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I Suffer From Depresion

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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

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    Traviesaal Traviesaal 18-21, F Jul 8

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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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    iridexent iridexent 18-21 2 Responses Jun 28

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    TtotheD TtotheD 56-60, M 4 days ago

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    Claire1111 Claire1111 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    AnaPaulaOlive AnaPaulaOlive 26-30, F Jun 23

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    converted converted 46-50, M Jun 24

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