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    Well may some of my friends here know

    that I'm in Mexico for the whole summer, which I'm super excited about! I been hanging out with my cousins, been going out downtown, played soccer, walking around, and other stuff. But lately I been starting to feel sad, kinda depressed I would said it. I guess I really do miss...
    Zimry96 Zimry96 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 21, 2014

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    babyhaleigh95 babyhaleigh95 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I need to leave now. I'm a worthless,

    empty, sick individual. Nobody gives a **** about me. It'd be so much easier on everyone if I was dead. I plan to be gone by this time tomorrow
    BrookeSandhurst BrookeSandhurst 16-17, F 13 Responses Mar 3

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    I can't cry. I literally can't.

    I have no tears left and I want so badly to cry. I never feel happy. Almost nothing excites me or makes me happy anymore. It's been like this for almost two years now, or more I don't remember. I feel a sadness lurking around me all the time. Around my friends, my family, around...
    camelunicorn camelunicorn 16-17, F 30 Responses Jun 30, 2014

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    I think people often underestimate what

    depression does to a person. I go from externalization/narcissism in dissociative states to internalization/depression. In other words; I go back and forth from deluding myself and avoiding it, to not deluding myself, which gives room for the slow unbearable process of...
    Outdoctrination Outdoctrination 18-21 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I can't sleep at night

    because my body hurts. I've been depressed more then once in my life, but it's never hurt this much before...
    PoindexterFan PoindexterFan 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Stuff Is Making Me Mad

    I've had issues with depression since I was 11. I eventually was put on medication when I wasn't self medicating with other things. I was forced to stay off my mood stabilizer when my mother went all nuts and threatened a lot of BS if I filled my prescription with her insurance...
    Greeneyedandcurious Greeneyedandcurious 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 20, 2013

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    Do you see me?? Do you see how i fake it.

    .? Do you see how i hate it..? Do you see??? I rarely laugh.. i rarely speak face to face with people. Do you know how it is to feel like you got a phobia about people?? How I got a big trust issue?? Do you see that I may have gotten better with studying.. That i can no longer...
    CursedRaven CursedRaven 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 11

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    I was depressed continuously

    for about a year and a half and now I get sudden waves of depression and my thoughts go wack and I start thinking of doing things I know are wrong and I wish this wouldn't happen but it does.
    JalenFrankie616 JalenFrankie616 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    EmanonEvahi EmanonEvahi 36-40, M 9 Responses Sep 16, 2014

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    so like idk its every day,

    and sometimes I'll feel okay ya know? like watching stuff i like or listening to music or night vale... but all the other times when im not escaping reality i just feel empty. and then i feel like a jerk because im soooo lucky! I have a good house, with wifi, and good friends...
    baldwinbitch baldwinbitch 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I just want to die. I tried

    so long to find happiness and now I don't even want it, I just don't want to live at all. I have a healthy family who love me and it makes me even more upset because I know people would die to be in my position which is the reason why I hate myself more. I want to go sleep and...
    gracexxx gracexxx 16-17, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    First off this is an old story everyone .

    Im happy now . NOVEMBER 26,2014 I'm not sure how much people will actually read this because it's going to be really long but basically I've struggled with depression my whole life . I'm not looking for attention i just want to put my story out there because I've hid it my...
    FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul 18-21, F 27 Responses Nov 26, 2014

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    I still haven't went to get help,

    I can't bring myself to do it. Maybe I don't actually care and want to feel this way. I don't see my future, I can't see myself doing anything "happy and productive" in the next 5-10 years if I do live. I'm useless, not really good at anything. Although there are positive sides...
    Britt4ny Britt4ny 70+, F 3 Responses Jan 14

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    This is the first time

    that I have admitted this to myself in the two years that I've been this way. And I don't care if this information makes you cringe when you read it. It's a sad reflection on the world that I haven't admitted this because I worry that people will just think I'm being dramatic...
    Littlemissshy25 Littlemissshy25 46-50, F 1 Response 39 mins ago

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    This is the hardest part I believe.

    Trying to explain how we do want help but at the same time want to be left alone. How after such a long time, we have fallen in love with our sadness and have convinced ourselves that without it we are nothing. We have come to identify ourselves with it; it's our comfort zone...
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I Do Know What It Feels Like. ...

