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I Have Depression, I Think

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    The Never Ending Tunnel

    It's there again. The dark tunnel. I can feel it. Just like you can see something out of the corner of your eye, i can feel it in the corner of my mind. Its dark, and empty and sad and angry and illogical. I hate it. But its always there. And it's getting closer. Because i just...
    jaisikae jaisikae 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 20, 2008

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    I Don't Know If It's Depression

    but since I have doubts, I prefer to post. I know there're different ways to react when depressed, even if most commomly people cry or are apathetic. I'm none, am able to work, to enjoy, or relax. What makes me doubt is I don't do many things I usually like to do. I feel...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 31, 2008

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    Genetics

    Is it possible for someone to inherit depression from a parent? I feel like that may be my case. I know I have chronic migraines because of my father (he's had them from 5 years old until he was 40). The first migraine I had was when I was at my kindergarten graduation and I...
    bubbleskrh bubbleskrh 18-21 1 Response Oct 14, 2010

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    I Often Feel Like Gollum - Soul Of The Shade

    Gollum moods, utter uncomfortable seasons like spring & summer (I call depression often 'black dogs' too and these seasons seem to intensify it...I even can't stand the heat, sweat like horse), too much lonelyness...Trauma & childhood abuse background, Ptsd...Low self esteem too...
    mcdreamero mcdreamero 36-40 Oct 4, 2012

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    Who Knows Really

    i don't know how long I've been sad for. It has been a really long time though. I've thought of killing myself before. I cut myself. Just over time, it kinda goes up and down of how i feel. Sometimes i feel like dying, other times I'm just not very energetic. I've looked at...
    jaisikae jaisikae 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 9, 2007

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    I just always hate myself i cry to much

    and on multiple occasions have tried to kill my self. And i still am. I know the person i like will never like a person like me, and that makes it worse. Moreover my family is having money issues.i literally cant even deal with my life anymore! I just want someone to help me!
    eevee191 eevee191 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 25

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    I'm not really sure if I have depression.

    I looked up what depression really is and how to know if you have one and yeah, I almost like have all the symptoms. From my loss of appetite and irregular eating disorders, I get sad or not in the mood always for no reason, my anxiety issues, I overthink always, and a lot more...
    kyleaustin kyleaustin 13-15, M May 22

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    Related Experiences

    I think I have depression, and I want to go to the doctors to find out, but I'm so scared...I don't want my family or friends to find out if I do, maybe my friends but not my...
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm really struggling today..... The continual pen clicking, tapping the desk, eating with mouths open, talking with food in the mouth, whining about work and life. It's just too...
    rural84 rural84 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 29

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    my dilemma for thinking today is.... I am with a man who says he loves me but acts another way... hes out golfing today... but I need to talk to him about our relationship... I...
    VictoriaRRose VictoriaRRose 26-30, F Jul 2

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    It just hits me like a bat and I am just sad and I don't know why my parents ask and I don't know what to answer them with because I don't even know. I just feel like crying.
    BlueShine25 BlueShine25 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    So I was talking to my brother yesterday and he is the only one who knows about how I have depression.. Well kinda, I haven't told him about being suicidal, he just knows about...
    brokxnangxl brokxnangxl 13-15, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Depression is like a pit. Inside of the pit is a ladder. The ladder is very broken, but still climbable. The farther down in the pit you are, the worse depression is. You can get...
    ToBeAnOtaku101 ToBeAnOtaku101 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    I have been battling depression for a while now, I Just came clean about it and told my mum around a week ago. All this time she just thought I was lazy or sick but really I had...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 13 Responses Jun 29

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    Depression is one of those thing tht can ruin your day week or month all in a matter of a thought, your so happy maybe happier than ever before and then suddenly someone says...
    Chesher Chesher 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 1

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    Are you "mental" if you have depression? Do or try things others have not seriously thought of Trying? Are you "mental" if you have break downs that might last weeks? Are you...
    Howlingsoulofthewolf Howlingsoulofthewolf 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I've been battling depression for years now - a losing battle. I was on meds for a long time, but it got to a point where the side effects weren't worth it. Back then, I didn't...
    vlrjspn vlrjspn 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 5

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    I am a 17 year old girl whom within this past year has been diagnosed with depression. I knew I had it for a long time too, but I knew it was finally time to see a doctor about it...
    derangedpetunia derangedpetunia 18-21, F Jun 23

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    I have depression, and have suicidal thoughts a lot. My boyfriends moving this weekend, and I'm just really upset cause I never get to see him now, let alone when he moves, so...
    bethramsay bethramsay 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    It sucks when you have depression and your heart breaks more and more and you feel like you're just falling after every time you begin to pick yourself back up again. And you just...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    It sucks when you have depression and your heart breaks more and more and you feel like you're just falling after every time you begin to pick yourself back up again. And you just...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    Like a ticking time bomb. Trying hard not to have another meltdown. I'm taking extra precautions but I don't know if it'll work. Up and down. At least when I'm up I get stuff done...
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    A lot of people on this site cuss like it's new to them. It's not just people in the 13-15 age group, either. Sometimes when I notice this I get annoyed by the excessive use of...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Hi, I am 13 (my birthdays in the summer) I am going into highschool this coming school year. I have been diagnose with social anxiety for a really long time but it start truly...
    katieerika katieerika 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Why does everyone have to be so judge mental? Sure, maybe I'm content with video games and I don't like parties. That doesn't make me a loser. Yes, I cry a lot, but that's because...
    LoserLibs LoserLibs 13-15, F Jul 5

