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I Think I'm Depressed

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    I Think I Am

    I get sad alot. I mean a whole lot like every day. Every morning is a struggle to get out of bed and get my day started. I kinda wish I could hibernate. You know, sleep 6 months. The only problem with that is having to stay up the other 6 months. That would be so horrible. 6...
    feelingmisplaced feelingmisplaced 22-25, T 6 Responses Oct 5, 2011

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    I Hate Feeling Like This.

    I'm 16 years old and I have been feeling so sad lately. I'm always tired and everyday I feel so ugly and fat. I'm not sure if this is just a teenager coming of age sort of thing (if that even makes sense) but I don't like it. I find myself always crying either for no reason at...
    roooo roooo 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 19, 2012

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    I don't know if I'm depressed

    or not. I read about depression and how people can't eat or move or function/ socialize and that's not me- I'm outgoing even bubbly, and I can eat just fine. I mostly internalize anything I feel. I hate myself to an extreme level- my close friends have somewhat of an idea of how...
    jerseyk8 jerseyk8 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    My Eyes Exposed Me!

    I'm not complaining, but I'm just tired of how much complicated my life is! It is not a normal life, it is not stable, it is not easy, thousands of issues are in my mind, and I'm so lonely, I have no one to turn to! I was thinking today about how I stopped being happy for a long...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 28, 2011

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    Lost

    When did i start feeling this way? im not sure .. im 15 years old , and i'll be 16 in a few months. Ninth grade year was hell for me. i was no longer myself , starting feeling as if i never fit in. i would do sexual things just to get my mind off how i felt. i started popping...
    fxckconfused fxckconfused 16-17 2 Responses Sep 8, 2013

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    What's Wrong With Me?

    I'm 18 years old and nothing going right. I feel as though no one understands or appreciates me except my boyfriend. He's they only one I can talk to. I'm tired of crying every single day. I just want to be happy. I just feel so lonely and down I don't know what to do.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 15, 2012

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    I Was Depressed

    A lot of people get depressed because of loneliness, homeless, longing for love, no friends, bad grades, dropping out from school, fired from work, accidents, etc. Every year that happens to all of us, each time we get depressed, because of what happened to us and our life. I...
    Vikusha Vikusha 16-17 2 Responses Nov 11, 2008

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    WHY?!

    I feel so depressed so angry like I just want to scream but nowhere is good enough :( I hate my life I hate school (a little) but most of all I hate myself. I've been bullied in primary school and now I'm in secondary. I HATE I repeat HATE HATE HATE HATE HATE HORROR MOVIES. I...
    RedFireBlaze RedFireBlaze 13-15, F Sep 14, 2013

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    Finaly Destroyed.

    Hi, i'm the guy who shared last time a story " save me from my self" befor yesturday, i felt something strange about the relationship between me and the guy i love, so i said in my mind that i should see him on skype to tell him something, so i told him that i'm going to do my...
    hurtedboy hurtedboy 18-21, M Feb 13, 2013

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    I Don't Understand It

    I don't know... Sometimes I just feel like it's all in my head. I feel like I'm just being an idiot... Everyday I feel so depressed... and yet I just feel like I'm not really. I sometimes just feel like  I force the depression on myself. I think of all these negative...
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes 18-21, F 14 Responses Nov 14, 2009

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    Winter Blue's

    Every winter, around about October this black cloud decends above my head.  Everything and everybody seem bad to me, like theres a big conspiracy against me.  And i feel like digging a hole and burying myself in it.  When i wake up its dark, how depressing. ...
    Angeleyes777 Angeleyes777 31-35, F Jun 17, 2009

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    Unhappy With Where You Are?

    Where we are in life is exactly where we want to be. Not necessarily because it's what we want but because it's good enough. When good enough isn't good enough anymore THAT'S when we start living :)
    maxximiliann maxximiliann 36-40, M Mar 14, 2012

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    I Don't Know...

    I don't know if I'm depressed eaxctly, I mean I have had anxiety problems and emotional issues with myself in the past but I don't know. Depression is not a good feeling. It's the worst feeling I've ever felt in my life. I would rather be angry for year than be deprssed for a day...
    Val3ntine Val3ntine 18-21, F 2 Responses May 31, 2010

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    Pointless

    I think I started becoming depressed around the age of 8 or 9 maybe. I don't know if you could even call it 'depressed' at such a young age. I just started getting periods of feeling completely hopeless. I'm 15 now and I still do. I starting asking myself what's the point? No...
    hollowedheart hollowedheart 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 21, 2012

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    Why Not Start By Listening?

