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I A Letter To Depression

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 3 People

    In a months time I lost my job, the love of my life and now the depression is so bad I can't even care for my kids. In a week I will lose my home and car as well bc I still haven't...
    arshonda arshonda 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    my depression start in march 2000 when I moved inn with my boyfriend and later found out that he had cheated on me with some minor and he ended up serving 5 years in prison. later...
    12josefina34 12josefina34 31-35, F Jan 15

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    I am SOOO TIRED of the stereotyping it makes me SICK . It takes REAL courage to cry so for all you guys who have been told to to be a man and suck it up FORGET that trash it...
    RedsSaphire RedsSaphire 31-35, F 17 hrs ago

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    I've been dealing with depression for as long as I can remember and was recently diagnosed with bipolar type 2. Everyday is a struggle and lately it feels like I'm just drowning in...
    cch22 cch22 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Depression. My heart, my mind, my soul...suffocating as walls slowly close in around me. Slivers of light seem so distant. Harsh wind pushes the light further away. It's cold...
    ttbridge ttbridge 36-40, F 2 hrs ago

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    IF YOU'RE THINKING ABOUT SUICIDE, READ THIS. Wanna kill yourself? Imagine this. You come home from school one day. You've had yet another horrible day. You're just ready to give...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 9 Responses Jan 3

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    Something about handwritten letters just makes my whole being melt. I absolutely adore sending and receiving them; I see that person on the pages and in their handwriting. Just the...
    mercifulpennies mercifulpennies 18-21, F Jan 14

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    This letter I wrote to my lover who is away right now. Days gone without you was really hard, everyday was a year to me, I missed you when the sun rise and I missed you when the...
    collegegirl20 collegegirl20 22-25, F Jan 5

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    I haven't figure out if this is bipolar or depression. It's so hard to figure out because I was raised in a depressed, negative, abusive environment, and I was bullied a lot -- so...
    ChellyRocker ChellyRocker 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    A time before I was truly depressed, I was worried about depression. I thought I was happy, bubbly, I liked living. Those moments where I would stare in the bathroom mirror with an...
    BridieNM BridieNM 13-15, F Jan 1

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    Meditation helps depression HUGELY. If you’ve always heard meditation could help but never really took the plunge, this is for you. My name is Jerimiah, and I wrote an eBook on...
    TheMeditatingCat TheMeditatingCat 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 9

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    Depression has been a part of my life since I was 11 years old, when I was diagnosed as Manic Depressive and prescribed Sertraline (Zoloft) to help manage it. Since then, it has...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F Jan 18

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    Lately I've been struggling with my depression, it's been getting to a point where my suicidal tho have kicked back into high gear. I've never felt quite as hopeless and useless a...
    EpicChick22 EpicChick22 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Written letters always seem to mean more than emails and text... They sometimes mean more than the spoken word, but there's always the threat of saying the wrong thing in a letter...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 1

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    I need to somewhat write a rant or write down my feelings, I decided to do it on here, idk why though since nobody even gives a ****. It'll probably be long.. anyways. I feel hurt...
    shiannee17 shiannee17 16-17, F 7 Responses Jan 4

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    I got the sweetest letter ever yesterday, it makes me swoon! Dearest ..., Hi there, me here. Been thinking about you steady for two solid days. Had to take a break, so I gave in...
    b1tch2u b1tch2u 31-35 Jan 8

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    I find this to be a very good healing tool for me. I can be long winded and I have so much I want to say to certain people. It really is best for me to write out everything on my...
    Welllaugh Welllaugh 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    The Demons At My Door. I have another doctors appointment today and I don't want to go. Fighting the need and the want to go. I am trying to lay in my bed and get all the demons...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 5 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    False. Depression and selfishness go hand in hand. Withdrawing from the world hurts the people we love. What is more selfish than wallowing in self-pity? Most of us want to...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 3

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    I share this in hopes that it will help at least one person. No matter what you're going through just know that there are more people than expected who can relate. Hopefully this...
    stargazerxo stargazerxo 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    One of the worst things someone ever said to me was, "how can you be depressed when you have everything". We're told we're selfish because they believe we don't appreciate what we...
    willibemissed willibemissed 22-25, F Jan 4

