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I Suffer From Depresion

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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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    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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    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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    Traviesaal Traviesaal 18-21, F Jul 8, 2014

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    I've been struggling the last couple of days

    but I'm determined to turn things around. Today I will practice mindfulness and stay focused on the present.
    Sweetdaisymae Sweetdaisymae 46-50, F 5 hrs ago

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    Gummybears2010 Gummybears2010 13-15, F Oct 6, 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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    Have had it for a long time getting the best of me now trying to battle back not going well working out everyday and eating well still not working need to get past...
    JackBull281 JackBull281 46-50, M 3 hrs ago

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    I knew it was I thing I always did but I just didn't know it had a name until a few hours ago. Since I was about 5 years old I always made up scenarios and created this world in my...
    RussianMatryoshkaDoll RussianMatryoshkaDoll 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

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    Idk what life is anymore, I don't feel the need to be here. The only thing keeping me from killing myself is just fear, I'm a coward. If I wasn't afraid, I'd be dead already...
    kaylynx kaylynx 16-17, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Two different car accidents brought this about. I was driving my son home from work one day in March of 2013. I had the green light and the girl who hit me had a green light but...
    RondaSicR RondaSicR 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    I think it's been a bit over 5 years, but that depends on when I should count that it started. It esentially started with a semi-trauma. Maybe a bit before that but holy damn did...
    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    more than one. this isn't something I like to think of as a way of being sick. you know? I just don't like the term "mental illness" it bothers me more than my own ******* illness...
    itllkillme itllkillme 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I wouldn't say I suffer from this. I actually quite like this, and my parents are encouraging me to think of it as a good thing. At first my parents didn't believe me when I told...
    kayshep kayshep 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I suffer from Bi Polar depression. When I was first diagnosed with depression, they diagnosed me with chronic depression which is depression caused by the fact that somebody wants...
    AnyExperience AnyExperience 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    All these years, I've never quite known what my escapism was until recently. Is it normal? Is it a disorder? Am I mentally ill? Is it common? What is normal? Well to me, in...
    Tamikles Tamikles 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Been pulling hair from my head when i am having any anxiety and i can tell from looking at my scalp...my thick hair looks thin now.. It makes my scalp sore. I rip over and over...
    bpdlovesocioh8 bpdlovesocioh8 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've always dreamed vivid daydreams. Sometimes I take elements from a film or a book, interacting with the characters, bringing them to life in my mind's eye, whilst at other times...
    JennyWren21 JennyWren21 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I'm looking for support from someone who understands Maladaptive Daydreaming. I absolutely love daydreaming and could do it all day long. It definitely has it's rewards for me & it...
    livinglifeonpause livinglifeonpause 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    100 air squats. luminosity. spicy food. smartphone or computer screen. biting my lip. these things keep me from sleeping during the day time. but sometimes the headaches and heavy...
    YaBoyMokele YaBoyMokele 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    From what I remember, it started when I was about 10 or 11. When I first started doing it, it wasn't too often. Now, it's 24/7 that I'm catching myself daydreaming. I tend to pace...
    CandyAcid CandyAcid 13-15, F Jul 18

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    I've had night terrors ever since I can remember, they were very demonic when I was young, now they are about suicide, rape, killings, mine are very severe, I run out of bed...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 18

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    I still remember the first time it happened I had fallen asleep on the couch and I woke up to a girl with blond hair blue eyes she looked a lot like Taylor Manson from the pretty...
    Multicolour12 Multicolour12 22-25, F Jul 18

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    Everyone is different and everyone needs help in different areas.. Which best describes you? Not everyone needs the same products. It’s important to find your balance. Plexus...
    vero423314 vero423314 22-25, F Jul 16

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    Being abused by my mom , mentally and psychically , and being neglected , and seldomly only having my brother to play with , lead me to maladaptive daydreaming , but ofc at the...
    Rs668009 Rs668009 18-21, F Jul 16

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    It's incredible all the hate I get on this app.. I ask something and there's ALWAYS that jerk who says sh*t. I already suffer from depression, I self harm, I suffer from social...
    HeyThereImManuella HeyThereImManuella 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Depression is our darkness, our light, and our fall. Depression is a monster, a weakness to all. She lies within us and cries every night, Bearing all the pain we've bottled up...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    hi, i have been a long-time sufferer from this disorder as it has controlled me for about 5 years. I bite the skin around my fingers, and also my fingernails. sometimes i end up...
    dermafreak dermafreak 22-25, M Jul 16

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    Well, not anymore. This is my journey to freedom. (and it can be yours too) Come to me, all who are weary and burdened, and I shall give you rest. I want to say I know what it...
    thisissarah thisissarah 18-21, F Jul 16

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    I refused to go to a store with my mom today, and her response was "wow, I've never met a 15 year old who doesn't like shopping." "You're a REAL piece of work.." Thanks mom...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 15

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    Something embarrassing happened to me today in class while I was doing a presentation with my other two friends. They were looking all find while i didn't know what went wrong with...
    ErzaScarl ErzaScarl 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 13

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    Yesterday I got something. A weird feeling and I wanted to go away somewhere. I ran around in the apartment and cleaned it, tidy my room, moved clothes from one bar to the other...
    StephanieLycka StephanieLycka 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    on top of feeling tired all day long I also struggle with my memory. so far my memory has only slipped on the mundane and obvious things. when did I eat last? did I start the...
    YaBoyMokele YaBoyMokele 31-35, M Jul 12

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    Daily migraine-scale headaches from muscle spasms from shattered vertebrae, bone spurs and broken or bulging disks. Life is a constant challenge.
    Writer1967 Writer1967 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 11

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    I don't think it's true anxiety, but sometimes I'm with my friends and I begin to start thinking too much. Don't get me wrong, I'm a writer and a thinker, but sometimes I get to...
    Kwills7 Kwills7 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I've suffered from migraines since I was in middle school, I actually don't remember what it feels like not getting them. For years I just thought everyone dealt with pain in their...
    anhonestgirl anhonestgirl 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I have anxiety and panic attacks in general, but the worst kind I get is food anxiety. Ever since I was like six I've HATED restaurants and always thought I was going to throw up...
    helloo12121 helloo12121 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    I have been suffering from CPPS for about ten years now. I fit the classic 'candidate' profile-an anxious personality, a back injury then unexplainable shooting pain in the stomach...
    fsmith9095 fsmith9095 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    it seems to come and go through out the year, never really resulting from one specific thing or another. I'm a terrible sleeper so I'm sure that doesn't help. anyways it's truly...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 6

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    Anyone else have a hard time sleeping through the night? I had some issues as a child that I believe I overcame but recently I had a death I. The family that messed with my head. I...
    raegulp247 raegulp247 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I'm completely addicted to the chemicals my brain produces in response to the emotions I generate while daydreaming. It's been 30 years of this and while the circumstances, places...
    rajelle rajelle 41-45, F Jul 5

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