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I Am Severely Depressed

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    I'm more depressed when I'm being normal

    and doing nothing about it - when I'm crying and having a mental breakdown I am in a better state because I'm crying for help , I'm asking for someone to help me. But the next day I wake up and I no longer feel that pain that I felt yesterday. And so once again I walk on with...
    TheWestlifer TheWestlifer 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2015

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    I Am Severely Depressed And Lost.

    I find it so hard to get through the day without crying?  I have dealt with depression for 31 years and I have tried everything and nothing works.  I have tried different doctors many medications and nothing made me feel any better.  I used to be able to talk to my best friend...
    metalicaero03 metalicaero03 31-35 3 Responses Jun 24, 2011

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    I don't understand people

    who care about me. I get that I'm a nice person, but does my mental/emotional well being really matter? I don't think so, maybe that's why I sit here alone and isolate myself a day laugh at how stupid the world is, when I'm the one not doing anything productive. Just running in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 24, 2015

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    God this depression is too much.

    I can feel myself bursting into tears at any moment. and that'll look stupid since I'm on the bus.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 11, 2015

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    I'm new here at experience project.

    .. I am really depressed. A sophomore in college struggling to figure out if I want to change the career path I have been on for so long. I had an argument with my best friend today... We've been having issues lately and I feel like its mostly my fault. We are both depressed...
    BlueFields BlueFields 18-21, F 2 Responses May 5, 2015

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    I love homework. I love doing it.

    Last year, I got into a period of worse depression. I stopped doing my homework. I still got good enough grades, but I'm sure my teacher noticed how the quality of my assignments dropped. I remember distinctly how I left a project until the last minute- in class- and quickly...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 18, 2015

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    **Trigger Warning** I keep noticing my

    friends leaving my life. Only a few have stuck by me through this mess, and I can't thank them enough for that (including some people on here; you know who you are <3). Still, I've been feeling terrible. I'm betrayed over and over again, and I keep trusting people who I know...
    Whobody Whobody 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 10, 2015

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    dqtxeb25 dqtxeb25 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2015

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    There's no place for me In this society anymore.

    all of my allies have abandoned nobody understands me people just don't like me overall. people say they understand what I'm going through. all lies not one soul understands of what I've lost or have had to endure just a facade. I tried to be happy be the guy I used to be but no...
    SladeTheLegend SladeTheLegend 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 18, 2015

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    Well as most might have read I am about to go

    through my separation and will have to move in July. Right now I love where I live and spent my entire life hating where I grew up and wanting out. Now I have to return due to money and my separation agreement and I could not be more depressed if I tried. I keep thinking that...
    VBLOVE1106 VBLOVE1106 26-30, F Jan 30, 2015

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    I'm not depressed. But I just wanted to say you

    are the strongest people. The most beautiful people. I know it's hard to think about that and you might laugh, but it's true. You've already pulled through so much, even if it's just the beginning. I wish you all the best, and I know depression is the worst thing to go through...
    giathedancer giathedancer 13-15, F Jul 11, 2015

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    If you need a sign to stay,

    this is it. If you need a reason to stay, I'll tell you some. Life is very short unless you believe in reincarnation, we probably only have one life on this planet. You only live once. Yes, YOLO. It's true. I know life seems like a really big mess and that it will never be good...
    giathedancer giathedancer 13-15, F Jul 16, 2015

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    I know this is completely irrational,

    at least in my head. Emotion and reason are frequently opposites, though. My mom is moving across the country to be with my alcoholic father. Everyone says I should love him, and on some hidden level I know I actually do. He's just hurt me so much in the past that I hide any...
    lepamplemousse lepamplemousse 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 6, 2015

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    I have really bad depression,

    talking to my friends and family, hanging out with my friends, nothing is working, I sit in the corner and cry, I just want to take some pills and sleep forever or take a knife and slash my throat or wrist and bleed out.
    elainenguyen619 elainenguyen619 16-17, F 7 Responses Dec 25, 2015

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    And no one around me notices.

