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I Used to Be Depressed and Still Get Depressed Sometimes

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    When I was depressed I used to run away from things to avoid them but found that didn't work.  Took some meds and that didn't work so am back to feeling on top of the world sometimes and others, not so hot.  Not bipolar so no med that will actually do the right thing...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M May 11, 2008

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    Picked up the paper it was more bad news. My hearts been broken. People being used. I'm half alive, but I feel mostly dead.
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    I cant really say used to. Im still recovering and am only around 12-14 weeks clean. I just really wish I had someone to talk to about this stuff. That maybe recovering would be...
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    I don't want to remember the past. I wish that I could live in the moment and not have all my hash memories to hold me back in daily activities. I have so much to be grateful for...
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    From the beginning of this year I knew I had my work cut out for me. But I didn't know how hard it would truly be. I go to a Private school, we have a small amount of students at...
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    In spite of how cruel this world can be, there are certainly truly kind people you can find. When you find them, keep them around you. Keep yourself surrounded with people who have...
    ziwen ziwen 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    I'm not sure if I'm just feeling depressed or If I actually am. But I just need to write my feelings and thoughts right now because I can express myself on here and ONLY here...
    Faithlovee Faithlovee 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    it hits me at the most random times lately, i guess depression isn't made to come when convenient, it just happens. i feel so guilty this time around though, because everything in...
    daydreamer27 daydreamer27 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I dont want to do anything. Cant even work up the energy to shower, clean, watch tv, take a walk, go anywhere. I just feel like a lifeless blob. I am constantly thinking and...
    akrysrose akrysrose 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I am (technically) a Christian. I believed in god until the age of 11. Everything began to mess up from then forward. The first time I cut myself, the first time I misbehaved, the...
    Jas4001 Jas4001 18-21, F Jul 9

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    I've had periods in life where I would have deep connections/conversations with good friends, girlfriends, relatives, and feel absolutely confident and social. However I would...
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    To be honest I'm still hurt. My ex moved 24 hours away! He didn't even say goodbye to me and he didnt even spend one day with me at all. He just stopped loving me I guess. He...
    Zozolove Zozolove 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    USED TO anyway. I don't want to be one of those people who claim mental issues but don't really have any, but about 5 years ago, I think I did have something going on in my head...
    almaera almaera 18-21, F Jul 2

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    It's hard to say what life is all about any more. I've just started my MSc. in Mechanical Engineering and sometimes wonder if I made the right choices. Of course everyone has a...
    RedScythe RedScythe 22-25, M Jul 14

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    Lol did you ask GOD for help? Did you ever truly come to GOD? You guys complain he hasn't done anything for you and didn't even try. Your a human. Do you know what a fallen angel...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 18-21, F Jul 2

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    Sisters by Choice my dear sister by choice you have remained besides me for all these years through good times and through the worse we traveled through life standing hand in...
    WinterWisper WinterWisper 22-25 Jul 5

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    I used to be more social. I used to be happy. Then I got married to him. Everything was fine at first, but then his true colors started to show. I'm torn, broken, depressed. The...
    purpleribbongirl purpleribbongirl 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 23

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    honestly what is there to say but I'm depressed i wake up depressed go to sleep depressed i cry myself to sleep i can give other people advice but i can't take my own advice! i...
    breebreet breebreet 13-15, F Jul 4

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    Waves, coming and going back to the ocean, sometimes my emotions are like that like it will kill me by worrying me that much and sometimes i don't care at all about anything.
    visibleme visibleme 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I have been depressed for almost a year now following the breakup of a long relationship. As if the breakup wasn't bad enough, I started losing people who were close to me. I did...
    ems350z ems350z 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I feel down. Something has sucked my energy out of my body, and my mind is empty. I can’t focus on work, feel like coming back home and sleeping for long time after taking...
    Forouzan Forouzan 36-40, F Jul 5

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    I am miserable in my life a lot of the time. I have been with my husband for 23.5 years. We have been married for 22 years. When we married, I was 17 and he was 20. We have 3...
    sadgal35 sadgal35 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I am madly in love with a guy who lead me on and used me. I know he did this but I still love him so much. I'm severely depressed. Please if anyone can message me and help me and...
    Alovingheart7437 Alovingheart7437 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I have never felt worse about myself, so I came on here. I just want someone to hear me. Anyway, this is what happened. I am a tall, awkward shy girl. I am very nice and loving. I...
    dancekatie93 dancekatie93 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 20

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    I'm 13 about to be 14, and I'm always unhappy and depressed. I don't really understand why because I dont have that bad of a life. I mean my familys not exactly the Bradys but I...
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    Self-care with Family Members. July 15. "I was thirty five years old the first time I spoke up to my mother and refused to buy into her games and manipulation. I was terribly...
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    I wonder what depression is? I don't know actually what is depression? or why how it happens to a person? for they are unhappy in life? for they are having hard time in life? what...
    satyr1007 satyr1007 26-30, M 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I used to be happy ,nice and caring. I'm still nice but I have mood swings too much now. I would go out everyday but now I just don't want to go out for anything I'm always crying...
    stephanyee stephanyee 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    so theres this girl that use to be in my group, ill name her allie (not her real name). any who on her birthday party she was super happy, but she invited a girl she liked who was...
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    I'm a flaky person - a chameleon, sort of like Lindsey Lee Wells in An Abundance of Katherines. I change who I am based on who I'm with. Or at least I have. When I entered high...
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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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    My friends and family know I've got depression, but even so, I feel like telling them didn't make any difference. I was already very negative to begin with, but even that feels...
    Sourminds Sourminds 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    I'm so sad, and tired all the time. I'm tired of being depressed I think of taking my own life almost everyday.😔 when I'm with my family I smile because we're going through hard...
    depressedliving depressedliving 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Hi, Im the type of girl who has absolutely no care in the world so it seems, but inside I'm so broken. People look at me and they see exactly what I show them. I show them my smile...
    believebeautiful believebeautiful 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I am 21, train 5-7 days a week, well travelled, attractive i have been led to Believe. I am extremely strong and fit. Despite all this, i am extremely depressed. My dad is a...
    pr1m3 pr1m3 18-21, M Jul 16

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    Dont ask me why i am depressed, the answer wouldnt tell anything. Nobody understands me. I live for others, work like a freak for my family and i dont even have romantic love! I...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F Jul 23

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    Yesterday my boyfriend left the city to go holidays... He will be away for like 2 weeks... I had promised my self to party these weeks, and go out and meet new people and blah blah...
    evgeniaEv evgeniaEv 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Am I depressed? Lately since summer started I've isolated myself from everyone, I'm only 16 and since I moved to a house which is far from everything I would say, I've been here...
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