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I Battle With Manic Depression

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    Dysphoric Mania?

    Any of you guys ever had this before? It's basically a mixed phase. Crazy ****. Depression and mania. It is characterized by yours,frantic energy, but it's said to have the agitation, paranoia, and pessimist qualities of depression. It's what set the wheel in motion for John...
    xylazam xylazam 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 19, 2013

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    Diagnosed...

    Manic Depressive--caused by severe PTSD, in my 30's!  I hope we find the right mood stabilizer to treat it cause it is literally hard to keep it together.
    darkenedheart darkenedheart 31-35, F 3 Responses May 6, 2009

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    Unsure.

    so ever since i was in about 5th grade i have always had massive periods of depression, self hate, and self mutilation. i am usually the last person u would think that but for years i have kept it to myself thinking everyone is like that but just dont say anything. my mother has...
    loveme92307 loveme92307 18-21, F 3 Responses May 24, 2009

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    Out Of 'depression' And Understanding 'mania'

    I have a blog on mania and depression with personal experience and daily handling of different states. visit: http://foxonline.blogs.experienceproject.com/
    foxonline foxonline 26-30, F Oct 17, 2010

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    when I was 22 when I was diagnosed with manic

    depression and PTSD. I battle with it ever day moments when I am so happy then out of no where a total ***** dont know how to act or feel sometimes
    angeleyes8710 angeleyes8710 26-30, F Dec 9, 2013

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    Loneliness feeds my depression. I lay in the bed. He lays too. We sleep at night. No touching. We wake in the morning. No talking. Awkward silences. Awkward stares. Days are...
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    I battle bipolar depression. It sucks but my life's been turning around for the better. I feel more in control of my emotions more than ever. I still have struggled but I've been...
    KittenGoesRawr KittenGoesRawr 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    I've had depression since 6. I hate it.
    Silver2303 Silver2303 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Where is life taking me ? I have walked this earth for 49 years and have nothing to show for it. Today I was told by a young GP that to beat depression I must want to, that I must...
    jakdempsey jakdempsey 46-50, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Since the age of 8 or 9, I had depression. I found out that by myself from always thinking of killing myself. I never told anyone because I didn't want to be view as attention...
    FelinaTheDevil FelinaTheDevil 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    I'm only 17, and already I'm a failure and a waste of space on this earth. Everyone I have enter my life, I either end up hurting and losing, or they just leave me. I'm a senior in...
    DarkSecret62 DarkSecret62 18-21, M 8 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I have made a decision to surround myself only with people who are not detrimental to my mental health right now. Too many people are having a negative effect on my right now. They...
    Eggyegg Eggyegg 46-50, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I hate my bf I love him from my heart but I feel like my depression makes me hate him and mood swings only make me see the bad things of him and the world. I feel like I deserve...
    Nonameleyla Nonameleyla 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    Waking up day in and day out angry and hating myself for the fact that I had awoken. Nobody has really ever cares for me and I have been on my own basically my whole life with...
    CrazyAussieGuyTwo CrazyAussieGuyTwo 18-21, M 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I've never posted anything on here before but this would have to be the main thing about me I've battled depression for the longest time, honestly I can't remember a year I wasn't...
    nightskyvampire nightskyvampire 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Depression is feeling like you don’t want to feel anything anymore. Depression is when you know you shouldn’t feel things that they all judge and deplore. Depression is having...
    IBattleDepressionPleaseHelp IBattleDepressionPleaseHelp 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I Refer To My Depression As If It Were An Intimate Friend She, (because it must be a "she," for who else could hold such a constant draw on me for the last thirty years,) is a...
    WripTyde WripTyde 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I know I battle depression everyday. I have been for some the now. It all slowly started when we found out my son had autism, I was about six month pregnant with our daughter. that...
    sexygirl81 sexygirl81 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am down a total of 75lbs. Check out my blog: http://pinkelephantsisters.blogspot.com/2015/07/weight-loss-journey-more-zaycon-fathers.html
    KandyFoxx KandyFoxx 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I've suffered with chronic depression and anxiety everyday for the last 22 years. It's a horrible illness that anyone who goes through the same I really feel for. It's a...
    ReubyOneKenobi ReubyOneKenobi 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I think I always felt like I know how I'm going to die. One day I'll lose my battle with depression and commit suicide. I think this all the time but am too scared to tell friends...
    LfeSzdBarbie LfeSzdBarbie 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Everyday of my life... i battle depression. Ive beaten it once but only a few know that it has been with me passed that. Its a struggle to stay happy but with my mind that is never...
    InfiniteZero InfiniteZero 13-15, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I battle depression. I’m not crazy. I’m not dumb. I don’t want to die, but I often feel like I want to take my own life. I am not dangerous to anyone but myself. I don’t...
    mrsabri mrsabri 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    It some thing i battled with most my life Manic Depression or Bipolar it a pain in the *** some time when you mood is down it hit rock bottom
    candysissyfag candysissyfag 26-30, T a week ago

