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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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    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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    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 18-21, M Oct 19, 2010

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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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    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

    It is a friend with benefits rather than multiple like the title suggests. I have never done it before. Probably wouldn't do it again. But now I feel trapped and I think he does...
    starflower1 starflower1 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Things have taken a different turn than I thought they would. Its felt like he was mad at me for a while. We kind of blew up the night before last. The other night he picked out...
    starflower1 starflower1 26-30, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I was left with this guy alone while everyone was buying bud and we ended up having sex, then he asked me if I want to be fwb and I was down but yesterday was kinda awkward ... He...
    mariaababieexo mariaababieexo 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I have had a fwb for a few months now, at first he was just a mate but now we literally speak everyday, as if we were dating. I feel as if he has caught stronger feelings than me...
    onlinebae onlinebae 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I remember the first question you asked me, I remember when you walked me home and told me you were afraid of the sea, I remember how we told each other what we wanted to be, I...
    sv4894 sv4894 18-21, F Jul 18

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    He was suppose to come over tonight but he hasn't texted me back in an hour ): .. Got ready for nothing 😒
    aaaxaaa aaaxaaa 18-21, F 23 Responses Jul 10

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    Really I'm still in shock and I haven't really figured out how to feel about this yet. Maybe talking about it here will help. I'll start from the beginning with how I met and...
    NuuIdeas NuuIdeas 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    So me i have so much depression, ya cant even imagine wat i have been threw. I take pills for depression
    ashley486 ashley486 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Okay guys as you can see I'm not a Teen haven't been for a long time, and by some people's words on here I'm like 100 years old. I know it's hard for you guys to think of any...
    mlcockrell mlcockrell 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    When I was really young there was a teenage girl with dwarfism in my neighborhood that I saw regularly. I don't think I was even old enough to like girls yet but there was...
    thatguythereoverhere thatguythereoverhere 26-30, M 9 hrs ago

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    A lot of people think its weird or wrong that I'm a christian and I'm sort of friends with a satanist. We're not the best of friends but we are friends. She even has an upside down...
    SheAlwaysBelieved SheAlwaysBelieved 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    I don't know what's caused it.. But I used to desperately want friends, when I didn't have any and had no chance of getting any I wanted friends so so badly and now, that I could...
    xkayleex xkayleex 18-21, F Jul 14

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    Always had better relationship with guy friends (no back stabbing no jealousy etc) but in the end they always wanted to bang me. Then of course I was doubting the real reason they...
    lifetails lifetails 26-30, F a week ago

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    I feel the more friends I make, the lonelier I am. I don't understand why. I mean I feel like it's because I'm single, but I'd rather have friends and no partner than the other way...
    sammykins101 sammykins101 22-25, M Jul 5

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    I have made a lot of new friends lately They r so so so different and sometimes it's hard to find stuff to do together but it doesn't stop me from being friends with them
    willieverbegoodenough willieverbegoodenough 22-25, F Jul 5

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    I have friends who either; don't wear shoes - ever, believe rocks have personalities and divine qualities, believe they have lived various past lives, are entirely left-side-of-the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I like making friendship with those who enjoy reading my recent activities and my stories.
    peetboy peetboy 51-55, M Jul 19

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    What would be the point of only being friends with people like me? It takes all sorts to make the world turn. And let's be honest, I'm not the most exhilarating company! Haha.
    ConcreteSleeper ConcreteSleeper 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This year, I had a extremely attractive chemistry teacher. He's sweet, and has vibrant blue eyes, short blonde hair and a perfect body. Every time that I would look at him, I...
    Jeanpocket Jeanpocket 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I would love to have sex with a black women never done it I am so girly right now I will eat eat that p up
    dmedina513 dmedina513 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Hi my name is Jan I am 21 and have sex with lots of guys. I work at a bar and always bring guys back to my place after work and have sex with them. I have a no condom rule. I want...
    jantheslut jantheslut 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 17

