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I Am Depressed

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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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    I have a lot of motives

    for being a depressed and a **** human being... i just cant help myself of getting out of this situation, i lie to my mom everyday telling her that i'm ok, but the thing is i will never be ok. i have anxiety attacks, i'm antisocial, i dont like people, but i wish i could have...
    nahmr nahmr 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Is anyone here for me?

    .. I'm on vacation but my depression is taking over.
    Moweb95 Moweb95 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I really just wanna cry.

    . Because I feel like if I cry I will go to sleep. It's like an automatic thing for me. I'm so use to crying myself to sleep, especially when I feel this lonely. But i can't cry. It's like my tears are all dried up. I wanna cry so I can get it all out of my system.. But I can't...
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    LivingLikeClara LivingLikeClara 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 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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    I gained 20 lbs this summer.

    Putting me at a whopping 162. It's all on my midsection and I feel gross. My mom is like "I don't wanna hear you complain because you need to get active!" When all she does is play candy crush. She always gets mad or frustrated with me every time i express my feelings. Yet she...
    PurpleHart PurpleHart 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Gold2gold Gold2gold 18-21, M 2 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 13-15, F 34 Responses Jun 30

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    I'm 16 years old & a genderfluid (born female)

    teen. I have battled clinically diagnosed depression since I was 11 years old. My depression as far as not being diagnosed was when I was 5 years old when my parents divorced. I was a loner & I have never had many friends. When my dad remarried when I was 8, I had an older step...
    spaceghosts spaceghosts 16-17, T 5 days ago

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    Idk what's wrong with me right now.

    . Usually I can pull myself together but tonight I just feel like ****. 😞 I wanna die already. Gonna go cry myself to sleep and hope there's no tomorrow
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't really know what to do anymore,

    I don't feel awake I feel like I'm just a ghost to every one a shadow
    AfterLife7 AfterLife7 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Today is really hard

    and it just started. Three days without cutting, doesn't sound like a long time but it sure feels like it. I'm trying to stop again. I purposely took to many anti-depressants. Stopping one bad habit for another. My life is going down hill. How did I end up like this? Why am I...
    Nirvana4Life Nirvana4Life 18-21, F 1 day ago

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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...
    hopElesLife hopElesLife 22-25, F 11 Responses Nov 14, 2012

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    I was doing really good

    but now I'm back to the same old place all over again.. I don't want to keep doing this.
    Born2Inspire Born2Inspire 18-21, M 6 days ago

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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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    Force myself out of bed,

    force a fake smile on my face to make a fake happiness. My entire body aches. I'm not motivated to do anything. I just wanna curl up in a ball and do nothing. I cry way too much and I overthink everything there is to think about. I get headaches all the time from pulling out my...
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 16-17, F 4 Responses May 28

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    Wasn't sure where to write this,

    in which group,so I'll just write it here.. I basically feel like my life is one big letdown/disappointment.and I fear it will always be like this.Nothing seems to make me happy anymore,maybe temporarily but not long term.Even things that used to before.I may feel happy for a few...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 12, 2013

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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...
    DrianoRhikel DrianoRhikel 26-30, M 8 Responses Sep 5, 2013

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    i just feel like im done with life.

    .. why cant i just die somehow so i dont have to worry about anything anymore...
    RihannaFan1026 RihannaFan1026 13-15, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I let mum's words get to me,

    for her, I am a burden. I don't know what I did, I just go home from school. I try to study hard to be a honor student so I can have a gift for dad. I love my mum but she makes me feel these days that I'm a burden to her. Oh well 😭😭
    TheKDoomsday TheKDoomsday 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    “A pearl is a beautiful thing

    that is produced by an injured life. It is the tear [that results] from the injury of the oyster. The treasure of our being in this world is also produced by an injured life. If we had not been wounded, if we had not been injured, then we will not produce the pearl...
    smilemore123 smilemore123 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 11

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    Everything is getting

    so stressing, and I have no idea how to deal with it. There isn't anyone I can talk to that will take what I will say seriously and I'm having thoughts of suicide.
    AurelHoxhaALB AurelHoxhaALB 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Yaay, just found out

    that my bestfriend has been depressed and suicidal for about 8 months now and I didn't know anything. WHAT A GREAT FRIEND I AM. If she's gone, I'm gone.
    Silencieuxz Silencieuxz 13-15, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    My life is a mess, And my head isn't any better.

