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I Don't Think Depression Is Being Selfish

for people sick of other judging them from their depression,anxiety or other problems. 1,161 People

    I Think People's Reactions Can Be Selfish.... - it doesn't help when the first words of the morning, spoken to you by the one you believe you could count on most in this lonely...
    justmarji justmarji 51-55, F 5 Responses Aug 17, 2013

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    Definitely Not Selfish - Its not like we put this upon ourselves. Depression sucks! Badly!  Also, I found that depression makes a lot of people care more. The depressed...
    reset reset 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 17, 2009

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    So Be It - I'm in an ugly situation right now. One I wouldn't wish on anyone I care about. If the weather on my planet causes stormy wather on yours, just remember, I take your...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Dec 13, 2009

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    I'M Not Faking My Own Depression - I had wrote in many of my stories i'm feeling depress. I know there some friends I use to have got sick of hearing me being depress. Maybe some...
    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M Mar 5, 2013

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    This Makes Me Mad - It makes me mad that this group even needs to exist. IN WHAT WORLD IS DEPRESSION SELFISH?!?!?! IT'S NOT MYYY FAULT! How is it my fault that my life can suck? I...
    Veronica4 Veronica4 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27, 2011

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    If it weren't for those pesky laws, I think it would be satisfying to jab a needle into the arm of someone thast blames you for your depression. Then you can say, "Oh just get over...
    SonOfTheDelta SonOfTheDelta 41-45, M Jan 22

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    I'm Not Selfish Because Of Depression - Is it selfish to not be able to get out of bed sometimes, when it feels like every fiber of who you are is burning in pain? Is it selfish to...
    Norealidentity Norealidentity 22-25, F 8 Responses Jul 22, 2010

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    Not At All - Depression is not being selfish. It's an illness just like any other illness. It's just like any physical ailment it's just within the brain. People who really do have...
    howsab howsab 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2011

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    To all the ill informed people who like to say suicidal people are selfish and self obsessed, people who have clearly never spent a day depressed, depression is NOT about self...
    tamee40 tamee40 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    Not Selfish At All - When I was depressed I didn't lock myself away from friends and family to be selfish, I did it because I didn't want them to have to deal with me feeling this...
    bvb1123 bvb1123 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 26, 2011

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    So There's Problems In Your Life - Fólk þarf að skilja að allir hafi vandamál í lífi þeirra. Stundum vandamál okkar gagntaka okkur og við renna í þunglyndi. Við erum...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 6, 2013

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    I Was Not Selfish...i Just Felt Selfish - Late one night I had been cutting and I broke down. I went to my mom and she was shocked. I've always been good at hiding my depression...
    CrazyGirl93 CrazyGirl93 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 3, 2010

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    It Certainly Isn't. - I got over my depression a fairly long time ago, yet I still today find myself feeling annoyed when I hear someone say that depressed people are selfish...
    tjlkitty tjlkitty 18-21, M Apr 19, 2012

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    Selfish ??? - I have been called that alot lately , Why ? Ever since i was little all I wanted was For My fater to ben proud of me and love me as his Son , I grew up doing...
    AZNlooNaticMurdeReR AZNlooNaticMurdeReR 22-25 2 Responses Sep 24, 2012

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    I just started on Xanax for my anxiety...in what can only be a catch 22. I worried about becoming addicted. I don't need another problem, and I have taken it 3 days...2 in a row...
    findingolivia findingolivia 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    Poem..take The Time To Be Sad - one day a weak but strong souled women Wished and wished that she could get out of bed she heard a voice echoing thru her head “I have heard...
    bluegrassmanda bluegrassmanda 18-21 1 Response Dec 10, 2010

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    I Don't Believe Depression Is Being Selfish - If people think that depression is being selfish, then they are retards. Having depression is a mental illness and I'm sure everyone...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Jun 20, 2011

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    Depression Isn't Being Selfish - For some people it's the opposite. You hate to load other people up with how you feel. So you bottle up your emotions and then depression forms so...
    AlleyFreakingKat AlleyFreakingKat 18-21, F Sep 26, 2012

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    I Think... - I don't think depression is being selfish - I think it's more an inability to see the good in life. I know when I'm depressed all the bad things seem...
    sabergirl08 sabergirl08 18-21, F Dec 26, 2009

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    Does This Sound Selfish? - NO everyone can see this sounds desperate.How could anyone see depression as selfish???!!!
    zuzi57 zuzi57 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 29, 2012

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    I Never Asked To Be Depressed. - I never wanted to be like this. I wanted to be fine, normal - I had a decent life once, where I was achieving all A's and hanging out with friends...
    lntel lntel 18-21 Apr 9, 2012

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    It's Definitely Not Selfish... - I don't understand how people could think suffering is selfish. No one wants to suffer through every day thinking they'll never be happy again. I...
    animallover110293 animallover110293 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2013

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    It Is Often Times The Case.... - My mind cannot stay focused long enough to let out any of the things that burden me in this life, to share my doubts, or my troubles. I can never...
    PogueMahone PogueMahone 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 24, 2011

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    No Way It's Selfish - Anyone who has ever sufered from depression will tell you- it's like being gay or straight, you don't have a choice. It's a brain disorder,and though to the...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Oct 28, 2010

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    Sometimes It Can't Be Helped... - Everyone feels bad at some point in thier lives. Sometimes that sadness throws you into a dark abyss. I think it's completely normal for this to...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 3, 2010

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    Third Week - I'm on my third week of medical leave. I can't shake this. Don't wanna: Get out of bed Go to work Eat Be around other humans. Just wanna...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 6, 2013

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