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I Am Not Surprised So Many Are Depressed

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    Hello, Addiction

    Internet addiction. He'll be in denial forever that its abnormal to spend so much time on the computer. I won't be able to live this lonely life forever. There is so little conversation between us. No cuddling, or intimacy. I clean, cook, plan alone. His heart is never in it...
    dylanfreak76 dylanfreak76 31-35 Jun 7, 2013

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    Surpised? Yea Right

    I am not surprised so many are depressed: watch the news or the junk they call movies in the theaters these days. Notice the commercials about how you are bad or faulty either by weight or some other form of appearance and about how they are going to 'fix' you. Take stock of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Mar 13, 2010

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    Not At All

    How can nobody ever be depressed even just sometimes. I'm surprised most are even still alive in this messed up World...
    GreenManley GreenManley 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 5, 2013

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    Not Surprised At All

    With so many things going on in life, it's no wonder people are depressed, there are so many things that get you down. Work, Home, and everything that comes along with that.A friend and I were talking on the drive home the other day, both of us complaining and really upset...
    bloodmoon bloodmoon 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 28, 2010

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    Get Up And Get Out

    Unfortunately, people have bought into the idea of what will make them happy instead of just being happy.  They think that having a certain type of car, job, house, family, vacations, possessions will make them happy and they fall into a depression over missing their...
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts 46-50, F 6 Responses Mar 9, 2012

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    I Think, Therefore I Am Too

    Anyone who is at all aware –awake, alive- would have to feel depressed, at least sometimes, about the state of our planet in the 21st century. Anyone with half a brain can see the enormous challenges that lie ahead if we are to solve the problems we have created for...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous 51-55, M 6 Responses Jan 26, 2010

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    Two people I went to school with have committed

    suicide, one died of asphyxiation, and more than 5 of them have gotten pregnant.
    emeraldisles emeraldisles 16-17, F Nov 4, 2014

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    I agree so much with this, but parents need to lead the way and protect kids.... a simple example, I still have parental control software on my laptop and phone to protect me from...
    AGirlNamedKim AGirlNamedKim 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    the title says a lot its simple 4 me if not u some other girl i am not worried world is full of girls desperate girls so many guys still dont get it how ever a few like...
    lostpagesofM lostpagesofM 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    I been depressed for a long time now... I was molested four times by different people. Two were girls when i was younger. I just got out of a controlling relationship. I dont have...
    SimplyEbonie SimplyEbonie 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Envying somebody who is about to die or died. This is my feelings right now. Somebody I barely knew had a cancer. That person sent a message to my parents. "I don't want to die...
    Tazmanou Tazmanou 18-21, M 10 hrs ago

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    Hey guys! I cannot believe it. I have this "addiction" to life jacket for many years now, but haven't heard about this website before. I like wearing tight strapped life jackets...
    schwimmweste schwimmweste 22-25, M 13 hrs ago

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    You pushed me down into the sadness I can surrender no truth down into this barren waste of a desert a wanderer, cast itself alone I begged you with no certain circumstance To...
    AmazingPoet AmazingPoet 41-45, M 14 hrs ago

