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I Get Physical Pains When I'm Depressed

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    Headaches

    Yeah. I get headaches when I'm depressed.But more importantly, eh, I get some heartache too. You know, the kind that burns at your soul. And if you ask me, that hurts more than physical pain.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F Jun 27, 2011

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    The Works

    Headaches, nausea, cramps... Ah depression is a wonderful thing.
    SaharaOdeil SaharaOdeil 22-25, F Aug 10, 2008

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    Inexplicable Pains When I'm Depressed

    I get it in my arms, chest and abdomin the worst, and it's constant. Sometimes I think I finally have lung cancer from smoking, or breast cancer as this is where the worst pain is, but nothing ever happens, it just stays the same. Constant pains, ranging from sharp, stabbing...
    shellshocker shellshocker 22-25 1 Response Aug 21, 2009

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    Mostly In My Back...

    Mostly, its my lower back... Sometimes its in my legs... But it always helps to make me more miserable. Ugh.
    Elwing Elwing 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 14, 2008

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    Feeling Sick

    I feel physically ill when I'm depressed. I feel like I'm sick and that my insides are all sticky. I want to get all that stickiness out of me so I breathe heavily as a psychological symptom. I am literally trying to force everything out.I get headaches a lot less often but the...
    chrysalid chrysalid 18-21, F Jan 14, 2012

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    I Hurt

    I hurt whenever I am depressed. Sometimes I just have weird symptoms like my arms or legs feel strange, my heart races, all kinds of unpleasant sensations..I can also get very anxious at times which makes it worse because then I think that maybe Im dying. Sometimes I just...
    piper66 piper66 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 17, 2008

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    Inexplicable Pains When I'm Depressed

    I get it in my arms, chest and abdomin the worst, and it's constant. Sometimes I think I finally have lung cancer from smoking, or breast cancer as this is where the worst pain is, but nothing ever happens, it just stays the same. Constant pains, ranging from sharp, stabbing...
    shellshocker shellshocker 22-25 1 Response Aug 21, 2009

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    It's Just Too Much

    I get these awful chest pains.  I try to hide it, but sometimes they are just too much and it's quite obvious that something is wrong.  I have two little girls, and i don't want them to see me like this, and it's getting more difficult to hide it.   i 've had...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 18, 2009

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    Ache

    When i am feeling depressed i can have pain everywhere. just everything aches. There have been times when the upper left quadrant  of my abdomen just was in so much pain. for months it would go on. no doctors could explain it. i had all kinds of tests. Some days its just so...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 9, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I don't know whether I'm just moody or if I'm actually depressed. I don't feel like this all the time. When I'm distracting myself through books, TV or conversation, I'm fine. But...
    shafaz shafaz 18-21 Jun 27

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    I don't even know if I'm depressed. I don't know what I feel. I just feel.... Nothing. It's like I don't feel what I should be feeling, I feel less than what everyone else does...
    project46 project46 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The thing that upsets me most, is when I'm fine when I'm alone in my room and than out of the blue. My drunken father walks in. Yelling at me. My night. Ruined. 👊
    girlinwhite227 girlinwhite227 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    Actually, it's not weird acting. I let go more easily of my thoughts without really wanting to rather than when I'm fully alert of what I'm doing. When tired I get irritable...
    Suxa90 Suxa90 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    Saying I'm okay when I'm not has became a habit for me. I refuse to show people my weak side. I have become a pro at hiding how I really feel and it's to the point that I don't...
    XxMarxX XxMarxX 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I always say I'm okay when I'm not, but it's completely pointless because my face says everything. Screw it! I guess that's what life it lol. :)
    Bhavika18 Bhavika18 18-21, F Jul 6

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    I just went on about how I use tampons and how pads are gross and how I use super plus tampons and they don't hurt me anymore so you shouldn't be scared to used them or whatever. I...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F Jul 7

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    I sometimes say I'm ok even when I'm not ok at all or should I ssy I always say im ok or im fine
    Rach1544 Rach1544 16-17, F Jul 9

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    Kodaline,Ben Howard, secondhand serenade, framing hanley.. Etc etc Musics always a good release for me, especially when I'm sad, which is every ******* day tbh. But in them 3-4...
    teebagg teebagg 16-17, F Jul 13

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    I've been told that when I'm drunk i like to ***** and sing love songs. I don't ever remember doing it =p
    Heartsu Heartsu 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 13

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    I'm a 21 years old girl and though I'm okay only when I'm drunk. So I pour alcohol in my throat every night, alone. Wine most of the time, but also vodka and beer, depending on my...
    Payinghug Payinghug 18-21, F Jul 14

