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I Am Depressed

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    "What are those?" he asked pointing at the

    scars in my arm. "Battle wounds." I whispered. "Who were you fighting?" "Myself...." - K
    KLawliet KLawliet 13-15, F 9 Responses Sep 5

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    It's getting to the point

    where I feel like can't breathe and I start thinking about how I'm not good enough to be here. When it gets that far I start imagining how I would kill myself. I'm getting even more scared of myself cause I plan on moving out soon and these thoughts get more and more graphic. I...
    blackroses75 blackroses75 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    tatterdremains tatterdremains 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    I need to stop putting myself in a depressed

    mood.Christmas is coming!!!!!!
    wassup305 wassup305 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Hopefully I'll be gone soon.

    My suicide attemp is coming soon. I need to do it and I will.
    wassup305 wassup305 13-15, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    sometimes i just want somebody to look me in

    the eyes and say ur not fine so cut crap.
    gramafey gramafey 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    i can feel myself slipping into a dark place.

    The place i spent so long in, that i tried so hard to crawl out of. it scares me because there is no hope there, no happiness, no promise of a better tomorrow. It's just an empty existence, a life without purpose. A life where you hope that this night you will sleep for the last...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I Do Know What It Feels Like. ...

    I do know what it feels like. I'm not there right now, but I certainly know what it feels like to not want to wake up again. Its a dark, dark, distant place and I could never wish that on anyone else. Its hard **** but you can get through it. The worse thing is it that you...
    pacwoman pacwoman 26-30, F 8 Responses Jan 8, 2007

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    People are a lot like drugs you'd do anything

    just to get one more hit one more high
    tatterdremains tatterdremains 13-15, M 1 Response 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 66 Responses Nov 13, 2012

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    Well looks like I am gonna cry myself to sleep

    tonight. I freaking ruin everything!!!!!!!!!! I hate myself! I hate my life! I hate my depression and anxiety! It always drives every single person I care about away :"""""((((( I can't take it anymore!!!!!!!! Nobody freaking cares!!!!!! :"""""""((((((
    sarahspanked43 sarahspanked43 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I feel ashamed of myself

    when I lool at my scars because 2-3 months ago I were telling myself and my mates that I would never self harm but look at me now, im such a dickhead xxx
    james3950 james3950 13-15, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I felt so invisible today.

    I just need a hug or something..
    juliaarosee juliaarosee 16-17, F 13 Responses Sep 4

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    I want to sleep my days away

    until I have none. I want a drunken stupor that lasts in silence of my own house so I can dwell and be completely lost but without being lost at all. No one to call. No one to see. No one to hear. Just me and my empty thoughts. Alone. In complete bitter silence where my mind...
    Xingouttheos Xingouttheos 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 2

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    marianda01 marianda01 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 12

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    Stuff Is Making Me Mad

    I've had issues with depression since I was 11. I eventually was put on medication when I wasn't self medicating with other things. I was forced to stay off my mood stabilizer when my mother went all nuts and threatened a lot of BS if I filled my prescription with her insurance...
    Greeneyedandcurious Greeneyedandcurious 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 20, 2013

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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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    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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    Have so many thoughts in my head right now.

    ..idk I'm really messed up emotionally and mentally right now I'm scared to tell anyone how I feel and I don't want to be judged I don't want any one to see me like this I'm soo depressed I'm hurting so bad right now I hate myself I feel so stupid to put my trust in another...
    BadGirl0312 BadGirl0312 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Did You Know....

    Did you know the people that are the strongest are usually the most sensitive.... Did you know the people who exhibit the most kindness are the first to get mistreated.... Did you know the one who takes care of others all the time are usually the one who needs it the most...
    deleted deleted 26-30 99 Responses Jan 23, 2013

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    Today I receive a lot of texts telling me to

    stop being sad... That is only drama... All I can think is " it's not that easy "
    matty19 matty19 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I hate the fact that I'm the one

    that asks people if they're ok, if they're alright, if they need anything I'll be there, if they want a shoulder to cry on, I'm there, if you need someone to talk to, I'm there, if you need comfort, I'm there, if your feeling sad, I'm there. But when I am in need, or need...
    RickaylaBeard RickaylaBeard 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 11

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    When you lack motivation

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

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    Inside I'm breaking down

    but you'll never see it
    tatterdremains tatterdremains 13-15, M 1 hr ago

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    From Me To You. A Story From Ep Friend That Motivates Me.

    From me. To you:"Just so you know depression is not a disease or a condition, it's...a state of the mind which coerces you to believe that you are all alone and helpless to the causes around you that is overwhelming your vision of life ahead, it can be beat if you surround...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Dec 17, 2012

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    everyday i put on a brave face.

    i try to lend out my stregnth to those in need. i try to encourage and inspire those that seem lost and in need of kind words, but deep down in the core of my soul i am so very sad. i am weak. i don't know if i have the stregnth to do what is necessary anymore. But i will...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Tons of posts on EP about depression.

