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I Am Sad For Reasons I Can't Explain

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    Dont Friggen Know Anymore

    No ones prolly even reading this. Im 15 and I have been depressed for a year now, I used to be depressed cause I felt like nobody cared. I guess I sorta still feel like that but, I have a boyfriend who loves me like crazy, and 2 amazing friends. Me and my mom get in alot of...
    KristenRS KristenRS 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2012

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    Always Sad And Depressed

    Sometimes i wonder why i even bother to wake up because for reasons even i am not sure i know, i feel sad almost the point of tears. The strangest thing is i am not sure that i know what caused my sadness or who is really and truly to blame for why i feel so sad and unhappy at...
    dragonfang dragonfang 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 11, 2013

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    I Know Why But I Can't Explain!

    I know everything there is to be learnt in life and that I'm as wise as Socrates. Do you know why? Nobody does. It's because I know that I can't learn everything and that no man can. This could be why. The fact that I will never know. I'm only 14 but I've fought depression and...
    Idreamthefuture Idreamthefuture 16-17, M May 17, 2011

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    I Dont Know

    I remember at times, when I'm not thinking of anything sad, but I just feel really guilty or sad just out of nowhere. I remember when I was in the 9th grade, just walking to lunch with my class, and out of nowhere I just started crying. a girl that was in my class saw me crying...
    Elijahx Elijahx 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 15, 2012

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    Too Much

    Sometimes it all just gets to be too much and I dont even know why I am sad anymore
    Dragonflywings Dragonflywings 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2009

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    Why Do I Feel This Way?

    Why do I feel this way? Sadness empress itself on me againist my will. I can't explain why I feel the way I do, but Iw ant it to go away. When people ask me what's wrong, I make something up, so I have something to say. Depression eats its way into me. It feasts on my trival...
    suffocating suffocating 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2010

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    Help..

    Sometimes.. My life feels so pathetic. I spend hours on end just laying in my bed in the dark not doing anything.  I don't want to be like this anymore.. I need help but I'm not sure where to go.  I purposefully start arguments with my boyfriend and put him through...
    Amay408 Amay408 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 9, 2010

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    I Caint Pull Myself Out

    i am Stuck Stuck like Mud Because you put me here You put me Here because You dont want me You threw Me away You dont want me So you left me here to stay You told me you Loved me But then, That was yesterday Because you left me And you left me here to stay. You didint try to help...
    PainistheGame PainistheGame 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2012

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    I Shouldn't Be...

    I have a good life. For the most part I do what I want to do. I don't really like my job, in fact I hate it, but it pays well, and is good enough. I have a nice family, and I love my kids. I don't need for anything. But I'm sad. I cry a lot. I think I want something else...
    thefragile77 thefragile77 36-40 8 Responses Jul 19, 2013

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    Hmm.

    Today I've been pretty sad, no real idea why. I've had a rough week last week, and I guess I'm still recooperating. I feel like being very close to someone, and maybe crying. Oh well. Stiff upper lip. lol
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 26, 2011

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    I'm Sick And Often In Pain And Feeling Hurt

    I went out today and it was tiring all my body aches from walking a lot today I hate carrying grocery bags up the steps and lugging them home ... we often walk home from the shop with bags and a granny trolley full ... cuz I can't drive since my medications... and I sold the...
    IceEntice IceEntice 36-40, F Aug 10, 2012

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    I had enough of explaining! I have to say I find it incredibly hard to find the right words and explain exactly how it is so when I have got the courage to explain please don't...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Jul 9

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    DannyBoy1972 DannyBoy1972 36-40 Jul 9

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    Been working for 3 nights straight 12hrs shift. Today I'm off but I can't sleep ... What is going on with me?
    hzel1323 hzel1323 26-30, F 20 hrs ago

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    I can't even drink a beer since I tried to drink a beer. That taste didn't suit me. Then I decided like I'll never trying to drink a beer. Bc that tastes ******* bad. From those...
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    staky85 staky85 26-30 Jul 6

