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I Want to Talk About the Myths About Depression

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 42 People

    You Won't Lose Yourself

    One of the things that many (including myself) think of, when approaching the idea of being depression free, is losing themselves. The edge of what makes them feel, care for others, even their abilities in their writing. It's all a myth. ;-) I have lived with depression, since...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Oct 5, 2009

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    I Battled Depression.

    I was a happy child with a happy go lucky teenage life and considered myself a successful  young adult. I graduated and held a respectable job. I have a place in the society and in short, I have a life. One day something happened. I was very traumatised by it. I...
    muchasgracias muchasgracias 31-35 15 Responses Oct 6, 2009

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    Not Sure If It's Been Said too Often Before, Or Not.

    I was watching a movie about depression and suicide last week. There was one thing that seemed very important to me. Don't ever say "Pull yourself together!" or "Just try hard enough!" and similar phrases to anyone stuck in a depression. It implies, that...
    MsIndievidual MsIndievidual 18-21, F 11 Responses Oct 5, 2009

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    I hate when people say: "Not talking about it isn't going to make it go away." My response? "Yeah, and talking about it will?" I don't think so, and it's not gonna make me feel any...
    SonofDarkness SonofDarkness 22-25, M Nov 15

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    It wasn't *that* bad really...nothing I haven't heard before and nothing that I don't acknowledge myself already. But...still kinda sucks. Tonight at work I was sitting at a desk...
    SpilledSecrets SpilledSecrets 22-25, F Oct 29

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    I'm not interested in talking about the death of a man who appeared to have attacked a cop shortly after committing a strong arm robbery of a convienience store. I feel like the...
    bagel54 bagel54 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Its like I want to talk about them but at the same time, I just feel like I am bothering the person talking about them -_- but when I talk about them it makes me happy too. Mixed...
    imgivingupnow imgivingupnow 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    Damn it I don't want to fight. ..... I'm so tired of fighting. .... every time someone mentions her I get so angry because no one is worthy of talking about her to me. I don't...
    pikapup17 pikapup17 18-21 Nov 14

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    Damn it I don't want to fight. ..... I'm so tired of fighting. .... every time someone mentions her I get so angry because no one is worthy of talking about her to me. I don't...
    pikapup17 pikapup17 18-21 Nov 14

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    I felt kind of bad of telling my church counselor yesterday " I don't want to talk about it right now" . I think she kind of took it the wrong way but I don't know . When I have to...
    Heyitsjalenn Heyitsjalenn 13-15, F Nov 17

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    It´s a recent thing... though I like to talk about emotions and thoughts, when it comes to feelings I´ve found out some people would ask and encourage me to talk to them about my...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I hate talking about my feelings because i feel like a burden to others. I'm more of a listener than a talker, but the times that I'm a talker, no ones a listener.
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    I hate talking about my feelings face to face. I'm fine through text but I just can't do it in person. It's so uncomfortable and awkward. Not to mention hard. How can I explain how...
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F 7 Responses Nov 6

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    I like to talk about real things with people, I wanna know the interesting things… the deep facts about you that no one else knows, the things that make you happy, do the fun...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 16-17, F Nov 12

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    I love hearing about it, reading about it, writing about it. Sex and everything about sex is amazing. It makes me wet just thinking about it. I'm a sex addict, I can never get...
    YoungForeverr YoungForeverr 22-25, F a week ago

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    My parents and brother flew in for Thanksgiving. It's the first time we've all been back together since my accident two years ago. At the airport, my father looked disappointed...
    Triscuitan Triscuitan 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    ATTENTION MEMBERS if weneedtotalk1 contacts you. BAN AND BLOCK him hes going thru peoples contacts and tells them he and other people have talked about you. ITS A BLUF. get rid of...
    christlerscott christlerscott 56-60, M 3 Responses Oct 27

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    It is terrible when you are forced to sit and talk about your thoughts/emotions like an interrogation.
    xyzz4730 xyzz4730 18-21, F Oct 31

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    People say that talking about your feelings makes everything better, but why do I feel worse then? All the feelings, which were locked out by my inner walls break through and make...
    raccoon0810 raccoon0810 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    Well, I don't hate talking about my feelings but they're hard to express and it just makes me frustrated.
    anonymoussouthernbabe anonymoussouthernbabe 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 1

