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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... 45,462 People

    Sleep is the only freedom I know.

    I have a lot of issues my god lol
    kpweant1 kpweant1 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 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 18-21, F 14 Responses Jul 13

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    I feel so alone right

    now that I can't even get out of bed. It's been this way all my life and I can't handle it much longer. I have severe suicidal thoughts and think why the hell not it's not like anyone would miss me. I am pretty much a lost cause.
    knporter1 knporter1 22-25, F 17 Responses 6 days ago

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    I always feel like an alien

    where ever I go. At the mall I always see girls my age hanging out with their friends talking to guys etc. I want to be like that. When I was a child I used to have friends. I got invited to birthday parties, sleepovers you name it. But my parents would never let me go. They...
    PaleUglyStar PaleUglyStar 13-15, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't talk to anyone about anything

    and it's ripping me apart. I'm so quiet and just want everyone to be happy I have a lot of self issues and all my friends are going to college I'm just extremely alone
    jcelli jcelli 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 13

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    Loneliness is- if u have tried 100 social

    websites and found no friends. I feel unloved on every social site. I dont know why im here, i seek pitty and i get pitty but then they all leave and i stay again lonely, so what are those sites for if nobody stay ?
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 6 Responses Jul 15

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    The thing with depression is

    that unless you have it, or have had it, you can never fully understand what it is like. This is my way of explaining it. Depression is like you have been thrown into the middle of the ocean, but you've never learnt how to swim. There are people around you screaming at you to...
    ameliap ameliap 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    She crys herself to sleep she wants it all to

    go away but it doesn’t so she takes the knife and cuts herself again trying to make it all go away but the yelling won’t stop everyone makes fun of her they laugh at her and don’t care about how much they hurt her so she keeps cutting herself she wants to live with her...
    christinelol christinelol 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am taking note of the precariousness of my

    mental well-being. Someone mentioned being in the grip of a depression that sounds much easier to cope with than that which seems to grip me every moment of every day. At some point in our conversation he informed me that he had been doing very well and that this was the...
    Visola Visola 22-25, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I want to die. Everyone thinks i'm worthless

    and nobody cares. Several times my dad told me he doesn't care about me anymore. I want to commit suicide and just get it over with. and my friends... the other day they all planned to leave me behind and that's what they did :( i don't have anyone by my side... no friends, my...
    devin156 devin156 16-17, F 7 Responses Jul 8

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    My heart hurting me right

    now feel so alone, feel like I will never be happy no matter where I am. I need someone, I need my dad right now to help me get through this, I miss him. R.I.P
    Fabgal1 Fabgal1 22-25, F 5 Responses 3 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 94 Responses Jun 2, 2010

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    I just spent 4 hours crying .

    I have a headache from the crying ... My heart is in so much pain, I miss my mother terribly RIP
    Juiceyangel333 Juiceyangel333 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Harrehsbabe Harrehsbabe 18-21, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    yoganandarita yoganandarita 51-55, F 31 Responses May 6

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    How darkest this sadness can be?

    I want to sleep forever.
    IsabelMath IsabelMath 18-21, F 11 Responses Aug 16

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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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    I dont have depression

    but loneliness is what I go through everyday,every year .At times I wish I could just simply share how my day went with someone I care.
    cluemisa cluemisa 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 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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    Today everything from the last year just seems

    to be catching up to me. I just feel like I am drowning and cannot make my way to the surface, I am surrounded by my family yet feel like I am all alone. I feel like all of this stuff is going on but nobody seems to be able to see it - only me. No matter how hard I try to make...
    roseblossom90 roseblossom90 22-25, F 3 Responses 23 hrs 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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    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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    It hurts seeing my friends with boyfriends

    and I'm alone, especially when I'm recently coming out of a relationship. They all look so happy and don't get me wrong I'm happy for them but I feel like I need someone who can tell me that they love me.
    faithdanielle faithdanielle 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 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 44 Responses Sep 22, 2012

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    You were always there

    when I look back... my shadow
    bR0k3nWings bR0k3nWings 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    The past 6 years have been a constant battle of

    depression, loneliness, paranoia Etcetc. I'm in that time of my life where I either want to give up completely or work hard to get motivation and fix it. There's days where I say I just wish I wasn't here, but it's not that, I just wish I was happy instead.
    Exoduss Exoduss 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 23