    I never feel like talking to anyone about it, and I rarely feel like anyone actually cares when I do, which makes me less likely to talk about it.
    Yukiteru Yukiteru 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 14, 2015

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    I've been rather hesitant to post this

    because I recognize how redundant it may sound. For months now I have been sinking into a rather deep and dark depression, one that has enveloped every aspect of my life. I noticed I was heading into it mid to late October, as things at work became a struggle. My aunt, whom I've...
    opyettbld92 opyettbld92 22-25, M Jan 19

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    Extreme Depression

    I am a 45 year old guy who has been living my father my entire life. I have gotten so much emotional abuse from him in the last 25 years of my life. I have always had so much fear and anxiety about moving out and living on my own because I am extremely afraid of the loneliness. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 30, 2013

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    Everyday I wake up feeling mentally

    and emotionally drained, uninspired and disconnected. It is a constant psychological struggle, the most difficult part - seeming not to be able to maintain any kind of positive mental state for any significant amount of time.
    meowmix29 meowmix29 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 13, 2015

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    I really hope no one will mind me kept typing

    the same frustration and depression related to what I am facing. I tried my best to occupy myself, watch tv, watch YouTube... But once I am in the toilet to try to release the bit and bit of urine makes my heart sank and make me depressed. I guess this aren't going to be...
    sadboi sadboi 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 17, 2014

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    I cried myself to sleep last night

    because a bully here just found my weakness and decided to use it against me. Only because an argument! Now headaches and swollen eyes is what I have to deal with. I just have this thought while eating breakfast it's a pain to eat when I don't want to. But it's not as bad as...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 31, 2014

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    I have had suicidal thoughts.

    I have had too many failures. I cannot handle more. My mother feels I am worth nothing, she has even asked me to leave home. I am technically disowned. I have trust issues, no friends, I am practically isolated. I feel frustrated, lonely and depressed.
    evanescentme evanescentme 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 21, 2015

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    every day ill have a time

    where I just feel so tense and overwhelmed in life I just wanna be able to bring up my happiness again be able to tell occasional jokes and laugh it gets tiring bein depressed
    aaronpayne aaronpayne 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 18, 2015

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    I lost my older sister in a car accident a

    little over a year ago. She was my best friend I miss her so much everyday. My depression is getting worse. I'm on anti depressants but I still feel empty like there is nothing left in life to be happy about. Nothing brings me joy.
    tattedgal tattedgal 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    So I guess my girl bff abbi isn't my girl bff

    anymore because when we were on the way home she was talking to her new friends and then she turned back to me and was like I can't come out for a week im grounded and im like whatever I don't care because I could hear them talking about me and then she turns back to her new...
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15, F 1 Response May 26, 2015

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    Here We Go Again...

    Hello everyone, I have suffered on and off for nearly forty years, however I usually cope quite well, and do my best to keep on going. When things are bad I try and think of people that are worse off than my self that usually helps as does helping others it gives me a buzz...
    rebelwithoutacause44 rebelwithoutacause44 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 6, 2010

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    https://scontent.cdninstagram.

    com/hphotos-xtp1/t50.2886-16/12128723_977345138990044_1346070482_n.mp4 I love this guy, but this kind of stuff does more harm to people who battle real depression (not saying this guy doesn't, I haven't ever heard his story) but this is what people who don't suffer with "real...
    DarkKnightRanger DarkKnightRanger 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 24, 2015

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    I seem so happy and excited

    yet I'm not. As soon as I let the barriers down I'm just a sad, broken girl whose parents don't love and never hug. I'm a girl who was given anything in the world but the love I needed. I never was praised, only patronised at the smallest mistake. I still am that little girl but...
    AllyBear101 AllyBear101 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2014

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    I have had so much happen in the past 6 years

    that I can't hold it in anymore. I've lost so many friends because they don't understand what I go through. I'm not a daughter in my parents eyes. I have a guy who made my life hell for 2 years and hit me and would not leave me alone and told me he could kill me. I just would...
    Bebechristine14 Bebechristine14 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2014

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    Hello, my name is Milly.

    I've wanted to tell someone about how I've come to want to die. I can't go through with it though I've tried. I am too cowardly see. I've always hidden my depression and suicidal thoughts as I can't bear the thought of hurting my friends and family - especially my parents. So...
    Millymae Millymae 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 25, 2014

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    You’re sitting at your desk. You know it’s time to go. You’ve said that to yourself over a million times. But this time you know, for sure, is real. You’re tired. You’re just so very tired. Your parents pissed you off. Like school wasn’t bad enough today. You go to...
    prettybrowneyes1993 prettybrowneyes1993 18-21, F Oct 18, 2013

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    I don't even mind being depressed anymore.

    It's just life. Life sucks and then you die.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 16, 2015

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    I get suicidal sometimes.

    ..I tried killing myself and i self harmed.Burning,cutting,etc I don't care that much about life. I am transgender.It sucks big time. I guess this is kind of a venting post.I am sad cause my life is like totally f*cked up.I have epilepsy,thyroid problems,gastritis,colorblindness...
    Mihael122 Mihael122 18-21, T 2 Responses Oct 24, 2014

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    SladeTheLegend SladeTheLegend 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    Depressed As Hell !

    Hi there - Have just deleted one post, as it got too suicidal and downbeat even for me. Not sure what anyone gets out of reading about our misery ? Have been as depressed as hell for around 12 years, had every treatment, nothing makes the slightest difference. It baffles me how...
    TonyCantlay TonyCantlay 56-60, M 9 Responses Oct 6, 2010

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    Ayahuasca Cures Depression

    If you suffer from PTSD or any form of depression, Ayahuasca can cure you. Take a minute to read my story about my experience with Ayahuasca. I recovered from 20 years of severe uni-polar depression by taking Ayahuasca 8 times over a two week period. If you suffer from...
    AlexLight101 AlexLight101 26-30, M Mar 17, 2013

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    I was already drowning in the dark

    and you had to push me down further to make yourself feel better and free. I can't believe you would do this to me. You knew it would hurt me, but you still did it anyway. I never would've done this to you. You said I could've trusted you, but now that I think about it, I could...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 21, 2015

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    It's funny how you're there

    for others in their time of need when they're struggling, but when you need them they seem to act as if you're some pesky stranger. Isn't it?
    Britt4ny Britt4ny 70+, F 1 Response May 22, 2015

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    I have been depressed

    for 6 months now with frequent thoughts of pain, suffering and death. the last two months for me was the most scarring, emotional and devestating moment of my life, a series of heart breaking events such as backstab, loss of parental love, numerous conflict, pressure from...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 18, 2015

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    I am definitely suffering.

    Severe depression is like being in hell on earth. It's like crawling through the abyss in reverse. The pain, the anxiety and the feeling of worthlessness are insufferable. This is my only release at the moment. I'm tired of living with this lack of joy. I'm exhausted. It's...
    PiscesDream PiscesDream 46-50, F Feb 5, 2015

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    Depressed And Insecure

    I have been dealing with depression and anxiety for quite sometime now. Sometimes I feel like Wow I'm feeling pretty good, then the next day I want to blow my head off. It's like a roller costar. I have no clue what to do, I've tried multiple medications, but they only help so...
    ap6119 ap6119 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 24, 2010

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    Its really a prision,

    at I certain point pretending is the only way to go on, but honestly I feel bad for the few people that decide to have me as friend cuz im always hoping that some of them will give me a reason to live, the motivation I need to do things, but I hurt them one way or another, I don...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 29, 2015

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    I dont want to do anything.

    Cant even work up the energy to shower, clean, watch tv, take a walk, go anywhere. I just feel like a lifeless blob. I am constantly thinking and worrying. Constantly want to run away and just get lost. I feel like I have no support or understanding. I feel judged and like...
    akrysrose akrysrose 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 6, 2014

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    I feel like i want to kill myself my life is

    not worth living i spend all day everyday on my own
    pinkglitteress pinkglitteress 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24, 2014

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    I know nobody wants to hear about all of my sad

    thoughts so I will say something comical. I am a great liar! If I use enough sarcasm.
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M 5 Responses Nov 27, 2015

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    it is indeed true. 100% absolute.

    the tides seem to have turned for Tue worse. as I walked today i had a revelation. I'm at the brink of my mind talking means nothing anymore. useless therapy. tons of anti depressants mean nothing to me anymore. I've accepted this fact that deep down in my soul. I'm unhappy...
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