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I Feel Depressed

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    No Reason To Get Up

      I’m stuck at university. I don’t want to be here. And I’m f’d in the a. I stopped going to classes altogether like 2 months ago and that is a secret I’ve kept to myself. I haven’t told my parents, nor my roommates or any of my friends...
    SirMugatu SirMugatu 22-25, M 5 Responses Nov 11, 2009

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    For a while, I had a best friend,

    and it was a really amazing friendship, but somewhere down the line it was lost. Any argument we ever had was "my fault" And anything that ever went wrong was "all my fault" I became really depressed as the rest of my group of "friends" didn't seem to really like me ... And...
    lindastars42 lindastars42 16-17, F 2 Responses May 4

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    Depression

    How I know I'm out of the dark cloud of depression, is listening to music. That's also how I can tell I'm going into the lonely sadness. I turn the radio off when in the car. I compare depression to having a migrain headache. You can tell you are going to be over taken by this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 18, 2013

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    Painfui Toe

    Earlier today, I put down a battle on top of my sewing machine without looking, A Flashlight that was there fell  off onto my toe. I am preseltly in pain and very depressed, when i look at my toe how it be come swollen.
    anglin anglin 46-50, F Sep 22, 2009

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    My ex has destroyed our family with his

    infidelity and adamant to continue making life hell for me :-(. I can't understand why he can't show any care and compassion for what he has done to me and the children through instead blaming me for everything, refusing to support his children financially and demanding to...
    Hidihi Hidihi 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I am tired. I have expended the last of my

    strength. So tired. Nothing left. Just hanging in there for my kids....
    countryboy204 countryboy204 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I'm losing all emotion towards everything .

    .. I can feel it and the bad thing is I don't even care ....
    JamesHuff JamesHuff 16-17, M 1 Response May 12

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    So like i seriously don't

    even know if i wanna share this story cause its so embarrassing but i'm to the point where i feel like my only options to get rid of this problem is to be by myself (get home schooled or something) and for those of you guys that read my last story its a combination of that and...
    kaylaa1 kaylaa1 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    Why Am I Unable To Cope

    Why is it i find it so hard to be normal, since i was young i have gone up and down from feeling positive and good about life to feeling like i do know. i just want to run away i dont want to get out of my bed or do anything. to strangers they probably have no idea how i feel as...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 18, 2010

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    I just turned 17 as of 3 hours ago.

    But I'm not at all excited. Ever since I turned 16, birthdays have just become countdowns toward death. Why do my parents want to celebrate my birthday so much? They barely celebrate theirs because they know its coming for them and they don't want to think about it. Why would I...
    ting32 ting32 16-17, M 1 Response May 7

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    I woke up in the middle of the night

    and felt so depressed. I really just felt dead inside. I'm gonna be a senior in high school and I feel unsure about everything. I'm just feeling like wasted space right now.
    ypurvis ypurvis 18-21, F Jul 3

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    Today wasnt my best, im getting grumpier

    and grumpier everyday and feel like I bore everyone to death. Im not intersting at all but who cares :/
    OmegaSky OmegaSky 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    What A Predicament I Am In

    I feel really depressed especially when I have nothing to do. But the thing is, when I try to do anything to get my mind off it, I find nothing to do. Or if I do find something worth doing, it isn't effective.The problem is with me, really. I don't have any hobbies. I'm not good...
    BeAdeel BeAdeel 13-15 Sep 22, 2013

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    My whole life was a total depression.

    . Im not pretty and people used to bully me bcoz of my looks. So i learned to be strong for myself and dont mind whay other people say.. I get a job a bf..somehow life become good. But recently i got this terrible pimples growing and multiplying in my face..went to several doctor...
    lezia88 lezia88 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 4

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    Yeah I'm defiantly feeling it today.

