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I Am a Teen With Depression

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    I just want to end it my dad died 6 years ago

    and I'm home alone 8 hours a day I have no close friends no one ever wants to talk to me....what's the point..
    Sodan66 Sodan66 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 4, 2015

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    I am so insecure about many things

    and Im going through a ****** momen right now and probably the rest of my life . Anyways, I am an only child and I don't really know how to talk about feelings etc. to other people but whenever I do , I feel like my "friends" don't really care . Everyday it gets worse and I feel...
    Winchesterr Winchesterr 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2014

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    I hate how everyone says just get over it

    and just be happy, because it doesn't work that way… If I knew how to find my way out of the darkness I would, but I don't… If I could feel like everything is going to be OK without using blades to channel my emotions then I would…
    scarletflames2000 scarletflames2000 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 8, 2015

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    So, I'm technically not a teen

    yet but, ya know. Anyway im with the fam. And i feel better because i have a cat on my belly. I really regret the cuts on my wrist now. .__.
    WhovimelonChild WhovimelonChild 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2015

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    For once, I let my depressed side show.

    It was during dinner and my parents were wondering I wasn't smiling or talking much. I guess I'm a good actress...
    BeYou321 BeYou321 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 2, 2014

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    Well, how would it start.

    My depression and social anxiety has been an on going battle with me for a long time, but all of a sudden it's come to light, I've had multiple panic attacks, suicidal thoughts etc. This past year has been hell for me. My transition into year 9 started it all. I can never tell...
    KcCapes KcCapes 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 16, 2014

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    If it weren't for the horrendous pain

    that my death would inflict on my parents and those around me, I would have been dead a long time ago. Although today I am not particularly suicidal, and actually had quite a good day. I still feel as though its a shame that I can't just die. And I worry that this is as good as...
    GeorgiePeg GeorgiePeg 16-17, F 4 Responses May 8, 2015

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    Sometimes, I just need to lay down

    and fall asleep before I start to fall apart... All over again and again.
    AmazonDaughter AmazonDaughter 18-21, F Dec 14, 2015

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    I'm cut free for four days

    so far. Really proud of myself. That one person I have known forever might just bring me out of the darkness.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 14, 2015

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    If you're ever feeling extremely low,

    or just a bit sad then feel free to share your feelings with our community: http://live-another-day.boards.net/
    driftingalone driftingalone 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Do I have depression?

    Lately, for the past two weeks, I've been feeling sad for no reason. The reason cannot come to me, so I'm unaware why. It's been coming and going but for the last several days, it started to affect my work ethic and grades, with sleep and thoughts. I had a breakdown in my...
    Lilyicius Lilyicius 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Just Wanna Leave.....

    I have always struggled with life, whenever I would try to ask for help or tell anyone how I felt they wouldn't understand and think that their was something wrong with me and leave, I tried telling my parents but they never listen to me and laugh, I just feel alone and sad and...
    Fezzii Fezzii 18-21, F 20 Responses Oct 20, 2011

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    I am so depressed! OMG.

    It sucks so bad
    maddie711 maddie711 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2014

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    ...yeah...its been getting progressively worse

    and I don't know how to stop it...the thoughts that race through my mind tend to be quite violent and gory...I've been cutting again too which I'm sure isn't helping matters. I feel guilty when my parents check my wrists and forearms, mere inches from where I cut (on my bicep...
    Inara24 Inara24 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 5, 2015

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    Got bad new today during school someone close

    us passed away last night in a helicopter accident he will be dearly missed and just seeing people sad makes me sad as well because of my depression today is just a very sad day here in my school
    m199751 m199751 18-21, F Dec 11, 2015

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    m 17 years old and sometimes i just feel really

    sad for no reason or over the tiniest of things. things such as going back to college after christmas break or enjoying myself when my grandad is ill makes me feel really bad and that life isnt good anymore. is this normal? please help i feel scared and alone right now :(
    essie17 essie17 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2015

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    Today I was about to cry in front of my class.

    I tried to hide it by taking off my glasses and wiping my eyes but one boy saw me. Luckily he just asked if I was okay and didn't tell anyone. Everyone thinks I'm happy that I'm all by myself, but I'm not. I wish I had friends that actually like me and don't laugh at me...
    gorgeusgirlSky3 gorgeusgirlSky3 13-15 3 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    I'm depressed and even

    though I'd like to say I'm not, I can't fight it anymore. It's the worst feeling anymore. I can't be happy because it's like I'm addicted to being depressed and I feel guilty if I even feel the slightest bit happy. I've had these random outbursts of emotion. I feel like I'm not...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 24, 2015

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    I've always hated this feeling of this darkness

    within me... A feeling I can't just shake off...
    NiMags NiMags 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2015

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    Dear Mum, I'm sorry I wasn't the little girl

    you wanted, and I'm sorry that I ruin everything, I'm sorry that I've not been doing well in school lately, I'm sorry that I never was, I'm sorry about my legs, my stomach, and my arms, I'm sorry that I miss her, I'm sorry that I love her, I'm sorry that you make me want to die...
    InferiorMe InferiorMe 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 3, 2015

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    I thought I finally pushed past my depression,

