I Am Clinically Depressed

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 284 People

    Depression: Low Self-esteem, Humilations And Public Ridicule

    I had three nervous breakdowns and is diagnosed as clinically depressed by a psychiatrist in our community. I literally became insane for three times with my mind out of the reality and immersed in fantasies. In these three breakdowns, i was literally insane; speaking and acting...
    fernan25 fernan25
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jan 7, 2010

    HIV Diagnosis And Being Gay Are Too Much

    Many days I don't feel like doing a thing since my youth and life has been ruined by this disease, by this world I was brought into where people hate me for being gay, want me to die of AIDS for it, which is a terrible burden for my soul to carry. I hope someday soon I die in my...
    codycosmo codycosmo
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jul 5, 2013

    Things I Hate...

    Here are the things that I hate hate hate....................# Making my lunch when I go to university.# Brushing my teeth in the morning.# Eating breakfast, lunch, and dinner...OMG I hate foods! (except pizza)# Getting dressed up to go out.# Peeing when I'm at my university...
    LisbethTylerMorgan LisbethTylerMorgan
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 10, 2013

    When I'm Hurting I Get A Sick Pleasure From Indulging In Sadness

    Song lyrics are the main source of this. For all you out there who feel the same, here's one for the playlist. Grow Up And Blow Away By: Metric "Grow Up And Blow Away" Floating the room Two by two From the womb To the holiday There is no holiday First double-cross...
    mindgirl mindgirl
    36-40, F
    Oct 22, 2012

    "Struggling Musician"

    The joy I get from making and studying music vs. the frustration it brings... Personal and professional. I sometimes feel soo inadequate. My teacher tells me I'm good and people love my music, but I don't even know why people say I'm good when I just look at it all and it feels...
    bluetree88 bluetree88
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 2, 2013

    Recently I have moved into my mom's home

    and decided to leave my dad. We've never quite got along and I really just could not take anymore of it. My mom and I have been trying so hard to have him just sign over custody papers just so it's simple on everyone. I'll be 18 this December coming up. Basically just one more...
    observando observando
    18-21, F
    Jan 15, 2014

    I Found This

    I did not write it. It seems like I did. Exactly how I feel. So I copied and pasted. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ok, im a 13 year old girl and ive been suffering severe depression for over the last 2 or so years for...
    nomeatforshrimp nomeatforshrimp
    16-17, F
    Jul 25, 2012

    My Depression

    Hi, im 14 years old, i struggle with a lot of stuff, im medically diagnosed with depression since almost a year ago, and i take antidepressants every single morning, i also cut myself to feel better, it has become an addiction, i am bipolar, i am anorexic with bulimic tendences...
    ateenagegirl ateenagegirl
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jul 5, 2013

    A Quick Introduction, Probably The Same As All The Others.

    I've been in treatment for a little over 5 years, seeing a shrink, just drug therapy, on antidepressants for most of that time. At the time I started, I was crying every day. That went on for 8 months. I only missed a couple of days in that entire period. I should have asked for...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Nov 1, 2011

    "tired"..................

    Im not sure where to start. I need to get things off my chest. I am a little depressed right now and have found that writting often helps. I am quite down at the moment and i am findin it really hard. I don't have any friends but one but i can't really turn to if im in trouble...
    Anto815 Anto815
    46-50, F
    1 Response Feb 22, 2011

    Life doesn't mean **** to me,

    nothing means **** to me, I can't seem to find joy in anything, I feel useless, I feel like my life is as valuable as that of an insect, that I just bug people and serve no purpose in this world, that I'm meant to be alone forever and I feel like I deserve it. I feel so...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 30, 2014

    I just told my parents

    that I am clinically depressed. They were acceptive, and I found out that some people on my dad's side of my family have problems with depression, too. I am going to see my doctor this week to get some help. So, my advice to all the teens who are worried is to just do it. I left...
    mcurling mcurling
    16-17, F
    Jan 26, 2014

    I'm Always Upset.

    But things are getting worse. I foudn out today that i'm super failing math. and i am behind on my science because i tried to catch up on my math. And my parents think i'm a disappointment. again.
    keke89 keke89
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 5, 2007

    Why Am I Trying?

    Every day the moments I spend faking a smile are appearing as an endless struggle now...Trying to appear ‘normal’, In some sort of way. It seems that the pain is always here with me and it hurt's to much to breathe...I know there’s been many who’ve had it worse than me...
    iPandaHero iPandaHero
    16-17, F
    Sep 6, 2012

    One Thing After Another.

