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I Hate It When People Say "cheer Up" To The Depressed

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    I hate it when people say anything

    when someone is depressed. Like they understand. Screw words, words often make it worse.
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    I hate when you have a really great vacation and it feels like it goes way too fast. . Then it's over and your all depressed. .
    AmaiXAshuri AmaiXAshuri 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    When I come to this site I feel more natural and all realistic. Everyone here got something not so nice to share about themselves which I believe that's how things are supposed to...
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    This girl at my school ALWAYS acts depressed! Her mom was raped at 14 years old and that's how she was born. She tells me all the time that she feels like a mistake because she...
    AnonymousJSS AnonymousJSS 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 30

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    I'm tired of trying to make certain people proud of me, or notice my effort to make them happy...I'm done.
    ChillVibes2 ChillVibes2 16-17, F Aug 3

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    I've only been in one relationship in my entire lifetime, and it's a relationship that I would never want to relive a second of. This is my experience. The moment I saw Abby, I...
    Jay1112 Jay1112 18-21, M Aug 3

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    I hated high school All my life, for some reaon, I dreamed about high school. When I was in elementary and middle school whenever I saw high schoolers all I could think about was...
    chilipeppasforever chilipeppasforever 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hey, I'm 18 male, and I really can't take my parents anymore. I'm thinking of running away all the time. I'm sorry, this is a bit long but I would really appreciate someone's...
    Balkan1996 Balkan1996 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    I am a 32 year old woman. I have been single for 7 years. I have only had one "serious" boyfriend and since then all I have experienced is heartbreak. Disastrous dates, no real...
    firecracker1 firecracker1 26-30, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've been depressed since 7th grade and i'm a junior now..My depression will be the bane of my existence. It goes away making me think i'm better but when I least expect it...it...
    Mackieboo Mackieboo 16-17, F 23 hrs ago

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    I feel so fvcking helpless and sad and here's why. Everything. School starts tomorrow & i'm in shock. Summer really did go by , but then again it's only a couple weeks long. For me...
    ThePrettyOnee ThePrettyOnee 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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 hate my husband of 20 yrs. I often wish he would just leave or even die, and then feel like a horrible person for wishing for him to die. Not because I would miss him, but...
    shazzy41498 shazzy41498 46-50, F 4 Responses Aug 3

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    I'm sad as my boyfriend and I just broke up. We broke up not because we didn't love each other anymore but because others couldn't accept our love. It is almost our second year...
    kyla87 kyla87 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    Here where i live it's almost ALWAYS drama :/ So i want to share the drama that's still not finished yet... It's a girl who has moved back to the city where i live, who has changed...
    eph01 eph01 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I screwed it all up, I can feel it. I don't get looked at the same, felt the same. I feel a lot of times things would be better without me around. The girl I met couldn't get...
    Lost42000 Lost42000 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 24

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    I don't know what happiness is. Some say that love is what makes you happy, but I've never been loved. Some say that money, but I don't have any money. Some say that God, but I...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My sister is getting married tomorrow and the whole thing has been a royal pain in my ***. My sister was raised by her father (we are half sisters) and she was given every luxury...
    shoxic shoxic 22-25, F Jul 26

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    I always feel like a burden. I don't understand it, no matter what I do, I lose. I try correcting my mistakes, I fail. I try to get help, they don't understand. I wish to run away...
    Oldwounds Oldwounds 18-21, M Aug 13

