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    Or Did I? - Since being diagnosed with such an affliction on June 5th 2008, I like to think my eyes are more open and my sense of self, and reflection has been unleashed. Alas...
    EricS EricS 26-30, M 8 Responses Nov 7, 2008

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    I Learnt Alot.. - i think it showed me how strong i really am. i faced so much with my depression, even looked death in the face more then once, but by some miracle I'm still here...
    Arktos Arktos 16-18, M 1 Response Mar 21, 2008

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    I Have Learned... - You can change for the ones you love. But if they expect you to change at least once, they'll always expect more change from you. Crying is ok if it makes the...
    newlife0204 newlife0204 18-21, F 2 Responses May 28, 2011

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    Increase Intemacy And Keep Away From Depression - I had a Blissful sexual experienced long back . I had a girlfriend and I was practicing Martial Art so physically I was 100% fit...
    Besent Besent 36-40 Dec 26, 2011

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    It Made Me Stronger - Depression has always been apart of my life. It has made me realize who I am, who I want to be everything. I am not saying being depressed is good, because...
    tomtombear tomtombear 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 18, 2008

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    I am Failing My Brother. - when i look to my father i see myself but although fundamentaly we are the same our ideas differ greatly. when i look at my brother i also see myself and...
    Issac95 Issac95 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 6, 2008

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    The Blessing Through The Curse - This is a wonderful group title though I don’t care for the logo myself. It depicts an emotion on this subject which is dramatically...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 4 Responses May 26, 2011

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    Strength Thru Adversity - I can sooo identify with this group. I am an incredibly strong woman. Even my EEG test shows it.. laughs. I am strong, and smart and caring, and all my...
    JustRho JustRho 46-50, F Jun 28, 2013

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    Knowing My May Have Brought It On - my depression has FORCED me to look deeper into myself and into a lot of my action no matter how small they may be. All this so that i don't...
    amicawinters amicawinters 18-21, F Dec 10, 2012

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    Not Proud Of It Really But.... - i spent the entire year of 2009 and part of 2010 in complete misery. i was lost in the darkness of my own misery during that time. as much as it...
    CaptainJackass CaptainJackass 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 1, 2011

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    Learned Alot - Ive suffered depression for seven years now. Ive came through so much in my life-i was abused, bullied, had kidney failure and so much more. And i gt to a...
    star26 star26 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 11, 2008

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    The Oddest Two Weeks Of My Life -    A couple of years ago I hit rock bottom in my depression. I had let it get so bad I was on the verge of suicide and I really needed help. My...
    howsab howsab 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 11, 2011

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    My Emotional Intelligence - I like to think that I have a deep level of emotional intelligence. How much? I don't know, but when I observe the people around me, I suspect that it...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 9, 2011

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    A Silver Lining - I was diagnosed with acute depression late last year, and have had to go through some really tough counselling sessions and a fair bit of medication. I won't bore...
    Themanwithnobrakes Themanwithnobrakes 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 6, 2012

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    Unraveled - pre depression, a tighly wound, spool of thread with all notions, ideas, knowledge, personal awareness bundled in this tiny centerpiece, the cylindrical bubble of the...
    tessagirl tessagirl 18-21, F Mar 28, 2009

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    It's Part of Who I Am - Depression has been such a huge part of my life. I feel like it's always been there. Even as a kid I was never truly completely happy. Depression is part...
    UnseenBlossom UnseenBlossom 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3, 2009

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    Maybe the Reason Why I Feel Older Than Other Ppl At My Age - You learn so much about your self. wow. I found a positive thing about depression -.- but the bad thing is, at least...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Oct 29, 2007

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    Someone Else's Life - I spent a lot of years living life as I was "supposed" to - not really knowing who I was - existing like a zombie - not really living, not...
    celebriticat celebriticat 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 3, 2009

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    Video: - I found a good video about how this can work, how depression can be a catalyst for personal growth and whatnot. check it out here: http://youtube.com/watch?v=3c4CmhwD80w
    paradoxical paradoxical 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 22, 2008

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    At One Point I Had Three Years Where - I just lived internally. I was depressed and anxious to the point of not leaving the house unless I was with a safe person - and there were...
    SofiaGrowsFlowers SofiaGrowsFlowers 18-21, T 1 Response Nov 16, 2013

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    I Reflect A Lot - I just think and think when I'm depressed, which is sometimes a good thing and sometimes bad. I ask myself various things like what I want out of life, how do I...
    BlankPage123456787 BlankPage123456787 70+, F Dec 26, 2011

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    That's the one good thing that comes from depression. A person can learn to recognize what it is that triggered the bout of depression and maybe next time that trigger won't be...
    justmarji justmarji 51-55, F Dec 9, 2013

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    Growing up I could never connect with God. Probably because whenever I prayed I'd always ask for a nice car when I grew up, or something like that. Though there were times when I...
    LightinDarkness8 LightinDarkness8 26-30 Mar 23

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    I Use Depression to Make Myself Stronger - I remember reading something about depression: that people who are depressed often have a very realistic way of viewing the world. We don...
    drpr drpr 41-45, F Aug 11, 2008

