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I Think I Am Depressed

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      Feeling down from time to time is a normal part of life. But when emptiness and despair take hold and won't go away, it may be depression. More than just the temporary "blues," the lows of depression make it tough to function and enjoy life like you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 5, 2009

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    Feel Down With No One to Talk to

    Life is full of ups and downs and I am in a down right now. I have a few friends, whom I hang out with but I seem to have lost my best friend over the past few month. we just seemed to have differ lifes and have grown up- school, work, and children got in the way. The only best...
    Tekman84 Tekman84 26-30, M 3 Responses Sep 8, 2009

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    I cant remember the last time I felt happy

    about anything at all, whenever I meet people, even my friends I just have to pretend to be ok. My mum knows I have a problem and that I need to talk to someone, but who is it gonna be and above all, what do we even talk about?
    yuricky yuricky 26-30 1 Response Mar 23, 2014

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    I Think I'm Getting Worse...

    Hi everyone - well I'm a fifteen year old girl, nearly 16, and I honestly believe that I might be depressed. It actually started when I was eleven and still in primary school; I had just gotten my first F ever. My parents were more than disappointed; my mom told me she didn't...
    megamjfan megamjfan 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2013

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    I Think I Am Battling With Depression

    I'm 55 years old and was never depressed before.  This is how it started.  My life unraveled on Feb. 13, 2008 when my husband of 29 years died suddenly of a heart attack.  Just two weeks before I lost my job with the government public housing after converting...
    GGPeters GGPeters 51-55, F Nov 15, 2009

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    chilipeppasforever chilipeppasforever 18-21, F Sep 10, 2014

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    I Dont Know How Much Longer I Can Stand This

    I come from a family that does a lot of drugs. Mymom and dad used heroine untill my dad committed suicide when I was 9. My,mom went theough drug court and stopped heroine but my brother and sister and mom all do xanax, roxies and I just caught my mom and brother doig cocaine...
    IfTheyUnderstood IfTheyUnderstood 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 5, 2013

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    Ayahuasca Cures Depression

    I recovered from 20 years of depression taking Ayahuasca.Google it. A cure for depression has been around for thousands of years.Don't waste anymore time with psychiatrists and pharmaceuticals.Contact me or read my story here:http://www.experienceproject (DOT) com/stories/Did...
    AlexLight101 AlexLight101 22-25, M Mar 21, 2013

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    I Don't Know What To Do.

    I go in and out of this stupid depression thing and I hate it. Whenever I get upset (which is often) I don't know what to do to make myself feel any better. I don't feel like talking to anyone, I don't feel like going anywhere; hell, I don't even wanna get out of bed. Sometimes I...
    anonymousabomination anonymousabomination 18-21, F Dec 29, 2012

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    I Think I'm Depressed And/or Developing An Eating Disorder

    I'm seventeen years old and I'll be a senior in high school in the fall, and over the past three years I have grown extremely insecure for various reasons. I have a small, tight-knit group of friends who I've been close to since middle school and a boyfriend of almost one year...
    hermionexgranger hermionexgranger 16-17, F Jul 7, 2011

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    I am not sure if i am depressed

    or not.but I don't from the past week,I am feeling like I could never be happy again..its got nothing to do with my life circumstances, which are better than usual by the way..but I just don't know what's wrong with me..I am pushing people away for no reason..I don't feel like...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 28, 2014

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    Can't Believe This

    I cannot ******* believe what i just found. Well if you read my other story on here, it gives you a little bit of insight on what i have to deal with on a daily basis. well normally the drugs my family does is just smoking roxies (pills that they out on tin foil and smoke). in my...
    IfTheyUnderstood IfTheyUnderstood 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2013

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    My Family

    My Family hates me and i can see it.My dad never calls us he ****** off to aussie.My mum never backs me up if i get into a huge fight with my brother, she always start screaming at me.My brother is a total dickhead and always telling me what to do.I have no friends because i can...
    xxxunbrokenxxx xxxunbrokenxxx 16-17, F Feb 11, 2011

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    Umm I Think Im Depressed Again...

    After dealing with depression and anxiety for over 2 years i was just beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel but my parents moved to a completely different state, I have no friends, dropped out of school, can't find a job to save my life and i don't know wtf is wrong...
    ToxicBrownies ToxicBrownies 18-21, M Jun 3, 2012

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    Who doesnt? Aight? Lost my parents at an early

    age. Didnt grow up with siblings. I am blessed coz my relatives have been so nice to me. I try to be positive about life. But there are times when i overthink or worry to much. I am scared i dunno why. Maybe bcoz i am alone even i have my relatives. They wont be always around...
    Manhater013 Manhater013 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 9, 2014

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    I don't what to do. I am not sure

    if it is the case, I just feel immensely unhappy all the time, I just want to be happy, find something worthwhile :(
    anom33 anom33 18-21, F Feb 3, 2014

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    Feeling Down

    for a while ive been feeling really down, like constant sadness coz of some stuff i looked at signs of depression on some websites and was kind of surprised coz a lot of them sound so much like me right now. i kept waiting just thinking it might go away after a while but no...
    gottabesome1 gottabesome1 16-17 3 Responses Aug 3, 2009

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    Out of sight, out of mind.

