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I Randomly Get Depressed

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    I'm not a depressed person.

    I just have my moments. Thankfully they don't last long.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 14

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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 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 18-21, F Jul 26, 2014

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    Sometimes I think so much

    that it's my mind is my own worst enemy. Usually when it's my girly time of the month, (sorry) I get super emotional and start thinking about everything at once. My family, friends, school, work, my relationship, my health, my apartment, money, etc. I just think about what is...
    lydianneverly lydianneverly 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2014

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    I don't think I have depression

    but its the easiest way to sum up today. It is just "meh" lack of emotion is pretty soul crushing, which is what seems to have happened as soon as it hit noon a few hours back. Just feels like a waste of a perfectly good day off, oh well hopefully things pick up soon!
    Sportser Sportser 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    the crazy in me keeps visiting my world like a

    bad house guest that won't leave. the person I truly am is afraid to fight and regain power over the crazy and so I find myself walking through the thick and painful darkness.
    tsnuggles tsnuggles 36-40, F Jan 15

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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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    I do and I don't even know

    why sometimes. I'll be having a perfect conversation then out of no where I want to cry or I just have something hit me hard and I don't know what it is then I start shutting down. I don't know why.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 4, 2014

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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 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 14, 2014

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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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    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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    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 18-21, 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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    Like one moment I'm perfectly fine

    and the next I want to slit me wrists? Am I going crazy
    Bonjovi11 Bonjovi11 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 15

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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, 2014

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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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    Like today. It's pretty dangerous to be alone,

    cuz you get absorbed in your own thoughts and they turn out to be really insane and psychotic. You have those thoughts running in your head, but you still feel emotionally empty and physically weak.
    BloodEpiphone BloodEpiphone 13-15, F Mar 12

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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    I'm having one of those weeks

    where nothing just seems to make me truly happy and laugh. True, there's been a lot of stress lately, but that's never knew to me. I have lots of things to be happy about otherwise. I have a wonderful boyfriend who loves me for who I am and is committed to this relationship and...
    akane94 akane94 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 25, 2014

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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'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, 2014

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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 Sep 12, 2014

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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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    I've been randomly feeling depressed

    since I was in the third grade. At least that's the earliest that I can remember, and remember vividly. I locked myself in my room and put a bag over my head. That's the closest I've ever gotten to attempting... This feeling would come to me randomly, or something would just...
    Jaivous Jaivous 22-25, F Feb 27

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    I have my good days and my bad days.

    One day I'll wake up super happy and I'll curl my hair, pick out a cute outfit, and smile all day. Other days I won't shower, throw on random clothes, and pout because no one texted me all day and I don't feel loved.
    namedashley namedashley 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 15

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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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    Ok. So I secretly had a boyfriend once,

    and when I broke up with him, I got so sad. Wait not sad, depressed. I didn't even like him, and yet, I got like super depressed. I thought suicidaly and seriously injured other people's feelings, because if they said something I didn't like, I would explode in rage at them. I...
    Jossy7899 Jossy7899 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 24

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    I feel very lonely right now.

    ..my life is going great, I'm still in school, I have an amazing job, and I have a lot of friends and family, but for some reason, I feel unimportant, like the world can go on perfectly without me, I feel very lonely, and I'm single.... i don't know what's going on I feel bad...
    Anil96 Anil96 18-21, M Oct 25, 2014

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    This sounds really selfish, I know. I've just spent my whole entire life surrounded by depressed people. Family, friends, other halves. I'm very quiet and am naturally a very happy...
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    I am depressed. I used to be extremely depressed way back. It felt awful, of course. Everyday, I'd feel like my emotions were dead or not functioning properly. All I could really...
    MisunderstoodGirl69 MisunderstoodGirl69 13-15, F May 17

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    It’s been quite a long while since I wrote. So excuse any pent-up flashes of brilliance and Oscar-worthy writing that you may encounter in the next few sentences. Well. So...
    spotsinsun spotsinsun 18-21 May 20

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    I have heard so much about how suicide is selfish. I feel so much more selfish for staying alive and burdening everyone with my invisible intangible problems. My mental health...
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    I'm twenty years old. Female. Born and raised Italian, but recently transplanted into the UK. I've been depressed since as far as I can remember. Not clinically, though, just a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 21

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    i am really depressed tonight and having a bad night i have never been this depressed befre and also have been crying too
    JamesB20 JamesB20 22-25, M 2 Responses May 24

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    I feel absolutely awful. I am confused, down and paranoid. I feel like I'm trapped in a place where I'm unwanted, surrounded by people I can't please. I don't understand as...
    Lalaleia Lalaleia 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Actually, it is my wife who is depressed and this has been going on for more than five weeks now. She is under the care of a psychologist and a psychiatrist, but morning, moon and...
    VictoriousRex VictoriousRex 51-55, M 5 days ago

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    i am secretly depressed, well at least i think i am, i have felt this way for around 5 years and no one knows. no one not even my parents, i made sure they would never find out...
    xox17xox xox17xox 13-15, F 2 Responses May 2

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    Depressed scars worthless hopeless forgotten this is what I feel everyday of my life
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F