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I Get Depressed

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 318 People

    I Want Things To Change So Badly

    I am now 31 years old and I have a social anxiety disorder that has destroyed my life in making any friends.  I have been afraid of what people think of me even people I don't know!  I realize its crazy but everyday is a replay of the last day.  I have a roommate and he is the...
    firstkid52650 firstkid52650 31-35 1 Response Oct 20, 2011

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    I Have Ptsd And Depression

    No telling how long I`ve had depression but was diagnosed with PTSD in 2007 and have been on anti-depressant since then. I know that I`ll be taking meds the rest of my life but at least I know what is going on and most of the I`m ok but every once in a while something will kick...
    Pmacphoto Pmacphoto 66-70, M 1 Response Sep 9, 2012

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    I Despise The Feelings Of Being Depressed

    I'm sick of that dreadful feeling where anger and irritation fills the days or you can't help but hate the world for longer than what should be considered normal. Suddenly suicide is on the mind, and the world is against me, the world they world doesn't even know exists. I have...
    Rushio Rushio 16-17, M Nov 22, 2013

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    Mother's Day Is A Hard Day For Me

    Our daughter was born with heart trouble in1989 her value was closing up. Doctors thought she would not need surgery until she was five years old.Wrong she had to at three and a half months old. So that Mother's Day was so special I had my husband,our daughter's my mother...
    Lizzy2046 Lizzy2046 46-50, F 4 Responses May 6, 2010

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    Help

    I get so depressed. it's an awful feeling. I'm never good enough. I'm always the quiet girl. I wish I was happy. I know it won't happen for awhile
    Maeli536 Maeli536 18-21, F Aug 3, 2013

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    Spells of It..

    I just get depression spells. They've been dwindling, but when i think they're gone they always come back.... I want to be rid of them forever. I get depressed over silly things, which is why i think i need a psychiatrist. Anyway. I usually can get myself out of the moods i get...
    candiipup candiipup 22-25, F Mar 31, 2008

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    it's been hard to find complete happiness the

    past couple of years, and now I've been like..Actually depressed for the past 2 months. the situations I have going on take such a toll on me. I'm so irritable and become so angry at life sometimes and feel like a failure. I want things to change. I want to be happy..
    Thinking42morrow Thinking42morrow 18-21, M Feb 8

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    Rightnow

    and i dont know what to do about it  :(
    surfinusa surfinusa 41-45 1 Response Sep 21, 2008

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    Days Like Today...

    I have slight depression issues that arise every now and then. It is not too often that I have to deal with the depression, but today is definitely one of those day. It is never good to have both depression and stress at the same time, at least not for me. Today I just feel like...
    shiningstar13 shiningstar13 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 11, 2012

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    My depression gets worse

    and worse, I almost cry everyday. But when i don't do anything about it, it turns to pure anger. I juat want to fight someone. I think I'm going to start seriously training in mixed martial arts.
    robor98 robor98 16-17, M Apr 13

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    Why Im Depressed

    I was born in Vancouver,Canada in 1981. Moved to Mexico City for the first 5 years of my life. The physical abuse started before I was born, my dad would punch my mom in The stomach and beat her. I can remember from about 3-4 years old and on. My dad wasn't an alcoholic or drug...
    libra604 libra604 26-30, M Jan 28, 2012

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    I Get Depressed With Life

    I look around me and I see happy people or are they people who pretend to be happy! I just tell people yes I'm ok which is true to a point unless I really let life get me down. Why I do that is they really don't know me and my life is so depressing so many heartaches over...
    Lizzy2046 Lizzy2046 46-50, F Mar 19, 2010

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    For some reason, I get depressed on my Birthday.

