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I Suffer From Depression Anxiety Disorder

Depression causes Anxiety, Anxiety causes Depression...it's an endless circle.... 158 People

    Bleh

     I remember when my friend was telling me about her depression for the first time... i remember thinking to myself... just snap out of it and get your **** together... Then i was diagnosed with it myself in 07... and i thought to myself... wow... now i understand. now i know...
    LonelyTrail LonelyTrail 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 5, 2009

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    My depression isn't so severe.

    I can get by my days, slowly and in a fog but surely I can pass each day and breathe. I see my days only in black and white. Yet I know that you should live each day as if it were your last- which I used to. Every moment, every day, I made the effort. Now, all my energy goes...
    Recklessjuliet13 Recklessjuliet13 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I've Just Realised The Root Of It All

    I've suffered from this since the break up of my first boyfriend when I was 20. Since then, every time a relationship has ended, I've plunged into the darkness again. Even the possiblility of a break up can trigger it. I'm currently having problems in my relationship at the...
    Vanilla31 Vanilla31 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 20, 2010

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    What Do I Do?

    I recently admitted to myself that I suffer from depression and anxiety. I have already been to see my doctor and the first thing she did was offer me antidepressants. Honestly, the thought of taking medication scares me especially because of the side effects. I have been going...
    SAD81 SAD81 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 4, 2009

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    But If We Are Wise...

    Here's hoping for a brighter tomorrow. Here's hoping for that routine promise of everything just “falling into place”. That everything really does happen for a reason and that people can be honest. Here's hoping that you really do learn from your mistakes. Here's to...
    megalegaloo megalegaloo 22-25, F Feb 19, 2013

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    It Only Gets Worse

    I have suffered with anxiety and depression since before I was in middle school. Since it first began it has gotten 100 times worse. It has been at its worst lately. My grandma was diagnosed with cancer around two months ago, and ever since then there has been a hateful fued...
    Nankurunaisa Nankurunaisa 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2011

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    Why Dont People Understand Me

    i suffer from depression and anxiety,i switch off and close down and feel the world is on my shoulders,people keep telling me to go on anti deprerents,but i think it would be better to speak to a councillor,can anyone give me any contacts for free counciling
    sweetness37 sweetness37 36-40 1 Response Mar 17, 2011

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    I Don't Care

    i dont care that i dont care, but i do care a bit about not caring about not caring - but maybe i do feel sorry for the people whos efforts are wasted on me.
    hartleybroken hartleybroken 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 6, 2010

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    Disorders

    Well it seems like everything makes me feel bad I can be happy laughing with my friends or with my family then it hit me like I pile of bricks I feel alone I want to cry and die . Then I stop talking and I get jealous easy I feel like everyone that tells me they love me are lying...
    DanielleOwensA95 DanielleOwensA95 18-21, F Sep 8, 2013

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    I'm having an anxiety attack right now

    because I have to clean the kitchen. Imagine your kitchen and then imagine the dirtiest its ever been times ten but added to dead insects, and dog poop. The whole house is basically like this except for my room. My mom decided she was going to have 14 dogs all living in our...
    TheBellaBubbles TheBellaBubbles 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    You Can'T Always Get What You Want

    Speaking with others can be so significant. It can be warming. It can be deteriorating. But today it was good. We can't count on others and that's the cold hard truth. People would like to commend themselves for their commitment to another soul but in the grand scheme of things...
    megalegaloo megalegaloo 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 19, 2013

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    Confusion

    I feel depressed and don't know why. I haven't told anyone. I don't want them to worry. God knows I do. I'm not sure if it's stress, or my parents not being home a lot, my little bro spending so much time on the computer, or what, but I do know that it sucks. And it is causing me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 31, 2010

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    Trying To Keep The Anxiety Down

    I'm having problems tonight. I have anxiety sitting in my chest and stomach. I know that I shouldn't be doing this to myself but I can't help it. I really don't have control over it. People keep telling me, "just take a deep breath". Sorry to break it you people BUT IT DOESN...
    Daddysproperty Daddysproperty 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2012

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    What Do I Do?

    I recently admitted to myself that I suffer from depression and anxiety. I have already been to see my doctor and the first thing she did was offer me antidepressants. Honestly, the thought of taking medication scares me especially because of the side effects. I have been going...
    SAD81 SAD81 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 4, 2009

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    Support Me?

    My heart literally aches. I didn't know that that was possible. As I sit here typing, I am feeling actual pain in my chest. Things are just too out of control for me right now and I so badly want to just end it all, but I can't. So here I am. I'm here using what little...
    megalegaloo megalegaloo 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 26, 2013

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    A Note To My Cousin I Will Share With You, The Depressed And Anxious. We All Share In These Words.

    So wonderful to hear from you. My mood has also been like a silly ball. It's been a very hard time recently. Changed my meds. Have severe nauseau. Trying to cope with that. Will begin new meds today. I was going to write you yesterday, a document I was creating in my head in...
    mdg1 mdg1 41-45, M Sep 8, 2011

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    My Past Won'T Leave Me Alone

    I used to be a happy, carefree person..then life happened..as a child at 6 years old,I witnessed my father beat my mother..this is the first memory I have..thankfully, they divorced, and I have only seen my father about 5 times since.. I am now 43. At 9 and 10 years old, I was...
    clover316 clover316 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 26, 2013

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    Its An Endless Cycle....

    Just like MyBodySux put it when she put in the title, it is an endless cycle. I am dealing with Depression, and Anxiety. I feel like I can never get a break from any of it. When I am really depressed I seem to become more anxicious about things, and that just makes me more...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 30, 2009

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    How I Made It Through Another Day.

