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I Used to Be Depressed and Still Get Depressed Sometimes

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    I get depressed at times and don't know why and my parents add to that depression. Especially my mom, all she does is ***** at me for smoking weed and make me feel bad about it yet...
    kayceebby kayceebby 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I have changed so much in the last 2 years, it's sometimes hard to believe. Once upon a time, I was the happiest woman in the world. I had the perfect man, a good job, school, etc...
    DarkDesires019 DarkDesires019 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    What does being lonely mean? Well to me it's being by yourself With no one, no physical contact that we all crave, no one to say how much they missed you today no one remembering...
    JustBeYourSelff JustBeYourSelff 22-25, M Mar 13

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    I think I am depressed. I am 16 years old and gosh do I feel like life is dragging on forever but also flying past my eyes. It all started last year. My family moved to...
    Rubyalexander Rubyalexander 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 11

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    So for the last few months my husband has been severely depressed. I've been on his side before, but never let others know about it. Plus it was way before him and I met. Not that...
    SecretScorpio12 SecretScorpio12 22-25, F Mar 3

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    If i told you my little reason as to why i am still a virgin then keep it between you and me. If not, know that i chose to be a virgin until now and i am picky as to whom i lose it...
    selena25 selena25 18-21, F 7 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I don't FEEL depressed necessarily....but I've haven't been going to class. Sometimes I don't do any of my homework and never leave my dorm. Sometimes I can't get out of bed...
    inspirefyre inspirefyre 18-21, F Mar 18

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    I just started unintentionally thinking about some of the unpleasant things my siblings and I went through as children. We were all abused by close family members physically...
    AaronH96 AaronH96 18-21, F Mar 14

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    I think I might be depressed. I have been in a lower mood than ever lately. I am shy, lonely, with no friends. I don't do anything except going to school and studying. I see...
    nowherewego nowherewego 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 9

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    I'm not quite sure how it happened, how I became a loner. During my younger years I was always an extroverted person. You know, the bubbly, random type that didn't care about what...
    Misericordia Misericordia 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    It's been three years since I moved away from where I used to live. I've gotten a lot better but there's still a ways to go. (This is very long so I don't know if anyone will...
    aki98 aki98 16-17, T 4 hrs ago

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    Depression is the worst. Not because of what it feels like, but because I feel more judged as a depressed person. everyday, people say "today is depressing", "I feel so depressed...
    WeArePilots WeArePilots 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I used to be a bright happy but still spoiled little cute kid, but now, I'm not as positive as I used to be, lost a lot of friends and haven't faced the outside world I've always...
    HermioneGlasse HermioneGlasse 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I'm not sure if I'm depressed. I mean I'm not sad, but not exactly happier. I can laugh and joke and smile during the day but sometimes when I'm alone at night i forgot how it...
    KarenDew KarenDew 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    Am 20 years old and lonely and depressed. Am a guy who is meant to have friends am tall handsome am a dancer and am loving to people i meet but i don't have any one. Have been...
    jamie1994 jamie1994 18-21 1 Response Mar 14

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    Whenever I think deeply of this life , how it works and think of people , I always get back to rule #1:- Reality is depressing . and what makes us happy is our imagination or...
    Bash94 Bash94 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    When I was younger, 14/15, I was a person who used to cut on a daily basis. In the beginning it was for attention from a guy. However it started to feel good. It went from that to...
    TheGiverofLove TheGiverofLove 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    The saddest thing about betrayal is, it doesn't come from enemies. I'm exhausted from trying to be stronger then what I feel. The only reason you won't let go of what is making...
    CheerleaderEm CheerleaderEm 18-21, F Mar 1

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    I was a fool for thinking that if I worked hard enough to make it work, we would be together when the reality is that there were warning signs all along. It was I who had to be...
    AltF4 AltF4 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 8

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    I'm having a hard time with my children growing up. They are 14, 17 and 18. All gorgeous and still home. They have become so independent and busy with their lives and it hurts not...
    sue968900 sue968900 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    I've been always lonely I just don't think about it all the time I try to keep my mind busy but sometimes I just can't stop thinking about it. It makes me feel wanna die I even...
    turki2550 turki2550 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 11

