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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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    If you had have asked me a year ago what depression was, I would have given you that same old answer about how it just seems to be a thrown around term for people who "get a bit...
    Georgiana72 Georgiana72 16-17, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I suffered from depression and severe anxiety from the time I was eight years old. A lot of it had to do with my dad, I was also bullied, antisocial, had a lack of friends, and...
    Harlequingal Harlequingal 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Not a teen anymore ;) but I was a teen mom-do you ever really stop? Anyway, I had my son at 17, no regrets at all, he's my world. He's 6 now, and I think people believe I'm lying...
    HalesBells91 HalesBells91 22-25 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I've struggled with depression for years. I love writing poetry, and depression always seems to make it's way into my writing. but I'll never share my writing with anyone because I...
    likesugarandcyanide likesugarandcyanide 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    When I was 13, I started experimenting and it wasn't until I was 15 that I ever went all the way with a boy. Like a lot of young girl's first experiences... it was really awkward...
    HotBoxesDatRock HotBoxesDatRock 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    If you a 14-15 year old Teenage White Boy message me!! (I'm not racist but I just have more of a thing for white boys)
    Ayonna13 Ayonna13 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I have struggled with major depression, as a direct result of complex high betrayal trauma, ever since I was a little girl. From the time I was 7 years old until the time I was 9...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 23 Responses Nov 18

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    Well ever since i was small Id be awaken to my parents constant arguing and fighting...theydbe on and off...off and on...my whole life. I didn't even wanna come home sometimes...
    wilwuch wilwuch 13-15, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    I got blocked by a Facebook support group for depression for posting that I was having a hard time. What awesome support. How ****** of a person am I if that's people reaction to...
    zoezatara zoezatara 31-35, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    Even though I feel like I have conquered a lot of my depression I still have times when it claws its way out. Poetry has always provided me with a sense of inner peace and this...
    Harlequingal Harlequingal 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    I haven't always been an unhappy person. Not up until a few months ago have i felt so down in the dumps. I brought depression on myself i think.. i've never wanted to step outside...
    killlian killlian 18-21, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Depression is like sitting in the corner of a crowded room watching everyone around you enjoy life while you struggle to remember what you are living for...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I just realized that I have major depression.. it's really hard to let it click, but it explains a lot.. for one, one of the symptoms (that seems less likely to be able to be...
    kayalucky4 kayalucky4 18-21 1 hr ago

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    I will start by specifying that i am not depressed right now. No. I am a survivor I put too much effort over this year to control and fight these conditions and i am managing it...
    BogdanBolinski BogdanBolinski 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Recently a man who attends the same group CBT sessions as I told everyone that if he could just stop being sick and tired of feeling sick and tired, all would be well in his life...
    morea morea 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    3 shades: Black White & Grey What are the colors of the rainbow? Most eyes see a vibrant world painted by the full color spectrum soaking up the light prisms as they cast...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    3 shades: Black White & Grey What are the colors of the rainbow? Most eyes see a vibrant world painted by the full color spectrum soaking up the light prisms as they cast...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    i battle depression a lot. i am very overwhelmed and lonely. i miss my old friends on my old ep account before i couldn't get access to it. i am angry and lonely constantly. i wake...
    db174 db174 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Tonight is probably one of the worst nights of depression in awhile. I'm falling back into my depressed stage. Given free time to write what came out was a suicide note :/ not my...
    leaguegirl97 leaguegirl97 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 26

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    I really thought that after I had my children that my depression would just vanish but nope it didn't it's getting better but I can still feel it, the numbness the paranoia the...
    leahlovesyou leahlovesyou 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    I'm so tired. I don't want to get up or move. I'm sick of school and I used to love classes. I recently moved and I went from an A B student that never had a C to an F student. I...
    baichan baichan 13-15 2 days ago

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    I over-analyze depression. As we know when depressed we tend to over-analyze things and think too much. As you may or may not realize I have been overanalyzing depression during...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 17

