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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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    IT IS OVER YAY!!!!!!!

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

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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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    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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    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 got through it,

    though. Yay! It was a horrible way to live. The worse thing is my parents (who were actually the reason I was depressed in the first place) didn't do anything after I told them. They just told me it was "normal for people my age to go be depressed" and continued doing the things...
    bowsandarrows bowsandarrows 13-15, F Jul 3

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    I don't know how it started. I was in second grade and I became sensitive to teasing. It came out of nowhere. I had not been like this in the first grade. I had a teacher -- a...
    emperornorton47 emperornorton47 56-60, M 34 mins ago

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    I'm tired of people telling me to get over it. "Just sleep it off, you won't be sad tomorrow." Depression isn't just about being sad. Sadness is about 15% of it. 35% is a mixture...
    DoneAnd0ver DoneAnd0ver 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    As do a lot of these stories, mine starts with my father. He was an abusive drunk. He liked me more than my older sister but he didn't ever physically hurt her like he did to me...
    messj messj 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I have this friend.. a very dear friend of mine that I love dearly. This friend of mine is much older than I am though it seems like we are the same.‚ÄčIf I could describe this...
    mercifulpennies mercifulpennies 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Have had it for a long time getting the best of me now trying to battle back not going well working out everyday and eating well still not working need to get past...
    JackBull281 JackBull281 46-50, M 7 hrs ago

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    I remember back in 2012 that was the year that people believed what the Mayan calendar had predicted about how the calendar was going to end anyway I remember I was going through a...
    Jolietillinois Jolietillinois 22-25, M 10 hrs ago

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    Some days it's alright. Some days it's bad. Some days it's (bleeping) bad. Sometimes I feel like I won't be able to kick depression, but there are moments, fleeting as they may...
    Brianianday Brianianday 26-30, M 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I really want to see a therapist. I want someone to talk to and I feel like this is eating me alive. BUT I have two issues that is keeping me from seeking help, myself and my...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I go through phases where I feel so sad and out of place in the world. I have two friends I really care about but I think for the most part I am their "backup" friend. They only...
    Yousahoe Yousahoe 22-25, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I think my own cure for depression is having a best friend. Someone who is there for me, and enjoys similar things. I felt depressed and alone for so long, it was normal. While I...
    Maihowl Maihowl 22-25, F 20 hrs ago

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    I felt neutral today, not excited or down, just sort of middle of the road, knowing my mood could take off in any direction. I knew IT was lurking in the background, as it always...
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 41-45, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    He's my pastor, and a good one but he's also out of the closet, was married and has kids. We can talk about everything facing a gay ex-married man...........and I do mean...
    steverick steverick 56-60, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    It's an ongoing thing. Today has been one of my good days. . So, l decided to try and think logically, about it all.. True..whatever the source is that's causing the depression...
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 41-45, F 10 Responses 1 day ago

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    Ever since I was younger I have battled with depression and anxiety. It's honestly nothing that can just "go away" from a few pills prescribed from my doctor. Depression sucks. It...
    Amberrjade27 Amberrjade27 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I have severe depression and I am self conscious.I cry every night and I've attempted suicide 2 times.Im not Comfortable in my own skin.I don't like my face I think I'm too fat.I...
    BrandonDay BrandonDay 18-21, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    What! You mean it's as easy as thinking positive thoughts ... Gee, l never knew. .that's where I've been going wrong! I'm getting rather tired of the assumptions that postive...
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 41-45, F 10 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have had depression for a while now, at first I didn;t understand what was going on - I had a battle with myself day in and day out.I did a lot of soul searching and did a lot of...
    Gangstress Gangstress 31-35, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Triptykon-Aurorae These bonds have been burned And hatred shall not last The tools of sorrow cast Have become the past A spirit wasting away...
    DanteBlake23 DanteBlake23 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    I have extreme depression.
    Killingmesoftly78 Killingmesoftly78 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    So i tried to commit suicide. To be honest I didn't panic... the thought was nice. I don't wish to condone it, I'm glad I'm alive I guess. But for those few dying hours, it was...
    TheUrge21 TheUrge21 18-21, M Jul 21

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    i have severe depression and it kills me every second and every minute and every hour....i battle it so deep every day...i just dont know how to be happy...im a lost cause and...
    LegendBattles LegendBattles 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 21

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    As someone who has battled with this hindrance for as far as I can remember...I wanted to give everyone kudos for opening up and asking questions. For the longest time I never...
    Electricgasmic Electricgasmic 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I have all three affecting my life day to day. Aren't I the luckiest?!
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M Jul 20

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    For more than half my life I have battled. Diagnosed early at 19 with bipolar thrusted into my 1st major episode. Those that dnt know & say just snap out of it Ive wanted to smack...
    Sugasug Sugasug 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 20

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    It's tough knowing everyone around you is living their lives and you are just stuck at home by yourself. You want to be so happy for them and you know you are but your depression...
    MellowKitten MellowKitten 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I've had depression for years now. I used to listen to metal when I was sad/mad, it never really helped me. The words in Most songs showed me that other people had harder lives...
    BreeezeBlocks BreeezeBlocks 16-17, F Jul 19

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    I am not afraid that I have lost my salvation, I know that I have and yes I am afraid because of that. I gave my life to the Lord in 2008 I had a major encounter with God, I had...
    Coloursearching Coloursearching 22-25 5 Responses Jul 18

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    I've been in foster care since the beginning of the first grade. It's hard because I still get memories of someone choking my mother. :( I don't like remembering...
    KidBi13 KidBi13 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Truth be told look at photo
    saraluvdom saraluvdom 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I have battled depression for a good part of my life. The one thing that has always helped me with my depression is crossdressing. I don't know why but when I dress as a women I...
    Readytwochange Readytwochange 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    "Why PTSD Is Undiagnosed In Many Black Women" http://blackdoctor.org/457086/ptsd-and-african-american-women/
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 14

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    Ever since I was little, I've battled it. It all started when I was 3, I witnessed domestic abuse (specifically my father almost beating my mom up to death) then when I was 6...
    Amongthecomets Amongthecomets 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    ... I have had depression for as long as I can remember. When I started school I was always the odd man out; In grade school no one really liked me because I was quite, played with...
    deniseee deniseee 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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