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I Didn't Think I'd Live This Long

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    i didn't think i'd live to be 21 much less 35. the depression is a killer. i figured i would have become a statistic by now. but i'm still here. the depression gets so bad and has been over the last years i dont ever think i'll pull out of it. but it has lightened up here lately...
    metalgirl99 metalgirl99 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 13, 2012

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