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I Suffer From The Damage You Caused

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    Parents Are Supposed To Love You

    I was an only child so all my friends said "i bet you are spoiled", if only they knew. I can remember back to when I was maybe 3 years old my father made me a stool which was painted red, I loved it immediately my eyes rested on it, little did I know how often I was going to use...
    jenniferflossy jenniferflossy 56-60, F 1 Response May 28, 2012

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    We All Suffer, You're Not Alone.

    I'm always here for people that need to talk, or people that are lonely or just need or want to contact with another person. I'm here for all of that. I'll talk to you, give you advice if you want me to, and I'll do my best for you to make things better. All you need to do is...
    IfYouNeedHelp IfYouNeedHelp 22-25 Jun 1, 2012

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    Does anyone else suffer from sleep paralysis?
    Muffin216 Muffin216 26-30, F 33 mins ago

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    I've been reading articles about this, and I keep thinking to myself that I actually do suffer from it. I have been talking to close family members and friends about this, and...
    alaniW180 alaniW180 13-15 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    Well, I think I do suffer from this and I really need some advice.. It's like a different place like a story and I don't know why I have or might have this. I guess since I read...
    Elizabeth1123 Elizabeth1123 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    If you really think about it -legitimately sit and think about it- the idea that this unconquered misery of yours is born of deficient chemicals is quite ridiculous- and...
    LittleWhiteRoom LittleWhiteRoom 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Panic attacks are the worst, most debilitating thing in the world! It deprives one from living life. I know. It started in my 20's. I could not go to the grocery store, drive...
    2bMeAgain 2bMeAgain 41-45 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am a 14 year old boy living in Tennessee, I have been a very quiet, shy, and emotional person, these past few years I would stay locked in my room and never come out unless it...
    santana772 santana772 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    In the past I suffered from depression and every now and then I still get hit with a bad day (usually directly related to the amount of alcohol consumed). I have quit drinking but...
    Mala1718 Mala1718 26-30, F Jun 24

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    I think I suffer from maladaptive daydreaming. but, I don't know really. I Just graduated from high school actually, but seldom was there a day that I didn't daydream in class...
    Lucario89 Lucario89 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 24

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    Recently, I started having doubts of whether I suffer from clinical depression. I am stuck in an abusive relationship, I don't have a stable group of friends but other than that...
    mdmrmdmr mdmrmdmr 18-21, F Jun 23

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    I did not know that there is a word for this, or that other people had it, until yesterday. I am a writer, and I am afraid that if I stop I won't be able to write anymore. I am...
    Cyhyreath Cyhyreath 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I was feeling so much better this year. But I had a really nasty one today. I had feared for months that this would happen. It was... I won't even attempt to describe the pain. I...
    IcedPhoenix IcedPhoenix 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 23

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    I'm always suffering from this stuff
    bradley600 bradley600 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    Well.. this didn't went as expected.. It all started out so damn well. 2 days ago I was going to my very first dance festival by bus. DefQon 1. A heavy electronic music festival...
    ChocolateMountain ChocolateMountain 18-21, M Jun 21

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    i called in sick to work today, not because i was actually sick but simply because i cant move hardly a muscle without wanting to cry! i love my job as a CNA but i think i am...
    sweetiepee101 sweetiepee101 18-21, F Jun 20

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    High school was a terrible part of my life, and I consider this the point where depression started to affect me. Throughout middle school, I had a couple of friends I could be...
    erinw96 erinw96 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    My first mental illness was major depression, it began around the age of 6. I would become withdrawn from social interaction and remain in my bedroom. I didn't want people to come...
    CelticBoxingGuy CelticBoxingGuy 41-45, M Jun 19

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    I became depressed in the 6th grade. That was the year that I was sexually assaulted by a few students on my bus. They threatened to beat me if I ever told anyone about it, so I...
    neutralbeanie neutralbeanie 13-15, T 1 Response Jun 19

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    I've suffered depression for many years indeed. For the longest time I would just bottle every screwed up thought that I had. In high school I turned to creative writing doing...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 19