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    So I’m going through a depressive and negative stage at the moment. I can’t say it’s the worst type you can or that I experience. I yet had the moment to truly cry and say...
    BogdanBolinski BogdanBolinski 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    When I realized that I was depressed I had 16, and I was depressed since I had 13. It all started because my parents are really religious, and my problems started because of my...
    jonnyculliere jonnyculliere 18-21, M Jan 12

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    Is recovering from depression a urban legend? I've never heard of someone who had completely overcome depression. I have only seen it on TV talk shows, which I don't believe in, so...
    Ushuaia Ushuaia 26-30, F 12 Responses Jan 16

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    Depression for me is like air. I can't see it but no matter what is going on in my life at the time, I know it's there. I could be laughing with friends and then this overwhelming...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 3 Responses Jan 20

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    Ever feel like you sabotage yourself? I've fought depression my entire life. I'm at my lowest point now. Married, but I've never felt so alone. Being lonely increases the...
    AngelaNix AngelaNix 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I have battled depression for the majority of my life. It started when I was 7 years old from the death of my father. We were best buddies and when he passed away it sent me into a...
    srb76 srb76 36-40, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I feel as if my mind works differently. I am suffering, hard; from depression. I can't help but think such negative things. I lay awake at night thinking there's someone out to get...
    undeadsuperhero undeadsuperhero 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    I'm so confused about this. Post is a little long but please please, I need opinions..! I assume I have depression, I was diagnosed with it back in May, but I mean do I really...
    EmptySmokeClouds EmptySmokeClouds 18-21, F 10 Responses Jan 2

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    Please read, I have a question for anyone who suffers from mental disorders. But first, a little bit (briefly) about my mental health history: I was diagnosed with ADHD...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I have been in depression once when I was 5. I know its a young age but I actually had to take pills. But no I'm have never been in depression again. But I always hear people say...
    AlexV0707 AlexV0707 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    It is my belief that poor & improper nutrition in our modern day diets have had a huge negative impact on our brain health and mental well-being. In fact, it has been...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 18 Responses Jan 7

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    Christmas day, a Christmas miracle - On Christmas eve, on 6th of January (in Serbia, Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas on 7th of January), I was facing what was most likely...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    Dark cloud following no place to hide constant companion refuses to leave your side Depression you cold ogre you your claws ripping, tearing my soul leaving me feeling helpless...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 11

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    This is the time when my depression got the best in me! It's been so long from my last depression! I thought i am all cured until the beginning of this year! I had a huge fight...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F Jan 13

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    This is the time when my depression got the best in me! It's been so long from my last depression! I thought i am all cured until the beginning of this year! I had a huge fight...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    I know that I've had major depression since at least the summer prior to beginning high school. I spent the majority of my high school in a terrible, dark, lonely place. I was...
    throughthewindow throughthewindow 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    Hi my name is Michael Guynn and i live in Utah. I am 16. I have been struggling with major depression since 5th grade, before that I was a happy, normal kid. One day I remember...
    MikeyGuynn MikeyGuynn 16-17, M Jan 18

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    My struggle with depression has helped me to stay grounded...this statement might not make sense to most but hear me out. I have accomplished many things but my depression and...
    easynuh easynuh 26-30, F Jan 18

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    I am new here & not quite sure how all of this works. I have been diagnosed with borderline personality disorder although I still don't know as much as I'd like about it because my...
    mandy32893 mandy32893 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I never knew depression till my son died, depression sucks really bad. I feel for those who battle depression.
    bayowolf2 bayowolf2 51-55, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Letter 4 Steve I'm so confused right now. What is it that you want? What is it that's important to you? It should be your daughters but again I fear it's not. You've had the dolls...
    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Letter 5 Dear Steve it's 2015 and I have survived 2014 despite your best efforts to stop me. I enter 2015 knowing things are far from resolved and there are many battles yet to...
    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    It's not exactly a love letter but here it is...My Heart Was Cold Blue, But When I Met You A New Heart Grew, Now I Have Yours And You'll Mine, Don't Worry On This Long Ride You'll...
    Marcellus15 Marcellus15 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    My favorite letter is Z. Just a little fun fact. ^~^
    queenettejeanette queenettejeanette 13-15, F Jan 4