    I can't explain it, but maybe because I've had so many let downs. This year will be different!
    Effybear77 Effybear77 22-25, M May 18

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    I don't know what love is any more I feel

    abandoned and I can't trust any one lost my dad lost me grandma in death and me mother never understand she never with me I just wonder will it get better I don't even know why I live ever day I don't want to get up just fall in to a deep sleep and never wake up I can never...
    saulcabrera saulcabrera 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    While I do suffer from depression,

    this is actually about my general opinion on depression: I spotted an interesting BBC documentary on depression on YouTube today. I honestly think part of the problem has to do with the pressure society puts on you to "get it together". We smack each other around with cliche...
    OmBeauty OmBeauty 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    Do Not.......

         Do not undertermine your worth by comparing yourself with others. It is because we are different that each of us is special. Donot set your goals by what other people deem important. Only you know whats best for you. Donot let your Life slip through...
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F Aug 22, 2010

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    I get depressed very often lately

    because nothing lately is going well. I try to look on the positive said and to keep happy but it just isn't enough. I became so numb to this feeling and it needs to stop! I'v been on depression pills for over 2 years now amd the doctor ups the dosage every time i say they don't...
    stephaniejade7 stephaniejade7 16-17, F Jan 14

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    I Try to Be Happy But Life Brings Me Down Now and Then

     There is so much of my life that I take for granted.  There are so many people that have it worse off then I do.  I should be pleased with the things I have and the people in my life that love me.  I have a great future to dream about for myself if I work...
    denverguy denverguy 36-40, M 7 Responses Aug 25, 2009

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    Got A Headache

    Today was a dreadful day and I was actually starting it off quite well. I found out that the car maintenance/dealership had already fixed some thing on the car, however, the communication barrier in Germany is pretty bad. I asked them about the all the things that I wanted fixed...
    2008frenchie 2008frenchie 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 22, 2010

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    The problem is with the depression comes two

    things, 1) A desire to smoke weed and get stoned, 2) I get horny as hell and can't look at women without thinking what would be fun with them. Now number one is something that I could do quite easily but I abstain from which makes it all worse (I think I am generally too old...
    pwis2648 pwis2648 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I used to be more depressed,

    but now I gotten better. But, this is what I recommend for anyone with depression. This is how I technically got over it. Only once in a while I'm depressed, but not all the time. It's better. Grab a journal. The first page, write goals. Example: -Clear Acne -Lose Weight...
    KiraAnkoku71 KiraAnkoku71 22-25, F Jan 24

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    Do Not.......

         Do not undertermine your worth by comparing yourself with others. It is because we are different that each of us is special. Donot set your goals by what other people deem important. Only you know whats best for you. Donot let your Life slip through...
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2010

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    Slow Death

    i dont normally talk about stuff like this. im 24 years old now and i have always been depressed and and wanted to die. when i was young i got a hearing loss so i had to ware hearing aids.the public school i went to sent me to a different school so i could be with another school...
    slowdeath slowdeath 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 27, 2010

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    It's been a while now

    since I can't sleep properly at night and I'm always in bed thinking and not bothered to go outside. Even if I go outside il want to go back home. Do I call this some sort of depression ?
    Nadaax Nadaax 18-21, F Jan 25

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    Misunderstood

    The past two years ago I have become so vulnerable. When I was younger I used to get abused by my dad. Everyday I get criticized on the way I look by my Mom. My mom would always tell me how fat and ugly I am. But her and my dad are the only one who see's it none of my friends or...
    RhythmOfLove RhythmOfLove 16-17, F Jun 9, 2012

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    I Just Want Help

    I'm 16 years old, from England and I want to know something. Do you think I could see a councillor or something without my parents finding out? I know you'd probably say I should talk to my parents about it but there's no way that I will. I have issues. It completely embarrasses...
    amysfc95 amysfc95 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 6, 2011

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    eeeosborne eeeosborne 13-15, F Jul 21

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    Ex girlfriend is single and secretly texting me again. Not sure what to make of it. Depressed again. :p
    System113 System113 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    So, I know someone who is depressed. That someone is not just a someone either, it's surprisingly, a teacher. People don't notice that he has been depressed, but I actually do...
    andiminlovewithyou andiminlovewithyou 22-25 Oct 3

