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I Have Battled Depression In the Past

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    Its Not Easy !

    Hello, i am new to this site having just stumbled upon it & thought this is someplace that might make a difference. I suffered severe depression for 7 yrs but for over 2 yrs now i have been really good & been off my mediciation for the same time But i know what it feels...
    Paperwings Paperwings 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 22, 2009

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    And I Am Again

    I have an appointment tomorrow morning to see a doctor. I hope that she can give me a prescription for Zoloft, which helped me so much in the past.I had hoped that I could live the rest of my life without drugs, but when I feel like crying all the time, I guess it is time to...
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2012

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    Free From Oppression

    my life up to the age of 18 was absolutely crushing, wanted it all to end quickly, i went through such an intense period, was soul - destroying, i did'nt trust didnt want anyone, felt infinitely alone, felt such pain and grief quite often i felt such apathy, disillusion and grief...
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 11, 2008

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    Depression Sucks

    I don't honestly know when I started getting depressed, I guess it all built up over the years. My Dad is an alcoholic but it never really effected me or my siblings that much until my mam got cancer in 2001. She had protected us from it all throughout the years I think, but when...
    NiRiada NiRiada 22-25, F Mar 17, 2008

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    Lessons In Life

    iam here to share my experiences and feelings.i got married but my marriage is a failure ..after i had a baby my husband left me,,my husbandd and i used to live in foreign he used to work thereand earn good.i dont know why he left me till now but he started gossips ..highly...
    swetharajasekhar swetharajasekhar 31-35, F Apr 16, 2013

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    IT IS OVER YAY!!!!!!!

    ;)NO MORE CUTTING!!!!!!!;)
    cutekittycat cutekittycat 13-15, F Jul 16, 2014

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    I have been depressed

    for most of 2013. My mother and father are getting divorced for the 2 time and both times they dragged me into it. I have been sexually abused by my father. And my boyfriend broke up with me right after he said that he loved me forever and always. I understand I'm still young...
    thatgirl1214 thatgirl1214 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    Even though I only started being told by psychologists the past few years that i have depression, i definitely think its been a life long experience. when i was younger i think i...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 5

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    I've battled anxiety and depression ever since I was 11 years old. I handled it well for a few years but in the last two years it's come back, taken over my life worse then ever...
    epsarah94 epsarah94 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    I've been dealing with this for over 10 years now, most of this time I have been in a dark hole. It went as far as me losing all hope and even forgetting who I am, who I used to be...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 6

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    Each and everyday I face a demon, a demon known as depression, each and every day it chisels away at me bit by bit, everyday I lose more hope, more strength to carry on, it sucks...
    nathchalk97 nathchalk97 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 13

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Depression to me I like being trapped in a cage. Full of spikes. That is slowly closing in on you by the second. Having anxiety is like seeing people and then you speak but...
    BiXwolfsXbears BiXwolfsXbears 13-15, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    One of the people who used to abuse me (a close family member) is dying.. They're not expected to live another six months. I really don't know how I should feel about this. They're...
    AaronH96 AaronH96 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    It's hard to explain to even a therapist what it feels like to not belong to your own future. To feel as though you weren't meant to be, a mistake only you can rectify. I spent...
    HansFizzlebeef HansFizzlebeef 18-21, M Mar 7

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    Sense 3rd grade.. And I'm still here.
    SleepingWithMyChemicalVeil SleepingWithMyChemicalVeil 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    recently I've tried to stay happy....I finally broke wjen i saw my little sisters face when she saw me holding a loaded gun to my head
    angeldope17 angeldope17 16-17, F Mar 9

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    My birthday is coming up. It's the worst day of the year for me. People are supposed to be happy on their birthdays. I can't be happy about the day I came into existence when I...
    sansabri sansabri 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I have ptsd, depression and anxiety ... Been put on Meds been shown to many doctors ... But the best cure I have ever found is by dealing with it ... Yes I still get bad depression...
    william2490 william2490 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 7

