Is it a good or bad choice to tell your parents you're depressed?

I'm depressed and its been that way for about a year and a half. I want to get out of it. I want to be the happy girl I used to be, but it's hard with all the stress going on in my life. I want to tell my mom and dad but I'm afraid.. I mean, I know they'll be there for me but I don't want them to worry about me. Please don't judge or say anything mean... I just need help.

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Amanda_drink_me
Don't!!! They will flip, just tell a counsellor or a specialist, maby a helpline someone who can actually do something about it
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WorriourSinon
If you want help, I just contact beyond blue, plus *sits next to you and puts arm around shoulder* I'm here for ya buddy
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Phandom_Trash_Number_One
You should..
MintCookieCrumble
Ok..
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Phandom_Trash_Number_One
its a good idea
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SlugcatSeagullAghase
You should tell them...they might be able to help you...
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Glutin_The_Yokai
I recommend you to tell them.
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GolfWang
You should tell them
I was afraid of telling mine but I eventually figured I had to since I had no other way of getting help
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pathetic.aesthetic
It's a good choice. Tell your parents. I doubt they'd be mad at you, but the best thing to do is talk to your parents that way you can get over your depression quicker.
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AngelicPhoenix
Were you diagnosed
MintCookieCrumble
No, but Ive been feeling depressed. I guess saying I was depressed was kind of over reacting, sorry.
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AngelicPhoenix
You show still tell them so you can get diagnosed if you are
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AngelicPhoenix
No it's ok
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GolfWang
how will they get diagnosed if they havent told their parents?
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AngelicPhoenix
How do you know your depressed if you haven't been diagnosed
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