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I Have Been Battling Depression Since I Was Young

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    They Hurt I tried searching groups

    for another one for this story, but the process is more cumbersome now. This is one of the things that depresses me, so it might as well go here. I have to wear briefs, fairly tight ones, most of the time. This was true since late teens--i've also had a bulge-suppression...
    rattleschains rattleschains 41-45, M Jan 8

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    Medicating Again

    I've been on amitryptaline for a week or so again. It seems to help me not to get so impatient and angry. And I don't want to die as much. That is probably why I'm not on EP as much. But I'm sure it will get dark again.
    rattleschains rattleschains 41-45, M Mar 22, 2013

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    I Was Depressed Because I Was So Afraid Of People

    between the sexual abuse, the house fire and my grand mothers drinking and Bills drinking and abuse, my older sisters abuse on me and trying to do everything so perfect so I didn't make a noise or didn't get in the way, or didn't do something wrong... I felt depressed when the...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 12, 2012

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    Me, Too

    and I alway lose the battles. When will I not need to fight it any more?
    SomewhereTomorrow SomewhereTomorrow 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 29, 2010

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    my psychiatrist says i'm a little aspergery

    and I really don't know what to think about that. Now this is not my professional psychiatrist, he is actually one of my clients who is very sweet and kind to me. he also said in the same sentence that "one of the nice things about you is you don't realize how wonderful you are...
    ayndostoy ayndostoy 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    Hmm

     I wonder why my parents never took me to a therapist when I was little.Maybe because I covered it so well.I remember crying a lot as a child.Hurting so bad.By the time I was eight, I was sure I wanted to die.Because I hated the way I was treated. And I was fat. Always so fat.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F Mar 12, 2012

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    Never Ending Pain

    I can remember being depressed when I was 5 years old. I remember being so scared to talk to people. Being so alone. 5 year olds don't know how to deal with another 5 year old that's depressed. And they shouldn't have to know. I just...never learned to be happy I guess. And now I...
    KrysSefhir KrysSefhir 18-21 2 Responses Mar 12, 2012

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    More Cuts

    Not that laceration and incision are to be my theme; just good ol' danger and anxiety to start one's life with. It was any weekday morning, my mom doing dishes at the sink of a long kitchen, one end of which ended at the plate glass/screen door to the back yard. The other end...
    rattleschains rattleschains 41-45, M Jan 5, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Well, he's much younger than me and moved to my place since he lives in the countryside and dropped school really early. He works, but for sure I pay all the bills and etc. We've...
    melmuara melmuara 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I'm only 21 years old but can happily say that me and my younger sister have had the most idyllic childhood with many of our fond memories being spent with our grandparents. My...
    deathfromabove1066 deathfromabove1066 22-25, F 41 mins ago

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    I need help! I have recently begun to recognize that I have been brainwashed by my family. Although I am becoming stronger, I still think that I am being manipulated by them. Worst...
    artiebrown14 artiebrown14 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    My name is Angel. I'm 13 now. I have experienced emotional abused since i was 4 or 5 i don't know. Its started with my friends at school. we are so happy together. then a new girl...
    CharlieA6654 CharlieA6654 13-15 1 Response Jul 16

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    I cheated on my husband, then i left him. He was mean, and I'm tired of repeating the details, but by mean I intend to say that he fits into many of the descriptors of an...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Jul 21

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    last weekend I took Phoebe to see Luke. Hilary (Luke's mum) told me that the divorce between Tracey & Andy was due to his adultery, not hers, this didn't come as a surprise! She...
    wjean71 wjean71 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    Ever since I was young, I never fit in. I was always larger and teased for it. I often wonder what is my purpose for being placed on this earth was. Was I just sent here to be...
    blaqbbwkween blaqbbwkween 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Hello everyone!! It takes me ages to write this first review and specially so much power. Do you know that feeling when you talking with yourself about how nice is to be single...
    poolboy1991 poolboy1991 18-21, M Jul 18

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    Or at least I think I have, the only reason I got this app was because I wanted more opinions on the subject matter since other sources of information were completely one sided or...
    kevin78pham kevin78pham 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 21

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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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    Hello I am the wife of a drug addict. We have been married for 2 years July 21st. I began to notice major changes in his behavior and mood changes. Also the way he was w me. He...
    CE21 CE21 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    But right now I feel like I'm in a really good patch. I have a good job, uni is going alright and I actually have some friends. I have been getting some negative thoughts lately...
    KateyCake KateyCake 18-21, F Jul 6

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    Well, I've actually been to multiple countries. Most I can't really remember because I was younger (around 5-7ish) but the most recent ones inspired me to travel around. The...
    AmoebaPrime AmoebaPrime 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    I have been to many hospitals since the age of twelve. I have been diagnosed with bipolar since the age of six. I was first put into restraints when I was twelve. This means I was...
    number1stella number1stella 26-30 Jul 8

