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I Have Friends With Depression

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 70 People

    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 22-25, M Oct 19, 2010

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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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    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 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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    HELP! I need advice Well this guy Met in November of 2014 he lived next door to me. We started hanging out and then by December I had a little crush on him and he did too. And...
    kjonesr kjonesr 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have a cute little friend I **** every other day we are thinking about starting a relationship. I hope he wants to!!!
    1Thatonedudeyouknow 1Thatonedudeyouknow 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    It's honestly the perfect setup for me. I can never picture myself in a serious relationship with anyone; I just need occasional companionship. I'll call one of them up and we'll...
    chilldude82 chilldude82 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    So my fwb just told me he's starting to try online dating. I didn't have an issue with this before but I felt that strong pang of jealousy in my stomach. That's basically a red...
    WhatTheMEL WhatTheMEL 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    The moment when you realize it's 3 in the morning and your brother and you are both laying on the same girl's boob and licking her in the face to keep her awake before having to...
    DavidHamilton1 DavidHamilton1 16-17, M a week ago

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    Hey if you're suffering with depression please watch this https://youtu.be/4Gp0QIXG4Aw just give it a shot
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Apr 5

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    I I don't have friends. I mean, i have people i socialize with and talk to at school, but I don't have people who notice when i'm absent, or people who call me on the weekends. I'm...
    Anika1258 Anika1258 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I am not being forward or making a pass. If I send you a friend request, I am not being bad I just want to friends with everyone. I hope I don't offend me. I am a man and can't...
    MrsStanleys MrsStanleys 41-45 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Have lots of friends with different personality. The thing is, when they talk to you at the same time while someone is also calling for your name and you're just like: Life is...
    secret7148 secret7148 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I really want to be friends with one. Infact be her toy boy :p
    kwickdecisions kwickdecisions 22-25, M Apr 3

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    Because why not? People are people, and all people are worth at least trying to be friends with. I've learned a lot from people different from me.
    MaddieAKAMadi MaddieAKAMadi 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    My friend told me I really needed to consider if being friends with him was worth it. Because I would take longer to heal if I talk to him almost everyday and meet him once a week...
    silvis silvis 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    It's been rough being friends with my ex, he constantly says he misses me and he wants to work things out. I've ignored texts from him unless it has to do with our son. I tried to...
    smashmouth4eva smashmouth4eva 31-35, F Apr 3

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    I want to have sex with my best friend, but I have a boyfriend, and one of my friends likes him. I guess you could say it's pretty impossible.
    justlivingitup justlivingitup 16-17, F Mar 30

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    A lot if people would not agree to this. I on the other hand think that sex is a natural thing. Everyone has needs and those needs can be satisfied by anyone, not just me. We are...
    brocktimus brocktimus 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    My friends wants everything I got and does everything I do.. It's so annoying.. I can't stand her. She eats like a cow and I told her but she doesn't listen to me. I see ghosts and...
    OfMiceAndKaylinn OfMiceAndKaylinn 16-17, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 27

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 27

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    Entirely silly thing that anyone involved with the theater, orchestra, choir, whatever would know about. My school's production of "West Side Story" wrapped up last week, and, well...
    sblp2017 sblp2017 18-21, M Mar 24

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    I need someone's advice. I can't get any depression pills or anxiety pills cuz my therapist wanted to do it the natural way. I quit therapy a while ago. I feel like no one is gonna...
    endmypainn endmypainn 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I am depressed person, I don't to people. I am always sad. I feel like nobody is there for me, my parents or my friends aren't there for me. I am lucky that I have my experience...
    elainenguyen619 elainenguyen619 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    All my life I have felt like no one wanted me.. When I was younger than 6, my dad would kick my mom and I out of the house and let us back in and kick us out again all the time...
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 8 Responses Mar 31

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    ...yeah...its been getting progressively worse and I don't know how to stop it...the thoughts that race through my mind tend to be quite violent and gory...I've been cutting again...
    Inara24 Inara24 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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    I am not depressed but I was really depressed at a point in my life for about three years. I got depression before most people during my middle school years. Now I know a lot of...
    annaradcat annaradcat 18-21, F Mar 26

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    People say that depression is self fish. Do you agree?
    phaselove86 phaselove86 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Depression and anxiety has everything to do with realized or unrealized thoughts that attack the soul and paralyze a person into succumbing to fear and inaction. I struggle daily...
    liveurbestlifenow liveurbestlifenow 31-35, F Apr 5

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    I'm so weird. I talk to people who are depressed and do everything to make them feel better, when in reality I'm struggling with it myself and need medication but they don't know.
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    My friends are amazing, but can't feel my loss. I dated a woman, briefly, who was in my circle of friends and it didn't work out (her decision). Over the next two years, we...
    illbaround illbaround 26-30, M Mar 25

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    Sometimes wish i just would let it end. I want to let everyone to know that i love them and i do not post this because i want attention i just want you to understand how i feel. I...
    phaselove86 phaselove86 16-17, F Mar 25

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    Well...I haven't been on here in a while. Mainly because I've been happier and in a better state. But for the last two days, I've been miserable. I feel like **** to put it in the...
    EleanorSmithson EleanorSmithson 18-21, F Mar 25

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    When someone breaks a mug and they try to put it back together, then they keep dropping it and kicking it around, it continues to break. So they're extra careful with it and they...
    emmeliarochester emmeliarochester 16-17, F Mar 28

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    My mom wants to control everything, and she does't respect my privacy or my reasons. We live with a little niece and I LOVE her, we hang out to places where she can have fun, but...
    Starinthedeath Starinthedeath 26-30, F Apr 3

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    Never again. I've tried it at my senior year at hs and would never ever try this again. It ruins everything. Back then I was depressed and stressed out by my previous relationship...
    demoisellecapulet demoisellecapulet 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    hey im jazzy or jasmine, i love making new friends, just cause you learn so much from them. like you learn what words mean i different culture. lets be friends im like a sponge l...
    JazzyJazzy90 JazzyJazzy90 22-25, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Some of my best friends are my complete of opposite!!! My husband definitely is and I love that about him. I believe in the yin and yang in life and think that some of the best...
    grumpykittie13 grumpykittie13 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I always try to reach out to friends and ask them to hangout, relax, and talk about anything. In the end, I still don't get invited to social gatherings and I'm alone.
    mrkangta mrkangta 22-25, M 1 Response