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I Think Ep Is Therapy For Depression

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    EP Really Helps. - I see a lot of posts that I can relate to. Usually, I think that no one understands how I feel. But now, I know that I am not alone and other people also goes...
    anschel anschel 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2008

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    It Helps Me - It helps me. Its like a journal with feedback. I am able to just write and get things off my chest, much like a journal but I get feedback which helps. I can also...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 30, 2010

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    Please no more self mutilation, suicidality, depressive thoughts " killing myself" bla bla bla Try to live a happy life... For god sake u live only once
    imax40 imax40 36-40, M Jan 11

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    Then And Now - I am perusing this site looking for my old stories and posts. Today I have committed to creating a chronological story of my emotional struggles. I am still a basket...
    keepgoing keepgoing 36-40 1 Response Apr 29, 2011

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    One Word - - - Cathartic Message from EP: "While there's something to be said for brevity, this entry is too short to be of help to others. Please add some more detail."...
    psyko psyko 36-40, F 3 Responses May 17, 2009

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    I Love EP - I can vent on EP, and be who I really am. In the outside world, people judge me on every single little thing I do wrong. I look forward to being on the computer and...
    NekoRose NekoRose 13-15, F Apr 5, 2013

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    Many Times Last Year When I Wa... - Many times last year when I was really down the people here listened and sympathized. One in particular really got me by with his fun and humor...
    sweetd sweetd 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 27, 2008

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    Include Boredom - Yes,boredom and feeling lonely as well.I miss talking to adults because I work with kids all day.It's fun to chat with all personality types.We can be serious or...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 3 Responses Mar 6, 2008

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    Place to Write -  EP is a great place to write anything and everything I need to get out of my head down. It's helped me more then I realized at first. Just being able to talk...
    BeTheBestMe BeTheBestMe 36-40, F Sep 12, 2008

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    I'm Not Sure It Ep's the Reason But It Definetly Helped.. - Everybody keeps telling me "You're so much more outgoing lately" or "It's soo noticeable that you're...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 10, 2007

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    Depression Is Something You Can Never Truly Escape - depression is something i deal with everyday. even if it is a good day i know it is there and will come back one day. i just...
    metalgirl99 metalgirl99 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2007

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    Therapy Through Socialization - I love this website. I really do. I take Cymbalta for anxiety and depression. It works very well. But you know what else works? Having others who...
    AgilePhoenix AgilePhoenix 31-35, F Jun 3, 2012

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    Husband Sick, I Am Stressed and Know I Have Severe Depression - in 2003 my husband had a traumatic brain injury and became disabled (not legally, like in benefits).  after...
    keepgoing keepgoing 36-40 3 Responses Mar 28, 2009

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    It Is True -   Here I met wonderful people. All gestures, gifts, whiteboard comments cheer me up. I'm glad that I came across with the Experience Project. And gladness...
    Kirsche Kirsche 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 6, 2008

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    Take 2 Eps and Call Me In the Morning - This place has become my sanctuary,  I have some wonderful people that I talk to that know more about me than most of my best RL...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M May 17, 2009

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    This Site Has Made Me Feel So ... - This site has made me feel so much better about my life and who I have in it. Its therapy.
    MiseducatedChik MiseducatedChik 26-30, F Jan 27, 2008

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    It Is, For Me............ - I recently wrote a story on here in the group "I think Therapy is a waste of time" and that is because I can't go to someone and talk to them...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 20, 2009

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    I Would Like to Share This Poem, I Hope You Get Something From It. - The Ghost of Christmas Past - A Guided Story Experience (Originally composed for a coffee house experiment...
    YpsiDonald YpsiDonald 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 6, 2008

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    Totally. - EP is like the most awesome site for depression, in my opinion. I have so much on my mind that i just want to scream it all out, and on here i can! Without really being...
    candiipup candiipup 22-25, F Apr 2, 2008

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    Need My Fix - OMG YES! I love it here and came here because I was down and now I can let it all out. If they ever pull the site we are all going to start jonsing. You thought...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2007

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    I've Come to the Conclusion... - I understand that this is totally worng, but this is what goes on in my head... So it all started about the beginning of December, i started to...
    Cadeter Cadeter 16-18, M 1 Response Dec 23, 2007

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    Therapy For Depression - I agree - this site has helped me through, and even given me something I did not bargain on. I'm over it now, but will not be leavin' EP. It's a great...
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 6, 2012

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    A Letter To My Mom About How I Feel. Im Never This Open With My Mom. - i wanna quit mom. i dont know if i wanna work or school im not fit enough for this type of work. and its not...
    brandoncan brandoncan 18-21, M Nov 21, 2012

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    It's So Cool - EP is such an awesome place.  When I've had a terrible day or just feeling down in the dumps, I always feel better after coming here.  Just a friendly...
    RandomFortune RandomFortune 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 19, 2007

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    A Big Yes! ... - A big YES! It allows you to be yourself and to honestly get your feelings out into the open and share them with others who are feeling a lot like you are. In this...
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 8 Responses Jan 27, 2008

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    It Is For Me - I recently wrote a story on here in the group "I think Therapy is a waste of time" and that is because I can't go to someone and talk to them how I am...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 6, 2009

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    I Feel Better - This seems to give me an outlet for my mind and the weird things that clutter it.  I can talk however deeply I want.  I can write about loving pumpkin...
    debmichelle debmichelle 36-40 1 Response Jun 8, 2008

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    I Have to Agree. - If something is annoying me or going on I can come and let it out here and know I will get some support and get it out in the open. Before EP I would just keep...
    randomdriftwood randomdriftwood 21-25, F Oct 20, 2007

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    It Is - i believe that EP is therapy for depression. it has helped  me personally.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 25, 2010

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    I Have Improved So Much (Yeah, right!) - EP has changed my life. I have been here three weeks now. EP changed my life in the first few days. I had previously been crying for...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 11 Responses Feb 3, 2009

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    It Really Is - People don't judge you on EP if you're depressed and even if they do who cares because you don't have to deal with them every day. It's different for everyone, but I...
    BleedingMascara BleedingMascara 18-21, F Apr 15, 2008

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    EP Is Great Therapy For Depression! - EP allows an annonymous forum to vent frustration and interact with others with similar issues. It is a wonderful therapy tool!
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 1 Response Mar 11, 2009

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    I Think Ep Is Wonderful! - EP has helped me connect with people who are caring and are not judgemental.  It has given me a place to write my hurts, my fears, my happy memories...
    beaglewoman beaglewoman 26-30, F Dec 17, 2007

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    This Has Helped Me Stay Sane - writing has been an outlet ever since all this happened to me 6 months ago and it has just helped me deal with what goes on in my head when i have no...
    saggy saggy 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 13, 2007

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    airisfleeting airisfleeting 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 6

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    Yeah so I guess it never occurred to me to actually google it, or explore if it's an issue for others because much like most people- I really thought I was the only one. I put my...
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    lifelifeishard lifelifeishard 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Losingmycompassion Losingmycompassion 46-50, M 14 hrs ago

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