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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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    Not only do I know what depression can do to the person who has it but I know exactly how it can destroy a marriage. Having had unresolved depression for many years, my husband...
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    I noticed very disturbing thing with young teens nowadays, very much product of current generation , especially media are pushing people to believe what's good for them and what...
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    I feel like depression is slowly becoming a trend in society, where teenagers think it's cool. It's almost like everybody just EXPECTS teens to be depressed, like its normal...
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    It's been so long since I could look at myself, and tell myself that I was sincerely happy. It's been so long since I actually felt alright, since I felt wanted, since I felt...
    bflyboo14 bflyboo14 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    This isn't what the title makes it sound like. I am 16 and I want to be teenager because it feels like I haven't yet. I'm just wondering if anyone else feels like this - like we...
    notquitehuman notquitehuman 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I started taking medication for my depression about 8 years ago, though I suffered from it for at least 10 years prior to that. I would try a medicine, slowly have it upped and...
    Ikid Ikid 22-25 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm teen and I'm a Christian. I am accuetly a teen mom who is working on raising her 2 daughters to be women of the lord. I'm trying to raise them in a way that pleases the Lord...
    teenmommyof2 teenmommyof2 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Depression Fighting to live is a serious thing. Sometimes I wish it was alcoholism because then your depression would be numbed. I have been going through what I call a tunnel of...
    milizbeth milizbeth 46-50, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am not your typical teenager. I am still like this today, but this is a memory from when I was 13: Some background: I was in a play with a bunch of people from the age 20-25...
    teenmommyof2 teenmommyof2 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I did the depression anxiety and stress test and I got 32/24/32 which is extremely severe (depression) extremely severe (anxiety) and only severe stress. Extremely mean it can't...
    SadlySafe SadlySafe 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I really think the exercising is making a huge difference in my mood, and I am finally overcoming my seasonal depression this year! The image above shows a spreadsheet summarizing...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Is it a mystery why "I Battle Depression" is like the most popular thing on here? For my fellow Depressees... I hope this can be a light in your dark tunnel... Or maybe this is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 1

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    I feel so suffocated here. I feel like I don't have a right to express myself in what I want to do or say. My parents make me do things that they want to do or don't let me have a...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    I find in my own depression over time there were roughly three or four distinct stages of depression, and different things worked or did not work depending on which stage I was in...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    I have been struggling with depression my whole life. Even as a child I was unhappy, lonely and I hated my life. When I was 16 years old my dad committed suicide and the pain was...
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    My husband and I have had a terribly rocky last three years together. He's cycled, going from adoring me to blaming me; he's begged me to stay and he's insisted I leave. He's...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F Jan 29

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    sunburntxsoul sunburntxsoul 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I HAVE MADE IT! I was feeling depressed lately because of my health and not being able to do anything for myself anymore. I can't even get in and out of the bathtub to get a bath...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 2 Responses Jan 28

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    People think Depression is sadness and crying but people are wrong Depression is the constant feeling of being numb being numb to emotions being numb to life you wake up in the...
    SophieSophLJ SophieSophLJ 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 28

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    I get really worried that i post in this group too much but i don't know where else to go most of the time Anyway i just posted about this topic in the Anxiety group but this is...
    SophieSophLJ SophieSophLJ 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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    Depression sucks, right now I'm wading through a bought of depression/anxiety. Literally one moment I feel fine, the next moment my chest is wrenching with anxiety. I know the...
    RobertE22 RobertE22 31-35 Jan 27

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    It really annoys me when a user who is 18+ judges me, just based on the fact that I am under 18. They really do underestimate our knowledge. I've met other teens that understand...
    RainbowBlaze RainbowBlaze 13-15 7 Responses Jan 26

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    Depression comes and goes but it is always there You can hide from depression by being a fake But it always comes out when least expected Time is always on your side But...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    I've found that girls with depression really need someone there for them don't let them feel alone
    silentmonkey44 silentmonkey44 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    The most common misunderstanding about depression is that you constantly need something bad In your life to be depressed, depression doesn't necessarily work like that. Anything...
    bflyboo14 bflyboo14 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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    I wish suicide didn't make sense, but it seems to be the only answer I have to existential depression. I'm not unhappy with who I am, where I am in life, or any personal reasons...
    CynicalHippie CynicalHippie 18-21, M 5 Responses Jan 25

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    Most people who don't have anxiety or depression don't get it. They don't understand what you mean when you say you cry for no reason. They think you're just emotional. They don...
    MissQueenB MissQueenB 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    And I hide it with a smile every day. My mom is the only one that knows about what's going on. She battles depression as well so we can always relate to each other. Other than her...
    relatetokate relatetokate 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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    I'm well aware that i'm going to spend the rest of my life suffering with depression. As bad as it's been at times, it's thought me a lot of valuable life lessons. From it I've...
    Ottway23 Ottway23 22-25 2 Responses Jan 23

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    My life is a mess. I don't know what to do with it anymore. It started since I was younger until now when my mom married my step dad. He was a good but short tempered man and I...
    LightHigami LightHigami 13-15 1 Response Jan 23

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    I fell into depression back in sophomore/junior year of high school. I was dating a guy that many people thought were out of my league. The voice in my head always told me I was...
    tifahau tifahau 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    So, i finally asked my bf of 3 years, to leave my life. He wasnt a monster at all, he just wasnt meant for me. I waited about 2 weeks before i told the known world. As expected...
    chinaman99 chinaman99 31-35, M Jan 22

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    So, i finally asked my bf of 3 years, to leave my life. He wasnt a monster at all, he just wasnt meant for me. I waited about 2 weeks before i told the known world. As expected...
    chinaman99 chinaman99 31-35, M Jan 22

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    I think my depression started when i was younger, when i was 7 i witnessed my dad trying to strangle my mum..we kept having to move house and schools to get away from him. It got...
    Outoforbits Outoforbits 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 22

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    Everything is fine as so it seems like it. Im that typical person you see on the streets who's decent looking( not even sure) who simply living a okay life or however you like to...
    Krchan2 Krchan2 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21

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