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    Today I caught man looking extra long at me,

    and smile. So instead of thinking that he was "hitting on me", I stood there uncomfortable wondering why is he looking at me?! I love having no self esteem!
    XjustbreatheX XjustbreatheX 31-35, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am so depressed. I literally think about

    killing myself every single day of my life, but I'm too much of a coward to go through with it. I'm sick of living. I have no friends, and I never will. Everytime I think i find out, they abandon me and make me more suicidal than ever. I am so sick and tired of this waste of an...
    blipsycat1 blipsycat1 18-21, M 32 Responses Jul 16

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    TheKDoomsday TheKDoomsday 13-15, F 1 Response May 25

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    "I want to discover what happiness is,

    and what value there is in suffering."--War and Peace
    geogirl28 geogirl28 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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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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    People that supposedly cares

    for you say all the time: "I wish I could do something to make you feel better, but I don't know what to do...". Is it really true or is it just the perfect excuse for not doing anything?
    LookingForTheSunshine LookingForTheSunshine 26-30, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    Back to the start. I have a medical condition

    that means I can't drink alcohol. I stopped in jan but fell off the wagon (so to speak because I wasn't or am not an alcoholic). I broke my neck a month ago and although I'll be ok I am off work for at least 3 months. Being depressed drew me back to alcohol. I cared so...
    Janinenewstart Janinenewstart 31-35, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I think i am alone. Although I am married

    and my husband loves me I think he does not have my back. I feel everyday is an uphill battle trying to make his see things the way I do. I know I am not perfect but neither is anyone else. His family disrespects me and talks ill about me. I don't have any friends who are...
    BaShGo BaShGo 31-35, F 4 Responses a week 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

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    I've had a rocky relationship with my daddy

    this past year. He's never had to deal with a child with so many mental illnesses and most days he just doesn't know what to do. Which makes him have bursts of anger because he's so frustrated with life. But today was so very different than all the other days. We weren't...
    Anniethinksyourebeautiful Anniethinksyourebeautiful 13-15, F 3 Responses May 21

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    I'm have many friends,

    but I still feel lonely, as if no one understands. School gives me so much anxiety and I am going crazy there, but I still can't share that with the people I'm closest with.
    gab6 gab6 13-15, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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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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    everyday is the same.

    nothing changes. you ever watch that movie groundhog day? that is how my life is except no interaction with people. just same , same, same. I wish I had the courage to end it
    suddenshock suddenshock 56-60, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm taking this off of my experience list.

    I sought help and it turned me around. Whenever I have negative thoughts I say "NO! STOP IT!". It really worked for me. That and Cymbalta.
    CreMan55 CreMan55 56-60, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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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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    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 12 Responses Dec 31, 2012

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    You know when you're

    so depressed that you can't even move? And it feels like you're physically sick? And you just want to talk to someone about it, but you don't want to say anything to anyone? So instead of faking smiles and laughs and 'lol's you just keep to yourself, but you only feel worst...
    Breeya Breeya 18-21, F 10 Responses Aug 13

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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!
    RainbowAdventurer12 RainbowAdventurer12 22-25, M 13 Responses 6 days ago

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    Have you ever gone to an emergency room

    or doctors office and your asked to rate your pain from 1-10? Why don't they ask "on what scale would you rate your depression?" Somedays my depression is at a rate of 3, while other days it's a 9. Sometimes that even varies minute to minute. I feel my depression has always...
    brokenhearted7108 brokenhearted7108 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I keep myself so busy

    so I don't have time to be depressed.
    sunflowerpet sunflowerpet 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    i dont enjoy life anymore.

    ...i live like dead.....am not interested in anything..
    mahmoudvip mahmoudvip 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    ATTENTION: ALL DEPRESSED,

    LONELY, and ANTISOCIAL PEOPLE!!! Hi.
    Zack607 Zack607 22-25, M 21 Responses Jul 26

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    I Don'T...

    I don't cry alone at night I don't wish I was dead I don't feel sad or mad all the time I don't miss the person I love that I can never have I don't cut myself when life's too much to take I don't hide my feelings from my family I don't not feel anymore I don't have trust...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Oct 9, 2013

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    She promised herself It’ll be just one more

    time And then no more But she’s made these promises A thousand times before She’s hidden the blade Away from everyone else Somewhere she hopes she’ll forget herself
    christinelol christinelol 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 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 4 Responses Nov 30, 2013

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    [Liam] I’m broken, do you hear me?

    I’m blinded, ‘cause you are everything I see, I’m dancin’ alone, I’m praying, That your heart will just turn around, And as I walk up to your door, My head turns to face the floor, ‘Cause I can’t look you in the eyes and say, When he opens his arms and holds you...
    Notterzz17 Notterzz17 13-15, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Loneliness causes depression.

    Depression causes loneliness. Welcome to the full circle.
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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