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I Want to Discuss Depression In a Positive Forum

Join a group where you can discuss the ups and downs of depression safely, with helpful mediators. 168 People

    My friend has started her own blog about

    suffering depression and anxiety. Check it out! https://karabethb.wordpress.com/
    SupernovaxxGirl SupernovaxxGirl 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 11

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    I Joined This Group For One Reason.

    This is a very close subject to my heart. Many people walk about their lives depressed. Overwhelmed with life, over stimulated by our society, and spiritaully underdeveloped. all at once. This is the most intense formula to activate the "depression gland" The truth is, and...
    yellowwillow yellowwillow 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2010

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    I am positively battling depression.

    Yes I have had the down days and thoughts but I like to focus on the positives. I hit meltdown and sought help earlier this year. I am currently taking 30mg Sertraline and 60mg Duloxetine (Cymbalta) and having talking therapy and for once after many years of dealing with the...
    bluedragon79 bluedragon79 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 27, 2014

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    I Love This!

    It's interesting, because I just started a Facebook group called "Thank God I'm Depressed" to discuss this topic--please join the group if you're interested.  In the end, there are plenty of positive aspects of having Clinical Depression, I've found, and although...
    NovelGirl NovelGirl 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 13, 2009

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    Ebony Here

    Hi, My name is Ebony. I am retiredfather's summer pysch intern. My specialities are stress and depression. Ready to help if I can. Great site - Piscesgal.
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 3 Responses Jul 12, 2009

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    I don't like the bad days

    when I try so hard to positively battle every day. On the whole I am doing well but I don't like this demon that keeps appearing in my head on the bad days. I am looking forward to ridding him (yes it's a he for me lol) once and for all. I wondered if anyone had any tips for...
    bluedragon79 bluedragon79 36-40, F 1 Response May 5, 2014

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    The Grady Effect

    I’ve been fighting this wall I hit for over a month. Last night I stayed up too late watching "Doc Hollywood". In this place of "Stuck" I’ve been in for awhile, I have thought often about just moving away...from all of this. Seeking greener...
    mysihba mysihba 61-65, M 10 Responses Jun 29, 2009

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    I Love This!

    It's interesting, because I just started a Facebook group called "Thank God I'm Depressed" to discuss this topic--please join the group if you're interested.  In the end, there are plenty of positive aspects of having Clinical Depression, I've found, and although...
    NovelGirl NovelGirl 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 13, 2009

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    Depression and More

    Hi, I'm a 56 y.o. guy that tipped over from PTSD 11 years ago and fight depression from that as well as other problems.  It's pretty rare to find depression by itself, that's not connected to other problems. I've had alot of therapy/help,  more bad than good and would...
    mysihba mysihba 61-65, M 6 Responses Jun 23, 2009

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    What I Learned From My Depression That Made My Life So Much Better!

    1. I learned to be less attached to the way my brain attaches meaning to things. By this I mean that if I really like something, or really hate it, or have any strong reaction to something, my depression showed me that my reaction was how I attached meaning to what I was...
    JohnDBG JohnDBG 56-60, M 3 Responses Jan 19, 2013

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    Feed the Body to Heal the Mind

    As a person who is working to overcome depression and anxiety, I make it a point to be very conscious of my eating habits.   Food is medicine for my body and mind.  When I am in my normal, happy state, I love to eat! When I am depressed (and I mean REALLY...
    mimi28 mimi28 41-45, F 11 Responses Jul 11, 2009

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    Today is frustrating!

    Having had such a positive run of days I am frustrated at how this illness can cloud your thoughts into negative ones on days like this!
    bluedragon79 bluedragon79 36-40, F May 14, 2014

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    What Is Going On Inside My Mind? I Just Want To Understand

    Hello, I know i might be over analyzing this. I usually do. Im a fun loving and friendly person but i have trouble making friends and keeping them due to common inconveniences life can throw at a person. Im 19 now and ever since being bullied in middle school, i have these...
    NagemD NagemD 18-21, F Jan 1, 2013

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    Just Can't Deal Today...

    <p style="__styledocument: [object]">I just want to sit and cry, and I'm thankful I have a toddler that I have to mother, so I don't slip into that. But now he's asleep. <p style="__styledocument: [object]">I really should check my bank balance, balance my checkbook...
    VermontGal VermontGal 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 20, 2009

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    Darkness Consumes the Light and Beckons His Return

    I've known I wasn't like everyone else from a young age. I was always different, always the outcast. I was a loud, extroverted entertainer. What no-one realized or appreciated is that behind that entertainer facade was someone who suffered depression. At first it was more like...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Jul 12, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    My mom doesn't want to hear it. I started to break down today and almost told her I was depressed but didn't get to it. I was upset and trying to tell her how I'm unhappy all the...
    starling156 starling156 18-21, M 27 mins ago

