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I Have Been Depressed My Entire Life

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     Many times just reading about how someone else interprets depression helps me to understand and accept my own in a new light.  Depression is not who you are, depression is something that interferes with who you are...like a separate entity.  Some people will...
    FuschiaTulip FuschiaTulip 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 7, 2010

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    I always get cues to guide me out of harms way. I have been blessed.
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    YES after years of mental and emotional struggles I have been pinpointed with ASD :( Anyone else have ASD and want to talk about it??????
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    I have been to America on several occasions. I love the American lifestyle very much.
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    I have been told more times then I can count that I look like Meryl Streep.
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    I have been told quite often that I look like Alec Baldwin.
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    I have been told I look like Rick Moranis.
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    I have been seen naked many times! Hope u like the pic
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    Relationships have taken their toll on me in the past. I have been emotionally broken by those I cared for and loved. So many times so that I have lost a piece of me. It takes alot...
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    I miss the little girl whose dreams had no barriers, who believed in a world where anything is possible, with a heart that was full and unbroken.
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    I have been blocked several times to be honest and straight man and maybe coz I'm dumb.
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    This is a common thing I have gotten all my life, mainly from women, which just proved my Dad was right. You see, I inherited his poor eyesight and my motherĀ“s light blue eyes...
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    I will be the first to admit. It has been almost a year since I have been exclusive with a guy. My past doesn't define me. It certainly does have an impact on my everyday life. I...
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