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I Have Friends With Depression

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    My Friend Needs Help - I Don't Know What To Do...

    i am extremely worried about my friend... shes been battling depression, od'ing on common medicine (not actual drugs), and cutting herself. i have been trying and trying to be there for her and help her, but i dont know what to do... nothing i say seems to have an effect, and she...
    Randomname1 Randomname1 18-21, F Sep 5, 2011

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    I Am Worried About My Friend But I'm Also Angry And I Don't Know How To Change That.

    I met this girl, we'll call her Ann, last year and we became really good friends. The only thing is she grew up in a not very good household where she was neglected. Mental illnesses also run in her family. When she was 18, her best friend's mother had her move in with their...
    FireAndIce0o0 FireAndIce0o0 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 13, 2012

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    Not Just One Persons Problem

    My best friend of 15 years has been dealing with depression for 10 years. There have been times when I gave up things for myself so that I could be there for her when she needed me. Some of those times I did it unwillingly. I love her to death but she often uses her illness to...
    DelightfulBabe08 DelightfulBabe08 26-30 Jul 29, 2008

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    Yep...

    It's not always easy, being friends with someone who is depressed. But, I'm not one to judge nor turn away from them! I was there, not too long ago, and for many years. It's only been almost 8 months now, that I have been depression-free. Which makes me very new to this new...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 22, 2009

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    My Lovely Enemy's Pain Addiction

    *Yes I'm refering to my best guy friend (see My Lovely Enemy) as My lovely Enemy*   I sometimes get funny emails from My Lovely Enemy. This one however was different. He sent it to a lot of people including me. 'I want you guys to rant about me.About anything. The...
    reichan reichan 18-21, F Jul 16, 2009

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    Oh Crap

    my freind is not having a good time in the past few weeks he has been extermely depressed which is kinda ironic since he is ussually the one that helps everyone else and for about the past month it has been getting steadily worse he at one point ran out of the house and was...
    shiftu shiftu 18-21, M Oct 19, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I have had many women I have dated and especially two that became friends with benefits. I was more serious on my end with these two and was contemplating initiating the "L" &"M...
    xmannos xmannos 36-40, M Aug 29

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    For all of you fighting this, I'm one of you, I write a blog, on how I fight my everyday life.. How I cope with being a full time student and at the same time fighting depression...
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F Sep 12

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    Hehehehehe, I have 4 right now! One is super close and treats me like a girlfriend for all intents and purposes. He knows about the others, and is fine. We just don't talk about...
    HippyDippyTrippy HippyDippyTrippy 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    I have had the same fwb for two years now. We grew up together, our mothers were bestfriends, now we see each other every time we both come in from college. I love what we are, but...
    smalltowngirl12 smalltowngirl12 18-21, F Sep 1

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    Another experience i have had was fingering a girl in a movie theatre! It was so much fun!
    smallguy18 smallguy18 16-17, M Sep 3

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    I see this a lot about if you feel suicidal, depressed or distressed to reach out to a friend. The thing with that is it's easier said than done. When you feel depressed you don't...
    lexlugor lexlugor 36-40 Sep 2

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    I struggle with depression and anxiety. I feel so Lonely, even when I'm around a group of friends, I feel like I don't belong. I feel like when I die, none of what i did will...
    AmJordi AmJordi 16-17, M 3 Responses Sep 5

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    Hi ,I am BogdanI fight with the depression for 10 years ,and nothing change realy , i just change some things but no important things. In my country its easier to fight with...
    bogdancristian20 bogdancristian20 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I'm a teen with depression... And I know I'm not the only one. But it sure feels like it sometimes. If the faces around me are hiding their true emotions, then they're pretty damn...
    TryingMyBestToSmile TryingMyBestToSmile 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am a teen with depression but I know it is from chronic pain that been apart of my life. My life is unfair in so many degrees. But it is mine. No matter what I can't give up...
    BrainLoading BrainLoading 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    What the heck is FWB? Why is there even such a thing? Sounds more to me like friends who give friends STDs. Seriously where do you cross the line? Why can't it be Friends withOUT...
    tessa4ever tessa4ever 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    I made friends with a girl who has friends who smoke cigarettes and marijuana. I would never do either, but we chill together and stuff. I freaked out a little bit, but now I'm...
    mandarin125 mandarin125 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Heck, when it all boils down to it I am just a kid..... But I like to think that I can make friends with many and varied people, as I do on here.... Due to my job I meet young...
    SarahTheHooker SarahTheHooker 18-21, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    I can be friends with you even if you hate the things that I like... I'm sure that we have something in common and if not it's still nice to know you... The more friends you have...
    D3fau1THack3R D3fau1THack3R 18-21, M Aug 24

