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I Have Friends With Depression

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 71 People

    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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    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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    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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    I mean Mental Disorders, there is a difference. One is named Jenna, she is practically my sister. She has a rather severe case of bipolar disorder. She and I know each other from...
    AnonWesker AnonWesker 13-15, M 1 Response May 14

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    Fun while it lasted. Got to know each other last summer, got on a bit too well in Spain while she was still with her boyfriend. Luckily, that changed soon after we got home...
    neathiopian neathiopian 18-21, M May 20

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    My friend with benefit cheerlexi we're going to make love tonight so excited lol
    bawi17 bawi17 16-17, M 1 Response May 9

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    I had a friend with whom I shared my heart for a while, we kissed, we talked, we sang, we laughed, we fought and we made love. Those days were unforgettable, she took my loneliness...
    crazihilary crazihilary 26-30, M 2 Responses May 18

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    My life is complicated and super stressful. Work sees to that. I don't have time for nor do I want a relationship and honestly, who wants to be bogged down with all of that...
    secretdesires78 secretdesires78 36-40, F 10 Responses May 17

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    Who would like to make some friends with older more mature people of any age who are nice cuz ppl my age are rude
    CrystalMuffins CrystalMuffins 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I am 19 have had severe depression my whole life with only a few breaks from it in gaps throughout the years it never seems to go away everything good is just a temporary high it...
    cameroncampbell cameroncampbell 18-21, M 1 Response May 14

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    Ever since i was about 11 i have suffered from depression and anxiety. For years i suffered in silence until one day it became too much and thought about suicide and almost went...
    yvette20 yvette20 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Best way to find friends i find is never to go through friends list of people your friends with but start a fresh search with a different and genuine interest of yours. I say this...
    adamlancer22 adamlancer22 22-25, M 1 Response May 15

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    yup i learned my lesson not to be friends with everyone. it's okay to be Alone sometimes..it's hard finding true friends. my ex friend jumped me in the school's bathroom for NO...
    Californialexiiiiiii Californialexiiiiiii 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've been best friends with this girl for three years now, but I just don't enjoy being around her anymore. She has a negative attitude about life and about most things and she...
    fablikemkat fablikemkat 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    i am also looking for friends with benefits. contact me if u live in the north east. hopefully close to connecticut
    mx7499 mx7499 22-25, M May 9

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    How come we don't see women looking friends with benifits and men are the only seekers?
    Adam8888 Adam8888 26-30, M 1 Response May 11

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    I have had sex with a guy I consider a very close friend and have also with his wife who I had met online and it turned into a very good friendship. I plan to keep it going with...
    LoniP LoniP 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    I have friends that are black, white, Hispanic, and all that. Race shouldn't even be an issue and every single one of us going wrong in the human right. I don't discriminate or...
    ArtLover24 ArtLover24 22-25, F May 19

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    I am living bachelor life and would love to have friend with benefits to feel good on life and also have missing part to be filled up with one who is in same situation ...
    Ravidesai Ravidesai 41-45, M May 2

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    I've always wondered what it would be like to have sex with a black man! I'm a curious, blonde, petite and horny teenager. Watching interracial **** makes me so hot, I'd love to...
    Aymz16 Aymz16 18-21, F 2 Responses May 9

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    I can remember the first time I seriously considered killing myself. I was 9 years old. All my life I have suffered Insomnia and Bi-Polar depression but this year I have finally...
    EpicChick22 EpicChick22 18-21, F May 10

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    I've had depression for years, since I was 7. Bullies and family are the cause of it. It's such a horrible thing to experience and I'm here for anyone who is battling depression...
    anonymousgirl1906 anonymousgirl1906 13-15, F 1 Response May 17

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    Along with struggling with anxiety and depression...I was just diagnosed with OCD. I want her out. I want her gone. I want the drugs gone. I want the alcohol gone. I can not do it...
    EleanorSmithson EleanorSmithson 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    it started when i was 9. I dont know how to get out from it. I think im pulling my boyfiend down with me. we dated for 2.5yrs now. I even get confused about staying with him or not...
    homerbonner homerbonner 18-21, F 1 Response May 19

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    I've always had big dreams for myself and this chaotic world. I believed and demanded myself to be the big change this world would face. I wanted to travel around the world and...
    AmazonDaughter AmazonDaughter 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    They're so many teens who supposedly have depression. I think they see this as cool? Or they want people's pity? I really don't know.
    BrokenInnocence BrokenInnocence 13-15, F 4 Responses May 12

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    I'm always trying to find a way to fight depression... Makes life a challenging road to follow. I have trouble picking myself up when others knock me down. 😟
    Lucy1995lucy Lucy1995lucy 18-21, F a week ago

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    Ever since I can remember, whenever I got sick or sad or nervous, I would always think or even say out loud, "I want to go home." More often than not, I was already AT home. I don...
    hrhabrowdy hrhabrowdy 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have felt like I have carried extra weight on my shoulders for years. I don't know what it is like to feel free and exhilarated.Jobs have depressed me the most in my life. I feel...
    capehope3 capehope3 41-45 2 Responses May 12

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    For 15 years now and I know that the math would say I was 7 when it started and some people would say what would I have to be depressed about but in school and home my life wasn't...
    Lahaynes14 Lahaynes14 22-25, M 2 Responses May 12

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    my mother can not stand me half the time like just this morning she was saying she wishes she had a car so we can go and get some breakfast and I told her she did not need to drive...
    jackiehammack2019 jackiehammack2019 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    i still am. the thing that sucks the most is that it saps every ounce of your motivation for anything. so even small tasks seem HUGE and all i want to do is sleep so i dont have to...
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 29

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    It's back, and with a vengeance this time. I don't sleep, haven't eaten in a couple of days. I work and go home. I feel like cutting again. I lay in bed and cry. Sometimes I find...
    saram1985 saram1985 26-30, F May 7

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    If it weren't for the horrendous pain that my death would inflict on my parents and those around me, I would have been dead a long time ago. Although today I am not particularly...
    GeorgiePeg GeorgiePeg 13-15, F 4 Responses May 8

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    I have a shrink but it doesn't get rid of it. My mom won't get me pills and so I'm kinda stuck like this. It helps a little, the therapy. With everybody but my shrink I avoid my...
    haydenkate haydenkate 16-17, F May 13

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    I was diagnosed with derision several months ago, though I know I've had it for a very long time. I'm now on antidepressants to help with everything, but ever since I started...
    kaylanbray98 kaylanbray98 16-17, F May 16

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    I just had a severe panic attack, I only just realised that I will be having my mental health assessment on Saturday and I will have to tell the counsellor that I self harm...
    EricaAudrey22 EricaAudrey22 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Sex is better when you have with someone who cares about you, Due to my experience I prefer having sex with someone who cares about me as a person, people who don't care, no sex...
    Brandnewhim2015 Brandnewhim2015 26-30, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I have lost track of how many times the thought of wanting to die has entered my brain. I am not afraid to die. I am afraid of going to hell. I know that is where I will be going...
    NamelessWife NamelessWife 41-45, F May 12