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    A lot of the posts I see on here are people saying they have nothing and no one to live for. While those are the posts that break my heart the most, I don't relate to them as much...
    MalleeMurphy MalleeMurphy 16-17, F Nov 17

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    Ah, thank god there is EP when you need it the most. This post will probably come across as a generic self pity story as other teenagers posting in a hormonal abyss. Though, I'll...
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Its been 25 days since I started this experience, and 11 days since I passed out. I am not sure why it happened yet, having had some time to relax and think. Its possible that it...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    diagnosed at about the age of 15 if I'm remembering correctly ( i'm 31 now) . I'm doing a lot better than in my teens and early 20s( suicidal thoughts but no self harm or suicide...
    animallover412 animallover412 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My grandmother visited today and my whole family decided to announce their problems to her, bringing up the past, pointing out others problems, and for some reason it feels like it...
    meganirrgang meganirrgang 16-17, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    The best article I've read about depression yet!!! What I Wish People Knew about Depression By Therese J. Borchard Associate Editor robin-williamsSomeone recently asked me to...
    heavenlyskyflower heavenlyskyflower 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    I'm not sure how much people will actually read this because it's going to be really long but basically I've struggled with depression my whole life . I'm not looking for attention...
    AlissaCupcakes AlissaCupcakes 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I'm not sure how much people will actually read this because it's going to be really long but basically I've struggled with depression my whole life . I'm not looking for attention...
    AlissaCupcakes AlissaCupcakes 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    Teenage post #964"I love finding money in my cloths. Its like a gift from me to me."Teenage post #4856"would you like a table?...No, I came to a restaurant to eat on the ground, a...
    Arielle1justsmile Arielle1justsmile 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    It took me forever to find an appropriate title for this new post.. But I see a lot of teens getting pregnant. I've eve seen teens get pregnant just to be on 'Teen Mom' or '16...
    xxblasianxx xxblasianxx 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Everyday in my mind is an endless battle. think of it as the 300 spartans, they never gave up but in the end they didnt win the battle. I'm slowly losing my battle with depression...
    Palavo88 Palavo88 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 20

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    I know that I definitely have depression and I suffer desperately from suicidal thoughts, but I shouldn't! I have a generally loving family, I am doing well for someone who is...
    PinkWink PinkWink 18-21, F Nov 24

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    So I'm 14 years old and my entire life I have suffered with anxiety but in the past year or so it's gotten A LOT worse along with the starting of my depression. My dads an...
    lachica12100 lachica12100 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    I’m not crazy. I’m not dumb. I don’t want to die, but I often feel like I want to take my own life. I am not dangerous to anyone but myself. I don’t need to be taught a...
    FadingStar17 FadingStar17 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    I am about to open my heart completely in here. Today I am living one of the worst days of my life and yes. It's depression, this ghost that has been haunting my life for a long...
    Allaloneandpoisoned Allaloneandpoisoned 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    This past week has been really depressing again. I don’t even know where to start. I don’t really want anyone to read or comment on this, I just need to write it off my chest...
    Rebelgian Rebelgian 22-25, F Dec 1

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    Today I had an interesting experience. I am, of course clinically diagnosed with depression as many of you readers will be as well. But I also know most of you have experienced...
    Shniddleyway Shniddleyway 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I thought my depression would go after I've had counseling but it hasn't, I've had depression since high school cause I was bullied then I went college, I had it then and now I...
    westlife213 westlife213 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 7

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    I feel like a lot of people treat depression as some kind of accomplishment, or that it is a competition between everybody else about who is depressed and who's not. We seem to...
    qwernia qwernia 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    All my life I have battled depression and my depression is extremely bad for me...all I have to do is look at a knife or anything dangerous and all I want to do is hurt myself...
    Scarsdontfade Scarsdontfade 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    My experience being a teenage mother. I got pregnant at the very young age of 15. I had found now I was pregnant a month after I moved 3 provinces away from my home. I moved...
    hailzmagailz hailzmagailz 18-21 Nov 20

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