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Hello, everybody

Discussion in 'Welcome' started by Jaden, Nov 27, 2014.

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  1. Jaden

    Jaden Member

    I guess I don't need to explain why I'm here - I guess everybody's here for roughly the same reasons - but I'll give a brief rundown. For numerous reasons, I've been suffering from severe chronic depression for probably about 9 years now. I wasn't diagnosed until a few years ago, but I've felt roughly this way since I was 16, and it's only gotten worse over time, really. I've been through medication, therapy, and a psych ward, and nothing has really helped. I've always been suicidal, on-and-off, and, well, I guess this is a time when it's been more severe. I've always been too much of a coward to actually go through with it, but I'm becoming less afraid these days, and, ironically, being less scared makes me more scared, in other ways. So I'm just trying everything I can. I happened upon this forum while looking up resources for suicide/depression.

    Anyways, thanks for reading. I look forward to talking with you.
  2. Petal

    Petal SF dreamer Staff Member Safety & Support SF Supporter

    Hello Jaden (lovely name by the way) I am glad you joined. We are the same age if you are 25 and I read that correctly lol. I can definitely see how being less scared of committing the act can actually make you feel more vulnerable and scared, it's a strange way to put it but it is true. I hope you can get the support you need from this lovely caring community, best of luck to you Jaden. :hug:
  3. Jaden

    Jaden Member

    Thank you. It's not my real name, but it is one I've been using online for some time now. Yes, you hit the nail on the head, I am, indeed, 25. Thanks for the well wishes! :hug:
  4. Bart

    Bart Banned Member

    Welcome Jaden!!! Hope the forum helps you as it's helped me and others.
  5. Petal

    Petal SF dreamer Staff Member Safety & Support SF Supporter

    You are so very welcome, it's a great name all the same haha!! We are a friendly bunch here and non judgemental so feel free to post on other parts of the forum!! Hugs :hug:
  6. Unknown_111

    Unknown_111 Forum Buddy Staff Alumni SF Supporter

    Welcome to the forum and I hope you find very supporting for yourself. Keep posting for care and support.
  7. AAA3330

    AAA3330 Well-Known Member

    Hi Jaden and welcome to the forum.
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