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    It almost seems more comfortable to have low self esteem instead of getting your hopes up and feeling confident only to be crushed again. I guess what I am saying is it is easier...
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I don't know where the hell it originated from. I used to believe in myself, but I lost that. I never really had much confidence. Probably because I was emotionally abused by my...
    NeonPurple NeonPurple 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    With my first real post I want to be honest and open up with something that has been bothering me for years. I am sure several people post similar things but this is my honest and...
    SkipperSkips SkipperSkips 31-35, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Truth is I don't think I've ever had any Self Esteem or Confidence. I say that only because looking back throughout my life I cannot recall a time where I was truly okay with being...
    needinganescape needinganescape 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Throughout my entire life, I've struggled with self esteem. From childhood through my sophomore year in college, I was always teased and was the main topic for everyone's cruel and...
    Paul1538 Paul1538 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    The title says it all. A lot of people told me that I should have a diet and exercise more because I gain a lot of weight but some says that it looks better on me being chubby. I...
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I have noticed I gain more. I feel so happy. I put new pics with my "muffin top" body.
    chubbyruth chubbyruth 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 25

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    As a background, I can say that I know that other people (practically everyone) seek happiness and avoid misery; however I do not understand why. Why are there so many people who...
    Contemplatings Contemplatings 22-25 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Always have had low self-esteem. When people say I'm beautiful or pretty I automatically shut it down. I look in the mirror and see so many flaws and things I wish I could change...
    93rp 93rp 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It's that usual low-self esteem caused by worries. The worries of not being able to meet expectations despite disliking expectations and preferring to go wherever I please...afraid...
    Katami Katami 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I've pretty much had low self esteem since the age of 6, I got put down a lot about my weight when I was a kid and that I had a few learning difficulties. I'm 15 now and I still...
    venetiaroses venetiaroses 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I consider myself to be a fairly attractive young man. But my self confidence pretty low when it comes to asking the opposite sex out. And when the opportunity arises for me to ask...
    beyondreach89 beyondreach89 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I can't help it. When I hear people laughing, I think they're laughing at me. I always think people are talking about me when they're in groups and I usually am too shy to ask a...
    123peppy 123peppy 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    extreme low self esteem... im pretty socially awkward because of this and i stutter a lot she i talk to people who i feel have more social status than me. also, i have extreme...
    nataliekatherine nataliekatherine 13-15 1 Response Mar 18

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    I've been in a relationship with a committed guy for close to 4years who is soon to tie a knot, I'm so afraid to leave and move on, I'm so afraid to fall in love again, I'm so...
    LadyMayah LadyMayah 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I have very low self esteem. I get so depressed because of how I feel about myself I wind up taking it out on my boyfriend. When I do it makes him feel like **** and like I think...
    markiealex markiealex 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I have really low self esteem, it is reaching the point where I don't even want to go out and socialize because I don't feel good enough.
    MissMisunderstood1 MissMisunderstood1 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 28

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    I have very low self esteem... I waste hours dreaming of the beautiful body and intelligent mind I've always wanted, I grow more jaded every day from the venom in my envy of my...
    Jillianchn Jillianchn 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    Some days I can't get out of bed... Not because I'm lazy but I feel so down I don't want to see anyone. I have a boyfriend and says lovely things about me but I can't see it and i...
    nawpjh nawpjh 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I have the lowest self-esteem. Let's see. I spent most of my childhood up until the age of 12 sitting around at home, supposedly "home schooled." By the time I started 7th grade at...
    tgf12 tgf12 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I have the lowest self-esteem. Let's see. I spent most of my childhood up until the age of 12 sitting around at home, supposedly "home schooled." By the time I started 7th grade at...
    tgf12 tgf12 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    my self esteem is so low and I can't find out why I'm like this. I pick out every single little flaw I can find, and I'm so brainwashed that everyone else around me notices...
    megtayl0rr megtayl0rr 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have such low self esteem, my family is constantly telling me that I don't give myself enough credit. It's hard not looking at myself and seeing a **** person. Because I AM a...
    ksnaps ksnaps 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    A lot of the time I feel worthless. I have never had many true friends. Mostly just two faced liars. I feel like I'm ugly. I have scars, a curved back, messed up teeth, psorios, a...
    dacraww dacraww 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 19

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    I feel like I screw everything up now and just today I tried to do my nails and it's just I couldn't do it and I mean i'm ok at it but no one would hold the bottle or anything and...
    screwupforlife screwupforlife 13-15, F Mar 22

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    Always have ........ Any suggestions?
    onesmrtrn onesmrtrn 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I don't know how it reached this point. I've certainly never had anyone make me feel worthless--I have a loving, supportive family and have never been bullied by my peers or...
    rlc91 rlc91 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    when I look in the mirror...... I've never been told I was pretty, over the years I've never been given a reason to think i was beautiful, pretty, or anywhere near it, but people...
    musiclover122 musiclover122 18-21, F 1 Response