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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...
    jaisikae jaisikae 18-21, 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...
    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...
    mcdreamero mcdreamero 36-40 Oct 4, 2012

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 31, 2008

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    Im not quiet sure but it seems like I do.. living in hell.. How do you know if you have it..?
    lonleylovers lonleylovers 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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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...
    jaisikae jaisikae 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 20, 2008

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    I'm only depressed when I think bout my ex and how different things cud of been if I just said .....stay..... :' ( it's a daily remembrance living here and knowing we wud be getn...
    kamylou95 kamylou95 18-21, F Mar 19

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    my parents cause i got a job and cody diddent, cause cody has a kid on the way at ******* age 17!! think i should quit so he could have it its his fault he blew it not mine!! they...
    Darkpuppy550 Darkpuppy550 16-17, F Apr 6

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    I have suffered depression since the age of 16 and I was always ashamed to admit it. People generally didn't understand my emotions and to be honest i didn't understand it myself...
    Robuk1991 Robuk1991 22-25, M 6 Responses Mar 27

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    Living with depression is like walking through mud when everyone else is running on concrete. I fight depression everyday. No one wants to help people with depression, when someone...
    alexandrathemisfit alexandrathemisfit 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 18

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    'It makes me sad to see you this way.' This was the sentence that made me want to change my life. My friend told me that, while he saw me crying. Of course, being secretive and...
    eliahlior eliahlior 22-25 1 Response Apr 4

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    I think I have depression. For a few months now I have been suffering from morbid thoughts such as death and suicide that I cannot control, it is as if it is not my thoughts but...
    snowflake12345 snowflake12345 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I truly hate this . This feeling . It's like being trapped inside of four walls . Four walls made of glass , and a glass roof . You see the rain , the sun , the moon and the stars...
    SuicideBerry SuicideBerry 13-15, F 6 Responses Mar 30

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    So, this is a rant, although I don't mean it to be confrontational, just that I feel like I need to make sure that people going through the same things I'm going through don't feel...
    Xxnichole9412xx Xxnichole9412xx 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 2

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    I've been depressed for years and didn't know it and then finally someone was brave enough to say hey you are probably depressed go see a doctor I did and not only am I depressed...
    lonelyCPA lonelyCPA 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I wish my life will be better for the next days.Im so tired for being alone,im tired for being bullied!This is enough!I want to be free.I don't care if anyone hates me!Im also a...
    CMFajardo CMFajardo 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    You may already know that acne is linked to the bacterium propionibacterium acnes, which nestles in the dark, oily, oxygen deprived crannies of our pores. Acne is also linked to...
    nelsson nelsson 41-45, M Apr 6

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    It was a chance encounter. It was only a chance encounter 294 days ago, but I cannot get him out of mind. On a whim, I took a trip up north last summer. At the last minute I wasn...
    CaliLove87 CaliLove87 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I know a lot of songs in general, because I love music. Typically indie or alt rock, but I listen to rap and heavy metal and classical music, because I just think music is...
    JustTiggz JustTiggz 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Every night I have a nightmare. Last year I found out I also had sleep paralysis. Since I was 5 I've had nightmares, after thirteen years of counselling, and a shed load of...
    missmae95 missmae95 18-21, M Mar 25

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    I haven't updated my blog since August 2010. Recently I have been seriously thinking about getting it up and running again. It is a spiritual blog about my experiences with the...
    Rusham Rusham 66-70, M Apr 4

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    I want to fit in... I feel literally mentally dead, I don't know what to do about it... I feel like I'm living someone else's life here... Like I'm here, but I'm unable to...
    lindastars42 lindastars42 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    What is depression? Depression is emptiness. It's a deep, dark hole inside you that can't be filled. It's feeling like you are all alone in the world and no one knows you exist...
    KittenHasaWhip KittenHasaWhip 46-50, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    being a high school girl can be extremely tough. it's literally a roller coaster of emotions that i feel day to day. some days my depression gets the best of me and i sink so low...
    itsbrittney itsbrittney 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I love you money! Do you love me? Well do ya? Uh? Uh? Hey? Lol it sounds silly don't it well asking might sound dumb knowing that you won't get a respond back now how empty is that...
    onlytrusthim onlytrusthim 36-40, M 4 hrs ago

