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I Battle Depression Almost On a Daily Basis

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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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    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 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 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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    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 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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Yes I battle depression and yes I've been hospitalized thanks to depression and anxiety and family problems but the one thing I've learned from all of this is how to overcome...
    sadly203 sadly203 18-21 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It's heart breaking to know there is 65,000 people on this app & more people who battle depression every single day, as well as myself. I just want to say that I love and am proud...
    aquasea aquasea 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 12

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    so... here I am... in a hospital, ive been here for weeks now... stomach repaired, organs back online. and the discharge is around the corner. the doctors tell me that I have...
    lostunit lostunit 26-30, M 6 Responses Dec 7

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    i battle depression a lot. i am very overwhelmed and lonely. i miss my old friends on my old ep account before i couldn't get access to it. i am angry and lonely constantly. i wake...
    db174 db174 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    I battle depression everyday. I've got to the point in life where I feel lost inside myself. Nobody body seems to understand and k don't want to tell them because I know they would...
    Daniyoung24 Daniyoung24 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    You know I help so many people from suicide daly, on wattpad, on here, on Instagram, on snapchat, on kik, ECT ECT, telling them it will be okay, giving them quotes to start their...
    Alli13146 Alli13146 13-15, F Dec 16

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    I battle depression everyday.. It suxs. There days where all I want to do is sleep all day.. A lot of it comes from me dealing with chronic pain. I get to point where u get so...
    horneybear79912 horneybear79912 36-40, M Dec 20

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    I battle depression. I take refuge in imagination and humour. I make up my own little stupid imaginary stories and situations and I feel happy when I do that. That makes me think...
    thewanderess thewanderess 31-35, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    This my sound childish but I battle depression. I'm always alone no one asks if I'm okay. And when they do and they don't mean it I lie. Like they actually care about my feelings...
    RedBloodRose RedBloodRose 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've felt for the last year as though I'm living in a dream. Everything that happens is so vague yet viciously vivid all at once. I've had relationship breakdowns, suicide attempts...
    humangarbage humangarbage 18-21, M 10 hrs ago

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    I am happy that I got accepted into a college....I never thought that it would actually happen and now that it did I'm scared.....I'm so scared that I won't be able to make my...
    Ki123 Ki123 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Today I had an interesting experience. I am, of course clinically diagnosed with depression as many of you readers will be as well. But I also know most of you have experienced...
    Shniddleyway Shniddleyway 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    SHOUT OUT TO EVERYONE WHO STILL TRIES TO GET BACK INTO THE SWING OF THINGS AFTER DEPRESSION HIT THEM HARD. THERE ISNT ENOUGH RECOGNITION FOR THOSE PEOPLE WHO KNOW THAT THEYRE GOING...
    frabsicoxx frabsicoxx 22-25, M Dec 9

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    I suffered from depression and severe anxiety from the time I was eight years old. A lot of it had to do with my dad, I was also bullied, antisocial, had a lack of friends, and...
    Harlequingal Harlequingal 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 17

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    The sad part in depression are people who doesn't understand depression or just completely ignore people with depression. Depression comes from a lot of things, not going to say...
    Kiritosteele Kiritosteele 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    This past week has been really depressing again. I don’t even know where to start. I don’t really want anyone to read or comment on this, I just need to write it off my chest...
    Rebelgian Rebelgian 22-25, F Dec 1

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    Found out today that my blood pressure is 159 over 100. I'm 23 and have stage 2 hypertension. Depression, panic attacks. Daily anxiety. For the past six months I had essentially...
    yamang yamang 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 14

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    so I had just finally seemed help and went to a Dr yesterday, and took my first dose yesterday, felt a mix of still my brain racing and feeling good (yes !), haven't slept all...
    needbetter needbetter 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 10

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    Im not your puppet you only talk to when there's no one else. You don't just get to ignore me cause you don't feel like talking. Either you want to or you don't. Don't use me cause...
    heyitsalysia heyitsalysia 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 13

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    So I was one of those "smart" ppl who thought that if I feel normal I can stop taking my Prozac..such a shame especially when I work as a nurse lol. Well few months later my...
    Elalala Elalala 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 4

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    Four months ago, my depression had me at my lowest point. I had been going downhill for the past year, and I decided to move to another state and get a fresh start. I can honestly...
    HeartlessSinner HeartlessSinner 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Its a daily struggle even when things are going well in my life.
    away9999 away9999 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 28

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    Every single day.... It makes daily tasks a struggle...
    Queennnnnnn Queennnnnnn 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    When i lay down at night, all of my past comes up and haunts me until i close my eyes and drift off.. Sleep is the only true happiness i have right now. I was doing so well i was...
    MichellexxLevine314 MichellexxLevine314 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    if I was being honest Id say I dont want to be here anymore and i know i say and think that alot but I truly wonder what Im doing in this world... what im doing with this life...
    19cm 19cm 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 14

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    This day onwards, I think I need to fight for this depression. Since, it fail and it almost lead me to something that would basically I think would destroy me. Can't imagine why...
    Choirayla Choirayla 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 19

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    I don't get it. I feel trapped inside my body and mind. It's difficult to feel joy. Even as a kid it was difficult to feel joy. Looking back on my childhood and adolescence I...
    brokenandtwisted brokenandtwisted 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Everyday I play my games, talk to friends, read my books and sing my songs. And every night, I either love the day or die from it. It's always half and half; one day I'm surviving...
    Shyspan Shyspan 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    So I almost sectioned myself the other week (maybe 2 weeks ago) and then now I'm feeling totally different. I hate how I never know when I will be okay. Still waiting for bi polar...
    HarrietAC HarrietAC 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    has anyone done NeuroStar Therapy Treatment for depression? here? if so. has it worked?. im on an anti depressant called Brintellix. it is not working anymore. at first it did...
    Jacqueline779 Jacqueline779 26-30, F Dec 7

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    If anyone in this group feels lonely and friendless, you can message me. I know how depression feels. I still battle it myself. Today, in quick succession, I felt sad, angry...
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My depression has never been good, I haven't had a good period for as long as I can remember. My "good" periods were when the meds began working and I could hide the fact that I...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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