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I Battle Depression Almost On a Daily Basis

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Battle

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

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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 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 10 Responses May 9, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I've always had depression and anxiety. I'm pregnant and just started a new position at my job. Things are changing so fast and its hard to do it and not be able to take any...
    reynanv reynanv 26-30, F 1 Response 59 mins ago

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    I think my own cure for depression is having a best friend. Someone who is there for me, and enjoys similar things. I felt depressed and alone for so long, it was normal. While I...
    Maihowl Maihowl 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    The I just want to die feeling hasn't gone away for a week now. I'm fighting so hard to be normal. I fight myself on weather or not I should be alive. It's a never ending...
    Haixiu Haixiu 22-25, F 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    It's an ongoing thing. Today has been one of my good days. . So, l decided to try and think logically, about it all.. True..whatever the source is that's causing the depression...
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 41-45, F 10 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Last week was horrible for me. I was very depressed so I started drinking again which made me feel even more depressed. I finally started feeling better the past two days, but I...
    homesweethell homesweethell 31-35, M 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Was walking to truck. Phone was on youtube. Hands full. Finger started video. On depression rare. And possibly enlightenment. But what if depressed are truthful...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 19 hrs ago

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    Ever since I was younger I have battled with depression and anxiety. It's honestly nothing that can just "go away" from a few pills prescribed from my doctor. Depression sucks. It...
    Amberrjade27 Amberrjade27 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I'm almost 20 and I've been depressed since I was 13. Things have gotten better, then worse, then better, then so much worse again. I'm trying so hard to do everything I can to be...
    healedbydamage healedbydamage 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    To all the depressed people suicidal n all, before you say something, ask yourself one question. Have you ever tried living? Put some effort in to living? Have you ever eaten...
    Bllahblah Bllahblah 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have had depression for a while now, at first I didn;t understand what was going on - I had a battle with myself day in and day out.I did a lot of soul searching and did a lot of...
    Gangstress Gangstress 31-35, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    i battle depression and cry everyday bc im nearly 5'9 and a girl :( i also am depressed bc of school
    izzzy098 izzzy098 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    i battle depression because of being rapt, molested ,and beaten from the ages of two tell i was nineteen i have constant relapse days were i don't wont to even get out of bed and...
    ecook19 ecook19 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've had a few times in my adult life that I've had battles with depression- and I know it sounds strange- but I almost welcome it. When I'm depressed, I don't feel like doing much...
    trying2hard trying2hard 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Well, I'm out of the school but the bullying kinda got worse... It's kinda hard to explain and everyone thinks I'm crazy except my boyfriend and one of my friends.... But the scary...
    Raytheshapeshifter Raytheshapeshifter 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    So this might be a weird question, but I wonder if people here have had to work through a similar situation. What do you do when your therapy goals and your spouse's therapy goals...
    AriaShakti AriaShakti 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I think it's time for an update on my life now. I've been here for awhile and anyone who's known me for awhile knows that my EP account was made out of depression and I used it to...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I dislike when people say "your too pretty to be depressed" .... Depression does not discriminate. Everybody is struggling , everybody is fighting a battle. We all are human. My...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My parents don't know that I battle depression. I want to take the pain and hurt away. I hurt myself or I drink or get high so I don't feel it. I think my dad is the cause of this...
    garcia9 garcia9 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    (Sorry this is so long) I'm a freak who can't dress right, my hair is too short, I'm way too fat, I have social anxiety, I'm dying inside but for all these years all I can do is...
    purplepumpkin17 purplepumpkin17 16-17, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    i have severe depression and it kills me every second and every minute and every hour....i battle it so deep every day...i just dont know how to be happy...im a lost cause and...
    LegendBattles LegendBattles 26-30, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    As someone who has battled with this hindrance for as far as I can remember...I wanted to give everyone kudos for opening up and asking questions. For the longest time I never...
    Electricgasmic Electricgasmic 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Ugh. I wish the depression and anxiety would go away. Recently, we found out that we are going to move out to the country side on an 80 acre horse ranch! Lots of horses, arenas...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F Jul 20

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    I have never found self pity to be a helpful friend, and it won't be for you.. .I call you to manhood, to embrace the hard things in life for they are how God trains us to be...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 19

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    You can conquer depression. I chose the experience above as I want this story to be posted on the search string. I want people to know that when you are depressed it may feel like...
    riseandshine18 riseandshine18 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    I've had depression for almost my whole life, I know it's sounds silly but it's true. I always get it every other year. I had it in 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 7th grade and I'm really...
    SorryImClarice SorryImClarice 13-15, F Jul 17

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    Oh my god this is actually so bad I'm freaking out right now and I wanted to talk to somebody until I realized that I had absolutely no one to talk to even on the Internet and I...
    LopsidedLollipop LopsidedLollipop 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    It's really hard to think that I've lost almost all of my teenage years to at least one depressive episode a year. It caused me to struggle in school. It caused my social anxiety...
    thornedrose thornedrose 18-21, F Jul 16

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    I am 16 years old and I was recently diagnosed with major depression and an anxiety dissolver after attempting to commit suicide. I still have trouble believing I could have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I have lost my job due to missing about 7 days of work. I missed because I "lost a battle" so to speak with this depression. I wasn't out partying or doing anything fun. So...
    SweetSpiritEnergy SweetSpiritEnergy 26-30 2 Responses Jul 15