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I Suffer From Depresion

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 52 People

    Traviesaal Traviesaal 18-21, F Jul 8, 2014

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    I'm captured by sorrow,

    a hostage to misery
    ibelong2some1 ibelong2some1 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2013

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    Gummybears2010 Gummybears2010 13-15, F Oct 6, 2014

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    My husband. Just relapsed.

    I caught him. Then he lied to my face trying to say he wasn't, when I saw it with my own eyes! He's ridiculous! I was very calm about it, he kind of confessed but not really. He's really sad now. Even though I was super calm-I am screaming inside!!! Screaming hard! Shaking! I...
    wheelsxoxo wheelsxoxo 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 16, 2014

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    Depression: Spiralling Down

    I too suffer from depression. Male, living alone, separated. My doctor put me on an antidepressant but it's not working. Last year was a good year. This year: terrible. Drama. Girlfriend left me. Other woman I really wanted left my life forever. Clients left - I am self-employed...
    ontariomichael ontariomichael 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 11, 2012

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    I have had undiagnosed depression

    for 5 years I can't remember what happy is.
    Traviesaal Traviesaal 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2014

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    Goddamnit. I did so good on New Year's Eve And

    some of yesterday and now all day today i haven't eaten and my family went bowling with a bunch of friends and my dad walks in to the bowling place (he was late) and asks me "what's wrong?" I totally break down run outside and cry and punch the wall until my knuckles bled. I...
    Lilly628 Lilly628 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I've been reading articles about this, and I keep thinking to myself that I actually do suffer from it. I have been talking to close family members and friends about this, and...
    alaniW180 alaniW180 13-15 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Well, I think I do suffer from this and I really need some advice.. It's like a different place like a story and I don't know why I have or might have this. I guess since I read...
    Elizabeth1123 Elizabeth1123 13-15, F 23 hrs ago

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    If you really think about it -legitimately sit and think about it- the idea that this unconquered misery of yours is born of deficient chemicals is quite ridiculous- and...
    LittleWhiteRoom LittleWhiteRoom 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I day dream to the point where it intrudes on my life. I have conversations with people and am only half there. I have trouble with tasks and relationships. I feel depressed all...
    Stephenwashere92 Stephenwashere92 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    Been home all day trying to distract my self from migraine triggered by perfume Can't sleep or put my head down
    joyofabluesky joyofabluesky 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I am currently struggling to move on from my abusive boyfriend. Last year when i was pregnant he pushed me to the floor outside in a heated argument, and smashed up a door in my...
    jen3663 jen3663 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Panic attacks are the worst, most debilitating thing in the world! It deprives one from living life. I know. It started in my 20's. I could not go to the grocery store, drive...
    2bMeAgain 2bMeAgain 41-45 1 Response 6 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 Jun 24

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    In the past I suffered from depression and every now and then I still get hit with a bad day (usually directly related to the amount of alcohol consumed). I have quit drinking but...
    Mala1718 Mala1718 26-30, F Jun 24

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    I think I suffer from maladaptive daydreaming. but, I don't know really. I Just graduated from high school actually, but seldom was there a day that I didn't daydream in class...
    Lucario89 Lucario89 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 24

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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 Jun 23

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    I did not know that there is a word for this, or that other people had it, until yesterday. I am a writer, and I am afraid that if I stop I won't be able to write anymore. I am...
    Cyhyreath Cyhyreath 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I was feeling so much better this year. But I had a really nasty one today. I had feared for months that this would happen. It was... I won't even attempt to describe the pain. I...
    IcedPhoenix IcedPhoenix 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 23

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    I'm always suffering from this stuff
    bradley600 bradley600 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    Well.. this didn't went as expected.. It all started out so damn well. 2 days ago I was going to my very first dance festival by bus. DefQon 1. A heavy electronic music festival...
    ChocolateMountain ChocolateMountain 18-21, M Jun 21

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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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    My first mental illness was major depression, it began around the age of 6. I would become withdrawn from social interaction and remain in my bedroom. I didn't want people to come...
    CelticBoxingGuy CelticBoxingGuy 41-45, M Jun 19

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    I became depressed in the 6th grade. That was the year that I was sexually assaulted by a few students on my bus. They threatened to beat me if I ever told anyone about it, so I...
    neutralbeanie neutralbeanie 13-15, T 1 Response Jun 19

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    I've suffered depression for many years indeed. For the longest time I would just bottle every screwed up thought that I had. In high school I turned to creative writing doing...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 19

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    Found this site randomly while browsing the internet in a depressed bout. Not sure what I'm expecting, I've sort of given up on the belief that human decency is even a real thing...
    Whitespark Whitespark 22-25, M Jun 19

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    Both my spouse and I suffer from some chronic pain and depression, although his chronic pain is worse and more systemic. I have lower back issues and arthritis and he has ehlers...
    jabl61514 jabl61514 26-30, T Jun 18

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    I can't deal with society and day-today life any more. Going outside and facing the the negative judgement of others is too much to bear. I want to go completely off the grid. I'm...
    Parvus Parvus 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    More damage from meds than bullies. The wealthy committed a crime. And wont be punished. They paid to relabel seroquel. The new classification is legal. And the lawsuit...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 18

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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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    Depression is like trekking through a thick, humid jungle. You're hacking away at vines and bushes that crowd your path, but only to find yourself halted at a river of quicksand...
    littlelostfox littlelostfox 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    Picture a long, deep, and dark tunnel. In this tunnel is nothing but absolute silence and stillness. Absolute darkness. At the end of the tunnel is a blinding, bright light that...
    littlelostfox littlelostfox 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    The worst aspect of depression isn't the actual depression itself. It's not the lows, but the reactions of those around you to those lows. The "why didn't you just get out of bed...
    littlelostfox littlelostfox 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    I just pushed away the only person who has ever cared about me. I love my bff she has always been there for me and she knows all my secrets, but im only getting worst and if one...
    Janimisha94 Janimisha94 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    All of the things you have mentioned, but also corn starch! I attempted to grab a pinch of it from the container for a recipe one day, and it sent the most outrageously painful...
    heybulldog heybulldog 31-35, F Jun 16

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    Moving to a new country, learning a new language, being the odd one out and going to primary with kids I werent familiar with was hard. I was young and naiive and experiences with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 16

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    I told my husband as soon as I got honest with myself because my husband has PTSD from the war, and I figured he would understand my own struggles. However, I had to minimize my...
    Angelfacemaggie Angelfacemaggie 61-65, F 1 Response Jun 15

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    The only time I experience sleep paralysis is during the school year and that is when I am most stressed out. Usually I can tell when it's about to happen and I try to prevent it...
    mckennars mckennars 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 14

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    The first 4 months of 2015 were quite a hard few months and I suffered from minor depression and barely left my room. Although things aren't as bad I still have those weeks where I...
    Daniellevn Daniellevn 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 14

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    not from time to time, but all off the time, not stop, if my mind isn't occupied with something more pressing mind I'm day dreaming about travel, learning, adventure, a real...
    brad13227 brad13227 18-21, M Jun 14

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    not from time to time, but all off the time, not stop, if my mind isn't occupied with something more pressing mind I'm day dreaming about travel, learning, adventure, a real...
    brad13227 brad13227 18-21, M Jun 14

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