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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

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    You have no reason to be depressed, or pissed off when in fact I can't control my own emotions because I'm bipolar I have come to terms with it
    silverfoxxx silverfoxxx 18-21 2 Responses Nov 19

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    It really kills the mood. Yeah, when your with me. Sometimes there will be silence. I'm ok with that. When I'm quiet, and I'm around someone or with a bunch of people, they always...
    feint30 feint30 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    I don't want you people to feel guilty for not being there when I needed you. Please understand that all you relatives and so called friends weren't just cut out for this thing...
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    Janine saw the hospital Crack in I always win Sandy your just a Depressed fart.
    righthere123s righthere123s 51-55, F Dec 2

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    I wish I didn't have cancer...it's making me depressed and making me think bad thoughts...I was hoping chemo would have worked for me but it didn't and what hurts the most is not...
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    Why is it so hard for me to open up to people? I need support because I feel as though I'm getting worse but I don't open up to anyone and when I'm around people, I act the...
    fatality500 fatality500 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    can anyone help me? (well, what ive written below is just a glimpse through my problem and not the whole problem coz i would have put everything what i feel like, it would...
    UNRECOGNIZED UNRECOGNIZED 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    I wonder how people see me ...I'm someone who has been ashamed of their physical looks most of their life . I never been happy with the fact that I have dark skin even though I...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    I always act happy so no one really knows how depressed I am I'm just the weirdo that doesn't talk and doesn't have friends but I can't make friends when I get scared to talk to...
    christinelol christinelol 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    People around me know that I have a tendency to get depressed and be sad. But it still hurts when people ask what's wrong and I give an honest answer, "I'm depressed.", and they...
    poopy0219 poopy0219 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel like my problems are minuscule after reading some of the posts on here, it makes me feel bad for being sad... I can’t help it though, I feel so worthless. I just turned...
    thecap246 thecap246 18-21, F Nov 27

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    I'm getting really annoyed with Christmas. It's a consumer holiday. It is designed to give the economy a boost. That's why I'm so tired of people passing this off as a "religious...
    holdontilmay holdontilmay 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm depressed for no reason, or so it seems to me. While all these other kids have serious problems like bullying and abuse, I have NOTHING. My parents are split up, but that was...
    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F Nov 27

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    They tell me my life is better since my dad got married to my step mom, but is it really is the question I'm often asking! We got into another argument over this from stuff that...
    sm1ttay sm1ttay 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 2

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    The past few weeks I've just been feeling so hopeless and I hate it. I was happy for a while - I think last summer, I was the happiest I've been in years, but over the past month...
    Nightingale73 Nightingale73 16-17, F Nov 29

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    I am getting nuts. Don't know what to do anymore. I am suffering for doing the right thing. Some times when I am freaking out, I regret for kicked my girlfriend, but when I am OK...
    roberamar roberamar 22-25, M Nov 24

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    I hate it when people don't feel comfortable sitting next to me. I feel as if it is intentional and it hurts.
    thisisausernametoo thisisausernametoo 18-21 1 Response Nov 19

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    I have personally done this for years, for so long that it's just a part of me now. After years of constant verbal and psychological, sometimes physical, abuse/bullying throughout...
    thx10050 thx10050 31-35, M 5 Responses Nov 20

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    Another day of being screamed at! I thought family was supposed to love each other and teach each other if they make a mistake, not flip out on me for something everyone else does...
    sm1ttay sm1ttay 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    And i need a hug from a woman, but i am alone. I am sad. I wanna sleep it all away. I hate it. I wanna curle up and do nothing. But umfortunately I know tomarrow is another day. I...
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    I hate it when someone posts something about being depressed and goes " I need to talk girls only" no you're thirsty go drink some water.
    alentecia alentecia 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm not the most talkative or funny person but I've got this intuition where I know what people want to hear to feel better. I like being the person that gives others a little...
    birdoparadise birdoparadise 22-25 Nov 23

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    In my junior high school I have a few friend but as the time goes by, I have a lot of best friends, me elementary school bestie was still keep in touch with me ( she called my...
    killbillhell007 killbillhell007 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    It's sad to think that the only thing in my mind is how come I can't find anything better to cut with. I wish I knew the reasons why I don't feel anything anymore, im depressed and...
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    December 2. Putting Our Life on Hold. We cannot afford to put our needs on hold, waiting for another person to fulfill us, make our life better, or come around and be who and what...
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    Emotional wreck. People say that I want to be miserable and refuse to be saved. It is so unfair. I have tried so hard to make it through every day, but I am just too broken. I am...
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    I want to thank you to be there when I needed you . Thank you to make me happy when I'm in my sad / depressed mood . Thank you for not leaving me . Thank you ...
    neoncloud neoncloud 16-17, M Nov 27

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    I've been feeling sad lately. We've been in s long distance relationship for two years now, but things have been changing. She isn't the same anymore, she talks differently to me...
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    I have a depressed sister and I feel bad about the way I feel and think about her but I cant help it. First just to be frank I do understand what depression is, and a lot of people...
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    Hi guys... This will be such a long story . But I need help ... or someone just to tell me that they are there for me ... Because I don't know what else to do. So here it goes my...
    singingthestoryofmylife singingthestoryofmylife 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I am sure my story is similar to many on this blog. I am a step mom and have been for about three years. When I was first introduced to my husband he had his girls every weekend...
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    she not even a bad mother. just to me. she just feels like she can control me because im skinny and lanky. she is so nice to my sisters because they look like women they have...
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    My sister is 12 years older than me. I also have a brother who is 9 years older than me. Our father died some time ago and our Mother has Alzheimer's and I am taking care of her...
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    I am 13 years old and I have been feeling extremely depressed since the last four years, when I shifted to a new residence and changed my school. I remember I used to be very...
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    I didn't think I would be depressed so soon...especially after I overcame it at the beginning of my college semester. Even thoughts of suicide came to mind for brief seconds...
    bkf2 bkf2 22-25, M Nov 23

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    Yes I cry. Yes I feel sorry for myself. Yes I say I don't no how I can cope anymore. Yes I'm sad. NO I AM NOT DEPRESSED! I don't need medical help. I just need to be heard and...
    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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