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I Am Sad a Lot of the Time

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    So Lost.

    I don't know where to start... I have a boyfriend who I always seem to find things wrong with. I nitpick everything. I am rarely positive when I talk to him. I don't know why we're together half the time because we're usually fighting or I'm usually sad. I have amazing friends...
    trying2move trying2move 22-25 1 Response Dec 1, 2011

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    Life Is Fleeting and Oh So Precious

    Today I am sad. I'm sad because at 45 I'm already a widdower. I'm sad because my eight year old boy will never get to have his mother hold him again. I'm sad because my 18 year old is graduating in a few days and her mother will not be there. I'm sad because my sixteen year old...
    TearfullDad TearfullDad 41-45, M 4 Responses May 3, 2009

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    Dead End Syndrome

    I have struggled over the past 15 years to make something of my life and still NO WAY! I feel tired, discouraged and hopeless and very sad. I have no job, no home (husband, family of my own), no life!. I have worked hard to get myself through college while I worked 9years...
    Cantdoattitude Cantdoattitude 36-40 1 Response Feb 14, 2011

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    Broken Hearted X 2

    When I was a younger man - at my peak you might say - I fell deeply in love. It lasted only six months, unfortunately, as she had to go back to her own country and although we tried to keep it going she broke it off after a few months. It was too intense and she was too young and...
    zenon zenon 41-45 Mar 3, 2009

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    Constant

    Over the past few months I've felt really down inside. I've lacked motivation to complete things I want done. I'm 15 years old. I have a group of friends although I just don't feel that's enough, I don't get along with a lot of them although they do get along with me. I feel...
    NoelBrown NoelBrown 13-15, M 3 Responses Jan 4, 2013

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    Seriously Depressed

    I wish I could feel happiness. It is beyond rare to see me smile. I don't know why I feel this way because I have everything I have ever wanted. I'm living my dream here in Paris France. I do alright in school, have an amazing boyfriend, have an apartment, can pay my bills, I...
    fattygigi fattygigi 22-25 2 Responses Nov 5, 2012

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    I'M Tired!

    I hate that all my friends are happy and carefree. I hate putting on my fake smile and pretending to be happy. I wish my friends could understand the pain I feel inside I am at my end. I can't remember the last time I felt happiness I'm my life. Everyday is like a nightmare I...
    xHurley xHurley 31-35, M May 8, 2013

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    Sadness Since The Loss Of A Loved One

    Ever since my grandma died I find myself almost in tears at school,etc. I didnt realize her impact in my life until she died. God I miss her so much I can still hear her not like crazy she talks too me like things she used to say and Im a diabetic after she died i stopped...
    dejalynn13 dejalynn13 13-15, F Oct 20, 2010

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    I Dnt Feel Beautiful

    i dont know why i feel depressed most of the time, i dnt feel beautiful. i feel like an ugly duck all the time... i am a sad soul
    sani29 sani29 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 8, 2011

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    Im Way To Sad, Way To Much

    Ever since i lost my first love of my life, nothing has been what it was. For those against it, its your own opinion. But i smoke weed almost everyday, when i can't get any i cant be happy. I always thinking about the regret of letting my love escape, how my life isnt going...
    RHCPflea RHCPflea 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 9, 2013

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    Sad

    I seem to be sad alot of the time.  Im not really sure why but I miss the days when I spent with my kids, that saddens me the most.  I get really sad because my marriage has fallen appart and I have done everything possible to make it work.  Saddness...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings 36-40 4 Responses Jun 6, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I read the stories of individuals before I respond or message them, the sad thing is few if any of their stories are valid. When you reach out to the writer of the story, they have...
    starroamer starroamer 22-25, M 16 hrs ago

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    I don't understand my desires most times. I often, indulge in a number of things to sate my need for pain. I hurt myself, I am in a lifestyle that allows me to get whipped and beat...
    FlyFreely21 FlyFreely21 18-21, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    It's not as tragic as the stories on here but it's still pretty sad. I took my grandma out to eat at an Indian restaurant. There was this family with one little girl. The mom was...
    GigiCoeli GigiCoeli 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    I'm not asking for much. I mean, I don't ask for a boyfriend who'd buy me chocolates or bring me flowers everyday. (But it would be a bonus tho) all I wanted is someone who would...
    ThePorcelainDoll ThePorcelainDoll 18-21, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I always cry at sad movies. I remember I was watching a movie called "the other sister" I cried like a baby.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I am filled with such sadness at times that it is hard for me to breath. There is this lump in my throat. I feel like I could cry for hours about so many things, but then I think...
    MelMel68 MelMel68 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I am a 29 years old single woman who is struggling to identify my desire in life. There are so many things going on in my mind that I am just so glad I have discovered this...
    zeilek zeilek 26-30, F Jul 19

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    Well.... There's a lot of things that make me sad. The fact that my dad cheated on my mom and got divorced. I know I'm only 16, but I still haven't had a boyfriend. It kinda makes...
    wheatiesteph wheatiesteph 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    If there's one thing in my life that's missing It's the time that I spend alone Sailing on the cool and bright clear water Lots of those friendly people And they're showing me ways...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Sad... sad... sad... sad! I'm sad when I see girls planning for their wedding. I'm sad when I see couples in a relationship. I'm sad when I see parents with kids. I'm sad when I...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Jul 8

