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I Think I Am Depressed

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    I Don't Really Know.......................

      Feeling down from time to time is a normal part of life. But when emptiness and despair take hold and won't go away, it may be depression. More than just the temporary "blues," the lows of depression make it tough to function and enjoy life like you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 5, 2009

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    I Dont Know How Much Longer I Can Stand This

    I come from a family that does a lot of drugs. Mymom and dad used heroine untill my dad committed suicide when I was 9. My,mom went theough drug court and stopped heroine but my brother and sister and mom all do xanax, roxies and I just caught my mom and brother doig cocaine...
    IfTheyUnderstood IfTheyUnderstood 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 5, 2013

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    I am not sure if i am depressed

    or not.but I don't from the past week,I am feeling like I could never be happy again..its got nothing to do with my life circumstances, which are better than usual by the way..but I just don't know what's wrong with me..I am pushing people away for no reason..I don't feel like...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 28

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    Feeling Down

    for a while ive been feeling really down, like constant sadness coz of some stuff i looked at signs of depression on some websites and was kind of surprised coz a lot of them sound so much like me right now. i kept waiting just thinking it might go away after a while but no...
    gottabesome1 gottabesome1 16-17 3 Responses Aug 3, 2009

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    I dont really know if I really am depressed,

    but it seems like I cant ever stay happy for a long period of time. My emotions constantly fluctuate from sadness to happiness. There are days when I just simply feel "ok". I do have anxiety but I dont get as anxious as I used to, because I have been working on that. I know I...
    TyThe90sKid TyThe90sKid 22-25, F Nov 1

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    I Think I'm Getting Worse...

    Hi everyone - well I'm a fifteen year old girl, nearly 16, and I honestly believe that I might be depressed. It actually started when I was eleven and still in primary school; I had just gotten my first F ever. My parents were more than disappointed; my mom told me she didn't...
    megamjfan megamjfan 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2013

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    I Think I Am Battling With Depression

    I'm 55 years old and was never depressed before.  This is how it started.  My life unraveled on Feb. 13, 2008 when my husband of 29 years died suddenly of a heart attack.  Just two weeks before I lost my job with the government public housing after converting...
    GGPeters GGPeters 51-55, F Nov 15, 2009

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    My Family

    My Family hates me and i can see it.My dad never calls us he ****** off to aussie.My mum never backs me up if i get into a huge fight with my brother, she always start screaming at me.My brother is a total dickhead and always telling me what to do.I have no friends because i can...
    xxxunbrokenxxx xxxunbrokenxxx 16-17, F Feb 11, 2011

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    Dears, Depression I just want you to know

    you've lost. You have had the what should have been the best years of my life. You stole that once joyous smile off my face. The happiness and love in my eyes isn't even slightly noticeable. I hate you. But worst of all I hated me. The suicidal thoughts,feeling worthless...
    BrilliantBabee BrilliantBabee 22-25, F Sep 11

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    Ayahuasca Cures Depression

    I recovered from 20 years of depression taking Ayahuasca.Google it. A cure for depression has been around for thousands of years.Don't waste anymore time with psychiatrists and pharmaceuticals.Contact me or read my story here:http://www.experienceproject (DOT) com/stories/Did...
    AlexLight101 AlexLight101 22-25, M Mar 21, 2013

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    chilipeppasforever chilipeppasforever 18-21, F Sep 10

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    Who doesnt? Aight? Lost my parents at an early

    age. Didnt grow up with siblings. I am blessed coz my relatives have been so nice to me. I try to be positive about life. But there are times when i overthink or worry to much. I am scared i dunno why. Maybe bcoz i am alone even i have my relatives. They wont be always around...
    Manhater013 Manhater013 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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    Umm I Think Im Depressed Again...

    After dealing with depression and anxiety for over 2 years i was just beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel but my parents moved to a completely different state, I have no friends, dropped out of school, can't find a job to save my life and i don't know wtf is wrong...
    ToxicBrownies ToxicBrownies 18-21, M Jun 3, 2012

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    I cant remember the last time I felt happy

    about anything at all, whenever I meet people, even my friends I just have to pretend to be ok. My mum knows I have a problem and that I need to talk to someone, but who is it gonna be and above all, what do we even talk about?
    yuricky yuricky 26-30 1 Response Mar 23

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    Feel Down With No One to Talk to

    Life is full of ups and downs and I am in a down right now. I have a few friends, whom I hang out with but I seem to have lost my best friend over the past few month. we just seemed to have differ lifes and have grown up- school, work, and children got in the way. The only best...
    Tekman84 Tekman84 26-30, M 3 Responses Sep 8, 2009

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    I don't what to do. I am not sure

    if it is the case, I just feel immensely unhappy all the time, I just want to be happy, find something worthwhile :(
    anom33 anom33 16-17, F Feb 3

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    I Don't Know What To Do.

    I go in and out of this stupid depression thing and I hate it. Whenever I get upset (which is often) I don't know what to do to make myself feel any better. I don't feel like talking to anyone, I don't feel like going anywhere; hell, I don't even wanna get out of bed. Sometimes I...
    anonymousabomination anonymousabomination 18-21, F Dec 29, 2012

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    Out of sight, out of mind.