    Its been like this on and off all day. ****, what's my deal?
    HisDaysAreNumbered HisDaysAreNumbered 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 10

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    Today wasnt my best, im getting grumpier

    and grumpier everyday and feel like I bore everyone to death. Im not intersting at all but who cares :/
    OmegaSky OmegaSky 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I keep thinking of this girl

    that I've had a crush on since 7th grade. I keep having memories of her. I'm not sure what to do. Haven't talked to her since freshman year and have no way to contact her.
    Lifeisgoodtearsofjoy Lifeisgoodtearsofjoy 16-17, M Oct 16

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    Self-centered Husband

    I am a mother of three and I really resent my husband. When I initially stayed home to take care of my kids, I did everything around the house, all the childcare and I fetched and carried for him too. I was terribly depressed though and dreamed of going back to work. He used to...
    Daughterofcat Daughterofcat 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2011

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    unless i am playing volleyball,

    or doing some sort of sport, hockey, running, climbing, anything like that, i cant really find happiness in, well, anything.
    jonsquid jonsquid 18-21 1 Response Jun 4

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    I fail to see why I should continue living

    besides my loved ones there is no reason for me to be around. I don't feel like I want or need to be here.
    dans0impact dans0impact 22-25, M Mar 27

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    Hate how complicated things can get within a

    matter of minutes!! :( Feel so awful, everyone keeps telling me that life is too short...maybe I should just make it shorter... Hate how overwhelming my feelings can get and I hate how messed up I am Just want my head to sort itself out
    lindastars42 lindastars42 16-17, F Jul 27

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    EqualityForFemales EqualityForFemales 22-25, F Sep 21

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    I Feel Depressed

    I feel very depressed, I have on and off for a coupel of years now.  I feel like I have know friends and know future.  This year I had thoughts of killing myself.  I even got everything ready to do it, but relised it was the easy way out for myself but not my...
    JUSTIN24 JUSTIN24 21-25, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2007

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    What a strange day even

    though i was rejected the other day when i asked a girl out on a date for most people this is just the usual trial and error part of dating but i have a perfect 100% failure rate have asked many girls out and been rejected every time il soon be 25 and still completely alone i...
    alex25589 alex25589 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 23

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    I really miss this girl.

    It's been about 5 yrs and I haven't gotten over her. I've tried to move on but I can't. I have no way of contacting her either :(
    Lifeisgoodtearsofjoy Lifeisgoodtearsofjoy 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 22

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    I never thought that the people I used to sit

    with in art class sophomore year would all, as talented artists, go to art school. I knew they were all good. I should have been more jealous at the time, but I didn't even know they would be this good. Why did they decide to sit with me? Did I choose to sit there or was I...
    thisisausernametoo thisisausernametoo 18-21 Jun 6

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    Ok, I know I shouldn't feel depressed

    but I do. I have always had a great relationship with my dad and thought I did with my mom up until I lost my job of 12 years, 3 years ago. I know that my mom and dad have had it rough financially because both of them are disabled. The fighting between my mom and I began before...
    bluefireball4949 bluefireball4949 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 12

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    Once again feeling low not really sure what the

    point of my life really is iv always been alone an outsider most of the people i meet dont even know im there and even fewer can hear me and even less care i keep trying to come up with pathetic excuses to why i should keep going its like im the last of my knid and there no...
    alex25589 alex25589 22-25, M Apr 29

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    I feel depressed. I'm tired of being single.

    And it sucks knowing that a guy who I know likes me is taken. :(
    aestrada91 aestrada91 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    This Is The Worst Feeling Ever

    Why do I find myself feeling so depressed, being swallowed by a black and hopeless void that continues to consume me? I'm so depressed right now it sucks. I've had a long and busy week so that's part of it I'm sure. Right now I feel like absolute crap and I am so grateful that it...
    skyhook2612 skyhook2612 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 1, 2012

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    Ever since I was a kid I've cried myself to

    sleep almost every night. People don't know how sensitive I actually am and I pretend I don't care. Nobody knows this about me. Everyone sees me as the happiest person ever but it's not true. A few weeks ago I was so hurt that I was seriously considering suicide. But then I...
    veronica590 veronica590 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    Children

     Children... Such innocence. I was at my gym and found a kid there playing training. He came with his dad. I haven't assisted my gym for more than a week because of work. What a hellish week.  I was feeling fine Until I started talking to the kid. Watching kids talk is...
    LeungZT LeungZT 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 17, 2009

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    Each day is a struggle.

