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I Am a Teen With Depression

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    myrandomusername myrandomusername 16-17, M Feb 6

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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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    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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    Depression is getting worse.

    More stress is just piling up. Its dragging me deeper down into a darkness i wont be able to escape. Suicidal tendencies growing stronger everyday. This helps a little bit. Horrible anxiety attacks, and the medication is not working...
    awkwardteenbro awkwardteenbro 16-17, M Jul 14

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    Secret account. I am slowly slipping back into

    depression. My father cannot accept me for who I am and judges me all the time. He hates that i am nerdy, awkward, and that i am not who he wants me to be. I have seen doctors over the years and he made it seem it was my mother who was making me depressed. But now that i am...
    awkwardteenbro awkwardteenbro 16-17, M Jul 12

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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 21 Responses Oct 20, 2011

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    But a mermaid has no tears,

    and therefore she suffers so much more.
    Brokendreams24 Brokendreams24 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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    I'm 13 years of age,

    and I can't even remember the last time I smiled.
    BethHawkins BethHawkins 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    So me i have so much depression,

    ya cant even imagine wat i have been threw. I take pills for depression
    ashley486 ashley486 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Bullying Destroys Lives

    i have been suffering depression for many years due to constant bullying. i suffered alone forf many years and i needed to tell someone and that was a mistake they just said i was taking it all out ofd proportatuion when stealing my stuff isnt enough espically after 5 years. i...
    nimah123 nimah123 16-17 7 Responses Oct 28, 2010

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    I had gone 2 months without cutting.

    . I had relapsed a couple weeks ago though. I ended up relapsing again last night.. I'm going through a rough time and I'm not sure what to do :/
    CatySansom CatySansom 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    http://youtu.be/6XAT2C9CCPY I listen to

    this a lot I feel so alone and lost and un loved
    SCARFACEkyle SCARFACEkyle 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 21

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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'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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    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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    It may not be depressing to you

    but one of my lady friends used to talk all the time. Then her boyfriend had a huge falling out about how he treats her and myself. He used to treat us like dirt. And he was the only one in on the joke. She was too kinda but just went along with it. Anyway she's been spending...
    adav218 adav218 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I have had depression

    for a year now, and it may only seem like a short time, but to me it seems like forever, it started off with a boy that I used to know, he was so nice, until he decided to take me for advantage and he made me say, and do thinks think a teenager wouldn't dream of doing, I was...
    BethHawkins BethHawkins 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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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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    Sometimes I feel like just killing something.

    That's how I would start my autobiography. I try to be a person an actual human being but humans are selfish, and I disgust myself not because of my wants but because of me. I want to feel the same as others. I want to feel bad when others cry, and guilty when I upset someone...
    dominicwiddop dominicwiddop 18-21, M Jul 20

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    I was bullied in 4th grade.

    I was molested by a cousin when I was 9 as well the only person who knows about it is my half sister Julia because he did it to her to. I was molested again in 8th grade by a class mate. I've been cheated on a lot of times and even bruised up by an ex boyfriend. I was hit a lot...
    alexvalen alexvalen 16-17, F Jul 9

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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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    XmarxusX XmarxusX 13-15, M 5 Responses Jul 17

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    I am 14, with depression.

    I need someone too talk too.. Someone please help me .. I feel like I'm done here.. I just need someone.. Please, if you message me or whatever don't be a perv..
    Thatonegirl5678 Thatonegirl5678 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 16

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    I had a pretty traumatic childhood

    which led to my anxiety and depression now. When I was 6 yrs old, I found my neighbor after a failed suicide attempt. I had gone over to see if she wanted to play with my sister and I , only to find her on her bedroom floor. I saw the cuts, knife and blood. She looked so...
    SingToTheSky2298 SingToTheSky2298 16-17, F Jul 23

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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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    fea00karlaa fea00karlaa 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    I've been pretty depressed lately,

    I feel worthless and honestly I don't have many people who care about me, I'm always second or third best. I'm never anyone's first choice and it just hurts. And everyone gets sick of me eventually so a lot of the time it's hard to even make myself try. I wish I didn't feel this...
    KittyTittyGang2 KittyTittyGang2 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Im usually stuck inside alone cause my dad wont

    let me out and im barely aloud to be on the phone
    carrie01 carrie01 13-15, F Jun 28

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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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    hey all ! ... this is important

    and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i expected people will help me out from my heart broken stage and yes to maximum extend people helped, thanks a lot... then i began...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    I can't take life to much more no one loves me

    or cares all I want is love and to be accepted I'm 17 and gay I just don't know what to do anymore I'm lost fallen from the way of life and happiness I just need someone to be there but that's to much to ask
    SCARFACEkyle SCARFACEkyle 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    I just want to take the pills

    and get it over with. I can't keep living like this. It feels like someone is stabbing me in my chest. Everything hurting. I don't deserve to be here idk why I'm here. Everyone leaves me because of how worthless I am. I'm a horrible person.
    mikaylahoguexo mikaylahoguexo 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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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 3 Responses Jan 28

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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 4 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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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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    Sometimes i feel like my heart is drowning in

    my sadness. Like right now.
    agentsofshield agentsofshield 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 14

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    I'm done with my life everything keeps going

    wrong...I'm sorry I'm not perfect... :/
    Il0veandre Il0veandre 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21

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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 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    My mom always makes comments about how suicide

    is the most selfish thing a person can do to those around them. I never shared the same view so I just ignored it. I have been feeling suicidal recently, how do I tell her without her getting upset and making it worse?
    SingToTheSky2298 SingToTheSky2298 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I've dealt with depression

    for 4 years now and I can honestly say that it gets better. Although, it didn't until this year. My best advice to anyone out there struggling is to find things that YOU like to do and find people who support you. If it's sitting inside on the weekends on Netflix or tumblr then...
    sm2597 sm2597 16-17, F May 27

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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 9 Responses May 12

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    fea00karlaa fea00karlaa 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 23

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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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    I want to give up so bad But I can't,

    It would kill the loved ones No matter how much I want to let go I can't do that to them, So I'll stay, Unhappy and miserable So the love ones are not
    HaleyMaye7 HaleyMaye7 13-15, F Jul 15

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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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    When my mom first found out I was cutting all

    she said was: don't let anyone at school find out. I stopped for 45 days before I relapsed this time my dad said what are people going to think about me and your mother? Now I rely heavily on my cousin to help me stay clean... It's been 94 days since I last cut
    haileemattis haileemattis 16-17, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I have depression and a boyfriend,

    and he is having trouble dealing with me. All I want to do is talk to someone, but he is my only friend. He gets tired of me always crying and talking about things, which makes me hate myself, and feel like I'm in the wrong for every saying anything was wrong. I don't know what...
    ladychief13 ladychief13 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I don't know who to turn to,

    I'm too scared to talk to anyone
    aishexx123 aishexx123 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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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 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 17

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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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    Okay guys as you can see I'm not a Teen haven't

    been for a long time, and by some people's words on here I'm like 100 years old. I know it's hard for you guys to think of any adult being able to remember what it was like to be a teenager and deal with depression. I was given my ADHD and my Bipolar when I was in the 4th...
    mlcockrell mlcockrell 36-40, M a week ago

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    I can't do any thing I want

    because I'm unable imagine my feelings
    adam7L7 adam7L7 18-21, M Jul 17

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    Consumed

    I want to share my story with hopes that it will make me feel better. Feedback from strangers who can relate would be wonderful. I didn't know it was possible to feel like this. I've been battling with my conscious for years and years. To start, it's apparent that my parents...
    Longxgonex102594 Longxgonex102594 16-17 3 Responses Nov 21, 2011

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