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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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    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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    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 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Ellyhi Ellyhi 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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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 a week ago

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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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    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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    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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    So many depressed people just want it all to end. I'm no different. I hate when people say it's so selfish. I used to think that, but I realized that I was wrong. Why is it so...
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    I think the way people feel is very important to me. You never know what someone is going through in life. I've been battling depression, have gotten better and it recently started...
    DaQueenB92 DaQueenB92 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    i was doing so good! No incidents for months! But now i feel like s--- again, because someone on here just really hurt me! I was talking to this girl, i just met her and we were...
    Dsrutherford Dsrutherford 16-17, M 1 Response 43 mins ago

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    I have been depressed for at least the last 3-4 years. My parents want me to get over my depression and take medication (Zoloft), but to be completely honest, I like being...
    bandfreak26 bandfreak26 13-15, F Jul 31

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    It's really sad with all the money and fame that he still felt bad enough that he didn't want to live anymore. He was a well loved celebrity. Goes to show you that true depression...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    I'm mad depressed like I haven't been this depressed in a few months, I want to relapse and if you don't know what that is w.e. I doubt ppl will read this so if you do and don't...
    FamousLastWordsMCR FamousLastWordsMCR 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 24

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    I'm not sure if I'm just feeling depressed or If I actually am. But I just need to write my feelings and thoughts right now because I can express myself on here and ONLY here...
    Faiithh Faiithh 16-17, F Jul 27

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    My mother tried to help me get of my depression by making me feel guilty for having it. "Everyone has it harder then you, I don't see why you're so depressed," and, "If you knew...
    louistoblerone louistoblerone 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 7

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    My life is hell and horrible : read if you dare I'm in my forties lonely depressed and don't have many friends I relocated to try and better my life most of the friends that I had...
    defoekeane defoekeane 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 1

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    I came home this summer to get away from my own home. To actually try and function with my parents. The first 14 days went okay. After that I was miserable. Depressed. Anxious...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M Aug 13

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    I feel utterly depressed, because I do feel lonely most of the time. I think it began when I had a disagreement with my parents 2 years ago. I tried writing a letter which I have...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F Aug 10

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    Today i think i'm having a depression mood swing. I have this summer assignment that i basically have to get done in 1 day or else i have go to the lake with my step-mom where i...
    a1uM1nuM448 a1uM1nuM448 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    so theres this girl that use to be in my group, ill name her allie (not her real name). any who on her birthday party she was super happy, but she invited a girl she liked who was...
    brownzugar brownzugar 16-17, M Jul 30

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    I have severe bipolar depression which means I'll have my extreme happy or clam moments when I feel like nothing's wrong and then something little will happen that will make me...
    DarkRun421 DarkRun421 16-17, F Jul 23

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    I've had periods in life where I would have deep connections/conversations with good friends, girlfriends, relatives, and feel absolutely confident and social. However I would...
    afinechap afinechap 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    Not sure where to start with this one. I dated my high school sweetheart for 4 years. I was head over heels; however, we were forced to break up because I was moving across the...
    livingwallflower livingwallflower 18-21, F Jul 31

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    I don't want to remember the past. I wish that I could live in the moment and not have all my hash memories to hold me back in daily activities. I have so much to be grateful for...
    notokayrightnow notokayrightnow 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    My husband cheated on me a year ago and I actually had to watch him walk around with this girl. He begged me to stay once I was ready to leave. So I did then I found out I was...
    Lifegetsya Lifegetsya 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 14

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    im depressed. i hate the world i hate my parents i hate everything all i do is cut and i have nearly completly blocked out the social world. and all i do is sit in dark corners and...
    phobicnightmare phobicnightmare 13-15, F a week ago

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    I was diagnosed with depression when I was 16, but since I refused to talk to a anybody back then I wasn't diagnosed as bipolar until a couple of months ago when I broke down. I am...
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    After battling infertility and depression for 2+ years I have struggled with my weight. I had a horrible pregnancy and now my child is 6 months old. My weight is holding me back...
    momzy momzy 31-35, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Well, my depression has been at bay for awhile, and now, over the past few weeks, its reared its ugly head. I feel awful. I want to die. I want love, but love doesn't seem to be...
    PseudoNymph PseudoNymph 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 11

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    Ok starting where i stop 51) I like depressing songs 52) I feel depressed off and on 53) I tend to say things that need to be said 54) I am a fan of ep 55) I almost carved a rose...
    CuddlesNSnuggles CuddlesNSnuggles 13-15, M Aug 13

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    I am a 32 year old woman. I have been single for 7 years. I have only had one "serious" boyfriend and since then all I have experienced is heartbreak. Disastrous dates, no real...
    firecracker1 firecracker1 26-30, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I recently started paying more attention to the music, the movies, the shows that interest her. Everything she intakes is straight depression. Hell i'm depressed at times and it...
    Workoutguy720 Workoutguy720 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 7

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    I feel so down these days. Like worst than ever. I wanna rip everything out of my life and start over. I know people are gonna comment 'attention seeker' and stuff. Feel free to...
    LifeOnAThread LifeOnAThread 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    I have been lonely from my birth. Family never loved me. Only wanted to make their names shine....and it doesnt matter how many times I do it..i wasnt appreciated much...i never...
    divich01 divich01 18-21, M Aug 13

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    I'm not usually depressed, but right now I'm in such a depressed mood. :(
    ShimmerSquirrels13 ShimmerSquirrels13 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am currently writing this to thank a close friend, someone who I’m not sure knows this, but is an amazing person. And to the rest of you reading this i hope to inspire or...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 13-15, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Lately I've felt as if no one is by my side anymore. I feel as if everyone is against me. Even my best friend has stopped hanging out with me and I asked him why and he never...
    AdamBomb645 AdamBomb645 22-25, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I feel so fvcking helpless and sad and here's why. Everything. School starts tomorrow & i'm in shock. Summer really did go by , but then again it's only a couple weeks long. For me...
    ThePrettyOnee ThePrettyOnee 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Things in my life at this every moment just seem to be out of my control and its overwhelming. i feel like i lost all sense of direction. I’m constantly feeling lost and no idea...
    tony183 tony183 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't know what happiness is. Some say that love is what makes you happy, but I've never been loved. Some say that money, but I don't have any money. Some say that God, but I...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    "Depression is a choice" that is what i realised when i was depressed . You can use to be depressed or make things better is all up to you
    keij10307 keij10307 18-21, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Am I ? If I stop thinking, probably, maybe , everything will go back to "normal", keep breathing, keep waking up,showering, going to work, eating, ' living". What about if I stop...
    Mags40 Mags40 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 26

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