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I Have Battled Depression In the Past

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    IT IS OVER YAY!!!!!!!

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

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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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    Related Experiences

    Hi, I'm a 21 year old medical student living abroad, I was diagnosed with bipolar nearly 3 years ago, and before that I struggled a lot. I let it get quite far before my family...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    When I was four years old, I developed depression issues due to the fact that I was treated like my life meant nothing and because I was physically abused. Then, when I was 11, I...
    TheKatAttack TheKatAttack 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't suffer from depression, but I met somebody on ep last year who does, and whose life has been dominated by it since early childhood. We conversed for around nine months...
    KitFornay KitFornay 51-55, M 4 days ago

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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 Mar 27

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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 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I've been fighting depression since I can remember, I was beaten by my father, bullied, hated and laughed at called names because im bisexual. I've danced with death and it has...
    TheMadHatteri TheMadHatteri 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I can't stop myself,I have to tell someone.I was bullied a lot.By girls.They were so mean,laughing at me,mocking me,telling hurtfull words.But I was really good herarted child.Even...
    ughjustfiveminutesmore ughjustfiveminutesmore 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am so tired of being so alone. I left home to see if it was my situation. It isn't. I cry a lot. I am very unsure of myself socially. I don't feel close to anyone. I do not go...
    TheAfter TheAfter 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    It doesn't matter how painful life is at the moment, I always put others before myself. Nobody is there when I need support most, though.
    oodleskaboodles oodleskaboodles 16-17, F Apr 14

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    Oh I hate my past it is going to Haunt me forever
    lonely6999 lonely6999 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    I've been dealing with this off and on, but I realized something. If I am on my death bed and I look back on my life only spent being sad, by choice, it was not used well. I have a...
    SelfSurgery SelfSurgery 13-15, F Apr 12

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    sometimes its just too much and its at those times everyone turns their backs on you
    illgetoveriteventually illgetoveriteventually 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Tonight turned into a night full of screaming and crying, and I probably just lost my best friend. I don't think I can do it anymore.
    Erinn2 Erinn2 16-17, F Apr 11

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    You were there in periods of it. When you took that organ I put up no fight. In all these years the temptation is all I need. The mind can sometimes lead me astray, hence the...
    Isis27 Isis27 36-40 Apr 14

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    I was a slave from 5-12 but God rescued me and I'm very thankful.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    I have battled depression my entire life. Along with depression, I have PTSD, Schotzophrenia, GED, OCD, DMD and piles of nonsense diagnosis.
    koditrust koditrust 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    When I was 6 years old I was molested by an older cousin for the first time. This would go on quite frequently for another 7 years. When it finally stopped I decided it would be...
    ch24 ch24 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I remember thinking I was so depressed or sad all the time a couple years ago... Little did I know that I wasn't even close to the worst of it. Now, I suffer from sleeping too much...
    jessicadozen jessicadozen 18-21, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I battled depression or more like I still am but it's more at a borderline now. My experience would be that depression feels a little like a hydra, you cut out the sadness but two...
    stranger2012 stranger2012 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 15

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    I battled depression since I was 9 up until I was in my mid 17. I'm glad to say that I kicked depression ***! I know it's very hard to overcome something so internally deep. I've...
    masmelo masmelo 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I've battled depression since I was 13. I'm 28 now. It seems like my whole personality has changed. I used to could brush things off real easy and not worry. Now worry is all i do...
    kitakat00 kitakat00 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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    I've battled depression and anxiety for as long as I can remember. I have it a bit more under control these days but I still have moments when it all just goes to hell again for a...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I HAVE battled...now I am ready to give up the fight.. I am tired of trying.. I have enough.. My EP friends have helped me, but now I think they are getting tired of me feeling...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 8 Responses Apr 14

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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 Mar 31

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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 Mar 31

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    When I was young, I was a happy child that wanted to grow up really badly, now I see how age can change your life in many terrible ways. My mother is extremely strict and all my...
    HermioneGlasse HermioneGlasse 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have manic depression. I haven't had a low this bad in a long time. Thoughts of death and suicide come easily when I feel this way. Life is a struggle.
    lmjw1990 lmjw1990 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Approval I think I have had depression longer than I realised .I was always seeking approval from my parents as I was the blacksheep of the family .My dad and I never got on really...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 15

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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 3 Responses Apr 2

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    Ever since I lost my job and have been unable to work due to disability and the fact a person who I thought I could trust tried to ruin my life because she thought she had an axe...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    ⌂ Home Debbie Avatar Debbie ⚙ Forgive my spelling errors (was very hard to write) Also forgive how long winded this is, but fellow FM sufferers can relate to how...
    debbie913 debbie913 31-35, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Hey guys, I'm new here, so I'm not exactly sure how this goes.. But I figured I'd give it a shot. Here's a little bit about me: My name is Sara, I'm 19 years old, I live with my...
    darling1925 darling1925 18-21, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Hi, I'm a 21 year old medical student living abroad, I was diagnosed with bipolar nearly 3 years ago, and before that I struggled a lot. I let it get quite far before my family...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I've been bullied from age 12 to age 16/17. It might not seem a long time, but it was for me. Day in, day out I was being ridiculed, being told I was useless, being called ugly...
    UselessNobody UselessNobody 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Hi, I'm a 21 year old medical student living abroad, I was diagnosed with bipolar nearly 3 years ago, and before that I struggled a lot. I let it get quite far before my family...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 13 hrs ago