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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 was really depressed when me and my boyfriend broke it. It felt so weird. I could barely breathe, my heart felt heavy, I lost a lot of weight, I was always alone (but what's new...
    uh2behonest uh2behonest 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    Depression is like that person in your life that you thought was your friend, but then ends up hurting you in the end. They were always there with you, came uninvited, made you...
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I wonder sometimes if people would miss me like I know some would cry but they all would forget in time
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    all I ever wanted to do was to help other people. Honestly I wish I didn't, because I have been used, cheated on, and rejected because of it; as a result I have been depressed for...
    halcyondays2 halcyondays2 18-21, M Jan 10

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    Been depressed lately, just shook it off now finally. Now get my sh-t back on track, new year resolution drink more water, dehydration can lead to depression.
    YellowBrightLight YellowBrightLight 18-21 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I have been hiding out for a couple of days. Some friends came to visit. Actually I will call them acquaintances not friends, because I don't like them at all. I know hate is a...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    There is one time in particular that I still wonder about, did I do the right thing? I lied to my father at age 16 or so. My mom was there too. He asked me: "Tom (not my real...
    steverick steverick 56-60, M 3 Responses Jan 9

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    I've been through so much in my life and I've been hurt so many times. I've been used, taken advantage of, cheated on played and lied to repeatedly by the ones I love so dearly. I...
    srb76 srb76 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    The March for Life 2015 was really amazing. The crowds were huge, and people came from all over the country and even from other countries. As I was marching there were so many...
    Darkanddesolate Darkanddesolate 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Nope. Not a mental hospital. That's what they told me. It's not a mental hospital. I was 15 years old. They told me (2 psychologists in a room with me, and I think maybe my parents...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Jan 10

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    I'm warning you now that my experience is a book... I'm sharing because I want those who may be going through this right now to know that only one thing will make the relationship...
    DaylightDancer DaylightDancer 18-21, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    When I was fourteen my mom told me something so I wouldn't have to hear it from her ex boyfriend. My mom went into an illegal abortion clinic while she was in her third term...
    tlee5001 tlee5001 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    Ok, so maybe i've been single for pretty much all of my life. I've been on dates of course, and I'm not a virgin either if that's what you're thinking, lol. There are a couple of...
    vikesfan06 vikesfan06 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 17

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    Seven years together and i still feel alone. I am 26 and have been with same man it seems like forever i have always been faithful even when opportunity's have presented themselves...
    tolongalone tolongalone 26-30, F 9 Responses Jan 8

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    He told me yesterday that he cheated on me a few days ago. It was at a friend's birthday party and he was drunk. He is genuinely remorseful and sorry that he did it, and he said...
    SkyeDreams SkyeDreams 22-25, F 28 Responses Jan 10

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    I have been married 14 years to a man who is like a ticking time bomb.In those years he had been arrested 3 times for domestic battery and every time I forgave him. First time he...
    cruisebaby53 cruisebaby53 61-65, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have been to Canada and Germany both with an ex so all of my international travel was because of her. I wish I could go back to Germany but I don't know if it is because I want...
    funnyquirky funnyquirky 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    i have been made stronger by u hating me while i loved you for 3 years now i can finaly move on and enjoy my life and put u where u put me in the past so a big **** u and thank u...
    loverman115 loverman115 22-25, M Jan 18

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    I grew up being bullied throughout school... It started with yeasing through 5th, 6th, and 7th grades. 8th grade someone started a lie about me and people teased me the next 2...
    SissyEJ SissyEJ 36-40, M Dec 28, 2014

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    I have been ******* off with other guy's dice I was 11. The largest group I've ever done it with at the same time was seven. When you've done it that long with that many guys in...
    TK1153 TK1153 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    Really rough day. Was in tears and now just emotionally defeated and depleted but I need to pick myself up, dust myself off and try again tomorrow...the eternal optimist:) I need...
    Messybutbeautiful Messybutbeautiful 31-35 3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    How about the enormous international banks, are they safe and trustworthy? Although they are safer than shell banks, there is two pressing reasons to not undergo a large...
    Darronbanksso0 Darronbanksso0 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    I have been to multiple countries. I have visited many European countries over the years. I have been to Canada, Jamaica, and Mexico too.
    femaleat49 femaleat49 41-45, F 7 Responses Jan 1

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    I have been to a few clothing optional beaches - Miami, San Diego. I happen to love Miami and Haulover Beach. I've been there many times. Otherwise I have people walk in or up on...
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    I have been to a number of beaches where I have ******** down completely naked and sun bathed and swam. The beaches have mainly been just secluded ones and a few designated nude...
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    The last time I've been to Montana was in 2010 I was at Glacier National Park Montana for a railroad convention the reason I was in Glacier National Park the Great Northern Railway...
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    I've been prescribed 40mg of propranolol for public speaking - to be taken an hour or so before the presentation. However, I have a presentation at any point within a 2.5 hour gap...
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    I found love, but out of fear that he was too good for me-- I let him go and hurt him. He came back, but then I felt I wasn't worth it. Now he's with another, and I can see that...
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    I have been seen by both family and adult friends naked and often by others. I have been a nudist with family and others since I was a teenager. I love being naked and I find it...
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    I have been cuffed and spanked and now self cuff and self spank. Any questions? Ask away!!!
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    For the past few years, helping others became my only reason for living. But my speech patterns have been awful, selfish. Whenever speaking, the subject of at least one sentence of...
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    I am 20 and i have been told often that i look like a 17-18 year old girl. its a good sign right?
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    My marriage ended in 2007! Where are a the good women at? Oh yeah! Mid 30's.....the good ones are taken or have been hurt by the "Bad Boys" they are drawn to....and are now too...
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    When you get to a certain point and look back and see one mistake after another and so very few right turns, you can't help but think of what might have been if you'd stayed true...
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    if I have been rude to you on here, I wanna tell you that im berry sorry. please forgive. I'm just having a lot of stress right now. so don't take it personal. that's all
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