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I Have Friends With Depression

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 70 People

    My Friend Needs Help - I Don't Know What To Do...

    i am extremely worried about my friend... shes been battling depression, od'ing on common medicine (not actual drugs), and cutting herself. i have been trying and trying to be there for her and help her, but i dont know what to do... nothing i say seems to have an effect, and she...
    Randomname1 Randomname1 18-21, F Sep 5, 2011

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    Not Just One Persons Problem

    My best friend of 15 years has been dealing with depression for 10 years. There have been times when I gave up things for myself so that I could be there for her when she needed me. Some of those times I did it unwillingly. I love her to death but she often uses her illness to...
    DelightfulBabe08 DelightfulBabe08 26-30 Jul 29, 2008

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    My Lovely Enemy's Pain Addiction

    *Yes I'm refering to my best guy friend (see My Lovely Enemy) as My lovely Enemy*   I sometimes get funny emails from My Lovely Enemy. This one however was different. He sent it to a lot of people including me. 'I want you guys to rant about me.About anything. The...
    reichan reichan 18-21, F Jul 16, 2009

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    I Am Worried About My Friend But I'm Also Angry And I Don't Know How To Change That.

    I met this girl, we'll call her Ann, last year and we became really good friends. The only thing is she grew up in a not very good household where she was neglected. Mental illnesses also run in her family. When she was 18, her best friend's mother had her move in with their...
    FireAndIce0o0 FireAndIce0o0 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 13, 2012

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    Oh Crap

    my freind is not having a good time in the past few weeks he has been extermely depressed which is kinda ironic since he is ussually the one that helps everyone else and for about the past month it has been getting steadily worse he at one point ran out of the house and was...
    shiftu shiftu 22-25, M Oct 19, 2010

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    Yep...

    It's not always easy, being friends with someone who is depressed. But, I'm not one to judge nor turn away from them! I was there, not too long ago, and for many years. It's only been almost 8 months now, that I have been depression-free. Which makes me very new to this new...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 22, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I've been dealing with a guy for a year now "friends with benefits" and I caught feelings for him and I let it be known...but he does not feel the same. how can you not catch...
    brijk20 brijk20 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 1

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    I just started to have fun with one of my girlfriends in a van full of people :) girls message me for details
    youngtaylor youngtaylor 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 8

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    I told the guy I fell for with friends w benifits I just wanted to be friends and no sex at all because my feelings were getting attached and he doesn't feel the same . and he...
    brijk20 brijk20 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 1

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    So, how long do you think a FWB should last? I've been fwb with a guy for almost 3 years now. We hang out, we talk all the time. But he always says that he doesn't think any girl...
    Dearrobynn Dearrobynn 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    Our brains are not functioning well It limits our amazing capabilities We never knew we had Our hands are tied We are bounded The devil is laughing While we shed tears They...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F Mar 3

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    I I don't have friends. I mean, i have people i socialize with and talk to at school, but I don't have people who notice when i'm absent, or people who call me on the weekends. I'm...
    Anika1258 Anika1258 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Can Be Friends With People Totally Different From Me
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 18 hrs ago

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    I am new and I wish to have friends and I need a girl friend
    mohammedosama200 mohammedosama200 13-15, M Feb 27

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    Would love a friend that's local, one I can have a splif with, have a laugh with, have sex with, go out with, and not officially date at the same time. I would love someone to PM...
    essexlad1 essexlad1 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    I have worked with a slightly older guy for a few years. More just in passing but lately a lot closer as we both have been managing the same projects lately. Always nothing but...
    gonegirl7575 gonegirl7575 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 13

