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Old 2010-06-08, 05:21   Link #86
TinyRedLeaf
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Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Singapore
Age: 43
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Originally Posted by Reckoner View Post
So, does anyone here have experience with a long long long term depression?

It's not severe, but it's bad enough where I just don't seem to enjoy much in life. I've been like this for 6-8 years, with no ups or downs, just a steady mild depression.

I don't have any emotional traumas, nor do I live in a depressing environment (I'm in freaking soCAL on the beach for goodness sakes). I have good friends, a loving family, and I have several hobbies, both indoor and outdoor. I'm just not exactly happy with anything I do. Lately, even anime has started to turn a tiny bit sour for me.
Sounds familiar to me, although it seems a bit early for you experience such symptoms. Do you feel as though you have no control over your circumstances, that you're merely going through motions?

If so, I suspect it's a case of you needing a "grand purpose" to motivate you, a mission statement that ties everything together, to give you a sense of progress in life.
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