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I Am Depressed

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    They don't see the tear tracks on my face

    and they can't hear me screaming on the inside. They don't see me curled up in a ball when I'm supposed to be peacefully sleeping. I'm invisible when I'm carving my hurting heart into my skin. They don't see the self-hate nor the hateful monster I see in the mirror. They see...
    Bluemusiq Bluemusiq 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    AtropinialTendencies AtropinialTendencies 26-30, M 1 Response 5 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 14 Responses Mar 3

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    having the worst day of my life.

    just finally coming to terms with my best friends suicide. Hope I can make it through the day. #MissyouforeverMySister
    maya0871 maya0871 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 16

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    i'm just so lonely. it sucks.

    yeah i have some friends, but i mean like relationship wise. it seems like nobody really wants me. i have a boyfriend but we just started dating. i just don't know. why do i feel so alone? i'm pretty sure it's bc of my weight. i think if i lose weight i'd get more people to...
    makeupjunkiee makeupjunkiee 13-15, F 23 hrs ago

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    seriously I've been going through

    such a hard time and no one even bothers to text me or anything. when they have anything I dropped every single thing even when I'm busy and when I need someone no one was ever there for me. I have been so worried so scared so depressed so suicidal even though I tried so hard...
    sanityyy sanityyy 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Smileydork Smileydork 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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    People all around me are

    either falling in love or busy with their careers while Im here having more and more mental illnesses. Isn't life wonderful? *sigh* ***oh well
    mozartdoesnotreek mozartdoesnotreek 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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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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    And just like flowers

    if we as people do not have room to grow we too will die
    tatterdremains tatterdremains 16-17, M 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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    I feel myself falling

    once again....I try and fight it as much as possible but its just hard to come out from this hole..... even with what little good I have in my life..its just not enough... it doaent out way the bad..
    scarsofrelief scarsofrelief 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Over weighted guy. Too shy n afraid to ask the

    girl i like and I dont know how to talk to girls. people make fun of me and i have man boobs
    Depressedguy1234 Depressedguy1234 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    everythingispale everythingispale 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 1

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    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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

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    my friends dad died from brain cancer

    and i just came from his wake and i was fine until we got into the room where the body was. i kept telling myself not to cry and be strong but when we got closer to the body idek i just felt it and it hit me that he was actually gone. I expected to see him the same way as when...
    LoveEverMore LoveEverMore 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I'm don't like that it's

    so looked down upon to be down...I try to be as happy as I can be ..and I am happy alot too....but I can't ignore I am down about some things in my life and have bad days ...I've had a lot of losses and been through a lot so I don't expect to just walk around all happy all the...
    candyone candyone 41-45, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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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 have been this way

    for almost 3 years... I self harmed for over 2 years and my parents only found out only a few month ago :( it hurts like hell now that they no because I can't help but think that they don't want me any more... because of all the stress it causes... so I'm still trying to not...
    chloebirchall chloebirchall 13-15, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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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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    morimotonari morimotonari 13-15, M 4 Responses Aug 6

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    I always feel like I don't want to live in this

    world. I am so lonely and there is violence everywhere. I live in an orphanage and my boyfriend just broke up with me. And when I go to a social network I always read that people think girls are just useful for that one thing. And I feel like nobody loves me or will love me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses Aug 15

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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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    I'm just starting cipralex

    and was wondering if anyone else takes it. Did you have any side effects? Did it help?
    sunuii sunuii 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I'm so aware of the people around me.

    My tears stop the moment I can feel a wakeful presence besides my own. And an automatic smile is an instant defense against the question, "Are you okay?" The charade continues, "I'm Fine," I respond. But I'm not. I'm not okay, I'm not fine, I'm HURTING! I wish I could make them...
    Bluemusiq Bluemusiq 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Well, i got a job baby sitting all summer i

    start Tuesday and will only get to go home on the weekends. hopefully itll take my mind off my depression and i can maybe actually start living a little better..just wish me luck ^^
    bunnydisaster77 bunnydisaster77 22-25, F 6 Responses May 23

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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 8 Responses Dec 10, 2014

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    When people say that people with depression are

    faking, your just making it worse.
    dolphinpoof dolphinpoof 13-15, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I feel like killing myself.

    I then remember I have so many people to prove wrong.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 days ago

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    I just can't get get past my ex.

    .. She took a piece of my heart when we split and it can't seem to come back. I just want to cry my eyes out.
    Pyrodis Pyrodis 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 never had a reason to be sad.

    I just was. finally I couldn't take it anymore. I showed my mom what I did myself everyday. I showed her all my pain. she put me in a mental hospital. I lied my way out. saying I was happy and feeling much better. they were so stupid to believe me. it's been almost a year since...
    brookisme brookisme 16-17, F 2 Responses 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 3 Responses Jul 9, 2014

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    My brain is swirling

    and boiling in a pot of emotions — anxiety, fear, loneliness, embarrassment, sadness, guilt, regret, shame — I think it's depression. My depression is worsening and it has been over the past two years almost. I cut my skin, and I've cut my wrists and fingers several...
    remembertolove remembertolove 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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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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    I can't do this anymore.

    I've been lying motionless for the most part of yesterday, unable to find the motivation to get out of the uncomfortable position I was in. I was paralysed. Today I thought things were going to be a bit better, but no such luck. After all these years I had finally hoped I could...
    sagefish sagefish 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I want to die. I'm not going to do anything to

    myself. I just want to be killed. I want to go to sleep and never wake up..
    lacalloway lacalloway 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    It comes and it goes.

    I'm not tired but I want to sleep the day away and hope for a better tomorrow. I don't want to do anything. Im so empty and blah. I don't want to work I just want to quit but why. I don't know why. I love work but today..I want to hide. I want to not be living. As I sit here...
    peach17 peach17 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    What can I do pictures of you still make me

    cry Trying to live without your love, it's so hard to do Some nights I'll wake up I'll look at your pillow Hoping that I'll see you there But I get up each day Not much to say I've nowhere to go Loneliness fills me up inside 'cause I'm missing you So if you'll give us a chance...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 27, 2014

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