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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
    IAmACatXP IAmACatXP 13-15, F 8 Responses Sep 5, 2014

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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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    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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    Seems like a dark cloud is always following me

    that no one else can see. Feels like I'm separated from everyone else. Can't dig myself out of this hole. Screaming in my head, noises in my head then it all turns into nothing.
    PotatoKid PotatoKid 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    yeah, so? and i tho have not been severely

    suicidal for maybe a couple of years. but tonight. i feel so awful.....so what..... everytime i get up when im able to, as i keep collapsing in tears all day and tonight. but everytime i get to heading out the door to go on up to the train tracks. at least a few ago turning to...
    MeZero0 MeZero0 41-45 1 Response 19 hrs 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, 2014

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

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    I ran my the blunt end of the knife across my

    wrist and it felt good. It felt easy. It makes me wonder how easier it would be if I ran the sharp edge instead
    iamsotiredigiveup iamsotiredigiveup 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    My soul just aches like words cannot describe.

    I feel like I'm drowning. I am so angry at life and the hand I was dealt. I just don't know any more.....
    theoctopusesbowtie theoctopusesbowtie 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Sometimes we have to pay our full life

    for one mistake. I don't know how to survive now in life... I am not getting a small hope for live my life... Only going my life stubbornly... Don't know how much time I will fight for my life....
    raj4849 raj4849 31-35, F 1 Response 16 hrs 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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    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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    When you lack motivation

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

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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 21 Responses Nov 26, 2014

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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 4 Responses Jul 9, 2014

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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 4 Responses Jun 20, 2013

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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 4 Responses Aug 13, 2014

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    I used to get calls (horrible calls.

    ..) every Saturday at 12 AM on a private caller for 3 years before I changed schools. Now that I am back at my old school, it's started again... I hate it.
    octoberlovely octoberlovely 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    i feel like the saddest girl alive.

    im mad that everyone is happier then me but i dont want them to know... so i smile and act happy. ugh...
    gemmed gemmed 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My boyfriend went to bed.

    ..it's only 20:45 for me and the time in Finland is 22:45. I wanted to spend my Friday night with him...but f*****g time-zones... I feel so lonely.
    GalaxyTradgedy GalaxyTradgedy 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    Big shocker for anyone to feel this way,

    right? Yeah, blah, anyway... I feel immensely alone and honestly, it's mostly my own doing. I do not connect well with other humans. Never have, still don't, probably will never truly find the way to do so either. I can sever ties easily but make bonds minimally. So at this...
    EngulfingBreeze EngulfingBreeze 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    Three years ago, I asked God to show me the one,

    he did. Then two years later I've realized that he wasn't the one, and that he looked similar to my old crush. I got depressed, and a year later, I get another dream of him and my heart went like crazy, as if I knew him for years. But when I remember that he's not real, I just...
    Christine99 Christine99 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    IntenseCookie IntenseCookie 16-17, F 7 Responses Mar 11

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    I admit. I am depressed.

    It's not because of the people around me that makes me feel of sadness but my depression goes beyond that. The things happening in this world, the society being delusionally famished over ridiculous things, and we have not truly achieved anything as a human race that we are...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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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 15 Responses Jun 5, 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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    It’s been quite a long while

    since I wrote. So excuse any pent-up flashes of brilliance and Oscar-worthy writing that you may encounter in the next few sentences. Well. So there, I said it. I am depressed. Notice it is not past/future tense. It is ongoing. It is terrifying real. I am suffering from...
    spotsinsun spotsinsun 18-21 2 days ago

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    I'm twenty years old.

    Female. Born and raised Italian, but recently transplanted into the UK. I've been depressed since as far as I can remember. Not clinically, though, just a weird and uncomfortable feeling which I've had for my entire life, alongside a latent but ineradicable desire of death. The...
    hohkhma hohkhma 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    No one cares about you

    unless you're pretty or dead.
    PurpleHart PurpleHart 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 28, 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 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 3 Responses Jan 14

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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 32 Responses Jun 30, 2014

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    I used to be that strong woman.

    I don’t know what is going on with me now, I feel so empty sometimes, and I feel so alone. I wish one day I can meet someone who love me, care about me, and make me feel alive. I wish …
    leila2010 leila2010 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Icrossmyheart Icrossmyheart 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 15

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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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    i cant do anything right.

    im a failure. i dont know how to do anything. i dont have common sense. i have all the bad luck in the world. nothing good ever happens to me. i just wish i never even exisited
    ineedhelp122 ineedhelp122 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    it hurts just to breath,

    just to simply be living and breathing.
    theoctopusesbowtie theoctopusesbowtie 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Sweetaugust Sweetaugust 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 1

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    I was told that if I cut again I will be sent

    to a mental institution.....
    FiguringOutLife21 FiguringOutLife21 13-15, F 18 hrs ago

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    I hate being in one of my dark days… Well,

    everyday is a dark day. I just want to end everything... I honestly can't go on like this. No one even knows how serious this is. I'm so drained, I just wanna take all of my pills and never wake up, and I can't ******* stress it enough.
    escapedfeelings escapedfeelings 16-17, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    For the longest time I have been living life

    positively trying to make things better and stay away from all the things that could possibly ruin my progress, and now it's all ruined. I don't even know how to cope anymore. I am in such pain both physically and mentally and I feel that won't change soon. I am so f***ed up.
    DrumheadTrial DrumheadTrial 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hey , i feel quite depressed these days ,

    once in a while my mind just wants to blow up 'cause of all the **** that roams on it and haunts me , and the worse is that there is no escape no matter what this depression just comes back every while and then
    Dezsire Dezsire 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have heard so much about how suicide is

    selfish. I feel so much more selfish for staying alive and burdening everyone with my invisible intangible problems. My mental health issues are not something that anyone can seem to understand. People don't seem to notice that there is a difference between depressed and sad...
    theoctopusesbowtie theoctopusesbowtie 18-21, F 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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    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 98 Responses Jan 23, 2013

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    Depressed again. That

    or bipolar disorder. I really can't tell the difference. Maybe I have both or maybe ...... Idk. Either way I just wish I had a normal life with no restrictions
    FiguringOutLife21 FiguringOutLife21 13-15, F 18 hrs ago

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