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Sometimes,
I want to give up.
I imagine we all feel that way.
Like, living my life,
just isn't enough..
All hard work, with no play.

I feel this way fairly often
and I try to push it away,
but when I get right down to it,
it's just a part of who I am,
and face it, it's there to stay.

And I know there are others like me,
but that doesn't make my problems less real.
No, I'm not going to kill myself,
I'm just trying to share the way I feel.

I don't want sympathy,
or even attention,
I just want to live my life,
and not feel any need for redemption.

I want people to know,
that there are people like them.
And this suffering is something
that will be fixed, hemmed.

All in all,
I guess I want to say,
live your life in the present,
and try and smile every day.
Kind of a little bit of vent.

I sorta "Came out" to my family that I have feelings of depression, you know, seeking help, like people say we should.
I was basically told that I have everything handed to me, that I should be happy, and that there wasn't a reason for me to be sad, so I couldn't possible have depression.
Then I was ridiculed, saying that I'm looking for attention and that I need to grow up.

Thanks.
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bunny-kat Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012
*hugs*you gonna be ok






question: how do you upload liturature on da?
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KnivesandPens97 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
This is amazing! This is exactly how i feel sometimes. :3
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PrussianPersephone Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Trust me. I know these feelings exactly. It's what I'm experiencing as well.

You're not alone, and even though my own issues with this have been turning me into a cynic...

I think it will get better. So just...keep trying. That's what I'm forcing myself to do.

And damn, it's harder than a lot of other things I've ever had to do.

I hope it will work out well for you. Vent like this in whatever way you can imagine; it really does help.
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mangafanart184 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012  Student General Artist
This really spoke to me.... thank you for sharing and letting people know there are other people out there that is suffering from depression..... I myself is in depression and I've been in depression for 8 years...... This really helped me a lot today..... thank you once again and I hope your family will be more supportive.... my family is like yours.... if you need to talk just note me..... and we can chat in my chat room..... :huggle:
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animebirdie Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012
I don't usually read written deviations, because honestly - I'm just too lazy to spend more than a few seconds on most submissions, but just the preview drew me in. When I read the whole piece, I felt like it really spoke to me, and touched me deeply, as someone who also suffers depression.

Thank you for sharing this and for reaching out to let others know they are not alone. I'm sorry to hear that your family has been less than supportive. *hugs* I hope things pick up for you and that you find a supporting pillar to help see you through this.
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Crayolon Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
*hugs* It will get better, I promise ^-^
Believe me, I know how you feel.
You know, if you ever wanted to talk feel free to bother me on skype!
I am always all ears! :3
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Azorium Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012
Couldn't have sumed up how I feel any better ;w; Life can be anoying... But theres always room for change.
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SunriseTehVulpix Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Some people ;w;
Pika, you go and get big. Let everyone know your name - then see what they say.

Stay strong~
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