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I Am Depressed

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    I don't know what to do anymore I guess I'll

    just shut down and not talk to anyone for awhile
    backwoodsbabe98 backwoodsbabe98 18-21, F 3 Responses 21 hrs 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 16 Responses Aug 11

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    The picture is us. She's on the left,

    I'm on the right. We were talking about getting back together just 2 weeks ago. Now she has a new girlfriend that's skinnier and print tier than me. I didn't think this would hurt so much. But it does. Because I miss her. I thought I just missed her as a friend, but this...
    Scal92 Scal92 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Does anyone else have

    that feeling that you know you shouldn't be depressed but that is all you can think of. That you drive down the road and imagine you miss the turn around the curve over the cliff or that you just decide to mix up a few too many white tablets with a glass of wine. I just feel so...
    jacqueline1972 jacqueline1972 36-40, T 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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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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    The sadness will never end.

    Everything I do is in vain. I embrace pain because it's the only thing I have left to feel. I've never felt so numb, so distant, so empty, and so alone in my entire life. I've put a loaded gun to my head several times now, but I don't have the courage to off myself. As if it...
    SuicideRedefined SuicideRedefined 18-21, M 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 6 Responses Jul 28

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    well my life is in shambles.

    . i knew my life i was going to be a failure, i had no hopes as a kid to become anything negative or positive literal cops & robbers cliché, i have a job mcdonlad's im not happy with my job, i dropped out of high school, and couldnt pass my G.E.D test, im honestly tired of life...
    NoHelpWanted NoHelpWanted 18-21, M 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    yeah i feel dreadful today.

    .i hate things..
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day 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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    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 7 Responses Dec 17, 2012

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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 18 Responses Jun 5

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    ActuallyGrace ActuallyGrace 13-15, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Sometimes I wish I could just shut everyone

    and everything out . I don't know why
    Lonelyone6 Lonelyone6 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 18

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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 hate feeling this way.

    I feel like I'm being a big baby. I'm so depressed and don't really care. In a weird way I do feel assertive, but not. I don't really know. I hate admitting it. I want somebody to take care of me kinda. I want to just curl up next to them and feel safe. I don't want to have to...
    KimTin33 KimTin33 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    "Im broken in your eyes,

    just see me again. It's not the way, its supposed to be. Your structures are falling apart, at the seams. You will be nothing more than a memory.."
    Zack607 Zack607 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    My life thus far, explained in years of age: 1.

    I cannot remember. For my first birthday I got a cake in the shape of a baseball, based on the few photos from my childhood I managed to acquire. 2. I can remember only vaguely. We lived in a different house then. Our father worked at Safeway at the time, and often came home...
    EthanFisher EthanFisher 16-17 3 Responses Jun 24

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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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    Four months ago I made what seemed like an

    impossible decision to quit gymnastics. I messed up my ankle pretty badly and my doctor told me to forget about going back to gymnastics. My training was intense. I trained everyday 5-7 hours a day. I loved every second of it, sure it was tough, but I felt like me. Ever since...
    zoe987 zoe987 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Sighting Sighting 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My antidepressant is a 16 pack of poptarts.

    Not really but it does help with my stress. Yes I am depressed but I like to make a few jokes about it to lighten it up.
    Sneckip Sneckip 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    marianda01 marianda01 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 12

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    Depression is one of those things

    where you can't control it. Things that once made you happy don't anymore. You get sad all the time. You don't feel like yourself. It just truly sucks. Why can't I be happy like everyone else :'( why ?
    bballfanatic223 bballfanatic223 16-17, M 3 Responses Jun 29

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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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    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 6 Responses Jun 20, 2013

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    I hate having this feeling of emptiness inside

    me, it's slowly letting the darkness take over the light and I don't know how to stop it.
    Kirerhor Kirerhor 18-21 1 day 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 Apr 23, 2013

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    I am very depressed these days.

    I just feel so stupid about dropping out college nearly four years ago.
    meiwa meiwa 18-21, F 3 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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    I have had many bad things happen to me.

    Maybe from influence. From the devil or not being loved. I have let bad things happen to me without knowing. I find it hard to forgive myself and move on with life.
    unlovednbroken unlovednbroken 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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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    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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    at this point I am at a very low low low place

    in my life again, currently I feel a strong urge to hurt myself, even a little would make me happy, all day I have been crying and thinking of how I most likely won't beat my depression but rather I Will let it take me and my life because i honestly don't know how much longer I...
    reaching4theshore reaching4theshore 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    All my life iv been the second choice

    and it's really starting 2 get 2 me
    sarsar4dawin sarsar4dawin 16-17, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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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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    It's so hard to get through each day

    when everything you see and hear reminds you of someone. I've been drunk and partying for 4 days, and all it does it give me small windows of opportunity to forget that I hurt. I feel like people only stay in my life just long enough for me to fall for them, as if its a cruel...
    justbelieve justbelieve 26-30, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 16-17, F 13 Responses Jun 27

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    The title says it all .

    Broke my arm 3 days ago and its not that im sad about it im actually quite happy but im just really depressed .
    EllieCs EllieCs 22-25, F 3 Responses 10 hrs 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...
    MagiCizMe MagiCizMe 22-25, F 12 Responses Nov 14, 2012

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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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    So I have been depressed

    for quite a few years. I do have some close friends and we talk but other than that I am very quiet. I hate when people say that depression is an illness. I don't like picturing that so much is wrong with me. So why am I even posting this... I don't know. To get attention? Not...
    greatthenate greatthenate 16-17, M 3 Responses 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 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 9

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    life seems so pointless.

    . anyone else feel like this?
    AlexAnimeFreak AlexAnimeFreak 13-15, F 10 Responses Mar 21

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    I wish never came to this world.

    My life has been a big lie and a mess. I have gone through what no girl should go through. I have been shunned and been mistreated and been the odd one out. I have had no one care or take care of me all my life. I have been hurt and abused. I have fell many times and been...
    unlovednbroken unlovednbroken 18-21, F 9 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    You know, once upon a time I was "normal",

    I was content. Once upon a time I was happy. But now as I sit alone under the moonlight I look back and all I see is regret, sorrow and loneliness. I am pathetic, but a shell of my former self and I feel myself losing strength. I feel that I won't have any left to continue.
    Mordacai Mordacai 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Last year I had a cosmetic toe lengthening

    surgery, really bad podiatrist who did it because it wasn't necessary. I walked the whole time now I have bad scar tissue it looks horrible and I'm worst off then I was before. I feel like I have no one. I battle taking my life everyday not because of the surgery just because I...
    Toocrazy4u Toocrazy4u 18-21 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I get so mad myself all the time,

    everyday at least. Today I just kept failing everything I tried to do. I was at the point where I not only gave up on myself, I contemplated running away, or killing myself, or anything that could me away from the predicament I was apart of there in. Eventually I heard my dog...
    ickarustickled ickarustickled 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Save me or else at least be kind enough to kill

    me. I'm so afraid of the future being alone and getting out to the real world. Call me a fool a coward whatever name to hell with it all. Maybe what my friend has written to me changed it. "Life is no fairy tale, there's no one to save you." Maybe that's the way things are of...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Heh.... I dont want to go back.

    ... Heh... School starting again, and just when i thought i was changing, when i thought i was escaping the darkness, i am scared and partially relapsing back into my old depression. School is a sick, pathetic place. I hate it.... ... I just hope i wont relapse 100 percen