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    Hi, my name is Mick, this is my first post here. To begin, I am adopted into a white family. I am coming to realize certain things about my parents and about myself. My parents are...
    mtroopa1 mtroopa1 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    “you know what’s ****** up? that you can be without someone for six months, a year, five years and have mastered not thinking about them, but no matter how much time passes...
    starsarediamonds starsarediamonds 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I have depression right now I'm depressed because I want to share my life with someone. I have raised my kids now they are married its my time to be happy.
    twinbrenda twinbrenda 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    im not sure when i started pulling my hair but i have been doing it for years and im now 27. i also have depression/anxiety which im on medication for and had a very bad past. i...
    shinedownbabyxo shinedownbabyxo 26-30, F Jul 10

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    When I was on acid, I've never laughed so hard in my life. I have depression and a little anxiety. To avoid having a bad trip, I got in a super positive mindset before the trip...
    hunterrrama hunterrrama 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    God I wish I had a friend. I feel like I need someone to tell me that I am okay, that things will get better if I try. I guess I don't believe in myself anymore... sometimes I...
    crazyhobo crazyhobo 26-30 1 Response Jul 8

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    It feel like forever since I've written sth here. There's been a lot going on in my life; good and bad. Although, ultimately the good outweighs the bad, it still can't be erased. I...
    Ilovecharlie Ilovecharlie 16-17, M Jul 1

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    I now have decided to think that happiness is a choice... So I am choosing to be happy whatever the situation maybe.. I have come a long way already to just give up or make the...
    purplefreespirit purplefreespirit 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I suffer for years now! My love is so strong and I can't let it go!! But I don't want to go to hell!! If I believe strong enough! If my faith was strong enough! I won't go to hell...
    catxfreak catxfreak 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Easier To Run- by Linkin Park It's easier to run Replacing this pain with something numb It's so much easier to go Than face all this pain here all alone Something has been taken...
    ArrowPewPew ArrowPewPew 18-21 1 Response Jul 1

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    And I will never have one. I think having easy intimacy with many partners will make it less satisfying. The quality is more important than quantity. Like I don't buy cheap stuff...
    LeahNl LeahNl 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I have two children now who are still very young but I would love to have more. I think the biggest problem for us though is the fact that pregnancy and delivery is dangerous for...
    roseblossom90 roseblossom90 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    From the perspective of a long term survivor of depression. .. I don't think it every fully leaves, we just get better at dealing. Each time we survive we are that little bit...
    Diabo1ique Diabo1ique 70+ 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Depression Self harm Suicide Eating disorders. As seen on tumblr, these things are often romanticized and given glamour. Girls and boys think it's okay to cut open their skin...
    Pxppunkprincess Pxppunkprincess 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Does anyone else with depression or ADHD have that problem with their family? Like they think "OK well you're on meds now so you should suddenly be your old happy, productive self...
    CaptainXeno CaptainXeno 31-35, F Jun 25

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    It's like in the Lord of the Rings when Smeagol says to Gollum, "Go away, and never come back!" and then starts laughing and jumping up and down, shouting, "Smeagol is free!" That...
    selbeditor selbeditor 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    most people don't believe depression is a big issue. Let me tell the people who thinks that "it's not a big deal" something. Imagine waking up every morning and wishing you didn...
    morgan18365 morgan18365 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 6

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    Here are top 10 home remedies for Bipolar Disorder. 1. Fish Oil Fish oil rich in Omega 3 fatty acids is one of the few things that can help in the treatment of bipolar disorder...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F Jul 3

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    I have been diagnosed with clinical depression from the age of 15. I guess what got me started was the constant bullying I endured through my school years. At the age of 14, I...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    For about a year I've been considering divorcing my wife of nearly 8 years. Our relationship has never been great. We are great friends, but horrible lovers/spouses. We do things...
    randomtiger45 randomtiger45 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    Flashback to two years ago: I'm sitting there in my doctors office with my mom and sister on a wet, rainy day. The door opens and my name is called. Anxiously I get up with my mom...
    kaatte kaatte 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    ONE STEP IN THIS JOURNEYSometimes I find myself not able to write. I mind is so confused, not knowing what to put on paper. I am taking all my meds. , for a change, seeing if that...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 1 Response Jul 13

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    Bipolar depression is 25% worse than unipolar depression. That is a powerful medical truth. Any depression layered with suicidal ideation and lethargy and unending sadness is not...