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I Am Suffering From Anxiety and Depression

i am suffering anxiety + depression and need help coping, im seeing councellors and stuff but i need a normal persons i guess help/ guidance whatever, please.... 694 People

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    I have had anxiety for my entire life. I didn't know what it was for a long time, I just thought I was easily startled and there were a lot of things that needed worrying about. I was fifteen when I had my first panic attack and that feeling of klaustrophobia and irrationality...
    thirdavatar thirdavatar 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 26, 2009

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    I think that I am in control of my life

    and then I am hit suddenly with the overwhelming emotion of sadness. I try to convince my self that everything is fine to snap out of it because I should not be stricken with grief when I was just smiling minutes before. Where is this coming from? How did I get here? I use to be...
    bootsie85 bootsie85 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 10, 2014

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    Struggling With Anxiety&depression

    I've had anxiety since I was 5. I remember constantly checking the doors to make sure they were locked. I didn't know that was a sign of having anxiety until a couple years later. When I was little I didn't go out and play that much because I was too scared to leave the house. If...
    letlovebleedredd letlovebleedredd 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 10, 2012

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    I've been in bed almost all week due to the

    immensely dark cloud that moved in over me after a series of unfruitful job interviews. Today I managed to get out of bed and start a few house projects, none of which I've managed to finish. So now anxiety has decided it is its turn to paralyze me. I feel as if I have a 100 lb...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F Oct 3, 2014

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    I am now on my 1st week,

    (7th day) crying myself to sleep. I'm fighting sleep, well, now hunger is setting in. I don't know what to do, I'm slowly destroying myself! (Crying) I don't like it, I'm trying to change it! But nothing seems to be working! What do I do?
    deademotion11 deademotion11 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    I've tried running away from all of my problems

    to a new state. They caught me before I left town
    04emmalove14 04emmalove14 22-25, F Feb 16

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    Okay here goes. Recently I have been battling

    with social services and the police with an on going investigation. This is due to my dad. I don't know what person thinks it right abuse their own kids but sadly I am involved. A week ago or so I was in hospital due to taking an overdose. I hate the fact people suffer and I...
    CuteLittleScrewUp CuteLittleScrewUp 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 16, 2014

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    HidingTheScars HidingTheScars 13-15, F May 4, 2014

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    i don't feel myself lately,

    under so much of pressure trying to be perfect trying to please everyone i try my best but my best never seems to be good enough. i just want to be free live in my own world not feel chained and suffocated. do not get me wrong i am greatful for what i have and for the people in...
    sixlives sixlives 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 30, 2014

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    You know what? I'm finally proud of myself.

    Went back to work today which consists of some driving back and forth a 20 min distance. And I always have panic attacks while driving. And today I had one- but I stayed as composed as I could and got myself through it! Facing my fears and just letting go. I did it. Was it easy...
    faithhopelove13 faithhopelove13 18-21 2 Responses Jun 16, 2014

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    Peace, Where Did I Leave You? By Joyce Meyer

    I lived a lot of years searching for peace. I was frustrated, confused, aggravated, upset and in turmoil. Now I enjoy peace. But I might never have found it if I'd stopped looking for it, because God wanted to teach me to pursue it. Sometimes we wish for things to change...
    YDOLO YDOLO 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 23, 2012

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    I have, and I know that it is one of the

    weirdest feelings ever. I had (have) clinical as well as situation induced depression, the former of which scares me the most. It's so odd, when you have this feeling of doom that casts itself all over you like a blanket of despair. It's hard to fight, but it's somehow also easy...
    1ANGRYtitan 1ANGRYtitan 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 5, 2014

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    So edgy tonight. Don't want to sleep .

    Don't want to be awake. Ugh!
    chrissie58 chrissie58 46-50, F 5 Responses Oct 17, 2014

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    I have been battling this fight of my life

    since i was around 6-7 years old. Thats when sexual abuse triggered it. I have panic and generalised anxiety. Also depression comes and goes. Traumas over the years made it worse, specially when my dad died, and my mum got sick. Im now 25, and im over medicated and i have not...
    freespiritone freespiritone 22-25, F Oct 29, 2014

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    hello I just feel like posting today bout the

    fact im still very depressed. I have meds for the depression. I takke them I just dont know why or what's wrong.. I feeel okay most days and days like today I just wanna sleep it off. I geel very alone and aliened from my closet best friend. I feel closed off and not sure why...
    Lookingupalways Lookingupalways 26-30, F Jan 5

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    Don't you just hate it

    when people tell you to simply "Get over it?" Well obviously those people have no clue what it is like to have a clinical mental condition DIAGNOSED mind you, by a professional physician. I wish that hopefully people become more aware of mental illnesses like these. Granted not...
    Mousetrapreplica Mousetrapreplica 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 12, 2014

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    It's getting worse. Im losing my mind.

