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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    my diagnosis remains unclear to me cause ive been diagnosed with so many things.But i do suffer from depression.I do cut and burn myself. And my anxiety though ive never been...
    Passionfruit3 Passionfruit3 18-21, F 43 mins ago

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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 Jul 25

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    I hate when people as me if I'm "still depressed" like they think depression just leaves.
    Lexikay99 Lexikay99 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 5

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    Haven't eaten in 2 days haven't herd from my man since last night bin crying my eyes out just want someone to talk too
    arieesimone arieesimone 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    It's Time. " If there's one good thing that could possibly come out of Robin Williams' death -- and I know it seems impossible to think that anything good could come out of it...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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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 4 Responses Jul 23

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    In sixth grade I started talking to this guy who liked my friend, he wanted me to see if she liked him and all, and she didn't. Because he isn't always the likebale type to people...
    PierceTheGreen PierceTheGreen 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    HELP! In my life, I have traveled around the world, I have seen more than most of you will ever see. I have done things that most of you will never do. Some have been bad and...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    In my freetime I like to pick up fights with depression. I think the uppercut really hurt him but he's like a really short asian guy? He keeps dodging my moves. Yesterday he...
    Marcnificent Marcnificent 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 2

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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 Jul 27

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    I have never been medicated. Never been told "yes you have depression." but in my mind i don't think I need to be told what I feel. This goes beyond sadness, this is hopelessness...
    isodole isodole 22-25, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    There are times where I feel so worthless, so ugly, and so unloved that I've even considered suicide. After awhile, I get over it… but still. I feel like this problem has...
    SeanaO SeanaO 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    How can you be living with you have been depressed for 25 years? I am so tired of fighting. I think I am not the only one. I live in Brazil the number one country that buy Rivotril...
    Saddestwoman Saddestwoman 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 7

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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 Jul 25

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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 Jul 21

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    What's wrong with me? I know my heart is beating but I am numb. I don't feel alive and I can't shake it. I have bouts of depression, I think. I just don't feel a thing, I know...
    SignalSarge SignalSarge 46-50, M Aug 5

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    Funs of autism. Whether it's my own, or other people, I just don't get it. I have depression and anxiety anyway, so that makes it harder. All I know is a good feeling, or a bad...
    xPrincessLovellx xPrincessLovellx 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I had a dream about Castiel from the TV show Supernatural. The first time I saw him, he was in a warehouse with others and he was sat at a table looking straight forward not really...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30 Aug 7

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    Is There Always Really A Point to Disliking Someone? - "Not everyone is going to like everyone," and "We're all allowed not to like somebody" are what people always tell us, and...
    AllStarcrushNate AllStarcrushNate 26-30, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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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 2 Responses Jul 29

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    I lose time. Two years of my life are gone. I barely remember it. My parents say I was acting crazy disappearing for days. I vaguely remember any of it and I wasn't on illegal...
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    The only reason religion still exists is because people are indoctrinated and don't question things they were told as children .Actual physical or sexual abuse carry scars over...
    tom67890 tom67890 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    I have a phobia of public speaking, a phobia of social situations, a phobia of clowns. drowning. not being able to breath. a phobia of choking on food in public. a phobia...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I got married at a very young age. I would have to say it was pretty happy for the most part. In 2008 I began an affair that finally ended in 2010 when my husband found out.I was...
    manyregrets manyregrets 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    He is someone I dated a couple years ago that I have never stopped thinking about. I believe our "break up"- I'm not sure it can be called a break up because it lasted a couple...
    guideme2truth guideme2truth 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Just quit smoking weed. I went for a walk and no wind was blowing through the palm trees. It made the earth look frozen in time and I could see just how strange life is. There's...
    princessaliababua princessaliababua 22-25, F 40 mins ago

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    It's really sad with all the money and fame that he still felt bad enough that he didn't want to live anymore. He was a well loved celebrity. Goes to show you that true depression...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    "Understanding depression: the myths and facts Like all mental health problems, there is a lot of confusion and misunderstanding surrounding clinical depression. Part if this...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Robin Williams, Stress, Depression And Surfing Life by www.coachingtohappiness.com There are some people that just strike you as kind, caring people. People that go beyond...
    TitaniumSkyScraper TitaniumSkyScraper 31-35, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    To Medicate - or Not. I hope my story & experience can help someone else that is struggling with Anxiety and Depression and is worried about taking medication. I think I have...
    ALynn007 ALynn007 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    To Medicate - or Not. I hope my story & experience can help someone else that is struggling with Anxiety and Depression and is worried about taking medication. I think I have...
    ALynn007 ALynn007 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've had depression and anxiety pretty much my whole life, leading to two hospital stays in my late teens. At that stage it was suspected to be some sort of psychosis, or...
    BJH72 BJH72 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    "Never ending" First off, I want to ask my viewers a question: how many of you suffer from depression/mental illness? The depression rate is worsening day-by-day, with 100...
    takethispain takethispain 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Although I have yet to see the light at the end of the tunnel I have come to a very illuminating realization of people who are suffering from depression. I've realized that the...
    ComfyMan ComfyMan 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    ~*~ I battled this for YEARS - as in most of my adolescent/adult life. This is how I got a handle on it and got my life back. *I'm taking the time to write this out - hoping that...
    JusDifferent JusDifferent 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    I have suffered with the big D for 5 years now. It started with a car accident. An accident caused by a change in a disability. Epilepsy. Is it selfish to feel down because a...
    DelanaWenbe DelanaWenbe 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    (Part one of many) This isn’t the story I wanted to write. I wanted to write a sci-fi fantasy about a female heroine who overcomes an authoritative eugenically structured...
    Maritmus Maritmus 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    On a somewhat more positive note, I wanted to share my response to someone on another "I battle depression" post that I wrote. I THINK, in my opinion, Depression is a brain trying...
    Dayzdreamer Dayzdreamer 26-30, F Aug 8

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    I know it's not popular opinion and it doesn't come across as very respectful or nice, but I think people are in the wrong when they say that Robin Williams is "free" or "in heaven...
    AlmostCool AlmostCool 31-35, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I may not ever "beat" depression, but the battle is easier now. Suicidal thoughts have been gone almost entirely. I've only had one episode in the last three years. The dark skies...
    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Its sucks battling through depression. I've been depressed for one straight year over a guy that broke up with me . Now I know for some of you you might be thinking "that's stupid...