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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 17, 2014

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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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    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 did date my best friend. We had/have been friends for four years now. We always had a special connection. We dated for over a year, I thought we were okay, but then he suddenly...
    whispersweetnothings whispersweetnothings 22-25, F 6 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    It saddens me that people who are depressed get to the point where they considered suicide as a solution. I've never know anyone personally who committed or tried to commit...
    Provinceana Provinceana 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    oke so i guess its time 2 post some stories so eh i was kinda always depressed already since i was young it started when my parents divorced i had to live with my mom that i hate...
    Mirasel Mirasel 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 8

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    it just gets worse and worse,i used to be able to hide it but i don't even have the energy to hide it anymore or pretend i'm anything else then depressed.. everytime i wake up i...
    OccultumLapidem OccultumLapidem 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Happiness is something that everybody strives for. Some people naturally have the ability to be happy, others struggle. Obviously every person goes through some tough times. I am...
    ckjackson43 ckjackson43 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    So for the last few months my husband has been severely depressed. I've been on his side before, but never let others know about it. Plus it was way before him and I met. Not that...
    SecretScorpio12 SecretScorpio12 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    Whenever I see someone smiling or laughing I become depressed, whenever I see someone smart person smiling or laughing I become depressed, whenever I see a mother loving her baby I...
    pracie25 pracie25 18-21, T Feb 8

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    when i was in 7th grade i was bullied everyday for a lot of reasons.. it was phycial and mental. they would call me names, tell me too kill myself, call me a tr*nny, f*ggot, freak...
    andylovesyou23 andylovesyou23 13-15, M 3 Responses Feb 14

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    I've just recently come to terms with being depressed. I didn't feel I was. Depressed was for people who were sad, upset, hated themselves, cut themselves, thought about suicide...
    Haerodiel Haerodiel 22-25, F Feb 4

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    Its funny how people use the word 'depressed' so freely. Some dont even know the true meaning of depression yet they seem to be saying they are depressed like its the same as the...
    shhyoudontknowme shhyoudontknowme 16-17, F Feb 21

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      I came across this forum after searching for advice or similar stories online. Here's my story anyway; I'm about to turn 25 this April and feel completely at a loss with...
    Mardybum1 Mardybum1 22-25, M Feb 5

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    For three years now I have been depressed. It started out as repeated failure, then spiraled out from their to isolation, anti-social disorder and social anxiety. I thought that if...
    Guest4111 Guest4111 13-15, M Feb 18

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    I've been randomly feeling depressed since I was in the third grade. At least that's the earliest that I can remember, and remember vividly. I locked myself in my room and put a...
    Jaivous Jaivous 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I am feeling so pissed right now. I just want to hurt someone. Just to see them in pain. Wailing at my mercy that's running thin. I need to see a struggle and hear a cry. If I can...
    Lifesucksx10 Lifesucksx10 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    Generally my news feed only shows stuff I can cope with like world news or something, but once in a while I still get posts from those overachievers/get everything they want people...
    thisisausernametoo thisisausernametoo 18-21 1 Response Feb 14

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    My boyfriend of one year just broke up with me. Our relationship was rocky before it even started. Four months into our relationship I found out he gave me a STD not one that can...
    QueenxLo QueenxLo 22-25, F Feb 15

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    I guess I am back on here again... I want to share my story growing up in a city called Winnipeg. I was born and raised here throughout my whole life. From Kindergarten to Grade 6...
    JuicyLuck JuicyLuck 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    It's a struggle, but I know inner peace comes from it. Perhaps I'll never be 'happy.' I think I can be okay with that, as I have lost something that was so dear to me, but perhaps...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    lately I just want to give up and feel like I can't do this whole life thing anymore. like why bother we're all gonna die anyway right? when I'm depressed people say that my...
    thejoker94 thejoker94 18-21, F Feb 20

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    Recently dumped after almost 5years. Ex doesn't want to reconcile when he's caused 60% of the damage. I've lost trust in this but I still want him. I so depressed and have no where...
    RodriquezAntonio RodriquezAntonio 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 22

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    So many people keep telling depressed people the same thing over and over and over "Depression is a disease, you can get over it". Like who the hell do you think you are telling...
    Vivrexlxamourxrire Vivrexlxamourxrire 22-25 Feb 23

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    I just want to kill myself or die more than anything . I lost everything in my life. I'm even losing the things that kept me from killing myself such as my ability to do well I'm...
    IntrovertedKat IntrovertedKat 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I usually don't share my feelings like this but right now am really depressed and I need help. Am sorry if my story is a bit confusing and out of order. 4 years ago when I...
    munahal munahal 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I spent my two week Xmas holiday depressed in bed, I'm on day 10 of lying to work saying I'm working, but I'm depressed in bed. My relationship is tearing me down
    RoseTintedB RoseTintedB 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I know, I shouldn't let it get to me....but when it's Valentines Day, and I'm very romantic, and all I have is silence as my companion....then I get depressed. Which hurts my...
    Sinjintiger Sinjintiger 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    Im born & raised Muslim ... I had sinned & done Awful things in the Past . Im really depressed now . & i feel i have no Future because Im still continuing My unfinished Education...
    lordeley952 lordeley952 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    I used to be a good and sincere guy. But then bullying and emotional home violence and then continued failure broke me. Now I don't have anybody to share how I feel. I need dire...
    anshul2gaikwad anshul2gaikwad 18-21, M Feb 21

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    I walk around with a smile. Joke around with everyone I know on campus. Though, no one knows that I'm depressed. No one truly understands and no one takes the time to actually see...
    DesignBlack DesignBlack 18-21, M 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    Am sick of it all I want is to be like everyone els have friends and a gf and abill to go places with them and talk talk the time but cos my social anxiety I can't and my social...
    thebigscottishguy thebigscottishguy 22-25, M 18 hrs ago

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    I am definitely suffering. Severe depression is like being in hell on earth. It's like crawling through the abyss in reverse. The pain, the anxiety and the feeling of...
    PiscesDream PiscesDream 46-50, F Feb 5

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    Um hi. I've never really told people or came out with my depression. I believe i have an undiagnosed form of depression. I feel as if people would treat me different, or they would...
    pxxbdxxd pxxbdxxd 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    No one knows this but I been depressed lately I been losing lot of weight I bearly eat anything my mom makes me eat more Tonight I was the most I ate in weeks I don't feel...
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 10

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    I don't know how much more of this sh*t I can take. I'm 15 and feel like I'm 80. I'm suppose to be having fun not waiting for my psycho mom to show up and kill me and my dad...
    thumper15 thumper15 18-21, F 1 Response