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I Dont Want to Be Depressed

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Ellytheoutcast Ellytheoutcast 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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    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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    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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    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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    I am depressed and I give up. No I am not suicidal but I have given up. Tired of struggling to make it. I wanted to post my story somewhere to get it out. I have been knocked down...
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    After I spent half an hour talking with a customer service lady and all the work I did to get our internet back online my mom just steals the modem and says I had one day to use it...
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    JickalisBlackthorn JickalisBlackthorn 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 27

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    I keep getting depressed a lot more lately... Sometimes I really don't know why either. Like for the past 4 hours I've been depressed for absolutely no reason. Maybe it's because...
    brooketheunicorn brooketheunicorn 13-15, F 1 Response May 14

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    So this all started in fourth grade, I'm currently about to finish my junior year in high school. No one really suspects that I'm depressed, although I'm currently on medication...
    escapedfeelings escapedfeelings 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I have heard so much about how suicide is selfish. I feel so much more selfish for staying alive and burdening everyone with my invisible intangible problems. My mental health...
    theoctopusesbowtie theoctopusesbowtie 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Im really depressed. I feel like everything is crumbling and no one is there to care for me. I want to trust God....but I'd rather go do what Is bad for me. Im falling in love with...
    DetachedCinnamon DetachedCinnamon 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Truly want to. Today, I had my follow-up with my family doc due to an herniated disc and two broken vertebrae. (since 2012) and she has done everything to help me. I am on...
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    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F 23 mins ago

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    Thedreamer95 Thedreamer95 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    Thundering words pound through her ears from the one that was to love her....it has been gone for so long...they are mere strangers.....She walks through her days empty, nothing...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Apr 25

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    i am secretly depressed, well at least i think i am, i have felt this way for around 5 years and no one knows. no one not even my parents, i made sure they would never find out...
    xox17xox xox17xox 13-15, F 2 Responses May 2

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    Just understand this. You shouldn't regret your past, you can only change the future. If you're depressed, there is a place you belong, you just have to be willing to change. It's...
    THISarcane THISarcane 18-21, F 2 Responses May 2

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