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I Am Depressed Because I'm Lonely

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    I don't even know how to socialize.

    Maintaining a conversation is like disarming a bomb.
    Rinyotsu Rinyotsu 22-25, T 1 Response May 20

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    Occasionally, I’ll suffer a “temporary”

    depression--usually at night when I’m alone in my room—because I’m lonely & not satisfied with my life (I’m 28). Almost everything major that I wish to do/change in my life is meet with a roadblock, especially love. I’m jealous of couples (even fictional ones) who’ve...
    lovestarr lovestarr 26-30, F 5 Responses May 5

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    I'm going to die alone,

    no one will ever love me.
    MynameisMartin MynameisMartin 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 29

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    If you're in Northern New Jersey

    and have a high degree of empathy, join my meetup group. Http://meetup.com/NNJ-Empathy-Meetup/ We already have over 40 members. Our next Meetup is June 10 in Fairlawn, NJ and over 10 people have RSVPed. Why should you join our group? So that you can connect with similar...
    Roxvox Roxvox 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Thinking you've made a connection with someone

    and become close friends, then to all of a sudden have them completely ignore you without reason is a horrible thing. When you're already insecure it makes you over analyse absolutely everything you do and causes a severe lack of confidence. That happened to me lately and I...
    Fabulousboy91 Fabulousboy91 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 25, 2014

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    Over the past few days,

    I've been struggling with depression worse than I normally do. No matter what I do, I can't do anything right: it seems like I'm scaring people away from me more and more, my creativity is just broken, and..... I just feel alone and isolated. Everyone's too busy for me, or...
    KiwiDan KiwiDan 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 27

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    False Hope

    I am turning 16 in a month, and I've been struggling with depression for a long time. I am an athlete, involved in art, and in advanced classes (doing pretty well, but still feel stupid compared to everyone else). I don't have family issues, but we're kinda tight on money, and I...
    rosierose4 rosierose4 16-17, F 8 Responses Nov 16, 2012

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    Im not good in english.

    . So it Will be hard for me to understand and Write, But i Will try. Yes im lonely! Im so lonely! I dont have A Lot of friends and Them i have, im not close to Them, i can't talk to them, About how i feel because they do not understand me. It has been Like This from i was 12. I...
    kamillemille kamillemille 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    I hate being alone...

    But hate miserable company as well.
    Lthayer2011 Lthayer2011 22-25, F 4 Responses May 14, 2014

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    Nobody wants me, i get called bad stuff daily.

    I want someone to actually care bout me,accept my flaws and me.and b loyal
    pilot2022 pilot2022 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    The man I love obviously doesn't love me back.

    I'm sad hurt and lonely. I don't trust anyone. To him I'm just an option. I really like him. It's either be with him or continue to be lonely for several years. Either way it doesn't matter which one I choose, I lose either way
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Life Can Get Too Lonely

    I have had a bad day. I don't have anybody in my life who is there for me. I need someone,sometimes.
    scorpiogirl81 scorpiogirl81 31-35, F 16 Responses Aug 25, 2013

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    Im already lonely enough.

    I know losing you will kill me but i have to be strong. I have to do whats right for myself even if it hurts. Im ready to start fresh and take baby steps into being happy and whole again.
    brennpoo brennpoo 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I'M So Lonely

    I am so lonely. I have nobody to talk to except my EP brother and a few friends (one or two). I miss people talking to me and I'm thinking of just going emo or goth. I hate my life now and I just don't want to live. I have been getting bullied for the past few weeks and none of...
    Eryck899 Eryck899 16-17, M 8 Responses Oct 31, 2013

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    Extremely depressed. Lonely.

    No love. No sex. No emotions. Feeling hopeless, sad, depressed, miserable. Just want to die.
    zolito zolito 31-35, M 3 Responses Nov 14, 2014

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    I really want some friends

    or someone that likes me
    vvebcame vvebcame 16-17, F 7 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    Ever wondered what it's like to have no friends?

