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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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    I usually am experiencing one or the other. Under stress I feel anxiety, when the stress level drops much I experience lethargic depression.
    4myinnerchild 4myinnerchild 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    September 12, 2014 Friday Maybe if everytime you hurt her and you saw what you did you would understand. Maybe if you saw here crying on her bed you'd think a little. Maybe if you...
    justwannabeliked justwannabeliked 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 12

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    ...and I'm trying not to be.
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F Sep 12

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    I'm lying. Bring duct tape. Lots of it.
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 12

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    When I'm sad I don't tell anyone and keep it inside
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 12

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    I'm soooooo shy even if ur ugly i won't tell u but I always end up to be the one hurting it's soo weird how lies can get around soo fast
    Shinecarberry Shinecarberry 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Sometimes, I was like this a lot in the past.
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F a week ago

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    I think there are a lot of people who like to share their feelings/problems. But EVERYONE has had that moment where you just want to lock your doors, get into your bed, and cry...
    abbbbbby abbbbbby 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Ive worn many masks in my life, pretended to be something I'm not just to fit in n feel some kind of normality....whatever that is! It doesn't matter what I do or try to be, I'll...
    cleef84 cleef84 26-30, M Aug 29

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    Yep I do and have since a was a kid. It seemed to hit when i was about 10-11 yrs old. When I was 12 I had a complete mental break down. Thats when I was officially diagnosed. I've...
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    The one worst thing about this is that it is always very difficult just to speak. Its that you hear what you wanna say clearly in your head but when I open my my mouth to speak, my...
    troubledflight troubledflight 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    I don't really know how to deal with social anxiety!!!!!
    behnam11 behnam11 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 5

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    The other day I had a episode. I got caught up over thinking about my situation in life and I just broke down. My fam cheered me back up but still the pain remains. I just wanna be...
    troubledflight troubledflight 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 9

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    I don't want to be here anymore
    makeluvnotwar2014 makeluvnotwar2014 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    I have experienced a bit of these disorders over the last few years, but really has affected me in the last couple of years. I am on meds for it, but lately the episodes are...
    OldNavySubSailor OldNavySubSailor 46-50, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Its sad really. To admit it. But yet im not really admitting it since identity remains a mystery. But that's the way it has to be. I don't remember when or why I started feeling...
    HealingMyHeart HealingMyHeart 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    I've recently gone downhill. I've tried to ignore things but it's just getting worse. I'm becoming paranoid and untrusting of everyone, I don't want to talk to people, including my...
    Crystalcastle Crystalcastle 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 6

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    I am 17 turning 18, and i suffer depression, anxiety, loneliness and hypochondria for awhile now, its been on and off. I think what triggered it was the fact i am overweight for my...
    LaylaKissa LaylaKissa 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I'm suffering depression, loss of interest about life,, I'm facinating to taste and drink the silver cleaner of my Mom or Muriatic Acid for the Bathroom,, I feel my life has no...
    Sharot27 Sharot27 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 22

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    I've suffered depression for almost as long as I can remember. I can still remember when it first started affecting me, i was still in primary school, before school started one day...
    RitchB93 RitchB93 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    So it began at age 3 when my parents separated . I felt all alone in the world at that time , remembering the fights my mum and dad use to have constantly. I had been sent to my...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M 7 hrs ago

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    Depression really is a sickness. It’s like getting a cold. One day, you’ll feel slightly off. You’ll think to yourself, ‘this is weird, it’s a beautiful day but I kind of...
    frankiee23 frankiee23 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I ave been trying to focus and smile going forward lately, having lost the love of my life I've struggled to control my anxiety and depression. Increasing become worse but the more...
    seanv14 seanv14 26-30, M 49 mins ago

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    I never thought i would be telling this kind of story, but i just can't take it anymore... It might all have started when i was in middle school, i was bullied a lot and that...
    Nokuteshi Nokuteshi 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    I never thought i would be telling this kind of story, but i just can't take it anymore... It might all have started when i was in middle school, i was bullied a lot and that...
    Nokuteshi Nokuteshi 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 7