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    I have been to many hospitals since the age of twelve. I have been diagnosed with bipolar since the age of six. I was first put into restraints when I was twelve. This means I was...
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    I have been to many hospitals since the age of twelve. I have been diagnosed with bipolar since the age of six. I was first put into restraints when I was twelve. This means I was...
    number1stella number1stella 26-30 3 Responses Jul 8

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    I don't know if this counts as emotional abuse, I'm a 21 year old male. So if that matters in whether I am or I'm not I guess I have gender issues too. The Mother who raised me has...
    Nataliewoofwoof Nataliewoofwoof 18-21 1 Response Jul 18

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    I'm sharing this with you because I want to know how I can move forward from this. I do love my husband but I feel so betrayed by his actions. And not just him his family and...
    2011dolly40 2011dolly40 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Okay so know were playing catch up, because i havent been on here in a while, so i have recently broke up with my ex boyfriend of 4 and a 1/2 years, had two different jobs and...
    Elijah4020Raye Elijah4020Raye 18-21, F Jul 24

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    I have been married for 5 years but we've been together for 17. There was a significant age difference between us (she was older). Long story short, over time, I got extremely...
    vladi7 vladi7 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I wonder how many people really know, little things could have, and can make made a large difference in life. For example, what if my Dad never left Mom? I know him. He's a good...
    RoddyB7589 RoddyB7589 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    Athletic Bilbao continued their march towards UEFA Champions League football next season using a dominant 3-0 home victory over Malaga. Aritz Aduriz scored at the start of each...
    mmogooglegame mmogooglegame 22-25, M Jul 7

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    I have been secretly dating the guy I was in live with for two years for a week- and 3 weeks ago he left for a trip to Europe. He messaged me on Facebook for 3 days and from then...
    MentoPiano MentoPiano 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    Let’s be real here. Being stalked can be either fun or scary. It’s fun because you might feel like a celeb, and it’s scary when you might like “OMG who-is-this-person...
    HikoukiGumo HikoukiGumo 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I went to a dog park when i was younger with my dad, sister and dog(of course). There was a brown poodle and apparently it had an attraction to kids and the owners didn't tell...
    ContagiousBrunette ContagiousBrunette 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I had been married for four months before I found out that my husband, whom I have been in a committed relationship for 9 years including a year-long engagement, cheated on me. It...
    krk314 krk314 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 21

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    When i was younger i wanted a tree house and wanted to be a princess........... heck i still want them.
    SAVEtheHER0 SAVEtheHER0 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I’ve been a girl for nearly a year and I feel I’m the happiest girl who has ever lived. I know it’s not true, but it does describe how I feel. If I’d had to go on as a boy...
    Iamsasha Iamsasha 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I think my parents are starting to get used to my nudity around bed time. I like sleeping nude and have been more open about it recently, so I often lounge about in my room nude...
    redinkblue redinkblue 22-25, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    I spent the last month in a mental hospital. I wont go into any details as to why, but it was a horrible experience. Yes I was in a safe place, and even tho I had loads of family...
    sarahk85 sarahk85 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 2

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    I am interested in chatting with women that have been in a large 'age gap' relationship. Either being much younger or older than the guy.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 19

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    i have been seen naked by my siblings during spankings and i have seen them including my brother who is 3 years older than me... my dad spanked him for pleasuring himself which is...
    valbunny valbunny 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 23

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    Okay this is something sorta crazy I know. Back when I was 13 I was raped on my way home from school and I didn't tell anyone and it broke me and ripped me apart still today I...
    Finniees Finniees 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I think I've been told a few times even though I personally don't like my voice since my voice is a little deep and I have been called, "Sir" and "Bro" over the phone a few times...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F Jul 24

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    It was a normal day at work, a car pulled up to be valeted, so I handed the man a ticket and proceeded to the rear of the car...... I looked to make sure a car wasn't coming then I...
    JoshLeeHamilton JoshLeeHamilton 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I am twenty two years old very beautiful,intelligent,and kind hearted but Im so lonely at first being single was great I didn't have to worry about where my man was or what he's...
    Cencere92 Cencere92 22-25, F 22 hrs ago

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    We who are not drug users have to understand this part of all this. That is this: yes they are addicted to drugs. I've been researching more since I found out. This is what I come...
    enki1770 enki1770 41-45, F Jul 8

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    Since i've been off high school I have been telling lies about my school/social status/things I do. When i'm at home gaming, I tell people I'm out for a drink or can't go out...
    chancelessman chancelessman 22-25, M Jul 21

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    I'm new to this. I am the daughter of a police officer and have never touch drugs. I am also the partner of a man with a 17 year heroin addiction. We have been together for around...
    hoppy87 hoppy87 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    It's embarrassing to say but I have been catfished. I know what everyone is thinking and it's like how... Well for one I'm not the type to pressure anyone to come and meet me and I...
    PepperX PepperX 22-25, F 4 Responses