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I Battle Depression Almost On a Daily Basis

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 155 People

    Things Are Going Down In My Realtionship

    I met this girl 3 years ago on the internet, we talked a lot. She was at 500 km from me. One day she had some business in my area and we met . We fell in love with each other after a few months talking on the internet she was gonna start colleg. She said she could come live with...
    cacapisu cacapisu 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 19, 2009

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    I'm always depress and never happy.

    I can't find any job I always get denied. My boyfriend and I want to make a family by the fall of this year but how can I do that with no job. I applied for ssi three years ago and lost twice. My lawyer is stressing me out and saying I should just go to work or back to school...
    cara12345 cara12345 26-30, F Jan 20

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    I Am Giving Up....

    Well, I'm back home from the hospital. As usual, I'm back home with no help. Now, my Aunt is kicking me out. I thought I was going to come home and things would be somewhat okay. Well, they're not. Things for me have just gone from bad to worse. My Aunt and cousin got in a wreck...
    asisufferinsilence asisufferinsilence 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 3, 2013

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    Here and There

    Umm..hello. This is pretty awesome I didn't know a website like this existed. Where do I begin? I have completely lost track of my life. I'm not quite sure how it got this bad but I'm so depressed that I'm scared to leave my own home.  Take for example today I...
    swedishpinkbean swedishpinkbean 22-25 1 Response Jul 30, 2009

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    Switch

    One minute I am okay the next I am mad/sad almost in second I don't know why. I am tired mental it taken a physical with bad skin and hair loss
    gene2613 gene2613 18-21, M Apr 3, 2012

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    Fighting Depression

    Divorced abusive husband; sold house, moved self and three children into my parents - a beautiful large five bedroom home with an acre of land and plenty of family and friends close by.  I return to school to pursue degree to support family better (SAM's get no credit in the...
    escaped escaped 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2009

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    Tomarrow.

    Like an uninvited guest it just show's up when it want's to. I never know when or how long it want's to stay. But I cling to one hope. I hope that tomarrow will be just a little better. I hope that I have moved forward if only an inch, but at least forward. When I loose my hope...
    Robert1256 Robert1256 51-55, M 6 Responses Sep 26, 2010

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    I Battle Everyday Tpp

    sorry about myspelling i ve been depressed all all my life in so much pain and lonliness i dont really know what to say why do we have to go through this what helps you a bit i havent really been doing all the good things that im supposed to do like exercsing very tired and...
    happycamperallday happycamperallday 46-50, F Sep 8, 2013

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    Empty

    I feel so empty Almost hollow. I try to full it with ****, ************, ext... Nothing work
    gene2613 gene2613 18-21, M Sep 6, 2013

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    Well depression isnt a thing

    that is here one day and gone the next, you kind of just have a better day then others. So I have depression and it usually gets to me a lot, usually everyday but lately I've been having some pretty good days! :s
    Tamika123 Tamika123 16-17, F May 9

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    family..friends..school..couldn't get any worse

    Everything went wrong. Since I was 3 years old, I went to a church where we were ignored, glared at, and we weren't strick enough for them (it was a protestant reformed church). I made one friend who later completely ignored me. We left that church, but I was pulled out too soon...
    krisluvaddict krisluvaddict 13-15, F May 10, 2009

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    A Long Battle!

    It's true... I can bounce back okay and I'm mostly cheerful these days. Only because I have some good meds and some good therapy. But, I must always be vigilant against my depression disorder, daily. I must remember to take my meds on time, for one. And second, when bad things...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 19, 2009

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    I try to be strong but there's a moment

    when everything collapses into my head and I can't deal with this pain every single day. I feel so fragile and don't know how much time will I be able to stay in this world ...
    Fatgirlandrea Fatgirlandrea 16-17, F 8 Responses May 9

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    Battle

    Most of the time it is a minute to minute basis.
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow 51-55, M Sep 13, 2011

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    Cry

    I was over my grandparents house everyone talking and laughing. They where having a good time. I was doing fine then just all at once I got sad. I feel like i need a good cry.
    gene2613 gene2613 18-21, M Jan 23, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I am basically so sick of fighting off my depression on a daily basis. Some days it is way easier to do but I still fight. I am tired of people telling me to snap it out of it...
    letiduran letiduran 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 9

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    --if you read all this, you're a beast.-- Even outside of my mental state I'm broken. My body is always in pain and I'm not over exaggerating at all, here's some of the stuff I...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M Sep 25

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    I truly think everyone battles depression thought their life and most never pick up on it. My battles are untimely. I can go months without them and experience it for a week...
    Stylish8 Stylish8 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I battle depression because i am left behind in terms of my career compared to my age bracket. I quit my first job after a month because i battle about a taboo health problem. I...
    Pisces1991 Pisces1991 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 1

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    I have battled depression since I was a toddler. Every day is a struggle, but also an experience
    griffinlynn1 griffinlynn1 13-15, T Oct 1

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    I battle depression because of my negative self thoughts which bothered me so much. I tried to step out in my comfort zone but due to some circumstances happened along the way, i...
    Pisces1991 Pisces1991 22-25, M Oct 9

