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I Think Winter Depresses Me

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    I'm Finally realizing

    that I'm not a cold climate person. I absolutely hate the fact that I can't go outside and enjoy 30 minutes of sunshine. This is not surprising given my parents / ancestors all grew up in warm and tropical climate part of the world. Last few month, the cold and snowy dates...
    kmanm kmanm 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    Winter Definitely Depresses Me

    I'm a fairly optimistic person. I have my mopey periods, but I always bounce back. However, when winter settles in I begin spiraling into this pathetic, hopeless, miserable descent. I like the snow and all...but the reality is that it's COLD, you can't stay out for very long, and...
    cherryxblossom cherryxblossom 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 27, 2010

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    Icebox

    Lordy! BRRRR! It rains for days, then a deep freeze. Everything in damp, cold. Yeah, I am complaining.
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 14, 2013

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    I Hate It

    I hate cold. I can't stand the grey. Trees depress me when they don't have leaves on them. I miss the sunlight. I miss being able to go outside with bare legs. I hate the shivering. I hate that between the end of October and the beginning of March, I'm never ever truly warm. I'm...
    TheRealJade TheRealJade 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 20, 2011

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    No More Snow For Me

    The anticipation of a life changing move really seems to get the mind engaged. I am very close now to leaving the home state. I find myself falling into daydreams throughout the day now in regards to the move. I dream of greener pastures and vast oceans with sparkling ripples...
    flipperdiver flipperdiver 36-40, M Aug 11, 2013

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    I Don't Think, I Know

    Sometimes I hate living in Sweden.. I mean I love the warmth that comes in the spring and the bright summer nights and the beautiful colors of the autumn.. but I can't take the winter. And it is so long too... from the middle of October when it starts to get colder and we have...
    Faraklin Faraklin 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 1, 2010

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    Countdown

    45 more days till spring! Lord have mercy! No more shivering! Colors will appear. I am ready and waiting. . . .
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 8 Responses Feb 3, 2011

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    Especially Long Winters, But Also Rainy Days Bring Me Down

    If it's a long winter like I've had before in Belgium, it's getting really depressing, though it was already depressing when it started. I also feel quite down when it's raining all day long and it's very cloudy outside and dark inside.. yuck.. I really don't like it. But...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 1, 2010

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    Winter

    Winter does depress me as I have SAD, seasonal affective disorder.
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 13, 2011

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    I Know It Depresses Me

    I feel like five miles of bad road. 
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2011

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    Winter Depresses Me

    Winter depresses me,I know,Need a lift,Know what I'll do,Take a Vacation,Come back refreshed,Lifted,Ready to go again.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 2, 2012

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    I

    I have to get out of Minnesota before another winter.  I honestly don't think I could handle another winter in my life.  Another cold, long winter in Minnesota.   :( Just thinking about it gets me sad again.  *sigh* 
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 25, 2010

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    Tis The Season ....

    Winter has always depressed me. But this winter is a welcome change! Ahhh.... I need this down time to energize myself. We all change with the seasons, I know this. I am such a hyper soul that it has always been hard on me to sit still. I get bored easily. Not this time. This...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2012

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    im losing it but in winter im always busy and always on the go with stuff and now it seems so boring......and in winter its the opposite
    celine211 celine211 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    After a mug of good strong coffee, I can face winter. Outside, with the dew now crisp, Í think of farming and farmers. Controlling the crop, permanently looking for solutions. My...
    handeman handeman 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    I actually enjoy all the seasons but winter lands on me in a big way. My home is way off the beaten path and winter can come very early. South Dakota got walloped last October and...
    EdwardTeach EdwardTeach 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Although winter is my favorite, in all honesty, I love every season. I love to see the transition from one season to another. Spring is like a wild little sister. The sibling...
    LovelyLadyJ LovelyLadyJ 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Winter is actually great right up until December 26th. After that the highlights are hard to come by. However, during the winters when I've had the time and money to ski a lot, I...
    SynapticSpark SynapticSpark 41-45, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I think it's happening. That familiar rise. I'm sleeping less and less. Starting new projects. Saying yes to everything. Thinking I should start my own business. Drawing...
    UpsideOut UpsideOut 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I'm definitely a thinker. I constantly think. Sometimes good, many times not so good. I think about my past, my present, my future. Sometimes it can be impossible to turn it off.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 40 mins ago

