I Have a Friend Who Has Depression

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    I cannot begin to tell how much trouble her

    extended family has been causing her immediate family ever since her father passed away. She was only 8 years old back then, and she has grown up knowing nothing but distrust and betrayal by those she considered her own. This has led her to see every person with an eye of...
    RH17 RH17
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 14, 2015

    Help me please?

    My best guy friend recently told me about his depression. He's always been something of an introvert, but recently it's been different. He told me about how it just feels like he has less and less to look forward to every day, and I'm really worried about him. Honestly, the guy's...
    morrisjey morrisjey
    18-21, M
    Jun 9, 2012

    A Film For You

    What do you believe? What do you value? What keeps you alive to live? I have written a movie entitled “The Monarchs Whisper” about young man who is faced with all three of these questions. Questions that we may have all asked or may be seeking an answer to… The Monarchs...
    deepwilliams deepwilliams
    46-50, M
    Dec 28, 2011

    My friend is depressed

    and always talking about killing herself nowadays. She tells me she is to chicken to do it but that doesn't mean I'm not worried. Her mom knows but not how bad it is. I told her to tell her mom or I will even if it results in her hating me.
    anotherclosetedteen anotherclosetedteen
    18-21, F
    Jul 8, 2015

    Help Me

    Someone I would consider my best friend has depression. Years ago I learnt about her self harming (I used to do it too, but as soon as I learnt about hers I stopped doing it immediately, not quite sure why) and I thought I understood. We didn't do it for the same reasons. She...
    TheFarawayTree TheFarawayTree
    18-21, F
    Mar 14, 2012

    Yeah, and she tried to commit suicide a little

    over a week ago but luckily her mom found her. So pleeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaasssssse I'm asking everyone who reads this to pray for her to get better.
    YouCantEscapeMyDemons YouCantEscapeMyDemons
    16-17, M
    3 Responses Mar 30, 2015

    I Love Her

    I have a friend who is living in the darkness and I'm always there for her. I promised myself I will never leave. She calls herself names that turn her blue. I love her no matter what happens. our love is strong. I try my best to keep her happy. I will never sleep, I will never...
    TairaBanzu50 TairaBanzu50
    22-25, M
    1 Response Oct 16, 2013

    Lots of Them Do

    I've got at least 5 friends who are or were depressed sometime in the last few years. 2 of them haven't been really depressed in quite some time now, 2 of them is doing much better now than they were a few months ago and the last one still has her bad days. The good thing is...
    BleedingMascara BleedingMascara
    18-21, F
    Feb 15, 2008

    I Have This Friend...

    ok so.. i have this friend who is well a bit overweight and she likes to starve herself to try and lose weight.. but she has tried this many times and if she eats she likes to punish herself by cutting her wrists ive told her to stop doing this but she never listens she thinks...
    Alyx Alyx
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 18, 2007

    What Should I Do???

    I have a very close friend who has depression.  I've only known her for a couple of years, but we've become so close that we talk almost every day.  Usually, she'll call me up at night, needing someone to talk to, and I always listen to whatever's bothering her...
    femmegenderal femmegenderal
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 12, 2008

    Many... Or Used To...

    I used to have many friends with depression, some who were attempting suicide. I helped them get through things, and taught them that life is something to cherish. I still have a few friends with depression, and I battle it myself, but we're getting through it together...
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 11, 2007

    I know a lot of people with depression.

    And I love them all so much. But sometimes I feel like a really useless a a friend for them.
    YangXiao YangXiao
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 26, 2014

    I Walk This Lonely Road

    I just recently found out that one of my good friends has been battling depression for quite a while now. I was so happy that he has decided to confide in me and let me walk beside him on his way out of this horrible thing!
    allyKat allyKat
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 10, 2007


    I want to be that one person that can help people get over depression
    thatrandomchick01 thatrandomchick01
    22-25, F
    Jul 26, 2013

    The Monarchs Whisper

    Hello, my name is Deep Williams and I am a filmmaker. About a year ago a story came to my mind when I was sitting quietly. 'Do a movie about suicide". I could not believe the overwhelming feeling I had after that encounter. I immediately began to write a screenplay and never...
    deepwilliams deepwilliams
    46-50, M
    Dec 14, 2011
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