    Call it what you will, but there is this part of you – an innate wisdom, if you will – that has tried and tried and tried to get you to stop and fix a part of you that broke a long time ago but you've told yourself that you either don't have enough money, don't have enough...
    maxximiliann maxximiliann 36-40, M Mar 14, 2012

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    I Want To End It

    i hate being me, i'm paronoid, i feel like people are always taking the **** out of me, just using me, not really wanting to be my friend, i have never had a decent relationship, one where a boy likes me for me, in my head i pretend to be someone else, cause who i am doesn't make...
    gorgor gorgor 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 21, 2012

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    Maybe it's the way she made me feel alive.

    That's the conclusion I've some how managed to boil out. Whether it's true or not is indifferent, but nevertheless I'd have to do more reflecting to confirm that anyways. There are a lot of things in life that are mediocre, love shouldn't be one of them. I think that's why I...
    smoothvibe smoothvibe 18-21, M Feb 12

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    Desperate For Answers

    I'm in a lot of pain mentaly lately. I find it impossible to focus enough to do certian things, like watching tv, or just holding still at times. I dont want to hang out with any of my friends or family... i just want to hide in my room and sleep or go on the computer. Something...
    alexeprincess alexeprincess 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 26, 2011

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    I'm Finally Getting Help

    This year was my freshman year of college. I had a complete and total meltdown during the second semester. I became withdrawn, not going to classes, not even leaving the room except to eat (and even then only sometimes). Finally, my family became worried and called the school. I...
    maladicta maladicta 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2011

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    I Don'T Know What I'M Feeling

    I'll give you a little background. I was 16 and I was involved with an older guy, he was 24. He was taken away and put in prison for five years. I went to a therapist but she said I wasn't depressed. I was doing good for awhile until I stopped going to her. Now i just have days...
    micckk07 micckk07 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 27, 2013

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    Back Again

    Last year, I suffered multiple eating disorders that I believe lead me to depression. Looking in the mirror and hateing what i saw EVERY day just took it over the edge and I noticed weird habits. I didn't feel happy when I would smile, ever. I didn't think anything was funny...
    xxDreamerXx88 xxDreamerXx88 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 12, 2011

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    Pain...

    I think I'm depressed. For the last few months I just lost interest in everything, I feel really low all the time too. I'm under alot of stress at school but that can't be helped. I've been having dreams too like for example one of my dreams was me in a lovely sunny forest and I...
    mysteryteen mysteryteen 16-17, F Sep 28, 2013

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    It Just Might Be

    I've always thought that I have been going thru a phase (since I'm currently 16) and I was always living in denial, but these past few months, I've been noticing drastic changes that fit the symptoms of depression. My mood has definitely changed for the worse. Irritable, easily...
    screweduplife96 screweduplife96 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 11, 2012

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    Hopeless and Sad

    I've been clinically depressed before - so much in fact that I tried to commit suicide. That was 6 years ago. What I'm going through now is different. I'm losing my job in June. My husband has already lost his. We can't afford our mortgage, so we're probably going to lose our...
    infinitedreamer infinitedreamer 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 5, 2009

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    I Don't Really Know Anymore.

    I feel so sad and so angry most of the time. Sometimes I just really hate the world and everything and everyone in it. Everything seems like a pointless waste of time. I'm not really seeing a point to do most things. It's just so boring and repetive and I don't really have the...
    LostInTheDarkness LostInTheDarkness 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 28, 2010

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    I am feeling depressed.

    I don't really enjoy my college. I have been losing a ton of friends. Been in trouble with the law. My mother has been very disappointed in me. Life just seems to suck right now. What can I do?
    Jvibes Jvibes 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I Feel Like I'm Experiencing Depression

    I'm not exactly sure if what I'm feeling is "correct," but I'll give some background information. I'm 18, in college at a highly respected school, and pretty much have everything going for me. I was a straight A student in HS and graduated 2nd in my class. But before graduation I...
    Bianca92 Bianca92 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 22, 2011

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    I Was Always Afraid To Admit It...

    i've always been asked if i am depressed by my parents and my peers and i always told them no i don't get depressed, but lately i think i have just been afraid to admit it to myself that i have been depressed for several years now. i guess it all started when i was younger i was...
    kstuffels kstuffels 22-25, M Dec 26, 2010

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    I Don't Understand

    I just don't understand why I am so unhappy.  8 months ago I finally kicked a heroin addiction for good!  It has been the best 8 months of my life.  So many great things have happened.  My life is totally back on track.  In the past 8 months I have...
    sadstorynumber9 sadstorynumber9 18-21 2 Responses Apr 15, 2009

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    Think it's about time I post this :S.