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    I hate this so much about myself. I am usually very outgoing and bubbly. Well that's not true but that's what I act when I'm not being me which is most of the time. The problem is...
    Anaihsohs Anaihsohs 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Lol! I work night shift & if it's my last day, when I'm off the next morning, I usually stay up until evening bedtime... I begin to see cats from the corner of my eye. I also may...
    IntomeYousee IntomeYousee 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    It's impossible to write my story, because I know that no one will ever believe me... When you're in love, it's hard not to do anything for the person you care about... No one...
    HUMAN2BME HUMAN2BME 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Think it's about time I post this :S. Please do not judge me this is veryyyyyyyyy hard for me. I know it's long sorry ha. About 2 years ago when I was 13/14 (underage and a minor...
    lela201465 lela201465 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    You know when things look like they can't get any worse? Well I've just had the pleasure of finding out my ex boyfriend of over year was cheating on my with a girl who pretended to...
    ForBetterOrForWorse ForBetterOrForWorse 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    Depression runs in my family. I know I have it, I think I get it from the family as well as aoutside sources. I have mood swings as well. My girlfriend wants me to go see a...
    countryboyhyde countryboyhyde 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    USED TO anyway. I don't want to be one of those people who claim mental issues but don't really have any, but about 5 years ago, I think I did have something going on in my head...
    almaera almaera 18-21, F Jul 2

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    So my boyfriend is out riding with a girl I really dislike. She's so fake and I am Jealous of her. She's so much better than me. She's riding a dirtbike and he's riding a four...
    saxophonegal22 saxophonegal22 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Whenever I get a full belly, you can bet I'm drowsy and ready for a nap. Right now is one of th... zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
    nocturnalhound nocturnalhound 31-35, M Jul 2

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    Sometimes, often times, it's really hard for me to do this. And I'm working really hard to not be so stubborn.
    yellowbelly23 yellowbelly23 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    ♫ I'm starting to believe it should be illegal to deceive a woman's heart
    LeelMx LeelMx 26-30, F Jul 9

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    so when one person ask me are you ok? I start to cry and tell him/her yes I'm ok.. crazy?!"@&$)(;:/-;,?! just don't want to be another burden
    gelaibeam gelaibeam 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    Ya I'm listening to musics in my bed!! 😞
    kaiovinicius kaiovinicius 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    This was in grade 8. I came back to school after a dentist appointment. It's funny how I can remember it very clearly in my head. There were these stairs that you went down to go...
    maigreamour maigreamour 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I say always say I'm ok even this I'm not
    Rach1544 Rach1544 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I'm running out of places to vent. Stupidly introduced my two besties to the other. What was I thinking? At least this time I ain't trying to pick anyone up.
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F Jul 7

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    So many people want their own page in the history books. I don't. I just want to be loved while I'm here.
    reelman4372 reelman4372 31-35, M Jul 9

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    The most horrible feeling ever! You have those nights where you got so much things on your mind and as soon as you put your head on the pillow the thoughts keep swimming around...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    When ever someone ask me if I'm ok I say yeah. But I'm really not and make sure I keep my mask on. Sometimes it slips but I makes sure it stays on.
    Aaronns Aaronns 36-40, M Jul 11

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    Monday, he surprised me n made the effort first to come see me. Today, I'm the one that asked if he could come. Is he losing his interest in me because he didn't bring up the topic...
    ethiopiangoddess ethiopiangoddess 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    Just got some good news that I'm going to be in the nationals team and if I'm good I will be picked for worlds omg the Olympics omg OMFG PRIVATE TRAINING THIS FALL OMG ICANT...
    karianne5683 karianne5683 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Got pretty drunk last night and did some things I'm not comfortable with while sober.. Dammit I can't control myself.
    Maq98 Maq98 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 16

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    He Is We - Everything You Do I miss him. More than anything. I'm like an empty shell without him around. I can't keep doing this. It hurts too bad.
    BrokenPhoenixx BrokenPhoenixx 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Everyone has emotions, ranging from IMA SO OPTIMISTIC to I hate everything. Well I'm sure everyone has a petpeeves. But If you make me angry, YOU BETTER BELIEVE THAT YOU WILL NEVER...
    DaringDo15 DaringDo15 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    30 minutes to my birthday. Getting drunk on a bottle of Merlot and reflecting on the past couple of years. I think, for the first time in many years, I like myself. I'm not...
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    Okay. I'm a bit embarrassed by the fact that I vehemently defended Hobby Lobby and their right to protest the birth control mandate for religious reasons. I still believe this...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 5 Responses Jul 1

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    I'm sick of sitting in my room trying cry silently so my mum can't hear. I hate people don't understand how sad I really I am.
    museofcomedy museofcomedy 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    T I - No matter what 2pac - Changes Both help when I need encouragement Black Eyed Peas/ Papa Roach - Anxiety Manafest - Human Helps when I just emotionally down Manafest - Bring...
    DX2000 DX2000 22-25, M Jul 10