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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... 56,118 People

    Every so often I tend to estrange persons in my

    life, I don't know why, but I become somewhat closed off, as if I go into protection mode.
    FallenAshesRise FallenAshesRise 26-30, F 4 Responses 2 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 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I thought I was slipping into depression,

    turns out I was just hungry :]
    bR0k3nWings bR0k3nWings 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 14, 2014

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    Today I just feel like I'm scum,

    like everybody that I want to realize is very far from me, and I'm useless. people like me doesn't deserve parenthood, I feel like I'm a terrible mother
    SarahiK SarahiK 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I just want to say thank you

    for those who've shared experiences, conversations, and emotions with me here, and i hope in any way big or small that ive helped, comforted, listened and also shared with you.
    Zack607 Zack607 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    helpmeimfukkedup helpmeimfukkedup 13-15, M 31 Responses Jan 10

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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 43 Responses Sep 22, 2012

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    I just wish you were here.

    .. I keep fearing that because I'm not close enough, I'm not there in flesh, that you might one day just walk away... I know you are scared about loosing me, but I'm just as scared to loose you... <3 please be strong so that one day we can make our dream come true and finally...
    catho catho 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I haven't hugged anybody in about 7

    or 8 years. I can't remember what affection feels like.
    hreinn hreinn 18-21, M 11 Responses 1 day 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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    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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    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 8 Responses Nov 12, 2014

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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 22-25, F 14 Responses Jul 13, 2014

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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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    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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    My life is like walking through one of those

    underground tornado shelter tunnels beneath a hospital. I feel like all the light I can see is the dim fluorescent and I'm just invisible walking along trying to get to my destination. I try to smile but all a smile is for me anymore is like me lifting my arm up. Just a body...
    Pianokeeper96 Pianokeeper96 18-21, M 4 Responses 1 day 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 11 Responses Jan 16

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    I am writing this. Cause I wanna die.

    no I won't kill myself. life is just too precious. But I'm tired of thinking about dying. I'm tired of being lonely and depressed and I'm just frustrated and sick and angry. I hate controlling my tears. but I hate crying. I just wanna burst out. rip myself apart. That.. right...
    DarkPrincess10 DarkPrincess10 18-21, F 14 Responses Dec 7, 2014

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    Roses are red nuts are brown this is a

    depression group sit Yo happy *** down
    Princeofnothing Princeofnothing 18-21, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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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 6 Responses Sep 30, 2014

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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 12 Responses Aug 7, 2014

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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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    I finally decided to write my last note.

    ..I know no one will claim me pr miss me...im sorry for the people at my work ..they will never suspected how deep and heavy my depression was...I tried..I gave all I had...I was a fighter.. proud of who I was...but I have to die..for my own safety...
    Sabina76 Sabina76 36-40, F 40 Responses Feb 25

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    Hey guys :) I need your precious advice.

    A year ago I,along with my family moved to another city and started a new life there.It was a drastic change as I missed all my friends deeply.But,I kept going on with the hope that I would, in no time make new friends and have a happy life.Unfortunately, in my school no one...
    veiledsorrows veiledsorrows 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I want to die. I can't remember the last time I

    didn't Feel like that. my psychiatrist told me I should make an effort. since I'm still here, isn't that what I've been doing? I wish someone could help me. its the hardest thing for me to ask for but I've been begging them to help me for months and nothings changed. I just want...
    c130patra c130patra 26-30, F 22 Responses Nov 3, 2014

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    Hey guys :) I need your precious advice.

    A year ago I,along with my family moved to another city and started a new life there.It was a drastic change as I missed all my friends deeply.But,I kept going on with the hope that I would, in no time make new friends and have a happy life.Unfortunately, in my school no one...
    veiledsorrows veiledsorrows 13-15, F 1 Response 6 hrs 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, 2014

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    At the end of the day no one gives a ****.

    Not friends, not family, everyone is selfish and self-absorbed. They don't really care, the only thing people give a **** about is their own ***. I feel like I have no one. No place to escape, no arms to run into. Nothing.
    moongirl03 moongirl03 18-21, F 12 Responses Dec 1, 2014

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

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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 11 Responses Dec 31, 2012

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    I'm getting bad again.

    I thought I had my life turned around until it all came shattering down. I have realized that you can't break the broken but the shards can still hurt.
    cmarie231 cmarie231 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days 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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    It hurts. It seriously,

    physically hurts. They'll never understand, and really, they don't want to.
    KyrBella KyrBella 13-15, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm just ******* done with people dragging me

    down. In school I can't even show my ideas without people going ahead and not even agnolaging I'm there. I mean serreously WTF! I just got a new counswerler named Sam after Jen left. I have been at my lowest point for months and I'm just done. I still think of suicide and my...
    Lolatux Lolatux 13-15, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Loneliness causes depression.

    Depression causes loneliness. Welcome to the full circle.
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M 6 Responses Sep 15, 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 10 Responses Jan 11

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    Thanks to some amazing friends,

    I finally had the courage to set up an appointment with a counselor. Hopefully, I'll get the treatment I need now.
    3lli 3lli 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    mydogotis mydogotis 18-21, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    13 yrs of not able to use my hands much due to

    an injury. Issue you for life. I've been depressed and I am low again. I'm broken unable to work can't make financial ends meet. Raising three kids on my own and one of my son has a proven learning issue. But he disagrees. So battling with him all the time. I feel terrible...
    flydragonfly flydragonfly 36-40, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    im 24 never had a relationship to any girl

    and it really got me deep inside, im in college rytnow and thought maybe i just focused my self into study rather than looking for gf..i wanted one but i dont know what to do, i know some decent girls in school but my fear is if ever they aggree to go out with me i might ended...
    joniel24 joniel24 70+, M 1 Response Feb 25

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    Today is not a good day.

    . I'm so tired of arguing..I should probably move on after 19 yrs of marriage..:(
    nala03 nala03 36-40, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    liznicole15 liznicole15 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I wanted to share this with YOU.

    ..in this group...fighting the depression and loneliness. How did we get here? Perhaps we finally believed the negatives we were bombarded with growing up. This video is amazing. Enjoy.http://www.ted.com/talks/shane_koyczan_to_this_day_for_the_bullied_and_beautiful TED Talks...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have Trigeminal Neuralgia,

    which is considered the most painful disorder known to science. I'd take contraction pains over this in a heartbeat. It's so rare, nobody can help me and nobody can understand. I detest my life, but unfortunately I have kids. After they are adults, I'm gone.
    shiznit365 shiznit365 26-30, F 3 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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    im so bored of life. im stuck here going

    through another lonley weekend. it doesnt matter what i do. everything seems to bore me. im bored, restless and lonley
    EnjoyTheSilenceX EnjoyTheSilenceX 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    With joy and optimism!

    ! No point in getting mad over small things in life! Anything that comes my way, i'll tackle with my heart!
    QuietFreedom QuietFreedom 13-15, M 12 Responses Sep 14, 2014