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    I'm so tired of people treating depression like it is some made up thing for attention. Depression is a real thing people struggle with and no one would make up something like this...
    steph0807 steph0807 18-21, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    I have always been told I'm skinny or to put on some weight and I stillam told, and am not anorexic or bulimic, but some days ago my grandmother said "your are so skinny" but then...
    Fenriis Fenriis 18-21, T 1 Response Jun 28

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    I suffer with severe depression and slowly it's killing me im on medication and im seeing a councilor I'm still struggling to get my head around it and understand why it is...
    iampinkpvc iampinkpvc 41-45, M 3 Responses Jun 27

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    I don't battle depression, but I have been really sad lately, really really sad. It hard to describe it, it's a lot of different emotions being played right now, however happiness...
    Mixedemotions2k Mixedemotions2k 13-15, M 3 Responses Jun 26

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    Hey guys, so something kind of embarrassing and awesome happened in class during our sac and I'd like to share it with you all (if you don't know me/my story, check out my story I...
    BlackOpium BlackOpium 16-17, F Jun 25

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    There are 2 types of empty; the empty I feel when I'm depressed, and the empty I feel when I'm on medication for the depression. Both are killers and both are consuming. The...
    irongirl135 irongirl135 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    Why can't I give up? Why do I have to go on? Why do I have to live? Laying here. Why can't I just die? Go away, but no matter where I am, I'm trapped. I'm trapped in a world...
    OKPunk OKPunk 18-21, M Jun 22

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    I think I have major insecurity issues... Like I apologize for it being a bad thing I guess? I get jealous and hurt easy and I think so low of myself... I seen my boyfriend like...
    HaleyKun HaleyKun 13-15, F Jun 20

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    I quit my job because my boss had been harassing me all day long. It was not a smart decision to leave the way I did but I was exhausted and I let my emotions get the better of me...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 20

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    Has anybody here tried bach flower remedies? I bought it and been taking it for the past 3 days and it seems to be making a difference with my depression and anxiety.
    lovemeiris lovemeiris 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    I have always battled with severe inadequacy issues and feelings of being unworthy. I know deep inside, these feelings are a complete and utter lie, but changing how you feel can...
    munchos munchos 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 17

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    Went to the dr a few days ago I got blood work done and also had my medication increased ...again but the biggest thing I found out was that I've been diagnosed with chronic...
    rainyday10 rainyday10 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 16

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    Went to the dr a few days ago I got blood work done and also had my medication increased ...again but the biggest thing I found out was that I've been diagnosed with chronic...
    rainyday10 rainyday10 22-25, M Jun 16

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    Went to the dr a few days ago I got blood work done and also had my medication increased ...again but the biggest thing I found out was that I've been diagnosed with chronic...
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    Went to the dr a few days ago I got blood work done and also had my medication increased ...again but the biggest thing I found out was that I've been diagnosed with chronic...
    rainyday10 rainyday10 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 16

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    Went to the dr a few days ago I got blood work done and also had my medication increased ...again but the biggest thing I found out was that I've been diagnosed with chronic...
    rainyday10 rainyday10 22-25, M Jun 16