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I Get Depressed

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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 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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    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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    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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    eeeosborne eeeosborne 16-17, F Jul 21

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I have been depressed like always and I tried to make myself feel better and I couldn't and a lot of things that are not ok crossed my mind suicide/cutting and I curled up in a...
    joshjudgment joshjudgment 13-15, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I came home this summer to get away from my own home. To actually try and function with my parents. The first 14 days went okay. After that I was miserable. Depressed. Anxious...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M Aug 13

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    It's really sad with all the money and fame that he still felt bad enough that he didn't want to live anymore. He was a well loved celebrity. Goes to show you that true depression...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    I'm not sure if I'm just feeling depressed or If I actually am. But I just need to write my feelings and thoughts right now because I can express myself on here and ONLY here...
    Faiithh Faiithh 16-17, F Jul 27

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    so theres this girl that use to be in my group, ill name her allie (not her real name). any who on her birthday party she was super happy, but she invited a girl she liked who was...
    brownzugar brownzugar 16-17, M Jul 30

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    Not sure where to start with this one. I dated my high school sweetheart for 4 years. I was head over heels; however, we were forced to break up because I was moving across the...
    livingwallflower livingwallflower 18-21, F Jul 31

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    My husband cheated on me a year ago and I actually had to watch him walk around with this girl. He begged me to stay once I was ready to leave. So I did then I found out I was...
    Lifegetsya Lifegetsya 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 14

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    im depressed. i hate the world i hate my parents i hate everything all i do is cut and i have nearly completly blocked out the social world. and all i do is sit in dark corners and...
    phobicnightmare phobicnightmare 13-15, F Aug 15

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    I was diagnosed with depression when I was 16, but since I refused to talk to a anybody back then I wasn't diagnosed as bipolar until a couple of months ago when I broke down. I am...
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    "Depression is a choice" that is what i realised when i was depressed . You can use to be depressed or make things better is all up to you
    keij10307 keij10307 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've been so deeply depressed as though I have lost all hope of anything I thought I wanted life. I feel numb and helpless as though I don't know what the meaning of life is...
    gongetit121 gongetit121 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I've been feeling so depressed lately, I am not getting married anymore either. I feel like my whole world is spiraling downwards..
    Peechkah Peechkah 18-21, F Jul 29

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    I hate that feeling when I sad but I have no idea why I am sad. I just hate it because than it makes me think about my whole life and it gets me even more depressed :(
    AnaBanana19 AnaBanana19 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    Love makes me depressed everything about love because you can love someone so much and they may not feel the same I hate love love sucks you don't know if your in love or your in...
    lilasofargone lilasofargone 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 30

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    I don't know why but I just get so depressed sometimes.. My stomach gets all knotted up everything hurts and all I want to do is curl up and cry or sleep.. I hate it but I don't...
    Tayway22 Tayway22 13-15, F Jul 30

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    I am so confused... I don't know what I should do with my life, and it stress me, and when I try to think about it i realize my life is pointless and I get so depressed.
    wheredolostsoulsbelong wheredolostsoulsbelong 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    I wanna quit. I want to let him go. He's such a dumb A-Rod I'm sick of it....I'm fighting dying of cervical cancer and have a family to care for 3 little ones and I'm doing it...
    sammysj8899 sammysj8899 31-35 Aug 2

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    My wife has been on Prozac for (8) years. It is really bad when she decides not to take them anymore. The early years of marriage were good and we raised (3) great children whom...
    RIDJEMAN RIDJEMAN 56-60, M Aug 6

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    Need to talk to some one now.. Very much depressed
    Phairux Phairux 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    maybe someone can offer me some kind words of comfort? i had to move back home becase of financial situations. my parents live in the middle of nowhere. on top of this i cant take...
    lost3458 lost3458 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    Been super stressed and depressed. I need good genuine people to help make me laugh. I'm usually a pretty positive person. Optimistic and all. Well, even strog people fall...
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F Aug 10

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    Am I the only one that is legitimately depressed about Robin Williams death? I am so sad.... if I wasn't at my friends house right now I think I would just go in my room a cry my...
    mypawshaveprints mypawshaveprints 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 11

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