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I Suffer Depression In Silence

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    "I Suffer Depression In Silence"

    "I Suffer Depression In Silence" i won,t let anyone in to my head cause i am scared they will leave or not understand me. so i have this wall up that i will never let down, i only let people in so far and when i feel the need to i can shut anyonme out for any good...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 13, 2008

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    Ever since i was about 11 i have suffered from depression and anxiety. For years i suffered in silence until one day it became too much and thought about suicide and almost went...
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    Hello everyone My name is Alexys, I am currently 16 years old. Before I start my story I want to say that life is precious no matter what and nobody should ever take away their...
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    "The silence depressed me. It wasn't the silence of silence. It was my own silence." -Sylvia Plath
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    I thought I should let you guys know that I'm taking a stand for all of us that suffer from severe anxiety and depression and all other mental health issues that make life...
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