depression advice

  1. S

    I don't know what's wrong with me

    Hi, I'm currently in bed, not having gone to class since Monday. I'm a freshman in college, and I just want to spill everything out and hopefully someone will find a diagnosis for me because I don't know why I feel this way or why I'm acting this way. I haven't had any motivation to study or go...
  2. W

    How I beat my depression

    Hi all, I hit rock bottom a few years back, and managed to beat my addiction and depression, and now I am happy. Mental health issues have no 'one size fits all' method, but I want to share my story with you. I made a video to share my experience, which might help others going through...
  3. L

    More about me.........

    Hi, so I introduced myself the other day but a bit more about 'me'..... I'm full of self doubt, loathing and confusion. I try to manage every day but my head is like a hard drive that is constantly working. I have a form of control where I 'reset' things, mobile phones, tv's, computers. I think...
  4. K

    Depression hitting hard.. nowhere to turn

    Never posted on a forum but Im really struggling. Struggled with depression for years and it’s just hit me really bad. Everything’s gone wrong and I feel like I have no one to turn to...
  5. J

    For the first time I was sent home from work

    I am 25 years old and have worked since I was 15/16. Last Friday I was sent home from work for the very first time. They think I'm depressed and urged me to reach out...so here I am. I don't really know how to go about this...so I'll just start from the beginning. I've always thought there...
  6. its_cricket

    Motivation Advice?

    Hi, so it's really hard for me to talk to people about stuff like this and express what I mean, but I thought I'd try this forum thing out and see if I can get some advice. I've suffered from depression and anxiety for pretty much my whole life. I'm in college now, and I'm really struggling...
  7. S

    Meds & anger issues

    Hello there, just looking for advice on meds as nothing seems to be working for me. I’ve been depressed since I was 17 but could always cope, distract myself or snap out of it. Last year Jan 2018 I finally gave in & saw the dr, was put on Mirtazapine but that meant I couldn’t sleep. Setraline...
  8. B

    My girlfriend has depression and doesn't want help and i don't kow what to do...

    (To start, know that english is not my primary language...) So i'll try to make she story shorter... Me and my girlfriend have been together for 2 years. About 6 years of being together she started to show her "dark side", and basically she is obcessed with her body and about what people think...
  9. D

    I don’t want to feel this way

    My mother left my dad when I was a little girl. He wanted her to feel the pain he felt, but she didn’t love him anymore so he used me to do it. I was three or four years old when they split up. He would tell me that she didn’t love me and that the only reason she was trying to get custody of me...
  10. M

    I'm afraid I'm faking my mental illness

    I recently started university and the workload is very intense. What makes it worse is my obsessiveness: I constantly stress that I'm not doing enough - counting the hours of work done and being frustrated if 8 aren't completed daily. I'm always worried that the work I'm doing doesn't constitute...
  11. S

    How to forget a traumatic experience?

    A couple of days ago, I posted a thread on how I was struggling to accept that I've wasted all of 2018. In January of that year, my depression developed, and it was mostly because of my job. In that post, I didn't explain the contributing factors of my depression, and I don't believe I'll be...
  12. C

    Fiancé struggling with depression: complete behavior changes

    Hello! My fiancé (let’s say M) and I have been together for 3 years and friends for 6+. I have struggled with GAD the last year or so which impacted our relationship. M has a history of depression and 2 immediate family members with ongoing depression and years of antidepressants. Over the...
  13. U

    I'm just tired of everything

    Hi there, this is the first time I'm posting something here.. I'm an 18-year-old student and I've been living on my own since the beginning of this school year. I never really had to do anything for school to get trough it, so I never did anything. This year however I started uni and living on...
  14. HumanPerson

    19 Stuck in Life

    Hello everyone, this might be a bit of a read I'm not sure yet. Overall, in this thread I'm going to keep the self-pity to a minimum and just give you all the facts. I'm 19 currently living at home with parents and working a part-time nights job at a supermarket. I recently finished studying a...
  15. C

    Hello. My name is Chris.

    Hello, My name is Chris and I am 31 years of age. I suffer from depression and I don't have any motivation at all. I just can not be bothered mixing with people and getting know anyone. I can not even be bothered with family and friends. I make excuses to why I can not see people. I want to mix...
  16. R

    Depression and Dating

    A few days ago the guy I've been dating for the past 2 months opened up to me about how he's been dealing with depression for several years now, and that over the past couple months its been particularly bad. He told me that was the reason he was bad at responding to texts and talking to me...
  17. S

    Thinking about leaving my girlfriend who has depression

    I've been with my girlfriend now under 7 months, when we first met she told me straight away that she has depression but I simply said it was okay and she doesn't have to worry I'm fine with it (At that time I've never dealt or come across anyone who has depression). We always had a laugh and we...
  18. S

    Suicide is near

    Hello, I really dont know how to even start talking about it, I have depression.It's been going on for at least 3 years now, every time I get to a point where I think that everything is turning good something happens and they get messed up. I have a very complicated and dysfunctional family that...
  19. B

    Lets talk about the cycle of depression

    I've noticed that my depression occurs in cycles which Im sure many of you can relate to cycle 1: renewed hope, excitement for future, cheerful cycle 2: depression makes it way back in, slipping away, fighting to stay afloat cycle 3: implode, enter into major depressive episode, reach out for...
  20. B

    Depression,Anxiety and sleep

    So I’m 21 I have been diagnosed with GAD and depression and ptsd. I have been tried quite a few anti-depressants that don’t seem to work I tried flueoxetine,sertaline,citalopram and the current one is now mirtazapine which is in all honestly probably made me feel way worse along with this I have...