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I Have Friends With Depression

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I recently ended a 4 1/2 year relationship, but have been talking about being fwb's with two of my friends for a couple of months. Now that the relationship is over though, I get...
    Cephaloria Cephaloria 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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    Dear **** buddy, This was your second chance. Once, shame on you, but twice? Shame on me. I shouldn't of let you in after the first problem. You clearly didn't learn anything. You...
    findingfae findingfae 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I love sucking on big ample boobs any real busty ladies with a personality n don't rip pics of the net and bit scared to show there face let's chat uk based plz
    TeddyboyUK72 TeddyboyUK72 41-45, M Dec 25, 2014

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    I've been with my fwb for a little over a yr now. When we first hooked up he warned me he wasn't "a relationship" kind of guy, and at first that was great cause I didn't want the...
    lilldemen lilldemen 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    I been fwb for 5 years I love this man so much but I want more. one minute he's hot one minute he is cold. I feel I've have been patient long enough. and I've been reading up on...
    smittenkitten2015 smittenkitten2015 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I have a f*** buddy and I'm scared I'll catch feelings
    Devonbaby Devonbaby 16-17, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    someoneforyou12 someoneforyou12 22-25, F Jan 13

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    :-( just found out my fwb is seeing someone now, so none for me. When we first got together over a yr ago he said he wasn't a "relationship" kind of guy, this is the 2nd girl he...
    lilldemen lilldemen 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am 16 now. I have been dealing with depression since maybe the 8th grade. It started when my dad had started being verbally and emotionally abisive towards me. He had already...
    DeadpoolPrincess DeadpoolPrincess 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Been struggle with depression since i was 15,now i am 29.I was in and out of mental hospital 4 times.Therapists and psychiatrists didn't help. Those medications only turn me into a...
    Stephanieloveowl Stephanieloveowl 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    If you're suffering with depression please watch this http://youtu.be/4Gp0QIXG4Aw
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Dec 30, 2014

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    Hi I'm Sandra I'm hoping to meet some new friends I really want to make friends with people that's older than me I can not stand my age group
    Sandraday Sandraday 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I like someone who I've only gotten to be friends with recently, but he makes me laugh a lot and I think he is honestly one of the coolest guys I know. He has his flaws, but those...
    LearningHearts LearningHearts 16-17, F Jan 7

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    My brother doesn't want me talking to his ex girlfriend that he got pregnant. I don't like his new girlfriend she jealous and mean stuck up type untrustworthy just no Morals she's...
    peaceintruelove peaceintruelove 18-21, F Jan 2

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    Hello am mj and am new here, i just want to have friends sll over the country
    mjmaegawa mjmaegawa 36-40, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I know that people coming & going out of your life is a "normal" thing...that not everyone is meant to stay in your life. But, yes I do have issues with abandonment. My dad left...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    Well, I have issues with BOTH of my Mother In Laws. I like one just a little more than the other, but besides that 2 Mother Inlaws are just double the trouble. I have two because...
    galaxygurl galaxygurl 26-30, F Jan 3

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    They tell me I have "clinical depression" which is a fancy name for Major depression and I have ADHD...
    ThankYouSoldiers ThankYouSoldiers 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I really need to talk to someone and just vent. I feel like my depression has completely taken over. I don't feel the same anymore. I use to be so happy, funny, loving and caring...
    ArtisticLife ArtisticLife 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I just want to end it my dad died 6 years ago and I'm home alone 8 hours a day I have no close friends no one ever wants to talk to me....what's the point..
    Sodan66 Sodan66 16-17, M 4 Responses Jan 4

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    My friends think that i am happy because i am always laughing. When in reality I am crying myself to sleep wondering if this pain will ever end. It used to be worse I used to cut...
    lolawolf lolawolf 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I think I could write 8 or 9 series of books about my depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar, it's hard to deal with. It's also hard to understand.
    undeadsuperhero undeadsuperhero 13-15, F Jan 1

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    http://youtu.be/4Gp0QIXG4Aw please watch this if you are fighting depression
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Jan 5

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    It started 5 years ago. Little by little, I started to drown. That is what depression feels like. Drowning. No matter how hard you try to keep your head above the water, you get...
    SummerOf22 SummerOf22 18-21, F Jan 8

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    Depression and Anxiety were a part of my life since I was in Middle School and I didn't even know it until now. In my last few years of college, I realized just how much I don't...
    XenaIsMyHero XenaIsMyHero 22-25, F Jan 15

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    I thought I finally pushed past my depression, I thought someone actually cared. But when they disappeared I was left with nothing. I think about cutting everyday again, Yet I...
    kelsey9317 kelsey9317 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I looked up depressing pictures and now I'm pissed. The internet an a few others make a joke about it. Like the depressing comic book week. It makes me mad. You don't know how it...
    kpfoster1985 kpfoster1985 13-15, M Dec 29, 2014

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    I'm done... I have no idea what to do but I do know. I've just recently heard the worst news in my life????
    xSharpi xSharpi 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I just cut today. Another scar , another day. I have to go to school today. Another lessons, another day. I feel worthless today. Another feeling , another day. Why am I...
    IAmAAngel IAmAAngel 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    Most people have tons of new years goals, I just simply have three. 1) to make it through this year alive 2) to do my best to find what makes me happy 3) to pray more.
    beautifuleyes13 beautifuleyes13 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 6

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    Deprived Me of My Mother-When I was 9 my mother who was a Black American unilaterally relocated my younger sister and self to her homeland the United States. A short time later our...
    DayDayEdwards DayDayEdwards 22-25, M Jan 13

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    Tms has change my life in away that I have never felt before. The people in my life I don't feel like I want them in my life anymore. I see a brighter and better future. I see...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I hate the days where it seems a monumental task just to get by with the most basic effort. I am actually jealous of people who seem to always be fine. Their life looks peachy...
    WWB82 WWB82 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Well I finally came out to my mom that I cut. She wasn't mad just simply took it away and helped it heal a bit. I'm going to have scared tho.
    imjusttiredofbeingsad imjusttiredofbeingsad 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I have been depressed off and on since I was 14 and I am now 20. most of the time I have no reason to be so sad. I just get so down and get anxiety. Sadly things like this run in...
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I've got friends from different ages,races,colours,even faiths! What connects us is far more important than anything that divides us ! We met through various jobs or projects I've...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    Depends on the kind of difference. To give an example, I totally love to read but I am okay if you aren't into it. But if I am a conversationalist and you are a one way street...
    BeyondIllusions BeyondIllusions 56-60, F 5 Responses Jan 4

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    Perception and impression is everything. People are so quick to try and erase someone from their life when they can't handle the truth or an opinion totally opposite from their own...
    MisunderstoodGal30 MisunderstoodGal30 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Just looking for a friends and ended up here, it's nice to know that somewhere out there willing to be friends😐😐😐😐😐
    mjmaegawa mjmaegawa 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I love talking to people and learning new things, to me friendship has no bounds!
    AlyMarie1 AlyMarie1 13-15, F 6 Responses Jan 4

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