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I Have Friends With Depression

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 69 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    So my "friends with benefits" (to understand the full story, please go read my other "I have friends with benefits" story). So tonight I'm working on assignments for my college...
    findingfae findingfae 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    Friends with benefits just as friends... I knew someone was going to have feelings and get their heart broken. I already had feelings for him. Thought I could handle them as I...
    Sunnybychance Sunnybychance 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 17

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    It really makes me sad that I have some friends with benefits because I realize that it feels like I'm unwanted in a way...just for my body and not my personality. But sex makes...
    Frostbitten09 Frostbitten09 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 15

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    For those of you who have followed and read my previous stories, you would all know Liam and what he is to me. Okay, we've always kind of had communication difficulties when it...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, T 1 Response Feb 16

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    I actually really enjoy having a friend with benefits. Plenty of sex, fun and intimacy, minus the drama. The only time it gets dramatic is when one party begins to want something...
    nurseling nurseling 31-35, F 8 Responses Jan 30

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    My husband and I met a couple about our age at a resort, by the bon fire. The 4 of us clicked right away and I felt super comfortable with him. I felt some kind of connection with...
    freenakedcouple freenakedcouple 26-30, F 8 Responses Feb 13

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    I finally had a 3 some with two other girls! Best fun I've had in almost 5 years. I got to try so many things I had only fantasized about until last night. We literally were going...
    Cephaloria Cephaloria 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I'll be back at 11, you just act like a peasant. Got a bow on my panties cause my *** is a present. Let me see what you're workin with, if I'm ridin, I'm murkin it, slow grindin...
    findingfae findingfae 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    I have a crush on my "sex partner", but I don't think he feels the same about me, what should i do?
    Human26 Human26 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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    God sake what is wrong with me!? I'm over-analyzing every little thing! -.-
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, T 2 Responses Feb 17

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    Yes and I'm not proud of it. Yeah I should've told my soon to be boyfriend from the start but I didn't. I've done everything you can imagine with this guy and well yeah... Somehow...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have quite a lot of these it's good knowing that there is normally always someone available to sort out me and my needs anytime. my bf isn't the biggest so I need someone who can...
    CheatingTracy CheatingTracy 22-25, F 10 Responses 2 days ago

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    Or shall I say HAD. So my old fwb's has started messaging me on Facebook. I keep getting harassed on my ask.fm account over my v-card and who I lost it to. He saw the questions...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, T 1 Response Feb 14

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    and just like that I'm seeing him tonight.
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, T 7 Responses Feb 15

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    i had a fwb who was an ex girlfriend whom i believe had borderline personality disorder. It was a nightmare scenerio in which having never experienced romantic love in my life i...
    pedroantonius pedroantonius 46-50, M Feb 15

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    I've had several in the past, guys and girls, always a lot of fun
    bd693 bd693 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 15

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    Well I use too. Since I was very young. It was both boys and girls, we only kissed but it stopped after 5th grade.
    demonart demonart 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    Shout out to my fwb who got me there... twice. *applauses*
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, T 4 days ago

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    What are the guidelines for FWB?? What are the things you DON'T DO comparing to a dating relationship.
    myheart99 myheart99 36-40, F 16 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have depression. I know I have depression. I've had depression my whole life but ever since I knew there was a word to it that's when I REALLY knew it. I'm almost 16 now. And...
    endmypainn endmypainn 13-15, F Feb 17

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    None of u know this and it might seem stupid to some but I have struggles with to much loss. Last year I lost my great grandma. She ment so much to me. I cried for months. I lost...
    kpfoster1985 kpfoster1985 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    Today I went too the doctors. She told me I have anxiety and depression. I believe that is true. I have too be in a place alone too feel better about myself.
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 22-25, M Feb 11

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    2 friendship ending experience. There is going to be two parts of this. 1st ill start off with a ex friend I knew since high school who wanted money all the time. 2nd experience I...
    favi4et favi4et 18-21, M Feb 8

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    Ok, so I'm friends with this girl right. So we're good friends, but that's all I see us as, plus one of my best friends likes her. Literally the same day he tells me, she says she...
    SherlockHomeboy SherlockHomeboy 13-15, M Feb 18

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    It's a nice feeling when you get to a point in your life where you can be friends with your ex after a breakup and have absolutely zero romantic interest in them. I am grateful for...
    thesoundoftruth01 thesoundoftruth01 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    I consider myself to be a movie aficionado, but I don't have friends who enjoy films like I do. I love really any kind of film, from silent films to cult-classics to modern day...
    Fighting4Freedom Fighting4Freedom 16-17, F Feb 8

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    I can honestly I've never been in a real relationship that lasted more than 2 hours. And that one was only because the girl remembered she had a bf ;) But I never had a girl call...
    TrouserSnake6 TrouserSnake6 18-21, M Feb 17

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    I would like to be friends with South Asian Canadian (Pakistani, Indian, etc.) Lesbian or Asexual women. I am in my 30s, am South Asian Canadian, and am gay.
    goodguyhere goodguyhere 36-40, M Feb 18

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    Because I wrote that I was polyamorous, I got a comment from someone wondering if I was into friends with benefits. Since my relationship is not a secret and the two boys in...
    standingfirm standingfirm 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days 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 1 day ago

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    I love to sex and friendship with mature women
    inocentharry inocentharry 22-25, M Feb 11

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    I want a friend I can have sex with, hang out, laugh and get sexual with anywhere, he can not date or have sex with other girl besides me. He mine but were not dating. He can flirt...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 17

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    Hi, can any MILF's out there give me some pointers on talking to other MILF's? I am so horny to have sex with mature mothers. I know they are out there, just don't know or...
    4everamazed 4everamazed 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    The least important story of mine related to this subject is that I am aware the governments are robbing people. I am aware with all the details, but I can't do much about it. It...
    PaulThePole PaulThePole 31-35 Feb 15

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    I'm not really sure where to start, but I guess my name and who I am is a good enough place. My name is Lucas, I am 16, I have had problems with self-harm and still struggle with...
    ShadowsOfMine ShadowsOfMine 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    My boyfriend is a longtime sufferer of depression. As am I. As now, is his 17 year old son. My boyfriend and I have been in "remission" (I guess you'd call it) for a little while...
    megwolitzer megwolitzer 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    My friends used to always try to scare me, they would come up behind me and either scream or make other loud noises. I seemingly never reacted to them, but what they don't know is...
    SingToTheSky2298 SingToTheSky2298 16-17, F Feb 12

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    Every day and every night I struggle with some sort of depression or anxiety. I can't describe it. It comes and it goes. It's not really predictable. If anyone ever wants someone...
    lizzielazylove97 lizzielazylove97 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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    Good ol' depression.. How I missed you..
    ihatemypclife ihatemypclife 16-17, M Feb 18

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