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I Want to Talk About the Myths About Depression

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 41 People

    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 14 Responses Oct 6, 2009

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    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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    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 10 Responses Oct 5, 2009

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    Its one of the things i really can't stand. It can be the most hurtful thing. I much rather if you had something to say about me just say it to my face. Because if i find out you...
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    So I did the talk with my teacher today, and oh my god I feel so much more comfortable with him. I went in during lunch yesterday to give him a bag of candy and a card telling him...
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    MatchedWithBlack MatchedWithBlack 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Mostly I look for people who interest me and hold my attention long enough to make me want to try and start a conversation, this conversation could take days or it could be over...
    AAJames AAJames 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    13 facts must be known if you love someone who fights depression 1. Depression is not a choice. Depression is one of the most helpless and frustrating experiences a person can...
    Fo2los Fo2los 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've been in one room of the house and my family are in the room next door and talk badly of me behind my back but nice to my face.
    lupuslupus87 lupuslupus87 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I promised that if I ever got better I would do something to help others in my situation. That was 34 years ago. I am just so happy to be well again. So much time has past that I...
    quickrush quickrush 51-55, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I was walking past two girls and one of them looked at me, then pointed me out to her friend and said: "She looks like the sort of girl who would say 'yeah, I'm fine' if you asked...
    VioletSea VioletSea 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    it's not that I consciously love to talk about myself. I just accidentally do it to much.... I dint even realize it till it becomes a problem.
    derealizationofthemind derealizationofthemind 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Fr0sty373 Fr0sty373 18-21, M Aug 27

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    Hi I'm an American male who really like to tickle girls only. I am looking for a girl who wants to talk about anything tickling related or even other stuff. I really love tickling...
    Fr0sty373 Fr0sty373 18-21, M Aug 27

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    Hi! I am an italian guy who lives in London since one month ago. I'm looking for a ticklish girl who want to be tied up and drive crazy whit a mercyless tickle torture! I want to...
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    Stop referring to your cheating as a "mistake." Simply excusing it as a "mistake." Just STOP. It wasn't a mistake. It was a deliberate decision. You knew it was wrong... But...
    ComplicatedWounded ComplicatedWounded 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I wanna dance to loud music!! xD then I remembered that I'm a young mommy.. lol
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    I'm a very open minded male looking for others that have this in common with me.
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    My daughter may be 7 now, but I don't know everything. I'd love to have a group of moms who I can talk to about being a parent.
    brunettemomof1 brunettemomof1 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    My husband told me that he cheated on me a month before our wedding.. too young to be dealing with such ****. I should never have gotten married so young. I feel trapped.
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    would love to talk with desperate ladies or girls. guys don't response or message you shall not pass and will be blocked.
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    sitting here, holding in 24 oz of sparkling water and peppermint extract. Looking to chat. Anyone else use warm sparkling water? Feels intense going in, difficult to hold!
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    Not really anything exciting about it though. I am a happily married straight woman.
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    I don't share my feelings and most of my opinions, especially to my parents. You know why? Because every time I do, I'm either wrong or just not good enough...
    0KatieKat0 0KatieKat0 18-21, F Aug 16

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    If anyone wants to talk about them... Message me ;)
    brittany05 brittany05 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 14

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    Such as binge drinking and making bad decisions
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    solitarywitchjake solitarywitchjake 18-21, M Aug 12

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    Haha wow I never thought I'd see the depression groups again. I guess it's time to share what's been happening since I've been gone for so long. So let me start from the beginning...
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