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I A Letter To Depression

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 3 People

    I don't want to die. I want to feel alive again. But lately I catch myself thinking "I just want to die" over and over again. I'm always sad and in pain. Except when I'm with my...
    starling156 starling156 18-21, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    depression is a mental problem. not you being in a bad mood.
    sukibulb sukibulb 16-17, F 4 Responses 3 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 13 Responses May 11

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    I was friends with this girl…let’s call her N…for about a year, not a long time I know, but I thought we were really good friends and got along well. Obviously, I was wrong...
    chibikari chibikari 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    A letter to my first love You were my best friend, my everything. When I first saw you, my heart started racing and when I see you now or think of you I feel my heart still...
    Mela22 Mela22 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    This happened years ago. When I look back to myself at that period of time, I see myself as stupid. At the age of 10, I became very confused about my sexuality. I tried not to...
    Lonely90s Lonely90s 22-25, M May 7

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    Haha okay, so I've literally just written this now. It kinda spun off the end of my fingers. Please, please, please, give me advice on this. Is it okay? Hello. It’s crazy that...
    Madgiddypig Madgiddypig 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    i've been thinking about writing you a letter...an anonymous love letter...and sending it to you...bad idea, i know...but i have to channel this crazy somewhere...no one to talk to...
    kikilie kikilie 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I'm not one to get angry or annoyed but to be quite freaking honest, people on here are ******* me off. Too many people over use the word depression and use it to describe every...
    EssSmith EssSmith 16-17, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have a lot I'm dealing with right now. I know I have anxiety and now I figured out I have depression. I know people say "You don't have depression. Your too young for that...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F May 12

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    Hello everyone i usually dont do these things but i feel like i cant talk to anyone in my life anymore, about what is going on with me. I am 21 years old and ive been fighting...
    sanchezjessica sanchezjessica 18-21 2 Responses May 17

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    Thank you. Each and every one of you ******** out there who give people crap about mental illnesses and those of you who think you have depression and not even know what depression...
    mystiere13 mystiere13 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've received a love letter from someone in my school yesterday but he didn't write his name, and to be honest it was phenomenal!! Though, I like someone else and this special...
    ReemNoctis ReemNoctis 16-17, F 1 Response May 1

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    I have a friend who sends me mail every week. Mainly because they have NO access to internet . BUT hey, At least they are willing to write. It takes time to write a letter, and...
    ifollowmyownstar ifollowmyownstar 31-35, F 1 Response May 4

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    I've started writing personal hand write letters to people I care about in my life, I've only ever received two letters from people who are close to me, both brought a tear to my...
    towmoss towmoss 18-21, M May 4

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    I've delt with depression since I was in 7th grade. For years I have practiced hiding my depression. When I couldn't take it anymore I became suicidal. My mom found out and took me...
    ygandulla ygandulla 18-21, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Well , depression kind of snuck into my head before depression I used to be open to everyone and loved to talk I used to do a lot of things that I don't do now. I'm currently 12...
    dundunndunnn dundunndunnn 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    I suffered depression for about 2 years, which according to my doctor was about normal. I still battle anxiety on the whole but I think it will get easier. My battle with...
    MayaKing MayaKing 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    I have lived with a man for 11 years and only now do I see he was suffering from mild depression and anxiety for a good portion of it. He has always been a very stoic person who...
    marydd marydd 31-35, F 1 Response May 2

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    I know I'm not alone. Many people I know do too. I have good days but some pretty rotten days where I need to hide from the world. The good days are awesome and I smile as much as...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 4 Responses May 13

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    I battle with depression everyday and used to self harm (also had an eating disorder at one point) it was not until I decided I needed help that I chose to talk to someone. At...
    Imjusthereforadvice Imjusthereforadvice 16-17, F a week ago

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    I feel like depression effects me so much more, on a day to day basis then the other people around me with it. I mean, I can't hardly talk to other people without kicking myself...
    GeorgiePeg GeorgiePeg 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I am battling depression every day and have since I was very, very young. There are, of course, outside problems that make it harder to handle the depression, while he depression...
    sismit sismit 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hello everyone My name is Alexys, I am currently 16 years old. Before I start my story I want to say that life is precious no matter what and nobody should ever take away their...
    imalexys imalexys 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    Sometimes I hated to be me All the neg thoughts are like a freight train rushing past us by Time is an of essence but we loose them by sleeping or just while away the hours...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    I have had depression now since i was a kid but its turned into severe depression over the past few years and i dont really remember ever being happy so its hard to fight the...
    ymasxatl ymasxatl 22-25, F 2 Responses May 4

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    I thought I should let you guys know that I'm taking a stand for all of us that suffer from severe anxiety and depression and all other mental health issues that make life...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 5

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    when i was 14 years old i thought i had it all, thought my life was perfect, had good friends an good boyfriend an everything. I got in the wrong friendship with someone who lied...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 6

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    Depress; I have serious issues. I can't seem to keep my head together. I suffer from ADHD and currently without meds. My new job; will start me soon on medical but marijuana has...
    DaRon26 DaRon26 22-25, M 1 Response May 9

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    I can remember the first time I seriously considered killing myself. I was 9 years old. All my life I have suffered Insomnia and Bi-Polar depression but this year I have finally...
    EpicChick22 EpicChick22 18-21, F May 10

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    I feel so unworthy of life, because I am not who I want to be. I have depression but the majority of the time I am not massively uncomfortable. And yet I have no social life, no...
    GeorgiePeg GeorgiePeg 13-15, F 1 Response May 13

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    Depression is like being sick for a really, really long time. Everything you do is always tough. Sometimes you don't have the energy to do anything at all. It's hard to sit up...
    lumpydogonfire lumpydogonfire 16-17, F 1 Response May 14

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    I've struggled with distraction and anxiety my whole life, but haven't gotten a lot of help for it. i got diagnosed with ADHD my junior year of high school, and started taking...
    kcfrenchhorn72 kcfrenchhorn72 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    It's hard to battle depression when my support system fell apart. I have no one in my life that understands what I go through each day. My husband doesn't help as he is the biggest...
    LookWhosAwesome LookWhosAwesome 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    You're whole attitude and outlook on life is darkened. After a while feelings and thought become hard to untangle The lines between reality and imagination are blurred An...
    yeahtimesahundred yeahtimesahundred 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Don't you hate when you're trying to open up to someone and tell them that you have depression and they're like "oh i think me too" but you can tell for them it's one of those "I'm...
    Stellaluna13 Stellaluna13 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I still have letters for you. Things that I'm afraid to say because you might not understand it. Every time that I miss you, I just write and write until the pain goes away.
    midnightthoughtsofyou midnightthoughtsofyou 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    Well, I wrote letters I should't have sent. Many more in draft box I hope I never get drunk n send.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 1

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    My moms been bugging me to download this app for the longest so i finally did. Im going through severe depression right now. Its so heavy on me .. no matter how hard i try...
    xMelEatsPizza xMelEatsPizza 13-15, F 7 Responses Apr 27

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    I'm turning into who I was 5 years ago. I get depression often but back in high school it was so bad but no one noticed. No one ever notices. My dad thinks I'm just grumpy, and my...
    starling156 starling156 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 27