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    Now I am in my son's place. He kept on calling up without any urgent matter to discuss, a sign that he missed me, a cue for me to go visit him. I am actually surprised to see his...
    Solegne Solegne 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've noticed a change in my mood in the past month or so and I think it's because of Spring and Summer approaching. I don't know why but I'm dreading the hotter months and the bugs...
    emjm013 emjm013 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Nothing ever goes right for me it seems like. My asshat husband is going to get everything in the divorce while I'll get almost nothing. He was emotionally abusive to me...
    GoldenHeart69 GoldenHeart69 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I randomly came across this website when I was looking for ways to assuage my unhappiness. I have been feeling depressed for the past year and I couldn't heal myself with...
    Silh0uettes Silh0uettes 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    I cant help but laugh sometimes.They are so terrified of revenge for the centuries of inhumane treatment from their people towards us. Many are afraid to turn their back for a...
    aslyfox aslyfox 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    I figured out how to fix it. I have to change. But in order to understand what I have to change I have to be able to identify what's causing me pain. My pain seems to stem from...
    imjustaghost imjustaghost 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I recently was in a accident that changed my whole life not only physically but emotionally and even months later I haven't gotten over it and from what I hear that's only normal...
    AnonymousT92 AnonymousT92 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Having borderline personality disorder makes me depressed. I thought finding out what was wrong with me would help me get better, but it turns out I am narcissistic, dramatic...
    Makochi Makochi 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I dont know if i am really this depressed. I feel sometimes useless and powerless. I was born in a broken family and that makes me becomes insecure in so many ways, ashamed, no one...
    findingmerlyn findingmerlyn 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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    I like to help the depressed populace because I may not be going through the same situation that they're facing; but depression, that is something I have suffered like so many...
    MyLifeIsStrange MyLifeIsStrange 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    Self diagnosed and completely hidden in my real life. I've known for a while now that I'd crept past just simply feeling down to something more serious. I'm an intelligent woman...
    snoopysgirl snoopysgirl 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    I don't like to use the word "Depressed" lightly. But I think I'm allowed to use it now, after not wanting to admit it for months, maybe even years. It's later than 3 am and I...
    ProcessOfBecoming ProcessOfBecoming 18-21, T 3 Responses Jan 29

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    hi am very very depressed hi do need love in my heart my nasty family have depress me my brother and his daughter
    Kittymad1968 Kittymad1968 46-50, M Jan 28

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    Being depressed sucks. Like why do humans have to feel pain hahah..
    Kylahhh Kylahhh 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 28

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    Okay, so I just woke up and had a dream. The dream wasn't really anything paticular except for the fact that it hit me hard and now I'm concerned nervous and scared. Its about the...
    CaityMixedColada CaityMixedColada 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    If we are depressed it is to lead us back to the light; and when we're there in the light we can give the light to others!
    LoveIsWithinYou LoveIsWithinYou 26-30, M Jan 27

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    I am so sad and can't hold my cries out. There's nobody can understand me, nobody cares. All of my family and friends weren't understand, cares and believes how I felt about...
    jazelynblirz jazelynblirz 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I'm so depressed I can't get out of bed this morning.
    SadCaliforniaDad SadCaliforniaDad 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 25

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    This is why I'm so depressed: I feel left out. Okay I have this friend (let's call her Emily since I don't like mentioning their real names) who has been with another friend for a...
    Randompersondemandinghelp Randompersondemandinghelp 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    I wonder if people are depressed as me and for the same reason
    RainbowCrayon666 RainbowCrayon666 16-17, F Jan 24

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    Well I hope you guys are happy Michaels out of my life for good thanks a lot of for taking away one of the biggest things that made me HAPPY!!! 😭💔... He might of messed up...
    HELLONWHEELZZ HELLONWHEELZZ 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    I honestly feel like a worthless piece of ****.I get up feeling like it and i go to bed feeling like it and i cry all night because i am depressed
    BrandonDay BrandonDay 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 21

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    I wish I could go back to 2013. I could stop myself from coming out and losing half of my family. Before I felt suicidal and depressed. I would go back to my thirteenth birthday. I...
    ToBeFrank ToBeFrank 13-15, F Jan 20

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    I've always tried to find a reason as to why I'm depressed. I still can't make much sense of it. I've never thought much of it until this first year of college. I always thought...
    TheRandomSqueak TheRandomSqueak 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 20

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    I'm severely depressed, an addict, failure in life general.. I've started cutting again and I just know that I need to see a shrink or something. I've called to a hospital (did it...
    JacobtheJunkie JacobtheJunkie 18-21, M 7 Responses Jan 20

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    Whenever I get excited or haply about something I get really depressed about it because I wonder what's the point of being excited about something that will be short lived. It...
    TotidemVerbis TotidemVerbis 18-21 2 Responses Jan 20

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    I had a brother that went to New York City to become an actor. He went to acting school, and he did extremely well there. However, he did not make it very big yet. He does have...
    Alicehath Alicehath 56-60, F Jan 20

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    I was sleeping and I woke up feeling depressed. I don't know what's going on. :(
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 19