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I Have Suffered From Depression

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    And Still Do - i guess i am never going tto be completely over it.but i have found a way to coupe.that all i could ever ask for.and i hope those people who are still wresteling...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 3 Responses Mar 30, 2009

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    I Have Suffered - I have suffered,Depression,The dreaded word,Somehow,Today,I made up my mind,no more,This has to stop,Had enough,Need to change.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 2, 2012

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    I've never been one to share this type of stuff but I feel it may help others. I know what it feels like to be depressed, to feel like everyone hates you or even worse, doesn't...
    InfiniteEnd InfiniteEnd 16-17, F Feb 25

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    Yep. I know what it's like to feel as if sadness has taken over your head and to feel as if you have no control over yourself because you are so sucked in to this mental disease...
    margaret707 margaret707 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 22, 2013

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    Dear, Depression - Dear, Depression. Please get out of my head. You are not wanted here. No one wants you. You are an annoying evil spirit, lurking around, look for attention...
    Renee104 Renee104 18-21, F Aug 20, 2013

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    I Have Suffered From Depression - I have suffered from depression since i can remember but was diagnosed about 10 years and have been on medication since. I have good times but...
    martinspinney martinspinney 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 8, 2010

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    In Time... - I too still suffer from depression. I have learned to deal with it tho. To me its a frame of mind. Coming to terms with it and learning from it. It takes time. I don't...
    cdlbr2000 cdlbr2000 41-45 Mar 31, 2009

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    Tonight is another one of those nights where everything seems hopeless, without a light at the end of the tunnel. I try to cover it up but the cracks are beginning to show, again.
    nottobevelealed nottobevelealed 16-17, F Mar 30

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    One Of The Loneliest Places On Earth - I suffered from depression during my teenage years and I can honestly say it was one of the loneliest experiences in my life..... so many...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 31-35, F Dec 5, 2011

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    Im tired of these medicine's, it's been two years since my serious depression, anxiety and selfharm. I dont want to take these medicine's, i have been taking them for so long and...
    Soldottern Soldottern 16-17, F Mar 31

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    What To Too - I hate this feeling I am 49 years old in not good health overweight live with my parents because of health and some times I think of end all this **** I just do not...
    Frecklesthebear Frecklesthebear 46-50 1 Response Sep 16, 2013

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    Less Extreme... - Most will say that I'm still depressed. Maybe I am, a little bit. But, it is nothing compared how it USED to be! I used to cry often and occasionally cut. I've...
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 Mar 28, 2011

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    Not A Pretty Picture - It's a long hard road for everyone when you suffer from depression. You don't really know as to how you got there but you did. Trying to find the reasons...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 24, 2011

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    2 months ago I was diagnosed with HSV 2. An ex bf (who was the lowest piece of **** on the face of the planet) gave it to me after he stepped out on me. However I found this out...
    allofme4 allofme4 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2013

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    Have Being The Key Word - I tried the medication and therapy and counseling and every other thing. I finally realized one day that i was the only person that was qualified enough...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 15, 2010

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    So it's got to that time of night where I feel like a big ball of sadness yet again, it's day in day out...I'm getting tired of feeling like this constantly, I guess most of my...
    leahmusic96 leahmusic96 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hey! I'm new here at EP and I really need someone to talk to, good advice, experiences and such.. I don't know what to do! My boyfriend did do drugs and tried to take his own life...
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    When I studied abroad last fall, I made friends from all over the world. It's pretty cool to see their posts and updates that involve culture and life. For example, on St. Patrick...
    queserasera22 queserasera22 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    We may love the wrong person,Cry for the wrong person but one things for sure,mistakes help us find the right person.
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F Mar 23

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    I have suffered from depression since the birth of my first daughter 30 yeas ago. It has always been pretty much controlled with medication unless something serious happens in my...
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    Right now, is a low part of my life. And it has come at the worst time. Anyone I have told my reasoning for my depression, has looked at me as if I were pathetic. That the reason I...
    AtticusAneamagus AtticusAneamagus 13-15, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    When I was 15 I met my first boyfriend. He was shy, nice and attractive and also charmed everyone who met him including me. You would think that I would know better. I was a...
    mik2047 mik2047 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Mslip Mslip 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have suffered from it for several years now. I've been to the eating disorder clinic twice but I felt very uncomfortable and I felt like the nurse was staring at my belly. Right...
    GSSB GSSB 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Robuk1991 Robuk1991 22-25, M 6 Responses Mar 27

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    For as long as I can remember, I have always picked at any and all scabs that formed on my body. Whether it was from scratching a bug bite so much that it broke skin or it was...
    jenmarie520 jenmarie520 26-30, F Apr 5

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    I want you all to know that you are not alone. I am here for you if any of you want to talk. Having currently suffered with Depression I can relate to you and help you
    wonderlustdreamer wonderlustdreamer 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I am sick of this social anxiety and social phobia. I am a shell of what I once was. I have always suffered from anxiety and depression but seemed to manage with the help of...
    GroundedButterfly81 GroundedButterfly81 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    As a child I suffered from Exploding Head Syndrome.
    needlessthings needlessthings 31-35, M Mar 28

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    I battle depression and I've waged a war against it never again do I want another family member to commit suicide over depression. Raped and soul wounded my cousin committed...
    MissLorii MissLorii 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I think I have depression. For a few months now I have been suffering from morbid thoughts such as death and suicide that I cannot control, it is as if it is not my thoughts but...
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    Depression is... An emptiness, that swallows us whole. It's not even just pure dark or light, pure sadness or anger, it's emptiness. My emptiness was caused by my sense of not...
    machriskabensler machriskabensler 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I suffer from depression, anxiety, and I think I suffer from night terrors :/ I was abused most of my life, I stress a lot, and I selfharm :/ I need to know I'm not alone here?
    cutedarkandcuddly cutedarkandcuddly 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    I never realized I suffered from this till a short while ago. I just thought every teenager daydreamed. Then I realized I would zone out when my friends would talk to me. I didn't...
    Dreamer122554 Dreamer122554 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I don't remember how or when I started daydreaming. I just know that it had always been this way. I find it hard to pay attention in class or get my school work done. I often find...
    MsGardevoir MsGardevoir 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I am like you. Depression has been my way of life ever since I can remember. I'm 46 years old. I'm a virgin, but proud of it although I am not proud of the fact that I've done...
    churchworker churchworker 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Anxiety controls most of my life, I can't think of any decision I've made where I haven't been completely worried out of my mind about what will happen. Every time I write a post I...
    Marielights Marielights 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    My boyfriend of 3 1/2 years is married. Finally..finally...starting the divorce process. But I think its too late, I dont think I can deal with it anymore. So he was married...
    Marieflwr1 Marieflwr1 22-25, F Mar 25

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    I have suffered since age 16 from endo. I have three young children. During my third pregnancy, things went wrong. The placenta was outside of the uterus. My doctor went into a c...
    CPPDANCER CPPDANCER 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 2

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    lovemusicnicole lovemusicnicole 18-21, F Apr 7

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