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I Have Depression, I Think

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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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Jul 17

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    Sometimes people just never understand we don't do self harm because it is cool, because it is the new trend. We just can't ******* help it, I ******* hate myself, I do not want to...
    fragilityelegance fragilityelegance 13-15, F 1 Response 3 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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    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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    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 5 days ago

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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've been battling depression since I can remember. Maybe even as young as 8 years old. It's nothing you can describe for people to understand unless they have depression too. I...
    LaBellaVita19 LaBellaVita19 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    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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    My husband can drive me crazy! He's such a know it all. Doesn't consider my opinion or feelings most of the time. He's so overbearing. I feel like totally threw my life away with...
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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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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    “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 a week 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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    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 2 Responses 6 days ago

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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 Jul 18

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    Last night I was freaking out, thinking I may be reaching that point where I either need to say good-bye to my best friend or I'm going to make a huge mistake. Today though, I feel...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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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 1 Response 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 Jul 16

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    I've realize that when ever I feel the slightest depression I now subconsciously put on music or start playing my guitar. I guess when I had gone through life with depression and...
    numbandIstillfeelit numbandIstillfeelit 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    Ok. So I'm in high school and I've been having some anxiety lately. My dad's away on a business trips constantly and my mom is always stressed. I used to think she loved me but was...
    Sarah9906 Sarah9906 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I've been cutting for about 7 months. It's gotten to the point where I don't even know why I do. My mom knows I used to cut, but she doesn't know I still do. I want to quit, but I...
    DancingDemons DancingDemons 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    You beat my mother up whilst she was pregnant with me & screamed that you didn't want a baby. I was born on the 5th of February 1994 and for a second, you had changed your mind. So...
    EBAAA EBAAA 18-21, F 1 Response 53 mins ago

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    Beauty as a choice of life... There are so many beautiful things in this world. To live with grace and beauty in life, we need to be disciplined and get involved in wholesome...
    Unlearn Unlearn 31-35, M 2 hrs ago

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    I just love to say that whenever I see an experience that says: "I've been single for 4 months...this really sucks." Or something familiar to that. All I'm thinking is: "Well I've...
    SoulWriter17 SoulWriter17 16-17, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I don't know what I am. But I know I'm not normal. I have always had temper problems it's something that I guess runs in my family. In the past couple years this anger though has...
    Jfrob96 Jfrob96 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    My brain scares the living hell out of me at times, I think of the most random things, and then I dwell on those things, and I almost feel as if I'm using parts of my brain that...
    Jshangle64 Jshangle64 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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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 Jul 18

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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 5 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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    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...