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I Dont Want to Be Depressed

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 234 People

    This Is Not Me

    This last months have not being the best for me for many reasons and I've being feeling so depressed I cant even believe it. I mean I cry every single day, day and night, I cry over stupid things, I cry over serious things.  My mind has being full of thoughts from my past...
    Secretpoem Secretpoem 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2007

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    Crying

    I wake up every day and for just a few seconds every thing is ok then it hits me like a truck the feeling of horror the feeling of fear the massive gut wrenching feeling of being suspended in limbo and my life is going nowwhere but down. I try so hard to be happy for the kids but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 28, 2009

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    Sometimes I'm afraid of being too happy

    because usually when I'm in a good mood, something bad always comes up and ruin it. Well, not always but sometimes. That's why whenever something good happens to me, I always end up feeling anxious. As absurd as it sounds, that's how it is. If only I could control my happiness...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 11, 2015

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    I am still battling depression

    for almost 2 years. I had my great moments but also those moments when I just want to die in a hole. I really want this to end. I want to smile and feel great for a longer period of time. I want to be in the sunshine and not inside feeling like I am pointless. I want to get back...
    Alyzza123 Alyzza123 13-15, F Aug 15, 2014

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    It's Time to Make a Decision.

    For so long in my life I've been living in a strange depressive state or lived in a life that I didn't and don't want to live.  It's either been, "Great, I have to get up again and spend another day in this corpse", or, "Ugh.  Another day." ...
    Mitosis Mitosis 16-17, M Jul 20, 2008

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    Dont Want To Be Alone And Depressed

    i HAD A DREAM WHEN I WAS A KID OF HAVEING A FAMILY  AND BEING ABLE TO BE HAPPY. I got married when i was 21 years old meet my frist real love when i was 19 and moved in with her when i grad from high school. Man i wish i didnt do that now she took it all when she left me...
    ddayton85 ddayton85 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 26, 2010

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    Same Post New Section

    I'm kind of copying this one over from the need to talk section because it may do me more good here. I just needs some sort of advice or at least something to grasp onto. Well, i don't really know how i feel about this but i don't know where else to go. To start, I'm a 24 year...
    fairsight3 fairsight3 22-25, M Sep 18, 2012

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    Depression

    Depression,Had enough,Ain't me,No more,Need a lift,This way,Not for me.For me this is an experience I've had more than once in the past. I seem to be lifting now.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Jan 25, 2012

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    I'm scared of myself.

    I'm scared that if I stay, i'll continue to feel this way, if I go, im letting go of what my life could've been. The problem is that I don't see what my life could bring. I don't see myself being any use, I don't see my future, and I want to, it's just that I'm inside my head...
    ast313 ast313 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 17, 2014

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    sighselly sighselly 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 15, 2014

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    It feels like the whole world has passed me by.

    Now I know that's a melancholic exaggeration, but it's been really hard to feel that I belong. Sometimes I Imagine myself in the positions of some of my peers. And truly it becomes so out of character. I can't see myself with children, I can't even begin to imagine all the...
    ACrueljape ACrueljape 22-25 Jan 12, 2015