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    It's terrible. It gets so cold at winter time here in the UK. It's freezing. You shiver so much and you'de do anything to go back to your bed.
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    1. Christmas! 2. My birthday (December 18th) 3. The snow 4. The fact it gets dark way earlier 5. The cold 6. Running to my next class across campus with my friends cause it's so...
    CrownedWithLaurel CrownedWithLaurel 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    It was last year in winter. We hit black ice nd fliped nd slide a bit. I came out with just a cut on my hand
    sammymtf sammymtf 31-35, T 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I know this sinking feeling anywhere. It's happening again. I've been depressed most of my teenage years. I have plenty of ups, but there are always downs that follow close behind...
    LettersToTheSky LettersToTheSky 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I think of this all the time. After reading "50 Shades" and many more related story's my wife told me she'd like to be submissive. So, I started boning up on Dom material. We've...
    Kandainnc Kandainnc 41-45 5 Responses Jun 29

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    There is life in death. I definitely believe that there is life in death. In a literal sense, a metaphorical sense, and obviously for some people a spiritual sense. When someone...
    IamMorbid IamMorbid 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    Bonfires in the winter and craft beer
    dds44 dds44 18-21, M a week ago

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    It started with me getting these high pitch squeals. Like a surge up my spine and unless I concentrated hard, it would come out. Usually when I was most peaceful it would suddenly...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am from Michigan and we are one of the fattest states in the nation. I am proud of that. No matter where you go you will encounter chubby/fat people whether its at the grocery...
    ilovefatforsomereason ilovefatforsomereason 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Black and white selfie at 3 am. What do you think?
    HaleyP HaleyP 18-21, F 9 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Let me know what you think
    t1dus10 t1dus10 22-25, M 5 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I am a 28 year old male, now that we have that out of the way I guess we can move onto the root of whatever I have told myself over is my problem. I hate what I have become a...
    Hughnin Hughnin 26-30, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I used to think I was super ugly... How do I look to yo?
    ThatOneLoneWolf ThatOneLoneWolf 13-15, F 4 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I really want to die I am a failure I'm a no good according to my dad Not good in studies ,sports and my friends think I'm a trust fund bady I just want end my life and hoping...
    chiragvijay chiragvijay 18-21, M 30 mins ago

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    Does anyone else with depression or ADHD have that problem with their family? Like they think "OK well you're on meds now so you should suddenly be your old happy, productive self...
    CaptainXeno CaptainXeno 31-35, F Jun 25

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    Thinkaholic!I wonder how far we could go if we didn't stop and think? Who do you think get further in life? People who overthink or people who don't give a thought?A lot of...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    37. When people just want to save and to save and save and don't want to spend anything. 38. When people don't use any capital letters or full stops or commas in their work. 39...
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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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...
    lela201465 lela201465 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    For starters, I am a 23 year old female, who weighs 117 lbs and about 5'2. I am a college student and mom to 2 boys ages 2 &3. I am in school to be a middle grades math teacher. I...
    hs0964 hs0964 22-25, F Jun 24

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    I know what your probably thinking.. There is no way a teacher can like me more then a student.. But I think he does. First things first he stares at me 24/7! I see him everyday of...
    xsecretsx xsecretsx 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 25

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    I don't know why, but i think about cheating on my husband all the time. I am 21, we have been married for about 2 and a half years now, together for 4 and my husband is the only...
    70f0rmul4 70f0rmul4 18-21, F 13 Responses Jun 26

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    I haven't heard from her in over a year. It seemed like I had forgotten her over that long period of time. But then out of the blue I get this message from her saying that she...
    YouDaOne23 YouDaOne23 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I am so lonely that is hurts so much. I spend most of my days non stop crying to the point I am sick from stress, my panic attacks come up, anxiety, and I end up crashing asleep...
    Boadicea1 Boadicea1 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I startes thinking too much when i was 17 an came across dating long distance. Im insecure about my image so i always thought why would she like me if i didnt like me? Whenever it...
    troubledB troubledB 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 29

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    i really don't think that i understand girls any more nor do i think that the ones i dated really understood what they really wanted so it was like a hopeless situation and a huge...
    alaacrot alaacrot 18-21, M Jun 29

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    I am not married but coz I am just 18 but I think wife should not be beautiful becoz most of the beautiful women are not good from heart and the main think not faithful that's why...
    Popobandar Popobandar 18-21, M Jun 29

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    Sometimes as a passing thought. Other days it's all I can think of. There will always be times I'll think about you more often, and right now is one of those times. Your date draws...
    alexwolfe alexwolfe 26-30, F Jun 30

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    I'm 17 and I've never dated someone younger than me. What I've always thought that younger guys have less maturity than older guys, but that isn't always the case. While older...
    nottheaveragegirl nottheaveragegirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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