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    I had gone 2 months without cutting.. I had relapsed a couple weeks ago though. I ended up relapsing again last night.. I'm going through a rough time and I'm not sure what to do...
    CatySansom CatySansom 16-17, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I have had depression for a year now, and it may only seem like a short time, but to me it seems like forever, it started off with a boy that I used to know, he was so nice, until...
    BethHawkins BethHawkins 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Tonight, a friend of mine was telling me about a chronic condition that he lives with, which causes him intense daily pain. This condition will likely not be cured, and will not...
    KatzeB KatzeB 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    The longer I sit here alone and realize how many people are around me to just benefit them selfs and how many people who were true friends are now dead the worse it gets. The gun...
    dillonwatson dillonwatson 18-21, M Jul 8

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    I am so insecure about many things and Im going through a ****** momen right now and probably the rest of my life . Anyways, I am an only child and I don't really know how to talk...
    Winchesterr Winchesterr 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I had a pretty traumatic childhood which led to my anxiety and depression now. When I was 6 yrs old, I found my neighbor after a failed suicide attempt. I had gone over to see if...
    SingToTheSky2298 SingToTheSky2298 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    But right now I feel like I'm in a really good patch. I have a good job, uni is going alright and I actually have some friends. I have been getting some negative thoughts lately...
    KateyCake KateyCake 18-21, F Jul 6

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    So I was just scrolling through Facebook and notice some pictures my friend just posted. Considering she's one of my friends I look at them. I notice in a few of her pictures she...
    ForeverLostPoet ForeverLostPoet 13-15, F Jul 14

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    If I do it's definitely not as bad as other people's. Sometimes I feel perfectly fine, but I'll go through periods of terrible stress, self-doubt and overthinking... I can usually...
    BleepBlopBloopdeDoop BleepBlopBloopdeDoop 18-21 1 Response Jul 18

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    I have depression and a boyfriend, and he is having trouble dealing with me. All I want to do is talk to someone, but he is my only friend. He gets tired of me always crying and...
    ladychief13 ladychief13 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I was bullied in 4th grade. I was molested by a cousin when I was 9 as well the only person who knows about it is my half sister Julia because he did it to her to. I was molested...
    alexvalen alexvalen 16-17, F Jul 9

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    Secret account. I am slowly slipping back into depression. My father cannot accept me for who I am and judges me all the time. He hates that i am nerdy, awkward, and that i am not...
    awkwardteenbro awkwardteenbro 16-17, M Jul 12

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    I just realized that this constant feeling of depression, I mean the background kind not the extreme moments where you want to kill yourself, has gone on so long that it feels...
    ohnoyesplease ohnoyesplease 22-25, F Jul 13

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    Depression is getting worse. More stress is just piling up. Its dragging me deeper down into a darkness i wont be able to escape. Suicidal tendencies growing stronger everyday...
    awkwardteenbro awkwardteenbro 16-17, M Jul 14

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I just want to take the pills and get it over with. I can't keep living like this. It feels like someone is stabbing me in my chest. Everything hurting. I don't deserve to be here...
    mikaylahoguexo mikaylahoguexo 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Sometimes I feel like just killing something. That's how I would start my autobiography. I try to be a person an actual human being but humans are selfish, and I disgust myself not...
    dominicwiddop dominicwiddop 18-21, M a week ago

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    I'm done with my life everything keeps going wrong...I'm sorry I'm not perfect... :/
    Il0veandre Il0veandre 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm also highly-anxious and these symptoms are exacerbated when I drink, which I've done on and off to a detrimental degree for about the last 20 years. I'm fearing my life is so...
    KevinHilly KevinHilly 36-40, M Jun 30

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    There's a monster inside of me. Yes, a monster. It's not some fairytale creature with large fangs, or a hairy body, no. It's real. I can feel it festering inside of me. It is me...
    edlineuser edlineuser 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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