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I Have Battled Depression In the Past

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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

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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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    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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    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

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    Related Experiences

    I'm not sure how much people will actually read this because it's going to be really long but basically I've struggled with depression my whole life . I'm not looking for attention...
    AlissaCupcakes AlissaCupcakes 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    has anyone done NeuroStar Therapy Treatment for depression? here? if so. has it worked?. im on an anti depressant called Brintellix. it is not working anymore. at first it did...
    Jacqueline779 Jacqueline779 26-30, F Dec 7

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    Hey there. There is no such thing somebody can fix you. You gotta fix yourself! Is all in you! In your mind! You gotta learn to see your pain and understand it. And try to not let...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F Dec 13

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    PTSD since I was 9 too. The worst part is when people tell you that depression is not real, you're imagining the sadness, or if you just get of your butt and do the things that...
    youmeatsiix youmeatsiix 16-17, F Dec 15

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Dec 14

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    You may mess up, but you are not a mess up. You may make a mistake, but you are not a mistake. You may screw up, but you are not a screw up. You may fail, but you...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 15

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    You may mess up, but you are not a mess up. You may make a mistake, but you are not a mistake. You may screw up, but you are not a screw up. You may fail, but you...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Dec 15

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    http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Am-Lonely/5249647 Please read this
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Dec 14

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    I'm not sure how much people will actually read this because it's going to be really long but basically I've struggled with depression my whole life . I'm not looking for attention...
    AlissaCupcakes AlissaCupcakes 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    My gf is concerned I take too many meds and about drug interactions. I hate being dependent on meds but when I tried to cut back it was really bad. I am upset because I was on...
    mslvr01 mslvr01 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 25

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    I was raised in a foster family (I was fostered then adopted into this family- and they continued to foster other children). When I was younger I was a loud, confident child and as...
    Alexmoss1990 Alexmoss1990 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Ive had this all my life. I cant remember a day where I have not felt unwell. I am very paranoid about everyone, but i have to override this with a positive way of thinking. Its my...
    DDcups DDcups 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 7

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    I think my sister is starting to hate me. I don't know what I did wrong and now I want to escape. She has been pointing out things that hurt me and I can't tell if she's just...
    Cranksta Cranksta 18-21, F Dec 1

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    Feeling like cutting myself again. I don't know where it comes from. It's just something that screams out from my soul. I wonder if it's practice for suicide or if I just like the...
    Cranksta Cranksta 18-21, F Dec 1

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    I'm 40 years old, I was a firefighter for over 12 years. I had a call that involved a mother and her kids. It was a murder/suicide, I knew the mother, dad and the children. I...
    ndirishfan ndirishfan 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    With Wings is a group on Facebook which offers help and support for those who need it. It is a safe space for members to come together, make friends and help others as well as...
    withwingsgroup withwingsgroup 18-21, F Dec 11

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    F*** life, f*** me. I am done with it all... I have a knife in reach, and drugs in the kitchen to OD with... Parents locked away the guns. Im going to write good bye letters first...
    tig1991 tig1991 22-25, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have destroyed people's lives..
    captaindani captaindani 13-15, F Dec 4

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    Sometimes it seems like no one understands. I feel like I'm being overdramatic when I say that, but it really does feel lonely, having Ptsd. It's bad enough to spend life being...
    Ztun7856 Ztun7856 16-17, F Dec 6

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    I struggled a lot and thanks to God he helped me
    Ditzle Ditzle 18-21, M Dec 9

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    One time I was with my friend and he wanted to hang out with this girl (my former girlfriend) and we ended up hanging out. I didn't really want to hang out so I eventually left...
    XodolsWasHere XodolsWasHere 16-17, M Dec 2

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    All my life I have battled depression and my depression is extremely bad for me...all I have to do is look at a knife or anything dangerous and all I want to do is hurt myself...
    Scarsdontfade Scarsdontfade 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 16

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    I fall asleep when I'm bored, especially in the winter. I have battled a panic attack. Just once but it was enough...I want to run away. A lot. People in the house, around me do...
    sunnygrlamy sunnygrlamy 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    I've known I've had depression for the past fourteen years but only just discovered I have bipolar depression last year when I went manic and started doing crazy **** that almost...
    rpg456 rpg456 51-55, M Nov 26

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    It's snowing. The first real snow of the season. Snow makes me happy. The white flakes the smell in the air just the beauty all around of snow. I'm trying harder than I have in...
    cutecrazy05 cutecrazy05 22-25 1 Response Nov 26

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    My depression has never been good, I haven't had a good period for as long as I can remember. My "good" periods were when the meds began working and I could hide the fact that I...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I guess I should post a few things about me. 1.) I'm 17 2.) I have clinical depression, along with seasonal depression and manic depression along with MPD and OCD 3.) I have bad...
    alicepulkin alicepulkin 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    I feel like killing myself. I get highs and lows as with most people, but my lows are miles down and my highs are never much higher. I am 19 and I have had depression for over 10...
    Alemiir Alemiir 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 16

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    Does anyone have Bipolar Depression?
    2infinityandbeyond 2infinityandbeyond 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 25

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    I have had depression for years, no one can help me, I've cut for years, my dad has nothing to do with me, my mom is a recovering addict and the only dad I ever had died of cancer...
    lickyoduck lickyoduck 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    I have had depression for 15 years. I am trying to get better but some days are better than others.
    LighteningEnd LighteningEnd 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 9

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    I just realized that I have major depression.. it's really hard to let it click, but it explains a lot.. for one, one of the symptoms (that seems less likely to be able to be...
    kayalucky4 kayalucky4 18-21 1 Response a week ago

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    I wish I could have forgotten my past and then ran away far away. My sister is a wrong and messed up jerk, my family didn't pay much attention to me and so I felt hated, I have no...
    Timelord47 Timelord47 18-21 1 Response Nov 25

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    I am a 47 yr old man. I respond to posts that people as young as 13-15 post. I do this because I have raised a son, 19, and daughter, 21. I have my psychology degree, have been...
    mslvr01 mslvr01 46-50, M 6 Responses Dec 15

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    Tonight was confusing... Talked to someone I never thought I'd really talk to again. I looked a mess, I was tired cold, and just overly exhausted. I was texting as I saw him walk...
    nottheaveragegirl nottheaveragegirl 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 10

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    I never show my social anxiety because I'm always with my small closed circle of friends. They introduce me to everyone and I dont say a word. I never say anything to anyone and am...
    penaddict penaddict 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    So I have been noticing me not being about to stay asleep for one full night, no matter what time I fall asleep I still wake up through out the night! :( I have noticed the past...
    advicegiver01 advicegiver01 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    I am 30 years old and have BIID. I am new here, and glad to see there are others that deal with this. I am a little farther a long than many as I do live full time as a...
    WendiWheels WendiWheels 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 17

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    I was born January '81 without a thyroid gland. My mom nursed me for 6 months, but after I was weaned, I quit developing and only gained weight. My muscles atrophied, my tongue got...
    mnb99 mnb99 31-35, F 6 hrs ago

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