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    Related Experiences

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    I dunno sometimes am happy and laughing and sometimes i feel stuck and depressed maybe because i know am stuck with the same life same people for life with parents controlling...
    Collegegirl23 Collegegirl23 22-25, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    So would you like to be seeing a psychiatrist? Or become depressed? Because that's the path that you will take if this is a box that you have ticked. So no, this is the one thing...
    Trainedheart Trainedheart 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    Last night I had an emotional breakdown. Guys get depressed too. I'm ****** up right now and I am not even kidding.
    citysquare citysquare 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    Actually, someone here pointed it out. Am I? I don't know. I'm not unhappy or happy. I'm nothing. I'm indifferent, like, to everything. I just don't care. My favorite place...
    nothingbetterthanlaughing nothingbetterthanlaughing 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    i am really depressed because i talked to one of my old ex's broke up with me last month and i talked to her today and shes getting married and dosent want to be friends no more...
    jamesb2243 jamesb2243 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I want to give up. I'm beyond sick of getting disappointed. Why do I even bother maintaining hope anymore?? I'm constantly getting disappointed in every way possible and it's all...
    unpredictableprediction unpredictableprediction 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    1. We have a natural instinct to be lazy but are happier when we are kept busy. 2. The more you hug children, the happier they will be as adults. 3. Education and intelligence do...
    xsmokahontas xsmokahontas 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    what a big topic depression who isn't depressed? I don't beleive everyone in life feels wonderful, I love it when you get those people that say I never get depressed, never catch...
    Diciullo Diciullo 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I myself, have no clue what to do with my life. I finished year 12 last year and even then, whenever a peer would ask me questions like "what do you want to study in university...
    breesworld breesworld 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm not really depressed, but I need someone to talk to. I want a story, something..... please. (desperate for internet friends. Basically someone I can confide in)
    TeRiiFiiC TeRiiFiiC 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    again i am setting in a dark room smoking, having a drink, tv on for background noise. feeling depressed
    kometsr kometsr 61-65, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Heads up not saying I am depressed but lately I've been feeling so unmotivated, quiet, uninterested, giving up and feel like everything is my fault. I just have the urge to not...
    jennifer5006 jennifer5006 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I been depressed for a long time now... I was molested four times by different people. Two were girls when i was younger. I just got out of a controlling relationship. I dont have...
    SimplyEbonie SimplyEbonie 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hello. I'm new here. I found this great forum while searching for "how to handle a bipolar spouse" I noticed a lot of other people deal with this and could really use the support...
    Tjm1919 Tjm1919 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Envying somebody who is about to die or died. This is my feelings right now. Somebody I barely knew had a cancer. That person sent a message to my parents. "I don't want to die...
    Tazmanou Tazmanou 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I feel like a broken record everyday. School, family, and life overall have made me feel overwhelmed. I can't act like myself because I'm too depressed and my school is...
    Imbolcumbra Imbolcumbra 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have been depressed over 3 weeks and none of my friends and family realize it because I always fake smile and fake laugh and it's so easy to foul them and I know that they won't...
    Iszy143 Iszy143 16-17, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've noticed a change in my mood in the past month or so and I think it's because of Spring and Summer approaching. I don't know why but I'm dreading the hotter months and the bugs...
    emjm013 emjm013 18-21, F Feb 6

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    Nothing ever goes right for me it seems like. My asshat husband is going to get everything in the divorce while I'll get almost nothing. He was emotionally abusive to me...
    GoldenHeart69 GoldenHeart69 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 5

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    I'm sick of everyone's profile, saying that they are so depressed. They're gonna be depressed if they don't cheer up. Sorry. I'm not being abrupt. I just want people to feel happy...
    Harryp0tter Harryp0tter 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    I randomly came across this website when I was looking for ways to assuage my unhappiness. I have been feeling depressed for the past year and I couldn't heal myself with...
    Silh0uettes Silh0uettes 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    I am with the love of my life. In 2002 we were good friends, then dated each other for a while, fell in love, only for us to get into a huge argument, part and go our separate...
    MartiniMagic MartiniMagic 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    I figured out how to fix it. I have to change. But in order to understand what I have to change I have to be able to identify what's causing me pain. My pain seems to stem from...
    imjustaghost imjustaghost 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    Soo deeply and badly. I am dying to have the life I ORIGINALLY WANTED before I came to Earth . And i want my love life this time to be predestined by ME. As i know what i want...
    Angelinawhitepromdresseveryday Angelinawhitepromdresseveryday 16-17, F Feb 2

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    I dont know if i am really this depressed. I feel sometimes useless and powerless. I was born in a broken family and that makes me becomes insecure in so many ways, ashamed, no one...
    findingmerlyn findingmerlyn 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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    I like to help the depressed populace because I may not be going through the same situation that they're facing; but depression, that is something I have suffered like so many...
    MyLifeIsStrange MyLifeIsStrange 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    "Be happy with yourself." Right..how can I be happy with myself if I am not really. I've been truggling to lose weight but I might as well give up. I've failed too many times and...
    PassionForCreativity PassionForCreativity 26-30, F Jan 30

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    I'm depressed because I feel like life isn't getting any better . I feel like I'm trapped in this depressing cage of a life . Every time something bad happens I long for the past...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 29

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    I wish I hadn't had so much to drink at my friend's birthday party. I got very upset later because I had way too much, possibly the most I've ever had. I think it was because I'd...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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