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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... 41,479 People

    I Don'T...

    I don't cry alone at night I don't wish I was dead I don't feel sad or mad all the time I don't miss the person I love that I can never have I don't cut myself when life's too much to take I don't hide my feelings from my family I don't not feel anymore I don't have trust...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Oct 9, 2013

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    I wake up and feel horrible

    as I know what the day has planed like every other day I get up feel empty loanly upset and as I have no one around I think about it all witch I can't help as I don't just feel a hurt feeling but I feel phisical pain that even tho it's bad but the pain diverts my thoults so...
    Rossthayer Rossthayer 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am hoping to connect with someone

    and make a friend or two. I am completely miserable right now, and like at this moment I just randomly break down. I'm not strong at all and am extremely sensitive and hope that out of joining this sight I can battle my depression loneliness and lack of confidence I've lost many...
    sweetgoddess92 sweetgoddess92 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 17

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    You know when you're

    so depressed that you can't even move? And it feels like you're physically sick? And you just want to talk to someone about it, but you don't want to say anything to anyone? So instead of faking smiles and laughs and 'lol's you just keep to yourself, but you only feel worst...
    Breeya Breeya 18-21, F 10 Responses Aug 13

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    Seeing as how my entire family lives in another

    country and I live here for job reasons, I can honestly say that I battle my inner demons constantly. I do have a few close acquaintances, but getting home from work everyday to an empty place with not even a pet, it totally kills me. Depression, loneliness, suicidal thoughts...
    thethirdman49 thethirdman49 36-40, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I wonder why I'm still alive.

    It's too late. I will never have the life I thought I would. Nobody wants me, I'm damaged goods. Relationships never work because I'm not good enough. Why can't people just be real?? I wonder how much longer I have to endure this life??
    XjustbreatheX XjustbreatheX 31-35, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    The thing with depression is

    that unless you have it, or have had it, you can never fully understand what it is like. This is my way of explaining it. Depression is like you have been thrown into the middle of the ocean, but you've never learnt how to swim. There are people around you screaming at you to...
    ameliap ameliap 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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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 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    How darkest this sadness can be?

    I want to sleep forever.
    IsabelMath IsabelMath 18-21, F 11 Responses Aug 16

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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 4 Responses Nov 30, 2013

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    Feeling so utterly alone.

    .. I just want to trash the whole house and break down...
    MysticallyForbidden MysticallyForbidden 18-21, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    i'm so sad these days

    and I feel like i'm missing someone I've never met. I just need someone to talk to.
    bookwormcentral bookwormcentral 16-17, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Someday so wake up I'm fine I'm happy

    and can't wait to get the day started.But at times I just wanna be left alone and not talk to anyone and just isolate myself from everyone I feel like my so call friends don't understand anything I feel like they don't care to find out anything about me. How am I doing how am I...
    Halo85 Halo85 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Sleep is the only freedom I know.

    I have a lot of issues my god lol
    kpweant1 kpweant1 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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    I feel alone all the time ever

    since my friend has moved away. We used to do everything together. She used to be like my sister. She protected me from the bullies in the world. She supported my differences. Now she isnt here....and theres a hole in my heart. Ill always be alone
    hashiba hashiba 16-17, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    cristalbae1 cristalbae1 16-17, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    Its been a while since ive opened up about my

    life and my feelings to anyone. My life is pretty much a mess right now. It always has been. I've never gone a day without crying and it just hurts a lot. Im glad i joined EP because even though im new here i feel like we are all a family for some reason lol but you know yeah
    bubbleskk bubbleskk 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    ATTENTION: ALL DEPRESSED,

    LONELY, and ANTISOCIAL PEOPLE!!! Hi.
    Zack607 Zack607 22-25, M 21 Responses Jul 26

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    Everyday I go through life hiding my inner

    thoughts and sometimes I isolate for days and I isolate because I have hurt people and it kills me to see them in pain. Everyday I hide emotions no one has ever known the deep dark emotion I have and as I crawl deeper to the pit I can't stop everything I do I do wrong and I just...
    Superacota Superacota 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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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

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    My dad died a few months ago

    and i miss him a lot. Honestly,he was the only person i could trust when it comes to all my feelings and problems but now he's gone its really hard. I don't feel like i can share any of my problems to my mum. I never really have told her anything. Im lonely and i cry myself to...
    bubbleskk bubbleskk 13-15, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am so depressed. I literally think about

    killing myself every single day of my life, but I'm too much of a coward to go through with it. I'm sick of living. I have no friends, and I never will. Everytime I think i find out, they abandon me and make me more suicidal than ever. I am so sick and tired of this waste of an...
    blipsycat1 blipsycat1 18-21, M 32 Responses Jul 16

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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 26-30, F 16 Responses Dec 29, 2012

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    Being left by your 'friends' just makes

    everything worse. Someone please talk to me 😣
    Notterzz17 Notterzz17 13-15, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I feel so alone. I have no friends.

