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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... 70,797 People

    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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    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 2 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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    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 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 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 10 Responses Jan 27

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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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    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 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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    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 1 day 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 3 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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    GlorianneMcD GlorianneMcD 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 10, 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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    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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    ATTENTION: ALL DEPRESSED,

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

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    pbarn pbarn 31-35, M 4 Responses Jan 23

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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 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    trying to stay level headed

    so i can keep from stressing but I'm lonely.. i don't want affection anymore it has drove me insane i can't complete anything I'm a miserable failure
    GodlessWorld GodlessWorld 22-25, M 4 Responses 2 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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    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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    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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    helpmeimfukkedup helpmeimfukkedup 13-15, M 29 Responses Jan 10, 2015

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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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    deleted deleted 26-30 16 Responses Jan 7

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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 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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    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 was on Facebook this morning seeing how

    everyone has gone to places and doing things while here I am doing the job I hate from the core for the money having an ambition in mind but everyone things it's impossible for me. The most important person in my life told me I was an idiot and that made me feel how useless I am...
    Xerit Xerit 22-25, 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 1 Response 1 day ago

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    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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    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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    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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    therapy tomorrow. fourth session.

    ..and ive spilled nonstop for the whole session. its like severing an artery...a flood. but i have no idea why i am so incredibly tense today...this evening. i feel like something is going to crack. i dont want to end up in tears at the therapists. i know that its what...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 6 Responses 5 days ago

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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 3 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 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 21 hrs ago

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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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    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 feel like I live on another plane of

    existence. Or part of me is in another dimension. And I'm the only one there. There is nothing around me, no creatures or beings to keep me company. Just dank, cold, darkness of this void.
    imjustaghost imjustaghost 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 22

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    aughhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh my LIFE

    ******* SUYUUUJJUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCKS
    GodlessWorld GodlessWorld 22-25, M 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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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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    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 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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    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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