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I Believe Love And Hope Can Conquer Depression

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    My mum. She is a tough old bird, but getting weaker every time I see her. She is on oxygen now. It cuts me deeply seeing her like this. I hope I might still have my mum for Xmas...
    Heellover Heellover 36-40, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    There is always hope that things can get better...people can be reconciled, fractured relationships can be mended. A loss can be lived with, and life can even seem good again...
    00flyaway 00flyaway 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    I'm not sure if it's real or imagined but there's an image burnt into the recess of my memory of a time when i was little of this girl comforting me when i was crying one day...
    CaptainMarvelous CaptainMarvelous 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 8

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    I also believe nothing defines you. I mean sure, it can if you let it.. And sometimes it is all too easy to believe it does, or let whatever it is consume you. But what I find...
    mentallytortured mentallytortured 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    I think it's really annoying sometimes when you have to dumb your self down so others can understand you. It gets frustrating at the least, boring and tiring. I hope to meet like...
    Lifelover38 Lifelover38 18-21, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I am a hospice nurse and I see hope everyday where people think hope does not exist. When faced with something as real as death, all it seems we really can hope for is comfort...
    jules7712 jules7712 36-40, F a week ago

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    its like this. I come home and lay down for a bit and just when i start to feel relaxed, i am jolted upright by a relative screaming that i am worthless and nothing i do will ever...
    krystal1111 krystal1111 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    I don't know what the difference is? It's clear there is but I don't know what it is? Lust I feel is the more powerful of the two but love is the deeper more meaningful emotion...
    NihilImpetus NihilImpetus 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 3

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    I believe a woman who appreciates fur, can never have enough. There closet should have a wonderful variety of fur including mink, sable, coyote, red fox, silver fox and chinchilla...
    guptavish guptavish 31-35 1 Response Nov 4

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    In a darkened crevice of my mind Feelings of love are left behind They are suppressed and tucked away Waiting to awaken on a new day Trying to forget a love once had My heart is...
    desirabledreams desirabledreams 46-50, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My best friend who is also the love of my life <3
    ThatoneinLove ThatoneinLove 16-17, F Nov 17

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    I am a server at a restaurant and people have been so kind to me that sometimes I just want to cry. I have a bubbly and sassy personality and I love to make people laugh and feel...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I lost my grandmother in 2012 due to lung cancer. I lost one of my best friends due to a brain tumour. Last year I lost another friend to skin cancer. When I was 15 And I've lost...
    mparker7789 mparker7789 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 7

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    There is nothing like the scent of Apple Cinnamon during the fall season. I love filling the living room and kitchen with these candles - ahhhh
    lovinglife699 lovinglife699 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    I lost my mom this January. actually she is my step mother but she raised me since I was 8 so she is my mom to me. her death was slow and painful and a very long time coming. I...
    omgeezus omgeezus 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I lost my first wife to MS. I cared for her at home for nearly 10 yrs. she was paralyzed from her eyes down. She needed a lot of care. We were married for 18 yrs. She passed away...
    KDHARDY KDHARDY 56-60, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I lost my Grandmother to bone cancer 12 years ago. I was very young back then, but I remembered how much she suffered with it. Then a few years ago it was my Auntie/Godmother I...
    WingsOfTheDawn WingsOfTheDawn 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Two of my uncles died from cancer. I know they are both in a better place now.
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    I lost my grandfather to cancer after he had it twice,a third time took him from me :( that was 3 years ago and I still miss him a lot
    metalchick18 metalchick18 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    I am Canadian and think it's the best place to live in the whole entire world!
    christinecrazy christinecrazy 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    When we were in our 20's, my husband and I had just moved back from Idaho and bought our first house. My husband had just started a new job out of college, one morning he woke up...
    Unicorn4 Unicorn4 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 16

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    Just wanted to say I'm happy being a Canadian.
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 14 Responses 2 days ago

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    i suffered unemployment for a long time, now as things are getting clear, i had a call earlier from an organization, they wanna hire somebody for the particular job, and they...
    LittleCreates LittleCreates 22-25, M Oct 26

