabyBlondeOne 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 6

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    My brain is swirling

    and boiling in a pot of emotions — anxiety, fear, loneliness, embarrassment, sadness, guilt, regret, shame — I think it's depression. My depression is worsening and it has been over the past two years almost. I cut my skin, and I've cut my wrists and fingers several...
    remembertolove remembertolove 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I need to leave now. I'm a worthless,

    empty, sick individual. Nobody gives a **** about me. It'd be so much easier on everyone if I was dead. I plan to be gone by this time tomorrow
    BrookeSandhurst BrookeSandhurst 16-17, F 14 Responses Mar 3

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    my mind is so messed up I know I need

    professional help but I am too afraid to even go in to the Doctors and book an appointment I know depression lessens self-esteem and self-confidence but I didn't know it could get this bad. when I started getting depressed I promise myself I would never cut and I haven't yet but...
    thelittlekidindiapers thelittlekidindiapers 16-17, M 21 Responses Jun 6

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    When you lack motivation

    because you've accepted defeat...
    xoxoCharlierose xoxoCharlierose 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 2, 2014

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    Do you see me?? Do you see how i fake it.

    .? Do you see how i hate it..? Do you see??? I rarely laugh.. i rarely speak face to face with people. Do you know how it is to feel like you got a phobia about people?? How I got a big trust issue?? Do you see that I may have gotten better with studying.. That i can no longer...
    CursedRaven CursedRaven 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 11

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    I'm having those "what if" moments.

    I wish I was still raised by my grandmother until the age I am now. I guess the freedom my parents gave me made me want to live with them permanently and now I'm failing in life. I'm failing in school, I'm not social, I don't have a phone yet to call home when I'm out at night...
    Ruinsky Ruinsky 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I have been this way

    for almost 3 years... I self harmed for over 2 years and my parents only found out only a few month ago :( it hurts like hell now that they no because I can't help but think that they don't want me any more... because of all the stress it causes... so I'm still trying to not...
    chloebirchall chloebirchall 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    i'm just so lonely. it sucks.

    yeah i have some friends, but i mean like relationship wise. it seems like nobody really wants me. i have a boyfriend but we just started dating. i just don't know. why do i feel so alone? i'm pretty sure it's bc of my weight. i think if i lose weight i'd get more people to...
    makeupjunkiee makeupjunkiee 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    It comes and it goes.

    I'm not tired but I want to sleep the day away and hope for a better tomorrow. I don't want to do anything. Im so empty and blah. I don't want to work I just want to quit but why. I don't know why. I love work but today..I want to hide. I want to not be living. As I sit here...
    peach17 peach17 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    And just like flowers

    if we as people do not have room to grow we too will die
    tatterdremains tatterdremains 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    Only those who have experienced depression

    truly understand what a debilitating and horrible disease it is. All you want to do is sleep, and sleep, and sleep. The medication that the psychiatrists give you cause you to become even more numb, more cold. You feel worthless, helpless even. You begin to self-medicate but...
    SuicideRedefined SuicideRedefined 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 7, 2014

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    I can't do this anymore.

    I've been lying motionless for the most part of yesterday, unable to find the motivation to get out of the uncomfortable position I was in. I was paralysed. Today I thought things were going to be a bit better, but no such luck. After all these years I had finally hoped I could...
    sagefish sagefish 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    What can I do pictures of you still make me

    cry Trying to live without your love, it's so hard to do Some nights I'll wake up I'll look at your pillow Hoping that I'll see you there But I get up each day Not much to say I've nowhere to go Loneliness fills me up inside 'cause I'm missing you So if you'll give us a chance...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 27, 2014

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    I Am Depressed

    I know I am depressed, it has taken me over a year to get medication for it. The constant low moods and then getting really angry. It kills me. Although not suicidal yet i feel the brief feelings coming on. I can't physically move from bed in the morning, i don't want to go out...
    sparkle11 sparkle11 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 10, 2012

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    I just can't get get past my ex.

    .. She took a piece of my heart when we split and it can't seem to come back. I just want to cry my eyes out.
    Pyrodis Pyrodis 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Think About This...

    Wanna kill yourself? Imagine this. You come home from school one day. You've had yet another horrible day. You’re just ready to give up. So you go to your room, close the door, and take out that suicide note you've written and rewritten over and over and over You take out those...
    KittayGoesRawrxD KittayGoesRawrxD 16-17, F 65 Responses Nov 13, 2012

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    Piercethechemicalsirens Piercethechemicalsirens 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago