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I Battle Depression Almost On a Daily Basis

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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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    Battle

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    I want to tell everyone that I am not fixed, I'm am still messed up, I fight with my parents, I still battle depression and occasional thoughts of suicide but I'm getting better! I...
    sm1ttay sm1ttay 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have battled with depression since I was about 6. I know that makes it sound like that most of the time u didn't know what depression was but I did. I could feel the pain running...
    HermioneGlasse HermioneGlasse 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    http://livingtransgender.info/battle_depression.phpWho Is To Blame?Sitting here because I was having trouble getting to sleep, finding a need to try and write a little. Sometimes I...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 2 Responses Mar 13

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    I have battled depression since I was 14. Now before you judge me, please read my story. Since sixth grade, I have been abused and bullied by kids at school. They were abusive, but...
    Windygirl84 Windygirl84 18-21 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I battle depression. I feel like self harming sometimes. I have only told one person. I haven't told any of my family. My friend that I told helps me through it. Without my friends...
    ZachHale ZachHale 13-15 2 Responses Mar 14

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    I've battled depression for years. People may be completely oblivious to it because I hide behind a beautiful smile. My smile is genuine. But the battle still carries on.
    Philli8807 Philli8807 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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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 Mar 1

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    I battle Depression and I'm winning
    sealare sealare 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I'm worried that I won't be able to deal with the world, I've battled depression my whole life and I don't know what I'm going to do without the anchor of my family
    coraxsiri coraxsiri 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    Wonder if a video game could sell. Battle depression. Beat the bully. Egg the egomaniac. Punch the power abuser. Trounce the taxman. Deprive the gold digger...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 14

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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 4 Responses Mar 3

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    As one of the biggest depression loyals, I did few things that actually made me more cheered. Well, since depression makes us less participated and lose interest in doing almost...
    mai93 mai93 22-25, F Mar 8

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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 Feb 27

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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 3 Responses Mar 2

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    some days I can barely function to my daily task just like yesterday I made it to school but not to class I couldn't face the way I was feeling I needed something but I didn't know...
    tonya2025 tonya2025 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    Three years ago I got up out of bed and walked to my local hospital and asked for help for my depression@anxiety illness. Chronic illness mixed with chronic back pain and the...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 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 Feb 28

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    I didn't seek any professional help if what I'm dealing for awhile now is depression or not. However, I do feel like some of the symptoms matches with one of the different types of...
    raldy raldy 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 3

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    I've been emotionally unstable for two long, long years. I never was able to figure out why my depression and mood swings were so bad. I recently decided to switch my birth control...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I've been having a lot of thoughts about my depression. #1 get the f over it... At some points I wasn't depressed anymore. I was going through the motions. Too numb and...
    MommysGotTats420 MommysGotTats420 22-25, F Mar 7

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    One never "escapes" depression. From my vantage point. If diagnosed with a true case of depression it is a constant battle. Sometimes it just sits there, waiting, minding...
    youcthrume youcthrume 36-40, M 4 Responses Mar 9

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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 Feb 28

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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 Mar 4

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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...
    Grache Grache 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    Daily. Or hourly. Or weekly. Or weakly. Sigh.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 4

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    I have almost lost everything due to my depression. My bedroom door would be locked my children had to fend for themselves I couldn't deal with life. I finally got the right...
    CuriousKittey CuriousKittey 46-50, F 10 Responses Mar 5

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    ... My days have been going by so slow lately. My food has started to taste a little more sour. My heart keeps getting a little more colder. My mind has become so much hazier. My...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    Okay, I don't know of any other site to post this on, so here I go. Here is a couple of problems I have with my life that have been a pest. 1. I live in an hour away from my high...
    Prompous Prompous 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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