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I Think I Am Depressed

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I get everything I ******* want,

    I have lots of friends, I do good in school. Why do I continue to feel this way? I have no back story. I have never had to feel the grief of a loss. I fill my days with video games and homework and occasionally a friend will come over. Recently I have begun drinking without...
    Spookitty Spookitty 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 5

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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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    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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    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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    chilipeppasforever chilipeppasforever 18-21, F Sep 10, 2014

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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 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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    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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    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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    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 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 16-17, F Feb 3, 2014

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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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    I Don't Really Know.......................

      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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    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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    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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    st4rshine st4rshine 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I look happy and look nice to ppl and smile but when I'm alone in sad,lonely,depressed U could be with my friends being happy but they don't notice my eyes how sad depressed and...
    BiXwolfsXbears BiXwolfsXbears 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    I think my family is going too far with this thing.. They want me on antidepressants.. But I don't think my depression is that bad. I didn't even think I was depressed at all
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    People have always liked my eyes. They are very expressive. For a period I had trouble looking people in the eye, but that's over now. Eyes are beautiful, but I love the rest of...
    Nakedness8 Nakedness8 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    So today I found out my "friend" left my school for good and she didn't even tell me. What the hell is that? No goodbye no nothing? I understand if it was for the best. Maybe your...
    wassup305 wassup305 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I've been depressed for a long time now. I wish that my mom and dad thought about having kids before actually having me. I wish I wasn't born because everyone blames me for...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 16

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    I used to have this best friend named Audrey. We were best friends for 5 years. Audrey made me feel special and like I belong. We had many good memories and we also had a lot of...
    kostchuk kostchuk 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    it's always on and of . im starting to wonder if depression ever truly goes away. I thought my meds were working and I was getting better and then all of a sudden one afternoon I...
    EnjoyTheSilenceX EnjoyTheSilenceX 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    So, I'm a 16 y/o who's depressed, big deal... That's what I want to be believe. Anyway, I've been depressed for over 2 years, it affected me so much that it got to the point that...
    freedeer freedeer 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 19

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    It's one of those mornings. I feel beyond depressed, and I don't want to die at the moment... but that constantly changes. I feel like there is no hope and nothing in my life will...
    ally109 ally109 22-25, F Jan 1

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    Don't read this thanks. I get depressed a lot of times. My social anxiety is through the roof and far worse than it was a year ago. Are they going to fix all of my problems and...
    Mittons Mittons 18-21 Jan 3

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    I think it's more uncommon to find somebody who hasn't been depressed, which is pretty messed it.
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    I don't what I'm going to do with my life. I'm failing school when I used to be a straight a student. I try studying but I have a hard time being able to focus. Even when I do...
    IntrovertedKat IntrovertedKat 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    Everyone says "tell someone" but I'm too scared. Scared of what they'll do not what they'll think. My brother got depressed when he was my age and my parents ******* sent him to a...
    Spookitty Spookitty 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    Does anyone else get short bursts of depression? Sometimes I am really happy, and then all of a sudden, I get really depressed. All I want to to be alone, but not lonely. I feel...
    Newgirl00 Newgirl00 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 8

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    I don't know why but I've always been depressed. My mom says its a phase and my friends say the same. Except I think it means something.
    WorthlessXlove WorthlessXlove 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 9

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    I got prescribed antidepressants today. After hysterically crying to my sister yesterday, she kind of made me go to the doctor. I wouldn't have went if she didn't go with me. I'm...
    flowersandlove flowersandlove 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    My life went on, every difficulty I faced, I tried to prove to be stronger. On the outside, I looked happy and my life seemed easy going to others. On the inside, I was struggling...
    mewmy mewmy 26-30, F Jan 19

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    So apperently im deppressed... Its crazy how you can't tell until you talk to a therapist or special doctor. I didn't think i would ever be deppressed but once you let it out and...
    DonaldC123 DonaldC123 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 19

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    pamdaqtpi pamdaqtpi 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 21

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