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I Fight Depression and Loneliness Everyday

do you fight depression? do you fight loneliness? then come and join people who know and understand... 60,222 People

    You call me stupid? I fake a smile everyday

    and you believe it. I force a laugh and you think I'm happy. Who's stupid now?
    BlackRosesAmongLilies BlackRosesAmongLilies 13-15 6 Responses Mar 18

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    I'm so depressed and lonely right now.

    Lost any joy I had with whatever games I own. And nothing nice to watch on TV. No friends or girlfriend to call. Nothing to do, just lying on my bed trying to decide whether to sleep or get up and do something. Why am I typing this? don't know, something to do I suppose.
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Mar 11

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    I've been fighting this shot

    since I was 13, I'm 25 now. Everybody always says thing won't be this way forever. I'm starting to feel that line is a bunch of bull. I'm really getting tired of this fight. I'm ready to stop fighting, it really isn't worth it anymore.
    DancesWithUnicorns DancesWithUnicorns 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Aint That The Truth!!!!!!!

    when i was younger....id put my arms in my shirt and pretend i had no arms. Would restart video games whenever i knew i was going to lose. Slept with all my stuffed animals as a child so none of them got offended.. had that one pen with 4 colours and tried to push all the buttons...
    soulsearchingforever soulsearchingforever 31-35, F 16 Responses Dec 29, 2012

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    'Cause I've a weak heart,

    baby, I've a weak heart Such a weak heart, baby, I've a weak heart ♫
    v1ni v1ni 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    Minnowshi Minnowshi 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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    A Crap Life

    Everyday i hate waking up i dread it. same old crap going through the motions smiling even if i dont want to i have a family but feel i am taken for granted eveyday i still feel as if i live alone at the moment i am even having trouble feeling happy about anything and considered...
    mamdo2 mamdo2 36-40, F 44 Responses Sep 22, 2012

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    Some people feel miserable within the easiest

    and most comfortable of lives. And some people manage to cope when horrible things happen. Could feelings be overrated if so unattached to real life? Most of the world's poor are too desperate to waste time and energy indulging in how they feel. Try getting neutral. Just try...
    WattDeFalk WattDeFalk 56-60, T 5 hrs ago

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    (I just wrote this reply to someone

    who was commenting about feeling better, and what follows is my reply, but because it wasn't particularly appropriate to the thread as a whole I decided to post it here) That's nice, everyone deserves to be happy. However one must be careful not to expect all depressed people...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 28, 2014

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    I cutted my wrist again

    and each time it feels a bit worse I am drowning please I need u guys by my side
    Sara2102 Sara2102 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Ok so i recently revealed to my girlfriend i am

    going to be getting a lip piercing next week. I have been wanting this for a long time but my girlfriend bit at the idea and has not talked to me since. As you can probably tell i am very angry but i am getting it because i do what makes me happy, so be it if she leaves me...
    Usernamesalreadytaken Usernamesalreadytaken 16-17, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I miss my boys. I am

    so very alone after my divorce and haven't seen my boys in three years. It's not that I don't care about them, it's that they live over 1,000 miles away and I can't afford to visit them. They are growing up without me and I hurt without them. Days like today I walk the thin line...
    cvann5 cvann5 51-55, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    May we awake every morning relishing a few

    moments warm secure and depression-free, before painful memories return to change us back to that less-healthy state. I fight depression building on those remembered moments of morning calm... because I know that's my true heart finally getting through the habitual noisy whining...
    WattDeFalk WattDeFalk 56-60, T 3 days ago

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    I think that I have beat my depression!

    It's a great feeling to be able to throw a razor away and not give a damn.
    Breeya Breeya 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    The sad part about depression,

    is when u burst out crying alone in your room, and u realize that no one truly knows how unhappy u are bcz u don't know how to explain whats going on and no one wants to listen either..
    Rourou19 Rourou19 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 11

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    I guess it's just one of those nights.

    .. I hate these nights. All I want to do is cuddle up in a ball, my music so loud I can feel the beating of the base through my headphones, and cry myself to sleep. But I have to just stay strong. So really, it's just one of those nights.
    bnwilliams11 bnwilliams11 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Trying To Love...

    Falling in love...or being in love when you suffer from depression seems like a monumental task to the person suffering from it... It takes an incredible amount of trust. You have to look at yourself, wade through all the negative self talk that you hear in your head all the...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F 12 Responses Dec 31, 2012

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    It's hard to continue living your life

    when all you can think about is ending it.
    MaryJay712 MaryJay712 16-17, F 5 Responses Sep 30, 2014

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    Hi I'm 17 and very confused.

    I used to be the happiest person ever, everyone would always say how every time they saw me I was smiling and I even got yelled at my my coaches for smiling too much. But my smile wasn't exactly because I was so happy it was just something I did out of nervousness and insecurity...
    Kayleehm Kayleehm 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Embarrassed much? Yes.

    It is embarrassing, isn't it? It is embarrassing to be ruled by feelings such as sadness, emptiness, fear, low self esteem.. 45 years old and I find myself starting over again. What once came too easily, now seems unreachable. I know. I KNOW that it is me stopping me. I know...
    discovery5 discovery5 41-45, F 12 Responses Jan 16

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    I thought I was slipping into depression,

    turns out I was just hungry :]
    bR0k3nWings bR0k3nWings 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 14, 2014

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    I just want to get as far away from society

    and the bullshit of everyday life. Maybe go up to Alaska and live off the land
    shyguy247 shyguy247 26-30, M 7 Responses Nov 12, 2014

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    I went to the graveyard yesterday.