    I thought someone actually cared. But when they disappeared I was left with nothing. I think about cutting everyday again, Yet I haven't done it (maybe I am strong). But then I think again, and I feel worthless. I feel like I'm not good enough for anyone, and I constantly feel...
    kelsey9317 kelsey9317 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 17, 2015

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    Hey! Anyone here? My life is literally falling

    apart and I need someone to talk to!
    mirnahazem mirnahazem 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2015

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    I know my profile says I'm 18

    or whatever but I'm not. I'm only 14 and tonight I completely lost myself again. 📏 just a few more scars again...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 29, 2015

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    Afrixan Afrixan 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 14, 2015

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    They say you can't last a day in the real world,

    I say you can't survive a night in mine.
    AmazonDaughter AmazonDaughter 18-21, F Dec 16, 2015

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    Suicidalgirl2k15 Suicidalgirl2k15 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    I struggle with depression

    and anxiety. I feel so Lonely, even when I'm around a group of friends, I feel like I don't belong. I feel like when I die, none of what i did will matter.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 5, 2014

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    What Does My Depression Feel Like?

    You get out of it’s hold, take a breath of relief when you feel yourself relaxing slightly and then all it takes is one second and it all comes crashing back down, pulling you back in with 101 reasons as to why you’re not good enough. It covers your mouth so you can’t talk...
    AndForOnceIThoughtYouLovedMe AndForOnceIThoughtYouLovedMe 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 12, 2012

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    my dad yelled hurtful things to my mom.

    that made me so sad and very dissapointed to my dad :(
    mandyeddy mandyeddy 13-15, F a week ago

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    We're just suicide kids telling other suicidal

    kids that suicide isn't the answer.
    x0dollface x0dollface 18-21, F 3 Responses May 22, 2014

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    Everyday I go into school

    and everyone thinks I'm the awesome,perfect, happiest girl there. It's kind of funny. All I can do is sit in class and try not to cry. The hardest part is starting to tear up and having to force a smile. I'm so tired..
    endmypainn endmypainn 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 17, 2015

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    it's getting worse day by day.

    I don't know how I make it through the day anymore. my arms are covered in cuts and burns. I can no longer smile. I'm numb and I don't know how to get back to my old self. I don't wish to die anymore, I just want this pain to stop.
    maya0871 maya0871 13-15, F 7 Responses Sep 19, 2015

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    I'm tired of crying my self to sleep every night

    and wake up every morning with the biggest smile on my face like nothing is wrong .
    fea00karlaa fea00karlaa 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 23, 2014

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    I am feeling so depressed

    and don't know what to do about my love
    anusha459 anusha459 16-17, F Dec 28, 2015

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    I hide it in school and at home by talking a

    lot Always acting happy wen people around me But wen I'm alone I'm sad,quiet and verge of tears(can't cry) Never had true in person relationship I wish someone wanted me
    pilot2022 pilot2022 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 15, 2014

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    No! I definitely don't think I'm special enough

    to be cared about and actually why would anyone care? My parents, the ones who were meant to love me unconditionally, have given me away so where am I suppose to look for a refuge? I'm just a thing that came up and they couldn't get rid of me.
    gloomykidd gloomykidd 13-15, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Everything changed the day I picked up a blade.

    What many people don't realize is that their words really can hurt people. The person may not show that it effects them, however the minute their alone everything breaks. Some may cut, some may just cry, some may actually commit suicide! You should always be cautious of the...
    kelsey9317 kelsey9317 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 10, 2014

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    Yes, I know this feeling all too well.

    I'm depressed and working on getting out of it. I'm taking medicine and trying to find things that make me happy. What I'm here for is for anyone to talk to. I want to help people get out of depression, just like how I am. Especially people around my age. I know it's so...
    screaminginshadows screaminginshadows 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 28, 2014

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    old woman! www.cougarloving.com
    silencesss silencesss 41-45, F Dec 11, 2015

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    It's been almost a year

    since my hospitalization and i'm so scared of myself right now
    gingerjillian gingerjillian 18-21, F 7 Responses May 12, 2014

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    I've always hated this feeling of this darkness

    within me... A feeling I can't just shake off...
    NiMags NiMags 18-21, F Oct 18, 2015

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    I am planning out everything

    so that when the time comes for me to go, i have my suicide notes ready and i would be prepared and i will not back out last minute or fail... Not this time... This time i will make sure i succeed because i have ti at least succeed at one thing in life... Soon this whole torture...
    Depressedgirlxxx Depressedgirlxxx 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 9, 2015

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    Sometimes, I don't know

    if I can handle life anymore!
    MelMelrules93 MelMelrules93 18-21, T 1 Response Dec 14, 2015

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    Unpredictable

    I can't see it coming. I'll be happy, carefree, excited, and then it just stops. Suddenly I feel empty. I feel like I'm being drained and then filled up with a cold sadness. I wish it would stop, but it doesn't. The reason is unknown to me. Why am I sad? I don't know if I'll ever...
    glassdreams glassdreams 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 19, 2013

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    I take pills when I am sad

    or mad or even angry. I just grab random pills and take them because I feel like they make me feel normal and I go to sleep and wake up and act like it never happened. Depression hurts and I don't wish anyone to feel this way. I am never happy and I'm always badgering myself to...
    Peterpansxwifey Peterpansxwifey 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 13, 2015

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