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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... 52,591 People

    bhavsmart bhavsmart 31-35, M 5 Responses Dec 17

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    Whenever people say "it could be worse" I break

    into a wild laugh (but only inside my head) of how stupid the idea is. What? Should we be thankful that others had it worse, or how do we know that this isn't the worst thing that we could be in? Should we exaggerate our flaws just to make it bearable that we are already at...
    Alyeskaa Alyeskaa 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 16

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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

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    And I want to kill myself a lot.

    I hate myself so much. My childhood & blame just eats at me... And destroys everything, including my peace of mind. I just want to rest. You know really rest. I don't want to kill myself. I do but I don't. I just don't see myself ever loving me.. It's such a struggle to breathe...
    mentallytortured mentallytortured 18-21, F 15 Responses Nov 11

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    I want to die. I can't remember the last time I

    didn't Feel like that. my psychiatrist told me I should make an effort. since I'm still here, isn't that what I've been doing? I wish someone could help me. its the hardest thing for me to ask for but I've been begging them to help me for months and nothings changed. I just want...
    c130patra c130patra 26-30, F 22 Responses Nov 3

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    I don't want to give you my life story here on

    how I am depressed and that's due to the fact everyone here has had their problems here too. This more of an explanation as to what I mean. As most of you know, some people in life find even the smallest things in life a struggle and that's me included. I'm basically writing...
    HelterSkelter1 HelterSkelter1 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I feel so depress in I just wanna cry

    and sleep all day, but I'm not even know why I feel like this??
    tweetyreck tweetyreck 22-25, F 3 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I feel Like ending my life every day.

    I cant smile any more unless its fake or i smile and then remember how horrible everything is and the smile turns into a frown fast. My father passed away 4 years ago and life has never been the same. my whole world changed, my mom went from being a great mother who baked...
    sin3133 sin3133 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 16

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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 17 Responses Dec 7

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    Thinking about the people

    that have been in my life who triggered serious episodes of depression. One of them I wanted to die, the other I lost who I was and gained 30 lbs. Some days I want to forgive, other days a bullet in the head seems too good for the likes of them. If there was only a way to brand...
    beatingdepression beatingdepression 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Sick of it. I'm wishing the Katrina

    that was killed in Lindt cafe in Sydney's Martin Place shooting was me. Funny...I share the sand name! Just wish it was me dead. Help me escape this depressed self, someone.. I need help. :(
    AFriend2All AFriend2All 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    At the end of the day no one gives a ****.

    Not friends, not family, everyone is selfish and self-absorbed. They don't really care, the only thing people give a **** about is their own ***. I feel like I have no one. No place to escape, no arms to run into. Nothing.
    moongirl03 moongirl03 18-21, F 14 Responses Dec 1

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    Please don't tell me to man up

    or any of that bullshit. This is a stereotyped problem, but it's still my very own. I feel like a worthless piece of trash, honestly. I feel like the third wheel all the time. I have to worm my way into things if I want to go to school events, because I never get invited to...
    Caleb54 Caleb54 13-15, M 10 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm so sick of letting time pass me by

    and just floating around in it because of the state of mind I'm in. Instead of actually LIVING life and making things happen, I'm too tired, down and anti-social to be even bothered to do anything...and time is slipping through my fingers.
    moongirl03 moongirl03 18-21, F 9 Responses Nov 20

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    I just have to keep my head up high

    and push for the darkness to achieve victory
    Kevin2017 Kevin2017 16-17, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have a beautiful wife lovely children

    and a great job my wife feel in love with me when I was sleeping in her ex girlfriends closet eating Mac n cheese and top ramen every night for dinner I used to feel on top of the world then something happened every thing started moving ahead I got the job we had a daughter of...
    itsjustme3684 itsjustme3684 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Do you want to know what depression is like?

