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I Take "Happy Pills"

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    IF you are on the correct pills to treat YOUR specific chemical imbalance... The medication ONLY establishes the chemical preconditions for happiness to chemically occur in your brain. ...It is still TOTALLY up to you to do what you need to do to be happy. ...Thank you.
    hylierandom hylierandom 41-45 5 Responses Aug 31, 2013

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    How "happy" Can You Get?

    Personally, I don't see why they call them happy pills. They should call them "make you suffer so much you'll be convinced things weren't so bad in the first place" pills. I seem to be prone to side effects no matter what the pill no matter what the dose. For over a year I've...
    NeverTooSure NeverTooSure 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2011

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    25mg Paxil... Yup Yup...

    Been on them for about 6 months... maybe a little less... I don't know if they make me "happy" but I'm not crying all the time anymore... and I don't want to hurt myself anymore... so that's always good...  I don't necessarily like being on them but I guess I need...
    phidget phidget 31-35, F 3 Responses May 29, 2008

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    Happy? Seriously

    I have no idea why they r called "happy pills" they in no way make me happy. The best I get is making me to sleepy and not feel my depression full force and I eat more and not have such horrible meltdowns but um ...happy? what is that? Oh an i had my, "I dotn want to take pills...
    defectivemoonbunny defectivemoonbunny 22-25, F 9 Responses Nov 15, 2010

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    My therapist told me to take these pills

    that make me happy and I really don't like it I really hate it I just want to be happy on my own an with out pills
    katie4399 katie4399 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I Really Do Hate It...

    that just shows how much confidence my parents have in me....it really hurts....that they think i can just pop alittle pill in my mouth and everything will be ok...but it wont...it just eclipses my broken heart by a fake smile....and it hurts even more to think without a pill i...
    LelouchZero LelouchZero 18-21, T 2 Responses Mar 1, 2010

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    Guess You Can Call Them That

    I am bipolar, so I have had to take my share of several different happy pills, thankfully for the past 4 years or so I've been on the same meds & am doing well on them. Still battle depression but thats just part of the illness.
    TangledVines TangledVines 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2010

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    I to Take Antidepresents

      I take happy pills. I have been taking happy pills for alot of years. somethimes in combination. Some worked some didn't. Now I am taking cymbalta for depression and trazadone for sleep. I really am feeling good now. Good luck to all who suffer depression it is an awful...
    knittingpretty knittingpretty 61-65, F 2 Responses Jul 14, 2009

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    My Happy Pills

    I have to take "happy pills" due to not being able to handle the amount of stress, frustration, anger, sadness and everything else in my life. I've had three nervous breakdowns just this month. My grandma suggested I started taking pills to be able to go on with my life since I...
    Idealizer Idealizer 16-17, F Jul 31, 2013

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    Med Life

    Im 15 after my second attempt of suicide in less then 3 weeks i was given prozac 20 mg. I felt great with it until december where the suicidal thoughts came back and i was hospitalize for the third time. My stay at the childrens mental hospital was about 12 days and my prozac was...
    toriaann98 toriaann98 16-17, F Apr 30, 2013

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    I Quit One Recently

    Yes i too am on meds for bipolar. Recently I quit taking Abilify myself because of two reasons. I felt it was making me gain weight for one. Two, I felt it was supressing my emotions too much. My appetite has gone down and I can feel more and think I am a little more like myself...
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 7 Responses Jul 26, 2008

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    Cymbalta /wellburtin Combo

    My happiness combo is as follows 30mg of Cymbalta and 150mg of Wellburtin. I love this combo I still feel emotions I am not dead to the world but I am also not as sensitive/angry like I was before. It allows me to think through my thoughts. I love Eli Lilly you guys are the best...
    MiseducatedChik MiseducatedChik 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 2, 2008

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    Medication For Fun, And For Needed Usage.

    This is my first story!.......I was diagnosed recently with adult add as well as post traumatic stress disorder, and of course what we all have - high anxiety. I take prozac, abilify, klonopin, and adderall. A slew of meds..... They help, honestly every one of them.... but I have...
    juliebee81 juliebee81 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 17, 2013

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    Happy Pills

    i have been on zoloft, prozac and effexor.  now i am on cymbalta.  it seems to work alright.  skipping a dose is hell, though, because my head spins and i get all weird.  the max dose is supposed to be 60mg and for some reason i was put on 90mg while in...
    seatangle seatangle 18-21 Jul 30, 2008

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    Pristiq

     Took Lexapro for 3 months-ish, gained weight, felt horrible.  Have been on Pristiq for 4 or 5 months, stayed at my high weight, but feel depression-wise so much better.  I tried seeing what would happen not taking them about a week ago.  I could only...
    blueglass blueglass 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13, 2009

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    Change and Pills

    My boyfriend and I, when we first moved in, got into huge fights. At first they were just huge emotional blow-ups, but as time went on they became physical fights. After one such fight the police had to be called and we were transported to a emergency room and I was put on...
    vanillaicecream vanillaicecream 18-21, F Jun 26, 2009

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    My Happy Pill History

    I was not on anti-depressants until the last half of my senior year in college, but have been on then pretty much ever since. My pre happy pill years were basically me being goth and suicidal, with the dissatisfaction getting worse and worse until it finally culminated in a near...
    AnxietyReactor AnxietyReactor 36-40, M Mar 17, 2013

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    Kratom

    Has anyone here heard of something called Kratom? If you've heard of it, ever taken it, or want to know more about it, message me!!! I'm not selling it or anything, oh and it's legal, I just wanna kinda spread the word..... It's kinda changed my life.....
    juliebee81 juliebee81 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 21, 2013

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    I Do...

