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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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    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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    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 2 days ago

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    My partners, all depressed, ridden with self loathing. The mirror of my interior expressed on their exterior. 5 times. Those are the only times I've remembered trying to...
    Shniddleyway Shniddleyway 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    At 12 I started to notice a mood and personality change and have chalked up my sadness, mood swings, lack of interest, and inconsistent insomnia to near comatose states to being a...
    Bobbyckat Bobbyckat 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 15

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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 5 days ago

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    It's really sad with all the money and fame that he still felt bad enough that he didn't want to live anymore. He was a well loved celebrity. Goes to show you that true depression...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    This may not help everyone but this is what I do to help when it comes to my depression. I've been struggling with depression since my teens so this has been with me for half my...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I've always known the feeling of claustrophobia ever since I was young. When I was a young boy If I was to be say closed in cupboard for a few seconds by my big sister I would get...
    bananaman1uk bananaman1uk 26-30, M Aug 3

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    I've always known the feeling of claustrophobia ever since I was young. When I was a young boy If I was to be say closed in cupboard for a few seconds by my big sister I would get...
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    I've always known the feeling of claustrophobia ever since I was young. When I was a young boy If I was to be say closed in cupboard for a few seconds by my big sister I would get...
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    I've always known the feeling of claustrophobia ever since I was young. When I was a young boy If I was to be say closed in cupboard for a few seconds by my big sister I would get...
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    I've always known the feeling of claustrophobia ever since I was young. When I was a young boy If I was to be say closed in cupboard for a few seconds by my big sister I would get...
    bananaman1uk bananaman1uk 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 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 1 day ago

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    I had this condition for a quite a long time. I thought it was just a teenage phase, but now i know this isnt just a phase. Now i know that depression has no cure and ill have to...
    kwh1990 kwh1990 22-25, M 11 Responses Aug 10

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    I'm a teenager in high school. I have been battling depression for 3 years and am still currently. I have struggled with extreme anxiety since I was a child. I struggled with self...
    RaeD10 RaeD10 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 10

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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 4 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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    I'm nearing 30. This isn't some angst teen thing. I've tried to "snap out of it" since I was about 10. The thing is, yeah, I could blame it on the stuff that's happened to me in...
    whoreallycares85 whoreallycares85 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    Honestly my depression comes and goes, my friends think i may be bipolar...but i used to be severely depressed in middle school, this probably had to deal with the fact those are...
    Cherishmiracles Cherishmiracles 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I pray to god everyday and night to die, cause I know my life has been feed to the wolves... Why is it that so many teens are able to commit suicide, and they are the ones that...
    lostunit lostunit 26-30, M 6 Responses Aug 10

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    I'm a gay teenager, although technically not in the closet seeing as how my family knows, I feel that I have been forced back into the closet by my mother who insists I'm straight...
    Annon4444 Annon4444 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 16

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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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    "Understanding depression: the myths and facts Like all mental health problems, there is a lot of confusion and misunderstanding surrounding clinical depression. Part if this...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    This is how depression feels
    Frankineedles Frankineedles 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Although I have yet to see the light at the end of the tunnel I have come to a very illuminating realization of people who are suffering from depression. I've realized that the...
    ComfyMan ComfyMan 16-17, M Aug 14

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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 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    "Depression is a song". This is what I've been hearing lately, and variations thereupon of the same quote: It's sad that it takes Robin Williams' death to start a dialogue about...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F Aug 13

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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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    Robin Williams, Stress, Depression And Surfing Life by www.coachingtohappiness.com There are some people that just strike you as kind, caring people. People that go beyond...
    TitaniumSkyScraper TitaniumSkyScraper 31-35, F 9 Responses Aug 14

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    I've been suffering from acute depression for years. I've hidden my illness for a long time because I figured that It would go away as I grow older. However, that has not been the...
    agathashelly agathashelly 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 13

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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 8 Responses 4 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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    On a somewhat more positive note, I wanted to share my response to someone on another "I battle depression" post that I wrote. I THINK, in my opinion, Depression is a brain trying...
    Dayzdreamer Dayzdreamer 26-30, F Aug 8

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    i like saying " I Battle Depression " better than saying " I suffer from Depression " or " i have depression ". this is because i'm a fighter. i'm a soldier fighting the enemy. i...
    xxxalyssabrownxxx xxxalyssabrownxxx 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    "Never ending" First off, I want to ask my viewers a question: how many of you suffer from depression/mental illness? The depression rate is worsening day-by-day, with 100...
    takethispain takethispain 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I just read about Robin William and it very sad knowing that I have same issue that he has. Except the drug, I don't do the drug. I'm fun, humble, smile, that only surrounded by...
    colonaileen colonaileen 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I have suffered with the big D for 5 years now. It started with a car accident. An accident caused by a change in a disability. Epilepsy. Is it selfish to feel down because a...
    DelanaWenbe DelanaWenbe 46-50, M Aug 14

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    When I was 5, I was suffocating with a pillow over my head. I was screaming until I stopped. I thought it was going to be the last of me. But then the pillow was lifted. That was...
    Artz4Life Artz4Life 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 16

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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 a week ago

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