    My back is scratched up because when my parents make me mad, i don't want to hurt them so i hurt myself. It hurts. I just want someone to tell me it's going to be okay even though i know its not but just to hear someone at least somewhat caring will make it soften. My head is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 9, 2014

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    It's ok to not be ok,

    that's what I've learned recently, bottling everything up doesn't solve all the problems, sure it makes it go away, but eventually you will explode, and go off the deep end, currently holding onto the ledge trying to get back onto land. Im not alone, yet I feel abandoned and...
    Speedster121 Speedster121 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 8, 2014

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    Benadryl Tired, heavy eyes -

    so I take a pill: It's just another Benadryl. I take some more, I need a refill, It's just another Benadryl. A heart mangled and ill, It's just another Benadryl. Injured and shrill, I lose all my will, It's just another Benadryl. My own shadows haunt and kill, It's just another...
    greyallday greyallday 22-25, M Jan 14, 2014

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    Why is it that people 'empathize' with you

    when you're being FAKE but when you're real no one cares or believes you. When I'm really in no pain at all and feel fine people seem to 'feel sorry for me' but if I'm genuinly crying out and screaming no one is there to be found.
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 18-21, F Jan 7

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    just had an armful of smack.

    about to drift off to the other side. still enormously depressed and self loathing. I wish this would end..
    nodkat nodkat 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2014

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    I dont feel myself anymore.

    Ive bren stressed out and always thinkin bout negatives and what bothers me for like 2 months from now and that made me so stressed out. Now imcrying and feel like, nobody is there to listen to me because i feel like theyre gonna pull away. Now i feel so distant and not myself...
    dakingkong dakingkong 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Anxiety+ Depression

    hey everyone, i am 16 years old, and suffering depression and anxiety, and well its hard, its taken me alot of strength to write this because not many people know,and i find it extremely hard to trust people, i guess i need some help in understanding it and coping with it...
    seraya seraya 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 24, 2009

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    The discomfort is constant all the time,

    I wish I had therapy every day. It's an hour it get to spend with someone who acts like they understand and care.
    foreversadsam foreversadsam 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 20, 2014

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    There's not something wrong with me,

    just something a little different. If you look on the bright side, I can see things in a different perspective. Life would be boring if I couldn't and I wouldn't be who I am now. I came to accept the fact that not everyone will understand what's different about me and not...
    MorbidRainbow MorbidRainbow 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 15, 2014

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    I have had depression off & on

    since I was about 15. It runs in my family. Now my sons are starting to show signs of it.:( The anxiety..I was always a nervous child, but didn't start having panic attacks on a constant basis until my early 20's. For a few years...it was every day...it was bad. I wasn't...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2014

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    S4491 S4491 22-25, F 2 Responses May 21, 2014

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    It's the worse feeling ever.

    I have considered suicide also.
    Beastman316 Beastman316 36-40, M Feb 18

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    Please Listen ≪3

    i know life seem more than dark right now, and everything is just falling apart, but dont worry, the sun will come out this is just a storm waiting to part the lights will shine and the rain will end you're not alone ill be you're friend i know you may doubt, but on my...
    onelittlecat onelittlecat 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2013

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    About a week ago, I realized

    that I am suffering from depression. That I have been for about 7 months. I never realized it before because I would just push my feelings and thoughts away to the back of my mind. I couldn't face them because they hurt too much and it brought me down. I ended up coming across...
    LameyC LameyC 18-21, F Aug 21, 2014

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    Okay so it seems I don't write enough here,

    so this will be the start into my world and mind. For the first edition I'd like to talk about a girl from my childhood. This girl was very pretty and yet she was born autistic and without the ability to walk or even talk! I took care of her alot of the time, and I feel as if I...
    Hoboetic Hoboetic 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 27