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    I never thought i would be telling this kind of story, but i just can't take it anymore... It might all have started when i was in middle school, i was bullied a lot and that...
    Nokuteshi Nokuteshi 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I have seen a lot of people on EP and in real life throwing this word around like a hot potato. The two most inappropriately used words in this generation, in my personal opinion...
    AlexandriaDark AlexandriaDark 18-21, F Aug 30

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    I need to say something. Please realize when you tell a depressed person (who actually suffers from true depression), that "things will get better" or "you have people that care...
    Jpeavey Jpeavey 41-45, M 9 Responses Aug 27

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    About a week ago, I realized that I am suffering from depression. That I have been for about 7 months. I never realized it before because I would just push my feelings and thoughts...
    LameyC LameyC 18-21, F Aug 21

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    Hi, I'm new and I've found myself hovering in various posts on this site, reading and exploring but never joining in until now.. I suppose for a long time I have found comfort in...
    r00bear r00bear 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 23

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    I'm going to say it..can you hear it...yes, that's right, the silence...the silence that's heard when someone just blurts out that they have depression. Blurts out because its...
    MistyMoon1 MistyMoon1 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    When I met her, I was hurled suddenly into paradise; ineffable joy penetrated my life. She came into my world and lit it up, abruptly terminating the darkness that preceded her...
    PhiliaSophia PhiliaSophia 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This isn't my story, this is a "rant" you could say. There have been alot of stories about what "real depression" is and what it is not. Teenagers without any "real problems" that...
    JustBreathe4J JustBreathe4J 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 29

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    I see this a lot about if you feel suicidal, depressed or distressed to reach out to a friend. The thing with that is it's easier said than done. When you feel depressed you don't...
    lexlugor lexlugor 36-40 Sep 2

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    There is a person who has been through a lot in her life and has started upon I mission to help teenage girls(mostly, but women in need too) that suffer from depression and self...
    crazynam321 crazynam321 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 11

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    I've been struggling constantly for well over a decade. The way I hear some people talk about depression, it sounds like they go through life normally and then fall into periods of...
    LokiStrife LokiStrife 26-30, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    My Depression and anxiety """""""""""""""""""""""" Is this caused by the longing to do the below but feeling unable to do so? Feeling a pull so strong that it has begun to consume...
    Wildfocus Wildfocus 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    Not that I know for a fact, I battle such thing. I'm just curious on the feel of it. A lot of the time, I'm questioning myself. Am I just unhappy or depressed? I took a quiz and I...
    InnerEgo InnerEgo 16-17, T 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I haven't posted a story for a bit but I wanted to share this one. I think I have found happiness and then I find that it has alluded me as well. It's a strange feeling and yet a...
    starwarsfan99 starwarsfan99 13-15, M 3 Responses Sep 6

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    My shrink just told me I'm suffering from depression...as I reflect on my life over the last several years I think that some of my issues stem from depression. I still think the...
    Pathouslourds Pathouslourds 46-50, M 3 Responses Sep 6

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    Rope and tree look so inviting... Water and pills look so quenching... Building and concrete look so instantaneous... Trigger and bullet look so appealing... Blade and wrist...
    Jpeavey Jpeavey 41-45, M 5 hrs ago

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    To everyone out there battling depression, you aren't alone! I know it's hard but we are all in this together. I know I don't know you guys, but stay hopeful, stay alive, stay...
    Jbranch14 Jbranch14 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    Is it depression if you enjoy it? Does that still count?
    idontmindtherain idontmindtherain 18-21, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I think I have depression. There's this quote I've heard 'people who aren't depressed don't sit around and wonder if they are all day'. So from that, I think I must be. I mean I...
    someonelikeyou9 someonelikeyou9 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I'm in cluster 4: non psychotic (severe): severe depression, anxiety, elements of social phobia and other disorders and increasing complexity of needs. They may experience...
    lexlugor lexlugor 36-40 4 Responses Aug 21

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    I have a friend suffering from depression but never talks about it and thinks that he doesn't need help. He cuts himself, his "hobby" is doing drugs and he thinks he's ok. I want...
    MistressAlexandraDark MistressAlexandraDark 18-21, F Aug 24