    Please do not judge me this is veryyyyyyyyy hard for me. I know it's long sorry ha. About 2 years ago when I was 13/14 (underage and a minor) I was forced to send pictures to a guy who was 26 he had a fake picture and made a fake account who he called his girlfriend to hide the...
    deadspiritied deadspiritied 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    How To Trick Your Mind

    Ever notice how you start crying when watching a sad movie or get scared when watching a scary movie? In some extreme cases, people have ended up passing out, convulsing or throwing up after watching a particularly gruesome film. If you stop and think about it, these reactions...
    maxximiliann maxximiliann 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 14, 2012

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    Sanity

    More and more I feel myself slipping from my sanity I don't know if it's my recent withdraw from civilization but I can't stand it anymore yet I don't do anything so why do I trouble myself so much with worry when I'm not willing to put effort in to my life it's not a mystery to...
    curiousaboutlife23 curiousaboutlife23 18-21, M Jul 25, 2013

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    Depression?

    Ok, well I think I'm depressed. The past year of my life really messed me up. I thought my mom didn't want me anymore, I had to live with my dad who I've never lived with in my life before, and got lied to so many times by the people I would least expect it from. I have a little...
    kristenO9 kristenO9 16-17 Aug 17, 2009

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    I broke my ankle last month

    so badly that I had to have surgery. Since then, I've hardly seen the light of day other than that which comes through my window save for when I have a doctor's appointment. For the most part it's been tolerable. I'm heavily medicated to counteract the pain and I mostly just eat...
    Soltanto Soltanto 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    I Am Confused

    Ever since I moved out of my parents house in May I have been different. I never used to take naps and know I am always tired and take up to 4 hour naps somedays. I used to exercise regular too and I stopped going on my walks I used to do everday. I dont know whats going with...
    ForeverAlone08 ForeverAlone08 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 5, 2010

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    Death

    I have recently started seeing the counselor at my school and she has told me I am depressed. I have probably been dressed for the past thirteen years. I'm nineteen. I spend a fair amount of time thinking about my own death. I'm not planning on killing myself, I just am so...
    AllieB1 AllieB1 18-21 Mar 5, 2012

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    So I Think Im Depressed.

    I say think because i'm really not sure. I've been feeling this way for quite a while and I've always ignored it because its not like i wake up everyday feeling miserable because i don't but i don't feel fully happy either, sure i put an act on when ppl are around but i know...
    misshideaway misshideaway 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2012

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    I want to die Hello, I'm nearly 16

    and I think I'm depressed. I'm a little ashamed to admit it as I have a very good life compared to other people and I have no reason to be depressed. I'm in a loving relationship, I have an understanding stepdad, etc. The problem is, I'm stressed with school. I get awful...
    mysteryteen mysteryteen 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    Don't Know Why Though

    I don't usually feel this way but I know that I have. I think it's because everything hits me all of the sudden. I'm very good at hiding it. Today at work, I asked one of the other paraprofessionals, "how do you know if you are going through depression?" She looked at me and...
    DraygenD DraygenD 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 22, 2011

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    I Think I'm Depressed But I'm Not Really Depressed

    Since winter I have been very very depressed.  I thought that come summer I would feel better.  I do slightly but not really.  Normally I am very active and interested in things to do.  Now I am just really doing nothing anf the things I do, I am not evenr...
    canibe canibe 36-40 1 Response Jun 17, 2009

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    I Don't Know...

    I hate how I've been feeling lately. I feel so isolated and confused. Everything just seems to be so overwhelming. I can barely get out of bed in the mornings, and I talk to my friends less and less about how I feel. I don't want to admit to them that I think I need help.
    charlie0520 charlie0520 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2009

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    I Know That God Created Me To Be Special

    God created us all to be special, but I really don't feel special. I feel like a loser. I can't seem to make any money. I have good ideas and I consider myself smart, but I just am not successful at anything that I try. My kids' birthdays are coming up in 2 weeks and I don't...
    MaceysHead MaceysHead 41-45, F Oct 16, 2013

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    Do Seek Help...?

    I've been noticing lately how my attitude had changed and how more often than not, I'm sad or bummed out and have quite a lot of negative thoughts. At times I feel as if I'm hopeless or that the situation I'm in is hopeless and that I have no purpose or are simply not serving the...
    AdorableCaterpillar AdorableCaterpillar 18-21, F Jun 6, 2012

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