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I Used to Be Depressed and Still Get Depressed Sometimes

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    I'm okay right now (meaning today.

    .. I can never predict how I will be tomorrow), but my friend from school (who I at the time had a thing for) found out of my depression (long story).. so I was hoping that maybe he would take it okay and not be weirded out, because I mean I just thought that maybe he might be...
    fragilegirl6 fragilegirl6 13-15, F Apr 20

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    Not in the way that i will go "Pzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzttt - Space ship incoming. Man all battle stations". Etc :D. Laying on my bedroom floor or under the bed, running thru the living...
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    My mind is racing, it's buzzing. I can't clear it. It makes my head hurt, so I cry. I don't like to cry so I try and stop myself. I guess I'm overwhelmed. Thoughts of School...
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    It was easier to start than to stop, that much is true. I still sometimes find comfort in knowing that someday, I will die. We all will. No one will be forced to cope with this...
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    I'm twenty years old. Female. Born and raised Italian, but recently transplanted into the UK. I've been depressed since as far as I can remember. Not clinically, though, just a...
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    A beautiful tale for adults who wander and dream . The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams HERE was once a velveteen rabbit, and in the beginning he was really splendid. He was...
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    It’s weird to think how my life has changed so much just within a very short period of time. When I first started college, I wanted to get away from home. I’m not the biggest...
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    Occasionally, I’ll suffer a “temporary” depression--usually at night when I’m alone in my room—because I’m lonely & not satisfied with my life (I’m 28). Almost...
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    I battle depression and something people who don't have depression seem to be incapable of understanding at times is that sometimes I have no idea why I am sad. Everything in my...
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    I don't know why I get depressed. Sometimes I'll just be sitting there and get super depressed for absolutely no reason...and I have no idea why. I wish I wasn't depressed because...
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    1st• I am partially incontinent; I wear them and I accidentally wet usually in asthma season of when I have allergies. I also wet when I am very sick or depressed. I rarely have...
    heyimalive heyimalive 18-21, T 1 Response Apr 27

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    I used to be that strong woman. I don’t know what is going on with me now, I feel so empty sometimes, and I feel so alone. I wish one day I can meet someone who love me, care...
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    I am depressed. I used to be extremely depressed way back. It felt awful, of course. Everyday, I'd feel like my emotions were dead or not functioning properly. All I could really...
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    My whole life was from all happiness to all this darkness and sadness. My family and I don't get alone so well. Even my friends I don't get alone well. I just feel sad. I get hurt...
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    I keep getting depressed a lot more lately... Sometimes I really don't know why either. Like for the past 4 hours I've been depressed for absolutely no reason. Maybe it's because...
    brooketheunicorn brooketheunicorn 13-15, F 1 Response May 14

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    My brother shot himself in the head Sunday morning ,, 1 week from getting the news His Ex wife and Mother of his only child had died from cancer ,,she is now an Orphan ,,not alone...
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    There it is again, that feeling. Its creeping in, taking a hold of me. Soon there will be little of me left. I do what i can, I struggle, I fail. What use is it to struggle when...
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    No matter how hard I try to get my life pieced together, there's always something she can suggest which my depressed and self pitying mind just couldn't find the motivation to do...
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    Most mornings I wake to the stillness. I sit and feel my solitary, quietly beating heart, distinctly separate. Detached. The world feels murky, uncertain, burdensome. I can feel...
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    It's a weird thing that I have... I used to be very social, and still am to a certain extent. I associate with people at school and such, but these days I never feel like talking...
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    i am secretly depressed, well at least i think i am, i have felt this way for around 5 years and no one knows. no one not even my parents, i made sure they would never find out...
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    I'm tired of being ignored, some days it doesn't bother me I just go off and enjoy what I like to do but then there's days where having adult interaction would be really great. I'm...
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    Well...Yesterday I had a ****** *** day. I'm just gonna say it here since there's a big chance no one will ever read this but I've been depressed since I was 12, I've got no reason...
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    I used to cut a lot but I went to treatment for over a year. Now I am 18 months clean from cutting. I'm proud but I still miss it sometimes.
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    I don't know what's wrong with me.... I talk to people, but I still feel lonely, bored and depressed. Is there a difference between simply talking to people and having a true...
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