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I Battle Depression Almost On a Daily Basis

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Today is a good day. I don't write this to brag, boast, or to make anyone suffering feel worse. I write this because I want you to know that there WILL be a day for you that is a...
    pollyprozac pollyprozac 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 20

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    I battle depression today, yesterday and tomorrow. I will battle it for the rest of my days. But it is a battle I refuse to lose. Right now I feel like I'm tip toeing along the...
    0815Jade 0815Jade 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    Yes, I battle depression, it's not easy and some days it's rather consuming. But depression is a title and just because I have it and I'm battling it doesn't mean depression has me...
    Whathi Whathi 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    I am 44 and have battled depression and anxiety since the age of 12 my father new I had problems but never got me help, I did not see a doctor until I was in my 20's. I started...
    Thumpkins Thumpkins 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    My birthday will come in about 2 hours. Sitting alone in the dark now, just about ready to sleep this day away, id like to make just one wish before i go to sleep. i wish that all...
    alifeofpoz alifeofpoz 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    I've battled depression for a long time it deffintaly brought me in and out of a dark hole its hell I haven't achieved anything because of it I couldnt keep a job Nor get one...
    nobodywantstoknow nobodywantstoknow 18-21, F Feb 12

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    I forgot I battle depression for a while, but man, is it picking up again..
    SammiSakura SammiSakura 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 23

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    I still battle depression but the road to recovery is so much quicker once you learn to love yourself!!
    Lucyshrimp Lucyshrimp 22-25, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    I not only bettle depression I battle low self image! I am so frustrated how guys tend to base a girl on what she looks like when we all get older and ugly with age your wife you...
    MichaelaG MichaelaG 26-30, F 43 mins ago

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    Love is killing me. I love her and at the same time I hate her with all my heart. Somedays I love her with all my heart and even think of marrying her and making her the mother...
    Maniueru Maniueru 22-25, M 1 Response 35 mins ago

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    Hi everyone -- I'm here to share my story about how I halted the majority of my depression and PTSD symptoms through diet change. :) I've suffered from depression for my entire...
    annexthecelt annexthecelt 22-25, F Feb 9

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    Hi everyone -- I'm here to share my story about how I halted the majority of my depression and PTSD symptoms through diet change. :) I've suffered from depression for my entire...
    annexthecelt annexthecelt 22-25, F Feb 9

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    Any little thing sets me off. I tend to obsess about little problems... Often making a molehill into a mountain, as they say. Depression is a sneaky thief. Robbing us of joy...
    MommysGotTats420 MommysGotTats420 22-25, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Yes , i smile and laugh , Yes i do . When i am with people i pretend to be happy. My emptiness is killing me from inside.This pain is in my nerves now. My daily routine is now...
    kathhyv kathhyv 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    I have medicine for it, but I've stopped taking it. I was really good, taking it daily but then I feel like "Hey, i'm okay. I don't need this anymore". I don't recommend doing this...
    JustThat6irl JustThat6irl 18-21, F Feb 16

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    I'm afraid of suicide, even though I think about it daily. I don't know if God exists, but I keep praying for him to take me. To stop this pain and this disease inside of me called...
    imtired123456789 imtired123456789 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    DAILY REMINDER THAT IT MAY FEEL HARD BUT YOU CAN MAKE IT. DEPRESSION ISNT YOU AND YOU CAN MAKE THROUGH
    brownhairedgirl13 brownhairedgirl13 18-21, F Feb 23

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    Last year I had the worst depression in my life. I clearly remember the day that was the turning point for the better. I was out taking a walk in my neighborhood when suddenly it...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm 31 years old and have battled with depression for as long as I can remember. I have thought about suicide almost every day although never actually tried. I expected my life to...
    xxangeleyes81xx xxangeleyes81xx 31-35, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    The Struggle The crackling sound pierces the still and cold night as I run at full stride in the newly fallen crisp snow. The steam from my mouth leaves a trail behind me as...
    InTheShadowsAgain InTheShadowsAgain 41-45, M 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I don't understand really, what's been going on with me for the last year, not that many of us do. Iv gone through cutting and suicide attempts and all that jazz but, I really don...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 6 Responses Feb 22

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    Good morning , I am sorry but I have not been feeling like writing lately or much of anything else here. I am cold (like 25 degree's)and depressed about being a failure in this...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 1 Response Feb 19

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    I am feeling so ****. I'm batteling depression, schizophrenia. But, my boyfriend is in the worst part of the start of a depression and i am only making it worse for him. Yes, i do...
    EverythingAndAnything EverythingAndAnything 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Depression is something I battle everyday, it feels like the whole world is against you and you just want to die. Depression has led me to self-harm and suicide thoughts. Sometimes...
    cassiedafuq cassiedafuq 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    Depression hit me .My world was gone his soul was with the universe now . I Almost died . They pumped the pills out of my stomach .
    skylynnrose skylynnrose 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    I seriously have no memory of some things that have happened over the last month. It's like I was somewhere else, dreaming, or just blindly going through my daily routine. I havent...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Some days I can't breathe. Some days I am screaming inside, hoping that someone can hear me, no one does. Some days I think of the past, ruminating as to why things had to pan out...
    butterflyxhope butterflyxhope 22-25, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm really fighting depression lately. I don't want to get out of bed. My meds don't seem to be helping. I know I'm just frustrating my husband. I'm not getting anything done. He's...
    suisquirrel suisquirrel 41-45, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    What am I going to do? I'm so depressed. My husband is sick and has been for three years. He brought this all on himself. He smoked that K2, synthetic marijuana, and it messed his...