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    for the longest time, when I was younger, I thought I was special. I thought I was unique and I thought I was going to change the world. Of course as I got older I realized I wasn...
    darkestpartofmymind33 darkestpartofmymind33 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    My story is probably similar to a lot of people's but I just wanted to get it out there in the world to tell somebody how I feel. I've grown up in what many would call the...
    goodloot3 goodloot3 22-25, M 5 Responses Oct 10

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    My parents aren't abusive or anything although I don't have a very good relationship with them, I told them about how depressed I was and how I wanted to die. I partially expected...
    losingthespark losingthespark 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    The depression went away i was back to myself. After the summer was over i became depressed again. Everyday i wake up i just stay in my bed my house is a mess . The summer house...
    sadmoma sadmoma 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    Sometimes I think so much that it's my mind is my own worst enemy. Usually when it's my girly time of the month, (sorry) I get super emotional and start thinking about everything...
    lydianneverly lydianneverly 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    I have recently started graduate school, I have worked so hard to get here. My partner and I moved across the country so that I could attend this school. Now that I am here I am...
    StrongSong StrongSong 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    "Ugh. I'm depressed." We've all said it, and even the most happy-go-lucky among us will have an occasional bout of the blues. Sometimes it's the big stuff that triggers it—like...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 12

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    I'm miserable! Lately i don't even know myself.. I have never been this depressed! It's affecting my senior year at college, my grades aren't good! Plus i've lost 2 close friends...
    lara15 lara15 18-21, F Oct 13

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    Hi I like to pretend that im not depressed to everyone around but the truth is I am severely depressed and I have even tried to end it all. I don't like people knowing how I feel...
    rhondaclarke rhondaclarke 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have always been the happy, go-lucky type of person. I always had a smile on my face...even now i smile more than the usual person, and to most i seem to be the same person but I...
    babybop12 babybop12 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I would really appreciate some feedback and advice. I don't really know what to do. My younger brother, he's 19, is depressed. He has been for a fair while. He's secluded himself...
    JohnFaith93 JohnFaith93 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 21

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    i'm honestly not sure I will ever recover from depression. I just think that i have a depressed personality and that it is a part of me and that I will never become truly happy. I...
    unhappinesss unhappinesss 13-15, F Sep 24

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    I got extremely depressed at school and accidentally cried in class as if someone just die. The whole class, my science teacher and my home room teacher (she's my year level...
    humairaaiman humairaaiman 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    Evanescence is my savior when I'm depressed
    lamiavarc lamiavarc 16-17, F Sep 25

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    I always feel depressed. but lately I've really been feeling sad. It feels like I'm losing my mind. I cant think straight. it feels likr everyone is against me. I'm not getting...
    blackpepperfox blackpepperfox 16-17, F Sep 25

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    I hate being depressed .....
    agent268 agent268 16-17, M Sep 28

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    I knew that going off my medication would bring back bad depression days... I just really hated taking pills... When I get depressed out of nowhere all I want to do is lay in my...
    MarissaDreams MarissaDreams 18-21, F Sep 28

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    I'm a senior In High school, I have been going through a lot of stress lately . I just don't know what to do anymore.... My life right now is making me become depressed lately. I'm...
    livinglife27 livinglife27 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    So today something triggered me and I just got so depressed but I'm stuck in social situations for the next 4-5 hours
    SincerelyMYlife SincerelyMYlife 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    I wonder if I am depressed. The only point of reference I have is my past self. If I compared my current self to how I once was, everything would seem fine; in fact, it would seem...
    bowlofsurreal bowlofsurreal 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 2

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    Hi :) My name's Luca. I've been feeling really lonely these past few years,don't have many friends and I'm depressed.I moved to a new country 5 years ago and it wasn't what I...
    MeAndMySelf98 MeAndMySelf98 16-17, M Oct 2

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