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    I have memory loss, no appetite, no motivation, and either can't sleep at all or only want to sleep. I realize now that when I think of the past, I tend to romanticize and feel as...
    deyada deyada 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I have extreme anxiety and I finally told my mom, and she's getting me to a therapist and stuff, but the way she looked at me and the underhanded comments made me realize she...
    thescruffofamoose thescruffofamoose 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    I'm fortunate enough to have a lot of things outside of my head that bring me happiness. Unfortunately inside it's mostly all self-criticism and hopelessness about whether I'll...
    Auberon89 Auberon89 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 11

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    I had a really bad experience in Australia smoking some weed that I'm almost 100% certain was laced in Cocain. When this happened, I legit thought I was going to die. My throat...
    Shayleekay Shayleekay 18-21, F Mar 16

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    I think the anxiety and depression are caused by the PTSD/ the trauma itself. I don't think I'd be depressed or this anxious if it weren't for the trauma. It's still god awful...
    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes 18-21, F Mar 18

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    Story 1 I look up as a man enters the hottub. Why does he have to come in? Now I can't play with my noodle! I think bitterly. I sigh, resigning to the side of the tub and tossing...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 Mar 11

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    If you are suicidal, please get help if you can't find help within yourself. But, please, do not seek help from your teenage friends, especially if they struggle with their own...
    junipersun21 junipersun21 18-21, F Mar 12

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    If you are suicidal, please get help if you can't find help within yourself. But, please, do not seek help from your teenage friends, especially if they struggle with their own...
    junipersun21 junipersun21 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    Was diagnosed with symptoms of ptsd and trauma, 3 years ago.i've been going to therapy for 4 years. different therapists. I find therapy helpful. The struggle can be difficult...
    mixieloca mixieloca 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    We are here again in a tangled web, and it's leading me astray. The thoughts you hide feed my infatuation. The thoughts you share I crave. You have singled me out again, and I can...
    Isis27 Isis27 36-40 1 Response Mar 17

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    You don't know my story, so please don't judge me on what you think it is.
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 4

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    My mom was diagnosed with breast cancer a few years ago. triple negative. to help her pay the bills that her insurance wouldn't pay, I got into drugs. I became an evil person. I...
    styx1127 styx1127 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 14

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    I have battled depression since I was 14. Now before you judge me, please read my story. Since sixth grade, I have been abused and bullied by kids at school. They were abusive, but...
    Windygirl84 Windygirl84 18-21 3 Responses Mar 22

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    i have bipolar depression,its hard,especially with two loving kids and a husband that calls you crazy.
    nanvalglex nanvalglex 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I have battled with depression since I was about 6. I know that makes it sound like that most of the time u didn't know what depression was but I did. I could feel the pain running...
    HermioneGlasse HermioneGlasse 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I battle depression. I feel like self harming sometimes. I have only told one person. I haven't told any of my family. My friend that I told helps me through it. Without my friends...
    ZachHale ZachHale 13-15 2 Responses Mar 14

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    I'm 31 years old and have battled with depression for as long as I can remember. I have thought about suicide almost every day although never actually tried. I expected my life to...
    xxangeleyes81xx xxangeleyes81xx 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 2

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    I'm worried that I won't be able to deal with the world, I've battled depression my whole life and I don't know what I'm going to do without the anchor of my family
    coraxsiri coraxsiri 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    I've battled depression for years. People may be completely oblivious to it because I hide behind a beautiful smile. My smile is genuine. But the battle still carries on.
    Philli8807 Philli8807 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    First of all, sorry for the length of this. So I had an appointment for my fibromyalgia. I've been told I have it but was getting some more tests ran. I've never seen this doctor...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I cry rarely. Before the past like month, it had Been months and months and months and months since I had cried at all. Even when I was depressed. But I find myself wanting to just...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am 26 and I still have acne. I have 2 huge pimples on my face right now. I don't know what it is. I have battled acne for so long. Can't I just get a break. It could be worse but...
    NorthCarolinaNC NorthCarolinaNC 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    If you have been feeling depressed and you are just tired of it and you want to be in peace, I invite you to surrender the war you have with depression. Our society judges...
    SatsangWithTathina SatsangWithTathina 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 10

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