    It’s been months of misery. Of no one understanding, and honestly not many people trying. I don’t know how long I’ve dealt with depression itself, but I can tell you when the suicidal thoughts had become such a regular occurrence: September 2012. School had just started and...
    megalegaloo megalegaloo 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 9, 2013

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    Depressed For No Reason.

    Nothing is really going wrong I'm just depressed.  I don't wanna do anything, I just sit in my apartment and either play video games or sleep.  I'm depressed enough to stop living, but too bored to kill myself.  I just feel like my life is a television...
    Beastweaver Beastweaver 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 5, 2009

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    When The One Who Should Understand Doesn't

    My whole life, my dad has been the person I've admired most in my life. He is, in fact, my favorite person in this whole great world. With this kind of connection, you would think that he would be my Go-To for all of the challenges in my life, or at least this is what I've always...
    megalegaloo megalegaloo 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 10, 2013

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    To Feel Alive Again

    I painted my nails the other day. What a big step for me; to plan, to prepare, to follow through. Such a feeling has become foreign to me over these past few months, but now? Now my nails are painted. That’s one step closer to being me…again.
    megalegaloo megalegaloo 22-25, F Feb 22, 2013

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    dashuria dashuria 13-15, F Nov 2

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    I told my mum about my social anxiety. I'm not going to school, school is a place full of judgemental *** holes and so is this stupid house ._. I hate home more than I hate school...
    0Worthless0 0Worthless0 13-15, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Depression, anxiety, and anger can overtake me. The anger is intoxicating, I can feel it radiate through my veins. The depression can be really bad. For years the meds I took...
    mslvr01 mslvr01 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 13

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    A lot of people don't know my past story, When I was in 6th grade I was diagnosed with depression, I had severe anxiety and I couldn't handle it. I tried over dosing on pain...
    treya15 treya15 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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    Part 1 I've been battling over these last 10 years to get up in the mornings and has been sitting with these constant headaches and neck and back pains and it has become worse...
    bfox2608 bfox2608 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 5

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    I'm up to week 6 of a 12 week social anxiety course. Each session is 2 hours. I am noticing some improvements already. But I wouldn't recommend doing this kind of therapy until you...
    lisadee87 lisadee87 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    I have realized the more I pretend to be ok, never really resolving my issues, never talking things out, stressing and crying when no one is looking no longer just affects me...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F Nov 11

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    I have now missed three weeks straight of school. I have missed so much. My science projects needs to be started and done, and tests and exams are soon. Facing all those people...
    maiomeN maiomeN 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Today I felt so in despair and depressed. Money is depleting at a rapid pace while I'm still waiting to get a job. My family said mean things to me like I'm stupid and useless. I...
    Husky1011 Husky1011 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 6

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    No matter how bad i try to deny it or hide it...I still, no matter how bad ive tried fight it, have depression after all these years. Its like a dark cloud that just never goes...
    TheKingWizard TheKingWizard 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 1

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    I was wondering if anyone who struggles with an eating disorder would like to email me and we can talk about our experiences. I am currently not getting medical help, because I do...
    enchanted101 enchanted101 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    Other people don't get it. They don't understand that it just isn't that easy. They don't understand why I don't like to go to crowded places or why I avoid social situations. They...
    Jessica4729 Jessica4729 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 31

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    This is my story.. I'm sixteen and I live in a small town... I'm choosing not to say where... Let's just say. I'm ANOREXIC. Yep you read that... So all I need from you is advice on...
    anagirl1234 anagirl1234 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    As much as you hate your illness and the way it's turned your life around, do you feel attached to it? I'm scared at the thought of recovery. I'd been dealing with depression for...
    electriccloud electriccloud 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    hey, im new to this but I need some help about what I have and how to live with it. Any help?
    holleyma holleyma 16-17, F 5 Responses Nov 12

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    I just started seeing a new specialist for my panic attacks. I feel like everyone thinks I'm a psychopath. I'm not crazy..
    kindheartedNbroken kindheartedNbroken 16-17, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Tesla. Hang tough. http://youtu.be/0CWsV0deJxo
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    Am i undeserving of a mother's love do you even love me? i feel like i was a mistake it's like the past all over again where you take everything out on me, i know im not perfect...
    sixlives sixlives 22-25, F Nov 1

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    why do i hate myself??? well we all have our own reasons as to why we hate our selves ah as years went by up until now there is no one i hate more than myself, i have created my...
    sixlives sixlives 22-25, F Nov 4

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    I don't know why I'm depressed :/ i have a great group of friends, a supportive home life, and I'm in college studying the program that i've always dreamed of. I even started...
    TaylorNicole312 TaylorNicole312 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hi guys. I'm Jennifer and Im 18 years-old and used to be very happy-go-lucky and in love with life. I was in an depression because my best friend commited suicide. I wont go in...
    JennyVDV JennyVDV 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    It's tough living with anxiety, not only because the effects of anxiety alone are crippling, but also because people don't understand what it's like. My family doesn't even believe...
    amazingcuzitis amazingcuzitis 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I suffer from obsessive thoughts and images and anxiety. My partner of four years broke up with me and I am completely lost and broken. I am unable to move on because I love him so...
    Rachelfrecklesmarie Rachelfrecklesmarie 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I do , i hate having anxiety people tell me that im crasy and they dont know wat im going thru . They tell me that i dont have symptoms from my anxiety ,
    paola93 paola93 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've had 3 surgeries on my left ankle, 2 on my right foot. Those were all between ages 15-17. I suffer from chronic pain daily. If I hurt my foot twisting it or if the weather is...
    ranchlife14 ranchlife14 18-21, F Nov 13

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