I Have Fought Depression

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 People

    Depression is a horrible thing to get.

    . Its like 1 step ahead of suicide and self harm. You could have Panic Attacks or Anxiety Disorder. No one seems to really understand what you go through... You think about self harm and suicide every night and you cry yourself to sleep but your too broken to move on and you dont...
    TrueStoriesBro TrueStoriesBro
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 12, 2014
    Ditzle Ditzle
    22-25, M
    Dec 9, 2014

    Got up went to school

    and classes actually paid attention to them passed the quiz :)
    ladyyukihime ladyyukihime
    22-25, F
    Oct 21, 2014

    Seeing Happiness?

    Years have gone by. You know how I fought depression? At first, I forced myself to act happy around my friends; I strained every facial muscle to force a convincing, counterfeit smile. I laughed loudly even when my heart was hurting. I conjured the idea that this was the only way...
    justasilentscreamer justasilentscreamer
    18-21
    Mar 31, 2012

    Fighting Depression,

    Every journey has a beginning. I didn’t realise I was standing in quicksand till I was up to my neck in a thick pool of self loathing. There is only one word to describe what depression feels like: isolation. At first I was confused, unsure how to handle these foreign feelings...
    justasilentscreamer justasilentscreamer
    18-21
    Mar 31, 2012

    Inspiration

    I dont know many people that understand some of my feelings; After all I hardly understand my own feelings. Yet I feel the need to acknowledge someone who I feel has a spark inside. An ember, and I see it. Even when the oxygen is sucked from his lungs and the flame begins to die...
    justasilentscreamer justasilentscreamer
    18-21
    Mar 31, 2012

    I would say I'm about to exit the worst year I

    have ever experienced for years I have fought with anxiety and panic attacks in silence then, it got so bad, I couldn't stay hidden I entered a period where a panic attack a day was expected, and if you have never experience a panic attack, its terrifying and makes you feel like...
    beepee345 beepee345
    16-17, T
    Jul 9, 2015
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