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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    So I’ve been in this weird friends with benefits relationship with a guy. Over time I secretly developed feelings for him and we’ve been texting each other excessively...
    Maude01 Maude01 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    My sister had cancer when I was younger, Got diagnosed with being one of those people with a poor immune system(couldnt go out side, could be touched) There is a thing call camp...
    LLAMAAAA LLAMAAAA 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    I have a serious question, my friend with benefits is tired of having sex with me but I enjoy the sex what should I do to make it better? or keep him around.
    roseflower8 roseflower8 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 25

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    I am very insecure about myself in the way I look and behave. I think I'm really ugly every time I look in the mirror. I do a great job with comparing myself to other girls and...
    StephanieGurla StephanieGurla 16-17, F Sep 30

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    I am a great person. I can befriend any and everyone. Seems like once I start the friendship we can best friends til the end. As the relationship goes on, the time spent and...
    moeco moeco 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 11

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    It has been a little over a month since our break up. Everyday is hard but everyday is getting easier. I was best friends with my ex before our relationship, and we decided we...
    Hohjo Hohjo 18-21, M Oct 12

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    I am close friends with a whole bunch of people they are all different to me and all have different problems going on in their life that I haven't gone through. Two of my close...
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    It sounds absurd when your ex says "I hope we can still be friends" after a rough breakup, but I wish it could actually happen. How can you be friends with someone you connected...
    anitamigna anitamigna 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    Not i can be....but I am best friends with people who are totally different from myself...I have 3 best friends and people always wonder what we have in common or what has kept as...
    CurvyandChic CurvyandChic 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 3

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    I think I only text him in the morning to laugh at what he'll say. I swear I shouldn't be best friends with my best friends ex but it's worth every second of it!
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Oct 12

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    I am friends with people of all ages, races, religion and from all walks of life. I don't see differences between them, I think a lot can be gained and I think myself lucky to...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I want to meet like-minded and the open-minded. I want to talk to the sarcastic twisted souls and the blue bubble gum ********. I want to meet people who want to talk about drugs...
    rainbowcity rainbowcity 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    Id love to be friends with a milf or a mom. They mad chill & relaxed
    Blackdaddy22 Blackdaddy22 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 6

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    I want to make friendship with hot milfs wether that having sexual contact or flirty messages any milf that wants a secret fantasy message me!! Xx
    DEVILVILLAIN DEVILVILLAIN 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 8

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    So i like a guy and we treat each other like were dating but we cant be together..does that mean were friends with benefits?
    heatherella heatherella 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    To be socially accepted you have to look the part, walk the walk or have a large enough group who have similarities. But what if someone doesn't have things in common with anyone...
    MaraIsNotKawaii MaraIsNotKawaii 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    Just watching, 3rd Rock From The Sun "So this is why we have friends, so we can hit them."
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    He's escaping. He doesn't meet her when he sees her now. He stands with others & looks at her. If she texts him, he doesn't show up, or it's more like a one word thing. Has she...
    Xyanii Xyanii 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Or become friends with maybe swap pics with any on here
    Steinjoshu Steinjoshu 22-25, M Sep 28

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    I want a guy to have sex with my wife. Any takers?
    hotguy2016 hotguy2016 26-30, M 7 Responses Sep 30

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    I have a gigantic crush on my teacher! He's so hot! Everything he does is hot! And he favorites me over a lot of people. He often jokes around with me, and he is not the joking...
    ihatemytown ihatemytown 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I love my mum but I have issues with her I never feel good enough and I feel like my problems are too much for her.I can't get it out of my head the things Shes said throughout my...
    Confused848 Confused848 26-30, F Oct 9

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    My depression started back in high school around fifteen years old. By fourteen I finally knew what being gay was cause I had no idea despite having secret same sex attractions for...
    MachineEmpire1985 MachineEmpire1985 26-30, M Oct 11

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    It's been three long years of self harm,depression, schizophrenia and social anxiety. I started self harming when I was 11, when I started high school. I've cut, burned, threw up...
    imtoughbutimnocookie imtoughbutimnocookie 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am 16 years old, and I know I have clinical depression. I believe I have bipolar disorder, because of occasional mixed or manic episodes i deal with. It's really hard, feeling...
    kaitlynnicole98 kaitlynnicole98 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    Depression is winning me over I am feel I'm slowing dying
    Dlebarzani Dlebarzani 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 22

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    I'm in the middle of an ocean and I can't swim. Had a therapy session today and it made me really aware of how ****** up my life really is. I'm studying to be a counselor but how...
    TryingToLoveLifeNow TryingToLoveLifeNow 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 25

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    Hey, i know this sounds like looking for attention and stuff but i know that my life wont take this long anymore. Doesn't matter if it's gonna end tomorrow or in a month but i just...
    ninaaaxx ninaaaxx 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 21

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    I feel I'm going round in circles. I have no one to talk to who understands. I wake up, look after kids, go to work, come home, bath kids, feed kids, put kids to bed, study and...
    bj345 bj345 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 1

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    I have been invited to a "depression social group" for a craft day. There will be people there that I don't get along because they can't keep the past in the past. I'm thinking of...
    bj345 bj345 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    13 years ago i worked on some workplace. And i had crush on 2 of my work collegues. It didnt worked out with them. I was falling twice as they dissapeared in deep depression. I...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F Oct 13

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    I feel like **** and I don't know why, I should be happy. Like ya I know that I'm sick and that could be physically why I feel like **** but it's inside that hurts, I feel empty...
    l3x1l0v3 l3x1l0v3 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    I really need someone to talk to I feel dead inside. Like nothing matters. Like I am an empty shell walking this world alone. I have hurt myself before to relieve the pain. Now I...
    Lance117 Lance117 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 8

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    Today is my birthday. I'm turning 17. But it seems like so far, no one has really remembered. I've been having to tell or remind everyone that today is my birthday, even my...
    Angel909 Angel909 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    Everyday I think more and more about life. Life has so many beautiful things. I don't have the ability to reach those things. I'm starting to cry everything and find more and more...
    StephanieGurla StephanieGurla 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    guiding a relaxing self massage, your body learns how to love his inner energy and relax within the mindful moment
    carloslara7 carloslara7 31-35, M Oct 10

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    I have a friend I have known for 4 years and a friend I met 3 months ago. Friend of 4 years is taking new friend away from me and trying to be better than me. I can't take it. I'm...
    bj345 bj345 31-35, F a week ago

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    I'm angry. I wish I wasn't so sad and angry. I know things will get better but how do I deal with things now? Do I just keep telling myself that? It doesn't work. I've tried. I've...
    poppagee poppagee 16-17, F 23 hrs ago

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    10 things I don't need in a friend. This is for those people who thinks that I am just dumb and easy to be bullied. Even though you call me your “friend”. BUT actually, no...
    TheOneYouAvoided TheOneYouAvoided 16-17 1 Response Sep 23

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    I have been lonely for seven years. I've been depressed for twelve. I'm twenty-six now. I have a lover, but he's 20 years older than me. He treats me well, but I don't get to see...
    jhark88 jhark88 26-30, F Sep 26

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    FAKE PEOPLE .. Ive learned so much from them .. It took me alot of years to finally understand how most of the people in my life were so fake .. I had to take a step back & cut...
    missyluvsmissy4me missyluvsmissy4me 41-45, F Sep 24

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