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I Dont Want to Be Depressed

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    This sounds really selfish, I know. I've just spent my whole entire life surrounded by depressed people. Family, friends, other halves. I'm very quiet and am naturally a very happy...
    Invisibubble Invisibubble 31-35, F 2 Responses May 3

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    It’s been quite a long while since I wrote. So excuse any pent-up flashes of brilliance and Oscar-worthy writing that you may encounter in the next few sentences. Well. So...
    spotsinsun spotsinsun 18-21 May 20

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    I don't think I need to better myself in the terms of kindness. I get told all the time that I am very sweet and kind, even when I don't think I'm displaying and kindness or...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand 18-21 2 Responses May 14

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    I am depressed. I used to be extremely depressed way back. It felt awful, of course. Everyday, I'd feel like my emotions were dead or not functioning properly. All I could really...
    MisunderstoodGirl69 MisunderstoodGirl69 13-15, F May 17

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    i hate it i feel like i have changed so much in everything i want to be my old self again but i can't it sucks the new me is just sucks they changed me and left me in the dark even...
    rawan99 rawan99 13-15, F May 17

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    I'm twenty years old. Female. Born and raised Italian, but recently transplanted into the UK. I've been depressed since as far as I can remember. Not clinically, though, just a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't know why I get depressed. Sometimes I'll just be sitting there and get super depressed for absolutely no reason...and I have no idea why. I wish I wasn't depressed because...
    emylauren27 emylauren27 18-21, F 1 Response May 14

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    My whole life was from all happiness to all this darkness and sadness. My family and I don't get alone so well. Even my friends I don't get alone well. I just feel sad. I get hurt...
    ImJulieTran ImJulieTran 18-21, F 2 Responses May 8

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    I've been feeling realy down lately.. First thing first I'm a 15 year old boy and I love playing video games and that's the reason I preety much suck at every ball sport.I never...
    oneMidnightstar oneMidnightstar 13-15, M 5 Responses May 3

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    I feel like events from my past are consuming me and most of the time I feel like I'm going crazy. I've been depressed for a while,it started two years ago. For Middle School I...
    YOdawgaga YOdawgaga 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I've been depressed since i was 11 years old now i am 13 years. i don't know what i'm doing with my life. I'm a dumb stupid piece of ugly ****. I really can't carry on with life...
    dead12001 dead12001 13-15, F 1 Response May 15

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    You see this girl every day smiling and laughing through the entire day and think about how happy she is. But little do you know she is depressed. She goes home everyday and just...
    shadyshanks2019 shadyshanks2019 13-15, F 1 Response May 19

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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 May 17

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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 May 20

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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...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 2 Responses May 21

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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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    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 May 20

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    i am really depressed tonight and having a bad night i have never been this depressed befre and also have been crying too
    JamesB20 JamesB20 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Actually, it is my wife who is depressed and this has been going on for more than five weeks now. She is under the care of a psychologist and a psychiatrist, but morning, moon and...
    VictoriousRex VictoriousRex 51-55, M 1 day ago

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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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    "Do you ever hear your silent cries. They call and call but fall on death ears, without knowing you are being consumed from the inside out. It's upto you to save you from yourself...
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch 36-40, F 10 Responses May 4

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    I don't know if its worth it anymore. This thing we call life is a complete load of crap. The last month ive had 2 people from my school take their own lives, and now it's either...
    DarkSecret62 DarkSecret62 18-21, M 2 Responses May 11

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    I don't want to put "depressed" as one of my experiences. I feel like it makes it seem like I'm begging for attention. Just suffer in silence until it gets too bad, then yes. Post...
    Autumn02 Autumn02 13-15, F May 13

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    I'm 21 years old now my mum and stepdad have been together since I was 6. I hate my stepdad and he has never been there for me since day 1. My real father I don't know. Me and my...
    laurenyh laurenyh 18-21, F 4 Responses May 15

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    Why does everything I do or everything around me make me angry/insecure and then depressed. I feel trapped as someone I don't want to be because of societal expectations. I feel...
    crypticcrime crypticcrime 18-21, F 1 Response May 19

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    Hey , i feel quite depressed these days , once in a while my mind just wants to blow up 'cause of all the **** that roams on it and haunts me , and the worse is that there is no...
    Dezsire Dezsire 22-25, M 1 Response May 19

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    Depressed scars worthless hopeless forgotten this is what I feel everyday of my life
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F May 3

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    You know what hurts... You know??? Letting your feelings go and letting your sadness intertwine with the others. While the others promise that things will be fine. and the fcking...
    CursedRaven CursedRaven 16-17, F 1 Response May 4

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