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    So Depressed

    Well how do i start im 26 i live in los angeles ca and i suffer from depression.A year ago my little sister passed away in a horrible car accident ever since my family has afllen apart.I've always suffered from depression and anxiouty but now is wort than ever. just getting up...
    mikeperla84 mikeperla84 22-25, M Nov 9, 2010

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    Bailing on friends because I just don't feel

    like socializing. I'm getting bored and sick of some friends. I don't want to meet new people. I don't want to fake smile and fake chit chat. I don't want to dress up. I don't want to do any of it. I could care less. I want to be home doing nothing. Id rather no one text me...
    danielle1423 danielle1423 22-25, F Dec 14, 2014

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    The anxiety started when I was like 11

    and from there it progressed to depression. I didn't know how to cope with it so when it kept getting worse I then got OCD. The OCD is probably one of the hardest things I have to deal with. For example, with the OCD I have to take three steps before I can cross a line, or have...
    bregood bregood 13-15, F Dec 31, 2014

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    The sweet release is what I long for But,

    how to achieve it is a total different question How, why, where, when are the questions that I'm constantly asked I dunno, I dunno.. I'm on the brink I walk on eggshells.
    StayingSaneWithoutYou StayingSaneWithoutYou 16-17, F Jan 6

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    I've been battling these along with other

    mental deficiencies for roughly 25 years now. A number of times in the recent (and distant) past I've just wanted to take my pistol and blow my god damn brains out. I'm not a religious person, and I don't quite care how much doing that would hurt the loved ones I'd leave behind...
    dirtydan3 dirtydan3 26-30 Feb 1

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    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Everyone suffering from anxiety and depression needs to purchase and work through Aldo Pucci book about CBT. It will change your life!! I'm not saying I still don't have my down moments cuz believe me I do but I go thru his bk when I'm sad irritable depressed etc and feel better...
    Momwink Momwink 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2012

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    Real up on supplements

    that would help anxiety and kept seeing B complex. Bought it and have been taking it (almost every day) for about a month now. I have to say my anxiety has let up a bit. BUT my depression has not subsided. I don't know if I need more therapy or what. I read up on passionflower...
    danielle1423 danielle1423 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 15, 2014

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    I feel sad right now

    because there are many young people sad and confused and their parents do not support them. How important is to feel love and devotion from your parents... To feel confident to tell them what you feel ... I am going out for running...
    gonzalo1990 gonzalo1990 22-25, M May 1, 2014

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    Frankineedles Frankineedles 13-15, F 7 Responses May 17, 2014

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    its terrible to suffer from anxiety

    and depression....i have social phobia and a huge depression.
    dragonshine dragonshine 22-25, T 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I've had depression all my life.

    Pretty much since the very young age of 9-10 yearsold. It's had its ups and downs. What I mean is, I was able to get it to a manageable level but always end up relapsing. Like now, I know something is wrong but even though I'm getting help, being put on meds, talking, nothing is...
    Machan94 Machan94 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2014

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    Help

    I've been suffering from depression for years. I stopped smoking cigarettes (seven months ago) and the anxiety has taken over. I hate the way I feel. Everything wrong I did in my life is bothering me daily. I was unemployed for 10 months, and I convinced myself if I get...
    Ellen8 Ellen8 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2009

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    saneelax saneelax 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 21, 2014

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    I have been suffering

    for 5 years with anxiety and depression, more recently I just went through a psychotic episode due to coming off anti-depressants and loss of a girl that I thought would be a relationship. Since than I have been recovering, I was in the hospital and am now just trying to figure...
    jhaul21 jhaul21 22-25, M 3 Responses May 1, 2014

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    A time before I was truly depressed,

    I was worried about depression. I thought I was happy, bubbly, I liked living. Those moments where I would stare in the bathroom mirror with an emptiness inside terrified me. I knew depression would wreck me, tire me out, make me not want to get out of bed let alone live. When...
    BridieNM BridieNM 13-15, F Jan 1

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    Im gay , and I'm actually 16 I'm really

    starting to become depressed and get anxiety . This is like the first summer where I have nobody to skype or nobody to hang out with . And I usually Skype people when I feel upset or depressed because of what my parents say to me , because they really hate the fact that I'm gay...
    dollkylik dollkylik 18-21, M 3 Responses