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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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    I used to be happy and cheerful about 6 years back. 2 years later, i became quiet and reclusive and distant from most people and my family sometimes. It got worst and worst as time...
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    I begged and prayed all my life for God to be there for me and he just ignored me. I was constantly bullied and ridiculed at my private middle school. I thought entering high...
    xRockGlossPrincessx xRockGlossPrincessx 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 29

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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...
    rachelharperr rachelharperr 13-15, F Jul 6

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    Why is it all I am is the worlds punching bag?!?! I feel lik everyone I knows just used me for what they can get from me and even have the nerve to call it "love" it's **** like...
    rocknangel rocknangel 26-30, F 1 Response 1 hr 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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    So I've asked my boyfriend for sex 12 times, anal 18 and asked if I could give him a blow job 13 times over the last 3 days and still isn't "in the mood". Maybe I'm just not...
    LittleBeelzebub LittleBeelzebub 18-21, F 6 Responses 4 hrs ago

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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 semi used to be happy. I used to laugh with my friends but now I shut them out. I once could smile for no reason but a true smile has only crossed my lips when I thought I was...
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    I don't know if I am depressed or not, I think depressed people are likely to be more devastated while I still have some strength left in me, or maybe I am just too strong as I...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 28

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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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    RedScythe RedScythe 22-25, M Jul 14

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    I don't know whether I'm just moody or if I'm actually depressed. I don't feel like this all the time. When I'm distracting myself through books, TV or conversation, I'm fine. But...
    shafaz shafaz 18-21 Jun 27

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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...
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    Lately I’ve been having an intense desire to try out cross-dressing. I’ve had the urge off and on throughout my life prior to that but never was it this strong. I’ve been...
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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...
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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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    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...
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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 don't talk to my parents and to a brother of mine. I haven't talked to my dad for more than a year, after he did something really crazy after drinking. I haven't talked to my...
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    June 29. God's Will. God's will most often happens in spite of us, not because of us. We may try to second guess what God has in mind for us, looking, searching, hypervigilant to...
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    I've gotten really depressed over the past year and I used to be that girl who people know of as outgoing, confident, happy, and funny. I still can be outgoing and I fake my...
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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...
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    catbradley catbradley 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jun 30

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    I've taken a big decision in my life: after 6 years living in Europe, I decided to go back to my homeland, with my husband, who is a very true European. I've got myself some nice...
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    I feel depressed off and on constantly. I'm 16 and this started around this past December. I am lonely. It's not like I have no friends, but I go on social media and see all these...
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    I'm depressed angry and lonely, I'm so pissed off I hurt people around me which makes me sad because I hate hurting people and I'm lonely cuz I stay away from people so I don't...
    Ghost21z Ghost21z 13-15, M Jul 6

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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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