    It's like drowning except you can see everyone around you breathing.
    JillianSegina JillianSegina 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Let Me Help You With The Fight:

    The number one thing I see on here is depression, what a tough topic to cover… It affects all ages, it affects people to different extents, and each person is unique. I’ll try to cover things that will help EVERYONE who is feeling down and I really hope I make an impact on...
    deleted deleted 26-30 37 Responses Jan 18, 2013

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    If you take a look at Kat Williams,

    his persona on stage is totally different then the one you see in interviews. Everyone wants to be around the stage guy. Most comedians are cynical. Marlon Wayans, another comedian once explained that comedy is an art-form that comes from ones struggles and pain. Which makes a...
    TheVisualist TheVisualist 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 12

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    I am fighting it now.

    I was just reminded earlier of a friendship I had and lost. Of all the people I've met in my life, there are two whom I wish could come back. One would be impossible as he passed away four years ago. The other, she knows who she is. I yearn for her friendship once again.
    bobrido bobrido 46-50, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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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 7 Responses Feb 7, 2011

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    is there any one around the north Alabama

    that would be interested in meeting an talking I'm so lonely
    kev1254 kev1254 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Is it okay to hate yourself?

    Is it okay to feel so god damn alone even when your surrounded by people?Is it normal to feel like the only way to let out your feeling is to cut them out of you? I wish I knew the answer to all of these questions because lately I feel like I'm drowning in my own thoughts. I try...
    carleyb148 carleyb148 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Sometimes I cry for no reason.

    Sometimes I laugh to hide the demons that haunt my brain every day. Sometimes even if the rare occasion im with a friend at school I just sit in a corner nearly shaking from anxiety. I just want to die. I just wish I could talk all day and not give a crap about what anyone says...
    AwesomeErica AwesomeErica 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I Feel Sad And Lonely

    I'm 20 years old. I feel like I should be having the best time of my life right now, but I'm not. I feel so lonely and worthless. Nobody wants to hang out with me. I always call people and everyone is "busy". I don't even know why this is happening to me Why me? Weekends are...
    sadgirl20 sadgirl20 22-25, F 93 Responses Jun 2, 2010

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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 11 Responses Nov 12

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    My Life

    I'm perceived as the funny guy. The guy that makes jokes. In a way it's a facade. I use it to hide who I am. What's inside of me. I appreciate humor so when I talk to people I use it. I'm very creative. They say a poor life gifts you with arts. In a way I should be thankful... My...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M 11 Responses Feb 3, 2013

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    'Dance in the rain, because you can't wait

    for the storm to be over to be productive' Iv heard a million of them, those jingles and cliche mantras that taste sour and slighty cheesy in my mouth. Like they try too hard to compel and motivate. But this one stuck for some reason..this one felt like it understood that I was...
    yourtheocean yourtheocean 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 3

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    I just feel that my future is going to suck

    so much...i hate myself...i don't want friends but i don't want to be alone ...i just can't stop thinking about death...i can't feel love i just hate to see people kissing,dating things like that...i don't want to talk with girls cuz the way i'am no girl would like me...i just...
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M 6 Responses 6 days ago

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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 45 Responses Sep 22, 2012

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    I live in a dark dark place.

    There's no way out of the darkness. The harder I try the deeper I sink. Nothing brings me out. I don't think anyone knows or maybe they just don't care. I stay quiet and in my room as much as possible lost in my own thoughts. I look for ways out. I don't have any friends. I can...
    cinch cinch 46-50, F 13 Responses Aug 7

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    Hope?

    Loneliness is one of the more constricting emotions I experience. It’s the emptiness of being invisible in a room full of people. It’s the desolate feeling of struggling without stirring compassion. I see people move forward with their lives and I see those who are involved...
    CoopSmith CoopSmith 26-30, M 4 Responses Nov 30, 2013

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    I'm checking in a rehab

    for depression an suicide thoughts. I'm scared never been in one of this places
    kev1254 kev1254 26-30, M 9 Responses Dec 16

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    Woke up feeling OK. Logged on Facebook

    and the usual stuff pops on my news feed. Saw pictures of people getting ahead with life. Saw my own pictures having what others call a good time. Saw many event invitations and friend requests I just could not confirm. That's it. I saw too much that I don't feel seeing my own...
    Alyeskaa Alyeskaa 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 16

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    Just went to a party with my family.