    I feel like I just can't catch a break. I am only 16, and I've been depressed since the beginning of 8th grade.  It started off with my mom. She was sort of bad at doing what she was supposed to do, like picking me up on time to go over to her house for the weekend (every...
    Karley Karley
    16-17, F
    1 Response Sep 3, 2008

    Will The Depression Ever End?

    I've had depression for as long as I can remember, but wasn't officially diagnosed with it until seventh grade. I am seventeen now. Here is my story. My parents broke up when I was two and my mother married a man when I was about three and had my sister a year later. My step dad...
    aleshasummer aleshasummer
    18-21, F
    Sep 7, 2013

    Alone In A House Full Of People.

    If  only people would understand that I do not choose to be the way I am.  Depression is a hormonal imbalance in the brain.  At least that is what I have been told. My mother left me and my brother when we were just babies.  We never knew our father, so...
    daisysducky daisysducky
    61-65, F
    Apr 4, 2010

    20 Years And Counting...

    Maybe 30 but i didn't realize until 20 years ago. I have gone through life with very low self esteem and up to a point people would say 'but you are great, you've got so much going for you'...Im not the person I was. I am tired and I am what i think i am. I have acted to reflect...
    dereksmalls dereksmalls
    36-40
    1 Response Oct 16, 2012

    Pain insists upon being attended to.

    God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in our pains. It is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world. - C.S. Lewis
    anonymousxdave anonymousxdave
    31-35, M
    Oct 25, 2015

    Surrender

    I come from a broken home that appears to be perfect.i belong no where because i am unusual.i do not appear to be normal, and i have never met anyone like me.i push away those who seem to care about me,in fear of hurting them.i fear everything in life.i worry about every word i...
    Alightonthewater Alightonthewater
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jul 15, 2011

    I Don't Like Life Anymore...

    Maybe I'm wrong. Maybe, just maybe, these feelings are all in my head or I'm having a bad nightmare that I have to wake up from-a nightmare that's lasted for more than 8 months. I realized I was depressed 9 months ago, when I asked people if it was possible to know by urself...
    lifesuxbigtime lifesuxbigtime
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Aug 19, 2007

    So I saw something that to be clinically

    depressed you have to have 5 out of 9 symptoms and have them persist for at least 2 weeks... I think I have 3 of them, with persistence being on and off a bit. So I guess I'm not technically clinically depressed, but it sure feels like it and it really wrecks havoc on my life...
    goodloot3 goodloot3
    22-25, M
    1 Response Oct 22, 2014

