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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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    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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    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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    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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    IT IS OVER YAY!!!!!!!

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

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    Related Experiences

    I accidentally forgot my meds two days in a row... Im not feeling too good. I remember being told coming off of them could sometimes be worse than the original depression. But...
    RebeccaJane00 RebeccaJane00 18-21, F Apr 27

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    For me, it is waves. Big waves, little waves- no discrimination in size, cause or timing. It can feel so random. Or it can feel as if it was triggered. It can last hours, days...
    fromthegirlonthewall fromthegirlonthewall 18-21, F May 3

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    i have honestly been suffering from depression and anxiety since i was 4. horrible i know. i grew up at 7, i was forced. i never got to be kid. i was discussing budgets and bills...
    butterflykisses11 butterflykisses11 16-17, F 1 Response May 6

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    I have been on Zoloft 50mg for 3 months. I take it around 8pm every day. If I take it the same time I'm ok, but as soon as I have a date, late night at work, or anything but normal...
    lettingitallbleedout lettingitallbleedout 22-25 1 Response May 18

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    I hate my life. I can't get over all the bad mistakes I've made and I feel like I'm worthless and going nowhere.
    Paratrooper94 Paratrooper94 18-21, M 2 Responses May 4

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    I take medicine to sleep, it's an Indian version of seroquel.
    kiddishguypete kiddishguypete 26-30, M a week ago

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    Sometimes I hated to be me All the neg thoughts are like a freight train rushing past us by Time is an of essence but we loose them by sleeping or just while away the hours...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    I had told myself I would make more clay starfish and draw again but I haven't. I still haven't eaten yet today. I told my husband the other day that I haven't seen a need to...
    Anuska23 Anuska23 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Well i was certain of the severe depression and now lets add social anxiety to the ******* list... Sigh.. Can someone just shoot me in the head to end my ******* misery?! This is...
    TheLeftBehind TheLeftBehind 18-21, M May 1

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    I've never met someone with such a light side and a strong dark side. I'm a very comforting person but my past is so dark it's hard for people to understand. especially since my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 12

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    I'm tired of not experiencing life. I want to know what its like to go out with friends. I'd always wondered what it would be like to go bowling with people who actually want to be...
    Thefightingangel Thefightingangel 22-25, M May 8

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    Forgotten veterans.Beat by mother as a child for rich father abandoning us. I looked and sounded like father so I paid the price for it.Step father a good man and is why I am not a...
    sswehiii sswehiii 51-55, M 1 Response May 12

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    I have major exams and I cant focus due to flashbacks,Im doing my best but its not enough
    charmedangel1978 charmedangel1978 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I wish I can act normal like everybody else without having flashbacks,Im trying hard ti study but I cant focus especially when Im dealing with difficult subjects
    charmedangel1978 charmedangel1978 31-35, F May 6

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    I cant get over my first public meltdown how embarrassing it is
    charmedangel1978 charmedangel1978 31-35, F May 8

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    Happy Mothers Day... Picture basically sums it up. I'm not being selfish, for the people that may think I'm one.
    SavingLucy17 SavingLucy17 16-17, F May 10

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    Cut myself tonight for the first time in a few months. I'm better at hiding it now though.
    Cranksta Cranksta 18-21, F 1 Response May 12

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    I cant even stand outside my school without having a panic attack. I never want to go outside, i try and hide myself and ive became super self concious. Anxiety sucks, all because...
    james13456 james13456 16-17, M May 13

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    Honestly I didn't acknowledge or accept it for a long time. Not until it finally got me and nearly crippled me. I've gotten better I think. But there are still bad days, there are...
    Grant0306 Grant0306 18-21, M May 15

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    Isn't it crazy how many directions a person can be pulled at one time. Things are hectic one minute and the next everything is ... just fine. One second you're smiling. The next...
    ATLsLadyLuck ATLsLadyLuck 36-40, F May 18

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    I have no idea why, but for the past couple weeks I have been freaking out over nothing. For instance, my family and I were walking to the car, from Baskin Robbins, and I couldnt...
    ImOnlyMe84 ImOnlyMe84 26-30, F May 7

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    I have had depression now since i was a kid but its turned into severe depression over the past few years and i dont really remember ever being happy so its hard to fight the...
    ymasxatl ymasxatl 22-25, F 2 Responses May 4

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    i have had depression and anxiety since i was a very young child. its a long story, but recently i have left school. i am so lonely now, i am studying online so i have no immediate...
    butterflykisses11 butterflykisses11 16-17, F 4 Responses May 6

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    I was friends with a girl for 6 years. We recently stopped being friend about 3 months ago due to me just not wanting to be around her negative energy and she doesn't take care of...
    kyliereneaa kyliereneaa 16-17, F May 14

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    My father was very abusive when I was growing up. He never physically abused me, but he physically abused my brothers. He was also emotionally abusive with them as well as my...
    Mickkeyy Mickkeyy 18-21, F 3 Responses May 2

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    My name is James and I've been an emetophobe for as long as I can remember. I'm better now than I have been in past years, but emetophobia and related panic attacks remain very...
    Rigoletto87 Rigoletto87 26-30, M 1 Response May 6

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    Yes, I've forgiven those who have hurt me in the past because at one point I wanted forgiveness too even if I didn't deserve it. It is absolutely freeing to forgive. Thank You...
    JesusReigns777 JesusReigns777 26-30, F 45 mins ago

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    I was 19 when I had my first baby... but my depression started about five months into my pregnancy. I was so young and boyfriend was my age so definitely young as well. when I...
    crazy4love crazy4love 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    Everyone talks about depression as if they know it. But what they don’t know is that depression is a hooded figure standing just outside of a wooden doorway, it’s feeling...
    Sorao88 Sorao88 22-25, M 1 Response May 4

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    I have a lot I'm dealing with right now. I know I have anxiety and now I figured out I have depression. I know people say "You don't have depression. Your too young for that...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F May 12

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    Thank you. Each and every one of you ******** out there who give people crap about mental illnesses and those of you who think you have depression and not even know what depression...
    mystiere13 mystiere13 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have lived with a man for 11 years and only now do I see he was suffering from mild depression and anxiety for a good portion of it. He has always been a very stoic person who...
    marydd marydd 31-35, F 1 Response May 2

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    I've been doing good with depression for the past months or so. I've been happy. Been going out and doing things. But now over the past few days I've been starting to relapse. I'm...
    JonnySlackMallon JonnySlackMallon 22-25, M 2 Responses May 6

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    I fight depression with meditation, prayer and love from hubby. Thanks to my family & friends who pray for me. This is just like a thunder storm that I couldn't stop. You couldn...
    Missberry73 Missberry73 41-45, F 2 Responses May 11

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