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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.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 2, 2014

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    I'm here to admit it, I am not fake, call me anything and it's probobly true but I know I'm not fake, I'm a loser, I can hate badly on people, I don't have a model body, I'm shy, I...
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    Great...i'm depressed noe and stuck in my house with my mom...she won't let me sleep during the day and i can't cut myself when she is around...damn i hate this so much
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    I suffer from depression. I have for the last ten years. I just can't snap out of it. I never asked to be depressed. I really hate when people say just get over it and be happy...
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    PLEASE READ (ANY ONE WHO HAS BEEN WEIRD OR OUTCAST)Hey my name is Lena and I haved suffered through a terrible disorder,one that makes you starve and another one that makes you...
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    Finishing up my fifth year and I absolutely hate my major. I wake up everyday feeling like absolute ****. I don't like to talk because everything that comes out is totally negative...
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    Hello, not sure how to talk about this but I have been thinking about ending my own life. I have a good life, my husband loves me and I work from home with many hobbies available...
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    I Hate my family..... I know that sounds like a bad thing to say but I don't like them. My dad is always talking **** about me behind my back and then acting like he's the "cool...
    wifiking wifiking 16-17 1 Response Feb 4

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    I am feeling so pissed right now. I just want to hurt someone. Just to see them in pain. Wailing at my mercy that's running thin. I need to see a struggle and hear a cry. If I can...
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    i feel like im killing my self every second of my life it hurts to hate hate? why hate when you can love? love? why love when you can hate? love hurts to my half is my killer and...
    louisemalika louisemalika 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    lately I just want to give up and feel like I can't do this whole life thing anymore. like why bother we're all gonna die anyway right? when I'm depressed people say that my...
    thejoker94 thejoker94 18-21, F Feb 20

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    so I was talking to my long-distance boy friend on the phone, which is hard because he likes to talk mostly about himself, but we got on the subject that my birthday is tomorrow...
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    Even when I'm super hungry, I hate to eat... And when I try to sleep: all I have are nightmares. I keep waking up in the middle of night. And thats when the thoughts come up, and I...
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    Depression......is the only thing I know. I have taken all the blame for everything that has happened to anybody that has known me. Since 2015, I have cut myself 10 times...
    Adridee Adridee 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    I hate when Im in a really depressed mood and am crying and no one answers text messages, inbox messages, or phone calls.
    SuperHeroeMicah SuperHeroeMicah 18-21, T 1 Response Feb 18

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    When I say I'm "ok", it is because I am probably upset, angry, depressed, or even tired and I don't want ro complain about anything.
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    Hi, it has been almost 5 months since my MIL moved in. She lost her apt an since then we have been searching for a job and apartment for her. However, she makes no moves on her own...
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    I really don’t like living, I hate my life and I just don’t feel like if I belong in this world. My family thinks I am dumb and that I will never achieve anything in life. I...
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    Indecisiveness, constantly changing, self-harm, daydreaming, realist, contradictory, unstable, love-hate relationship with everyone, insecurities, gloomy, depressed, pessimistic...
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    I know how mean I sound but she is definitely my least favorite person in the whole world. I hate her more than all of the bullies who have threatened me in my whole life and I...
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    I've had a difficult last few years with health issues.These health issues have led to financial problems. These financial problems led to me losing my car. I walk where I need to...
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      I came across this forum after searching for advice or similar stories online. Here's my story anyway; I'm about to turn 25 this April and feel completely at a loss with...
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    Why do I hate? Simple, a rabid dog bit me. I was nine then. First time it chased me but I outrun it. One week later it caught me. A bit funny. It followed my scent all the way to...
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    Everyone around me DOESNT seem to understand.. I told my friend "im getting 1,300 dollars im looking for a car-", without letting me finish what I was going to say he instantly...
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