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I Randomly Get Depressed

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    It Bugs Me

    I'll be laughing one minute, and know everything is going to be ok, and just having a positive frame of mind.  And then boom a thought hits my mind, and suddenly, I'm back down again, and struggleing to get back up. 
    EyzofBlue EyzofBlue 36-40, F Nov 28, 2011

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    I'll be having a good conversation with my

    friend and have no bad thoughts then BAM! Like a train a bad thought hits me so hard I sometimes start to cry. I try to continue acting happy but It doesn't always work.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I have days where I have ups

    and downs or just occurrences that make me depressed. It just really depends on the situation but most of the time I am usually happy or just have apathy. Memories that trigger me make me depressed but it depends on the memories though or the thoughts that trickle over my mind...
    MiZShortiiE MiZShortiiE 18-21, F Sep 13

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    Blitzkrieg Of The Heart & Soul

    So i was reading part of this book online, supposed to be a memoir of some Anorexic/Bulimic chic. & strangleuy enough im reading this thing & its not the weight loss or gain or behaviors or obsessions that get me.. its the bluntness of the narrarators language, idk she just seems...
    sewXmyselfXshut sewXmyselfXshut 18-21, F Aug 18, 2011

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    I will get randomly depressed.

    I don't know why. I just get really sad. If something bad happens, I get panic attacks. It feels like someone is taking the air away from me. It can last for a day or months. it depends.it just randomly happens.
    shygirlaquamarine shygirlaquamarine 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    Some times I can be as happy

    as can be but then I think about all of the scars and battles I've been through and I get so down and depressed sometimes it last for days some times it
    Theoldmaid Theoldmaid 16-17, F Dec 28, 2013

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    Sometimes I just get depressed

    for no reason at all. I don't understand why. It's so strange. Sometimes I just feel like disappearing. It has just started and it is confusing me. I just feel stuck sometimes. :/
    PureWhiteMoonlight PureWhiteMoonlight 13-15, F 2 Responses May 23

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    how is it that one night you can be

    so close to disappearing and then, the next morning, the sun rises and you get out of bed and put a smile on your face and talk and laugh and it’s as though nothing happened…deep down it’s there, but it stays stuffed away…inappropriate for reality....
    marthabenzis marthabenzis 22-25, F May 18

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    It's Weird.

    I was quite happy for most of today.... not completely happy but happier than normal... and now I'm depressed. I always just randomly get into a really bad mood. Small things always set it off, I can't help it. Especially at night times.. I'm happy one moment and then the next I...
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 7, 2009

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    Yeah Pretty Much

    One minute ill be fine and pretty normal then idk i would just get drepressed out of no where. Its very random.
    eyeslikestars eyeslikestars 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 23, 2010

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    Meh

    This dude that cheated on me is going to the lake with one of my best friends over spring break and it ****** me off cuz he's gonna get her in bed then go cheat on her and be a bytch then slap her. And yeah.... And thinking of this makes me sad cuz yeah. He just makes me sad cuz...
    Julienne4wonder Julienne4wonder 13-15, F Mar 29, 2012

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    Always Combating

    It's getting too much of a hassle to deal with.  It interferes with my relationships with people.  The sheer amount of negativity I dish out on myself in front of people makes those around me feel ****** because they can't help.And if they're not feeling ****** from it, they...
    ThePeryton ThePeryton 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 13, 2011

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    Active

    Yeah it happens to us all. I just gotta stay active so i can't think about it then i will be just fine.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 11 Responses Mar 26, 2010

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    Why?

    i really dont know why. but at the weridest moments i feel so depressed. Nothing could happen and i still feel like everything sucks. and sometimes i feel like crying. i just wish i could be happy like when i was younger.
    cantstop4 cantstop4 16-17 1 Response Apr 5, 2009

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    :) :(

    i can be really happy one second then i get depressed really fast and i stay depressed for the rest of the day. it sucks cuz sometimes i will start to cry randomly
    ladonna14 ladonna14 13-15, F Aug 22, 2011

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    It's not really random though.

    With my thought process i start thinking then it leads to thoughts of What I could do to mess things up. I don't want to do those things but with my luck....I could screw everything up.
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 12

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    Left Without A Thing

    you looked at me as ur slave you stowed me away in your darkest closet. and yet i let you do everything to me. you grabbed me by the heart and took my soul. now all that is left is a hole. a hole so deep that thing go in and never come back out. a whole so deep you cant find ur...
    cantbreakfree cantbreakfree 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 28, 2011

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    Yeah...well..

    I do get depressed randomly. Not a lot. It just happens. :/ Just does...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 23, 2010

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    I'm not pretty I'm not beautiful,

    I was told although middle school that I was ugly even fugly sometimes, and all through out middle school and high school I'm friends with some one who keeps telling me about all the guys that like her and how a lot of guys tell her that she pretty, beautiful and how they cheer...
    Theoldmaid Theoldmaid 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I am naturally a very happy

    and contained person, but sometimes with no reason at all I feel really down and feel depressed and I wont seem to get out of it easily. The thing is, I don't get sad I either am happy or depressed and that's the bad part.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 14

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    I just wish I could be the hilarious & fun

    person I am with my friends. I have little friends now and even though that's a good thing, I do get lonely still. I have very loyal people by my side and it took a lot of pain & experience to get & keep them. That's why I'm here. I'm out the city (again) I'm in a new high...
    EbbsBreaux EbbsBreaux 16-17, F Jul 26

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