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    I Think I Have Depression, But I Don't Know What To Do...

    Four years ago I was bullied real bad in elementary school, it went so far that even the people I loved and cared about bullied me. I remember this one day, the girls in my class didn't let me play with the so i sat in a corner on the cement. I started to apply pressure onto my...
    n0control8 n0control8 16-17, F Jul 23, 2012

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    Life Of A Depressed Teen

    I like her so much. I don't know what to do. I'm so confused right now and I feel like I can't do anything right. I hate the way I'm treating her and everyone else around me. I have been such a ***** lately and super emotional. I just want everything to be ok and normal but I don...
    sourcandygal sourcandygal 18-21, F Jun 6, 2013

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    This isn't my story, this is a "rant" you could say. There have been alot of stories about what "real depression" is and what it is not. Teenagers without any "real problems" that...
    JustBreathe4J JustBreathe4J 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 29

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    It can be so exhausting. Sometimes I wonder if it is harder to date someone with depression than it is to actually have depression. I have to battle it too. I have a choice to...
    hopeful1995 hopeful1995 18-21 23 mins ago

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    I'm gonna be 22 soon and I've had severe depression since I was 16, I've had therapists I'm on meds and I just don't know how to make it through the day with out getting high and...
    Ali1992 Ali1992 18-21, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I honestly don't really know if it's official or not, and I don't want to go to a doctor. I think I'm fine managing by myself. I started to have bad anxiety/depression since last...
    AwfullyRad AwfullyRad 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    I'm 18 and I'm depressed again. I was diagnosed at 16, like many teenagers with mental illness, but now I feel I have no right to be depressed. I can't be. I don't know why, but I...
    sinispia sinispia 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    Today is my last day of summer, and for once, I'm glad it's ending. All summer I had to deal with my father who's been manipulating my family for a long time (my parents are...
    BlaringBlackout BlaringBlackout 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 3

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    Sometimes I feel like giving up, I'm a teen with depression, I also have autism, anger issues and a learning disability, life is hard for me as people tease me all the time, I've...
    aimzz56 aimzz56 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    A little background information. Ever since I was about 9-11ish (20 now) I started getting these feelings of depression and suicidal thoughts, I never really thought anything about...
    milnerr milnerr 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    I don't want to get out of bed because nothing I do brings me joy anyway. Even the little things seem so hard and meaningless to do. I have tried to get my mom to take me to a...
    jiumpuu jiumpuu 13-15, F Aug 27

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    I am not depressed. I have depression. Yes, yes it does suck. Some days are much harder than others. But instead of letting this take over my life, let it defeat me I chose to rule...
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    Well this more than just my depression. I was diagnosed at 13 with clinical depression and. rapid cycling bipolar disorder. A real living hell with the knowledge that my sadness...
    jwolf09 jwolf09 22-25, M Sep 7

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    I've had issues with depression since my early teens...I've always just tried to deal with it on my own, but it seems like it's getting worse over time. I recently went through a...
    SweetHeresy SweetHeresy 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 7

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    I have to get up in 3 hours to start my last first day of high school. I'm anxious and depressed and it saddens me to even think I have to endure 36 weeks of the torture that is...
    PurpleHart PurpleHart 16-17, F 9 Responses Aug 18

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    I have depression and anxiety. For over a year now, and it's getting worser and worser every passing day. My life has changed completely, and I feel like there is a giant hole...
    feir123002 feir123002 13-15, M 3 Responses Sep 2

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    I struggle with depression and anxiety. I feel so Lonely, even when I'm around a group of friends, I feel like I don't belong. I feel like when I die, none of what i did will...
    AmJordi AmJordi 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 5

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    "NO LIMBS, NO LIMITS!" I am going to probably write one of the harshest comments in public now, but I think it is my duty, I can't stand to just stare and keep reading without...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 Sep 7

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    I am 38 years old and have battled depression since childhood. I don't believe it is curable or treatable and I don't know why I have to live like this. I have Asperger's Syndrome...
    juneoct juneoct 36-40, F 8 Responses Sep 7

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    I don't even know how to start this out seeing as this is the first time i am ever going to write about this. Unlike many others out there who have far worse experiences then me...
    Alwaysfor Alwaysfor 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    There is a person who has been through a lot in her life and has started upon I mission to help teenage girls(mostly, but women in need too) that suffer from depression and self...
    crazynam321 crazynam321 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    So today my mum booked me in for the doctors because I have been having these massive headaches lately and yesterday I almost fainted in class. When we got to the doctors we saw a...
    SweetWolf2 SweetWolf2 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Since I'm going back to college after summer break on Sunday I've been feeling very suicidal. I've struggled with feeling suicidal before but times like these it's constant on my...
    fallenstar23 fallenstar23 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    I've been depressed lately. Well I don't know what I feel right now to be honest. I self harmed yesterday and my dad yelled at me for it. He told me he's going to send me away. I...
    metalneverdies metalneverdies 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 21

