I Think I Am Depressed

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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

    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, 2014

    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
    18-21, F
    Nov 3, 2014

    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, 2014

    Hi, Lately I have been feeling

    so angry about everything I cry all the time. I usually love school but for the last couple of weeks I've hated it.But the thing is nothing's happened and I always feel annoyed with everyone. Am I depressed?
    Savanna03 Savanna03
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 11, 2015

    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
    26-30, M
    Mar 21, 2013

    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

    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

    I'm not really sure where to start.

    I am 36 years old and I work full time and got to school. I also am married with 3 kids. I am having a difficult time finding enjoyment in anything. I'm not motivated at work or in school. I am being treated medically for anxiety and I just feel so down most of the time. I have...
    jefferyrocket jefferyrocket
    36-40, M
    Mar 28

    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

    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
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 4, 2013

    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

    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

    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, 2014

    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

    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
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 9, 2014

    I get these few hours each day,

    where I'm really depressed. Other times I'm just sad or maybe slightly happy. I really don't know why. Nothing happened. I just think of every single thing in a negative way, even if I know everything is good, kinda. I don't know what to do
    Imahumanbeing Imahumanbeing
    22-25, F
    Jun 17, 2015
    chilipeppasforever chilipeppasforever
    18-21, F
    Sep 10, 2014

    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 :(
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 3, 2014

    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

    I'm not good at building relationships,

    I have an eating disorder, I have low self esteem, I'm single, and I think I'm depressed. Lately I find myself thinking how I wish I wasn't alive, I think about trying to cut my wrist again (I have tried and failed before) and I just feel overall sad. I have been to a...
    DanaJuliana DanaJuliana
    22-25, F
    Aug 13, 2015

    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

    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, 2014

    Hey everyone, I am not sure

    if i really am depressed but, I have lost interest in all the things I used to enjoy. I was a big fan of painting, reading, drawing and such but now I just don't want to do any them. I lost interest like in doing everything. Sometimes I just sit and stare at a wall or my phone...
    Alyssasecond Alyssasecond
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Nov 2, 2015

    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

    All of a sudden, things are no longer fun

    for me. What was once exciting, what once made me smile makes me feel tired and annoyed.
    Desire91 Desire91
    22-25, F
    Mar 6, 2015

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