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I Battle Depression Almost On a Daily Basis

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 159 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Tonight is just one of those nights where I'm just over it. Over people, over stress, and over life in general. There isn't even a particular reason why I feel this way. It's just...
    larosenoire larosenoire 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    As someone that deals with depression on a daily basis I feel that by writing about it, it makes me feel better and it also allows me to share what I feel with you. Sometimes I can...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 1 Response 5 days ago

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    No one knows what I'm going through and that's not my fault. When I try to reach out to my friends or family members about my illness they brush it under the carpet and say that I...
    VerucaRose VerucaRose 26-30, F 2 Responses May 19

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    It's hard to battle depression when my support system fell apart. I have no one in my life that understands what I go through each day. My husband doesn't help as he is the biggest...
    LookWhosAwesome LookWhosAwesome 26-30, F 2 Responses May 19

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    I have been an independent young person since 13. I had to start working early and pay my part for rent and other bills. My parents don't live with me so I had to do everything. Of...
    Galatziaa Galatziaa 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    so i battle depression and i had who i thought was my friend tell me at least i dont have suicidal thoughts in a real ****** up way. i just can't understand why would you say that...
    ledsteven95 ledsteven95 18-21, M 1 Response May 6

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    ****PLEASE READ**** Anyone who is feeling this way, and needs help but cant find any, there is this program call the Crisis TextLine, i also battle depression, and this program has...
    XxAngelInMyNightmarexX XxAngelInMyNightmarexX 13-15, F 1 Response May 18

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    People in our society today hear you have issues with depression and they want to puts a label on you of being crazy. That's not true. Depression is depression s
    itsjustme333 itsjustme333 41-45, F 55 mins ago

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    I literally crave sadness. I don't know why. And I hate this about myself. But reading some posts about depression I just want to have that feeling, I want to be engulfed by the...
    GeorgiePeg GeorgiePeg 13-15, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I don't want to die. I want to feel alive again. But lately I catch myself thinking "I just want to die" over and over again. I'm always sad and in pain. Except when I'm with my...
    starling156 starling156 18-21, M 3 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    depression is a mental problem. not you being in a bad mood.
    sukibulb sukibulb 16-17, F 4 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I was diagnosed with bi-polar disorder after having a nervous breakdown last day senior yr high school. Missed grad&spent whole summer in my bedroom. Ashamed,confused as I was...
    Sugasug Sugasug 41-45, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Idk if there's even a point in life anymore like is there some great point or is it a punishment sometimes I feel more loved by my depression than by people in real life
    Corneredblades Corneredblades 13-15, M 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Why is it that when people think of depression they think that it's when people don't have the ability to handle their own pain.....I can handle my pain just fine..... It's the...
    RhsStud17 RhsStud17 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I feel like depression effects me so much more, on a day to day basis then the other people around me with it. I mean, I can't hardly talk to other people without kicking myself...
    GeorgiePeg GeorgiePeg 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Is it me or him? I've had depression since a young age and Ive only started taking medication for it a couple years ago. Needless to say, I've never seen life through rose...
    kclong0604 kclong0604 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm not one to get angry or annoyed but to be quite freaking honest, people on here are ******* me off. Too many people over use the word depression and use it to describe every...
    EssSmith EssSmith 16-17, F 9 Responses 1 day ago

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    My life continues to spiral out of control. I think I have life starting to turn around and then it hits me with a harder blow. Each time it's getting harder to get up and keep...
    Madamoiselle1 Madamoiselle1 16-17, F Apr 28

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    For me, it is waves. Big waves, little waves- no discrimination in size, cause or timing. It can feel so random. Or it can feel as if it was triggered. It can last hours, days...
    fromthegirlonthewall fromthegirlonthewall 18-21, F May 3

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    Yesterday I let a few words out here about my monster. It felt good and I would like to say I'm finished but probably not (you've been warned!) One of the first things I do when I...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 1 Response May 19

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    A letter to my first love You were my best friend, my everything. When I first saw you, my heart started racing and when I see you now or think of you I feel my heart still...
    Mela22 Mela22 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    I suffered depression for about 2 years, which according to my doctor was about normal. I still battle anxiety on the whole but I think it will get easier. My battle with...
    MayaKing MayaKing 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    Depress; I have serious issues. I can't seem to keep my head together. I suffer from ADHD and currently without meds. My new job; will start me soon on medical but marijuana has...
    DaRon26 DaRon26 22-25, M 1 Response May 9

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    I can believe this have been good and living with depression for over 3 years and last night I actually tried to hang myself. I had a extension cord tide around my neck and I...
    Lilylight Lilylight 13-15 3 Responses May 5

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    I have autism, and despite me being able to push it down on a day to day basis, every couple of days, it gets the best of me to the point of wishing a bullet through my head, or a...
    omss omss 18-21, M 2 Responses May 16

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    I have lived with a man for 11 years and only now do I see he was suffering from mild depression and anxiety for a good portion of it. He has always been a very stoic person who...
    marydd marydd 31-35, F 1 Response May 2

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    I feel my life has gone down the drain. I'm 21 years old and despite having accomplished some things that I had set my mind to, I am slowing becoming an empty shell. I can barely...
    diogosil diogosil 18-21, M 1 Response May 3

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    I wish I could live in my dreams because they are the only place in the world happiness exists for me. I am 26 years old have never felt happiness in my entire life. I have spent...
    letthewolfout letthewolfout 26-30, M 4 Responses May 13

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    I know I'm not alone. Many people I know do too. I have good days but some pretty rotten days where I need to hide from the world. The good days are awesome and I smile as much as...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 4 Responses May 13