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I go through these depressed times need help?

I go through these depressed times where I feel so hopeless sometimes where I don't know where I belong or what I should do in life. and I'll have thought about killing myself but I've never actually pursued it at all, but ill think of it. and I'll just feel so horrible about myself and I don't know if this is on and off depression or what but I just don't understand why. and I just want it to stop. and sometimes all I think about is being excited to be with god one day so I won't have to feel misery anymore. but once I really think about dying I get scared and don't actually want it to happen. I just want these phases to stop, what are your thoughts and opinions or advice?

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I'm so sorry to hear about your struggles. Notice what God, through His word the Bible gives:
Strength- God “refreshes and cheers” you, not by removing all your problems, but by answering your prayers when you pray for the strength to cope. (Philippians 4:13) You can be sure that he’s ready to listen to you, for the Bible says: “Jehovah is near to those that are broken at heart; and those who are crushed in spirit he saves.” (Psalm 34:18) In fact, God can hear your call for help even if you can’t put your feelings into words.—Romans 8:26, 27.

Good examples- One Bible writer prayed to God: “From the depths of my despair I call to you.” This psalmist dealt with his depression by remembering that God doesn’t burden us with guilt. Instead, he said to God: “If you kept a record of our sins, who could escape being condemned? But you forgive us, so that we should stand in awe of you.”—Psalm 130:1, 3, 4, Good News Translation.

Hope- Besides providing comfort now, God has promised to remove all the problems that lead to depression. When he fulfills that promise, “the former things [including depression] will not be called to mind, neither will they come up into the heart.”—Isaiah 65:17.

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You have helped me so much, I really need gods word in my life, god bless you for writing that to me.
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I'm so glad I was able to help. There's another great article entitled, "Help From ‘the God of Comfort’" it further discussed how God comforts and helps us. You can read it here: http://www.jw.org/en/publications/magazines/g200907/help-from-the-god-of-comfort/

I hope this helps you and I wish you all the best.
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call the suicide hotline if you feel like you are going to act on your thoughts. depression is a very common illness and one you should seek medical attention for; I know a lot of doctors want to put people on this pill or that pill, and it sounds crazy, but they will help. if you are medicated and suffer ill side effects, discuss them with your doctor, you may need a medication change, there are many out there to try different ones until you feel better about yourself and your life. I, too, go through those difficult times, so please know that it is normal, but please please seek help if you EVER consider it more than a thought...

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what you need to do is meditate learn Tai Chi and just go to the woods if you can it helps trust me and there is nothing in this world that you would take your own life over there are so many people that care about you and when you think of killing your self think about the people who care about you.

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I have and am still going through depression but i got over the whole killing thing when i saw how much people cared about me you will be surprised at how much people care about you
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Go to a councilor, school nurse, or trusted teacher at school (or church if you attend). They have resources.

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Go tell your doctor exactly what you just told us. He has the knowledge and ability to give you help that we are not able to give. There are medications that might help. Therapy might be a solution. He will know what to do to get you better. If you are still in school, talk to the nurse or a counselor. Good luck.

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Wow its good to know some one else experiences the exact same thing as me. I have no clue what triggers this but i to want it to stop. it has contributed to the loss of jobs and relationships.

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Well I would speak with your doctor about medication, then you can also look towards a school counselor. Try learning something new, I have heard that helps to focus on something else, especially if you are proud of it. Speak with your parents about what is on your mind, I know it may be uncomfortable at first, but it helps them to understand what you are going through. If you ever need someone to talk to I won't judge, you can talk to me any time. :) good luck

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think about others around you, if you kill your self think of how your family would feel?!!

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Quit watching so much Degrassi girl.

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What God gives to help the depressed
Strength. God “refreshes and cheers” you, not by removing all your problems, but by answering your prayers when you pray for the strength to cope. (Philippians 4:13) You can be sure that he’s ready to listen to you, for the Bible says: “Jehovah is near to those that are broken at heart; and those who are crushed in spirit he saves.” (Psalm 34:18) In fact, God can hear your call for help even if you can’t put your feelings into words.—Romans 8:26, 27.
Hope. Besides providing comfort now, God has promised to remove all the problems that lead to depression. When he fulfills that promise, “the former things [including depression] will not be called to mind, neither will they come up into the heart.”—Isaiah 65:17.

http://www.jw.org/en/bible-teachings/questions/bible-help-depressed/

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Thank you so much to look into this and use your time to message this to me, god bless you
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