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I Fight Depression and Loneliness Everyday

do you fight depression? do you fight loneliness? then come and join people who know and understand... 70,862 People

    I feel lonely and its partly due to my closeted

    nature i wear shades everywhere and i try to under dress and avoid most social interaction because im afraid of rejection. Im scared that if people know me..all of me they will berate me. Its a vicious cycle. I had been socially popular before but because of my sexuality i...
    iwannadietoday iwannadietoday 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 22

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    I have been doing better with this,

    but lately it's starting to set in again. and there are so many people trying to help me with it that I'm afraid I am going to disappoint them if I don't keep up with everything. I wish I could just get in my car and run away from it all.
    Forevertired23 Forevertired23 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am broken. I am sick.

    My soul is torn, shattered, I'm needy. That's ok. Because I was never raised. I was never cultivated. It's ok. I'll be ok. I think.....I just want to be fixed in the ways that I've been so broken. I didn't do this on my own. I know that "my life is in my hands" but if...
    expressivelyMe expressivelyMe 36-40, F 8 Responses Aug 5, 2014

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    I just want to ask how all of you are doing

    today. I know that you're not feeling your best right now, but I want you to know that you are all amazing and that if you want to talk, I am ready to listen :)
    KillThemLoud KillThemLoud 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 25

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    i feel like i hate everyone in my life

    and I want to abandon it and start over somewhere new. im tired of feeling like i cant connect with anyone. im so outgoing but i feel completely alone. im an honest and fun person (i guess only to me). im sick and tired of always being by myself. or feeling like no one gets me...
    alwaysgloomy alwaysgloomy 22-25, F 12 Responses Jul 13, 2014

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    living in a city that rains all the time is

    depressing. I'm not surprised the suicide rate is so high.
    Audreydarling Audreydarling 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Suicide? noooo! Please DON'T.

    Don't do it! Never! There's always a better way. If you feel so miserable and you think it's the only way out, YOU'RE WRONG! If you're being bullied or abused or some people are just so stupid enough to not see your worth... don't give them the satisfaction of proving they were...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    8 years why?my life can't end I know somethings

    gonna come good out of my fight.I need it now.
    leahxlife leahxlife 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I hate my job. no, that's a lie.

    I don't mind my job it's just that I'm bored of it. come in, deal with ****** people, work with almost equally ****** people, go home, sleep then wake up and repeat. I've had the same job for the last 4 years and it's just getting old. I hate waking up every day to come in and...
    Bruadose Bruadose 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 23

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    I Don't Iike that My Husband is close to

    that *****.. He can't Differentiate between Good and Bad. . It is so Depressing ... Just want to Get rid of this Feeling
    Amnik Amnik 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    With joy and optimism!

    ! No point in getting mad over small things in life! Anything that comes my way, i'll tackle with my heart!
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Sep 14, 2014

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    How I Beat Depression

    First off, I want to say that I'm not a doctor, nor would I want to be. More and more, it just seems they are pawns of Big Pharma, handing out prescriptions like candy. This is NOT right! Our bodies, minds, and spirits are nourished by food, exercise, interaction with others, and...
    Cargoyle Cargoyle 36-40, M 8 Responses Feb 7, 2011

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    How can there be so many people on the planet

    and so many lonely. I smile but inside I'm screaming HELP ME! Just care...Hold me, love me. Don't just say hello and keep walking. Don't tell me you can't give me what I need, when I ask for a hug. Don't ask how I'm doing when you don't care. Don't be there only when it's...
    rubyjuly rubyjuly 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 23, 2015

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    A Crap Life

    Everyday i hate waking up i dread it. same old crap going through the motions smiling even if i dont want to i have a family but feel i am taken for granted eveyday i still feel as if i live alone at the moment i am even having trouble feeling happy about anything and considered...
    mamdo2 mamdo2 36-40, F 43 Responses Sep 22, 2012

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    Ever have a day where you want to just take the

    day off from life? Curl up into the fetal position and disappear, cry, yell, and get all other emotions out of you, in hopes that you may feel normal for a little while?
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Mar 16, 2015

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    I have been separated now

    for 7 months or so and I felt that I am dealing with it ok and moving on with my own life. Today my ex thought it would be funny to start shagging his new girlfriend whilst he talked to me on the phone. And you know I really don't care what he does now but throwing it in my...
    briskkie briskkie 41-45, F 20 Responses Nov 26, 2015

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    I've been on a serious struggle these past few

    weeks. I struggle to get out of bed to work, or to do the same when I'm off. I've grown bitter towards people. I'd rather be on my own than have someone else deal with my problems. I'd rather be on my own than to be let down by another person who tells me they care. I don't...
    imjustaghost imjustaghost 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Even in a crowd full of people,

    I feel like I'm the only one.
    DaisyKaine DaisyKaine 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 26

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    You know that feeling?