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    I've battled depression since I was 9.. And now it became a part of my personality .depressed. I'm hoping for that day when I'll go to the shrink and then he'll tell me that I don...
    meunfortunately meunfortunately 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 9

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    My entire 8th grade year I rebelled. For the first time ever I rebelled. But only because I was depressed, I was overweight and I had NO friends 6th and 7th grade. I made friends...
    Lorrn Lorrn 18-21, F a week ago

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    I feel like such a bad gf Like every time my bf has something bad happen to him or he gets hurt or something I try and comfort him, but lately it's been every day and almost every...
    CammieBx CammieBx 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    TRUST IN YOURSELF I am sitting here most of the time dealing with so much that I am taking some meds. to clam me down and allow me to try and relax, but at the same time they...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 6 days ago

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    Please check out the YouTube channel douglas bloch please just take a moment it will help with depression and give you hope
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    After a few weeks of trying to happy, my mind takes over and starts to ruin my life again, welcome back depression, I've missed you ;'(
    BethHawkins BethHawkins 13-15, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    So first off. I'm done trying. I have an iq of 135, yet I am a b/c student. I'm not racist but I don't see everyone as equals. I hate blacks that don't apply themself same for...
    richmckee richmckee 16-17, M 7 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    If your going through depression please checkout the YouTube channel douglas bloch it will help I promise
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I've had depression and anxiety for 9 years now almost, I've dealt with a lot of close friends who have had depression as well. Several things I've come to terms with over the...
    CDXX4 CDXX4 18-21, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Arms wrapped around Squeezing Gripping Tightness enveloping me Choking Blackness surrounding me Life draining Why go on What's the purpose Who cares All alone Darkness These are...
    thebigtexrock thebigtexrock 41-45, M Oct 12

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    apathy + depression + anxiety+ boredom+ agoraphobia + sadness+ loneliness + confusion+ despair + frustration+no motivation + no drive + no interest in anything. this is my daily...
    antoneli antoneli 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 10

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    I don't aim to fight it alone, I actually reach out whenever I feel it's getting worse, but I always have fought it myself. My mother actually laughed at me when I tried to talk...
    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F Oct 4

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    Depression and anxiety set in worse than ever before I almost committed suicide 3 times but I was lucky enough that I had my cousin with me on the 4th. I almost forgot that if died...
    ladyyukihime ladyyukihime 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    His name is depression "Hi, nice of you to come back" "are you feeling better" , I smile and nod yes and sit at my seat, people are laughing, talking and waiting for class to...
    Howlingsoulofthewolf Howlingsoulofthewolf 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Just as with anything else known to this world, humans have glitches and a lack of fine tuning. While there are those who live by the theory 'God makes no mistakes' I must say that...
    CarlyOnline CarlyOnline 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I always depressed and sad, my anxiety always acts up bringing me into tears(there is a long story to all of this) I tried self harm but after about a year of cutting, I decided I...
    sm1ttay sm1ttay 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 24

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    I have been depressed since I was in 8th grade. Over the years it dug deeper into me and now I will never get rid of it. It's something that is a part of me now. High school is...
    Tsb1092 Tsb1092 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 26

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    To understand...You have to read my story.. So I have a thing called, Selective Mutism, look it up because I'm not going to tell you. Because of this some people in my school...
    Riukkuyo Riukkuyo 18-21, F Sep 30

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    I honestly don't know to feel right now. I've battled with depression nearly all my life. Even as a young child I excluded myself from others and kept very quiet. I was always so...
    alicefloe alicefloe 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 2

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    Yesterday was awful. That's why I haven't slept yet. I'm in the military and since of my recent injury which has led me to hallucinating, my command has taken my driving privileges...
    DaFufinator DaFufinator 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 8

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    I don't know what's wrong with me! I'm pushing the people who love me away or are they pushing me away! I'm not really sure. I'm not sure of anything honestly. I have trust issues...
    sm1ttay sm1ttay 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 9

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    I believe I'm a very hard person to get along with I don't like being like that but it's just the way I am. If I feel I need to say somthing about somthing that doesn't sit right...
    A157G5 A157G5 22-25, M Oct 12

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    I'm losing my battle. I used to be able to do simply things without almost losing it, but now if I mess up something as simply as getting a glass of water I feel like I can't do...
    Theycallherelly Theycallherelly 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Almost 4pm now and I've barely been out of bed due to the overwhelming depression. Whenever my husband is off work the tension in the house has become too much to face so I stay...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It hurts so much when people don't understand. They make me feel even worse about myself. Sinners and liars. These are the two kind of people I come across daily over internet. Why...
    switchfooot switchfooot 26-30, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Right now I honestly can't stop crying. Basically my dad got mad over the silliest thing, then cussed me out and called me a bunch of awful names. This is a daily thing that...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hi all. I'll condense my first experience post to a reasonable length by stating that I have suffered from depression and anxiety for the majority of my short life. I am in my...
    ResilientBeing ResilientBeing 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    I have reached my limit i have had all i can take i lie in bed and sleep all the time unless i have to do something that day i self harm and think about it every waking moment i...