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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 Jan 2

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    Gummybears2010 Gummybears2010 13-15, F Oct 6, 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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    Traviesaal Traviesaal 18-21, F Jul 8, 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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    Hi i am 15 and i suffer from anxiety and panic attacks. i have been suffering anxiety for 3 years and i have been suffering panic attacks for 5 years and i hate it so much
    cortneylily1990 cortneylily1990 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    This is a pretty sensitive topic for me to talk about, a few days ago i realized that i need all the help i can get. I feel like i started daydreaming when i moved here and people...
    jennixlo jennixlo 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am tired. I grew up in a disfunctional middle class family. My mother is manic depressive bipolar, and my dad dealt with his problems by working and drinking. I never understood...
    EnglishBrand EnglishBrand 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't know how to explain how I am currently feeling. I suffer from OCD and depression but I have never felt quite so bad in my life. I feel as if I am surrounded by blackness. I...
    nathancrofton nathancrofton 18-21, M Dec 31, 2014

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    Every since i was very small ive suffered from migraines ! They cause my right eye to swell completly shut and sometimes ive even passed out ! I feel one comming on ... I wouldnt...
    dizzyupthegirl1 dizzyupthegirl1 31-35, F Jan 1

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    Panic attacks and agoraphobia are the worst things ever. This has really hindered my life. . Anyone else suffer from panic attacks? What awful symptoms and after-symptoms do you...
    EmiKuma EmiKuma 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 7

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    Hi I'm In my early 30's and I have suffered from HS since 1997. It started in my armpits in which I had a surgery to remove my sweat glands in 2000. I had no more problems under...
    SocialButterfly1980 SocialButterfly1980 31-35, F Jan 8

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    And its getting worse, I know people are going through the same thing I am but well.... I made my own fantasy world and I go to it every day its mostly involves anime because I...
    pinkkitten100 pinkkitten100 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 9

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    its terrible to suffer from anxiety and depression....i have social phobia and a huge depression.
    dragonshine dragonshine 22-25, T 2 Responses Jan 14

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    My anxiety and panic attacks got so bad, to the point where it caused a lot of physical problems, such as breathing, swallowing, sleeping, etc. I finally went to see a doctor about...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    A little over a year ago I suffered a lower back injury at work. I have seen several Ortho Docs, Physicians, and Ortho Surgeons. I have had multiple MRIs, X-rays, Myelograms, and...
    sadeyeboi sadeyeboi 36-40, M 6 hrs ago

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    Hi! I've been married for 16 yrs to a man who has suffered chronic pain for 32yrs of his 44yrs of life. We now have 2 children 8 and almost 5. There are days like today I want to...
    mariahswind mariahswind 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    If I had one wish; I would wish for everyone to have a good life. To not have to worry about paying their next bill, or to go out or stay in, or to deal with any negatively...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    A time before I was truly depressed, I was worried about depression. I thought I was happy, bubbly, I liked living. Those moments where I would stare in the bathroom mirror with an...
    BridieNM BridieNM 13-15, F Jan 1

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    Sometimes it’s sad to think about the fact that I have more ‘memories’ of fictional characters I’ve created through daydreaming than I actually do of my own life. I’m not...
    Clenastia Clenastia 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    I live in a share house sort of thing, this random guy moved in and he's incredibly demented. He lives in the room across the hall from me, here it is summer and he sits on his bed...
    whatsnewpussycat whatsnewpussycat 18-21 Dec 30, 2014

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    Not too long ago, I read my first article on maladaptive daydreaming and immediately realized that it was the "quirk" in my brain that I'd never exactly found a fitting term for...
    shemeantyonoharm991 shemeantyonoharm991 22-25, F Jan 1

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    Important notice: Don't take anything of what you read here as medical advice. I'm not a doctor, but simply a person affected by this thing since almost when I was born, so all...
    mat4 mat4 18-21, M Jan 10

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    Last night I was having this really vivid dream. It was night time and I was in a garden by a river and it was snowing. I had a hairless cat and it was either a French Bulldog or a...
    Khaleesi92 Khaleesi92 22-25, F Jan 10

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    Currently in the middle of an episode as of the moment. It is so bad it actually woke me up from the intensity. Everything in my life is **** right now and I feel like the worst...
    CutttieBaby CutttieBaby 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    i have been daydreaming like this for as long as i can remember so i cant really say if it stems from a trauma or some sort of repressed memory but when it happens the dreams are...
    cose cose 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have a high pain tolerance, but chronic pain just wears you down. I constantly push it down and get on with my life and hide it from people. I still do things I shouldn't, but I...
    Bushmanoz Bushmanoz 51-55, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    The anxiety started when I was like 11 and from there it progressed to depression. I didn't know how to cope with it so when it kept getting worse I then got OCD. The OCD is...
    bregood bregood 13-15, F Dec 31, 2014

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    and through my last 2 years it consumed my life. I have lost everything besides my passion for the restaurant busines. im from south jersey but am honestly just looking to make...
    callmeCheffy callmeCheffy 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    I find it difficult to go to malls at times, they're so overwhelming. I can't make phone calls, my heart beats so hard and I feel sick and nervous. I also get really nervous when...
    lunazteca lunazteca 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    hello I just feel like posting today bout the fact im still very depressed. I have meds for the depression. I takke them I just dont know why or what's wrong.. I feeel okay most...
    Lookingupalways Lookingupalways 26-30, F Jan 5

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    In 2014 I have been fighting depression. Towards the end of the year I've been healing from it. But through the whole process I've developed social anxiety. I didn't realize how...
    Diamondgirly Diamondgirly 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    When I'm forced to go to town and be around people. I put my headphones in blare my music and pull my beanie down and my hoodie up and walk with my head down. It helps but I know I...
    buggalue00 buggalue00 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    I've had elaborate daydreams and fantasies for as long as I can remember. (I'm 49 now). I instinctively knew it wasn't "normal" and have never told anyone. On the outside, I...
    secretspaces secretspaces 46-50, F Jan 16

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    I really need to talk to someone and just vent. I feel like my depression has completely taken over. I don't feel the same anymore. I use to be so happy, funny, loving and caring...
    ArtisticLife ArtisticLife 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    I'm not sure what to do anymore. My husband has two slipped discs and sciatica and I'm slowly losing patience and compassion for him. We have been married for almost 10 years and...
    freckledlady freckledlady 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have been depressed off and on since I was 14 and I am now 20. most of the time I have no reason to be so sad. I just get so down and get anxiety. Sadly things like this run in...
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Lately I've been struggling with my depression, it's been getting to a point where my suicidal tho have kicked back into high gear. I've never felt quite as hopeless and useless a...
    EpicChick22 EpicChick22 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Two actually. Social phobia and some compulsive disorder that I don't give a **** about. My moms taking me to counseling sessions. Oh, joy.
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Linving in pain is the hardest thing to do. If its not one thing its always another.
    DaveofSac DaveofSac 31-35, M 2 hrs ago

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    As a child, back when I had a nightmare every night, I had frequent night terrors. My parents told me I used to sit up in my bed screaming for hours, no facial expression just...
    TealTails TealTails 16-17, F Dec 30, 2014

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    I hate when people think I'm faking or am a baby when I'm in pain all the time. I'm a wrestler and pain is normal but that doesn't make it hurtles. Non wrestlers cannot understand...
    soccer4life777 soccer4life777 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    back spasms as well as body spasms and some headaches at times
    lovelinessbathes lovelinessbathes 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 1

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