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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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    EpicChick22 EpicChick22 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I've battled depression most of my life, but it was never so bad that I would try killing myself. Well, until my grandpa died in 2006, he and I were really close, since then I've...
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    Iv been Battling depression for man as long as I can remember. Lately iv been doing better trying to force my self to socialize and get out. But certain triggers will pop back up...
    hawks94 hawks94 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    clinical depression. in your day to day life which aspects of it do you find especially challenging? mine is paperwork and chores. I'm sure there's more.
    mysmugcat mysmugcat 41-45, F 8 hrs ago

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    My depression is really bad today. I feel like ****. I was seriously considering acting on my suicidal thoughts last night, it would've had a good chance of working because of the...
    ces588 ces588 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Does anyone deal with agitated depression? Sometimes these feelings come across me and they are so strong and scary. Anyone else have any insight or tips?
    candywave candywave 26-30, F 1 Response 40 mins ago

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    This is a question but I'm posting it as an experience because it's long . I've had bipolar depression & I'm a very troubled teen . I have mild BDD and I've been getting over...
    laquilamarie laquilamarie 13-15, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    ---------------------------------------------- Beware - This is a looong read for you, I hope you have time! pleasepleaseplease Skip to the end for tl;dr I think I am a hopeless...
    Octaviair Octaviair 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    I think I could write 8 or 9 series of books about my depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar, it's hard to deal with. It's also hard to understand.
    undeadsuperhero undeadsuperhero 13-15, F Jan 1

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    I've been battling depression just about my whole life. I am not really sure why. My best friend abandoned me last year which made it very hard for me to trust anyone.
    silverbullettrain silverbullettrain 16-17, M Jan 10

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    I'm a teen with depression... I feel so alone right now.. There's this empty hole, inside of me.. I don't know what's wrong... I just... I need someone.
    undeadsuperhero undeadsuperhero 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Ever since I was a young child I have battled social anxiety disorder. Social situations always made me anxious and at times panicky. When I was a teen I came to realize that I was...
    tormentedinternally tormentedinternally 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 12

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    My name is Matt I'm 17 years old. When I was 13 years old my father passed away from cancer. And then when I was 15 my mom passed Away from a heart attack. I have been diagnosed...
    matttheinsomniac matttheinsomniac 16-17, M 6 Responses Jan 15

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    Hey. I wanted to talk about how my depression has worsened. I've been depressed for a year now, starting mildly before sinking lower and lower until I have a scar on my arm, small...
    BridieNM BridieNM 13-15, F Jan 15

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    Depression and Anxiety were a part of my life since I was in Middle School and I didn't even know it until now. In my last few years of college, I realized just how much I don't...
    XenaIsMyHero XenaIsMyHero 22-25, F Jan 15

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    I thought I finally pushed past my depression, I thought someone actually cared. But when they disappeared I was left with nothing. I think about cutting everyday again, Yet I...
    kelsey9317 kelsey9317 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    well here it goes it says on my profile that I am older but whatever. I joined this place because I needed new people and facebook was not doing it for me and I simply need people...
    colorguard47 colorguard47 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    Well I basically thought i was gay my whole life. When i was in Kindergarten, me & this boy use to always sit in each other laps, and say stuff to each other. I am scared what my...
    Davidthree Davidthree 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 3

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    being 17 and getting ready for life is incredibly tiring and scary. along with this I am the product of a very volatile home . I know I have issues and most likely a mental diseas...
    jybreil jybreil 16-17, M 4 Responses Jan 10

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    I found a perfect song that describes my situation perfectly. Therapy by All time Low. It's about a teenager who has problems and sadness and everyone is trying to get him to get...
    Greenvines123 Greenvines123 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I haven't figure out if this is bipolar or depression. It's so hard to figure out because I was raised in a depressed, negative, abusive environment, and I was bullied a lot -- so...
    ChellyRocker ChellyRocker 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    A time before I was truly depressed, I was worried about depression. I thought I was happy, bubbly, I liked living. Those moments where I would stare in the bathroom mirror with an...
    BridieNM BridieNM 13-15, F Jan 1