    If it weren't for my children I'd likely not get out of bed. They are the only thing that keeps me here on earth. If not for them and knowing they'd be orphans without me, I'd not be here.
    ultimatebetrayal ultimatebetrayal 36-40, F Jun 20

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    I'm not sure if I'm just feeling depressed

    or If I actually am. But I just need to write my feelings and thoughts right now because I can express myself on here and ONLY here.. :( my guy "best friend" now ex best friend and crush, has a gf in japan that is 4 years older than him and NEVER mentioned anything about her...
    Faiithh Faiithh 16-17, F Jul 27

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    Worthless Sack Of Crap!

    I don't know why but I feel very down right now. Its my boyfriend' s birthday and I wanted to do something nice for him, but  got no money. I know I have to at least pretend that I'm am happy and fun to be around today for him. I must not start any drama but I'm afraid I'm...
    IHateAllFourOfMe IHateAllFourOfMe 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19, 2010

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    I really miss her. Been thinking /dreaming

    about her all week. I hope she's doing ok but have no way to contact her. :(
    Lifeisgoodtearsofjoy Lifeisgoodtearsofjoy 16-17, M Oct 3

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    Tired of Living

    I'm really bored or not bored..i'm so tired and sad living my life. I mean nothing will change everyday will be the same i go to school come back cry alot get yelled at and go to sleep and again and again. What's the point of living? seriously it's just so hard and gets you down...
    EverythingBreaks EverythingBreaks 16-17, F 2 Responses May 6, 2009

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    So he isn't into what the doctors recommended.

    He feels really positive about doing everything he was doing before he went in and thinks me working will fix all his problems. Here's the issue; we've discussed before but ill go over it again. We can't afford daycare even w me working fulltime, if I go part-time I have to go...
    oversimplification oversimplification 26-30, F Apr 24

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    What doesn't kill you,

    makes you wish you were dead. What doesn't destroy you, leaves you broken instead. I'm not okay and I'm not alright. Who will fix me now? Save me from myself, don't let me go. --BMTH
    Lexi3is0dreaming Lexi3is0dreaming 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I'm really sorry I wasn't very active today.

    . I was just really sad and needed some time to myself. I had such a terrible day today.. I finally answered my boyfriend back about 2 hours ago.. But no reply from him.. I'm guessing he's furious and wants to cut things off.. That's the reason I feel kinda suicidal.. I was...
    lilykitten1998 lilykitten1998 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 29

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    Being in high school is

    so hard. I don't have any friends. I feel like I don't belong. I hope to make friends here. Lately I have been thinking about suicide but I'm trying my hardest not to act on how I feel
    ypurvis ypurvis 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 9

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    Bonbuzzle and confusticate this depression of

    mine!!! So I just can't gather the motivation to go work out today... There's no reason to not go, but I just can't bring myself to go... If that makes any sense... °_° If my depression was only a tangible being... I would strangle it to death, in the hopes that it'd stop...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M May 14

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    ******* GOD !!! I never felt

    so dame depressed it hurts me in the inside that I just want to cry Dx I don't like this feeling !!!
    NerdyCatFace64 NerdyCatFace64 16-17, M 3 Responses Feb 2

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    Disowned

    I went out with this white guy for three years we did evrything togeteher and were really happy as a couple,people often commented on how great  our relationship was, I then got pregnant, the pregnancy was very complicated and my partner was very supportive as he could be he...
    konichen konichen 19-21 1 Response Mar 26, 2008

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    I wish guys would stop hurting me I wish I

    could find one decent boyfriend that doesn't cheat or hit me or use me or lie to me! I just wish people would stop hurting me I don't know what I did to deserve all this pain 😢
    Jaymerz97 Jaymerz97 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    I even feel guilty when I tell people how I feel. I even feel guilty for feeling guilty.
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