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I Dont Want to Be Depressed

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    Crying

    I wake up every day and for just a few seconds every thing is ok then it hits me like a truck the feeling of horror the feeling of fear the massive gut wrenching feeling of being suspended in limbo and my life is going nowwhere but down. I try so hard to be happy for the kids but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 28, 2009

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    It feels like the whole world has passed me by.

    Now I know that's a melancholic exaggeration, but it's been really hard to feel that I belong. Sometimes I Imagine myself in the positions of some of my peers. And truly it becomes so out of character. I can't see myself with children, I can't even begin to imagine all the...
    ACrueljape ACrueljape 22-25 Jan 12

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    Depression

    Depression,Had enough,Ain't me,No more,Need a lift,This way,Not for me.For me this is an experience I've had more than once in the past. I seem to be lifting now.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Jan 25, 2012

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    I am still battling depression

    for almost 2 years. I had my great moments but also those moments when I just want to die in a hole. I really want this to end. I want to smile and feel great for a longer period of time. I want to be in the sunshine and not inside feeling like I am pointless. I want to get back...
    Alyzza123 Alyzza123 13-15, F Aug 15, 2014

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    This Is Not Me

    This last months have not being the best for me for many reasons and I've being feeling so depressed I cant even believe it. I mean I cry every single day, day and night, I cry over stupid things, I cry over serious things.  My mind has being full of thoughts from my past...
    Secretpoem Secretpoem 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2007

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    Dont Want To Be Alone And Depressed

    i HAD A DREAM WHEN I WAS A KID OF HAVEING A FAMILY  AND BEING ABLE TO BE HAPPY. I got married when i was 21 years old meet my frist real love when i was 19 and moved in with her when i grad from high school. Man i wish i didnt do that now she took it all when she left me...
    ddayton85 ddayton85 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 26, 2010

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    I'm scared of myself.

    I'm scared that if I stay, i'll continue to feel this way, if I go, im letting go of what my life could've been. The problem is that I don't see what my life could bring. I don't see myself being any use, I don't see my future, and I want to, it's just that I'm inside my head...
    ast313 ast313 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 17, 2014

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    Ellythegymnast Ellythegymnast 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 15, 2014

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    It's Time to Make a Decision.

    For so long in my life I've been living in a strange depressive state or lived in a life that I didn't and don't want to live.  It's either been, "Great, I have to get up again and spend another day in this corpse", or, "Ugh.  Another day." ...
    Mitosis Mitosis 16-17, M Jul 20, 2008

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    Same Post New Section

    I'm kind of copying this one over from the need to talk section because it may do me more good here. I just needs some sort of advice or at least something to grasp onto. Well, i don't really know how i feel about this but i don't know where else to go. To start, I'm a 24 year...
    fairsight3 fairsight3 22-25, M Sep 18, 2012

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    And today my depression and anxiety are winning. I'm not wanting to do anything but lay in bed and cry and sleep all day. I am so tired of these feelings..
    secretchey secretchey 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    im a broken person..im sad im depressed im lost..im an absolute loser im pathetic...death is the only option...i must die to get this feeling out of me ..i dont deserve anything im...
    LegendBattles LegendBattles 26-30, M 8 hrs ago

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    Hello. I have been feeling very hopeless and depressed lately. I'm sick of seeing how other people seem to have better lives than me. I'm only fourteen years old, and I have...
    EddieNashton EddieNashton 13-15, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Tired, depressed, low energy .. I havent been hungry for a few days now but i still eat. I am so sick of life. I dont want to die because theres so much i havent done but its been...
    darkskies7 darkskies7 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Despite being depressed, and having a mental illness, and not being on medication, or forgetting to take your medication give you the right to do whatever you want and get away...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    One of life's cruelest jokes is that we want to be around other people but it's other people who start us on the road to depression. Usually abuse, rejection, bullying start it...
    Amioknow Amioknow 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    I just feel so depressed... I feel so done... done with being sexual all the time...tired of guy messaging me on here wanting to be all sexual... I feel so alone and all the...
    stuff950 stuff950 22-25, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    My moods to the point of being angry with everyone or everything I see, not only that but I also feel kinda depressed for everything that's happening to me. I'm thinking thoughts...
    Cooper802 Cooper802 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    ive been feeling suicidal recently. but im christian. im always going home alone. i walk down the hallways alone. i dont have anyone whom i can relate to. except for one person but...
    SolaCeEncE SolaCeEncE 16-17, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I think in the back of my mind, I'm always sad. But it's days like these that I know that I really am depressed. Those days where I'm lying on my bed, staring at my ceiling...
    AKGhost98 AKGhost98 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm pretty sure I've been depressed the majority of my life. I've been a cutter since I was molested at 12 by my step dad. I struggle with self harm and as much as I try to stop...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses a week ago

