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I Suffer From Chronic Depression

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    I Have For So Long.... - I have been suffering from Chronic depression for so long. I am getting to the point where I feel like I am going to be dealing with this forever. I have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 23, 2009

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    New Research Regarding Depression - H ello all, I am a fellow depressive. I am a pretty motivated person, so I did a lot of research on my own because the doctors didn...
    UV4D UV4D 26-30 2 Responses Apr 28, 2008

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    Nobody Understands Me - I never wanted to admit that I'm suffering from depression.My psychiatrist recently told me that I suffer from chronic depression. I don't know what to do...
    giri2raj giri2raj 22-25 2 Responses Nov 3, 2010

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    Am I Going to Be Like This Forever? - I'm tired of fighting the depression all the time.  It drains me of all my energy.  Just when I think things are going well...
    darlene darlene 41-45, F 14 Responses Aug 31, 2007

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    On a Plane / Apr 05, 2001 - Do you ever get that eery sense that the best of you is going to waste, yet all you can do is sit there straining to get a better view of the ongoing...
    CopperCoil CopperCoil 36-40, M 13 Responses Jul 24, 2008

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    I Suffered I Talked I Found - I am a manic depressive. Dreams lost as are hopes. “there is nothing lost me for, near the end just set me”. The round into the chamber, what...
    LordNothing LordNothing 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 2, 2011

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    I Feel Almost Empty... - im afraid to be completely honest with you all because of the lack of greatess or minimum good in my life. i guess all i can do is share and let u decide...
    ghostanimals ghostanimals 22-25, F Jan 5, 2010

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    The Fall - Im forever falling in and out of depression fighting with myself over things that I can't change nothing ever stats the same with me I wish I could just shut down an...
    leofender leofender 18-21, T 3 Responses May 6, 2012

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    It's Back - So I'm going to see my GP tomorow. I've been suffering from depression since four months now. This is my third wave, as I call it. The first wave was when I was about...
    whitedonkey whitedonkey 26-30 Aug 10, 2008

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    I Feel It Coming Again - I've been doing so well.  I haven't had a real depressive episode for a while.  I've had depressed hours in the day, or at most 1 day, but they...
    darlene darlene 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 16, 2007

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    Chronic - Chronic - long lasting and enduring, long suffering Enduring - unceasing Unceasing - continuing forever or indefinitely   Sometimes things just seem hopeless...
    vivalagloria vivalagloria 22-25, F Sep 8, 2008

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    Something Has To Change - it seems like no matter what i do i always end up just feeling sad again... the loss of interest is so overwhelming..i dont want to do anything...
    foamborn foamborn 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 3, 2010

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    Most Of My Life - It doesn't last for ever but it always come back for whatever reason.I latch on to the memories that have brought smiles to my face but I they aren't always...
    KindaCrazy KindaCrazy 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 15, 2010

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    Labelled - I didn't really know that it was that bad or really what depression was for that matter i guess. My mom told me that I would have to move out of the house if I kept up...
    allIeverwas allIeverwas 18-21, F Nov 4, 2012

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    Depression - Depression runs in my family, grandma had it, mom has it, big sister has it. When I was young I was I was in denial about having it, but oh I do. I feel hopeless, and...
    beccakitty beccakitty 18-21 Jun 17, 2013

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    Combat Veteran With Ptsd - The VA has me on so much medication for a variety of thing i.e. sleep,… It is something that I have had to learn to deal with. I have been in the VA...
    HightlightBear HightlightBear 41-45, M 8 Responses Feb 21, 2012

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    14 years and still learning - I've been chronically depressed for the last 14 years, I try to make the best of it, at times I am successful, other times, not so much. But I hear...
    ImustbeSTRONG ImustbeSTRONG 22-25, F 1 Response May 9, 2012

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    Fighting Hard -  I’m middle aged, separated, no kids, unemployed and alone in a foreign land. I regret for not trying hard to fix my relationship with my husband in the early...
    emptyroom emptyroom 36-40 5 Responses Mar 19, 2011

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    Depression Is My Only Friend.... - I have been suffering from Chronic Depression for a long time now. I have been dealing with it for longer than I even want to admit. Growing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Aug 28, 2009

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    What A Revelation. - I have been on the medical merry-go-round for several years trying to find out what is wrong with me, apart from obvious medical conditions. I now finally...
    samtandar samtandar 61-65 Nov 19, 2013

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    Sertraline - Sertraline is wonderful stuff! I don't need to tell you what depression is like, I'm sure you know. The sense of numbness, hopelessness, worthlessness, helplessness...
    jupiterjumper jupiterjumper 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2013

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    Hello :) if you're reading this, then you're probably feeling pretty crappy right now, and probably a little confused and angry. Maybe you feel alone, like I once did. Or maybe you...
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    I suffer from depression anxiety and self harm. I have been on so many meds, begged for help and I will always be this way. I have always felt this way. I wish I was dead.
    Mangocupcakes Mangocupcakes 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I have been in chronic, constant pain for over 15 years now. I have seen a multitude of doctors, had several surgeries, many exploratory and even a spinal fusion of my L4-L5 disc...
    Mahala71 Mahala71 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I've been on this site now for a little while and am trying to create a support group for people who are working to cope with chronic pain in their spouse. This site would help...
    JustKeepSinging JustKeepSinging 26-30 Mar 31

