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Have you or someone you know ever dealt with clinical depression?

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That song I just posted was for all of you here who I feel so sorry for...I've prayed for some of you.Some of you made me feel so sad inside that this is happening to you...And some of you made me feel proud;proud that even through the pain,you've stayed strong and have been fighting.Fighting for the hope that is always there.;') That song was by Francsesca Battistelli,and one of my BFFs will be singing it for a talent show in December.(yea,it's far away from now,but a girl can dream!) :P I hope some of you took the time to read the loving,powerful lyrics and know..........That I will be the angel by your side. (^w^)/
--ferretlover217

I can’t say that everything’s okay ‘Cause I can see the tears you’re crying And I can’t promise to take the pain away But you can know I won’t stop trying [Chorus] I’ll be the angel by your side I will get you through the night I’ll be the strength you can’t provide on your own ‘Cause when you’re down and out of time And you think you’ve lost the fight Let me be the angel The angel by your side I know it feels like you’re running out of faith ‘Cause it’s so hard to keep believing But if I can bring a smile back to your face If for a moment, you’ll forget all about it [Chorus] I’ll be the angel by your side I will get you through the night I’ll be the strength you can’t provide on your own ‘Cause when you’re down and out of time And you think you’ve lost the fight Let me be the angel The angel by your side ‘Cause this won’t be the last time You’ll need a little hope But I want to be the first to let you know...{Chorus
--ferretlover217

okay somebody turn on the serious lights... okay um im 10 and a half. and i think i have depression. i looked at the sympthoms of depression and there was atleast 5 sympthoms that ive been exsperiencing. i feel lonley like theres nobody who cares, i feel ugly, fat, stupid,and worthless. maybe it has something to do with hormones 4 me. IDK!!!! i cry 4 no reason. i tell my bffe and shes like: "so?who cares? i dont.". i sometimes get bullied but not directly, ya know.
--1485

I get bullied 24/7 for how i dress and i have self-harmed over it that is never healthy im trying to deal with it in a healthier way but i havnt really smiled in mnths all i do is fake a smile most of the time
--coolcat15923

i have never dealt with real clinical depression, but because of my BPD (borderline personality disorder) i go through highs and lows a lot. when i'm at a peak i feel like i'm at the top of the world, but then when i go into low valley type emotions, i am depressed for days, so depressed that suicide is an ever present thought during this time.
--Admiratio

Confession:in school i feel down about myself because i get bullied all the time get sad all the time my friends say i take it out on other people some i just hide in my room and never come out what is worng with me I am Depress or am just sad
--lovemillie11

I like walking in the rain because no one can see me crying...
--Wierdest1

Okay. I don't even think this is depression anymore. It's heart-break. It's torture. Or maybe it's a feeling of being... nothing. Numb. Cold. Frozen. It has to be a dream. After a few nights ago, I can't even seem to cry anymore. I know that people die, but after a year, there's still clinging on. It really is exhausting.
--RamonaGirl

I probably AM frozen. Or at the very least, a frozen heart. I seriously need to wake up. Before EVERYTHING goes away.
--RamonaGirl

Ramen... I'm sorry you're feeling depressed. I can try to tell you I know how you feel, but in reality I have NO clue whatsoever! But, I need you to keep trying to find the sunshine. When my papa first went to jail, I tried to harm myself. I cried myself to sleep, I inflicted pain on my mom by yelling at her, and crying and... it was horrible. But when my mom told me that she gave up EVERYTHING just so I could have the life she wanted me to, I felt better. I mean my mother dropped out of high-school for me. She stopped taking drugs for me. She stopped smoking for me. She stopped drinking for me. Ramen, I know your story is probably different from mine. I know that, you have different problems of your own, that are much different than my own, and I know it's easier to say things than do them. But I need you to find that sunshine in your life.. Please try.. :)
--RandomNinja

Guess I thought I'd have to change the world, to make you see me... to be the one, I could have run, forever..... but how far would have I come, without mourning your love? All that I'm living for, all that I'm dying for. All that I'm wanted for, all that I've wanted more.."
--RamonaGirl

@Aster22, I know how you feel about your depression. When I was younger, I would poke holes into the dead skin on the tips of my fingers and it would cause me to have cuts. I still kinda do it and I met a kid at a camp who does the same thing. I don't know if he has depression but I'm going to find out and talk to him, because even if he doesn't get depression I trust him and I know he gets me. You should find someone like that to talk to. Thanks, The Goth NextDoor
--PandaLoves

Just now, I told my mom that I had depression and she didn't believe me. Now I'm going through depression because of that and I feel like a wreck!
--PandaLoves

I'm kinda goth so I get depressed a lot. I'm kinda nervous because I'm a complete social goth. Not the quiet kind. I have a lot of friends but my non-friends bring me down. I get depressed a lot, especially when something that I love so much, ends. When my dog died, I just kept crying and crying and crying and then, my mom isn't very sympathetic so she just keeps telling me to quite down. Whenever a camp that I love is over, I cry and cry and cry. It's not that I'm over-emotional because I don't cry very much, but when I do cry, it's usually because I'm depressed. Thanks, The Goth NextDoor
--PandaLoves

And I still need you.. and I still miss you... and now I wonder. If I could fall, into the sky, do you think time would pass us by? Cause you know I'd walk a thousand miles to see you.... tonight......
--RamonaGirl

Confession; I've been self-harming for three years. There are different types of self-harm.... This is bad. Really bad. Bring Me To Life is just like me. Especially, right before Amy falls off the building. I can't wake up anymore.
--RamonaGirl

What's it like?" She asked me. "Depression?" She waited a minute and whispered in my ear, "yeah....." "Depression is like a tornado, there's nothing you can do but sit and wait. When the storm is finally over, you are left with destruction. The scars on your body, puffy eyes from crying, the exhaustion from losing a battle. It's quite consuming.
--RamonaGirl

You know, I'm exhausted, but I can't sleep. I think it's because I've been scared for over eight hours now....
--RamonaGirl

I just want it to end.
--RamonaGirl

Just noticed that Total Eclipse of the Heart describes me perfectly. "Every now and then I fall apart, and I need you tonight, and I need you more than ever! If you only hold me tight, we'll only be making it together, I don't know what to do, I'm always in the dark, I really need you tonight! Once upon a time, I was falling in love, now I'm only falling apart. Once upon a time, there was light in my life, but now there's only love in the dark." I will sing this someday. I will.
--RamonaGirl

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