    My family doesn't talk to me unless they want something. My only social interaction other than my boyfriend is at work. I live in a town full of old people and snooty tourists that expect the town to cater to their whim. I have no hope of making friends here but I can't move if...
    lookingforwhat lookingforwhat 26-30, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hi, I just want to say

    that I am here for anyone who needs someone to listen or someone to give them advice. I will be honest and I will be myself. I know how you feel and it sucks so much. It hurts so much, feeling all alone with so much feelings yet so much emptiness. I just know that I don't want...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 22

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    They say "Pain is temporary,

    and forever is the gain" But in reality pain never stops and it all goes to vain, After all the suffering You start to sense your life is just a disdain From birth till death, from dusk till dawn You keep wondering where your happiness has gone, Bad decisions and regrets eat you...
    depressedguy22 depressedguy22 22-25, M 5 Responses Jul 6

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    I have to keep as much

    as I can from my parents otherwise they will tell my school and take me out, I can't even tell my therapist everything which is hard considering I'm starting CBT.
    jvenables jvenables 13-15, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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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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    I fight depression and the fear of abandonment

    everyday. What makes it worst is that I am married and still fear it. Try to explain it to my wife and she helps for awhile and than distant herself. It becoming a up and down roller-coaster.
    dom8869 dom8869 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Yep. Done. And. Dusted.

    Over. Everything.
    cristalbae1 cristalbae1 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days 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 93 Responses Jun 2, 2010

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    I want to die. Everyone thinks i'm worthless

    and nobody cares. Several times my dad told me he doesn't care about me anymore. I want to commit suicide and just get it over with. and my friends... the other day they all planned to leave me behind and that's what they did :( i don't have anyone by my side... no friends, my...
    devin156 devin156 16-17, F 8 Responses Jul 8

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    yoganandarita yoganandarita 51-55, F 31 Responses May 6

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    Everyday is a battle,

    I am always facing my demons, and sometimes even the devil himself but I won't give up; not now, not ever because I know once this is over, I will be stronger than ever
    KolbySC KolbySC 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Write about your experienceIt is nothing new

    because I have been doing this since the day I found out the world we live in is a hell and I am one of its biggest mistakes. It’s more like I have to try hard to not getting joked on by people I don’t care about and failure means physical, mental, and spiritual torture.
    Unknown1047 Unknown1047 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    i feel like i hate everyone in my life

    and I want to abandon it and start over somewhere new. im tired of feeling like i cant connect with anyone. im so outgoing but i feel completely alone. im an honest and fun person (i guess only to me). im sick and tired of always being by myself. or feeling like no one gets me...
    alwaysgloomy alwaysgloomy 18-21, F 14 Responses Jul 13

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    Zack607 Zack607 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Today has been bad. I couldn't get out of bed .

    ... I just slept for 15 hours. I feel friendless and alone with no way out. I am a razor's edge away from a razor's edge. Getting tired of fighting.
    cvann5 cvann5 51-55, M 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't talk to anyone about anything

    and it's ripping me apart. I'm so quiet and just want everyone to be happy I have a lot of self issues and all my friends are going to college I'm just extremely alone
    jcelli jcelli 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 13

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    I've had a rocky relationship with my daddy

    this past year. He's never had to deal with a child with so many mental illnesses and most days he just doesn't know what to do. Which makes him have bursts of anger because he's so frustrated with life. But today was so very different than all the other days. We weren't...
    Anniethinksyourebeautiful Anniethinksyourebeautiful 13-15, F 3 Responses May 21

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    I live in a dark dark place.

    There's no way out of the darkness. The harder I try the deeper I sink. Nothing brings me out. I don't think anyone knows or maybe they just don't care. I stay quiet and in my room as much as possible lost in my own thoughts. I look for ways out. I don't have any friends. I can...
    cinch cinch 46-50, F 13 Responses Aug 7

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    My Life

    I'm perceived as the funny guy. The guy that makes jokes. In a way it's a facade. I use it to hide who I am. What's inside of me. I appreciate humor so when I talk to people I use it. I'm very creative. They say a poor life gifts you with arts. In a way I should be thankful... My...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M 11 Responses Feb 3, 2013

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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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    I look inside myself

    and all I see is.. black
    XxSxarletxX XxSxarletxX 16-17, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've suffered depression

    for almost as long as I can remember. I can still remember when it first started affecting me, i was still in primary school, before school started one day I arrived early and found myself crying in some quiet corner alone. A few years ago, i found myself falling in love with...
    RitchB93 RitchB93 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    My Last Letter When I Was 14.

    When I was fourteen I was really depressed so I decided to kill myself. Before I died I wanted to leave a note to my only friend Karla and this is how it went: Stars like diamonds in the sky, They are the things that help me get by. They shine so bright in my eyes, They are the...
    Unabletoconnect Unabletoconnect 18-21, F 8 Responses Sep 2, 2013

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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 38 Responses Jan 18, 2013

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    It's getting worse everyday,

    I feel like I'm starting to go insane. I don't want to kill myself because I'm afraid of the pain. I just want to not wake up one day. I'm so done with living
    laurapeniuk laurapeniuk 18-21, F 4 Responses 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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    TheKDoomsday TheKDoomsday 13-15, F 1 Response May 25

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    No doubt I will loathe myself

    for this tmw, but here's another thing I just wrote. Reading helped me when in my younger years I was suddenly plunged into a world of depression and not even understanding what it was I was dealing with, or what I was supposed to do with my life that suddenly had become an...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have been struggling

    because people tell me that I am a good, lovely, awesome person. But I am not. Its like, even if I hurt them, they choose to ignore all my disgusting flaws. Or just generally, because they only see my good side. You cannot judge the whole picture if you only see a fraction of it...
    LostApothecary LostApothecary 16-17, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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