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Birds seen flying around

"Birds seen flying around. You never see them too long on the ground; you wanna be one of them. You might hear the birds singing flying around. You never see them too long on the ground; you wanna be one of them." Sometimes I look around and think about how much I don't want to… Continue reading Birds seen flying around

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“You have no reason to be depressed.”

Depression isn't something that comes and goes. It isn't something that visits a few selected people who fall under a certain criteria. Depression is an illness. Like with most illnesses, many are vulnerable. Depression is like some parasitic leech that takes everything and gives nothing. It'll lie dormant, letting you think it's gone, then resurface… Continue reading “You have no reason to be depressed.”

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I’m Not A Good Person

I'm not a good person. If you think I am, then you're wrong. What you see is what I want you to see. The shy, soft-spoken, mild-mannered young man you think you know could blow away in the wind. He's a facade. Superficial. Empty. There's someone else behind that mask; a side to me I… Continue reading I’m Not A Good Person

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When They Don’t Understand

You don't understand what's going on inside of my head, and I don't know what's going on inside of yours. You don't get why I do what I do, and I don't understand why you are the way you are. You and I--we're two entirely different people; on the same Earth but still in completely… Continue reading When They Don’t Understand

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What it’s like like this

We can't walk in each other's shoes. If you're not that person, then you can never fully understand. With that being said, if you don't suffer from depression (or any other mental illness), then you can never truly understand what it's like. You can never understand what's going on inside someone with a mental illness--how… Continue reading What it’s like like this

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Trying to Mask Depression

Well, everyone, with Christmas morning less than twenty-four hours away, we're quickly approaching the peak of the holiday season. And as they all say, "Tis the season to be jolly. Fa lala lala la...la...la.......la..." He let his head and shoulders drop with a long sigh. Other get depressed because Christmas appears to be a trigger… Continue reading Trying to Mask Depression

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Pain.

How you handle pain has a lot to do with how it affects you. Mental Pain: Psychological pain or mental pain is an unpleasant feeling (a suffering) of a psychological, non-physical, origin. A pioneer in the field of suicidology, Edwin S. Shneidman, described it as "how much you hurt as a human being. It is… Continue reading Pain.

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Why You Might Feel Like You Don’t Belong

You are not alone. Belong:  1.to have the proper qualifications, especially social qualifications, to be a member of a group 2. to be proper or due; be properly or appropriately placed, situated,etc. If there's one thing all humans have in common, it's the innate desire to want to fit in, to be accepted, to belong. It's a natural crave, yes, but sometimes appeasing that crave doesn't always come naturally. For whatever reason, maybe you can't quite find where you… Continue reading Why You Might Feel Like You Don’t Belong