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    You know they say ignorance is bliss. I guess accepting the fact that your going to die one day is invisible to them. Well, for me, every since my dad died i've been seeing death...
    Mojo51 Mojo51 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 30

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    ever since I could remember, feels like I've been depressed & full of anxiety all of my life. I don't get along w/ many, feel empty. I've been in therapy, forced to therapy by my...
    Msxxv Msxxv 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    i met someone and they changed me in ways i didn't even know possible I was lost, so alone, locked in a cage of sorrow. But she found me. Like a merciful angel she reached out me...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M Nov 17

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    Have seen and been proof for decades.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 17

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    i hear music oh i hear music no one is singing no one is playing but oh i hear music
    jinna69 jinna69 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    “The difference between a self-induced ****** and an ****** given by a man is like comparing a rainy day and a rain storm. Rain was a sure thing, you knew exactly what you were...
    xoxlovelifexox xoxlovelifexox 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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    today my whole day and iam thinking of you baby the way we made love and giving me your breath your warming ah i loved when I made you jealous to know how much you loved me How...
    Lilyalexandergia Lilyalexandergia 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    A few weeks ago (I think it was only a few weeks), someone posted on here that she was depressed, and then someone else asked "why are you depressed? What caused it?" And then I...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 4

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    This year the new saying is “Christmas The Heart Of Mary” I love that…Sometimes the world has no idea how much they really do Love Mary…I think you for that Devine Love and...
    MMMartin MMMartin 51-55, F Nov 4

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    Hopeful Romantics (Part 1) I am not a Hopeless Romantic, I am a Hopeful Romantic, more so, in fact, I am a Living Romantic, in Love, with Love, in True Love, with a True Lover, a...
    AaronLA AaronLA 31-35, M Oct 30

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    My wife and I have been in a hard marriage. We been married 3 yrs, together 4. Our problems started when she quit her job to try and get help for her 12 yr old autistic son. I was...
    heartbroke73 heartbroke73 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 12

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    DO YOU REALLY KNOW WHAT LOVE IS? A. LOVE IS PATIENT. (Long suffering) Even when you feel like forcefully expressing yourself. Love bears pain or trails without complaint, shows...
    Brandnue Brandnue 31-35, F 6 Responses Nov 16

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    Love is a tricky thing. It varies in intensity and in the specificity of emotions. It is sometimes the most beautiful thing in the world and, at other times, it’s the most horrid...
    loveisblind18 loveisblind18 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 30

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    I got this text from my mom this morning, when she's usually manic. "...I put 100 in your account yesterday next week you get another hundred the following week you get 500. Don...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 9

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    I believe LOVE is never having to say that you're "sorry"
    ShineHB ShineHB 16-17, M 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Waiting for this moment, searching for emotion a connection and I find it there in her for a fleeting second and then As my grey starts to lift and hope comes The thunder...
    rainyraven rainyraven 31-35, T 2 Responses Oct 30

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    In 8th grade i met him. and the moment he looked at me, it felt as if he looked into my soul. he made me happy. in 9th grade , on Halloween day he told me he loved me. and that...
    BrokenSilence22 BrokenSilence22 18-21, F Nov 8

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    I pray that God takes away my Mom cancer , the depression it cause her also the stress .... I'm losing faith everyday .... It feel like she's getting worse everyday... Throwing up...
    BeautifulAnna BeautifulAnna 18-21, F 10 Responses Nov 4

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    For the price I feel you'll be nuts not to present this a go. I have listened to rumours of the staying discontinued which I think could be a true shame as it really is this kind...
    Daniel3434sfb3 Daniel3434sfb3 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 7

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    kinda reminds me of me. "Don't Believe" Your heart is carved in stone And apathy flows in your veins When flesh falls from the bone You've taken all you can take (you can take...
    PsychoBitch69 PsychoBitch69 31-35, F Nov 9

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    Yes, and it's a most miserable and unbearable thing to be this way and always being perpetually alone and never satisfied, never loved. I can understand why some guys get violent...
    Cristofori Cristofori 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 13

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    I believe that you can fall so deeply in love that you no longer see that persons flaws and that you want to be around them 24/7 and i believe that there is a difference between...
    Bubbles0329 Bubbles0329 13-15, F Nov 17

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