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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... 70,994 People

    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 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 5 days ago

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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 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 4 Responses 6 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?
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Mar 16, 2015

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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 Feb 4

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    jdb1968 jdb1968 46-50, M 7 Responses Jan 27

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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 a week ago

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    I hope you did and will have a good day.

    Please be positive and be kind to others. We'll never know what they're going through. I hope it gets better for you. Please see the beauty in life. Kick that negativity off! Conquer the trials and hardship! Tell this cruel life, " In your face you cruel life!!! Who's...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I had an abusive boyfriend.

    I manged to get out of that relationship but I can't seem to recover. Its been 6 months and my life is still a wreck. That relationship caused me to drop out of college. So now I have no friends, no job and basically no life. I can't sleep either which only adds to my misery. I...
    v1ct0rtilla v1ct0rtilla 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 27

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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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    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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    Why am I feeling that we're drifting off/apart?

    It feels like someone is losing interest. I'm not sure who. It's not like before...I'm not sure what it is. Is it just me or is this the start of my fear? This friendship is supposed to be forever or are we fools to believe in such a thing. My fear of just losing someone so dear...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 4

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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 6 days 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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses a week ago

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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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    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 1 Response Feb 4

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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 6 days ago

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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 Feb 5

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    deleted deleted 26-30 15 Responses Jan 7

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    Hey! Why are you so hard on yourself?

    Don't you know how beautiful and lovely you are? What do you mean I lie? :/ Hey I'm no liar! You're the one lying to yourself! saying, "I ain't good enough, no one love me, no one cares, I'm no good, everyone else is better than me!" STOP IT will yah? I'm sure somebody...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F Feb 5

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

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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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    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 94 Responses Jun 2, 2010

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    I feel so alone. So depressed

    and angry. I can see why some people self medicate or self harm. I feel depressed but numb at the same time. I would like to nap. But I'm at work.
    Lann2015 Lann2015 31-35, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    why can't I just be happy

    and be ok with my life.
    BruizedViolet35 BruizedViolet35 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day 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 36 Responses Jan 18, 2013

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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 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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    I've been having intense stomachs pains to the

    point I can hardly eat. I realized today that every time I run into a difficult situation, I don't think of the situation being uncomfortable, but I hate myself for getting into it in the first place. I then feel an intense desire to want to 'hurt' (in idea and not reality) my...
    DoIknowmenow DoIknowmenow 26-30, F 2 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, 2015

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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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    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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    The small things I'm greatful

    for today: 1) It could be even colder than a witch's t*t today. But it isn't. 2) The sun, while providing little heat, is at least giving light. And in increasing amounts by the day. 3) February is usually only 28 days. 4) It's the year of the monkey. I like monkeys, they...
    Woody6 Woody6 41-45, M 3 Responses 1 day 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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    I suffer from hyperhidrosis

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

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    Life is messy and it's tiring

    but it's not without the good parts and if you just give yourself the little push when you're on the verge of breaking down, who knows it might be the final one to lead you to your happiness. Depression comes in many forms, it comes as social rejection, anxiety, sadness...
    veiledsorrows veiledsorrows 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    It's hard. Cutting, pain.

    loneliness. I have to go out there every day and smile, nobody believes me because my family has money and my life seems 'perfect' but it's not if you look past the reflection in the mirror, we have secrets and my family expects for me to suck it all up and smile, be their...
    chasingmylife chasingmylife 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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

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    Depression? It's like drowning,

    but not being able to die.
    steph0807 steph0807 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30, 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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