    I do know what it feels like. I'm not there right now, but I certainly know what it feels like to not want to wake up again. Its a dark, dark, distant place and I could never wish that on anyone else. Its hard **** but you can get through it. The worse thing is it that you...
    pacwoman pacwoman 26-30, F 8 Responses Jan 8, 2007

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    I'm starting to think about death a lot.

    I wouldn't say I was suicidal but I'm definitely starting to think about who would miss me if I was gone and what would happen to all my stuff. I accept that I need help because I don't want to die just yet even if depression tells me I do. I want to fight this.
    someonelikeyou9 someonelikeyou9 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Only those who have experienced depression

    truly understand what a debilitating and horrible disease it is. All you want to do is sleep, and sleep, and sleep. The medication that the psychiatrists give you cause you to become even more numb, more cold. You feel worthless, helpless even. You begin to self-medicate but...
    SuicideRedefined SuicideRedefined 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 7, 2014

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    I am 41, single, and live with my mother.

    Did I scare you away yet? This is how I got here. From birth to age 5, my mom stayed home with me every day while my dad was at work. She noticed something unusual. Whenever she went into another room, I went right with her. She would tell me to stay and play with my toys, but I...
    leopardz leopardz 41-45, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Icrossmyheart Icrossmyheart 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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    That moment.. You want to connect with someone,

    someone to be close to..and u realize u have no one lol.. :D That's exactly how im feeling right now..have no one to say "hey" to or to ask me how I am? or how my life is going? and to know about there day and how things have been going with them.Sucks having no close friends...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 4 Responses May 15, 2014

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    I want to sleep my days away

    until I have none. I want a drunken stupor that lasts in silence of my own house so I can dwell and be completely lost but without being lost at all. No one to call. No one to see. No one to hear. Just me and my empty thoughts. Alone. In complete bitter silence where my mind...
    Xingouttheos Xingouttheos 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 2, 2014

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    I Am Depressed

    I know I am depressed, it has taken me over a year to get medication for it. The constant low moods and then getting really angry. It kills me. Although not suicidal yet i feel the brief feelings coming on. I can't physically move from bed in the morning, i don't want to go out...
    sparkle11 sparkle11 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 10, 2012

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    I been feeling Very bad.

    I don't know what to do, I feel like I'm falling in a deep dark hole. I don't know, I just don't know. my thoughts are too much, I'm sick of thinking I can't listen to music, I feel like everything reminds me of something sad I keep crying my eyes are so puffy and my head is...
    Tamona35 Tamona35 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    I'm getting tired of trying to fit your

    description of that boy who's so fake and who's so fiction. Wake up, your mind is stuck somewhere in a dream. Give me back all of my kisses, I should've kept them for somebody else. Baby, I'm real. Maybe you need to get over yourself. I'm not that naive, there's more underneath...
    Ruinsky Ruinsky 16-17 4 days ago

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    Went to my job, that I quit like 2 days ago,

    and I did not want to be there. I felt like I had let everyone down, I couldn't look any of my old coworkers in the face and I stayed quiet the entire time. I was so anxious, I wanted to break down crying. And to make matters worse, I want to tell my mom and close family friend...
    WolfsLullaby WolfsLullaby 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am depressed because my friends have been

    leaving me out recently. I have been covering my sadness by smiling and pretending nothing happened when inside, I am crumbling down. I have trust issues too because of how I was bullied last year and everytime im having a normal conversation with someone, a flashback happens...
    kaonashiaway kaonashiaway 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Everybody is always so fuc*king "fine".

    But we are not. Sometimes, we are hurt and bruised and nearly completely shattered and this, sir, is not what one calls fine... No one knows what's happening and you have to wear that fake smile so you don't hurt others..
    JennyAB JennyAB 16-17, F 9 Responses Jan 4

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    I went to mcdonald's

    and they got rid of the minion toys and I didn't get the one that I wanted. It really is affecting me because it was my favorite one to look at. Now I can't ever touch it I'm so sorry life. I want to die so much you people don't know how much I love minions. I cried when I got...
    funnygirl90 funnygirl90 70+, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Hey, how's all you trolls been?

