I Have Depression and My Friends Left Me

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    In early October of 2012 I was relapsing back into my depressive state but I had friends to help me through it. After a while they started getting annoyed with me and I didn't understand why. One day I snapped at something one of them said and they all (5 of my closest friends...
    Capricay Capricay
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Feb 5, 2013

    Everybody Really Does Seem To Leave

    I've been suffering from depression for quite some time now - probably about 8 years. I do have some 'good periods' every once in awhile, but the depression still lingers. My friends who used to care about me have all seemed to have moved on and really wouldn't notice if I left...
    1anonymous1 1anonymous1
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 29, 2012

    I thought I finally had some true friends,

    but they are leaving me one by one. They don't even have enough respect to tell me to my face. I heard through a mutual friend why another friend left. He said there's no hard feelings. Really? I feel like I'm at the end of my rope and nowhere to turn to. No one believes I feel...
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 8, 2015

    I'm sad. I'm lonely. I cut.

    I was cutting myself a few nights ago and my best friend stormed in. She was so mad she quickly left my house. I told her a few weeks back that I cut and she didn't seem to take it seriously which pissed me off. Later on that night she texted me, "How could you? Your so selfish...
    Katylynch Katylynch
    18-21, F
    Mar 18, 2015

    Travel Friends

    Last month I started traveling around the States. On my way I met this cool girl that took me to California where we'd meet up with a couple of her friends. For almost one month we were traveling together and I normally never drink or use drugs while traveling, because it messes...
    LudwigXIV LudwigXIV
    May 31, 2012


     Last year, i knew I had a mild form of depression. But i convinced myself that if i was distracted, it would simply go away. But depression isn't so simple. I kept to myself mostly, until I met some friends that loved me and accepted me. I was extremely thankful for the...
    Astro14 Astro14
    Aug 14, 2009

    I am so broken. Some of the people

    who I wanted to grow up with and have our kids be friends with each other..they just left me hanging. They're my only friendship group - I have nobody else at all..especially now I really don't! It all started a few months ago. It was around the same time as my exams, so I...
    Lillemon Lillemon
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 26, 2015


    Some of my friends are gone. My ex took them from me after I broke up with him. He got people to attack my cirrent boyfriend and I miss my guy friends so mich..my ex was making up ugly rumours about me and sending very nasty messages and I cant sleep right or eay properly. I hide...
    katie123457 katie123457
    Jul 19, 2013

    They Really Dont Understand

    I have been dealing with depression and anxiety for about 5 years, maybe more. but i didnt know it. I used to cut myself, simply because i couldn't handle the emotional pain, so i turned it into something physical. something i could deal with. but the emotional...
    grape521 grape521
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 9, 2009

    Depression killed my sociability

    and my dreams. I have not been able to maintain relationships with friends, or anyone. I've had depression for 4-5 years now, and it's slowly sucked the life out of me. All of my friends have great careers. I've never even had a full time job. I don't go on Facebook because I'll...
    hereonymous hereonymous
    26-30, M
    Nov 16, 2015
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