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I Get Depressed

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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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    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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    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 16-17, F Jan 24

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    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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    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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    Rightnow

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

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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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    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 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 11, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 6 days ago

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    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 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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    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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    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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    Why am I depressed? Maybe because no one really cares about me at least that is what it seems. My friends keep walking out of my life. I feel like I disappoint my mom no matter...
    Oreolover27 Oreolover27 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I don't want to be depressed any more. I go through waves of joy and sorrow and I hate it. My mom had cancer. My sister was in a mental hospital. My dad works but doesn't make much...
    chrisrose925 chrisrose925 13-15, M Mar 22

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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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    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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    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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    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 3 Responses 6 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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    I am feeling depressed. I don't really enjoy my college. I have been losing a ton of friends. Been in trouble with the law. My mother has been very disappointed in me. Life just...
    Jvibes Jvibes 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I am lonely, depressed and looking for hope. 10 years ago I was young, thin, beautiful, successful and strong. 9 years ago I was diagnosed with cancer. Now I am 250lbs...
    anm52309 anm52309 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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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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    Ive been even more quiet and even more distant. No one knows or cares to realize just how depressed I really am.
    underageloner underageloner 13-15, F Mar 25

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    Wht do you do when u and ur boyfriend r depressed
    blove16 blove16 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26

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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 am not sure if i am depressed or not.but I don't from the past week,I am feeling like I could never be happy again..its got nothing to do with my life circumstances, which are...
    discoveringmyself20 discoveringmyself20 18-21, F Mar 28

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    So, my sister has always been great in school, Except for lately, She has been really depressed and have been starting to forget things, Therefore she has trouble in school since...
    Iwanttobeanonymous123 Iwanttobeanonymous123 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 29

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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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    I've been depressed for a few years now, nothing ever feels like it's getting better. How can it when i'm stuck in a town filled with utterly horrible people? i mean, friends i've...
    ughhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh ughhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh 16-17, F Apr 1

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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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