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    I'm getting really tired of being bullied for love. It makes no sense and to be blunt it's very very insulting and hurtful. I CANNOT change this about myself. And nor do I want to...
    makaiajane makaiajane 16-17, F Aug 24

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    I feel that my life seems to be getting worse... I used to have friends, a lovely best friend and, well, happiness... Now, here I am, still battling with bullying (I've been...
    Plushieluver101 Plushieluver101 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 30

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    I wish someone had told me when I was younger that my negative and depressive emotions did not make me less human. That it is alright to not be okay, it's alright to admit...
    BrokenOneX BrokenOneX 31-35 3 Responses Sep 5

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    Sometimes I feel like my parents' life would just be easier without me because I am such a horrible kid. I always accidentally end up getting involved with the wrong people...
    Skinnylove99 Skinnylove99 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 7

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    I try not to dwell on it too much, but I feel very lonely at times, and I feel I don't have many true friends. I have an vaguely empty and lost feelings almost constantly. I feel...
    wonderousgirl wonderousgirl 16-17 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I don't believe in true love. Never did. Never going to. Why do people keep trying to make me believe in it? What's there to do? Stay so doped up that I can't move to have a shot...
    Oldwounds Oldwounds 18-21, M 7 Responses Sep 8

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    To Medicate - or Not. I hope my story & experience can help someone else that is struggling with Anxiety and Depression and is worried about taking medication. I think I have...
    ALynn007 ALynn007 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    This is more an answer to somebody asking about alternative things to help depressions besides the meds.. I read the post this morning, and I cannot find the post to reply.. anyway...
    valeMar valeMar 41-45 1 Response Aug 19

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    I need to say something. Please realize when you tell a depressed person (who actually suffers from true depression), that "things will get better" or "you have people that care...
    Jpeavey Jpeavey 41-45, M 9 Responses Aug 27

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    I have seen a lot of people on EP and in real life throwing this word around like a hot potato. The two most inappropriately used words in this generation, in my personal opinion...
    AlexandriaDark AlexandriaDark 18-21, F Aug 30

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    My Depression and anxiety """""""""""""""""""""""" Is this caused by the longing to do the below but feeling unable to do so? Feeling a pull so strong that it has begun to consume...
    Wildfocus Wildfocus 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    i can remember the day i first experienced severe depression very clearly . i was 10 years old . being mixed race , i did not belong with any group (im latina and filipina) . noone...
    Chulazon Chulazon 31-35, F Aug 20

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    Well sort of! It's a constant struggle but one that I manage. I have bad days but I also have good days. My official diagnosis is a list so long and overwhelming that if I was...
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Depression and anxiety runs in my family. My dad had it and committed suicide last year. Of course, he had some other issues to deal with so it wasn't just the depression for him...
    shyslh shyslh 22-25, M Aug 24

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    Depression. We feed our minds that we can not do things, that there is no solution for the problem. We think that we are not worth the effort, not worthy of anything. Our...
    TheChosenOne32 TheChosenOne32 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am not a teen mom and I don't know any teen parents personally but I have the common sense to not judge them. Its actually extremely rude to do that. You aren't better than them...
    Jessica4729 Jessica4729 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Lesson #1: It is NOT your fault So many posting here with such palpable emotional pain. I can relate to this from painful personal experience over many decades. I've gained...
    gwyon gwyon 51-55 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Personal Lesson #2: "Ultimately, it is up to me to scratch and climb and claw my way out of this hole." (These are lessons I've learned that have helped me through. I'm not a...
    gwyon gwyon 51-55 2 Responses Aug 20

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    About a week ago, I realized that I am suffering from depression. That I have been for about 7 months. I never realized it before because I would just push my feelings and thoughts...
    LameyC LameyC 18-21, F Aug 21

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    I’ve been asked a few times about what recovery means when you have a chronic psychological illness, and I’d like to address the question publicly. I have pretty much accepted...
    InhuldibleCrelk InhuldibleCrelk 36-40 1 Response Aug 24

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    My shrink just told me I'm suffering from depression...as I reflect on my life over the last several years I think that some of my issues stem from depression. I still think the...
    Pathouslourds Pathouslourds 46-50, M 3 Responses Sep 6

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    I was a teen mom at the age of 16, I had my second daughter at the age of 19. Of course I had the support of my family. I didn't want to be the typical story of a teen mom on...
    brokenhearted7108 brokenhearted7108 31-35, F Aug 18

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    HELP! In my life, I have traveled around the world, I have seen more than most of you will ever see. I have done things that most of you will never do. Some have been bad and...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 1 Response Aug 19

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