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    I have recently had episodes of depression. Moving away from my friends and everything I knew is part of it. I think I also feel this way because of social networking. I look on...
    Ginger135 Ginger135 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    Depression is not something that can be mend so easily. When someone tells you to just stop, they should know it never works. It's just like telling a person with broken legs to...
    JesyJo JesyJo 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    The first time I experienced severe chronic depression started when I was 14. It was after a guy from my school broke up with me. It was my first time getting dumped. And it was...
    vs770x vs770x 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I battle depression and I've waged a war against it never again do I want another family member to commit suicide over depression. Raped and soul wounded my cousin committed...
    MissLorii MissLorii 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Some people say "It's just a stage" or "Just be happy!". Well, you see, those people don't understand nothing is ever quite that simple. Depression is like an itch, or a little...
    YoureAllMurderers YoureAllMurderers 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 24

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    I just really need to talk to someone. My heart hurts all the time and I'm tired of it. I'm tired of the negative thoughts replaying in my mind and making me feel small and...
    sophiemouse123 sophiemouse123 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 29

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    Yesterday I felt my depression hit me like a wall. It started from deep within me then crept out. As it passed over each part of my body I felt pin ******. It only took a few...
    caddk92 caddk92 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    My anxiety has been getting progressively worse and I feel in spiraling back in to depression. I'm thinking it might be time to talk to a professional because I can't seem to...
    MarineGirlfriend0810 MarineGirlfriend0810 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I thought I beat it. I thought I had my depression under control, I thought it was behind me and I had all information I needed. All the counseling, all the group therapy, the meds...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon 22-25, M 4 Responses Apr 3

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    Here is a very sad story. I have bipolar. I am allergic to all bipolar medications and they cause me to have an adverse reactions. Lithium caused me to act insane and created...
    ruanbe ruanbe 18-21 Apr 5

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    For as long as I can remember, I have always picked at any and all scabs that formed on my body. Whether it was from scratching a bug bite so much that it broke skin or it was...
    jenmarie520 jenmarie520 26-30, F Apr 5

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    I am like you. Depression has been my way of life ever since I can remember. I'm 46 years old. I'm a virgin, but proud of it although I am not proud of the fact that I've done...
    churchworker churchworker 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Today when I came home, I was thinking about my crush. I check one of his social sites and I figured out that he has a girlfriend. Its rare for me when I like someone so I was...
    Musicfreak144 Musicfreak144 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've struggled with severe depression and anxiety disorder most of my life. Depression is a way of life in my family. I'm a third generation sufferer. Last year I was hospitalized...
    catypillrgirl catypillrgirl 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    This is what someone else posted on FB: "Wanna kill yourself? Imagine this. You come home from school one day. You've had yet another horrible day. You’re just ready to give up...
    phoebegolde phoebegolde 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    Someone posted about a free app on hypnosis. I don't remember where I read it. But I tried it for about a month for my depression and anxiety attacks. I thought maybe it might be a...
    Blmy Blmy 46-50, F Mar 29

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    A teenager battling with an over-analysing mind and depression is so tiring. I've been through phases and levels in my life I thought I wouldn't be able to go through. I thought I...
    gxbriellejade gxbriellejade 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 2

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    For as long as I ax remember my depression has been present in my life. My mother is a psychiatrist and doesn't believe that I suffer from depression...what is it, then, that makes...
    souksminaj souksminaj 18-21, F Apr 6

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    I did it. I overcame depression. It's hard and it takes time but it will have an end with the help with yourself. I fought depression but I still have some days where I think it's...
    footballismahgame footballismahgame 13-15, F Mar 16

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    I don't know whats wrong with me. I told my mom and she told me i was being stupid and selfish. Thanks mom for the awesome support. She also blames my phone for me 'not sleeping at...
    LolaBones LolaBones 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    im here to say what i want.. im not here to say what others want... im trying hard to battle my depression.. which i don't show out. many think that im strong n bold girl.. but i...
    blowurmind1s blowurmind1s 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I was diagnosed with BiPolar depression along with anxiety disorder several years ago. It's taken years for the doctors to find the right balance of medications that help(not cure...
    bethrichards bethrichards 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    Hi All, I have a question to those who deal with anxiety and depression within the family. How do you deal with it when you know they will trigger anxiety and depression within you...
    jusluvr jusluvr 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I have mild depression. I've been feeling sad on and off since September. It happens every few days or so, then it stops for a couple days. I've lived with it and I just talked to...
    lilykitten1998 lilykitten1998 13-15, F Mar 25

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    I feel better since I last wrote...I also find (as a teen) that dying my hair a nice color or getting a haircut is uplifting. Right now I am working on purple, a very relaxing...
    Emmaariadne Emmaariadne 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    ***Before you read this: I am NOT looking for sympathy and/or pity; I'm trying to explain a little what living with this disorder is like. Please don't feed the narcissist's supply...
    LiquidThinking LiquidThinking 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 30