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I Am Depressed

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    At this point i don't care about anything

    anymore. In the amount of time I've been on this earth i come to realize, no matter how hard i work my existence here serves no purpose.
    TheLastOfMe TheLastOfMe 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    SadLittleFlower SadLittleFlower 13-15, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Our distinction from animals is emotion

    so why do people get bent out of shape when guys cry it just shows that we are human and that even the strong break
    tatterdremains tatterdremains 13-15, M a week ago

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    I am trying so hard to find the hope.

    I can't get my med stabilized and these Bipolar swings are wearing me out. NIghts are the worst. I want to call one of those crisis lines but I am scared. Of what? I don't know. I am afraid of being vulnerable and someone not understanding.
    givemenoname givemenoname 51-55, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm broken, and feel the need to scream

    and burst out crying. But for some reason, i feel like all my tears are all gone onto my pillows
    serenapaul serenapaul 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Why am I always depressed

    as soon as I get to school? At home I am the happiest girl ever. But I get to school and my mood drops drastically. Why does this happen? I hate it so much and is there a way I can make myself cheer up before I get on the bus?
    alleycat888 alleycat888 13-15, F 6 Responses 5 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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    Am I Dreaming Or Is It Me?

    I fall asleep to wake up to this dream. This dream of me. This dream of me falling off the track. Of things I can't take back. It's just a list of faces and known places. A heart that cannot be fixed. A mind that's on the fritz. What is this. What is this hole you've dug...
    solomon3020 solomon3020 18-21, M 16 Responses Jun 5, 2014

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    My ex text me... After 5 months without talking.

    .. I thought I was recovered... That text make me wish I was dead...
    Anotherfailmatty Anotherfailmatty 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I keep on having suicidal dreams it's weird b/c

    I remember one so well it felt like it was real
    wateverforever wateverforever 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    No one cares about you

    unless you're pretty or dead.
    PurpleHart PurpleHart 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 28, 2014

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    My heart can only take

    so much. I don't know what to do to escape the pain. My thoughts frighten me.
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 9 Responses Dec 10, 2014

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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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    Walking under the rain.

    Hair soaked, weather cold Body numb but not from the hard rain or cold My lips... were wanting yours... now kissing whiskey bottle Walking but feeling like I get no where, I just sit next to a dog under the light I look at him, he looks at me I am sorry for him, I am sure he...
    SensualRomantic SensualRomantic 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Since I lost the greatest love of my life I

    have been asked countless times what I did to her that caused this. Unfortunately it is assumed that since I am a man, all men are jerks and thus I did something wrong. I can’t say that this did not offend me because I gave her nothing but kindness, love and respect. I did...
    NoOneImportantNow NoOneImportantNow 46-50, M 4 Responses Aug 13, 2014

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    It's hard to house sit alone

    when you're feeling suicidal...
    Jupiterfl04 Jupiterfl04 18-21, F 3 Responses 57 mins ago

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    Dowandup Dowandup 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    constant trouble, constant drama sometimes i

    struggle i try to break free from this crazy world we live in, i just wish i could change and make things different but there ia a demon sitting on me and pushing me down. i try so hard to stand up and stay strong, **** it whatever this day throws at me ill take on, nothing...
    fuckedupbacon fuckedupbacon 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've been feeling down lately.

    Recently my brother got throw in jail for violating his probation and then my dad wanted me to pick up the pieces...his little sister watching after her brother and I am 29 btw! I go to college and I work part time. I'm a little busy for somebody else's problems. Then my mom got...
    amee100 amee100 26-30, F 2 days ago

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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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    troubled, ended the fight

    and yet enemies come back... sigh.
    kragoth135 kragoth135 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day 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 5 Responses Jul 9, 2014

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    "What are those?" he asked pointing at the

    scars in my arm. "Battle wounds." I whispered. "Who were you fighting?" "Myself...." - K
    IAmACatXP IAmACatXP 13-15, F 8 Responses Sep 5, 2014

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    Think About This...

    Wanna kill yourself? Imagine this. You come home from school one day. You've had yet another horrible day. You’re just ready to give up. So you go to your room, close the door, and take out that suicide note you've written and rewritten over and over and over You take out those...
    KittayGoesRawrxD KittayGoesRawrxD 16-17, F 66 Responses Nov 13, 2012

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    My day just went from borderline okay

    and having a smidge of effort to get changed and possibly dye my hair to, why the **** am I even awake.
    Unicornpeasant Unicornpeasant 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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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 felt so invisible today.

    I just need a hug or something..
    juliaarosee juliaarosee 16-17, F 13 Responses Sep 4, 2014

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    My Declaration

    So many thoughts course through my mind that it has grown weary. Thoughts of life, of meaning, of purpose, of concepts, of beliefs.  Thoughts of “shoulds” or “should have nots”. Thoughts of reasoning, of justification. Thoughts of fantasies, of fulfillment. Thoughts of...
    WearOutKyd WearOutKyd 26-30, M 8 Responses Sep 5, 2013

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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 17 Responses Mar 3

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    IntenseCookie IntenseCookie 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 11

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    Ladybugprincess Ladybugprincess 13-15, F 5 Responses Jan 15

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    Sweetaugust Sweetaugust 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 1

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    MeZero0 MeZero0 41-45 5 hrs ago

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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 33 Responses Jun 30, 2014

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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 10 Responses Jan 4

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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 just want to strangle myself at this point idk

    whether I want the courage to live or the courage to finally end it all
    SincerelyMYlife SincerelyMYlife 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Lyin on the floor crying.

    Listening to our song. Feelin weak. Asking myself what went wrong. Sayin to myself I still love you?. Knowing I need to get over you. I wish he would say he loves me still. I feel these feelings are killing me slowly. And I ask myself is life even worth it without you?
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've been single for

    so long that people think I'm incapable of love and/or being loved. I'm starting to believe them.
    Scal92 Scal92 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Did You Know....

    Did you know the people that are the strongest are usually the most sensitive.... Did you know the people who exhibit the most kindness are the first to get mistreated.... Did you know the one who takes care of others all the time are usually the one who needs it the most...
    deleted deleted 26-30 98 Responses Jan 23, 2013

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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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    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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    People tell me they care about me

    but then they never make any time or attempt to show it people never make time for me no one ever makes the time for me im a usless waste of life and time i dont deserve any nice things or people and i should just die all i have is fake friends who dont even send me texts im the...
    jackalfredthegr8 jackalfredthegr8 13-15, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Unicornpeasant Unicornpeasant 18-21, F 7 Responses 16 hrs 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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    The one person who should understand me is the

    only person who consistently makes me feel like ****. I don't get how she can say such mean things. She makes me feel so worthless all the time. Doesn't she see the effect her words have on me?
    SingToTheSky2298 SingToTheSky2298 16-17, F a week ago

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    When you lack motivation

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