    ..tried to cheer myself up,but i was there alone and lost...they were so happy when they got away from me...i tried and somehow i already knew that it would suck...this anxiety is growing more and more...i can't feel good around people anymore...i don't know what i hate the most...
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm so lost...i don't care about anything.

    ..i just want to die...but i'm too scared to do it...so now it's just wait until i'am 30...if nothing shows up to save me i'll be strong enough to kill myself...a weak and lonely suicidal...yea that's me
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Minnowshi Minnowshi 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 17

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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!
    QuietFreedom QuietFreedom 13-15, M 12 Responses Sep 14

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    It does get better For years

    and years I have suffered from Major Depression, ever since I was a teenager. It really became a problem as a teen, when I went to an all male high school where sport was a religion. Although academically gifted, my physical and athletic prowess was adversely affected by the...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 28

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    (I just wrote this reply to someone

    who was commenting about feeling better, and what follows is my reply, but because it wasn't particularly appropriate to the thread as a whole I decided to post it here) That's nice, everyone deserves to be happy. However one must be careful not to expect all depressed people...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 28

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    I thought I was slipping into depression,

    turns out I was just hungry :]
    bR0k3nWings bR0k3nWings 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 14

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    ATTENTION: ALL DEPRESSED,

    LONELY, and ANTISOCIAL PEOPLE!!! Hi.
    Zack607 Zack607 22-25, M 20 Responses Jul 26

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    My Last Letter When I Was 14.

    When I was fourteen I was really depressed so I decided to kill myself. Before I died I wanted to leave a note to my only friend Karla and this is how it went: Stars like diamonds in the sky, They are the things that help me get by. They shine so bright in my eyes, They are the...
    Unabletoconnect Unabletoconnect 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 2, 2013

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    Throughout the course of my life,

    I have been faced with all sorts of grim situations. However, every time my demons would raise their ugly heads I always found the strength in me to keep going forward, even though at times it really felt as if the world was being thorn asunder beneath my very feet. This time...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    What's to say? Years back I took a hard look at

    myself... Was going to either end up dead or in prison. All my buddies had relationships, budding careers. I drank the coolaid and found a woman I liked... Well enough. Banged out 2 wonderful kids. ******* trapped. She knew I didn't love her. Can't blame her for trying. I...
    OldNRusty OldNRusty 41-45, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    These holidays man...

    seems like everyone is throwing their happiness at your face...this christmas thing makes me wanna die.
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Trying To Love...

    Falling in love...or being in love when you suffer from depression seems like a monumental task to the person suffering from it... It takes an incredible amount of trust. You have to look at yourself, wade through all the negative self talk that you hear in your head all the...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F 11 Responses Dec 31, 2012

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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 18-21, F 14 Responses Jul 13

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    Aint That The Truth!!!!!!!

    when i was younger....id put my arms in my shirt and pretend i had no arms. Would restart video games whenever i knew i was going to lose. Slept with all my stuffed animals as a child so none of them got offended.. had that one pen with 4 colours and tried to push all the buttons...
    soulsearchingforever soulsearchingforever 31-35, F 16 Responses Dec 29, 2012

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    This my first time posting an experience,

    so here it goes... I decided that I wanted to try dating again. I've been talking to this guy for the past 2 weeks. Everything was cool until some of his remarks about certain things rubbed me the wrong way. He didn't really like the fact that I was mixed (black, Jamaican, and...
    black2987 black2987 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 16

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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.
    Breeya Breeya 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 4

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