    It is very lonely and crushing. You begin to obsess about the fact that you have no friends and wonder why. You turn your harshest critical eye inward and self-examine and magnify all flaws, searching for a possible answer. Since you obsess about it so much, you begin to feel...
    yourpetmuzzie yourpetmuzzie 18-21, M 5 Responses Jan 3

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    Ive been lonely for almost all of my life.

    As i became teenager and moved to another country with my parents, it got worse and i expirienced awful loneliness which lead me to depression. Even now with the age of internet, i cant make even friends online. Im too negative person and i have nothing nice to say anymore. Cos...
    tokyo60s tokyo60s 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 27

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    No friends so lonely

    and depressed.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 1

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    These days I feel less optimistic about finding

    love . I mean ik I'm still young or whatever , but damn 😁 none of these male species are loyal lol , and the girls..idek :/ they dress and act like they work on the street corners every Friday night 😂😭 but on some real shxt, I'm realizing how much I want a significant...
    BVNG BVNG 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 10, 2014

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    I feel lonely.... everytime someone needs my

    help I do my best to help that person, maybe I'm not the best at something but I trie. In days like today I really need help and support, and when I ask for it everyone es like "nobody cares". It's good to have persons to laugh with but it would be better to have someone to cry...
    StudLish StudLish 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 23

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    Can't say much more than that.

    No motivation right now, been at odds with just about everything lately. No one to talk to about anything. If any understanding people want to talk about anything at all, hit me up.
    enltguy enltguy 31-35 1 Response Mar 29

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    How can you be afraid to die

    but not wanna live anymore?
    MiloLove3 MiloLove3 18-21, F 3 Responses May 6

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    There is this constant heavy feeling in my

    chest. It's not painful but its noticeable. I just can't shake the feeling of sadness out of me. I feel like such a freak at times, I wonder if anyone else feels like this. I've lost nearly all my motivation to do stuff, to see friends. I think I'm at the point where, I'm just...
    Livefree12 Livefree12 16-17, F Apr 25

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    Dont u hate it. When u see bestfriends

    and youre just like dam i wish i had a bestfriend that was with like that always by my side. I know i have friends but it seems like its all cuz we go to school together. I literally go from school, to home n vise versa. I got out once in a while with them but it would be nice...
    lesley2456 lesley2456 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    I guess I am back on here again.

    .. I want to share my story growing up in a city called Winnipeg. I was born and raised here throughout my whole life. From Kindergarten to Grade 6, I've been bullied for being overweight, I couldn't help it... I just love food. I was also a victim for being sexually harassed by...
    JuicyLuck JuicyLuck 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I have this huge gut feeling

    that I'm going to die alone. It's so hard to find someone that will love me. I just want to fall in love and get married and have a real family someday. It seems like the guys I really like don't want anything to do with me. But all the guys that aren't my type or I don't find...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Sometimes I Feel It

    So low, so helpless and all because I feel loneliness. I would never have thought I would feel so alone as I do at times. I just can't get over that I'm sleeping alone, I haven't had sex in forever and its killing me! My kids don't hug me hardly. No one does! I'm so numb from...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 11 Responses Sep 15, 2013

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    I am 24 years old. About 3 months ago I buried

    the last of my family. My parents have been gone for years and now the grandparents that acted in their place are gone too. Just before my Grandfather died the first man I had ever loved and showed me happiness left me. Now I feel as though I am in a hole and can't get out and...
    catpainter catpainter 22-25, F 10 Responses Sep 17, 2014

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    skittles0123 skittles0123 16-17, M 1 Response May 1

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    These last couple of days have been the worst

    of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but I mean I'm 21.. I didn't seriously think of it. My sister yelled at me and called me a bunch of things for worrying enough to even go to the doc...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    MissHawaii89 MissHawaii89 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15 1 Response Apr 11

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    Secrets And Lies

    I have so many secrets, so many lies hiding behind my eyes piled up so high so that they touch the sky if they weren't compressed in upon my chest so far in, which no one could see unless they come to me and plea but that matters not as there isn't so much as a thought about all...
    WinterWisper WinterWisper 22-25 1 Response Apr 22, 2013

