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Feeling Depressed and Insecure

I don't know what's wrong with me, it's getting to the point where I get depressed everyday. I get depressed for so many things I feel I can't take it anymore. If my boyfriend is on the phone, my curiosity to know who it is is so strong it causes problems. I get depressed about pictures that are on his wall of girls from magazines because he thinks they're pretty and I feel so bad about myself and feel so ugly compared to them, but he doesn't want to take them down and I dont want to force him because I don't want to drive him away from me, he's the only one that I feel I need the most.I don't have many friends. I've taken depression tests on the internet and they always say I need help but I dont know where to go because my parents would never understand because sometimes I dont even understand why I get so sad. Is there anyway I could get medication or some kind of treatment to make the sadness go away without my parents having to be there, they wouldn't stand for it and they would say it was just a phase, but if it was a phase I don't think it would stay for over 2 years. What would the costs of a real depression test be, and medication/help?

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