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    I don't care if you are skinny, fat, ugly, tall, short, straight, gay, or bi. I will totally be friends with you and still love you for the way you are. You can always be yourself...
    musicislife15 musicislife15 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 31

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    I think its great to develop friendships with people who don't think and act exactly like you .
    rlbguy89 rlbguy89 41-45, M Sep 6

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    I'm a very sociable person but I can't be friends with a drug addict or a womanizer.
    TheVase TheVase 18-21 2 Responses a week ago

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    Sometimes! There are alot of people that think differently than I do and they think that their opinion is all that matters. I can not be friends with someone that is not willing to...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Indeed, I am friends with people totally different from me.
    SLdale SLdale 51-55, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hey my names Alisha :) so i can make friends with anybody because I'm totally un judgemental and accepting, I just love everybody! :) so message me if u wanna have a chat xx
    alishamariexo alishamariexo 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 3

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    Let's be clear, I'm not meaning l can and will be friends with everyone, my arrogance and ignorance radar is well tuned and l have no respect or tolerance for rudeness either...
    MistyMoon1 MistyMoon1 41-45, F 21 Responses Sep 12

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    On top of school, work, and some breather room for myself, as well as a roof over my head, money for clothes and food to eat, it'd be nice to have friends to share my day with...
    tempe100 tempe100 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    hi i am from new delhi india i want to have sex with a sexy girl i will pay her gd bt i dnt hv ma prsnal place to **** plz help me out wht to do
    sexyboy034 sexyboy034 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    Even though we don't have a label on our relationship, I still want to have sex with him and kiss him and hug him and cuddle . I like the way he feels inside of me . I don't know...
    neuroticgal neuroticgal 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I want to have sex with a female teacher in my school teaches maths,she's not attached and is only a mere 22 years old she has an a body like an hourglass,all the curves in the...
    TheGamechanger TheGamechanger 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Radically different. My two best friends are so different. One is a woman five years younger who is married with four kids, a conservative Republican and very religious and a...
    paryah paryah 46-50, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I have seen a lot of people on EP and in real life throwing this word around like a hot potato. The two most inappropriately used words in this generation, in my personal opinion...
    AlexandriaDark AlexandriaDark 18-21, F Aug 30

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    Today is my last day of summer, and for once, I'm glad it's ending. All summer I had to deal with my father who's been manipulating my family for a long time (my parents are...
    BlaringBlackout BlaringBlackout 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 3

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    This is the best fitting sentence to describe this part of me. For years already I am coping with social problems. Only recently I realized my parents had started noticing that...
    RianneK RianneK 16-17, F Aug 26

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    I am so depressed because I'm in love with someone I can't have. It's my best friend... We hang out every single weekend and never skip one. Today he's going on a date with someone...
    lexijbd lexijbd 26-30, F Sep 12

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    Approaching 9 months of fighting something I don't know if I can beat. I'm trying, but, to no avail. It's getting worse. How the **** can it get worse than a month ago? At this...
    Jpeavey Jpeavey 41-45, M Aug 29

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    I have depression and anxiety. For over a year now, and it's getting worser and worser every passing day. My life has changed completely, and I feel like there is a giant hole...
    feir123002 feir123002 13-15, M 4 Responses Sep 2

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    I Have no peace people have hurts so much and I've been carrying that weight of depression and hurt ever since I was a kid. I'm Just So Tired
    ShesRoyal94 ShesRoyal94 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    For all of you fighting this, I'm one of you, I write a blog, on how I fight my everyday life.. How I cope with being a full time student and at the same time fighting depression...
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F Sep 12

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    Does depression tire you so much? So much that you become less capable? That you don't remember smallest things? So much that everything seems to only tire you no matter how much...
    SecretsOut14 SecretsOut14 18-21, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    So today my mum booked me in for the doctors because I have been having these massive headaches lately and yesterday I almost fainted in class. When we got to the doctors we saw a...
    SweetWolf2 SweetWolf2 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Is it depression if you enjoy it? Does that still count?
    idontmindtherain idontmindtherain 18-21, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Wish there was someone who needs a friend, cause I need a friend. I would be there for them not matter what And wish they could do the same Everyone needs a friend I just want a...
    Chesher Chesher 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    Sometimes I get really depressed at random times. Some days I wake up in the morning with no will to live anymore. Is this normal for someone my age to feel like this? Is there a...
    ScareCrow24 ScareCrow24 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 6

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    Although i smile everyday, although i stay productive, although i try to communicate with other people, it will always be the same bullshit...you can ignore the pain for only so...
    staystrongsu staystrongsu 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    I've been on a bunch of meds and nothing really seems to work for more than a couple months. My doctor sucks and told me that she doesn't know what to do with me so basically I...
    thatssomething thatssomething 22-25, F 3 days ago

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