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    I want to have sex with another girl licking, rubbing, tribbing everything really
    rubylew79 rubylew79 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    I'm married in a sexless marriage, very smart with discreet phone apps and just out of a year long affair with a woman that wanted to get married & have kids with me, but I'm...
    LoveExplorer78 LoveExplorer78 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    A lot if people would not agree to this. I on the other hand think that sex is a natural thing. Everyone has needs and those needs can be satisfied by anyone, not just me. We are...
    brocktimus brocktimus 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Well 4 months ago, my depression episode turned into one of the scariest episode I ever had. I started cutting, overdosing on drugs (any kind of drugs), starving myself and I just...
    airadear airadear 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    Entirely silly thing that anyone involved with the theater, orchestra, choir, whatever would know about. My school's production of "West Side Story" wrapped up last week, and, well...
    sblp2017 sblp2017 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I am looking for a FRIEND with benefits.
    alittlekiny63 alittlekiny63 51-55, M 13 hrs ago

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    About two weeks ago I had to undergo surgery and I'm not allowed to lift more than about 7 pounds for a while. My ex promised me he would help me grocery shopping and cooking for...
    Sorfarina Sorfarina 26-30, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Seconds crawl like centuries, hours seem to be eons. Day after day, night after night all that you can feel is nothing: a dark black pit of nothingness is where you find yourselves...
    gauravmann gauravmann 22-25, M Mar 5

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    I need someone's advice. I can't get any depression pills or anxiety pills cuz my therapist wanted to do it the natural way. I quit therapy a while ago. I feel like no one is gonna...
    endmypainn endmypainn 13-15, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Since I was little, my parents would fight everyday which eventually led to their divorce. Their divorce was nasty and too personal that I would need a book to write it all out...
    jkjk237 jkjk237 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    I am not depressed but I was really depressed at a point in my life for about three years. I got depression before most people during my middle school years. Now I know a lot of...
    annaradcat annaradcat 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My parents don't understand, they haven't since the day I started having these problems when I was 5. Never once in my whole 16 years of life have they ever been supportive. Just...
    SingToTheSky2298 SingToTheSky2298 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 28

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    I was diagnosed w/ bipolar depression in 2009,after 2 ,10 day hospital stays.Well i'm in a major downfall.I was stable for 5 yrs,now ,i'm so depressed ,it's hard to move.I can't...
    1prettygirl 1prettygirl 36-40, F 24 Responses Mar 3

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    I've been dealing with this for over 10 years now, most of this time I have been in a dark hole. It went as far as me losing all hope and even forgetting who I am, who I used to be...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 6

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    I've been dealing with this for over 10 years now, most of this time I have been in a dark hole. It went as far as me losing all hope and even forgetting who I am, who I used to be...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 6

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    Can I ******* die already? I got into a fight with my dad yesterday. I cried 6 times too. I'm ******* done.
    imjusttiredofbeingsad imjusttiredofbeingsad 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    So a few weeks ago I started a new therapy program. Its 3-4 days a weeks now and its honestly a lot of work for me. Theses last few sessions we've been working on a vision board...
    sadly203 sadly203 18-21 Mar 14

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    Most likely this has to do with having been bullied at school, had tons of medical problems growing up (and some I've only recently confirmed, though I've always suspected), and...
    halfblind79 halfblind79 31-35, M Mar 3

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    For as long as I can remember, my family had financial and trust issues and my mom and dad fought with each other a lot. But gradually, it has been getting worse and today my dad...
    j301 j301 18-21, F Mar 4

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    But have made it this far. Not bad. Considering pals who left us all.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 10

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    Idk what to do. Im so scared for when my son gets older and he asks me what all my scars are from. I know im gonna break down and cry. I dont want him to have to see that. I dont...
    Fuckthehaters69 Fuckthehaters69 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    I woke up with a headache today, i'm beginning to think the medication i'm taking is making me depressed.. prior to me waking up i hadn't felt so alive in years and just to my...
    CaraBlossom CaraBlossom 18-21, F Mar 14

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    My worst part of anxiety is when I have to go to gym class . I suck at sports and everything that has to do with movement
    worthmorethangold worthmorethangold 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    My friends are amazing, but can't feel my loss. I dated a woman, briefly, who was in my circle of friends and it didn't work out (her decision). Over the next two years, we...
    illbaround illbaround 26-30, M 2 days ago

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