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    I am really sad I feel my depression coming back I hate it because I don't know why I am sad sometimes I just am n other times IK why I am sad I feel so horrible I feel like a...
    Hiddenamoungus Hiddenamoungus 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I don't fight being sad all the time a lot of it has to do with dealing with my disease. But my older brother has a crush on my best fiend and she likes him and ever since had been...
    Megan2020 Megan2020 13-15, F Jul 14

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    Did a stupid thing again. Went looking at pics. Pics speak to me. Its dumb to hunt them. But i did. And got MAD. REAL MAD. Then sad. So very sad. We have...
    converted converted 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I've been feeling very sad lately. And only because of one reason: I don't have enough freedom. I live with my parents, and my older brother, whose two years older than me. We...
    unfortunality unfortunality 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    But I am having a tough time not being sad or bitter.I don't want to be sad or bitter.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    My life is not collapsing around me. I am fine, but tonight I am sad. I feel socially isolated and unsuccessful. I have nice friends, but as we grow up we spend less time together...
    Bsum1 Bsum1 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    One time i remember my teacher asked us all at the creative writing club to write 12 poems. So i wrote 12 poems and te teacher read them all.. Then my teacher asked me with a...
    PartyPoison04 PartyPoison04 13-15, F Jul 16

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    I caught my husband texting random girl & talking dirty things with her. He apologized to me, however he said that it was just for fun & some kind of joke. So, he wanted me to...
    maddynabby maddynabby 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    It probably seems to everyone on here that I'm just a Debby downer and sad ALL THE TIME. But I'm not, I just like to feel some kind of comfort when I'm sad, and I find it by...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Oh Loneliness, Oh Hopelessness - I think my love for sad songs comes from the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Cats and the song Memory, but also from Elvis Presley and his tear...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I don't know why... I just am so, so, sad.... I should be happy; I just had some family over for my birthday, And revived some gifts; all the stuff I wanted.... But now that...
    Brokenglassapple Brokenglassapple 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Correction, I avoid sad movies like the plague. Sad songs and sad books also. If I want to be sad, I'll watch the news or look around at my life... Books, movies... They're...
    Drechavo Drechavo 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    either my girl mentality is going haywire, or my instincts are correct and my CP is now done with me.. I have been all used up and since I fell for him, which I was not to do.. he...
    WendyBlabs WendyBlabs 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    It's sad. And when it's someone you care about it's more than sad ... Disappointment ~ in the other person because they didn't do their best. And in yourself for believing...
    HisWetWife HisWetWife 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I cry or tear up when i read a sad book or see a sad movie and when someone is nice to me when im feeling kindof sad,also if someone has had something sad happen to them and they...
    criesatnightandnoonehears criesatnightandnoonehears 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I purposely watch sad movies and read sad books and lusten to sad songs just to make myself sadder,i feel most comfortable in my depressed state and i hate starting to be happy
    criesatnightandnoonehears criesatnightandnoonehears 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am 26 and have not had any meaningful relationships with a female. I am an inherently shy individual and I was a loner for most of my teenage and young adult life up until a...
    wmirten wmirten 22-25, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I am 26 and have not had any meaningful relationships with a female. I am an inherently shy individual and I was a loner for most of my teenage and young adult life up until a...
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    I am 26 and have not had any meaningful relationships with a female. I am an inherently shy individual and I was a loner for most of my teenage and young adult life up until a...
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    I am 26 and have not had any meaningful relationships with a female. I am an inherently shy individual and I was a loner for most of my teenage and young adult life up until a...
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    I am 26 and have not had any meaningful relationships with a female. I am an inherently shy individual and I was a loner for most of my teenage and young adult life up until a...
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    i'm not depressed. i can laugh, joke, smile. i am happy. so happy with my life. but i feel sad. i have bad dreams sometimes. i often have a dream that my mom dies but in that dream...
    dasosleefi dasosleefi 16-17, F Jul 2

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    I usually pretend that I'm happy so that others don't become upset or sad. I hold back my tears so that others can smile.I hate crying sometimes because I always feel so vulnerable...
    Smileeboo Smileeboo 16-17, F Jul 2

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    My depression has increased lately. I wrote a poem because I am in such a mess right now. Everything was great, now everything is bad. My aunt jus crying because it is the...
    Mikesmithg1 Mikesmithg1 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I'm going to say why, i know that when I explain it you will be like "attention seeker.." Or "at least you have food and a roof over your head." But okay 1: I'm sad because my...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F Jul 5

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    "Sadness gives depth. Happiness gives height. Sadness gives roots. Happiness gives branches. Happiness is like a tree going into the sky, and sadness is like the roots going down...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    In my dream, 2 of my friends killed themselves. Zack hung himself on a tree while we were camping. But his spirit was there with us at the park. The park was wrapped in ropes that...
    BloodProjectile1 BloodProjectile1 22-25, F Jul 10

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