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    So I am really depressed. I think. I'm trying to just get use to the fact that I'm not gonna find the one. It seems like all guys ever want is just sex. I know there are guys out...
    manders831 manders831 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    The reason why I joined EP because I was a little depressed, but over the time, after reading a lot of stories and exploring, I noticed that a lot of people here have worse...
    miggyquin miggyquin 13-15, M Jun 27

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    The reason why I joined EP because I was a little depressed, but over the time, after reading a lot of stories and exploring, I noticed that a lot of people here have worse...
    miggyquin miggyquin 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    I am a stay home dad and have two daughters (11 and 13) -My 13 year old always wanted to be a big girl and is independent. Makes it very easy on me to watch her grow up. My 11...
    ilikebeingme ilikebeingme 46-50, M Jun 26

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    I am a 23 yr old student in college and unfortunately to say, I have been extremely depressed for the past couple of years. This mostly has to do with the fact that I have no...
    lonelyman1113 lonelyman1113 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I'm a female and I'm 12 years old. My depressed started at the beginning of sixth grade. My parents started fighting, my sisters would abuse me, and ******* at my school started up...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 25

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    I recently broke up with my ex and I just found she cheated on me and now she is happily either the person they cheated with and I'm just left here alone. It doesn't really seem...
    karizombie07 karizombie07 22-25, T Jun 24

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    Why does everyone come to me when they're depressed or sad or whatever? Just leave me alone! I have my own problems! I can't carry your problems on top of mine. I'm sorry, but I...
    HidingBehindTheShadows HidingBehindTheShadows 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 24

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    Someone please put me out of my misery my heart hurts so much and it's depressing me no one loves me and no one ever will im always a second choice it's feels like **** I wanna...
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15 3 Responses Jun 24

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    I do not remember a time where I have been 100% happy with myself and with life itself. I was depressed at a very young age because of things at home but no one knew how I was...
    Charli101 Charli101 16-17 Jun 24

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    I always thought people could tell that I was insecure and depressed, but I have a mask that I put on and everyone says I look perfect. You can almost never tell that I'm depressed...
    sirianstarsoul sirianstarsoul 16-17, M 3 Responses Jun 24

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    I see it, my mom, my gf ,my sisters , cousins, everyone sees it, I'm just becoming more and more depressed more and more each day, I literally cut myself out of depression...
    Jerseyboi Jerseyboi 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    I misscarried at 9 weeks it had a inpact so bad that I am still depressed over it and now I can't get pregnant after 1-1/2 year of trying with my bf
    DollFacedBeauty2k15 DollFacedBeauty2k15 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Today I am. I'm coming out of it. Slowly but surely. Maybe too slow and I won't make it. Damn, just need a balance in my life. A woman is made to balance a man as a man is...
    Golfknar Golfknar 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I get very sad and depressed at night when I'm alone in my room. It usually happens around 11pm and then continues until I can't distract myself. I get depressed because I am...
    JaxxBlackBlood JaxxBlackBlood 13-15, T 1 Response Jun 23

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    I remember having a bad day at school a while ago. I don't recall why I was upset but these two girls noticed and I heard one of them whisper behind me "I think she's depressed...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F Jun 23

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    depressed and have no motivation for multiple reasons that i cant change :(
    pepetheanarchistfrog pepetheanarchistfrog 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    I am the eldest in my sisters. But i constantly have this pressure to get better grades than my sister, she's quite smart. This makes me depressed a lot. The kids in my class...
    Lalaloopsiebabe Lalaloopsiebabe 13-15, F 5 Responses Jun 22

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    I'm not depressed right now but I have been in the past. I am more than happy to talk with anyone who needs help dealing with depression. Just don't use me as your only source of...
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M Jun 22

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    I am depressed for I loved this young man named Asa too much and too far. He is still my ex boyfriend but I still love him truly and purely.
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    I wouldn't say depressed, just have a social interaction deficiency...
    Cosmic0Potato Cosmic0Potato 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 21

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