    I'm somewhat in that category. They all want advice. Do they really ? Or do they seek drama ? Be honest people. If you're depressed, anxious, suicidal, cutting, etc there's only ONE correct response .... See a medical professional. In the office or at the ER. Not nuclear physics...
    JoshM1974 JoshM1974 36-40, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Im so depressed !!! I really liked him

    and he gives me a 5 or so and its hurting my heart it is awful to feel this way but he will never do . My crush was a failure . I have him for one class 😭 and he hurts my feeling im over him 😢
    littledrips littledrips 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    So I battle depression

    but today just ran over my husband's gone doing marine stuff and I found out mybest friends baby pasted away in his sleep last night at some point and the don't know why he was 9 months old well would have been sept 11 :(
    sweety7268 sweety7268 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 7

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    Since I lost the greatest love of my life I

    have been asked countless times what I did to her that caused this. Unfortunately it is assumed that since I am a man, all men are jerks and thus I did something wrong. I can’t say that this did not offend me because I gave her nothing but kindness, love and respect. I did...
    NoOneImportantNow NoOneImportantNow 46-50, M 5 Responses Aug 13

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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

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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 1 Response Jul 7

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    why am I alive what is keeping me alive no one

    accepts me no one understands I have no one nothing is keeping me alive I hate you I hate what you did I hate how u make me feel I hate how I keep accepting u even after what u did
    neonpinkcupcakelover neonpinkcupcakelover 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    my ex broke up with me

    and then went on to someone new three weeks later after 4 years. He knowingly played with my heart for three months, in the end I lost out and am depressed and hurt over this. How you can do that to someone that you loved for 4 years I don't understand.
    ll77 ll77 36-40, F 14 Responses Aug 11

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    This is how i look like these past few months

    being depressed and all. Idk i just don't feel like wearing make up at house or even going out... 
    yalalast yalalast 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    I never wanted to say this,

    I didn't and still don't think I have the right to, but I feel it. I'm so tired. I'm exhausted. I feel weak. I could try and explain this better but I can't. I can feel it in my gut. And it just continues on from there. I don't eat, when I do it's forced and fast. I ignore my...
    wanderquietly wanderquietly 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Sometimes it's not the lies others tell us

    that hurt but the ones we tell ourselves
    tatterdremains tatterdremains 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    No one cares about you

    unless you're pretty or dead.
    PurpleHart PurpleHart 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 28

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    Alone In This World

    i am alone.I need someone who understnds my feelings right now.I have many friends but they nevr gona understnd what im feeling is,nt even my familiy.I dnt knw y everythng has been changd.I wnt everythng to b same as befor.Im tryng my bst to b strong bt y cnt any1 understnds it.Y...
    MagiCizMe MagiCizMe 22-25, F 9 Responses Nov 14, 2012

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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

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    Why is it that u can be in a room with friends

    and family but yet still feel so alone :/
    rainyday10 rainyday10 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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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 13 Responses Dec 10

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    Am I Dreaming Or Is It Me?

    I fall asleep to wake up to this dream. This dream of me. This dream of me falling off the track. Of things I can't take back. It's just a list of faces and known places. A heart that cannot be fixed. A mind that's on the fritz. What is this. What is this hole you've dug...
    solomon3020 solomon3020 18-21, M 17 Responses Jun 5

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    I'm almost 100% sure I am I can't sleep at

    nights, small problems make me feel like **** and throughout the day I just don't feel happy. Even yesterday on Christmas. Also cutting doesn't even help anymore Sometimes I feel like I should just end my pointless life :/
    xNEMISISx xNEMISISx 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I want to kill myself.

    I've just had enough I don't see the point in trying anymore.
    yoursecretlifestyle yoursecretlifestyle 13-15, F 9 Responses 1 day ago

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    People'd always leave me.

    I don't trust anyone anymore and I always remind myself not to get anyone get too close.
    BlueHydrangea BlueHydrangea 16-17, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Having an ok day today

    but with that being said merry Christmas
    rainyday10 rainyday10 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    The Solution

    i climb so high just to fall it doesn't matter after all it pulls me in i try to leave there's just so much i cannot believe i hate this place i want to go although my sadness never shows step by step i slowly ascend where i'll fall will just depend tiny capsules of quick...
    irishnative irishnative 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 14, 2013

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    Sometimes I wish I could just shut everyone

    and everything out . I don't know why
    Lonelyone6 Lonelyone6 46-50, F 8 Responses Jul 18

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    Everyone around be seems to be in their holiday

    spirit. Even the weather is beautiful here where I live. Exactly one year back, I was the happiest girl in the world and never imagined myself to be in this place right now. And it's a shame that I am typing this with tears on my face. I fell in love with someone exactly year...
    AmberDD AmberDD 22-25, F 1 Response 2 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 7 Responses Jul 9

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    Well at least I think I am.

    I've been feeling miserable all week even though it's Christmas. I can't sleep and my appetite has dissappeared. I've been taking painkillers recreationally because I like how they make me feel. Everything is suddenly funny. But then it stops and I feel miserable again. It also...
    DeathIsPartDinosaur DeathIsPartDinosaur 18-21, F 6 Responses