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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Hi there , im totally depressed and i dont know how to handle my emotions .. Im a christiam believer And im a bisexual .. Im married .. Im happy .. I really want a friend to share...
    daffodils1975 daffodils1975 36-40, M Apr 5

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    I'm almost 16 and pretty much for my whole life, I was depressed, I was hit often when I was young and I haven't seen my father often because he worked in a different country, but...
    tribes33 tribes33 13-15, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Dear depressed people, you know you mean a lot to some people okay maybe not a lot but there is still that one person that cares,,, always. you know you have one life,right? so why...
    SAVEtheHER0 SAVEtheHER0 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Well, it is no secret because I know. Is that all matters? No, but it seems like it. With my circumstances and the live and "family" I am stuck in, I suffer depression and nobody...
    ColourmeAmb ColourmeAmb 18-21, F Apr 10

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    I never realized it until today but I actually have been depressed for almost 3 years. Probably longer. I used to be super depressed everyday. But now I'm just depressed in general...
    allytoledodiaz allytoledodiaz 13-15, F Mar 29

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    I go through cycles of horrible clinical depression and feelings of neutrality/apathy. I was on medications for about two and a half years and felt great. So great that my...
    AlyxB AlyxB 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I am very depressed due to my prostate problem and my mum with cancer. Yesterday when I went to see the doctor and the doctor said maybe it's prostate enlargement but he said...
    sadboi sadboi 26-30, M Apr 14

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    Oh my god, I'm so tired of this. I'm so sick of being alive. I hate myself in every single way. I don't want to keeping living anymore. I want to die. I don't want to go to college...
    mysteryhatcat mysteryhatcat 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    i wouldn't say that I'm a real, dreamer.. okay maybe i am. I tend to spend Majority of my time thinking. And thinking about life seems to be the only thing i can do. To be honest...
    LifeAfterBlake LifeAfterBlake 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I think my husband is depressed which in turn (if possible) I think is making me depressed as well. Is depression catching? He appears to blame me for the way he is or at least...
    EllyC EllyC 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    This is another stupid non-'experience' i've seen on here. How does Facebook out of all websites (especially this one) make someone feel depressed? Because you have no friends? No...
    Yogurtree Yogurtree 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 13

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    So i went to the doctors today..... For a college physical....... While i waited on the doctor they told me to take off everything but my underwear and put on a paper gown...
    KiritoKazuto KiritoKazuto 18-21, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Ever since this school year started, I have been overly depressed. So many things have been going on in my life-school and home. At home, my parents have been fighting. I've been...
    sassysarah98 sassysarah98 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I'm just been so depressed lately i mean I have two good friends but they don't understand what I'm going to go through what makes me even more angry is that my mom always tells I...
    saladbarchris saladbarchris 13-15, M Mar 25

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    its an unending circle. i am depressed because i am lonely and i feel i am alone because i am depressed. I can start any conversation you want online. i feel ok to be me online...
    confused623 confused623 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    I am so terribly unhappy and lonely. I cut, I have and eating disorder, and I am so depressed that I can't even get out of bed in the morning. I can't get over this without...
    just1a2girl3 just1a2girl3 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 1

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    Yesterday was a particularly bad day for me, I took a pill for the first time since I tried to kill myself through an overdose and all the feelings from that day came back. The...
    anon1995 anon1995 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I just went to the wash room and starting to feel abit difficult to let it out. I guess there's really something serious about my prostate. I hope is not cancer. I feel really...
    sadboi sadboi 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 15

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    I'm a teenager but I think I'm depressed. I've been depressed in the past before but I think it's come back to haunt me. I wear nothing but giant jackets and jeans all year round...
    iLoveAsjohn iLoveAsjohn 16-17, F a week ago