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    I am so friggin unhappy I don't even know where to start. A bit over 2 years ago I moved to another country, away from my friends and family, to be with my husband. I was so happy...
    Ela23 Ela23 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    I have my silly reasons! But hearing this song after years, can't get it out of my head! Build me up, Buttercup - The Foundations And this highway sing-along just made it better...
    atikin atikin 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Its 8:42 AM & I can't sleep - well I've not slept all night :(
    watermelongirl watermelongirl 16-17, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    He's rude but I like him. I want to stop talking to him but I can't :/
    officialwanderer officialwanderer 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    So I know I should always love my dad and be grateful for everything he's given me, but I really cannot stand him most of the time!! He pays for everything for me and my mom always...
    sindianau sindianau 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Most of my friends think that I'm over him I'm really not I just say I am so they don't bother me about it. He's dating this girl now it's been two days I think I hate hearing...
    mikaylahoguexo mikaylahoguexo 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I had to follow their “Advise,” because my wife would not do anything that would contradict their wishes. a) Living on a budget, I attempted to teach my wife how to manage the...
    Poitiers5 Poitiers5 22-25, M Jun 25

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    I began dating my wife in October 2012 and met my in-laws in November of that year. My father in law is a celebrity in Mexico and Internationally. The family of my wife while we...
    Poitiers5 Poitiers5 22-25, M Jun 25

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    I mean it really sucks when people start lieing and thhink you wouldn't get it. Or when they don't want to hear the truth and start blaming you. But the thing is that the truth is...
    justbe00 justbe00 31-35, F Jun 29

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    At the moment I only have one person I trust, but I can't express how I really feel. Like if I'm sad, which is all the time. Depression. I just tell him that I don't feel good, to...
    stef17 stef17 16-17, F Jun 30

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    ...3 days now that we have no communications...texted him many times, but no reply and his phone is off for 3 days but once a day he turn ON for few minutes, maybe to check my...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F Jul 2

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    ...just had a telephone conversation with him today...but i imagine his eyes and felt his sadness...i miss him and we can't have the opportunity to see each other...ours is a...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    It sucked, yeah. Wasn't what we thought it would be. Wasn't enough time. It wasn't much, I'll admit. But it was something :) We met and it was great. Not perfect, but still so...
    seasalticecream seasalticecream 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    i feel like loosing my grip. i am a trans . i hate my life.. being alone .no one to understand you. everyday i woke up with a wish to find a friend who understands me. thought of...
    leftaalone leftaalone 22-25 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Thanks, EP for keeping me company. In EP, I can be me. I can expose my real feelings. I can be sad all I want without fear of being judged in the real world. I just can't stop...
    maleficent08 maleficent08 31-35, F a week ago

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    My mind is always running way ahead of conversations wondering about the what and why. I look around and notice the differences which makes us unique . I wonder about their...
    nomorei nomorei 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 27

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    I can not stand the sight of my boyfriends mother. She's a very manipulative, judgmental, selfish, lying, narcissistic ***! She has a long history of drug and alcohol abuse. She's...
    SilentNynja SilentNynja 22-25, F Jul 15

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    I've noticed I'm really bad when I'm tired. I get to where I just can't get the words out, and even worse is I can't usually remember what I needed to say in the first place. I...
    WAWM WAWM 18-21, F Jun 26

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    There's only one person that can make this pain go away, and he won't do a ******* thing. I've asked and asked and asked and he looks at me and says "shh, don't think about it and...
    xxxjulieann xxxjulieann 18-21, F Jun 27

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    I'm not big on beards. Those guys from Duck Dynasty really make you think about it though! ;) I'm glad I can't grow a beard, most of the time. I can't say I never thought about it...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Jun 27

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    I'm so upset, I keep filling in this box and erasing it. I can't even. I just can't. I hate myself.
    NataliPurtyEyes NataliPurtyEyes 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    I don't know how I feel about him. When I'm talking with him or sitting right beside him, his attention goes straight to me. Even if we don't talk, it's like I know he doesn't mind...
    HarmonyEvers HarmonyEvers 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    My mind some times just starts racing out of control jumping from topic to topic. I try to write it down done times but it goes to fast and I miss the middle bit. Even goes so fast...
    ApollosArrow ApollosArrow 18-21 2 Responses Jun 29

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    It's all I can think about. Every moment of every day. It happened over 4 years ago. Why can't I move on?! :'(
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    I can't stop. I just can't.
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