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    Hey, I found this app called Pacifica. It might help you if you're anxious or depressed. It keeps track of your mood, allows you to write things down, you can join groups who feel...
    Lynnd520 Lynnd520
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 20
    Sometimes I'm happy. Sometimes I'm sad. Sometimes I'm both at the same time. I'm not depressed. I may feel like I am, but I'm not. I know I'm not. I get overwhelmed with my...
    JeSuisAutomne JeSuisAutomne
    16-17, F
    Apr 16
    I really need some advice. I'm currently in my last semester of college and I should be graduating in May of this year with a degree. However, I jammed myself with 6 different...
    Softballplayer04 Softballplayer04
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 14
    It happens over and over when there are times that I feel really happy about myself like I have the spirit in me. Then other times that when I'm super depressed, where I get angry...
    Tagstar2000 Tagstar2000
    13-15, M
    1 Response Apr 14
    I am depressed about my son growing up. A little background: My husband has a daughter that lives with us full time. Her mother left when she was only 1. I met my husband when...
    proudmama5711 proudmama5711
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 13
    i am depressed for many reasons , there are so many reasons i can't name all of em but it is killing me so much idk what other way to solve it besides killing myself which i...
    babyyyelisa babyyyelisa
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 12
    I don't let onto people that I'm depressed. I just go through life pretending I don't have a problem. I know I show signs of depression, but people in rl don't take an interest in...
    DragonTheDragon DragonTheDragon
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 11
    My son is 20 was once a top track runner in Canada. You know scholarship to schools in the USA. Now he has quit everything and has started smoking pot and a smoking cigarettes. He...
    Mal1967 Mal1967
    46-50, M
    Apr 10
    I binge eat and need help to stop, why do I binge?
    meliefry meliefry
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Apr 10
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up) Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 10
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up) Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 10
    **** everything, if anyone wants to talk to me to make sure I'm okay(Which Ik no one will cause no one gives a ****) then pm me
    Jason2111 Jason2111
    13-15, M
    2 Responses Apr 10
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up)  Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 10
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up)  Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 10
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    mengak mengak
    26-30, M
    Apr 10
    Hi, My name's ---- I'm 16 It began when I was 3rd grade. Me and my parents we're eating Dinner and told me after Dinner to talk to them outside. I finished and went outside. I...
    Nobody1415215425 Nobody1415215425
    16-17, M
    Apr 9
    So today I was laying in bed and tears started flowing out randomly. First one from the left, it rolled down slowly, then the right. I wiped them away feeling silly for well...
    odioshi odioshi
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 9
    I honesty don't want to live anymore, that's how bad it actually is right now. The pain is so strong, I can't ignore it anymore.. I wish there was a way to be happy again but right...
    DarkMooon DarkMooon
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    I'm too old to be depressed. I look at other people and the ones who seem to be depressed are in their teens or early twenties. Maybe I'm just looking at the surface. I want to be...
    ebetheee ebetheee
    41-45, F
    Apr 8
    I'm heartbroken and empty...I'm a great person with so much love to give and so much life...yet feel lifeless. I know this feeling will pass. It's the patience part that I'm not...
    notavictimbutasurvivor notavictimbutasurvivor
    36-40, F
    Apr 8
    In the darkest reaches of my heart sits a small girl. She doesn't know me, yet she affects me every day. She's anxious. She's sad. She cries all the time. The poor girl is so...
    Anonylyn Anonylyn
    22-25, F
    Apr 8
    everyday I make another ****** decision and lose more people I love. give me a reason why I should believe it gets better. because right now I just want to end it all.
    kodellio kodellio
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
    I'm so hard to fight this war in my head but it keeps getting worse when I try to look at the bright side. I can't control my own feelings.
    LunaKruna LunaKruna
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Apr 8
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    dragoncub dragoncub
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Apr 7
    These past few weeks have been more of a struggle. I can feel myself dipping back into the depths of darkness. How do you motivate yourself to work if you barely have the...
    PuckDrop PuckDrop
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 7
    "You don't wanna be depressed do you? Then don't" Why the hell didn't I think of that?! All this time the answer was just right in front of me! The answer to all my problems...
    holygrailofvampires holygrailofvampires
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 7
    Today I had a portfolio review in college and some other stuff required by my major and my advisor said I was doing really well, so that made me happy. Then I went into a meeting...
    starling156 starling156
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 7
    Why can't i just die already? Why can't i feel loved? What is the point of living? I am a depressed attention wanting idiot.
    kagezuki10 kagezuki10
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 6
    Your own people are useless who to blame ... Don't have a space for stress .. Will take it easy ... Atleast I m alive
    Dezeena Dezeena
    26-30, F
    Apr 5
    Just last nite (Mon ,4 2016) I lost my dog who was literally my best friend, I don't have much in the world and he gave me happiness in this time which I cherished dearly. Instead...
    coolindeed coolindeed
    31-35, M
    Apr 5
    I just want to be loved ..........by someone real ......who doesn't turn out to be fake
    roseblood123 roseblood123
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 5
    I'm so tired it's not even funny
    sarah10467 sarah10467
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 4
    well I do but it's not common but something just ticked me off a few days ago I was in my algebra class and I got up from my desk to do something but when I came back a girl put...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 3
    For with God nothing will be impossible (Luke 1:37). There yet is hope for you in Christ. Whatever your problem may be, and however seemingly grave the situation miay be, it is...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    For with God nothing will be impossible (Luke 1:37). There yet is hope for you in Christ. Whatever your problem may be, and however seemingly grave the situation miay be, it is...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    For with God nothing will be impossible (Luke 1:37). There yet is hope for you in Christ. Whatever your problem may be, and however seemingly grave the situation miay be, it is...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    Everyone needs compassion, a love that's never failing, let mercy fall on us. Everyone needs forgiveness, the kindness of a Savior, the Hope of nations. Savior, He can move the...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    Everyone needs compassion, a love that's never failing, let mercy fall on us. Everyone needs forgiveness, the kindness of a Savior, the Hope of nations. Savior, He can move the...
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    16-17, M
    Apr 3
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