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I Battle Mental Illness

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    Myths about the top 10 most common mental illnesses: 10. Antisocial Personality Disorder: Myth: Somebody who avoids social interaction is “antisocial”. Truth: Many people...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 1

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    I have severe OCD, depression, generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, and borderline personality disorder. I would rather have a deadly illness and be happy than...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have Bipolar disorder, depression, anger issues, anxiety of all types, PTSD, and ADHD. Hospitalized February 11 for a suicide attempt. It's been hard dealing with all this, the...
    ReannaLee ReannaLee 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    Who is this bright eyed, smiling, handsome young man? He's not the same person that was so frighteningly ill two years ago. I am so proud of him and his determination to live a...
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    So, today I found out I'm slightly autistic. My mom says it's something she's always known except it is not until now that we are discussing it. Also, due to this, it's going to...
    HannahB15 HannahB15 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    I'm living with social anexity and I'm sick of it
    Sarahhhh123 Sarahhhh123 18-21, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Sooo doc put me on Wellbutrin for anxiety and ADHD... The comedown sucks... Anyone on this ever get severe migraines and depressive comedown?
    HalfEvil87 HalfEvil87 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 27

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    They're being really active today. F*cking with me hardcore.
    Euphoricbunnymaster Euphoricbunnymaster 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    Depression and anxiety run strong in my family. I suffer from both of these, and like most, I have my good days, and I have my bad days. These past three months have been filled...
    hanban0320 hanban0320 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    I have Depression and it showed me I have no true friends.
    colasc41 colasc41 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Weed helps with my suicidal thoughts and depression. Its keep me sane. Thank you god for this plant.
    MyLifee99 MyLifee99 13-15 a week ago

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    i have borderline personality disorder with eating disorder its hell to live with bpd covers a range of things from depressive states to suicadal tendencies to hearing voices...
    givenupforever givenupforever 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Borderline Personality Disorder. - I was diagnosed just near the end of last year. I had to be evaluated by the request of my counselor . I was surprised that it was this serious...
    twistedlittlemind019 twistedlittlemind019 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    you made me human,all will be right in the world because you held my hand and saved my brain
    DanielMcRae DanielMcRae 18-21, M 2 days ago

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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 have decided to fight my depression. Who's with me? I'd like each and everyone of you to join me. This is a fantastic sight and we can begin right here on this page by supporting...
    BlackBuddafly88 BlackBuddafly88 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 2

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    I think is offensive when someone says their depression or anxiety is worst than yours. Everyone experiences depression or any other mental illness they have differently. Do you...
    Shelterzone Shelterzone 16-17, M 13 Responses Mar 8

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    so it's Friday thank god I have a 4/10 work week. I thank you guys for all the ideas with the binaural beats and the boiling cabbage but it didn't work that we'll I did finally go...
    arthuralferez arthuralferez 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    I know that depression is a hard battle to fight all the time, I live that way myself, but once in a while I try hard to shine for you. Here is a little something for your heart...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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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 want to raise awareness about the discrimination and racism towards dark skinned immigrants in the uk .. I'm a dark skinned woman who is a daughter if immigrants and I had lived...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I’ve come to terms with my inability to form relationships, this stems from multiple factors in my life including abuse, unavailable/narcissistic parents, and giftedness. I now...
    Deadinsideguy Deadinsideguy 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    I'm not sure if "off and on" depression is a thing but that's the best way to describe my situation. My relationship with my family isn't solid so I've never been comfortable...
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm sick of people saying that depression is a joke and that people who are depressed are just dramatic and weak . Depression is an illness , not a choice . We can't help how we...
    EssSmith EssSmith 16-17, F 7 Responses Feb 27

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    I suffer major depression and social anxiety from age 14 to about 20 in those years I never went out in public not even a liquor store I was so I'll in my mind and just wanted to...
    arthuralferez arthuralferez 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 5

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    I had another panic attack. Im so depressed...This morning I woke up and was exetremly sad. I wanted to eat nothing today again...But I pushed through and asked God to get me...
    DetachedCinnamon DetachedCinnamon 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I am a 20 yr old female, and have had these horrendous episodes since i was 14. They start off with nausea, then everything gets bright, my ears start to burn and ring, my skin...
    LaurenBrion13 LaurenBrion13 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Ever since I can remember I've had vitiligo. its very visual. I try my best to have ppl look around it. but now that I'm older. I'm starting to remember how I've been treated (not...
    Curieln Curieln 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    (I can REALLY relate to this, especially when I encounter armchair mental health "experts") 
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 5 Responses Feb 27

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    My friends decided to think of one word to describe everyone in our friendship group. My word was "bipolar", which is rather disheartening as I hoped to be more to them than simply...
    GeorgiePeg GeorgiePeg 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 27

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    People seem to think that depression is just like feeling sad sometimes. It's not, and I wish people wouldn't think of it so lightly. If you've never had depression, you won't...
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F 15 Responses Feb 28

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    My bestfriend, was put into a mental hospital earlier today. He's been battling depression his whole life and was put into a hospital because of his 'monsters' as in the voices he...
    xxprincessguppiexx xxprincessguppiexx 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    So this is like the first time I'm not journaling my thoughts in a notebook. Here goes a bit about me: Neurotic is the perfect word to describe me. I don't feel right mentally. A...
    ReyJay ReyJay 16-17, M 5 Responses Mar 2

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    One of the people who used to abuse me (a close family member) is dying.. They're not expected to live another six months. I really don't know how I should feel about this. They're...
    AaronH96 AaronH96 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I had a brief lucid dream last night. :) I cannot help but take it as a sign that the end of my depression is in sight. It is amazing to me that I would recognize a dream as a...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 5

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    It's hard to explain to even a therapist what it feels like to not belong to your own future. To feel as though you weren't meant to be, a mistake only you can rectify. I spent...
    HansFizzlebeef HansFizzlebeef 18-21, M Mar 7

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    I keep having this awful reoccurring problem now a days. My anxiety has been through the roof, I constantly wanna cry, I feel incomplete mentally and I feel like I'm slipping. Idk...
    ocdfun123 ocdfun123 16-17 3 Responses Mar 10

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    Everyday is uncertain... Will it be good? Will it be bad? Im stuck in a place where i say is, "All i need is a friend." But then i also say, "How can I be friends with someone when...
    apmountaindrew apmountaindrew 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 14

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    Maybe I want to justify becoming a drug dealing sociopath. Having just sobered up less then 3 months ago its hard to put a pin in how I am feeling, or determine how I should be...
    Jbob1992 Jbob1992 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 16

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    Why am I feeling this way right now? I just woke up. I'm just...I'm tired of worrying people. How can I make people happy, when all it do is worry everyone about my problems? That...
    TeethTheSizeOfPianoKeys TeethTheSizeOfPianoKeys 18-21, M 5 Responses Mar 18

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    Mental disorders aren't adjectives. You can't just say "Oh my God, I was depressed yesterday" or "She's so bipolar". It's also not a joke. You can't just laugh at someone and call...
    BlackRosesAmongLilies BlackRosesAmongLilies 13-15 7 Responses Mar 18

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