    When you're just waiting to get home into your room, close the door, fall into bed. Just let everything out that you kept in all day. That feeling of desperation. You're tired. Tired of everything, tired of nothing. You just want someone to be there and tell you it's okay. But...
    ExploreroftheUnknown ExploreroftheUnknown 18-21, M 8 Responses Nov 2, 2015

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    jdb1968 jdb1968 46-50, M 7 Responses Jan 27

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    You call me stupid? I fake a smile everyday

    and you believe it. I force a laugh and you think I'm happy. Who's stupid now?
    BlackRosesAmongLilies BlackRosesAmongLilies 13-15 5 Responses Mar 18, 2015

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    i often have to remind myself

    that i am stronger than i think I am. I long for the day when i no longer have to.
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Oct 11, 2015

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    I suffer from hyperhidrosis

    or excessive sweating. Does anyone else in the UK suffer from this?
    pbarn pbarn 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    In my opinion, most people

    who suffer from depression have really big hearts. We love everyone around us. We want to help everyone. We want to be there for everyone. We do what we can to make sure others are happy. We notice things, things that most won't. We are a good judge of character. We have a...
    ExploreroftheUnknown ExploreroftheUnknown 18-21, M 10 Responses Dec 4, 2015

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    I feel like people just don't get me.

    I'm on the outside looking in. Do you ever think you're going to die alone..
    sunnyB84 sunnyB84 31-35, F 8 Responses Jan 26

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    komalp komalp 36-40, F 3 hrs ago

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    The never ending darkness.

    The never ending hurt. It never ends. I want it to just be ok, I want to feel love. But after all this I've learned to love the hate, since hate is all I get.
    Sicgoat173 Sicgoat173 16-17, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Depression? It's like drowning,

    but not being able to die.
    steph0807 steph0807 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 30, 2015

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    GlorianneMcD GlorianneMcD 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 10, 2015

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    going through your life without ever had a

    girlfriend. I'm 29 and never had a girlfriend or approached a girl because im Asian and making below average. I'm sure that will happen to me
    monotonouso monotonouso 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I thought I was slipping into depression,

    turns out I was just hungry :]
    bR0k3nWings bR0k3nWings 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 14, 2014

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    I went to the graveyard yesterday.

    It was my mommy's birthday and I brought flowers for mommy's and daddy's grave. After I placed down the flowers I started to talk to my mommy and daddy about the things that I experiences lately. People were looking at me with sad faces. And were talking quietly. They said...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Apr 24, 2015

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    ATTENTION: ALL DEPRESSED,

    LONELY, and ANTISOCIAL PEOPLE!!! Hi.
    Zack607 Zack607 22-25, M 19 Responses Jul 26, 2014

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    Sometimes it's hard to pretend to be happy

    other times I'm surprised at how good I am at it...they think all is well but they don't hear the self loathe in my head they don't see the scars on wrist and those who do don't understand my reason. It's pointless they say but it doesn't feel that way it's like a release of all...
    Aaliyah1405 Aaliyah1405 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    WHY cant anyone be aware of suicide

    and depression??? It is such a serious concept. Millions and millions of people suffer from depression, its horrible! It feels like you are being trapped inside a cage with nobody around.... except your thoughts. My thoughts are so terrible and horrifying.... it makes me wonder...
    thechocolatemaniac thechocolatemaniac 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    This is the loneliest

    and saddest I've been that I'm ready to give up. What's so wrong with me that people won't stay? I'm just so tired of this. I just want to feel wanted...
    po90p po90p 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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    I cry, but no one hears.

    No one knows, how hard I fight to put the smile on my face. No one understands why it is so hard some days, I don't even know why. And that is why they don't understand because I don't understand.
    readum16 readum16 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I was depressed and lonely

    for a long time when my mum died but now I try and help people get through there problems and see the light at the other side, so if anyone is feeling down I don't mind cheering you up, I know what it's like to have no purpose for life xx
    Hannahmc18 Hannahmc18 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 2, 2015

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    I don't know why I feel depressed.

    There were some aspects in my life and I thought I'd be a lot happier if I managed these things the way it should be. After successfully managing these aspects in my life, I still feel depressed and lonely. Most of the day I'm facing the laptop or if not I just staying silent...
    rafaeladel rafaeladel 22-25, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I am writing this. Cause I wanna die.

    no I won't kill myself. life is just too precious. But I'm tired of thinking about dying. I'm tired of being lonely and depressed and I'm just frustrated and sick and angry. I hate controlling my tears. but I hate crying. I just wanna burst out. rip myself apart. That.. right...
    DarkPrincess10 DarkPrincess10 18-21, F 15 Responses Dec 7, 2014

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    helpmeimfukkedup helpmeimfukkedup 13-15, M 29 Responses Jan 10, 2015

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    I think that I have beat my depression!

    It's a great feeling to be able to throw a razor away and not give a damn.
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    deleted deleted 26-30 16 Responses Jan 7

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    I just want to get as far away from society

    and the bullshit of everyday life. Maybe go up to Alaska and live off the land
    shyguy247 shyguy247 26-30, M 7 Responses Nov 12, 2014

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    So this is despair: when I can't think of a

    place I'd rather be, and I'd rather be anywhere else but here. I wonder what it would be like to cease to exist on this spot. Would it be worse than sitting here?
    Woody6 Woody6 41-45, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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