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I Used to Be Depressed and Still Get Depressed Sometimes

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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 1 day ago

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    It's strange to come back to this website 2 almost 3 years later, and realize I'm in the same boat I left in. Still cutting, still depressed, still wasting my life. The only thing...
    Lynnboatright Lynnboatright 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    Pretty much, yeah. I hide it a lot because with being gender queer I feel like I need to seem tough and prove that I am in fact partially male, but if you get past my tougher...
    Kyedye Kyedye 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    The stars look a little duller and I've forgotten the look of the sky. I can't recall my last sunset, I don't know why I even try. It's been a while and I can't remember the month...
    yourwhiterose yourwhiterose 13-15, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    The Unfinished Story We both met each other back in college, which was like 12yrs ago. It was not at all love at first sight. I didn't like him at all initially. He was the most...
    desiredangel desiredangel 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    My weekend is ruined, my only joy, now i am depressed.
    Nobunaga88 Nobunaga88 26-30, M 4 Responses 4 hrs 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 1 day ago

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    I never have any energy. I'm like a zombie. I feel lifeless. I basically live in my bed and have for 6 - 7 years. It's hard for me to do small and necessary tasks. My motivation is...
    cutemuffin524 cutemuffin524 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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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 used to be a good and sincere guy. But then bullying and emotional home violence and then continued failure broke me. Now I don't have anybody to share how I feel. I need dire...
    anshul2gaikwad anshul2gaikwad 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I used to be happy. And I used to be at a normal weight of about 140lbs. And I had a lot of friends and I was motivated. But now I'm depressed and exhausted and I weigh 300lbs and...
    Thatonegreyeyedgirl Thatonegreyeyedgirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 19

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    So this is going to be somewhat of a long story.. But I need to share with someone. Maybe sharing it will help me figure out where my heart lies. My ex an I broke up about 2 years...
    StephanieLynne1125 StephanieLynne1125 22-25, F Feb 6

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    Things improved for a while since I got a part time job at the YMCA. But it's been about 3 weeks now and the novelty is wearing off. I still have nearly no friends who regularly...
    NicoNever NicoNever 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Today was my 17th birthday and just like last year, I did nothing on my bday, I was sad I didn't hangout with anyone and I was home with my family. I got presents and I'm grateful...
    itscarolina27 itscarolina27 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I'm just all of the above and then it's heightened by my overactive mind. My main crush doesn't like me back and I know cuz I told him. He's not into guys, but he has an over...
    NobodyLove NobodyLove 18-21, M Feb 11

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    Tell her I still love her too, sometimes more than I can bare! That I think of her EVERY single day that goes by and that I miss her so much that sometimes I just can't concentrate...
    madesomemistakes madesomemistakes 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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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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    I’m not sure how to start this and if someone will ever read this, but I need to get it off my chest. My name is Anna, I am 18 years old and I've been suffering from depression...
    azarr azarr 18-21, F 7 Responses Feb 1

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    By sometimes, I mean all times. When at work though I can act and pretend i'm cool. It's kinda my superpower
    MattTea MattTea 26-30, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    sometimes I can't be bothered to get dressed and just stay in my p jays
    sonalichaggar2003 sonalichaggar2003 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I don’t know what I am doing with my life anymore. Where to start with what sucks most, I am not sure. Right now I can not pinpoint the root cause of my unhappiness but it seems...
    unknown0605 unknown0605 22-25, F Feb 10

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    People used to always say I was "innocent" and "a good guy" but after the last 3 years I think I've kinda changed my outward appearance to this "bad boyish thing" lol I never drank...
    TedInstead TedInstead 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 15

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    Perhaps this is the prefect title. I truly do feel like a bad person. The fact that my past is now my present.. Going nowhere fast. Stuck at a crossroad not knowing which way to...
    Beanbella Beanbella 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 16

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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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    It's been like that for so long now that I literally have no more emotion, no joke, I feel like an empty shell all the time, but the thing is its like a defense mechanism. If you...
    Aphrodite14 Aphrodite14 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    We don't have enough sex and I'm the one that instigates it 98% of the time and I'm sick of it. We've had this fight many times and still nothing changes. I'm going to see just how...
    cicisays13 cicisays13 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    It's been a long time since I've made a post on this website. I used to vent and express myself here quite a bit in an attempt to feel better, despite knowing that it wouldn't help...
    KnightOfJustice KnightOfJustice 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 4

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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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    I don't have any friends or close family. I do have a live in boyfriend of a year and a half... But even so sometimes I still just feel so alone. My mom and grandmother have...
    thereallittlemermaid thereallittlemermaid 22-25, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Time's passage astonishes me. It's not so much a progression as it is something that just keeps getting swiped out from under me. Or, sometimes, I just am astonished at how I'm...
    Ewoo Ewoo 16-17 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel used, people whom i love most make use of me then they discard me. I live with people who give more importance to outsiders than family. I live in a such a family where each...
    preeti2012 preeti2012 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    Sometimes i feel like i shouldnt be allowed to call myself depressed because so many people have it worse
    Xychorite Xychorite 16-17, M Feb 8

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    I feel different sometimes like I'm not the real me. The real me loves life and going out and helping people. The real me loves running, boxing and lifting weights.the real me is...
    Thefightingangel Thefightingangel 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I'm so different from who I was last summer. I am really pursuing a relationship with God like never before. I used to just live life day by day, mildly concerned at the very real...
    1forHIM 1forHIM 22-25, F Jan 30

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    Sometimes it's hard seeing girls I used to work with.... not that I don't love them or I don't love the time that I put in at the club we worked at together (cage dancing) because...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    I Miss The Relationship i have with my mother , I miss the memories we had before she meet him. I hate it when i see him trying to get her to forget what happened. And sometimes i...
    KaitlinDwan KaitlinDwan 13-15, F Jan 29

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    I hate myself sometimes and that sometimes is now. When I look in the mirror, all I see is a weak, ugly, insecure, talentless, pathetic little girl. I have too many flaws to be...
    crumblingcookies crumblingcookies 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    I have been suffering from depression since as long as i can remember, and one thing i have learned is that you cant beat depression, you can only survive it. i feel aweful all the...
    depressed399 depressed399 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    Sometimes you feel so low that feeling happy feels a long way up. Sometimes your escape hatch released before you got a chance to use it... I spent the night researching how I'm...
    friendlygent friendlygent 26-30, M Feb 10

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    "You have to forget it." "You can't freak out that badly." "It scares people. They get worried about you." I'm sorry that it's on my mind. I'm sorry that I can't control when I...
    terrywill15 terrywill15 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I’m a college freshman, and I can easily say that these first few months of my new life have been unbearable. My boyfriend and I dated for a year, and he was my best friend...
    lalarose lalarose 18-21, F Feb 1

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    It's a difficult balance for me to maintain. Through a mixture of my personality, my appearance, my seemingly random use of language, the snippets of my knowledge that I use with...
    LostInCode LostInCode 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 2

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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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    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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    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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