    Out of time to decide. Should I run? Should I hide? For the rest of my life?
    Brookedrumm Brookedrumm 16-17, F Nov 3

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    Can't Believe This

    I cannot ******* believe what i just found. Well if you read my other story on here, it gives you a little bit of insight on what i have to deal with on a daily basis. well normally the drugs my family does is just smoking roxies (pills that they out on tin foil and smoke). in my...
    IfTheyUnderstood IfTheyUnderstood 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2013

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    I Think I'm Depressed And/or Developing An Eating Disorder

    I'm seventeen years old and I'll be a senior in high school in the fall, and over the past three years I have grown extremely insecure for various reasons. I have a small, tight-knit group of friends who I've been close to since middle school and a boyfriend of almost one year...
    hermionexgranger hermionexgranger 16-17, F Jul 7, 2011

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    Yes I cry. Yes I feel sorry for myself. Yes I say I don't no how I can cope anymore. Yes I'm sad. NO I AM NOT DEPRESSED! I don't need medical help. I just need to be heard and...
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    Why is it so hard for me to open up to people? I need support because I feel as though I'm getting worse but I don't open up to anyone and when I'm around people, I act the...
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    People around me know that I have a tendency to get depressed and be sad. But it still hurts when people ask what's wrong and I give an honest answer, "I'm depressed.", and they...
    poopy0219 poopy0219 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    i thought I was getting better. I told my parents about my depression and I confessed about cutting myself and self harming. i got put on antidepressants, they took a really long...
    EnjoyTheSilenceX EnjoyTheSilenceX 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I feel like my problems are minuscule after reading some of the posts on here, it makes me feel bad for being sad... I can’t help it though, I feel so worthless. I just turned...
    thecap246 thecap246 18-21, F Nov 27

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    I am thankful for the little things in life, and I try to smile and laugh, but it's not enough to help me. My head is fuzzy like a cotton ball. And grey, like a sorrowful sky. The...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    im really just worthless, i dont even know where i belong. i dont look right and i have no friends. i have the devil as my mother. i live in such an isolated place. i sit at home...
    msworstlife msworstlife 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    The past few weeks I've just been feeling so hopeless and I hate it. I was happy for a while - I think last summer, I was the happiest I've been in years, but over the past month...
    Nightingale73 Nightingale73 16-17, F Nov 29

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    Had the worst night of my life tonight. My problem I think is that I expect perfection and when I myself don't achieve that I get so down and disappointed in myself I get depressed...
    oxcaptivatedxo oxcaptivatedxo 16-17, F Dec 2

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    I am 13 years old and I have been feeling extremely depressed since the last four years, when I shifted to a new residence and changed my school. I remember I used to be very...
    nickyra55 nickyra55 13-15 4 Responses Nov 22

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    I didn't think I would be depressed so soon...especially after I overcame it at the beginning of my college semester. Even thoughts of suicide came to mind for brief seconds...
    bkf2 bkf2 22-25, M Nov 23

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    I don't want nobody to know I am depressed. Nobody have a thing about my life. I am the only one who can decide what is better. The biggest problem of exposing my feelings is...
    roberamar roberamar 22-25, M Nov 24

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    I always act happy so no one really knows how depressed I am I'm just the weirdo that doesn't talk and doesn't have friends but I can't make friends when I get scared to talk to...
    christinelol christinelol 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    I realize I shouldn't be, but I am just so depressed. I just want to die . I pray to god every night to let me pass away in my sleep. I just can't fight my demons anymore. I've...
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    I'm depressed for no reason, or so it seems to me. While all these other kids have serious problems like bullying and abuse, I have NOTHING. My parents are split up, but that was...
    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F Nov 27

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    Its not that im giving up... i just dont feel like fighting anymore. Im 16 and im so depressed. I dont know why..i dont know what to do..i havnt even been outside in 4 days the...
    bunnydisaster77 bunnydisaster77 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I'm not sure if I'm depressed? I want to sit alone in the dark all the time but I love being. social & hanging out with my friends. is this part of being a teen? I don't think like...
    lilly2136 lilly2136 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 20

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    I'm so tierd of feeling this way, I feel so alone and just so sad. I try staying positive that things will be better again but they never are it seems like everything comes...
    taid2000 taid2000 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    I don't want to be depressed. I just want to be happy. My mom doesn't let me go out the house nor hang out with friends when I ask her if I can go she flips out and she says that...
    Delssy Delssy 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    Hey! I feel very sad and depressed because no one ever loved me romantically. I feel very lonley... What is wrong with me? My female friends had already a few boyfriends, yet no...
    Charlene1603 Charlene1603 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 1

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    I made a mistake tonight. Actually lots of mistakes and I can't undo them. Because I made these im so depressed and disappointed. I don't deserve to eat. I don't deserve to talk. I...
    oxcaptivatedxo oxcaptivatedxo 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    When I was younger I never ate. Not because I was scared to gain, but because when I was hungry I never felt like actually eating. The thought of it even made me nauseous at times...
    MiniMe57 MiniMe57 13-15, F Dec 6

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    I'm not sure if depressed is the right word to use, but things that have been going on in our world lately, politicians thinking that the cure for AIDS is by killing gay people...
    Maveric0484 Maveric0484 26-30, M Dec 7

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    Depressed. Probably because I'm bored. Can't drive. Can't read. TV sucks. Add in the holidays and maybe I'm headed to the looney bin again. Hope not. Food disgusts me. Now that...
    JoshM1974 JoshM1974 36-40, M 4 Responses Dec 8

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    For the first time in my life things began to get better. I have a boyfriend and I love him (but...I think he's too good for me), anyway, I actually felt happiness. I haven't felt...
    elena1998 elena1998 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 9

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    Not exactly depressed. I feel in a low, anxious mood. I'm not sure what it is about. Maybe it's Christmas coming and I'm not ready. Maybe it's being poor. Maybe it's feeling a bit...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago