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I Am Depressed

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    I've suffered mild to severe depression

    for most of my adult life and ever since I was 16.
    cifer21 cifer21 22-25, M 1 day 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 13 Responses Mar 3

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

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    Everybody is always so fuc*king "fine".

    But we are not. Sometimes, we are hurt and bruised and nearly completely shattered and this, sir, is not what one calls fine... No one knows what's happening and you have to wear that fake smile so you don't hurt others..
    JennyAB JennyAB 16-17, F 9 Responses Jan 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, 2014

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    Icrossmyheart Icrossmyheart 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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    I just feel like crap all the time

    and don't know what to do about it. I just can't concentrate on university anymore and my hirsutism just makes me feel lonely and hopeless. I cry almost everyday and just want to lie in bed and do nothing or sleep. I get tired just thinking about starting the new academic year...
    BellaItalia68 BellaItalia68 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I think people often underestimate what

    depression does to a person. I go from externalization/narcissism in dissociative states to internalization/depression. In other words; I go back and forth from deluding myself and avoiding it, to not deluding myself, which gives room for the slow unbearable process of...
    Outdoctrination Outdoctrination 18-21 1 Response 5 days ago

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    everythingispale everythingispale 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 1

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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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    IntenseCookie IntenseCookie 16-17, F 7 Responses Mar 11

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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 was depressed continuously

    for about a year and a half and now I get sudden waves of depression and my thoughts go wack and I start thinking of doing things I know are wrong and I wish this wouldn't happen but it does.
    JalenFrankie616 JalenFrankie616 13-15, F 1 Response 3 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 98 Responses Jan 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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    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 have experienced a mild depression most of my

    life, and although it still affects me at times, it has been replaced by anger due to certain situations. I am not going to discuss the anger, but instead I'd like to focus on the 'depressed' part. It's a wide spectrum and even people who experience this vague "emotion" cannot...
    anothertheletter anothertheletter 22-25, F 3 Responses 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, 2014

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    suffering with ibs and gerd.

    I recently been struggling since age 17 with these problems. I almost dropped out of college because ibs and gerd but I stuck through it but in my last years of college I showed noticeable signs of illness such as having pale skin and lost weight. after graduating I understood...
    megabear64 megabear64 22-25, M 6 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, 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 have no life.I'm already 22

    and I live with my grandparents,I stay home all day and going to sleep,thinking that the next day would be the same.It's all the same,makes me depressed,I feel that I'll always be lonely.
    Littlemisssunshine67 Littlemisssunshine67 22-25, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I went to mcdonald's

    and they got rid of the minion toys and I didn't get the one that I wanted. It really is affecting me because it was my favorite one to look at. Now I can't ever touch it I'm so sorry life. I want to die so much you people don't know how much I love minions. I cried when I got...
    funnygirl90 funnygirl90 70+, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I know how to fake a smile

    even when I'm really low. Faking a smile is a good trick that helps me hide it. I don't want any stupid therapy
    VolenoieFoote VolenoieFoote 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    so like idk its every day,

    and sometimes I'll feel okay ya know? like watching stuff i like or listening to music or night vale... but all the other times when im not escaping reality i just feel empty. and then i feel like a jerk because im soooo lucky! I have a good house, with wifi, and good friends...
    baldwinbitch baldwinbitch 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    A friend of mine passed away yesterday.

    Her life was taken by someone who said he loved her. .....this world disgusts me But at the same time I don't not fully blame the man responsible. The world itself is dark and wicked. It leads us down dark paths. Eventually some of us travel down long enough to believe we...
    imjustaghost imjustaghost 22-25, M 1 Response 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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    Im actually much more depressed

    than i was before.. I think all the people who hates me were right.. I should just kill myself.. I've been actually considering it before but their were people who begged me not to.. But now no one is here.. So i guess this is goodbye then.. I love you all..
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am feeling empty, very empty

    for no reason. I just hope there are better days ahead of me. Been away for sometime and don't expect to be this quick depressed. Slept all day and woke up around 5pm.
    Afua77 Afua77 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It really annoys me when people say just get

    over your depression. Just think happy thoughts and be positive and it will be better? Think positive! Really? People with depression want happiness and if we could just will it we would. People who don't have it and I resent being told to get over it! **** off
    cmabbott14 cmabbott14 22-25, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Have you ever felt that void in your chest,

    where nothing makes you warm or happy, everything just hurts? And you know what would make you feel better but you can't have it and that just makes the void darker and it gets so bad that you can't function normally, or even put on a fake smile anymore? Yeah... That's where I...
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Well, i got a job baby sitting all summer i

    start Tuesday and will only get to go home on the weekends. hopefully itll take my mind off my depression and i can maybe actually start living a little better..just wish me luck ^^
    bunnydisaster77 bunnydisaster77 22-25, F 7 Responses May 23

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    I been feeling Very bad.

    I don't know what to do, I feel like I'm falling in a deep dark hole. I don't know, I just don't know. my thoughts are too much, I'm sick of thinking I can't listen to music, I feel like everything reminds me of something sad I keep crying my eyes are so puffy and my head is...
    Tamona35 Tamona35 36-40, F 1 day 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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    I am depressed because my friends have been

    leaving me out recently. I have been covering my sadness by smiling and pretending nothing happened when inside, I am crumbling down. I have trust issues too because of how I was bullied last year and everytime im having a normal conversation with someone, a flashback happens...
    kaonashiaway kaonashiaway 18-21, F 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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    I'm getting tired of trying to fit your

    description of that boy who's so fake and who's so fiction. Wake up, your mind is stuck somewhere in a dream. Give me back all of my kisses, I should've kept them for somebody else. Baby, I'm real. Maybe you need to get over yourself. I'm not that naive, there's more underneath...
    Ruinsky Ruinsky 16-17 3 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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 cheated for a month,

    he didnt want sex, he didn't even look at me i told him i cheated and he said we should work on "us" then he drove four hours to miami and had sex with his ex (who he dated for 7 years and couldn't get over) i just dunno what to do im so hurt, as hypocritical as it sounds. i...
    ayeallycat ayeallycat 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days 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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    babyhaleigh95 babyhaleigh95 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've been struggling with depression

    since I was 12. And it's honestly the most frustrating thing. Cause one minute I'll be perfectly fine and happy and the next all I'll want is to die. All I have to say is I have the utmost compassion for people that struggle with depression. Cause people that don't will never...
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F 1 Response 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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