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    Smoke may be described as a visible suspension being in a neutral state which only moves to a direction where the wind empowers it.The smoker?May we safely refer it as the creator...
    VanTienHoven VanTienHoven 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 5

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    I hate talking about them but at the same time I love it. It just feels amazing to vent but I usually don't like to. That's just me lol.
    XxDorkyBoyxX XxDorkyBoyxX 18-21, M Nov 8

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    I love debates with people who don't have the same opinions as me. I'm national conservative in Sweden and would love to talk about anything in politics, even with people who has...
    Hajhaj01 Hajhaj01 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    This was not written by me but I think it's worth a share: What I witnessed via social media last night made my heart hurt. I’m not sure I could’ve handled even being in a city...
    TheTonesss TheTonesss 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Do you ever laugh? Do you ever smile? What is it like for you? My depression might just be a mild version, nothing like how it used to be years ago, but with certain people I can...
    nomadventurist nomadventurist 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 15

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    I asked a question a few weeks ago about dealing with a situation... I ended up in bed with the best friend of the actual guy I liked. He was away and it was a party and I was...
    LionPrincess03 LionPrincess03 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Talk to me about dressing up or talk to me about what i should wear next time
    cdux cdux 18-21, M Nov 16

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    I hate talking in person about things that are bothering me. Probably because I really don't like crying in front of most people. I have a much easier time talking online with...
    RestlessDreamer22 RestlessDreamer22 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Don't know why people are always surprised about the government and their bad decisions, it's been going downhill for ages and when you value the things that don't matter this is...
    lostCake lostCake 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 30

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    Any girls wanna talk?? Only girls please!
    bisexual2727 bisexual2727 16-17, F Nov 7

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    Operation Ominous, er - I mean Onymous Stories about the Silk Road takedowns are fascinating ... not because they are about black market drug bazaars and millions of dollars worth...
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    No one knows this (and many other things), But i have this fantasy of running away. I am tied to where i am with love for my family and the people here, and they will never let...
    chocolatecurlz chocolatecurlz 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 17

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    I want to know what is your point of view about it. Im uncircumcised and I'm thinking seriously about get circumcised just cause many woman prefer cut men. What you think about...
    Jardonx Jardonx 26-30, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I want you to tell me what ud do while I rub
    shannon1502 shannon1502 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 27

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    Oh god oh god oh god, so the boy in my last post, the one I said I love? Well he wants to see my account now. I don't want him to know that at all. If I had said it a few months...
    Em518 Em518 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    I'm scared to have sex. Sure I've done some stuff, but I've never had sex. Never have let it go all the way through. I'm freaked out about it. I'm 21 and I'm scared. I'm scared to...
    LionPrincess03 LionPrincess03 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    People say that it is part of human nature to sin, and they say it in a religious way, but then they go to say we must accept it and love that about each other, and I just look at...
    lordbuttfucker lordbuttfucker 16-17, M 3 Responses Nov 13

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    It seems like nowadays we don't resist temptation anymore. And then we end up blaming others because they tempted us, but we chose to do it without being forced. We don't resist...
    lordbuttfucker lordbuttfucker 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 13

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    I'm going to be a *****. I dont care about this I'm sorry I'm just cold minded for this stuff.
    alexjohnson28 alexjohnson28 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My joints specially my knees and wrists get really painful sometimes, specially in the mornings. (Arthritis sucks) but I hate telling people when I am in pain so I just try to...
    RealProject RealProject 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 31

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    As Sokka would say: BOO! NO TALKING!!
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    I'm looking for a tickle talk partner. Someone who is honest, detailed, and willing to exchange feet pics with myself. Can be male or female, but you must good looking feet and a...
    FalloutThreeGeniuskotor FalloutThreeGeniuskotor 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 4

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    My ex and I work together. He's married now and time has pasted us on. Although I catch him staring at me when I'm not directly looking at him. When I catch him he gets awkward and...
    wittywitty wittywitty 26-30, F Nov 12

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    I want to let it out but I can't.
    simmer923 simmer923 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 16

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    I don't like bugging people with my feelings, plus I always worry about others first
    metalchick18 metalchick18 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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