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    It wasn't until earlier this year, that I realize I was depressed. I always was tired, lazy doing everything. Unmotivated about almost everything. Didn't like people, didn't like...
    aishasmith aishasmith 18-21, F 45 mins ago

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    I have always battled with mild depression but I think I am now suffering from anxiety. I had a panic attack before so I know what it feels like and this is not the same. Or maybe...
    thatangie thatangie 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    I've battled depression for about a year now and just talking about this gets me kind of upset because I really do t like talking about this stuff but I'm running out of options...
    Amubarak88 Amubarak88 16-17, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    With time I have realized that I better handled myself than I do now. I am destroying my life. Today I saw tears in mom's eyes because she could not see me laughing and speaking...
    deceptiveoutofcloset deceptiveoutofcloset 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    Today is a new day. last night I wanted to just cry and could not stop the nagative thoughts. I had had a good day spent is with a friend, swam and whent into the redwoods for a...
    rubyjuly rubyjuly 26-30, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Not depression but just loneliness.. or maybe i am depressed, maybe i am just not sure about it...!!
    JustAnotherMessedupPerson JustAnotherMessedupPerson 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    There is so much negativitiy around everything I see and hear lately. And I can see how that affects all around me. So I try my best to cheer people up and to let them see the good...
    Julia1600 Julia1600 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    No, I can't say I'm battle depression because I'm not. At least not right now. These days, last year, were the worst days of my life. I didn't know what to do with my life, I didn...
    JustAnotherGirlOnEP JustAnotherGirlOnEP 18-21, F 9 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    After the week I had, it's kinda hard tool... me and my SO fought during the beginning of the week... everything's ok now but it was just so stressful and I just wanted to hurt...
    mssparkles mssparkles 18-21, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    It was 4 years back when i wanted to conquer the world. I started drawing as a kid and at 12 discovered my artistic abilities when i would create something and be appreciated for...
    Bllahblah Bllahblah 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    It was 4 years back when i wanted to conquer the world. I started drawing as a kid and at 12 discovered my artistic abilities when i would create something and be appreciated for...
    Bllahblah Bllahblah 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I loved a guy whom i did not even know a thing or remember a thing about him. He says that we met when we were still children but i cannot bring myself to tell him i don't recall...
    Nyata Nyata 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I want to be positive about life. I really do. But I don't know how. I think that everyone should enjoy life to the fullest, and if they're not - then what's the point? Like me...
    fcksociety fcksociety 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I really want to see a therapist. I want someone to talk to and I feel like this is eating me alive. BUT I have two issues that is keeping me from seeking help, myself and my...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I think my own cure for depression is having a best friend. Someone who is there for me, and enjoys similar things. I felt depressed and alone for so long, it was normal. While I...
    Maihowl Maihowl 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Why shouldnt I commit suicide? I for one would like to have a reason. Im depressed, very lonely, and living dead anyways. I havent seen all the world has to offer, though im quite...
    md732 md732 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Happy new day :-) I wish you well and happy as you go about your week! Be kind to yourselves :-)
    Bythelight0fthemoon Bythelight0fthemoon 36-40, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    A very poor woman with a small family called-in to a radio station asking for help from God. A non-believer man who was also listening to this radio program decided to make fun...
    bvaghela bvaghela 26-30, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have really been being negative about life lately. Trying to figure out my life's purpose has been getting to me but today I said no more. No more self doubt and pity. A more...
    hiddenjem hiddenjem 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    What! You mean it's as easy as thinking positive thoughts ... Gee, l never knew. .that's where I've been going wrong! I'm getting rather tired of the assumptions that postive...
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 41-45, F 10 Responses a week ago

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    I want to stay positive. We only one life to live. After 10-13 years of being negative, I decided to make a change. I decided to be grateful the little things in my life. I had...
    greenamythese77 greenamythese77 18-21, F a week ago

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    Feed up with people thinking they've got depression just cause daddy won't buy them something or they don't get paid enough for the work they do!!, depression isn't about money or...
    ncfctom94 ncfctom94 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Bitter endings can lead to sweet beginnings.
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F Jul 25

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    This message may change our attitude.. Do read it. ?Name the 5 wealthiest people in the world. ?Name the last 5 winners of Ms. Universe. ?Name the last 10 people who won the Nobel...
    bvaghela bvaghela 26-30, M 4 Responses Jul 25

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    I'm just tired of everything. I'm tired of giving people chances, I'm tired of trusting people even if it's just a little bit, I'm tired of wasting my time on people, I'm tired of...
    Ominousity Ominousity 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    I'm a single mom of two out of a mental/physically abusive relationship of 4 years I am recently getting my life back together and instead of supporting me my family discusses my...
    megandb1092 megandb1092 22-25, F Jul 23

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    Can u judge who is the better person out of these 3 ? Mr A - He had frienship with bad politicians, consults astrologers, two wives, chain smoker, drinks eight to 10 times a day...
    bvaghela bvaghela 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 22