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I Battle Depression Almost On a Daily Basis

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 162 People

    Here and There

    Umm..hello. This is pretty awesome I didn't know a website like this existed. Where do I begin? I have completely lost track of my life. I'm not quite sure how it got this bad but I'm so depressed that I'm scared to leave my own home.  Take for example today I...
    swedishpinkbean swedishpinkbean 22-25 1 Response Jul 30, 2009

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    I Battle Everyday Tpp

    sorry about myspelling i ve been depressed all all my life in so much pain and lonliness i dont really know what to say why do we have to go through this what helps you a bit i havent really been doing all the good things that im supposed to do like exercsing very tired and...
    happycamperallday happycamperallday 46-50, F Sep 8, 2013

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    Switch

    One minute I am okay the next I am mad/sad almost in second I don't know why. I am tired mental it taken a physical with bad skin and hair loss
    gene2613 gene2613 18-21, M Apr 3, 2012

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    Things Are Going Down In My Realtionship

    I met this girl 3 years ago on the internet, we talked a lot. She was at 500 km from me. One day she had some business in my area and we met . We fell in love with each other after a few months talking on the internet she was gonna start colleg. She said she could come live with...
    cacapisu cacapisu 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 19, 2009

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    family..friends..school..couldn't get any worse

    Everything went wrong. Since I was 3 years old, I went to a church where we were ignored, glared at, and we weren't strick enough for them (it was a protestant reformed church). I made one friend who later completely ignored me. We left that church, but I was pulled out too soon...
    krisluvaddict krisluvaddict 13-15, F May 10, 2009

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    A Long Battle!

    It's true... I can bounce back okay and I'm mostly cheerful these days. Only because I have some good meds and some good therapy. But, I must always be vigilant against my depression disorder, daily. I must remember to take my meds on time, for one. And second, when bad things...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 19, 2009

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    Well depression isnt a thing

    that is here one day and gone the next, you kind of just have a better day then others. So I have depression and it usually gets to me a lot, usually everyday but lately I've been having some pretty good days! :s
    Tamika123 Tamika123 16-17, F May 9, 2014

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    I Am Giving Up....

    Well, I'm back home from the hospital. As usual, I'm back home with no help. Now, my Aunt is kicking me out. I thought I was going to come home and things would be somewhat okay. Well, they're not. Things for me have just gone from bad to worse. My Aunt and cousin got in a wreck...
    asisufferinsilence asisufferinsilence 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 3, 2013

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    Fighting Depression

    Divorced abusive husband; sold house, moved self and three children into my parents - a beautiful large five bedroom home with an acre of land and plenty of family and friends close by.  I return to school to pursue degree to support family better (SAM's get no credit in the...
    escaped escaped 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2009

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    Battle

    Most of the time it is a minute to minute basis.
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow 51-55, M Sep 13, 2011

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    Tomarrow.

    Like an uninvited guest it just show's up when it want's to. I never know when or how long it want's to stay. But I cling to one hope. I hope that tomarrow will be just a little better. I hope that I have moved forward if only an inch, but at least forward. When I loose my hope...
    Robert1256 Robert1256 51-55, M 6 Responses Sep 26, 2010

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    Cry

    I was over my grandparents house everyone talking and laughing. They where having a good time. I was doing fine then just all at once I got sad. I feel like i need a good cry.
    gene2613 gene2613 18-21, M Jan 23, 2013

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    Empty

    I feel so empty Almost hollow. I try to full it with ****, ************, ext... Nothing work
    gene2613 gene2613 18-21, M Sep 6, 2013

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    I try to be strong but there's a moment

    when everything collapses into my head and I can't deal with this pain every single day. I feel so fragile and don't know how much time will I be able to stay in this world ...
    Fatgirlandrea Fatgirlandrea 16-17, F 9 Responses May 9, 2014

