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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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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    IT IS OVER YAY!!!!!!!

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

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    Related Experiences

    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M Jul 22

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    Is it sad that the only comfort that I have right now is that I have returned to the good ol' depressed me?
    badday928 badday928 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    Uncertain on how to stop thinking all the negative thoughts about myself. Medication and therapy do not help.
    BleuGirl83 BleuGirl83 31-35, F Jul 4

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    I do not have severe depression or anxiety but I do have both and on meds for them. However it's not enough. I know I need to exercise and get out the house but I have no...
    TashaBbb TashaBbb 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Yes i survived and im really proud of that. I had major depression and i got cognitive behavioral treatment along with an SSRI and now im perfectly fine, living happily every...
    michellatr michellatr 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Sometimes I get really upset about the mental "illnesses" that I have because I am not a soldier yet I have PTSD, I have not had the worst life ever, yet I have depression, anxiety...
    Lifebugzme Lifebugzme 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I have been battling depression since high school, PTSD since high school, and anxiety all my life. More recently (over the past 2.5 yrs) I have had many melt downs and have hit...
    tig1991 tig1991 22-25, F Jul 15

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    What helps you get out of the ruts of depression. When meds and therapy aren't enough ?
    ap05 ap05 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I was raped when I was 8 I have an eating disorder I can't sleep at night without waking up screaming I'm on anti depressants I'm really done with trying to keep going I'm in...
    sexybear35 sexybear35 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    And sometimes I almost welcome the panic attacks because they're the only time I feel alive. Most of the time I live in a haze of numbness or pure despair, depending on whether or...
    PaperStars33 PaperStars33 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I have written numerous blogs (on different sites) regarding my struggles since my early teen years. I have been on numerous medications, seen many therapists/psychologists...
    brainieblonde brainieblonde 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    This is basically my story and I hope you guys like it c: When I was about eight years old, I didn't really talk that much. I was always really shy and quiet and I began to lose...
    Daisyflow Daisyflow 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Your body's not ruined your just a tigress/tiger who had earned there stripes.:)
    jessica7440 jessica7440 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Let's just says I went through a very rough patch my soph year and junior year.
    tediousjpg tediousjpg 16-17 Jul 11

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    Could use someone to talk to. Only nice people interested in actually talking please. I'm tired of pervs.
    Kimmandra6918 Kimmandra6918 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I've noticed that I'm more depressed when I'm in a relationship vs when I'm single
    ap05 ap05 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    So it just happens in the middle of class. Nothing really is needed to trigger them. But i will be doing fine one second and the next i feel like i can't breathe. It feels like i'm...
    chemically99 chemically99 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I feel so alone. and I need someone to talk to and be there for me when i would like to chat.. someone that understands me... Please message me..
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 24

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    I have been bullied before I been bullied but I haven't told a lot of people I love EP because it's like a journal and I can show how I really feel and how I really am Back to...
    Hiddenamoungus Hiddenamoungus 13-15, F Jul 23

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    On a scale of one to ten, ten being the highest, my anxiety will always remain a 3 or 4. I have chosen to not allow depression and anxiety to take one more day. So I let it come...
    sunny3875 sunny3875 36-40, F Jul 5

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    ive battled depression and anxiety for 4 years now. actually diagnosed as severe disorders as well as ocd adhd bipolar disorders
    DaugherOfSun DaugherOfSun 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I have a major issue, basically, I want to rid myself of my emotions. I've battled depression for a two year long uphill battle, and, I'm actually winning, but, that's not my...
    Nix0 Nix0 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I've battled depression since I was about 6 years old and I think I have learned how to deal with it a little better.
    AllyLuvsU AllyLuvsU 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    I have severe depression I used to cut myself I know what u guys r going through if u need to talk I'm here
    clairebear1996 clairebear1996 18-21, F Jul 2

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    I have severe depression and i fight it every day i have no one to talk to about it its gotten so bad now i have suicidal and homicidal fantasies daily i dont know which one is...
    Fangedwang Fangedwang 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 14

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    I don't understand the purpose of me staying alive because of the following: 1. I'm single, never married 2. No dependents, no one depends on me or needs me for anything. No...
    BleuGirl83 BleuGirl83 31-35, F 8 Responses Jul 17

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    I have fought depression and loneliness since my ex fiancee cheated on me 3 years and I had to leave.
    IamMell IamMell 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 19

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    UK SUFFERERS - PLEASE GET IN CONTACT! So, I've never really wanted to write my story. Not because I am afraid or ashamed, but because I am so bored of talking about it, it makes...
    scharx scharx 18-21 Jul 1

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    UK SUFFERERS - PLEASE GET IN CONTACT! So, I've never really wanted to write my story. Not because I am afraid or ashamed, but because I am so bored of talking about it, it makes...
    scharx scharx 18-21 1 Response Jul 1

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    Has anyone ever had success with past-life regressions? Where you try to meditate and visualize who/where you were in a past life. I have done it a few times and have had a little...
    sweetie8403 sweetie8403 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Things I am not conscious about from my past. I have to know I have to learn to get through & to get over. How else can I start my new life? My mind has blocked the truth to keep...
    Twistina81 Twistina81 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I have major depression, along with some other labels. And the one thing I learned about having this illness is that you can't let it win. I would have episodes that made...
    redhope redhope 18-21, F Jul 8

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    I have a personal page @that_one_vampire_girl and I always follow back on that account. Then I have @the_depression_confessions which is a page that peoples confessions are sent in...
    PrincessAphrodite PrincessAphrodite 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    WARNING: Possible Trigger Warning and Explict/Mature content! Also this is my choice to post this much information about me. Please keep your negative opinions to yourself. I...
    Winbu Winbu 16-17, M 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    ~*~ I battled this for YEARS - as in most of my adolescent/adult life. This is how I got a handle on it and got my life back. *I'm taking the time to write this out - hoping that...
    JusDifferent JusDifferent 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    Soh About my personality. I changed my personality Cuz everyone rejected me for. And here I'm saying what were my personalities long ago from five years that I'm trying to fix...
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    My experience began while I was pregnant. Like many of the stories ive read, I was happy. I was actually happier than I should have been at 17. I wanted a boy, and on my 18th...
    remember22 remember22 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Well, this is it. I've got to man up and delete this account. I've cut many things out of my life, this will be yet another. I've only hurt the people i've come in contact with...
    Yearsgoby Yearsgoby 18-21, M 7 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Found out I was diagnosed with severe depression in November 2013. I've tried therapy but for me that doesn't help me at all, I'm not an open person so I don't like sharing my...
    naniwani01 naniwani01 13-15, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    iam a wreck eating pills when ur 15 is ok right ? Well it's not I battled it and i still but now iam better maybe a little stronger I don't know but I know one day I will not let...
    brokenV brokenV 18-21 1 Response Jul 23

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    I can't recall much that happens in short period of time. What happened when I was those kinds of memories i really don't recall. Some people judge me and will say I do know my...
    ohida ohida 16-17, F