I Never Chose To Have Depression

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 228 People

    But Then Again...

    ...does ANYONE choose to have depression? According to some people, you DO choose to have it and should stop wallowing, complaining and feeling bad for yourself and just get over it. Well, thank you for that pep talk Mr/Mrs Douchebag, but if you wouldn't mind taking a break from...
    Tuva Tuva
    31-35, M
    Jul 2, 2011

    I Had No Choice

    I was born with depression, unfortunately. If I could banish it from my life forever I'd be a happy woman- literally. It takes control of my life, drives me insane, pushes my friends away, makes me the most horrible person to be aorund. I never chose it. If I could fix it I would...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    Oct 27, 2010

    "Some True Facts About Clinical Depression"

           Depression is a disease like cancer, alcoholism, diabetes, and any other disease you can think of.  No One would choose to feel the way a person feels when they suffer with depression. I have been on EP for awhile now, and I must admit, people do give good advice...
    TwilightDream TwilightDream
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Dec 4, 2011

    I Didn't Choose, This, And I Dind't Ask For It Either!

    I did not choose to have depression, and I did not ask for this either. I didn't choose to have these crashing down lows, and this terrible feeling that I get when I get really down. I hate the thoughts that come into my head, and that I have to deal with. People say just snap...
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    2 Responses Oct 27, 2010

    The Uninvited Visitor That Refuse's To Leave

    There is nothing that I can really add here that my fellow group member's have not already stated quite well. I sent out no invatation but it chose to stop here anyway and refuse's to leave.
    Robert1256 Robert1256
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Nov 30, 2010

    I Haven't Chose It, It Came My Way Anyway

    Yes, I do suffer from depression and one thing for sure, I never chose to have depression, just like a person never chose to have cancer and what not.Depression sucks!
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    Jan 15, 2011
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