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    Meditation helps depression HUGELY. If you’ve always heard meditation could help but never really took the plunge, this is for you. My name is Jerimiah, and I wrote an eBook on...
    TheMeditatingCat TheMeditatingCat 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 9

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    Depression has been a part of my life since I was 11 years old, when I was diagnosed as Manic Depressive and prescribed Sertraline (Zoloft) to help manage it. Since then, it has...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F Jan 18

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    I have a young female teenager and a teen mom in my family. She was pregnant on her 13th birthday. She had a healthy pregnancy and delivered a cute baby boy. My daughter is now...
    mominlingerie mominlingerie 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I need to somewhat write a rant or write down my feelings, I decided to do it on here, idk why though since nobody even gives a ****. It'll probably be long.. anyways. I feel hurt...
    shiannee17 shiannee17 16-17, F 7 Responses Jan 4

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    Dear friend I want to share with you my experience with the mental health services in the uk I'm a dark skinned woman of Asian appearance .people often assume that I'm an Indian...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Dear friend I want to share with you my experience with the mental health services in the uk I'm a dark skinned woman of Asian appearance .people often assume that I'm an Indian...
    newyear15 newyear15 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I just don't know what to do anymore. I feel such horrible pain on every level. I struggle with bad to severe 24/7 pain in my stomach, intestines, uterus, and ovaries due to what I...
    fallenstar23 fallenstar23 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    The Demons At My Door. I have another doctors appointment today and I don't want to go. Fighting the need and the want to go. I am trying to lay in my bed and get all the demons...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 5 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    False. Depression and selfishness go hand in hand. Withdrawing from the world hurts the people we love. What is more selfish than wallowing in self-pity? Most of us want to...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 3

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    I share this in hopes that it will help at least one person. No matter what you're going through just know that there are more people than expected who can relate. Hopefully this...
    stargazerxo stargazerxo 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    One of the worst things someone ever said to me was, "how can you be depressed when you have everything". We're told we're selfish because they believe we don't appreciate what we...
    willibemissed willibemissed 22-25, F Jan 4

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    So I’m going through a depressive and negative stage at the moment. I can’t say it’s the worst type you can or that I experience. I yet had the moment to truly cry and say...
    BogdanBolinski BogdanBolinski 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    When I realized that I was depressed I had 16, and I was depressed since I had 13. It all started because my parents are really religious, and my problems started because of my...
    jonnyculliere jonnyculliere 18-21, M Jan 12

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    Is recovering from depression a urban legend? I've never heard of someone who had completely overcome depression. I have only seen it on TV talk shows, which I don't believe in, so...
    Ushuaia Ushuaia 26-30, F 12 Responses Jan 16

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    Depression for me is like air. I can't see it but no matter what is going on in my life at the time, I know it's there. I could be laughing with friends and then this overwhelming...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Ever feel like you sabotage yourself? I've fought depression my entire life. I'm at my lowest point now. Married, but I've never felt so alone. Being lonely increases the...
    AngelaNix AngelaNix 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have battled depression for the majority of my life. It started when I was 7 years old from the death of my father. We were best buddies and when he passed away it sent me into a...
    srb76 srb76 36-40, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am probably not old enough to be saying this, since I was a teenager myself about 15 months ago... but I have met a few, in real life and on EP, and they are just all the same...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    This isn't about me thinking I'm a "special teenager", it's about others that think that their so unique and special and sooo mature because they party, smoke, and drink. And for...
    kkam34 kkam34 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    It's been almost 3 months since I've stopped taking Paxil for my depression. The physical withdrawal symptoms stopped after a few weeks but I've had really crippling bouts of...
    beatingdepression beatingdepression 22-25, M Dec 28, 2014

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