    Out of time to decide. Should I run? Should I hide? For the rest of my life?
    Brookedrumm Brookedrumm 16-17, F Nov 3, 2014

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    Dears, Depression I just want you to know

    you've lost. You have had the what should have been the best years of my life. You stole that once joyous smile off my face. The happiness and love in my eyes isn't even slightly noticeable. I hate you. But worst of all I hated me. The suicidal thoughts,feeling worthless...
    BrilliantBabee BrilliantBabee 22-25, F Sep 11, 2014

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    I dont really know if I really am depressed,

    but it seems like I cant ever stay happy for a long period of time. My emotions constantly fluctuate from sadness to happiness. There are days when I just simply feel "ok". I do have anxiety but I dont get as anxious as I used to, because I have been working on that. I know I...
    TyThe90sKid TyThe90sKid 22-25, F Nov 1, 2014

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    As some people know it's my birthday, and it's been horrible. I woke up having do do homework while my brother complains to everyone about his. Fine. I go to my room to do it while...
    fatality500 fatality500 13-15, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    So yesterday I travelled back from Dublin to Eindhoven yesterday and after a while me and a really cute and beautiful girl caught sitting a few rows to the front on the other side...
    gomega98 gomega98 16-17, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    The saddest thing about betrayal is, it doesn't come from enemies. I'm exhausted from trying to be stronger then what I feel. The only reason you won't let go of what is making...
    CheerleaderEm CheerleaderEm 16-17, F 36 mins ago

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    it just gets worse and worse,i used to be able to hide it but i don't even have the energy to hide it anymore or pretend i'm anything else then depressed.. everytime i wake up i...
    OccultumLapidem OccultumLapidem 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Last Year, I actually had a date for Valentine's Day. This year, I had no date. I shouldn't really be that upset, but the fact I've been all alone today has got me reflecting...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1 16-17, M 3 Responses Feb 14

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      I came across this forum after searching for advice or similar stories online. Here's my story anyway; I'm about to turn 25 this April and feel completely at a loss with...
    Mardybum1 Mardybum1 22-25, M Feb 5

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    Generally my news feed only shows stuff I can cope with like world news or something, but once in a while I still get posts from those overachievers/get everything they want people...
    thisisausernametoo thisisausernametoo 18-21 1 Response Feb 14

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    For three years now I have been depressed. It started out as repeated failure, then spiraled out from their to isolation, anti-social disorder and social anxiety. I thought that if...
    Guest4111 Guest4111 13-15, M Feb 18

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    I've been randomly feeling depressed since I was in the third grade. At least that's the earliest that I can remember, and remember vividly. I locked myself in my room and put a...
    Jaivous Jaivous 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Whenever I see someone smiling or laughing I become depressed, whenever I see someone smart person smiling or laughing I become depressed, whenever I see a mother loving her baby I...
    pracie25 pracie25 18-21, T Feb 8

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    I don't have much to say anymore, I'm practically ignoring everyone who loves me and I feel so crappy about it, I treat them terribly because I'm perpetually angry and ashamed of...
    cuntcake cuntcake 16-17, F Feb 8

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    Its funny how people use the word 'depressed' so freely. Some dont even know the true meaning of depression yet they seem to be saying they are depressed like its the same as the...
    shhyoudontknowme shhyoudontknowme 16-17, F Feb 21

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    I am depressed. I hate those words. I can't admit to my therapist that I am, in fact, a depressed teenage girl. They don't understand. You can only understand if you are or were...
    MatildaBlack MatildaBlack 13-15, F Feb 3

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    oke so i guess its time 2 post some stories so eh i was kinda always depressed already since i was young it started when my parents divorced i had to live with my mom that i hate...
    Mirasel Mirasel 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 8

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    I'm suffering from mild depression. I realized that we are almost dating for 2 months and by now, in my previous relationships or with people i've talked to, something would go...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    I've been so depressed since I turned 17. I cried almost everyday with too much pressure and stress from the surrounding. Sometime I find no hope in life, and I just wanna end it...
    Julietxxx Julietxxx 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    I am definitely suffering. Severe depression is like being in hell on earth. It's like crawling through the abyss in reverse. The pain, the anxiety and the feeling of...
    PiscesDream PiscesDream 46-50, F Feb 5

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    I don't think I've felt more alone and depressed.
    theperz217 theperz217 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    I am a great problem solver but there is no harder puzzle to figure out then life. Im sick and tired of my life. I have been depressed for 12 years, and its only getting worse...
    M26SSK M26SSK 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 14

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    I feel as if I am really chubby. My family and friends say I am the right size. I have been skipping meals, and limiting calories. Then exercising even when I am sick. I end up...
    puppylove16 puppylove16 16-17, F Feb 14

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    So much has happened these past 6 months I'm about to literally have a mental break down.... I have battled with major depression for over 9 years of my life but have never seeked...
    Kayyslack Kayyslack 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    My boyfriend of one year just broke up with me. Our relationship was rocky before it even started. Four months into our relationship I found out he gave me a STD not one that can...
    QueenxLo QueenxLo 22-25, F Feb 15

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    I guess I am back on here again... I want to share my story growing up in a city called Winnipeg. I was born and raised here throughout my whole life. From Kindergarten to Grade 6...
    JuicyLuck JuicyLuck 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    Went to the psychiatrist for the very first time today. Talked about a lot of things. Mainly my unstable past that brought me to this point. I just want people to understand me...
    calishewolf calishewolf 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    No I don't think I'm depressed. I'm just feeling down. So I write. This is the only place I can express. She told me not to blame others. So I blame myself. It's not others who are...
    CallMeShayYeah CallMeShayYeah 16-17, F Feb 21

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    I told him about how I was. All the awful things I think, why I can't love myself, I let him in. I guess I was too hopeful or got too attached because he walked away just like that...
    marieflorence109 marieflorence109 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago