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Depression 48 People

    The Darkest Hour

    11 years ago my depression came out in a way they caused me to harm myself. And in doing that I hurt my family. Before the depression came out I kept it to myself for 5 years because my husband traveled and I am a strong person as far as my children went. I never wanted them to...
    ben33156 ben33156 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 20, 2010

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    This Shoud Answer That Question

    and my wife was one that never came home, i almost came home in a bag
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Oct 2, 2011

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    Many Factors

    ***Warning:  Potentially Triggering Entry***         Much as I love my dad, he can be a jerk.  I spent most of my childhood in a terror, wondering what I'd do next to set him off.  Once, when I was about 6 he ripped the leg off one of my...
    Geode Geode 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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    In The Grips Of Major Depressive Dissorder

    I have often asked myself, what causes my depression; Not from a medical perspective but from my perspective. Two white tablets every morning is that what my life has become; Some days I am completely paralyzed, I cannot function, those are the worse days and I stay in bed the...
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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    Crave.

    I'm not really sure at what age but it still gets me now days. For the past three days I've been feeling **** and seriously cutting to make myself feel better but it makes me feel sick. Not sick for the cutting but for myself and that I've stooped so low. Ive been constantly...
    Icanthelpet Icanthelpet 18-21, F Dec 12, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I cannot even explain how i feel. My partner just got diagnosed with chlamydia because he showed symptoms when he started sleeping with me and he told me he have contracted it from...
    noforever29 noforever29 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    After my 11 year first marriage ended, I wanted to finally find the woman of my dreams. This put me on a long journey of self-discovery, and the process of acquiring knowledge...
    tjw747 tjw747 46-50, M 8 hrs ago

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    When they seem nice and you have a connection but they take so long to text back -.-
    rilakkuma9999 rilakkuma9999 16-17, F 5 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    PART 2 - Church Membership? “Church membership,” or “placing your membership in a local congregation,” is a great fraud that has been cast upon God’s people by so...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 17 hrs ago

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    Knowing that I am not the only boy/former boy who was fascinated by pierced earrings at a very young age, I am wondering if someone younger than me, or someone from another culture...
    EarringedBoy EarringedBoy 36-40 1 day ago

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    I am 15 year old girl from India. I've grown up being called black and ugly. I never knew India could reach this extent of racism until I was admitted to a new school. I had an...
    Shreya16 Shreya16 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I need some advice from other people who have been through the mental health system and have been diagnosed with mental disorders. When I was diagnosed, it did not feel official...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    this is probably the trait/habit/action I covet the most in people. lol. I never thought I could miss verbally speaking on the phone, that crap used to get on my nerves.
    kk1874 kk1874 31-35, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I think this group may be the best place to write about this crush that I've been having for what feels like an eternity. And this post will be long and very detailed, so please...
    arcticray arcticray 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Yeah when I see a text I reply to it whenever I'm not busy cause it just sucks when u text with someone and they reply so slow :/
    Ihan14 Ihan14 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    Today, I finally mustered up the courage to tell my crush that I liked her. (Yes, my crush is a she.) Since I only get to see her in my fourth period class, I thought I had plenty...
    SimplyConfusedd SimplyConfusedd 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I think this group may be the best place to write about this crush that I've been having for what feels like an eternity. And this post will be long and very detailed, so please...
    arcticray arcticray 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Someone at my school pretends to be my friend. They don't know I herd them talking crap about me in the locker room.
    sketch4life sketch4life 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    To 'Love' yourself, may sound idiotically stuck up and stupid, especially as it reeks with a range of different implications. To love yourself can be ugly when you are treating...
    Trainedheart Trainedheart 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    How Do You Know When You Truly Love Someone?
    kmillz243 kmillz243 18-21, F a week ago

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    It was during the summer. I was out of school and house hopping since I had no stable home to go back to. It was a difficult year. I felt like dying every day. I had bouts of...
    starsheepie starsheepie 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I was 17. I was volunteering at a church camp. The Sunday school teacher early 40s maybe was working late and I was just getting the campers to bed. She said her neck was...
    Gws1269 Gws1269 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 6

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    This is a true story of what happened to Greg Zaffuto. I have just experienced much the same and do not want this to happen to you, so I am sharing the following. I apologize for...
    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F Feb 6

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    If I had a single, cruel bone in my body, I would post a classified advert somewhere, asking for someone who has nothing to do, no reason to stay alive, nothing left to give and no...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 6

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    I started taking medication for my depression about 8 years ago, though I suffered from it for at least 10 years prior to that. I would try a medicine, slowly have it upped and...
    Ikid Ikid 22-25 1 Response Feb 5

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    I really don't want to care about anyone anymore, but it's so hard to not get attached to someone. I had Ryan for 9 1/2 months before he died near my birthday I had Gavin then he...
    Atljjay Atljjay 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    I battled depression. My best friend, however, battles depression. I'll start at the beginning of the story, when I was 12/13. I met this boy who would turn out to be my best...
    Plouton3600 Plouton3600 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    What if you’ve died…?Dear myI don’t really know how to call you, but I think you know what I mean…That day when I have heard you could have died my heart...
    Estranea Estranea 22-25, F Feb 3

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    Hi, I stumbled upon this site while searching ( as iv done thousands of times, for yeeears now) in hopes that I can find some magical supplement to cure the living hell that my...
    Hopelesslyfallen Hopelesslyfallen 31-35, F Feb 1

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    #1: What would you name your future daughter? Myla #2: Do you miss anyone? Sometimes #3: What if I told you that you were pretty? :) thank you #4: Ever been told 'it's not you, it...
    MissClaire38 MissClaire38 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I never know how I'm going to feel. when I feel my depression lifting some days I feel like things are genuinely going to get better but I always end up back here. Nobody...
    melissasweetheart melissasweetheart 18-21, F Feb 1

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    Both actually... This is my first year in this new school, and its really interesting... All the students are always pranking each other infront of others. During an assembly...
    yandrewy yandrewy 26-30, M Jan 31

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    So you've just had a run-in with a friend. YOU'RE hurt, THEY'RE hurt...the whole thing is just a MESS! How do I handle that? Calmly ask your friend if they would mind if the two of...
    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F Jan 30

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    Hey Mario here, I know how it feels, ive been there. I suffered from social anxiety for a good 8 years. You hear a group of people laughing and you thinks is about you,you make...
    marioo2 marioo2 22-25, M Jan 30

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    I would love to have one or two of them when was the last time you have had it... It has been a long time for me. :(
    marriedguy67 marriedguy67 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 30

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    This EP Experience is created by me on Jan. 29, 2016. Thanks so much EPeeps. If YOU don't COMPREHEND the Logic behing this thinking: then def don't friend me :)! ps: MY DEAR...
    NyxInvictus NyxInvictus 41-45 1 Response Jan 29

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    I've got my second tattoo booked! I honestly can't wait.. The worst part is when it scabs over and you have not to scratch or pick at it but I've very happy about getting my next...
    Kimmyextreme Kimmyextreme 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 28

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    I HAVE MADE IT! I was feeling depressed lately because of my health and not being able to do anything for myself anymore. I can't even get in and out of the bathtub to get a bath...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I hate when somebody adds you, and doesn't talk to you! Like what the **** did you add/follow me for?! You some sort of stalker?! If you're not gonna talk we have no business with...
    MONSTERxSiZED MONSTERxSiZED 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    If your kin your kin, blood doesn't always matter when you are loved.
    bigmountain1 bigmountain1 51-55, M Jan 27

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