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    I wonder what depression is? I don't know actually what is depression? or why how it happens to a person? for they are unhappy in life? for they are having hard time in life? what...
    satyr1007 satyr1007 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    I work in the restaurant industry. And the customers are fine, it's my coworkers that make me crazy. I was depressed today because i don't know how i'm going to get through life...
    halloweenkid halloweenkid 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I don't understand. I despise society for what it's done. I hope to never see another person as long as I live. There is no peace or love in my life. So I replaced it with solitude...
    Oldwounds Oldwounds 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't really know where to start; this is my first post. Let's start off by saying that I am 20 years old, but not your typical college girl. I grew up in a family that...
    tofufingers tofufingers 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    People say they wanna talk to me to help me feel better but then they say i'm stupid and need to get over it. They make me feel worse. Especially adults who like to say i too young...
    patches1999 patches1999 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    I'm sooo depressed. I almost hate when everything is going good because it's inevitable all that was going good will soon turn to ****!!!!! I feel like if I died tonight my life...
    bellaboo68 bellaboo68 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    "People who commit suicide are selfish" people say. Its a permenant solution to a temporary problem. No your wrong. You want to know whats selfish? Wanting someone to stay alive...
    BlackBlood64 BlackBlood64 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    So horrible.. i have a p-enis so when i say hi that means i want s-ex. Dumb a-ss girls these days.. feel so bad for this generation and more the next.
    ipiceno ipiceno 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    About 2 years ago, a friend of mine started becoming very self conscious. Her self esteem lowered to the size of a grain of rice. I tried so many times to talk to her, to help her...
    mcrlegacy mcrlegacy 13-15, F 22 hrs ago

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    I don't wanna be "that guy" that tries to sound all tough and manly like: "Oh bruh I'm a man I don't ask nobody for help cause men just don't do that" but I don't ask for help...
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Okay, so I'm 16 years old and I hate my life. I'm gay and I have told about 6 people that I'm bisexual, but still figuring myself out. I figure it's easier to slowly transition...
    williemac98 williemac98 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 26

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    I cried at work yesterday because I got into a fight with my coworker who is also a friend. She did not understand why I was hurt over a situation. I had already been feeling...
    waywardmuffin waywardmuffin 36-40, F 16 hrs ago

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    I sooo don't want to go back to school >.< school starts in a week and all it really does is cause stress and makes me even more depressed. I hate that hell hole
    gotohell227 gotohell227 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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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 5 hrs ago

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    havent ate in days have anxiety depressed over this life then i think about my little boy and i get more upset cause even tho i wanna be around and are around i feel like a **** up...
    kmg3 kmg3 26-30, F 22 hrs ago

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    have briefly read some of the stories around this topic and I feel only some have merit as some are clearly petty and a joke! However I will tell all why I hate this f#cking c#nt...
    sayitlikeitis101 sayitlikeitis101 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    With the recent passing of Robin Williams with depression related illness, it still baffles me peoples reaction to depression (and mental illness as a whole). The second that you...
    StereoTypical StereoTypical 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 13

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    And everyone thinks I'm a happy kid. They were quite surprised that my physiological test resulted in high levels of depression, stress and anxiety which is true because I answered...
    MeXYours MeXYours 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I feel like I want to die. Everything just keeps going from bad to worse. I hate my life or what's left of it.
    Beth1218 Beth1218 46-50 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    We all get to a point in life, when we realize that life is not fair at all, most people realize that when they are teenagers, but that's not my case. I was born in a really...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 5

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    Everyone I thought so much about what I want to say to u all but tonight is so sleepy night...so I will say this: you are not alone. be strong I will be by your side believe that...
    smilebigalways smilebigalways 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Here goes. Thought it would give me some confort putting it out here. I’m a 20-year-old from China, and I go to college in Canada. In March 2014, I got to the point where I gave...
    ASalami ASalami 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    I've always been a sort of weak girl, I mean almost anything could make me cry but since I've cried myself to sleep for the last three years it's harder for me to just lay down and...
    xogymfish xogymfish 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Lately I've felt as if no one is by my side anymore. I feel as if everyone is against me. Even my best friend has stopped hanging out with me and I asked him why and he never...
    AdamBomb645 AdamBomb645 22-25, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I posted earlier about this girl trying figure out if she like me "Do I have a chance with this girl?" Was the title anyway most people replied yes. And the way she has acting...
    unattached1 unattached1 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I feel so awful about my depression when there is so many people with so much less than me fighting for their lives when i am throwing mine away
    abby9305 abby9305 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    To be honest I'm still hurt. My ex moved 24 hours away! He didn't even say goodbye to me and he didnt even spend one day with me at all. He just stopped loving me I guess. He...
    Zozolove Zozolove 18-21, F Jul 30