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I Suffer From Depresion

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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 Jan 2

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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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    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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    I'm captured by sorrow,

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

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    Traviesaal Traviesaal 18-21, F Jul 8, 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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    Gummybears2010 Gummybears2010 13-15, F Oct 6, 2014

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    Soldottern Soldottern 18-21, F Feb 9

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    iam suffering from maladaptive daydreaming since I was a child I didn't notice until now because I enjoy it iam always alone have no friends only anime character but now I have to...
    whiterose2 whiterose2 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    Do any of you succeed in reducing the amount and intensity of daydreams? If so please share because I've had enough of it. Today i googled 'constant daydreaming' and found out...
    Tomster111 Tomster111 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    I don't suffer from Maladaptive-daydreaming; if anything I'm lost without it... I've had it since I was 11 years old. I love daydreaming, I love spacing out living a perfect life...
    SadlySafeeee SadlySafeeee 13-15 1 Response Feb 21

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    The Psychologist suggested that my MD ( they didn't have that name for it back then) served a purpose for me or else I would have given it up long ago. She said it was common in...
    spaceyrick spaceyrick 56-60, M Feb 21

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    My pain hurts. :( I woke up and the whole left side of my skull was aching. I turned over to my right side and heard an unfamiliar pop in my jaw. It was the first time I've woken...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    Throughout this past year I have been suffering with abdominal/pelvic/and vaginal pain. All tests conducted so far normal/negative and don't know what to do with myself...
    EIPHNH EIPHNH 31-35, F Feb 9

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    I am having difficulties putting my husbands different personas into one. See, he can be quite normal, or even great; mostly around other people and at work. He is funny, charming...
    Dini00 Dini00 31-35, F Feb 19

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    I don't suffer any more not sure if I grew out of it or not just know that it has not happened in quite sometime. My oldest has drops epilepsy and I often wonder if they are not...
    space4rent space4rent 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Tonight I tearfully discovered the term Maladaptive Daydreaming. I'm 44 years old and have wasted most of my life's potential locked up in my bedroom. I've hidden it from my...
    444EEEE 444EEEE 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 9

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    I had this since I was a kid. I used to imagine different scenarios and put myself in it the way i wanted. I always could differentiate reality from theses scenarios. I always made...
    Houuse Houuse 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 21

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    hardly ever do I have episodes at 6 am when I've been asleep all night, lying on my side or that I couldn't distinguish from reality. well all three just happened lol. I was...
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 23

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    I just realized that I've been working from the inside out, when I should be working from the outside in. People say, "Just do it." I say I can't, but I can. I only think that I...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    For a good seven years now I've been grinding my teeth in my sleep. Last night, I wore a custom mouth guard from the dentist instead of the store-bought ones that I'd given up on...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    What is Social Status and it's expectations? Social status is based off success for the most part. How much we have accomplished in our lives, how much money we earn, save...
    Lemartes Lemartes 31-35, M Feb 6

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    I have Depersonalization Disorder for almost a year now.It never stops, I dont feel anything,my thoughts are racing In my head and I am lost all the time.It started when I was in...
    Dusan1234 Dusan1234 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 8

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    Sometimes when I don't know how to solve a question I get very very anxious and panicking . It is like u are thinking something very hard but the idea just seems to not come out...
    asianahyang96 asianahyang96 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 11

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    My anxiety is ridiculous. I know it stems from the fact I'm driven to do so well and have put so much extra pressure on myself, but when things go wrong I have trouble handling the...
    KaylaVB19 KaylaVB19 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 11

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    I've tried running away from all of my problems to a new state. They caught me before I left town
    04emmalove14 04emmalove14 22-25, F Feb 16

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    I have been given countless medication over the years and these haven't worked as I never faced the root of my anxiety. I am in the process of really exploring the nitty gritty...
    CosmicPrincess CosmicPrincess 26-30, F Feb 17

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    I have had MD since about the age of 12. It initially started out as fun. Then, I'd lie on the sofa and close my eyes, and start daydreaming. I could go on for hours if I wasn't...
    Significant Significant 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    to awake to a scream. cold sweats. my heart is racing and adrenaline pumping. my fight or flight response has been triggered. then I realized I was the one that screamed. it is...
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 24

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    I just found out about MD a week ago and I didn't think my daydreaming was much of a problem till then. Now that I think about it, I've wasted a lot of my potential and energy and...
    Oneirophobic Oneirophobic 18-21, F Feb 24

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    When I'm with my family it always happens I need to get away from here. It's so negative and poisonous. It's not healthy for me to be here. They are a major part of what I think...
    Anthony0210 Anthony0210 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 24

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    I dont feel myself anymore. Ive bren stressed out and always thinkin bout negatives and what bothers me for like 2 months from now and that made me so stressed out. Now imcrying...
    dakingkong dakingkong 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Most likely this has to do with having been bullied at school, had tons of medical problems growing up (and some I've only recently confirmed, though I've always suspected), and...
    halfblind79 halfblind79 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    In March 2013, I lost the cat that was like a baby to me. He had leukemia. April 2013, I lost my best friend. She fell asleep going to college and hit head on with a semi. She died...
    LadyKayla LadyKayla 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I have had sleep paralysis for a very long time. I am very scared to fall asleep tonight. I avoid sleeping on my back because I feel that I am most likely to get it. Last night I...
    DemonDreaminn DemonDreaminn 22-25, F 23 hrs ago

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    I feel like a ticking time bomb, one day whatever screw is loose in my brain is gonna completely come undone and I'm gonna jump off a bridge or something. I have so much anxiety...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 24 mins ago

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    CONFORMITY My war against conformity has been a long one. The conflict beginning in Middle School. I didn't play football or any other team sports, my love affair with all things...
    Lemartes Lemartes 31-35, M Feb 6

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    The Voices in my Head To be overly dramatic, they are Legion, I have had a thousand conversations with a thousand different voices, though they have only ever been a single voice...
    Lemartes Lemartes 31-35, M Feb 6

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    I was seriously abused as a child.I started to daydream to cope with my environment and twenty years later I spend most of my day daydreaming. Even when I am talking to other...
    abwill314 abwill314 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    I literally hate how I can't talk to people. I can barely talk to my boyfriend . I'm so awkward and I get anxiety when someone says something to me .
    Meggypoo Meggypoo 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    CDMargaret CDMargaret 22-25, F Feb 7

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    Good morning, or is it? I must admit this weather is really getting to me. Waking up to the same routine for days on end... working hard to stay positive. Enjoy the "down" time...
    ExistsinHOPE ExistsinHOPE 51-55, F Feb 9