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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... 60,116 People

    VictoriaN105 VictoriaN105 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Stay strong! Even thou sometimes it's hard,

    have trust in yourself be brave
    inconnue9 inconnue9 18-21, 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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    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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    I've been fighting this shot

    since I was 13, I'm 25 now. Everybody always says thing won't be this way forever. I'm starting to feel that line is a bunch of bull. I'm really getting tired of this fight. I'm ready to stop fighting, it really isn't worth it anymore.
    DancesWithUnicorns DancesWithUnicorns 22-25, F 3 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Minnowshi Minnowshi 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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    I have always felt unhappy

    since was a teenager and that people around me did not understand me. I had friends, of course, but most of them were not the sort of friends that I would feel comfortable telling them everything. For some reason I just could not feel connected with my so-called friends, and I...
    lonelywriter2015 lonelywriter2015 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    I could curl up and die a homeless bum,

    or drink myself to death, but I choose to read and write at the library instead. The wealth of human creativity is my addiction, my church, my purpose. Knowing humans survive disaster we can't imagine keeps me humble and thankful for what I do have.
    WattDeFalk WattDeFalk 56-60, T 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I'm 27 years old. My parents openly don't love

    me. I haven't spoken to them in four years. I've never kissed a girl. I confessed my love to my best friend of four years a week ago. She ran screaming. I have a ****** job and come home to an empty studio I can't even afford. Tonight I'm wondering what is the point. Why get up...
    lostbutseeking lostbutseeking 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    This has been an ongoing battle

    for me for many years. I hope one day to be able to win this fight
    Jackiecarter Jackiecarter 36-40, F 1 Response 3 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!
    QuietFreedom QuietFreedom 13-15, M 11 Responses Sep 14, 2014

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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 14 Responses Jul 13, 2014

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    Events that suck, making your life tougher,

    don't always cause addiction to self-pity. In fact a mind sharpened by adversity is a Blessed tool. Again, build good habits.
    WattDeFalk WattDeFalk 56-60, T 1 day ago

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    I cutted my wrist again

    and each time it feels a bit worse I am drowning please I need u guys by my side
    Sara2102 Sara2102 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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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

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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 3 Responses Aug 28, 2014

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    I'm still fighting it.

    I'm trying to be happy, but what's the point in trying if it's just going to be ruined in 5-10 minutes? I really just wish I could get it over with but I can't, so here I am...still fighting through it. I just wish that when someone says they're gonna try and help me feel better...
    emylauren27 emylauren27 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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 6 Responses Mar 18

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    I'm so depressed and lonely right now.

    Lost any joy I had with whatever games I own. And nothing nice to watch on TV. No friends or girlfriend to call. Nothing to do, just lying on my bed trying to decide whether to sleep or get up and do something. Why am I typing this? don't know, something to do I suppose.
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Mar 11

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    May we awake every morning relishing a few

    moments warm secure and depression-free, before painful memories return to change us back to that less-healthy state. I fight depression building on those remembered moments of morning calm... because I know that's my true heart finally getting through the habitual noisy whining...
    WattDeFalk WattDeFalk 56-60, T 23 hrs ago

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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 14 Responses Nov 11, 2014

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    people say i had depression

    because i dont have anything to do, bored with routine and friendless.... i wish i could say that instead of admitted that im sick
    Gina1993 Gina1993 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days 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 95 Responses Jun 2, 2010

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    well on top of everything else.

    .... I just got the house I was staying in broken into and the only thing stolen was my 50 inch tv
    playr435 playr435 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    ATTENTION: ALL DEPRESSED,

    LONELY, and ANTISOCIAL PEOPLE!!! Hi.
    Zack607 Zack607 22-25, M 20 Responses Jul 26, 2014

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    REGULARLY PRACTICE some study.

    A learned addiction, an obsessive focus on well-being is far better than chasing after feelings, which is also an addiction. I finally admitted: I LOVE my self-pity! That's the miracle cure, the way out, the paradoxical key to stopping your addiction to "Oh no! I'm less than...
    WattDeFalk WattDeFalk 56-60, T 1 day ago

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    Embarrassed much? Yes.

    It is embarrassing, isn't it? It is embarrassing to be ruled by feelings such as sadness, emptiness, fear, low self esteem.. 45 years old and I find myself starting over again. What once came too easily, now seems unreachable. I know. I KNOW that it is me stopping me. I know...
    discovery5 discovery5 41-45, F 12 Responses Jan 16

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    It's just one of those days

    where i feel completely hopeless and hazy without a clue as to why.
    AutumnAki AutumnAki 16-17, F 3 days ago

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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?
    readum16 readum16 26-30, F 11 Responses Mar 16

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    Telling someone with depression to "just be

    happy" or "just smile" is like tossing a kid with no arms into a lake and saying "just swim"
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 4

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    im 16, and i want to die.

    i feel like i have literally nobody at school, theres people i talk to, but there not real friends, i have 2 friends who know im depressed, but theyve never felt this way so they dont get it. they try to help but they cant really cuz they dont know what depressions like. i...
    Depressedgolfer96 Depressedgolfer96 16-17, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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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 7 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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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

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    'Cause I've a weak heart,

    baby, I've a weak heart Such a weak heart, baby, I've a weak heart ♫
    v1ni v1ni 16-17, M 2 days 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 12 Responses Dec 7, 2014

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    I hate to feel lonely .

    .. I hate sleeping by myself I want someone to hold me .. love me... care for me the way I would care for them.. it has become a daily routine put on your face go to work smile and only want to come home to the loneliness.. back to the cold empty bed that I hate so much.. I...
    littletab littletab 46-50, F 1 Response 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'm stressed. message

    and comment me peoples
    playr435 playr435 22-25, M 1 day 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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    Ok so now i have fallen into a really deep

    depression. I also recently found out one of my best friends girlfriend dumped him for literally no reason and he is cutting again and is suicidal. Now because there is nothing i can do for him I've also gone slightly suicidal and slight cutting. I feel ****. Im not calling a...
    Usernamesalreadytaken Usernamesalreadytaken 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 5 Responses Nov 30, 2013

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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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    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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    Hi I'm 17 and very confused.

    I used to be the happiest person ever, everyone would always say how every time they saw me I was smiling and I even got yelled at my my coaches for smiling too much. But my smile wasn't exactly because I was so happy it was just something I did out of nervousness and insecurity...
    Kayleehm Kayleehm 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Y'know the Bre'er Rabbit story of the tar baby?

    You can choose not to fight it & realize it's a fake. Is the first feeling you notice necessarily truest? I've learned WELL-BEING can be a choice more easily as you REGULARLY PRACTICE some study. Thankfully not proudly, your friend.
    WattDeFalk WattDeFalk 56-60, T 1 day ago

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    I go days of without speaking,

    the only person I frequently asked talk to is myself. I consistently feel numbness. I find so many reasons to die but I can't find any substantial reasons to live. I just feel apathetic towards existing
    jevhan jevhan 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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