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I Suffer From Depresion

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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 1 Response Jul 29, 2015

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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'm captured by sorrow,

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

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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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    Gummybears2010 Gummybears2010 13-15, F Oct 6, 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, 2015

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    Depression Fighting to live is a serious thing. Sometimes I wish it was alcoholism because then your depression would be numbed. I have been going through what I call a tunnel of...
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    slothtolerance slothtolerance 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I hate doing presentations with people and solo. I legit wanna cry sometimes
    StrangeMusings StrangeMusings 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    It happens so many times where I have an event that I planned on going to. I get outside the building clam up and go home.
    Lacrimosadies Lacrimosadies 18-21, F a week ago

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    Today I had to do a group presentation in my french class. The group I was in had my friends in it so they knew about this issue I have and because it was a short presentation and...
    Jessica4729 Jessica4729 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Hi everyone! I'm totally new here,just signed up and all that because i found out about MD just yesterday and i really wanted to talk about it with someone.Well here's my story: I...
    kalliakv kalliakv 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I go through it all the time. It hurts. It turns my world black, sometimes for days that feel like they will never end. I have taken meds before which just make my head feel wrong...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    I still get it occassionally. The feeling that you're not meant for this world and the temptation to end your own life seems like the best idea in the world....
    Skin0Man1 Skin0Man1 18-21, M Feb 1

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    Ive been off my anxiety medications for a month now, school is slowly killing me once more.
    Jess9798 Jess9798 16-17, F Feb 1

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    I dont think anyone truly understands how dark a place my mind goes sometimes. I mean there are times I don't even understand it so.how could anyone else? I hate this so much.
    EFairy EFairy 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    My husband and I have had a terribly rocky last three years together. He's cycled, going from adoring me to blaming me; he's begged me to stay and he's insisted I leave. He's...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F Jan 29

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    ErinGracee ErinGracee 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    Triomatix Triomatix 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    It has come to the point where I'll burst into tears over one strand of my hair falling out, where I'll start gritting my teeth because I have to get out of bed for the day, just...
    SadlySafe SadlySafe 13-15, F 5 Responses Jan 28

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    "You're mad." "Why are you mad at me?" I'm not mad. I'm depressed with a resting ***** face.
    InsecureBlurryface InsecureBlurryface 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    So I was clean for 4 years, but a few months ago I messed up, and started self harming again, and the same night I also took a bunch of pills with alcohol, hoping that I would fall...
    NeonAshes NeonAshes 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    Sleep paralysis is something I seriously suffer with and I don't know why it started. I am 16 years old and was diagnosed with depression and put on medication. Randomly I would...
    StephlyBoz StephlyBoz 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    So... I'm just going to write truthfully about my experience because I've never told anyone. This is going to be long. I suffer from MDD, obviously. I've had this about three...
    d1sc0rdant d1sc0rdant 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    It is so scary, I don't feel like myself anymore. Nothing feels real. I don't even know what reality feels like anymore :( I'm scared.
    Doggycute Doggycute 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    Feel like crap too all the people on here plz tell your loved ones how much u love them cuz life too short
    flower79 flower79 36-40, F Jan 25

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    I've been experiencing strange symptoms lately. I get this burning sensation in my chest and my skin will be very sensitive. If my shirt or jacket is resting on my chest it feels...
    Cherrios87 Cherrios87 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    Hi there, I'm glad I found this forum. I was actually surprised to read all the shared stories, for a while I was thinking that I was the only one suffering from "Vaginismus". I'm...
    bjoum bjoum 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    Hey...don't ignore this,just give me a chance to explain Don't grab your "tools" whenever you feel bad.Remind yourself what will happen if you give up.How are you going to deal...
    ghostdolly ghostdolly 13-15, F Jan 24

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    Sometimes I just don't know what I'm gonna do. The pain just gets so bad at times and no one gets it because it's an "invisible" disease. I have other diseases along with Fibro but...
    KimWiz20 KimWiz20 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    who enjoys running? it helps me with my depression. I have not done it for couple of years but going to start again this year :)
    pbarn pbarn 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 23

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    I'm all better now, healthy weight, but still...
    beingateen beingateen 13-15, F Jan 23

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    Is anyone still here in 2016? I am new to this group, but where so happy when I found the many posts here. It's a lonely illness and I love reading that others are experiencing...
    kleeblatt23 kleeblatt23 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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