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I Am a Teen With Depression

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    I'm so sick of life. You always hear the

    expression, "Life is short", but it's not. Mines been way too long.
    calliejacobs97 calliejacobs97 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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    Please don't hesitate to talk to me

    if you ever feel alone, worthless, sad, or feel the need to hurt yourself. You're not alone in your struggle, everyone at some point feels the way you do and many people have overcome it. I'm here for you
    Michaelyourguardianangel Michaelyourguardianangel 18-21, M 9 hrs ago

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    I seriously want to kill myself

    so bad, but I can never bring myself to do it. Its ******* driving me insane.
    thequietpanda thequietpanda 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 25

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    Idk what to do anymore everyone hates me i dont

    think anyone would care if i died. I doubt my bf would even ******* care i hate my life and i just dont wanna be here anymore. I wanna take the blade to my wrist but ik if my bf finds out he will leave me and if my parents found out ill be sent off god please just take me now...
    Fuckthehaters69 Fuckthehaters69 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 9

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    She slowly drowned Down down down A mermaid she

    would be Letting the sea set her free
    gingerjillian gingerjillian 16-17, F 1 Response May 21

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    I'm angry. I wish I wasn't

    so sad and angry. I know things will get better but how do I deal with things now? Do I just keep telling myself that? It doesn't work. I've tried. I've tried so hard for so long. Now everyday I wake up I feel like I'm about to cry. I can't keep doing this. I want to die. But I...
    poppagee poppagee 16-17, F Oct 20

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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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    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 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19, 2013

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    I read this on the Internet once,

    and somehow, I couldn't agree more... You asked me how depression felt, and this is all I could come up with. It feels like I'm walking upstream through a current strong enough to pull me under four times over. There are others with me but they are walking along the banks...
    Meloryne Meloryne 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 25

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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

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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 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 10

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    Although I'm not alway depressed I feel like it

    never goes away. Some days are better than others but they all feel the same. I don't want to die but some days are bad and I have to cling to what I care about. I'm writing this here because nobody knows me this way and I think that it would be better if they didn't. I don't...
    StrikerXVE StrikerXVE 13-15, M Nov 1

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    Idk why but I feel more depressed

    than usual. There's nothing wrong between me and my bf or anything at school. Well sorta school I guess. My uncle puts so much pressure on me and yesterday, when we got our science tests back ,I didn't even look at my grade. I just think so low of myself sometimes and I can't...
    CatWithScars CatWithScars 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    I Feel So Alone

    About 10 months ago my parents split up, it was shocking i had not seen this coming at all. My parents never even fought, it was so unexpected. i had people helping me through it my sister, my two best friends. My sister and i went to one cousleing session, i didnt really...
    missunknown912 missunknown912 16-17 6 Responses Aug 11, 2009

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    sarsar4dawin sarsar4dawin 16-17, F Oct 27

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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

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    I did something bad and

    now I'm trapped...
    sarsar4dawin sarsar4dawin 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 8

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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

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    You're not alone, you're not worthless,

    message me if you ever need someone to talk to
    Michaelyourguardianangel Michaelyourguardianangel 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Its Fake.

    I can tell you right now, I can not go one day without feeling depressed. Today was amazing, I loved hanging out with my friends, being funny, and what not. Then, we're walking around and a kid I hate goes "Hey, ****(talking to my friend), Can I borrow a razor ? I really feel...
    mentallysick mentallysick 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 30, 2012

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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 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.
    AmJordi AmJordi 18-21, M 4 Responses Sep 5

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    I've been depressed for two months

    now due to neglect and anxiety and have been trying to fight it. I then suddenly had the urge to commit suicide tonight. I don't usually tell anyone about my problems but it was like a must to tell my bestfriend about my plan. He then told my parents and they talked to me about...
    inevitablegal inevitablegal 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 15

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    I've been struggling with depression

    since my Freshman year. I guess I didn't handle the transition very well. It comes and goes in bouts, but lately it's just settled in. I just don't feel like doing any of my homework or getting up in the mornings and there's this horrible sense of dread every night when I think...
    Erotavlas Erotavlas 16-17, F Nov 10

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    I don't want to die. I don't want to be a

    number, I don't want to be a statistic, and I don't want to be a tragedy. In the past I have struggled. I have wanted to die. I have wanted to rip the skin from my bones just to feel something other than the despair that clung to my soul. But I'm done. Which is not to say that I...
    Trahere Trahere 18-21, M Oct 26

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    It all started about a year ago,

    when my mom was diagnosed with cancer. My life as I knew it went to ****. Every day was a mental battle to keep going. The only thing that made me feel happy was my group of friends, but soon they quit wanting to be around me and just like that, I was alone. I hate the town I...
    ImTired98 ImTired98 22-25, M 14 hrs ago

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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 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    As you guys can tell I'm not a teenager anymore.

