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I Think I Am Depressed

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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 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

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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

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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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    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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    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

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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

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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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    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

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    chilipeppasforever chilipeppasforever 18-21, F Sep 10

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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 get this way sometimes. Usually some kind of event triggers it but sometimes it appears for no reason. This was a tough week but I stuck it out and it ended with criticism even...
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    So, I know someone who is depressed. That someone is not just a someone either, it's surprisingly, a teacher. People don't notice that he has been depressed, but I actually do...
    andiminlovewithyou andiminlovewithyou 22-25 Oct 3

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    I seriously have no idea why I am writing this down. I've told a few people that I haven't been feeling well, and some even know how depressed I am. All they could say was "I hope...
    Esturrr Esturrr 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Sometimes I think so much that it's my mind is my own worst enemy. Usually when it's my girly time of the month, (sorry) I get super emotional and start thinking about everything...
    lydianneverly lydianneverly 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    My story is probably similar to a lot of people's but I just wanted to get it out there in the world to tell somebody how I feel. I've grown up in what many would call the...
    goodloot3 goodloot3 22-25, M 5 Responses Oct 10

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    I'm miserable! Lately i don't even know myself.. I have never been this depressed! It's affecting my senior year at college, my grades aren't good! Plus i've lost 2 close friends...
    lara15 lara15 18-21, F Oct 13

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    The worst thing I think someone can say to a depressed person is.. "Come on, why are you so sad? Just be happy!!" Statements like that are so invalidating. If you've ever been...
    Harmony242 Harmony242 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Yes i am depressed i tried so hard not to be and to keep optimistic and all that **** but its just not working! I have no reason not to be depressed! Im a senior so i should get...
    Nobody112 Nobody112 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 27

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    My heart aches. My soul crushed. You can read about why, in detail, in my other stories. I don't feel I can truly relate to many people. The one woman I thought I had truly...
    ctguitardude ctguitardude 26-30, M 3 Responses Oct 3

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    Hello everyone! I am at a very low place in my life and would like some insight. I have no one to turn to and I will try to explain the situation the best that I can. And I will...
    B3autiii B3autiii 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    Hi I like to pretend that im not depressed to everyone around but the truth is I am severely depressed and I have even tried to end it all. I don't like people knowing how I feel...
    rhondaclarke rhondaclarke 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    I have always been the happy, go-lucky type of person. I always had a smile on my face...even now i smile more than the usual person, and to most i seem to be the same person but I...
    babybop12 babybop12 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 15

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    So I saw something that to be clinically depressed you have to have 5 out of 9 symptoms and have them persist for at least 2 weeks... I think I have 3 of them, with persistence...
    goodloot3 goodloot3 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Today I woke with the same feeling that I go to bed with every night. When I open eyes I see the same room and it feels like the same exact day over and over again. I didn't want...
    bellac19 bellac19 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    Two weeks ago I went to that scanning I mentioned, and I was diagnosed with depression and some anxiety. I almost didn't go in to get scanned because I was nervous and afraid, but...
    ofnoimportance ofnoimportance 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    It's like a dark cloud that likes to hover over me when i'm doing great. I don't choose it, although people think that giving up is my choice. Of course i don't want this. I want...
    ElenaExplaina ElenaExplaina 22-25 1 Response Oct 1

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    I've been depressed since I was about 6 years old. I started self-harming at 9 and tried to commit suicide for the first time at 11. I used to hate it when people would ask me...
    Saithe Saithe 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    Feel guilty all the time for not having a job. I am disabled, but that should not be an excuse. My rent was increased by 60 dollars. I got scared of being poor, so I applied for...
    confessing confessing 46-50, F Oct 10

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    let's just jump right into this, I have had suicidal thoughts since a very young age. I never go through with it because I think of the hardships my family is going through. My...
    MissyMika223 MissyMika223 16-17, F Oct 12

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    There's a battle going on inside me that no one can see. Two forces are fighting for power and control, they are gripping every part of me. How can i be happy, when I am in total...
    taurusboi23 taurusboi23 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 26

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    for the longest time, when I was younger, I thought I was special. I thought I was unique and I thought I was going to change the world. Of course as I got older I realized I wasn...
    darkestpartofmymind33 darkestpartofmymind33 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    I always feel depressed. but lately I've really been feeling sad. It feels like I'm losing my mind. I cant think straight. it feels likr everyone is against me. I'm not getting...
    blackpepperfox blackpepperfox 16-17, F Sep 25

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    I'm a senior In High school, I have been going through a lot of stress lately . I just don't know what to do anymore.... My life right now is making me become depressed lately. I'm...
    livinglife27 livinglife27 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    I wonder if I am depressed. The only point of reference I have is my past self. If I compared my current self to how I once was, everything would seem fine; in fact, it would seem...
    bowlofsurreal bowlofsurreal 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 2

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    I've come to a point in my depression that I would like to consider going on antidepressants and possibly start therapy as well. I don't know how confident I am in this decision. I...
    Lexie1516 Lexie1516 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 2

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    This is why...I remember every damn negative thing my parents said to me. "You know your friends and family members they're nice to you only because on us. Without us you're...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 2

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    I feel so down and depressed neither could i sleep neither could i dream what is life thats all i seem to think about .. What is life?
    DEVILVILLAIN DEVILVILLAIN 18-21, M Oct 9

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    Why do I always get depressed out of no where? I get really unhappy and just feel like I'm not worth anything. Things will be great then the next day I'll be all sad. Like right...
    Waterstorm Waterstorm 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    I went to a job interview today. That was a highly social job, where you have to interact with people and do similar stuff. I really wanted it and felt motivated to do it; because...
    Gegete Gegete 22-25, F Oct 14

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    It's the weirdest thing like the first half of the day I can be super happy and my mood can Change from being elated to wanting to die in a second. There's usually never a specific...
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Sense I was targeted, I've been feeling very lost and depressed. It's gotten so bad, I can't even function anymore. My grades are suffering, and I just do t have the will anymore...
    Kevin2017 Kevin2017 16-17, M 2 days ago

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