    I haven't been on here in a long time. Months actually. One of the people I was talking to and became good friends with turned out to be so fake that it made feel like everyone on here is but oh well I guess I should get over it. What should I expect, it is the internet after...
    HopelessClarity HopelessClarity 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 9, 2014

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    I have no life.I'm already 22

    and I live with my grandparents,I stay home all day and going to sleep,thinking that the next day would be the same.It's all the same,makes me depressed,I feel that I'll always be lonely.
    Littlemisssunshine67 Littlemisssunshine67 22-25, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I know how to fake a smile

    even when I'm really low. Faking a smile is a good trick that helps me hide it. I don't want any stupid therapy
    VolenoieFoote VolenoieFoote 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am feeling empty, very empty

    for no reason. I just hope there are better days ahead of me. Been away for sometime and don't expect to be this quick depressed. Slept all day and woke up around 5pm.
    Afua77 Afua77 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I Send My Love To You All ≪3

    i know you don't no me in person... but i just wanted to say that i love you. I don't care who you are . what your problems are . your sexuality , your skin colour, where you live , what language you speak , your choice of music or what ever , i just wanted to say i love you. I...
    MiskaMaskedOne MiskaMaskedOne 18-21 1 Response Apr 23, 2013

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    i cheated for a month,

    he didnt want sex, he didn't even look at me i told him i cheated and he said we should work on "us" then he drove four hours to miami and had sex with his ex (who he dated for 7 years and couldn't get over) i just dunno what to do im so hurt, as hypocritical as it sounds. i...
    ayeallycat ayeallycat 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    When you lack motivation

    because you've accepted defeat...
    xoxoCharlierose xoxoCharlierose 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 2, 2014

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    my mind is so messed up I know I need

    professional help but I am too afraid to even go in to the Doctors and book an appointment I know depression lessens self-esteem and self-confidence but I didn't know it could get this bad. when I started getting depressed I promise myself I would never cut and I haven't yet but...
    thelittlekidindiapers thelittlekidindiapers 16-17, M 21 Responses Jun 6

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    A friend of mine passed away yesterday.

    Her life was taken by someone who said he loved her. .....this world disgusts me But at the same time I don't not fully blame the man responsible. The world itself is dark and wicked. It leads us down dark paths. Eventually some of us travel down long enough to believe we...
    imjustaghost imjustaghost 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have experienced a mild depression most of my

    life, and although it still affects me at times, it has been replaced by anger due to certain situations. I am not going to discuss the anger, but instead I'd like to focus on the 'depressed' part. It's a wide spectrum and even people who experience this vague "emotion" cannot...
    anothertheletter anothertheletter 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Sadness is tears after losing a game

    or a broken bone, depression is sobs at 3 am when you're all alone. Sadness makes you blue, depression makes you numb. Sadness loses to happy, depression loses to none. Sadness is the curious neighbor, depression is the unwanted houseguest. Sadness is your hotel room, depression...
    BabyBlondeOne BabyBlondeOne 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 6

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    The entire world thinks your worthless.

    You have nothing good going for you. Today you are 23 and yet you are still to amount to anything. You're a coward, you'll never commit to anything, including the ending you justify so well. You're a shame to your father who taught you so well, the man that couldn't understand...
    muhmullet muhmullet 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Have you ever felt that void in your chest,

    where nothing makes you warm or happy, everything just hurts? And you know what would make you feel better but you can't have it and that just makes the void darker and it gets so bad that you can't function normally, or even put on a fake smile anymore? Yeah... That's where I...
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    No one cares about you

    unless you're pretty or dead.
    PurpleHart PurpleHart 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 28, 2014

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    It sucks that no one understands how i am

    feeling right now. How depressed and suicidal I'm feeling and I wish my boyfriend and my family would take it serious cause right now I can't hold on any longer and I can just feel myself drifting into a black hole. Once it's done I can't come back nor do I want to. Just hope...
    BrokenGiggles BrokenGiggles 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I've suffered mild to severe depression

    for most of my adult life and ever since I was 16.
    cifer21 cifer21 22-25, M 2 days ago

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