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    Found this site randomly while browsing the internet in a depressed bout. Not sure what I'm expecting, I've sort of given up on the belief that human decency is even a real thing...
    Whitespark Whitespark 22-25, M Jun 19

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    Both my spouse and I suffer from some chronic pain and depression, although his chronic pain is worse and more systemic. I have lower back issues and arthritis and he has ehlers...
    jabl61514 jabl61514 26-30, T Jun 18

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    I can't deal with society and day-today life any more. Going outside and facing the the negative judgement of others is too much to bear. I want to go completely off the grid. I'm...
    Parvus Parvus 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    More damage from meds than bullies. The wealthy committed a crime. And wont be punished. They paid to relabel seroquel. The new classification is legal. And the lawsuit...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 18

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    So why tell a sad person to choose that. If they want to be gone why say okay. Why say they have to choose. Lately on ep i fight both. Staying And going. One member...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 18

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    Depression is like trekking through a thick, humid jungle. You're hacking away at vines and bushes that crowd your path, but only to find yourself halted at a river of quicksand...
    littlelostfox littlelostfox 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    Picture a long, deep, and dark tunnel. In this tunnel is nothing but absolute silence and stillness. Absolute darkness. At the end of the tunnel is a blinding, bright light that...
    littlelostfox littlelostfox 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    The worst aspect of depression isn't the actual depression itself. It's not the lows, but the reactions of those around you to those lows. The "why didn't you just get out of bed...
    littlelostfox littlelostfox 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    I just pushed away the only person who has ever cared about me. I love my bff she has always been there for me and she knows all my secrets, but im only getting worst and if one...
    Janimisha94 Janimisha94 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    All of the things you have mentioned, but also corn starch! I attempted to grab a pinch of it from the container for a recipe one day, and it sent the most outrageously painful...
    heybulldog heybulldog 31-35, F Jun 16

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    Moving to a new country, learning a new language, being the odd one out and going to primary with kids I werent familiar with was hard. I was young and naiive and experiences with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 16

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    I told my husband as soon as I got honest with myself because my husband has PTSD from the war, and I figured he would understand my own struggles. However, I had to minimize my...
    Angelfacemaggie Angelfacemaggie 61-65, F 1 Response Jun 15

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    if you were looking for one sign not to kill yourself today, then this is it. please read this; maybe it'll help I wanted to kill myself so badly, not even too long ago. life...
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 14

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    The only time I experience sleep paralysis is during the school year and that is when I am most stressed out. Usually I can tell when it's about to happen and I try to prevent it...
    mckennars mckennars 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 14

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    The first 4 months of 2015 were quite a hard few months and I suffered from minor depression and barely left my room. Although things aren't as bad I still have those weeks where I...
    Daniellevn Daniellevn 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 14

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    not from time to time, but all off the time, not stop, if my mind isn't occupied with something more pressing mind I'm day dreaming about travel, learning, adventure, a real...
    brad13227 brad13227 18-21, M Jun 14

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    not from time to time, but all off the time, not stop, if my mind isn't occupied with something more pressing mind I'm day dreaming about travel, learning, adventure, a real...
    brad13227 brad13227 18-21, M Jun 14

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    I wouldn't say suffer, I'm kinda getting used to controlling it sometimes. It feels like a movie playing in your head everyday. I'm not saying it's good nor am I saying it's bad...
    DangerouslyMe DangerouslyMe 16-17, F Jun 13

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    I don't know if I have sleep paralysis, so I was wondering if someone could hear me out? I've had a couple different episodes, but the most recent happened about a month ago. I...
    belhowwol belhowwol 16-17, F Jun 13

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    I don't think it's wise to post this but... I have to tell someone. I can't even tell my boyfriend and I tell him everything that happens to me. He knows Everything about me...
    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 12

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    I have been getting severe anxiety and panic attacks over the last few years. To the point it can be debilitating, and I stop functioning. I had a psychic tell me it was because I...
    strangeevents strangeevents 31-35, F Jun 11