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I Dont Want to Be Depressed

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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...
    ImNotOkayWhyCantYouSeeThat ImNotOkayWhyCantYouSeeThat 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I smile so they cannot not see I laugh so they cannot hear I do not think that I'm depressed But the symptoms piling up I laugh to stop the crying I smile to stop the pain I do...
    MismatchedIdeas MismatchedIdeas 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I don't talk to my parents and to a brother of mine. I haven't talked to my dad for more than a year, after he did something really crazy after drinking. I haven't talked to my...
    mokona95 mokona95 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 27

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    Recently I was placed back on antidepressants after being med-free for 4+ years. This time around the battle is worse, and I can DEFINITELY tell when I've accidentally skipped a...
    cyndercrys cyndercrys 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    honestly what is there to say but I'm depressed i wake up depressed go to sleep depressed i cry myself to sleep i can give other people advice but i can't take my own advice! i...
    breebreet breebreet 13-15, F Jul 4

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    I know this sinking feeling anywhere. It's happening again. I've been depressed most of my teenage years. I have plenty of ups, but there are always downs that follow close behind...
    LettersToTheSky LettersToTheSky 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    THANKYOU!! On behalf of everyone who has ever felt like they wanted to give up. On behalf of everyone who has ever felt alone. On behalf of everyone who has ever felt loss, hurt...
    accidentalme accidentalme 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    I don't know whether I'm just moody or if I'm actually depressed. I don't feel like this all the time. When I'm distracting myself through books, TV or conversation, I'm fine. But...
    shafaz shafaz 18-21 Jun 27

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    Think it's about time I post this :S. Please do not judge me this is veryyyyyyyyy hard for me. I know it's long sorry ha. About 2 years ago when I was 13/14 (underage and a minor...
    lela201465 lela201465 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    it hits me at the most random times lately, i guess depression isn't made to come when convenient, it just happens. i feel so guilty this time around though, because everything in...
    daydreamer27 daydreamer27 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I don't know if I am depressed or not, I think depressed people are likely to be more devastated while I still have some strength left in me, or maybe I am just too strong as I...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I know how it is to be depressed cos i was depressed. Now i look at myself like i look on a freak. I was wronged by some people in my past and somehow i allways had this memories...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F Jun 30

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    From the beginning of this year I knew I had my work cut out for me. But I didn't know how hard it would truly be. I go to a Private school, we have a small amount of students at...
    rachelharperr rachelharperr 13-15, F Jul 6

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    you came walking through my life, like a sweet butterfly, so beautiful and nice.....you talked to me, although i was reluctant... but your persistant way manage your words...
    womanonly womanonly 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I wrote this poem when I was depressed one night. I was 13 when I wrote this and it has been stuck in a folder for 3 years. I want to share it with someone so here goes nothing...
    AnArtistsPrayer AnArtistsPrayer 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I was in third grade. I didn't have friends,I was bullied. One day,my friend approached me and asked "why are you so depressed?" I sat down and cried. I was depressed. I had just...
    Here2helpforfree Here2helpforfree 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't even know if I'm depressed. I don't know what I feel. I just feel.... Nothing. It's like I don't feel what I should be feeling, I feel less than what everyone else does...
    project46 project46 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've taken a big decision in my life: after 6 years living in Europe, I decided to go back to my homeland, with my husband, who is a very true European. I've got myself some nice...
    azureazalea azureazalea 22-25, F Jun 30

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    I'm so sad, and tired all the time. I'm tired of being depressed I think of taking my own life almost everyday.😔 when I'm with my family I smile because we're going through hard...
    depressedliving depressedliving 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Im just about one week on this site and im confused and afraid to express such personal things here but as i explore and read some profiles and stories it gives courage to put mine...
    fitty22 fitty22 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Hi all I really don't know how to start well I am Asian guy before I start my story I would everyone to know that our culture is bit different then west we live together with...
    ahsanmehmood ahsanmehmood 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I wanted do it. Let me explain to you why. Back in the year of 2010 I had EVERYTHING I wanted and needed. I had caring friends, I had a positive outlook on everything, I just got...
    TheTshirt TheTshirt 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    i live with my parents and siblings we moved to the country there is nothing...absolutely nothing around where i live, i dont have a job and had to quit college because my parents...
    lotusluck lotusluck 22-25, F Jun 26

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    I feel depressed off and on constantly. I'm 16 and this started around this past December. I am lonely. It's not like I have no friends, but I go on social media and see all these...
    averageandalone averageandalone 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    How do you go on living, what's there to live for? How do you find meaning and purpose in your life, have something or someone to live for when nobody cares and appreciates you? No...
    quietbeauty quietbeauty 26-30, F 10 Responses Jul 7

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    I am miserable in my life a lot of the time. I have been with my husband for 23.5 years. We have been married for 22 years. When we married, I was 17 and he was 20. We have 3...
    sadgal35 sadgal35 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    Hi, Im the type of girl who has absolutely no care in the world so it seems, but inside I'm so broken. People look at me and they see exactly what I show them. I show them my smile...
    believebeautiful believebeautiful 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    So being as how I'm starting to come out more about what makes me sad, and depressed and such...I'm going to tell you all who want to know more about me...my story. It all really...
    dyingalittleinside97 dyingalittleinside97 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I am depressed and want to change I'm a virgin nerdy guy that no girl likes and no girl has ever liked. I want to be the bad boy that smokes weed and gets all the chicks. Because...
    nerd1500 nerd1500 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Alone. I just want to get this off my chest. Maybe I'll feel better I doubt that. I am heavily depressed, going on a year now. After 37 years of marriage we separated two years...
    GAAlone GAAlone 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I am 21, train 5-7 days a week, well travelled, attractive i have been led to Believe. I am extremely strong and fit. Despite all this, i am extremely depressed. My dad is a...
    pr1m3 pr1m3 18-21, M Jul 16

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    I grew up in a very ****** up family. I have a lot of problem going on in my life, between career and relationship. Besides i also have bipolar disorder and depressed. Since i...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F Jun 25

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    I am depressed, but I am more determined. I want happiness. I have been depressed for almost six years now. I have hit some really bad slumps, too. I've had a lot of hard times...
    MissUbiquitous MissUbiquitous 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I feel alone. Not just in depression itself, but life in general. I'm so utterly depressed with my life. I try. I try to put myself out there and make friends. Instead, I feel...
    cringing cringing 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I'm so depressed guy seriously I don't what to do. Idk why I'm so depressed my life isn't bad I just can't be happy no matter how hard I try. :'(
    Deidrah Deidrah 18-21, F Jul 3

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    I am (technically) a Christian. I believed in god until the age of 11. Everything began to mess up from then forward. The first time I cut myself, the first time I misbehaved, the...
    Jas4001 Jas4001 18-21, F Jul 9

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    My doctor threatened to send me to hospital because of my depression, so I played it down. Now I'm not getting the anti-depressants or psychiatric treatment I need, until I come...
    anon1995 anon1995 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I don't know if I am depressed or what. I am well.. Gay. I laugh with my straight friends, have a good time. Few of my straight friends knows i'm gay and okay with it. I have a lot...
    BlueHowl08 BlueHowl08 16-17, F Jul 16

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    I don't even know where to start... I am extremely depressed, and miserable. Im 16 and my family is the main reason for my depression, for a year my family had no house no job no...
    bteddy bteddy 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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