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I Stay In Depression

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    Its Like Home....

    Ive known it so long.  Ive been doing it my whole life.  Ive totally let it take over. I gave up at some point and now ....I'm just at its mercy. I want to get out.  I am suffering through...not even living.  Just here.  Not for me....for others to whom...
    jawake jawake 36-40, F Nov 18, 2008

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    I did it. I had a slight form of depression. All i did i changed the way i lived. City, people and work. It helped me. Hope it will help you too
    nataliawww nataliawww 26-30, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    ...and it has weird effects on my brain and body. One that I find kind of amusing and sobering all at the same time is this. When I'm having a conversation with someone- mostly...
    EleanorPainting EleanorPainting 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I have no idea why. Sometimes I have to be in early for work (like tomorrow), I am actually really tired, yet I stay up, watching **** on TV and browsing the Internet
    lucasss23 lucasss23 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    when will this depression leave???? so exhausted in fighting this.....
    brknsilence79 brknsilence79 31-35, F 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I have been struggling with depression since high school. I used to self half mostly on my wrists and then cover it. I know I did it because I wanted attention and too be helped...
    VibratingPositivity VibratingPositivity 18-21, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Depression, anxiety, ptsd, personality disorder and more. Sick of it, 35 yrs fighting it. No family, no friends, no home, no life, just me and my illness. So over it.
    jakdempsey jakdempsey 46-50, M 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Hiya there, i'm Gavin, I like to help people with depression/self-harm, so if you need to talk you can message me
    GavinP GavinP 13-15, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I'm so tired of people treating depression like it is some made up thing for attention. Depression is a real thing people struggle with and no one would make up something like this...
    steph0807 steph0807 18-21, F 7 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    The last time I was really depressed, I didn't eat for days, I stayed in bed all the time, I didn't go anywhere nor wanted to be around anyone. It was bad and it got worse after I...
    Deeplyflawed89 Deeplyflawed89 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I don't battle depression, but I have been really sad lately, really really sad. It hard to describe it, it's a lot of different emotions being played right now, however happiness...
    Mixedemotions2k Mixedemotions2k 13-15, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    In February, I lost my youngest daughter. I have no idea how to move on or what to do anymore. I have to try to hide my feelings because my oldest daughter is taking the loss so...
    Laura387 Laura387 41-45, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    In February, I lost my youngest daughter. I have no idea how to move on or what to do anymore. I have to try to hide my feelings because my oldest daughter is taking the loss so...
    Laura387 Laura387 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    I'm trying to collect the most inspiring yet commonsense ideas I can find, like this. Every new dawn is another gift to us from Mother Earth. And every time we awaken, there are a...
    WattDeFalk WattDeFalk 56-60, T 3 days ago

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    I have read this article online and thought it might help somebody. I myself suffer from this amazing thing called depression and I feel that I am not safe and not comfortable with...
    listenup listenup 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    There are 2 types of empty; the empty I feel when I'm depressed, and the empty I feel when I'm on medication for the depression. Both are killers and both are consuming. The...
    irongirl135 irongirl135 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am a 14 year old boy living in Tennessee, I have been a very quiet, shy, and emotional person, these past few years I would stay locked in my room and never come out unless it...
    santana772 santana772 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Basically I have no friends so summer is hard. I'm 18 supposed to go to parties and enjoy summertime with friends?!! For my whole life I've been going to two places every summer...
    nowherewego nowherewego 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I wish I could be like others...struggle, take some meds, get better, be normal. That is such a foreign concept to me. My demon is always with me. She is always under the surface...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Recently, I started having doubts of whether I suffer from clinical depression. I am stuck in an abusive relationship, I don't have a stable group of friends but other than that...
    mdmrmdmr mdmrmdmr 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I don't want to lose my best friend, but we butt heads because we both battle depression. It's how we met, and we've always helped each other out during hard times. But it's...
    justjane2000 justjane2000 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    It sure as hell is not a choice. I just read a lot of judgemental a$$hole comments from people who lack factual knowledge on mood disorders. There is a reason they do cognitive...
    krazeekatie krazeekatie 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have recently moved to a small country town. New job, new school for my kids, problems started when my husband didn't move and after five months of working full time and raising...
    WorldGirl76 WorldGirl76 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 21

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    I quit my job because my boss had been harassing me all day long. It was not a smart decision to leave the way I did but I was exhausted and I let my emotions get the better of me...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 20

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    High school was a terrible part of my life, and I consider this the point where depression started to affect me. Throughout middle school, I had a couple of friends I could be...
    erinw96 erinw96 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    So why tell a sad person to choose that. If they want to be gone why say okay. Why say they have to choose. Lately on ep i fight both. Staying And going. One member...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 18

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    At my school, I laugh and act like it's all okay, because at those moments it is okay. I can be who I wanna be, an do what I wanna do. But the second I get to my house, I'm the...
    ThaniXD ThaniXD 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 16

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    I came to the point of getting annoyed by people saying "don't get upset" or "why are you sad?". Even the ones who love me dearly and understand depression as a disease find a hard...
    naticafe naticafe 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 15

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    I feel like i'm losing this crippling battle. It's just not good. I wish I could stay positive, but I can't seem to find any good reason anymore. Depression is the worst
    TooLateForEdelweiss TooLateForEdelweiss 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 15

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    Not really sure how I've ended up here, but I guess I've been wanting to vent a little to someone besides my parents and the doctors because I'm worried I'll worry them too much...
    erilaz erilaz 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 13

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    Sign Up for Free Series on Alternative Medicine for Anxiety and Depression I urge you to sign up for the free online series The Depression Sessions hosted by Sean Craxton of...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity 51-55, M Jun 12

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    I feel empty inside like my mother always lied I never feel beautiful but I stay completely faithful I run through the dark waiting for my life to start lifting my eyes...
    zgirl694 zgirl694 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 10

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    Do you see the sacrifices I've made? Maybe if you realized and cherished me I would have stayed... One year wasted... That I could never take back! I poured my heart out to you...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 13-15, F Jun 10

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    Here you go again It's always back and forth again You left came back and now you're leaving me? Why? You're the one who told everything would be better with us together again...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 13-15, F Jun 10

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    I think if you have depression your not living in the past you have to much on your plate at the moment just try to stay busy and you might be alright
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 10

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    I lost the love of my life and the reasons were because I was too clingy and not strong enough. But she showed so much more... She showed me that I was a waste of her time and that...
    SSxREAPERx1998 SSxREAPERx1998 16-17, M 3 Responses Jun 10

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    You may have seen this before because I posted it on my other account L1TTL3MY5T3RY. My account broke and I can't seem to get back in so I'm just putting my stories on here I feel...
    GrimMindControl GrimMindControl 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 9

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    This isn't my first time on here. I originally created an account here to look for help and support from others who understand the condition I live with. I eventually deleted it...
    InquisitiveBeing InquisitiveBeing 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 7

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    Perhaps this is just some ridiculous rant....I don't know. What I do know is I need to get it down somewhere...so if you read this, thank you. One worry I have is that I'll...
    airisfleeting airisfleeting 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 6

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    I never write anything down when I’m depressed. It seems pointless. Not because I don’t have anything to say, but I feel like anything I write down will be a cliché. Some sad...
    TrickRTreat17 TrickRTreat17 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 6

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    very long please read im confuse need help today what should i do. I need help really bad I fear expressing my self sexualy.and it been tearing me apart for years I even fear...
    socialanxiety101 socialanxiety101 26-30, M Jun 5

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