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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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    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 2 Responses Sep 9

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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 a week ago

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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 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 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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    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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    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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    chilipeppasforever chilipeppasforever 18-21, F a week ago

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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 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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Hello, About 2 weeks ago I was diagnosed with depression, though I would say I have been depressed for a few months it has really got me to a point where I need to write this...
    guethary guethary 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    so i just feel like ranting. Been sick for about 5 years now with ME and feel like total **** every day too exhausted to do anything super depressed it just feels like its never...
    imtiredwastaken imtiredwastaken 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I try to tell my friends what it's like to be depressed but unless they have been themselves they don't understand. It's just so hard to explain unless you've been there. I think...
    crookedteethteen crookedteethteen 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    A lot of people who suffer depression and anxiety who hit a suicidal level don't understand it's not them at all. Life is one basic level and our body determines it's difficulty...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 36 mins ago

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    I'd like to believe that I don't really care what you think about me. True, it makes me vulnerable-- but human. I'm up for the task; I can be human pretty much anytime !
    iamacurious1 iamacurious1 51-55, F 27 mins ago

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    Please forgive me if this post is extraordinarily long. I'm well aware that anyone out there shouldn't be asked to sit through this, but I would really appreciate it if someone did...
    jojo2450 jojo2450 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 4

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    I am 38 year old single i am feeling depressed since my childhood. Now everyday of my is more depressed and i am looking as end of life. Each night i am taking sleeping pills and...
    amarindersingh amarindersingh 36-40, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    I am living in Northern England, rapidly approaching the age of 35, depressed that I've never been able to have a real social life. The problem is that I'm still living with my...
    CodemonkeyNE CodemonkeyNE 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    When Robin Williams died I was thinking about life and death in general. I wondered about things that make life reasonable to live. There are so many people who commit suicide...
    zyakkui zyakkui 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I have been depressed like always and I tried to make myself feel better and I couldn't and a lot of things that are not ok crossed my mind suicide/cutting and I curled up in a...
    joshjudgment joshjudgment 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 27

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    Today I had to run the mile in gym while on my period. Which as you can imagine was fantastic. My entire body aches. I find it hard to tell if it is from physical activities or my...
    BlueSailboat BlueSailboat 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I have been depressed before~ People I knew had cancer 2 died 1 is surviving 1my grandma -died 2my friend -died 3 my mum -lived I was depressed The first time is when I found...
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    it seems like i can't catch a break. i don't deliberately try to be bad, but everyone thinks that. i am in trouble almost all the time, and i don't even know why. i'm not rebelling...
    KatieRosess KatieRosess 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Take me Away GingerSlim (Chorus) God please take me I can't do it anymore I need a call to say that I'm good Because I just can't take much more Vs1 I feel like Ive caused so...
    GingerSlimSTL GingerSlimSTL 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    I have manic depression and I am a self-harmer (clean for a month and three days) but I am so close to relapsing! I have been talking to a girl I like daily for a while now and I...
    sm1ttay sm1ttay 16-17, M 4 Responses Aug 20

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    I've never felt more depressed than I do now. I have always felt like I am such a disappointment to everyone. I'm trying so hard to be loved. I don't think anyone notices... I...
    SimplyZero SimplyZero 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    i have been severly depressed for a long time. it made me think of depression in a whole new perspective. it is so so hard and itit take a lot of time to break free from... i...
    lynnewolf99 lynnewolf99 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I feel so fvcking helpless and sad and here's why. Everything. School starts tomorrow & i'm in shock. Summer really did go by , but then again it's only a couple weeks long. For me...
    ThePrettyOnee ThePrettyOnee 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    life was good until i hit 18 years of age, i graduated high school back in 2008 and then i started having bathroom problems/ stomach problems which i was told was from ibs and...
    joe0ner joe0ner 18-21, M Aug 31

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    Right now I really feel depressed, alone and thinking why can't I be happy? I'm at uni and it's hard for me to make friends right now, my mind is somewhere else. I want to move out...
    Fabgal1 Fabgal1 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Don't even know why i am doing this, but here it goes. I am 22 year old guy, who had his share of sorrow trough most of my life. My first memories as child are of my grandfather...
    TheLostSoulTravaler TheLostSoulTravaler 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I hear people tell me I'm pretty on this website but not in my real life. I get called ugly, fat, a looser and so much more. Even if I actually was pretty(I'm not) it wouldn't...
    bellsmarrie bellsmarrie 18-21, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I always thought that I am an unemotional person who doesn't get too sad or depressed with whatever happens. But, recently all this changed with an incident where I hurt a person...
    amiabadguy amiabadguy 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Things in my life at this every moment just seem to be out of my control and its overwhelming. i feel like i lost all sense of direction. I’m constantly feeling lost and no idea...
    tony183 tony183 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    I want to just start off by saying, I know most would not care to reply, and I completely understand. I have gone through this for.. Well my entire life, I just didn't know it. All...
    ihatemypclife ihatemypclife 13-15, M Aug 19

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    What's the point of not being depressed still being shy and expressionless, I can't even react why would I ever wanna be out of depression. I guess I'll just stick to my...
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Is it just me or.....? I think I'm depressed Most days I wake up ok but then others I wake up soooo happy it hurts Burt then outta know where I'm so pissed off for no reason...
    waverunner94 waverunner94 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    I've been depressed since 7th grade and i'm a junior now..My depression will be the bane of my existence. It goes away making me think i'm better but when I least expect it...it...
    Mackieboo Mackieboo 16-17, F Aug 22

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    About 2 years ago, a friend of mine started becoming very self conscious. Her self esteem lowered to the size of a grain of rice. I tried so many times to talk to her, to help her...
    mcrlegacy mcrlegacy 13-15, F Aug 22

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    So many depressed people just want it all to end. I'm no different. I hate when people say it's so selfish. I used to think that, but I realized that I was wrong. Why is it so...
    LoveandLoss17 LoveandLoss17 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    Idk what to write, what to say, what to do................................... I just know I have never ever been this depressed and sad..... I am lonely.......................I don...
    00Lordiran00 00Lordiran00 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 24

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