    It was my mommy's birthday and I brought flowers for mommy's and daddy's grave. After I placed down the flowers I started to talk to my mommy and daddy about the things that I experiences lately. People were looking at me with sad faces. And were talking quietly. They said...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Apr 24

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    ATTENTION: ALL DEPRESSED,

    LONELY, and ANTISOCIAL PEOPLE!!! Hi.
    Zack607 Zack607 22-25, M 20 Responses Jul 26, 2014

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    Hope?

    Loneliness is one of the more constricting emotions I experience. It’s the emptiness of being invisible in a room full of people. It’s the desolate feeling of struggling without stirring compassion. I see people move forward with their lives and I see those who are involved...
    CoopSmith CoopSmith 26-30, M 5 Responses Nov 30, 2013

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    I'm still fighting it.

    I'm trying to be happy, but what's the point in trying if it's just going to be ruined in 5-10 minutes? I really just wish I could get it over with but I can't, so here I am...still fighting through it. I just wish that when someone says they're gonna try and help me feel better...
    emylauren27 emylauren27 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Y'know the Bre'er Rabbit story of the tar baby?

    You can choose not to fight it & realize it's a fake. Is the first feeling you notice necessarily truest? I've learned WELL-BEING can be a choice more easily as you REGULARLY PRACTICE some study. Thankfully not proudly, your friend.
    WattDeFalk WattDeFalk 56-60, T 3 days ago

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    Hello everyone My name is Alexys,

    I am currently 16 years old. Before I start my story I want to say that life is precious no matter what and nobody should ever take away their life. I'm 16 my birthday is Dec 24 Christmas Eve, cool Huh? Well I've always been a good normal child, I remember playing with my...
    imalexys imalexys 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    I'm stressed. message

    and comment me peoples
    playr435 playr435 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Telling someone with depression to "just be

    happy" or "just smile" is like tossing a kid with no arms into a lake and saying "just swim"
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 4

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    I have always felt unhappy

    since was a teenager and that people around me did not understand me. I had friends, of course, but most of them were not the sort of friends that I would feel comfortable telling them everything. For some reason I just could not feel connected with my so-called friends, and I...
    lonelywriter2015 lonelywriter2015 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    im 16, and i want to die.

    i feel like i have literally nobody at school, theres people i talk to, but there not real friends, i have 2 friends who know im depressed, but theyve never felt this way so they dont get it. they try to help but they cant really cuz they dont know what depressions like. i...
    Depressedgolfer96 Depressedgolfer96 16-17, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Stay strong! Even thou sometimes it's hard,

    have trust in yourself be brave
    inconnue9 inconnue9 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Ever have a day where you want to just take the

    day off from life? Curl up into the fetal position and disappear, cry, yell, and get all other emotions out of you, in hopes that you may feel normal for a little while?
    readum16 readum16 26-30, F 11 Responses Mar 16

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    Alot of times I feel out of place.

    I feel unwanted and invisible. Sometimes when a person talks about someone great they say soo much good about them. I've never had someone put me on a pedestal like that.
    ElSabre101 ElSabre101 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Find the strength in your sorrows they say.

    ...but my mind drowns in filth everyday. I can't find the strength to get out if bed, much less this conglomeration of evil swimming in my head. Angel of death, why didn't you kiss me goodnight the day my love knocked me down? For mine is no story of lost and found. It's lost...
    KittyLeitz KittyLeitz 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Let Me Help You With The Fight:

    The number one thing I see on here is depression, what a tough topic to cover… It affects all ages, it affects people to different extents, and each person is unique. I’ll try to cover things that will help EVERYONE who is feeling down and I really hope I make an impact on...
    deleted deleted 26-30 37 Responses Jan 18, 2013

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    i've ever been in place

    where i am not exist for others, place where no one wants to sit next to me, place where friends are just people who stuck with you, place where no one will even care if your phone die.
    Gina1993 Gina1993 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    How I Beat Depression

    First off, I want to say that I'm not a doctor, nor would I want to be. More and more, it just seems they are pawns of Big Pharma, handing out prescriptions like candy. This is NOT right! Our bodies, minds, and spirits are nourished by food, exercise, interaction with others, and...
    Cargoyle Cargoyle 36-40, M 7 Responses Feb 7, 2011

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    How can there be so many people on the planet

    and so many lonely. I smile but inside I'm screaming HELP ME! Just care...Hold me, love me. Don't just say hello and keep walking. Don't tell me you can't give me what I need, when I ask for a hug. Don't ask how I'm doing when you don't care. Don't be there only when it's...
    rubyjuly rubyjuly 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 23

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    startingover34 startingover34 31-35, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I Feel Sad And Lonely

    I'm 20 years old. I feel like I should be having the best time of my life right now, but I'm not. I feel so lonely and worthless. Nobody wants to hang out with me. I always call people and everyone is "busy". I don't even know why this is happening to me Why me? Weekends are...
    sadgirl20 sadgirl20 22-25, F 95 Responses Jun 2, 2010

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    I am broken. I am sick.

    My soul is torn, shattered, I'm needy. That's ok. Because I was never raised. I was never cultivated. It's ok. I'll be ok. I think.....I just want to be fixed in the ways that I've been so broken. I didn't do this on my own. I know that "my life is in my hands" but if...
    expressivelyMe expressivelyMe 36-40, F 8 Responses Aug 5, 2014

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    "I'm worthless, I suck,

    life sucks, I wish I could end it all..." that's listening to toxic stories. Changing to better stories is neither impossible nor easy. If you feel listening to that poison is more real and true than developing a feeling of hope, that's only because you're most familiar with the...
    WattDeFalk WattDeFalk 56-60, T 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    helpmeimfukkedup helpmeimfukkedup 13-15, M 29 Responses Jan 10

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    It's a constant battle to keep my head up,

    to attempt to follow the sun. As much as I want a choice, I know that w children there is no out... Nor a choice
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 1 day ago

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