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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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    Ugh. My older siblings are 18, 18, and 28. I hate when they talk about me horribly like I'm not even there. It get's me depressed and the things they say are horrid. I feel like...
    franchesca19112 franchesca19112 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    ok so there's this girl who's like so annoying and fake but I go along with her cause I feel bad for her she claims she's a model actress and singer and I said oh cool what's your...
    xlovelybutterflyx xlovelybutterflyx 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 2

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    I've been depressed for about three years now although it has seemed like an eternity. I cry a lot and my emotions are slowly shutting down. I feel like I am dying inside, but when...
    xogymfish xogymfish 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 24

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    So many depressed people just want it all to end. I'm no different. I hate when people say it's so selfish. I used to think that, but I realized that I was wrong. Why is it so...
    LoveandLoss17 LoveandLoss17 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    So I have been depressed for quite a few years. I do have some close friends and we talk but other than that I am very quiet. I hate when people say that depression is an illness...
    greatthenate greatthenate 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 30

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    So, im not sure if i am the only person who feels this way but i really hate when people talk. Like, i feel like such a piece of **** but whenever someone talks about something...
    Tornapart64 Tornapart64 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Hello, About 2 weeks ago I was diagnosed with depression, though I would say I have been depressed for a few months it has really got me to a point where I need to write this...
    guethary guethary 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 28

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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, flings, no...
    firecracker1 firecracker1 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 20

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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 2 Responses Aug 20

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    There were some people I met in my life that if I knew now, I'd love to be around. I'm a different person. I want to engage. I wish I had maintained relationships with certain...
    shameinnoshame shameinnoshame 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    You guys are all my family members man! I don't believe we should separate ourselves with a block button and hate messages. We are all brothers and sisters of this community called...
    LittlestTwily LittlestTwily 13-15, M a week ago

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    I lose interest in people fast, friendships are pointless especially when they realize they can't get any freebies off you. As I get older, I'm starting to become like my great...
    LadyOutspoken LadyOutspoken 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am copy pasting what I found on the net, it is an eye opener. Why do you attract crazy one people? You pity the awkward At parties, the one guy sitting alone at the bar, or...
    ladywarelock ladywarelock 36-40, F Aug 29

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    I feel like nobody gives an effing **** about me. That nobody cares about me, nobody notices me, nobody wants to talk to me, that everybody hates me, that everybody talks about me...
    gotohell227 gotohell227 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 7

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    When I say the above, I don't mean it lightly. I'm not a little whiny teenage kid saying it because my mum didn't buy me skinny jeans. I mean really I am at my wits end...
    moonscapemonoxide moonscapemonoxide 16-17, F 1 Response a week 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 Aug 18

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    I am 38 weeks +3 days now. This whole pregnancy pretty much has beena nightmare come true. I never wanted another child. I sure as hell do not want to experience labor again but...
    dollhex dollhex 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    Please forgive me if this post is extraordinarily long. I'm well aware that anyone out there shouldn't be asked to sit through this, but I would really appreciate it if someone did...
    jojo2450 jojo2450 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 4

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    I can't cope with school. I'm perfectly fine when I'm not there but when I go I feel so depressed and emotional. No one actually understands... I literally have somewhat suicidal...
    CallMeChelsea CallMeChelsea 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    it seems like i can't catch a break. i don't deliberately try to be bad, but everyone thinks that. i am in trouble almost all the time, and i don't even know why. i'm not rebelling...
    KatieRosess KatieRosess 16-17, F 1 day ago

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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 Aug 20

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    life was good until i hit 18 years of age, i graduated high school back in 2008 and then i started having bathroom problems/ stomach problems which i was told was from ibs and...
    joe0ner joe0ner 18-21, M Aug 31

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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 Aug 17

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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 Aug 18

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    How do I know when best to speak? How do I know when to say what I am feeling or thinking? I have been holding off for a few days now, giving him breathing room. I have just...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    ******* kill me. I hate when I ask people if they're alright and they tell me yes, but go on and make depressed statuses. Am I that stupid? I'm wanting to help people and they don...
    xGivingUpx xGivingUpx 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I don't know what I've done. I simply studied a lot because I want to do well in the future, and succeed. But he insists that I'm the selfish one and that I neglected my family. He...
    s3renity s3renity 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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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 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I'm beyond depressed, I have never felt this bad in my life. Everything is falling apart and I have no one. I have to remind my self to keep breathing, people say depression is...
    KittyTittyGang2 KittyTittyGang2 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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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 Aug 19

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    Many people lie down and stare at the ceiling for hours in the dark, and wonder how they got there. Love, family, friends and all other things seem so distantly unapproachable. I...
    erixAL1 erixAL1 26-30, M Aug 30

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    I try to tell my friends what it's like to be depressed but unless they have been themselves they don't understand. It's just so hard to explain unless you've been there. I think...
    crookedteethteen crookedteethteen 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My earliest feelings of the phrase "I'm fine." was just a lie to hold in my feelings, but now I use that phrase because it's to inconvenient and troublesome to explain whatever I'm...
    LightlySaltedSalmon LightlySaltedSalmon 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 9

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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 Aug 22

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    Tried to just say hi to my sister and she's acting like a major bitchh. She's been actin this way for a few weeks. Can't believe I put forth effort to fix our relationship and now...
    blahlahblah599 blahlahblah599 16-17, F 2 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 Aug 19

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    Life is too strange, ironic, and unfair. Life is strange because everything has a deeper meaning that we can't see, but it's always around us in every step we take. Life is ironic...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M 16 hrs ago

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    I live in a very religious home and my family are all nice and sweet. But I guess I'm the black sheep here coz I never did anything right. . I keep on failing my thesis.. and my...
    jayshade jayshade 18-21, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Autumn & winter are the worst parts of the year hates them so much feel so depressed when it gets dark early.
    saneelax saneelax 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I wish I was never born. I hate that I have to live my life a certain way when I didn't even ask to be here. I just wanna be alone I wanna disappear I don't want to work or go to...
    kwestdavis kwestdavis 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Need to hide this here a while - lending ou my laptop (basic summary of my life from my point of view) I was bullied in school. Every single one. The first by a teacher which of...
    prettybrowneyes1993 prettybrowneyes1993 18-21, F Sep 1

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    September 17. New Relationship Behaviors. We talk much about new relationship behaviors in recovery: allowing others to be themselves without over reacting and taking it...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 15 hrs 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 Aug 22

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    Ever since I was ten it was always my twin getting my parents attention, it just started with the "why can't you be more like her" or " you have a terrible personality". Then I got...
    katieketamine katieketamine 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I like to help people. So that's why I try my best to look up information and research it to help people. When my friends get depressed or sad I try my best to cheer them up and...
    Riukkuyo Riukkuyo 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I feel a lot of sadness for all the people posting about how depressed or unhappy they are. I have my moments where i feel like my life sucks, but i'm generally really optimistic...
    BunnyLoveXOX BunnyLoveXOX 18-21, F 2 hrs ago