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    Wed, 25 Jul 2012 10:08:54

    Bruce Springsteen Reveals He Battled Depression + Suicidal Thoughts - He has been seeing a therapist since 1982

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    A massive profile of Bruce Springsteen in the New Yorker dropped some bombshell revelations, such as the fact that the Boss has been seeing a therapist since 1982.

    "He was feeling suicidal," said Springsteen's longtime friend and biographer, Dave Marsh. "The depression wasn't shocking, per se. He was on a rocket ride, from nothing to something, and now you are getting your ass kissed day and night. You might start to have some inner conflicts about your real self-worth."

    Springsteen, 62, himself said, "My issues weren't as obvious as drugs. 'They were quieter, [but] just as problematic."

    Read the piece here.

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