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    I am very sad and depressed I feel like no one

    likes me everywhere I go I feel like someone is talking negative about me. For some reason I have developed social anxiety. I am so bored on the weekends I have no friends and nothing to do. I live alone with just me and my daughter. I really need friends I don't know what to do...
    121rainy 121rainy 26-30, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Why..

    i feel hated by everyone i get judged rumors start i lose friends.. i litteraly stay in my room for hrs listening to sad music but i pretend im ok but im really not.. im a really nice person but ppl dont give me the chance to show it..
    sethperoth sethperoth 18-21, M 4 Responses Oct 19, 2013

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    okay, so its Friday night

    and iam in bed :( i litterallly have nothing to look forward to in life anymore. iam 22 i have no friends or a boyfriend. i litterally have no plans at all this weekend because i have no friends andtheres nothing to do i feel like iam wastingmy life away. i struggle making...
    pinkglitteress pinkglitteress 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 18, 2014

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    Sometimes I Wonder Why God Screws Me Over Even Though I Have Done Nothing Wrong And I Need Somebody To Talk To.

    Im 15, and i have more issues then most adults, im a guy, and  im overweight, but not obese, i hate myself, im not bad looking, i have hair that almost goes to my shoulders, and  i wonder what ive done to deserve the treatment i get from people, Sometimes i feel im...
    coltonconley coltonconley 13-15, M 23 Responses Jun 16, 2011

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    It hit me today that I literally have no one to

    talk to anymore, I lost the best person I've ever known, and now I constantly feel isolated and alone. Especially at school where everyone is so social, in clubs and sororities etc.. I just have no motivation anymore, no drive to do anything, including being more social and...
    MyMindCravesNectar MyMindCravesNectar 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    What I Hate Most About It

    What I hate most about it is that if I ask for help, if I let someone find out, then they'll feel pressured or guilt tripped into spending time with me. I don't want to make anyone to feel like that. I really don't want to pressure anyone into keeping me company, I just want...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 9 Responses Nov 25, 2013

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    I keep giving and listening,

    giving and listening, but now I'm tired. I'm emptied out. I KNOW I should go the extra mile, love my neighbor, turn the other cheek. I KNOW I shouldn't complain so much about everything and just see the glass half full. But it's hard. Because everything just keeps going out, and...
    curledup curledup 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    Hi, I'm a 21 year old medical student living

    abroad, I was diagnosed with bipolar nearly 3 years ago, and before that I struggled a lot. I let it get quite far before my family told me to seek medical help, and finally gave me the courage to take a step forward. I've dealt with severe depression and bipolar for as long as...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    I Feel Like A Ghost

    I feel so worthless. I have no one. All my life I been entirely alone. My parents are abusive drunk losers. I had to teach my self everything I know, even though my parents aren't even dead. My birthday was 2 days ago. I spend it crying the whole day. Like every year. It's like a...
    BrokenDead BrokenDead 18-21, F 28 Responses Jun 11, 2010

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    Will Things Ever Change?

    When I look in the mirror I see a beautiful, attractive young woman that possesses the qualities that most men say that they want, but yet I'm single. Most of my experiences with men have been dysfunctional, from the time I was fourteen years old. I have given in relationships...
    jesusknows jesusknows 26-30 108 Responses Aug 9, 2008

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    I really need someone to talk to.

    I'm 21. I have no friends. No job. I don't go to school. I have nothing. I babysit every day, as I have for a couple years now. Every day it just gets worse. I feel bad for the girl I babysit because her parents don't teach her anything, right from wrong. I let this little...
    Goob21 Goob21 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 26

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    Night's here and the depression is starting to

    kick in again.. Like a blanket of negativity surrounding me, as if it was meant to protect me from me people but instead is alienating..
    lukeskywalker89 lukeskywalker89 22-25, M May 14

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