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    I promised that if I ever got better I would do something to help others in my situation. That was 34 years ago. I am just so happy to be well again. So much time has past that I...
    quickrush quickrush 51-55, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Hi I have been battle depression for a long time I feel alone no friend
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    What helps me feel better! So i suffer sporadically with feelings of depression, dare i say suicide. I find that as soon as I'm feeling kind of a bit better i grab it cause why...
    DearSugar DearSugar 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    How to avoid saying the wrong thing to those in need. The Ring Theory (also called the Kvetching Order) developed by Susan Silk, a clinical psychologist. In this example, she...
    antisocialno4 antisocialno4 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have battles with depression nearly my entire my life!! Some days are worse than others!
    cynthiashortridge cynthiashortridge 31-35, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    I see tons of people on here talking about how depressed they are so I thought I would share this. I've battled depression for years, and I've been through some pretty dark times...
    flashysnail flashysnail 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    almost to the point of putting everything up. Getting depressed again...
    brknsilence79 brknsilence79 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My bf is battling depression. He failed a licensure exam few months ago that crushed him pretty bad. He cannot study and take it again due to his depression. He was given sleeping...
    OnlyCB OnlyCB 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Ever since depression consumed my life, everything has fallen apart. Although it was not all that great to start with. I guess I will never be able to remember what a normal and...
    SkylerJacobson SkylerJacobson 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have battled with depression for many years. With my doctors permission, I slowly weened off a high dose of effexor 225 MG .. I was just wanting to sleep all the time. I recently...
    angelanicole89 angelanicole89 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Why is it that just even the slightest thing that we want can never happen? It's almost like our happiness is not allowed. We have to live a life of constantly being put down.
    BethanHawkins BethanHawkins 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Everybody always says 'hang in there' 'your turn is coming' 'life will get better', but it's not better and my turn hasn't come, I'm almost 39 so how old do I have to be to get...
    unfixablegirl unfixablegirl 36-40, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    I keep getting depressed over memories. Last night I felt so bad I almost broke down crying. I just wanna escape :(
    Lifeisgoodtearsofjoy Lifeisgoodtearsofjoy 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    .. ( whispering to myself... ) .. I think theres something wrong with me..... It shouldnt be so hard to socialize with people.. I shouldnt have to keep fighting moods... I shouldnt...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Dark grayish smoke fills the air, following the acrid stench of rotting flesh and burning wood, places the mood across the the battle field a dreary one. The earth is scarred black...
    FightingPhoenix FightingPhoenix 46-50, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Im finally emerging from a 3 week abyss. Those days that you dont talk to anyone, and people insist on asking whats wrong, and you can only say youre tired so much. I get droughts...
    UndyingWraith UndyingWraith 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    So this is what I posted on my blog. Depression is too complex and hard to deal with so I'm not saying I have the cure here or anything like that, but reading this MIGHT help a...
    asami13 asami13 16-17, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Hi guys I've battled depression for 20 years I've learned so much ask me anything happy to share!
    freefalling123 freefalling123 31-35, F 7 Responses Aug 21

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    I found something today... Depression does not always mean Beautiful girls shattering at the wrists A glorified, heroic battle for your sanity Or mothers that never got the chance...
    crazihilary crazihilary 26-30, M 5 Responses Aug 20

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    Major depression is a disease that impacts approximately 5% of people globally. For over 30 years, scientists believed that monoamines– mood-related chemicals such as serotonin...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 19

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    Don't attempt suicide. There is a ton of people who still care about you. Everyone who has ever told anyone to kill themselves SHUT THE **** UP! And if you think there is no one...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 16

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    I knew something wasn't right inside me at 10. I knew that yes I grew up with mean girls but that didn't explain all the things that my brain was trying to feed me. I know that...
    Starbuck82 Starbuck82 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    Recently i've been feeling like depression is just eating me alive. I have dealt with depression since childhood, depression along with PTSD and anxiety, I got diagnosed at the age...
    roseofthedevilsgarden roseofthedevilsgarden 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    A great thing that heals depression is to let go of any unwanted thoughts, to change your thinking. Depression is caused by thoughts and beliefs, which are based on a limited...
    LoveIsWithinYou LoveIsWithinYou 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    Depression robs you of your will to live, it robs you of all the pleasures you had in life, your interests. It makes you forget all of your dreams and it makes you forget the...
    antisocialno4 antisocialno4 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    Haha wow I never thought I'd see the depression groups again. I guess it's time to share what's been happening since I've been gone for so long. So let me start from the beginning...
    evie2001 evie2001 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    I am so tired of fighting and I want to go back to denying that I'm not okay. I have lost so much of my will to live and I don't have the energy to look for it. I'm on the verge of...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    If you were to meet me, you'd receive a smile, laughter, some funny jokes, and a feeling of positivity. But deep down inside, I hurt. Deeply. And you'd be none the wiser. I'm a...
    imjonny imjonny 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 11

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