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    My neurologist technically gave up on me...she gave me a referral to the headache clinic at the university of Michigan. I go there on the 19th of June... But....in the mean time I...
    kiesterdee6 kiesterdee6 22-25, F Apr 7

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    I have suffered since age 16 from endo. I have three young children. During my third pregnancy, things went wrong. The placenta was outside of the uterus. My doctor went into a c...
    CPPDANCER CPPDANCER 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I was diagnosed with DDD in 2004. They also found a bulging cervical disk. I was told that I needed a fusion from C3 to C5. I had that done in December of 2004. A month into...
    ChicagoSparky ChicagoSparky 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    I try to be a good person and I try not to sin. Being in love with someone I can't be with has left me to be on my own. I'm alone. Anyone reaches out to me trying to ask me out and...
    Ladyinred88 Ladyinred88 22-25, F Mar 24

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    Every day I wake up expecting to wake up with one, and if I don't have one then then i expect one all day long. I take all kinds of medication once i get one and a few before...
    helsingrise helsingrise 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    I've been sick and I've been tired Of faking all my smiles Seems as though its come to this It feels all like a lie Every time I look within There's chaos no respite All the walls...
    Eli678 Eli678 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Well today was yet another appointment for my husband at the urologist. Nothing they can do for him not even surgery will help. He has been put on endless medications and now...
    saltyorsweet saltyorsweet 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I just can't do this whole life thing anymore so to those who find happiness in others pain congratulations you have finally broke me and I give up
    NoahBarwell4 NoahBarwell4 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have been noticing lately that I am daydreaming a lot, but now that I read more on MD, I think I definitely suffer from it. I have been daydreaming a lot as a child (I was an...
    morningbird morningbird 18-21, F 4 mins ago

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    I suffer from anxiety and borderline personality disorder. I am in treatment and will be in ongoing treatment to learn how to cope with this mental illness and get the help I need...
    Khentges0728 Khentges0728 18-21, F Apr 6

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    So it's got to that time of night where I feel like a big ball of sadness yet again, it's day in day out...I'm getting tired of feeling like this constantly, I guess most of my...
    leahmusic96 leahmusic96 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have suffered from an eating disorder for most of my life. I am 23 now. Anorexia developed in me when I was 10, by the time I was 15 it was severe and included bits of bulimia. I...
    Mslip Mslip 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I never realized I suffered from this till a short while ago. I just thought every teenager daydreamed. Then I realized I would zone out when my friends would talk to me. I didn't...
    Dreamer122554 Dreamer122554 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I've not been diagnosed but agoraphobia is my only explanation. It scares me to know I may be suffering, but I have not stepped outside my house since last year. I don't know how...
    pokeball pokeball 13-15, M Apr 1

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    I suffer from Sleep Paralysis and have done for nearly a year now. I can't move at all, I have hallucinations, palpitations, and the feeling of a presence in my room which I can't...
    missmae95 missmae95 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I don't remember how or when I started daydreaming. I just know that it had always been this way. I find it hard to pay attention in class or get my school work done. I often find...
    MsGardevoir MsGardevoir 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    i was diagnosed when i was 22 but began having symptoms at 19. i experience synchronicity all the time. i either believe people can read my mind or that things speak to me through...
    Jerrid36 Jerrid36 36-40, M Mar 31

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    Hopefully I can find someone that is going thru what i'm going thru eventho i don't wish this upon anyone! well i get those palpitations/ flutters for like a year now, recently...
    Migs510 Migs510 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    I do not personally suffer from Night Terrors but I do in a way. My 5 year old son has been experiencing this for as long as he has been dreaming. He wakes up in the night and I...
    PrayingMother PrayingMother 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I suffer from panic attacks regularly. I can't leave my house without panicking about needing the toilet or not feeling well! Its horrible and it's ruining my life. I went to my...
    jackcx jackcx 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    ok.. so basicly i suffer from severe anxiety. so bad that i dont have any friends nor have i had a proper boyfriend or a proper job i get so anxious and nervous around people its...
    pinkglitteress pinkglitteress 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    ok.. so basicly i suffer from severe anxiety. so bad that i dont have any friends nor have i had a proper boyfriend or a proper job i get so anxious and nervous around people its...
    pinkglitteress pinkglitteress 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Here lately I have been going to counseling for my PTSD/Depression. Every time that I do go, I feel a little of me being exposed, and I HATE it! There are reasons why I put those...
    marine0351 marine0351 36-40, M 5 hrs ago

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    When I was a child, the earliest memory of my daydreams was my dragon called Raptos. I believe I created him around five years old. He was small enough to lay on my child head but...
    Rosethewolf Rosethewolf 18-21, F 31 mins ago

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    Im tired of these medicine's, it's been two years since my serious depression, anxiety and selfharm. I dont want to take these medicine's, i have been taking them for so long and...
    Soldottern Soldottern 16-17, F