    But the depression part I get because I have been dealing with mental illness most of my life at least since the 4th grade when I was diagnosed with my ADHD and in 7th grade with my Bipolar. When I hear you guys say that nobody understands what you are going through you are...
    mlcockrell mlcockrell 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 24

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    Everyday I think more

    and more about life. Life has so many beautiful things. I don't have the ability to reach those things. I'm starting to cry everything and find more and more things I hate about my life. When I think of the future with my dream job I also remember I'm too stupid to become an...
    StephanieGurla StephanieGurla 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    It's been almost a year

    since my hospitalization and i'm so scared of myself right now
    gingerjillian gingerjillian 16-17, F 8 Responses May 12

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    By Declaring We Are Weak, We Become Weak, We Do Not Become Better.

    Whatever you dream and think of, you create. If it is hell, you die and see hell. If it is evil and Satan, you get a Satan. If ghosts, you get ghosts. Whatever you think, that you become. If you have to think, think good thoughts, great thoughts. This taking for granted that you...
    Abhih123 Abhih123 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 30, 2013

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    Depression is... An emptiness,

    that swallows us whole. It's not even just pure dark or light, pure sadness or anger, it's emptiness. My emptiness was caused by my sense of not belonging. Nobody likes me, or talks to me. Nobody wants to be my friend or ask me what's wrong. They just don't care about me. I don...
    machriskabensler machriskabensler 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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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 3 Responses a week ago

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    I think people don't know how bad words hurt

    people and the **** it can make people do to themselves and others.
    ImTired98 ImTired98 22-25, M 14 hrs ago

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    I Would Like To Share My "Story" With People ,

    I Just Want To Ease My Conscious . If You Can , Message Me c:
    cesarpadilla cesarpadilla 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 24

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    I feel like **** in this planet,

    i cant continue im sad, angry and everything
    Latifa253 Latifa253 13-15, F Oct 21

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    How I Feel All Of The Time

    i spend most of my time now depressed i have been told by different psychiatrist's that i have severe depression i self harm every other day now at one point it was every day and i was walking around with about 70 cuts on my arm at a time i try not to but to me it feels that same...
    elliottdudley elliottdudley 18-21, M 9 Responses Jun 12, 2011

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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 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 28

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    it's like every second of my life isn't

    for me it's for the sake of others.
    ammmannddaaa ammmannddaaa 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    When you are surrounded with negativity all the

    time, it's so hard not to succumb to it yourself. I've never been a very strong person, although to most I give the appearance that I am. But when all around you there is hatred, sorrow, and negativity, what else do you expect? It's not like I can escape it, it's just my life...
    21cookielover21 21cookielover21 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    One Day At A Time

    The feeling of worthlessness, lonliness, quietness, abandonment, fear for tomorrow, intolorent. I feel so unhappy sometimes, like last. I was up until like 2 a.m. repeatng to myself "why can't I be happy?" shedding tears along the way. The feeling of emptiness. I find myself in...
    idontseebeautiful idontseebeautiful 16-17 3 Responses Dec 29, 2012

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    I get depressed a lot lately especially at

    night. Been dealing with this crap for over a year and I'm sick of it. And lately I'm very angry.
    Stimpy101 Stimpy101 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 19

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    I'm tired of feeling useless.

    The only thing stopping me from committing suicide is God. I pray asking for questions as to why I'm treated so horribly. I have no one to go to. No one to help me and I'm slowly running out of options.
    inevitablegal inevitablegal 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 15

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    Depressed Teens Are Intelligent, Not Psycho!

    If you are sad about family stuff (yes, even abuse) or about conflicting inner personalities....you are smart enough to realize that this is not the way you want your life and the world to be. These things are at odds with your beliefs and thoughts.... Therefore they upset you...
    sacredArchitect sacredArchitect 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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    I feel so empty inside

    so weak . So pathetic
    fea00karlaa fea00karlaa 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 12

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    Does anyone else feel really tired all the time?

    I've been depressed for awhile, but this year I've started feeling extremely tired. I had a snow day today and accidentally slept for 14 hours straight. Everyday after school I take a 2 hour nap. I get behind on work because I'm so tired all the time. My parents accuse me of...
    mysteryhatcat mysteryhatcat 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    I'm sick of crying, I'm tired of trying,

    yea I'm smiling, but inside in dying!
    icantlive232677 icantlive232677 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 7

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    Fuckthehaters69 Fuckthehaters69 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 9

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    Please take the time to watch this,

    you're not as alone as you think http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=v7LBggDKEtM
    Michaelyourguardianangel Michaelyourguardianangel 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Dlebarzani Dlebarzani 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 22

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    Facing The World By Myself

    People don't know how I feel. They don't know what it's like to be in a crowded room and still feel lonely. I feel like everyone eventually leaves, no one actually cares. That's the reason I started self-harming because I feel that empty loneliness inside and I can't help but...
    justahuman justahuman 13-15, F 6 Responses Dec 19, 2012

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