    Believe me; I'm lying when I tell the truth, I swear it. My mind is cluttered, I must admit; It's not impressive, Not one bit. I'm scared. I'm hurt. I'm wounded. I'm tired. Sometimes I feel like my life is a only a token, In that cheap arcade game that's always broken.
    ImAlwaysSoTired ImAlwaysSoTired 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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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 7 Responses Jun 20, 2013

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    I dont have the energy to care about myself

    and change things,things suck im just indifferent to it..i dont know how the hell i did it before pulled myself together..
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 2 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

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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...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 4 Responses May 15

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    My Childhood was ruined very early in life

    but I'll spare you the details until later. I've been forced to grow up but I'm comfortable with denying I'm okay.
    vicky5rox vicky5rox 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    On Thursday I ended a 9 year friendship with a

    woman that I love. In 2012 we talked about being a couple and having a long distance relationship until she was ready to move back in state. Things were difficult at times but I was optimistic, she said that she was coming back so I stuck in. In Spring of 2013 I broke things...
    OscarP OscarP 31-35, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    broke down more than 5 times in school this

    year, it is really a emotional roller coaster ride for me. when i am not sad i dont dare to be happy cause i am scared that i would be scared again . so might as well be sad
    asianahyang96 asianahyang96 16-17, 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 67 Responses Nov 13, 2012

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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 Apr 23, 2013

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    Well first off, I haven't seen my mom In a

    month, I'm a spoiled brat that that hangs out with the wrong crowd and smokes an 1/8 of dro before breakfast. I'm just a teenager that's suicide prone.
    AFARASHLEY AFARASHLEY 18-21, M 2 days 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 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    choppers802 choppers802 18-21, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I want someone to care about me

    and love me,feeling so alone right now sucks..
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 7

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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...
    Shinesaathlove Shinesaathlove 46-50, M 8 Responses Dec 17, 2012

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    So much for that... I was feeling okay

    for once. Then i saw him.. And it was so weird.. And now I just feel really depressed again.. What's wrong with me ._.
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 16-17, F 13 Responses Jun 27

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    I will continue 48 hours in my room alone by

    myself. I have not received any call or sms. I cried, listened to music, watched TV and played video games. The reason that I did all those things because I dreamed a beautiful dream and it was so nice. I don' t know why I cried? Maybe I wanted someone to hug.
    kba85 kba85 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So about 44 minutes ago I was in a group chat

    with someone friends and I told them about me and a really close guy friend, Jalen... I showed them me and his messages which said, Jalen: you gave me a *****. He was being serious cus I sent him a pic. I thought I could trust my friend but she went and asked him. Jalen got mad...
    mackenziee28 mackenziee28 13-15, F 8 Responses Feb 15

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    I don't know who I am anymore,

    I have nothing going for me, I'm just taking up space from everyone else that deserve to be here more than I do. What's my purpose for staying? What's my purpose for even being here? Why did God even create me? 😔😢😭I just give up on everything anyway....
    Ki123 Ki123 18-21, F 8 Responses Jun 25

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    Am I ? If I stop thinking,

    probably, maybe , everything will go back to "normal", keep breathing, keep waking up,showering, going to work, eating, ' living". What about if I stop doing those things, that "normal" people do? What about if I don't want to wake up, or shower, or eat , and I quit my job, and...
    Mags40 Mags40 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    No one cares about you

    unless you're pretty or dead.
    PurpleHart PurpleHart 16-17, F 5 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Everystormends Everystormends 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I Feel High- I Feel Low

    When I feel high, I feel like I’m the coolest guy. When I feel low, I feel like someone who no one knows. When I feel high, I want the feeling to always last. When I feel low, I'm sad because that feelings past. When I feel high, time just seems to fly by. When I feel low, I...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 6, 2013

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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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    Please Listen,

    hush little angel dont you cry, put down you lighter  and dont say goodbye, cuts will heal,  and you're bruises will fade,   i know it seems dark  but itll be ok, i know you feel alone but im right here, ill hold you real tight,  and chase away your fears,  i love you so...
    onelittlecat onelittlecat 13-15, F 7 Responses Sep 24, 2013

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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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    "I think hell is something you carry around

    with you, not somewhere you go"
    Chelsea56 Chelsea56 18-21, F 1 Response May 24

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