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    All I want is to have my bladder and prostate ultrasound done, and receive the correct treatment, but it's so hard. The hospital I went for two times the doctor were not helpful...
    sadboi sadboi 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    Watching my mum playing candy crush, seeing her smile. I used to share all my problem with my mum. And she's always there for me. But I couldn't share with her about my urinary...
    sadboi sadboi 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    i worked so hard to loose 60 pounds, size large to small. i recently got depressed and lonley and turned to food i gained 10 pounds back, everything fits tighter now. i have no...
    lizbeth1994 lizbeth1994 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm just about to finish my first year of uni but I really don't know if I want to carry on. I had depression for 2 years before I went to uni, but it has gotten so much worse...
    anon1995 anon1995 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    1. When I was 8 my great grandmother died. 2. I cried everyday for 2 years after, and still do sometimes. 3. I'm Wiccan. 4. I'm "in the broom closet" 5. Same Love by Macklemore...
    HeyItsMexox HeyItsMexox 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I'm not writing this to speak of myself ,I've done that already in my storys & confessions here I want people here to read this to know that life can change for the better...
    bob350 bob350 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I don't get it! One minute you'll be having a wonderful day! All excited and happy and the next minute your broken down and sad and you feel like your worthless except for no...
    EmoPanda3 EmoPanda3 13-15, F Mar 26

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    i hate that i feel like my own happiness depends on having ppl interact with me, showing me attention. the moment im ignored. i feel lonely, depressed, worthless, no good, just all...
    hallowedwillow hallowedwillow 26-30, F Mar 27

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    I'm starting to go back and forth between being depressed, and being perfectly fine. In order for people to fully understand how I am feeling, here is my story. I started out the...
    SaronaOsamaru SaronaOsamaru 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    So... Yesterday marked 6 months since I was put in a hospital room for four hours, cameras in each corner, wearing nothing but a hospital gown and a necklace I refused to take off...
    yourguardianangel9613 yourguardianangel9613 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I told my friend I'm severely depressed and cut and have anorexia and then she tried to one-up me by telling me that she is depressed when she has a near perfect life. Then she...
    just1a2girl3 just1a2girl3 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I broke up with my bf of 6 years, not because I didn't love him or care about him. But because we went through a lot and I had a lot to get over. So I broke up with him so I...
    feelinglost84 feelinglost84 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    April 3. Acceptance. Surrender to the moment. Ride it out and through, for all it's worth. Throw yourself into it. Stop resisting. So much of our anguish is created when we are...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Apr 3

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F Apr 13

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    Depression comes and goes with me. Last night, it came to me. And this morning, I took an anti-depressant to help me go thru the day at work and whenever. I feel cheerful and...
    littlemisslight littlemisslight 26-30, F Apr 14

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    Nothing ever goes my way. I'm tried of struggling with everything I do. I wish just once things fell into place in my life. It looks like everyone I talk to is moving on with their...
    goldengirl24 goldengirl24 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I have been depressed for years and under control through medication. Lately though, the fog has returned. All I can think about is how my successes in life are a fluke and I am...
    Foodude Foodude 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    I was super depressed today. I actually still am typing this. Any words of encouragement? I'm bipolar and the meds did not work today for some reason, or something happened...
    Audrina14 Audrina14 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Am i the only one who does want to stop being depressed but i sorta dont know what id do without it..? Its always there. And i cant even remember who or what i was before it...
    Sorendino1 Sorendino1 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Hey! I'm new here at EP and I really need someone to talk to, good advice, experiences and such.. I don't know what to do! My boyfriend did do drugs and tried to take his own life...
    lilcarey lilcarey 22-25, F Mar 27

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    I know I have to go on but I can't do it anymore. I am so depressed and unhappy. I just can't stop crying and wishing to be dead everyday. I feel like an alien since I was born...
    blackjasmine blackjasmine 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I don't tell many my life and it's killing me. I am 13 years old and for the past 13 years things have happened. when I was younger I had to deal with my severally autistic sister...
    sniffew sniffew 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    I am so depressed, I have been for years, I cut so bad that I can never wear shorts, I have scars all over my body, I don't want to get out of bed in the mornings and I have burns...
    imasecretdisaster imasecretdisaster 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Girl problems... I love her she doesn't even know it. All she thinks of me is her BROTHER. And she has a boyfriend :/ a complete douche who smoked weed and hangs out with the most...
    MrUnkn0wn MrUnkn0wn 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    I've always have a severe depression and when I got my dog she made it better but I still just want to cry and I have no clue why and I have no clue why I'm so depressed I have...
    deadwolvesdodance deadwolvesdodance 13-15, F Apr 4

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