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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Battle

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

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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 17 hrs ago

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    Depression and stress are diseases. We all feel sad but depression is sadness without any concrete reason. It is often triggered after a traumatic experience and doesn't happen to...
    daeneryss daeneryss 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 13

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    I have battled depression my entire life. Along with depression, I have PTSD, Schotzophrenia, GED, OCD, DMD and piles of nonsense diagnosis.
    koditrust koditrust 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I battled depression since I was 9 up until I was in my mid 17. I'm glad to say that I kicked depression ***! I know it's very hard to overcome something so internally deep. I've...
    masmelo masmelo 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I've battled depression since I was 13. I'm 28 now. It seems like my whole personality has changed. I used to could brush things off real easy and not worry. Now worry is all i do...
    kitakat00 kitakat00 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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    I've battled depression and anxiety for as long as I can remember. I have it a bit more under control these days but I still have moments when it all just goes to hell again for a...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 11

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    The best way to battle depression is just go out in the free space and keep walking and look around, breathe in fresh air, you would feel good :)
    Ricks91 Ricks91 22-25, M Apr 12

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    My Point of ViewFor the last 20 years or more I have lived my life as a woman, dealing with all the BS here around Albany GA. and for the most part I have dealt with it alone.I...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 3 Responses Apr 22

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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 3 days ago

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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 13 hrs ago

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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 4 hrs ago

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    Continuing from the last post, I think what prompted this thinking was wondering whether conditions had changed since I was young. Some of it is surely the internet making...
    subotaicataloger subotaicataloger 41-45, M 10 hrs ago

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    You have no idea what depression is or how it feels unless you've actually got it or been through it It's not attention seeking its a cry for help someone to talk to someone who...
    battlingdepression battlingdepression 18-21, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Depression is real. Depression attacks our spirit and steals our joy in life. Just getting up or getting dressed in the morning is drudgery. We sleep to avoid the pain of living...
    Jdsuriano Jdsuriano 31-35 1 Response Apr 14

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    Recovering addict battling depression can be one of the hardest things people who never been through it will never understand
    stiles1363 stiles1363 31-35, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    My depression is back and worse than ever. Nothing even happened and I absolutely hate this ******* feeling. Why do I want to die?
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    The scariest part for me is how much I've normalised taking medication for my depression. I keep thinking that it's just a chemical imbalance and refuse to acknowledge everything...
    drekarbouch drekarbouch 18-21, F 43 mins ago

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    This is probably my biggest secret. I have been battling depression for well over two years now. For the last five, or six it has been on-again/off-again. I am tired of it. I don't...
    JeanYuss JeanYuss 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    Hi, I'm a 21 year old medical student living abroad, I was diagnosed with bipolar nearly 3 years ago, and before that I struggled a lot. I let it get quite far before my family...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Hi, I'm a 21 year old medical student living abroad, I was diagnosed with bipolar nearly 3 years ago, and before that I struggled a lot. I let it get quite far before my family...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F a week ago

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    Hi, I'm a 21 year old medical student living abroad, I was diagnosed with bipolar nearly 3 years ago, and before that I struggled a lot. I let it get quite far before my family...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 1 Response a week 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 4 days ago

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    I really need help. So I've had depression for a while but it only gets really bad when I come home? why is this? shouldn't I be happy to be home with my family? it's like the...
    BeeKay20 BeeKay20 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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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 4 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    Okay I have probably everything going on well for me. I recently got married to a great guy who I'd been engaged with for 3 years, I completed dental graduation & moved to new...
    eya223 eya223 22-25 1 Response Apr 5

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    Depression is like a cancer. At first, you don't notice that it is growing inside of you..then, slowly it's eating you. Until, one day you realize it has been killing you already...
    raldy raldy 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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