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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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    Ellytheoutcast Ellytheoutcast 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 15, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 think I might be depressed. I have been in a lower mood than ever lately. I am shy, lonely, with no friends. I don't do anything except going to school and studying. I see...
    nowherewego nowherewego 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 9

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    Depression is the worst. Not because of what it feels like, but because I feel more judged as a depressed person. everyday, people say "today is depressing", "I feel so depressed...
    WeArePilots WeArePilots 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    If you have been feeling depressed and you are just tired of it and you want to be in peace, I invite you to surrender the war you have with depression. Our society judges...
    SatsangWithTathina SatsangWithTathina 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 10

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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 2 Responses Mar 2

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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 Mar 3

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    I'm at a mall, and I see soooo many people and it makes me sooo anxious and depressed. Anxious because I don't feel like I fit in and I feel like I stand out. I feel depressed...
    Thefightingangel Thefightingangel 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 13

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    I saw this caption type thing today about a girl who killed herself recently and the whole thing was just saying how everyone is too late and how no one speaks up and asks if...
    yoursecretlifestylee yoursecretlifestylee 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I think I am depressed. I am 16 years old and gosh do I feel like life is dragging on forever but also flying past my eyes. It all started last year. My family moved to...
    Rubyalexander Rubyalexander 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 11

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    Am 20 years old and lonely and depressed. Am a guy who is meant to have friends am tall handsome am a dancer and am loving to people i meet but i don't have any one. Have been...
    jamie1994 jamie1994 18-21 1 Response Mar 14

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    I've been going through a really rough patch. I lost my job at the beginning of the year. I went on one interview, tried to remain hopeful, kept looking for work but not really...
    WildWoman25 WildWoman25 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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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 Feb 27

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    when I'm feeling really depressed I listen to music and lately I've been listening to it constantly because it tends to help me. this time its not. I'm feeling extremely depressed...
    Imstillhere122 Imstillhere122 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    I don't FEEL depressed necessarily....but I've haven't been going to class. Sometimes I don't do any of my homework and never leave my dorm. Sometimes I can't get out of bed...
    inspirefyre inspirefyre 18-21, F Mar 18

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    I can't sleep. I miss class. I fail my tests. Even the things I'm "good at" I can't do. I feel like I can't make it in my field because when I start to try harder I stop by...
    CaptainBenza CaptainBenza 18-21, M 1 Response a week 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 Mar 3

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    My ADHD medicine gave me focus today, but all I could focus on was the negative, and then I noticed I was doing so and was trying to think of positive things in my life, and I...
    quike23 quike23 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 4

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    I'm a junior in college and I study Literature. I picked Literature as my major because I thought I was a talented writer and had things to say that no one else had said quite like...
    alliemacd alliemacd 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I'm depressed. I feel alone and empty. I don't want to do anything. I just want to lay in bed and not do anything. I want to go to sleep and not wake up.
    cpink1022 cpink1022 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 14

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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 6 Responses Mar 2

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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 Mar 3

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    It's gotten a lot easier, the fake smile is easily plastered on. I'm always the person who seems happy go lucky, always helping out other people, and always with a smile and a skip...
    nicias nicias 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 6

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    If you are suicidal, please get help if you can't find help within yourself. But, please, do not seek help from your teenage friends, especially if they struggle with their own...
    junipersun21 junipersun21 18-21, F Mar 12

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    I'm so severely depressed. I don't want to live anymore. No one will ever see me as I see myself - a man... so what's the point? My dysphoria is constantly tearing me apart.. I...
    virtualricki virtualricki 16-17, T 4 Responses Mar 15

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    i feel so sick...i lost myself again.. i feel so painful.... i only want to share these feelings who has been depressed many yrs. i don't need any advices. i just want company...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I’m at a crossroads. I have been with my husband for 10 years; married for half of that time. We had years of bliss. We met in college and grew together. We loved each other...
    lostinthemountains lostinthemountains 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Whenever I think deeply of this life , how it works and think of people , I always get back to rule #1:- Reality is depressing . and what makes us happy is our imagination or...
    Bash94 Bash94 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Everyone around me DOESNT seem to understand.. I told my friend "im getting 1,300 dollars im looking for a car-", without letting me finish what I was going to say he instantly...
    NotBiasedBAM NotBiasedBAM 18-21, M Feb 27

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    My husband is depressed and everything I say makes him feel bad. I can't talk to him about anything. I feel like I have to bottle everything up because he thinks anything bad is...
    SecretScorpio12 SecretScorpio12 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    I have been feeling very depressed lately. I just want to be alone.
    aestrada91 aestrada91 22-25, F Mar 4

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    I hate myself so much. I'm so stupid, lame and a failure . I am paranoid. I also have mood swings.I'm so depressed. I can't hardly do my work..I feel like I can’t do anything...
    qwerty724360 qwerty724360 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 5

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    i know what its like to feel like your worth nothing, have no purpose in life, and am never going to have a social life. i used to self harm but luckily i have stopped. i know how...
    that0one0guy7199 that0one0guy7199 22-25, M Mar 16

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    It's so hard to keep going. The pressures of adult life while trying to stay on top of these extremely demanding college classes. These things wouldn't be so bad if I wasn't so...
    pinkpearlite pinkpearlite 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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