    To my family there is a form of stigma in admitting that I have depression.  It is something along with my other health past, should not be discussed lest people think it is a reflection on them.  I have grown so tired of this ignorance over the years.  Without...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 31, 2008

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    Zoloft

    I admit I have been taking antidepressants for the last 10 yrs. They help me. Every time I've tried to get off of them I quickly realize why I was taking them in the first place. Some don't like taking them...I don't mind. If it keeps me from getting severely depressed I see no...
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 31-35, F 7 Responses Apr 30, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I take prescription pills for my chronic back pain and for anxiety. I don't always have a prescription though or I can't get a refill because, like many Americans, I have no...
    somerbunni703 somerbunni703 31-35, F Aug 30

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    i hate taking pills and i take about 6 i can not swallow big pills so i have cut them in half anyway i take 6 pills 1 in the morning for polycystic ovaries, 2 at lunch which is...
    catsrule5678 catsrule5678 16-17, F Sep 4

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    I'm kind of sick of all these pills, to be honest. Doctors have been force feeding me pills since I was 15 years old. I have to keep a running list of all the psychiatric...
    showusyoursouls showusyoursouls 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 14

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    I don't know why the idea of having some form of control to end my own life calms me so that I could sleep pleasantly at night. As illogical or dumb as this may seem the thought of...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I am so happy right now I love life and I am always happy never be sad enjoy life
    Lewisukbro Lewisukbro 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    My happy place is in my bed, headphones in, under the blankets, and basking in a cloud of pills and meds:) there's no death, no sadness, no murder, no police brutality, just...
    notsoprettyhatemachine notsoprettyhatemachine 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    Disclaimer - The statements regarding these items haven't been evaluated by the Foods and Drug Administration. These solutions usually are not intended to diagnose, deal with, heal...
    William162d6ol9 William162d6ol9 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    So if you red my depression experience then you already know I take Lexapro. Lexapro is an anti depressant pill that I was prescribed from my psychiatrist. So, I'm feeling horrible...
    foreverisabella foreverisabella 13-15, F Sep 6

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    Tremendous posture in the guts of the town with all the bars and dining places remaining just outside the house the door. What's more, it has a stunning pool and sun terrace on the...
    Jacksonpj05 Jacksonpj05 31-35, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I feel so happy right now. I don't feel like this often but I do today. :)
    WearyBeautyLeah WearyBeautyLeah 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    There is no want? You either are or your not happy?You and you alone decide this state of mind or existence.The aging process has brought me to this very simple realization.It's...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I use to pay my friend k**** for adderall because I felt AMAZING!! I did drug deals at school all the time. It was hard to break the habit but I managed to do it. But lately I've...
    rachelrk0723 rachelrk0723 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    Anthony825d5cr0 Anthony825d5cr0 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    Pills are poison... Unless they're legit life-saving drugs. Hard to tell whether you're going to be cured or made sick in a different way so that you stay a pill using customer.
    LifeDispenser LifeDispenser 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    Especially if it's your pills 😳 bahaha
    SummerChristmas SummerChristmas 36-40, F Aug 23

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    I haven't taken mine in two weeks 0.0 just went back on them again I'm so weird with out them and sometimes very bitter and to truthful
    BabyDuchanne BabyDuchanne 16-17, F Sep 7

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    I am anti medication ever since I saw my mother die of cancer. She took pills all her life for digestion problems. I also dated a bipolar woman who was anti med even before I knew...
    MysticDude MysticDude 56-60, M Sep 11

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    A few years ago, even being as young as I am, I noticed a correlation in my life. I began to in my mind see, that bad things would happen to my family and loved ones while I was...
    NothingSpecialJustMe421 NothingSpecialJustMe421 16-17, F Sep 3

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    Whenever you're going through a hard time just remember life is temporary, and so is everything else your going through. Don't ever be sad, trust me I know it sucks the moment you...
    Zozolove Zozolove 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I really feel like my life has turn out for the better after that disastrous last semester. Flashback of last semester: Met a guy - have lots of fun - texting a lot with him...
    minyue minyue 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    It might seem crazy what I'm about to say Sunshine she's here, you can take a break I'm a hot air balloon that could go to space With the air, like I don't care baby by the way...
    ConfusedAgainAlways ConfusedAgainAlways 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I need to take better control of my life. Not yet has what controlled me for a long time come back to get me but still I need to make sure it won't happen. I should really monitor...
    Thomasjcox Thomasjcox 18-21, M 13 hrs ago

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    Hey guys, I know some of you are facing difficult times, and I did too, but now I feel better and I want you to do so. So here is a list of things to do to love life! -AVOID sad...
    kladitor kladitor 16-17, F Aug 22

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