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    I'm getting ignored at school everyday and I have no idea why. I try to fit everyone's social requirements for a friend etc yet people still hate me and i don't know why anymore. I...
    fatality500 fatality500 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 11

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    i know what its like to feel like your worth nothing, have no purpose in life, and am never going to have a social life. i used to self harm but luckily i have stopped. i know how...
    that0one0guy7199 that0one0guy7199 22-25, M Mar 16

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    People (teenagers) who think they got it bad, or that they're depressed, so they cut or take pills and try to OD. ******* really? You have no idea what life is. Lemme give you a...
    GreenManley GreenManley 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 11

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    How do you explain to a 5 year old that world isn't as bad as it seems? That not everyone she meets will disregard her feelings? That what she's feeling isn't her fault? That...
    SingToTheSky2298 SingToTheSky2298 16-17, F Mar 1

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    My husband and I have only been married for going on 4 yrs but we have been to together for over 20 yrs. We have had some ups and downs. Seems like more downs than up. I am so...
    beautifullyjaded beautifullyjaded 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    ...but only if I have a strong emotional connection with that person. (If you surprise me, then we are not tethered that way) In a past long distance relationship with quite a...
    blueyedreamer blueyedreamer 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    Sometimes I wonder what I can do that'll make a difference anymore. Sometimes I just wanna be left alone but I fear the consequences of telling people to stop talking to me...
    CindyLEvans CindyLEvans 16-17, F Mar 1

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    It's easy when there's lots of time when I feel nothing at all, it's a new coping mechanism perhaps. I can smile, laugh and joke about anything even what hurts me the most. Why...
    EnvysEnemy EnvysEnemy 22-25, F Mar 3

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    I am not really depressed, I'd like to think I'm not at least. I am just constantly feeling angry at everything. I have a great hard working family. Two gorgeous sisters. I'd like...
    aDesperado aDesperado 18-21, M Mar 5

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    If you are suicidal, please get help if you can't find help within yourself. But, please, do not seek help from your teenage friends, especially if they struggle with their own...
    junipersun21 junipersun21 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    I know i have friends, but we have never hanged out so i feel like i dont. I know i have family, but they have one by one lost my trust so it feels like i dont. I know people...
    Xychorite Xychorite 16-17, M Mar 12

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    I can't sleep. I miss class. I fail my tests. Even the things I'm "good at" I can't do. I feel like I can't make it in my field because when I start to try harder I stop by...
    CaptainBenza CaptainBenza 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    If you have been feeling depressed and you are just tired of it and you want to be in peace, I invite you to surrender the war you have with depression. Our society judges...
    SatsangWithTathina SatsangWithTathina 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 10

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    I've been going through a really rough patch. I lost my job at the beginning of the year. I went on one interview, tried to remain hopeful, kept looking for work but not really...
    WildWoman25 WildWoman25 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    The thing is I like being alone often .... I enjoy myself, but I feel like I don't connect with anyone. People don't get my humor and don't understand me. Even my husband I feel...
    Slackergirl Slackergirl 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    I haven't used any drugs (including medical ones I've gotten prescribed) for some time. Illigal ones I haven't touched in over half a year. Honestly, the "bad" drugs have done...
    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I used to have a group of friends. There were four of us. We went to middle school together and after one of us moved, everything just kind of died between us. As years flew by, we...
    JK7448 JK7448 18-21, F Mar 24

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    I've been in Erasmus last year and this semestre I can't relate to anybody, I don't know what I want, where to go, what to do, I get anxious, depressed, I don't know what to do...
    marihelena marihelena 22-25, F Mar 5

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    Sometimes this place Makes me sick...
    Mysorrow Mysorrow 18-21, M Mar 5

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    I've been dealing with this for over 10 years now, most of this time I have been in a dark hole. It went as far as me losing all hope and even forgetting who I am, who I used to be...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 6

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