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I Battle Depression Almost On a Daily Basis

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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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    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'm always depress and never happy.

    I can't find any job I always get denied. My boyfriend and I want to make a family by the fall of this year but how can I do that with no job. I applied for ssi three years ago and lost twice. My lawyer is stressing me out and saying I should just go to work or back to school...
    cara12345 cara12345 26-30, F Jan 20

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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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    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

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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 7 Responses May 9

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    “We can’t hate ourselves into a version of ourselves we can love.” ~Lori Deschene Sometimes I am really terrible to myself and relentlessly compare myself to other people...
    PunchandPie PunchandPie 22-25 1 Response Jul 5

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    I battle depression, ever since my two best friends moved away. My best guy friend blocked me on Facebook after I confessed I liked him a lot. My depression is getting worse. I...
    EvaJL EvaJL 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    I'm leaving. I've gotten all I can from this site. It just sits here now. I have no clever topics to discuss, no songs to share, no feelings to express. I can feel my intelligence...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Jul 9

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    On a scale of one to ten, ten being the highest, my anxiety will always remain a 3 or 4. I have chosen to not allow depression and anxiety to take one more day. So I let it come...
    sunny3875 sunny3875 36-40, F Jul 5

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    I have a major issue, basically, I want to rid myself of my emotions. I've battled depression for a two year long uphill battle, and, I'm actually winning, but, that's not my...
    Nix0 Nix0 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I battle depression every day of my life. Sometimes I can't even get out of bed; I just wanna hide under the covers and cry, never to be seen again. I feel so alone, so lost in...
    TheOneAndOnlyZella TheOneAndOnlyZella 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    So theres a long story of mine.. i dont think u guys will read it.. its pretty long.. Yea I battle depression, I fake, I hide, I don't really tell my problem to other ppl, all they...
    BunnyCoral BunnyCoral 18-21, F 5 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I don't battle depression. I'm depressed and/or moody most days. Nothing in my life gets better. Every year gets worse. I am very lonely and I do not make friends easily. I have a...
    BleuGirl83 BleuGirl83 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I have battled depression for years. Just when I think I've won, it returns with a vengeance. Last Saturday it was the worst... I think sometimes I'm to blame. :-( Can anyone...
    duggo57 duggo57 56-60, M 4 Responses Jun 30

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    I battle depression I have for several years and I have tried to commit suicide about 19 times and I have self harmed I just want to feel better
    fallenangel1996 fallenangel1996 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    😭 I know I'm going to get called an attention seeker but I need to share this 😭 3 of my best friends want to die 💊 and have tried at least 3x to kill the selfs and I...
    bethyyg bethyyg 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 9

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    I battle depression and don't think it really hit me until recently. My parents are divorced, my siblings give me the cold shoulder lately and my mom wonders why I'm so distant. I...
    huntersmiles14 huntersmiles14 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    S*** hits the fan a lot in my life, so I battle depression. I'm happy now, because everything is getting better. But sometimes it finds me and consumes me.
    bowsandarrows bowsandarrows 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I've battled depression since I was about 6 years old and I think I have learned how to deal with it a little better.
    AllyLuvsU AllyLuvsU 13-15, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I battle depression. It's not a secret to my closest friends but to my family it is. They don't know how hard I try to stay strong& not give into the temptations of jus ending it...
    AnonMily AnonMily 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    From the perspective of a long term survivor of depression. .. I don't think it every fully leaves, we just get better at dealing. Each time we survive we are that little bit...
    Diabo1ique Diabo1ique 70+ 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I have battled bipolar illness my entire life. Bipolar Depression is a daily battle for me. Www.discoveringmentalillness.wordpress.com Anxiety is a daily battle for me. Racing...
    PinkUnicorn26 PinkUnicorn26 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    That's the thing about depression: A human being can survive almost anything, as long as she sees the end in sight. But depression is so insidious, and it compounds daily, that it...
    LucemSpiritus LucemSpiritus 18-21, M Jul 5

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    What some people don't realise, depression isn't just a phase. It's a daily battle that people will face for the rest of their lives, it takes constant fixing. No one can save you...
    ambermills ambermills 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 24

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    "That’s the thing about depression: A human being can survive almost anything, as long as she sees the end in sight. But depression is so insidious, and its compounds daily, that...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    ONE STEP IN THIS JOURNEYSometimes I find myself not able to write. I mind is so confused, not knowing what to put on paper. I am taking all my meds. , for a change, seeing if that...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 1 Response Jul 13

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    Tips on overcoming depression without meds. AIM FOR EIGHT HOURS OF SLEEP. Depression mostly involves sleep problems. Whether you’re sleeping too little or too much, your mood...
    Stayfreesailor Stayfreesailor 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I don't know how to start, so I'll just start where I feel my depression began. I have never had an easy life, I lived in a trailer house with my sister and my divorced mother. I...
    TP40514 TP40514 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 11

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    I didn't get much sleep last night, a few hours at most. Last night I had a really hard time and when I was talking to my boyfriend about it, it felt like this downpour of emotions...
    BrittanyErin BrittanyErin 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Every single day I wake up, wanting to be dead. Few reasons why I am still alive and kicking, I have a boyfriend, who I've been with for almost 8 months and is really the only...
    girlinwhite227 girlinwhite227 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I know I should be happy since I just had a gorgeous baby girl but I'm not. I've been depressed for 13yrs now. No one knows about It because it's just easy for me to put a smile on...
    Chelsea21216 Chelsea21216 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 5

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    I'm kind of new to this app/website.. I suffer from moderate to severe depression and everytime I try explaining that to my friends (who think they're depressed even though their...
    recklessuntilbreathless recklessuntilbreathless 13-15, F 8 Responses Jun 29

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    most people don't believe depression is a big issue. Let me tell the people who thinks that "it's not a big deal" something. Imagine waking up every morning and wishing you didn...
    morgan18365 morgan18365 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 6

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    Everything was fine until the 4th of July carnival. I went to Taco Bell (as usual) and saw the carnival across the street and I normally brought a friend but I had none that I...
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I'm 28, but since I was young, I've always had some sort of anxiety - mostly social - as well as depression. Being a kid, I thought I was just sad all the time. I always felt weird...
    BrittanyErin BrittanyErin 26-30, F 17 Responses Jul 6

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    Yes I am only young. But i suffer from severe depression. Every day is the same, sad, down, closed up, upset, angry and all that. The only real time I am actually happy with my...
    girlinwhite227 girlinwhite227 13-15, F 6 Responses Jun 30

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    An empty shell- I've always had problems with depression, but for almost the past two years it's the worst it's ever been. I don't know who I am anymore. The skin I'm in feels...
    n0ceur n0ceur 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I am depressed Suicidal Have anxiety Self-harm AND IT NEVER ******* ENDS! I am so depressed and think about killing myself all the time. I dream about it for MERLINS sake! I...
    shippingdeamus shippingdeamus 13-15, M 6 Responses Jul 9