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I Suffer From Depression Anxiety Disorder

Depression causes Anxiety, Anxiety causes Depression...it's an endless circle.... 160 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    During my years of being anorexic, I also suffered from depression. I took anti-depressants for a while after getting out of treatment, but that doesn't mean I still don't suffer...
    BwayGirl676 BwayGirl676 22-25, F a week ago

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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 Nov 25

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    Suffered from IBS for as long as I can remember. Have memories of having a stomach ache after every lunch in the first and second grade. Growing up it was mostly IBS attacks...
    K14A07M K14A07M 22-25, F Dec 2

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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 Nov 24

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    I become depressed even though nothing is happening in my life which is common for people who suffer on and off for yrs. I also have arthritis in my right knee, and spine...
    McCannT12 McCannT12 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I happened to find a book in the bookstore about a year ago..."Borderline Personality Disorder for Dummies." I just opened it to read it some...and it was ME. Finally...something...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Volunteering helped with my social anxiety :)
    Paleandpolluted86 Paleandpolluted86 26-30, F Dec 4

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    Does anyone else have a mini anxiety attack when knocking on someone's front door or calling them on the phone? Or is it just me...
    beautifulmind14 beautifulmind14 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    They want and make me eat so I have to... Sadly I don't want to so I'm sitting here crying... I'm sorry I'm not perfect for you two..
    vyrlox vyrlox 18-21, F Dec 6

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    Had another panic attack today and still feel anxious . I hate it .
    certifiable certifiable 70+, F 3 days ago

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    For most of my life I have been told by adults that I am worthless and will never make anything of my life. I have not had a very good support system as I've been growing up. My...
    amykingery amykingery 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 5

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    I just want to get lost for a while, my thoughts are killing me... All I want to do is die
    Sadd363 Sadd363 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    For as long as i can remember.... Never actually sat and thought about it until now tho.
    lehcar1977 lehcar1977 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    are any of you in Australia and have been through all the elimination processes.... my GPs are not helpful and I'm on a year long waiting list to see a rheumatologist.. and I'm...
    tljsmtc tljsmtc 22-25, F Dec 7

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    I've been suffering from this since I was 8 yrs old. It started with my eyelashes but I quit that by the time I was 10 and around that time I started pulling the hair on my head. I...
    darci0796 darci0796 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    OCD is when: Numbers remind you of the worst moments of your life. You can't walk into that room because you have a bad feeling. You can't hurt that stuffed animal because it has...
    simplyOCD simplyOCD 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    Today I'll find out. If I lived up to their standard in the background check, and if I can start next week. I'm bracing myself for a fall into the abyss of dark depression. If this...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F 6 Responses Dec 4

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    I've never talked to anyone else with my anxiety disorder (Trichotillomania) . So I'm sending this out into the void in hope that someone else out there may want someone to relate...
    Phalona Phalona 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I didn't mean to fall in love with him--I just did. He was just a schoolmate back in College. But ever since one of my classmates said that we looked good together, my suffering...
    ayamesan16 ayamesan16 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    Not a day goes by that I don't suffer from anxiety. Mine is more related to a fear of being sick. It's nice though to know I'm not by myself. Not in a selfish was. just spent a...
    lucycain2808 lucycain2808 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    My name is Jamie. I am 17 years old, and I have had trouble with depression, anxiety, self harm for a long long while now. Does anyone else have these issues? I feel like I'm alone...
    bruhitsjamie bruhitsjamie 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I really hate living with pmdd. I feel like no one takes me seriously because I get sad and cry over everything... I don't really feel welcome in my home anymore, and I guess it's...
    MimiRainbow MimiRainbow 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I've suffered from HH for at least 52 years! I'm now 58 and I can remember the sweaty hands when I was about 6 years old. I've always lived in one of the most hot and humid...
    LynnetteP LynnetteP 56-60, F Dec 9

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    I been suffering from chronic pain for 17 years now. I have nerve damage in both legs. Looking to make friends to help each other when we are having bad pain day.
    MrShecter MrShecter 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    I don't know why I do but I always suffer from headaches when I sleep at day instead of night or when I don't eat or drink water My headaches where worst than this I had an...
    collegegirl20 collegegirl20 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Just as the title suggests I suffer from maladaptive day dreaming, I've had this particular issue for as long as I can remember. earliest memory I have of my daydreaming is when I...
    Chason92 Chason92 22-25, M 1 day ago