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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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    If I can do my life all over again, I would have been a rockstar. I would have been like Roxette. Tough feminity, a solid band and sexy edgy hair. No harm dreaming isn't it. The...
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    I am a switch, both submissive and dominant. But really have been submissive to only a handful of men but always felt in control of letting go. Because of my busy life, my first...
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    Just in the last week my life has changed dramatically, if I look back on the last few months or the last year I have learned so much that I feel like a completely different person...
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    I've been with this guy for about 5 years and I'm fed up with him. This story is a bit crazy. I use to check his Facebook page often and notice that he conversates a lot with his...
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    It has been a month now, since I found out my husband cheated on me. We have been together for 20 years and have two kids. It was a co-worker and it lasted 6 months. He told me he...
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    I have been through a lot for the past couple of years and I have been judged because of who I am or because of the way I look. I have been bullied for the people I like and why I...
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    I'm fourteen years old and a freshman in high school. I'm about 200 pounds. I haven't been able to forgive my mom for initially causing my weight. However, the truth is, obesity...
    EndTheFatKid EndTheFatKid 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I was maybe about 16. He lied to me about his age... saying he was 17 when really he was 25. He used to cut me, choke me, and rape me. He used me for sex and then when i got...
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    I know you may look at me and say.. "Your only 13! How can you be complaining about going through a lot in your life?" Well if you want to know ask me. But i have been through...
    LoveMeNow2002 LoveMeNow2002 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Hope you all are fine. just want to say that for some reasons i have been misunderstood many times. so, i humbly request that if i ever hurt anyone please forgive me and please...
    ishqelahasil ishqelahasil 26-30, M Aug 19

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    Sorry if your mail and posts have gone unanswered, I started a new job and have been really busy, all is well and hope all is well with all my friends, I've missed talking to you.
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    I have been lied, used, stabbed, threatened, blackmailed by some of my friends and by my ex. Now I have a serious problem with trusting someone. I know I'm still young but my ex...
    escede escede 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Letting go of it all. Letting go of everyone and anything that has made me feel bad or Insecure. Letting go of the hatred for myself for thinking I was capable of handling...
    ButtercupBrown15 ButtercupBrown15 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 16

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    Actually, I have been helped more by strangers than by friends, it seems. For example, once me and a friend of mine were walking, when I felt faint, and stopped to catch my breath...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    It seems as though most of my life, I've been able to see these "shadow people." Whether I've seen the same ones throughout my life, I am unsure of. I have few memories of my past...
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    I have been blocked for doing what I was asked
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    I have been told I am...but when I think I like them they turn out to be pervs.
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    How do you find out if you have been blocked by someone if you don't know who's page to go to?
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    US Travel I have been to the following states: Detroit Florida - Lived there for a few months Georgia Illinois Indiana - Lived there for a few years Kansas Kentucky Michigan...
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    I have been living inside my head for some time now. You don't really realize it because it's your life and you don't see how you could live any other way, other than in your...
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    I have been in love with one of my best friends (and ex) whom claims doesn't hold any feelings for me for so long that I've forgotten what it's like to not be heartbroken. It numbs...
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    I would like to say I have been acting a bit strange even by my own standards and would like to apologize for my past flakiness and my future stupidity. I ask for forgivness...
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    I've not dated much, I have been stepped out on in every relationship I've had. I'm losing hopes of finding loyalty, honesty, and respect. it's a terrifying thought.
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    recently found out that my husband of 7 years had an affair with his coworker for 3 months while I was pregnant and have lost our second baby. To make matters worse I have all the...
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