I Battle Depression Anxiety and Body Image

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    Pretty much my whole life I've been dealing

    with depression and body image issues. Some days are better than others but it's definitely still there to some degree.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25
    31-35, M
    Oct 22, 2014

    Well not body image, I don't care to much about

    that, I have a great tool, and I can still walk have all my toes and my figures so the body thing doesn't both me.... The fact that it hurts to move.... It hurts all the time, and it never stops hurting, so much that I hold my weapon with the intent to pull the trigger this time...
    drako112005 drako112005
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 1, 2015

    Looking For _my_ Normal.

    For the longest time ever since I was a child I never felt right. I always felt different and outcast from people. I had different tastes and habits from most children, but kept a front and forced myself to the habits and the norms of most children. (Examples: When other children...
    AetherNosE AetherNosE
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 24, 2007

    When I was a teenager people were telling me

    over and over again I'm fat, even my "friends" (mostly behind my back). All of my friends are skinny, very skinny, and I was always "the fat friend". Guys were making fun of me, girls were telling me that no one will ever fell in love with me because I'm fat and ugly. I remember...
    BonnieParker2607 BonnieParker2607
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 13, 2015

    I'm trying and trying to sort myself out

    so I can get my life back but it is so so hard. I re joined the gym as this has always helped me and forced myself to go today but I left feeling low and I can feel my eating disorder resurfacing. I took a picture at the gym, when I took it I felt sick at the size of my thighs...
    Brokenheartblacksoul Brokenheartblacksoul
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 4, 2014

    I have been trying so hard to be happier

    and not feel so anxious all the time... But it's just getting worse.. My "friends" ignore me or don't want me around.. I laugh and smile but it's more fake than ever. I wish I could just crawl in a hole and never come out. It's like I just observe the world and I'm not actually...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Oct 2, 2014

    I'm so numb. I'm actually shaking,

    I feel like I am going to throw up. And why? Why must everything happen. Why must people be so mean and so messed up. Much more can I take before I snap?
    Tristynwuvsyou Tristynwuvsyou
    18-21, F
    Jan 14, 2014
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