I Battle Depression Everyday

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 49 People

    Everyday I try to be happy,

    and I try to be like my very popular friends who I used to be so close to. I can't seem to relate to the usual teen girl things they are into, and so I am an outcast of sorts. Maybe it's just this community that's known for being snotty and rich, or maybe I just don't fit in at...
    sodistant sodistant
    16-17, F
    1 Response Oct 14, 2014

    Okay, I don't want to make this long,

    but I feel like it will be long. I was born and raised by traditional-old fashioned Muslim parents. I hate it! I have never been ''good enough'' for them. Even when I was younger, in elementary school, all I remember is my mother being disappointed in me because I was not a good...
    sstb64 sstb64
    18-21, F
    Nov 1, 2014


    I  do on a daily basis search for a reason to go on living.the past 2 years or so my health has taken a drastic turn for the worse.The more disabled and limited I become the more depressed I get. I am already on max dosage for my depression meds and it probably does not help...
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow
    56-60, M
    7 Responses Apr 7, 2011

    Look at me and you'll see a well dressed man

    with a beaming smile on my face. My clothes scream success and my posture exudes confidence. My smile is forever permanent and my dreamy eyes will never blink. If you didn't know any better you'd think I have it all. But I am a mannequin. I look like that guy... but...
    lostsoul8844 lostsoul8844
    41-45, M
    1 Response Sep 3, 2015

    Do you have those nights

    where everything you have been blocking out comes flooding in, and you can't help yourself but cry and ball yourself to sleep? Yea, that's been my night so far, I got it a heated argument with my dad (I don't live with a mom, just dad, brother, and me btw) and it started with...
    MarcyMay MarcyMay
    13-15, F
    Aug 7, 2015


    I find it hard to find any words to describe my everyday depression. Mornings are the worst for me. I dont have any reason that I want to get up and on alot of days I dont . I'll sleep all day. Im laid off from my job right now or else I would force myself to get up. When you...
    sue75 sue75
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jul 18, 2009


    I have battled depression most of my life.I take medication for it.However as I become less able to do day to day things, it seems my depression deepens.
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow
    56-60, M
    Apr 17, 2011
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