depression

  1. E

    I’m new here and looking for feedback

    Hi everyone, I’m suffering from generalized anxiety disorder and derealisation for 2/3 years now. My personal story; When I was 4 years old my parents divorced. I was living by my mom and I saw my dad 2 times a month. My mom met a new husband. From my 4th till 14th year old I am abused by...
  2. V

    Hello 👋

    Hello 👋 I was thinking so hard about to write about my problems, because I'm so freaking introverted and I felt overwhelmed with my problems. So I finally went there to get help, some good advices for that how to deal with social anxiety, and how to not be an loser. So I'm gonna start writing...
  3. G

    Lack of motivation affecting my education

    Hi, I’m a uni student and I’ve been depressed for about 2 1/2 years, but recently it has been getting worse and worse. My sleeping pattern is all messed up, and I usually sleep for 4-6 hours before waking up, and then spending a maximum of 2 hours trying to get back to sleep. Often this is to...
  4. GeorgeW

    Why does depression cause ED?

    My fiance and I have had a normal sex life (4-5 times a week) up until 10 months ago. Yes it has been 10 months since we have had sex. And from past 7 to 8 months i am really very very depressed because of ED issues. I am going through rough time of my life. The depression ED and lack of sex...
  5. G

    Helping a friend with depression

    Hello, I’m a new member, and this is my first post :) Sorry but this might go on for a bit. My friend is depressed. She has been for as long I’ve known her (about a year and a half). I won’t go into too much detail about her as it would feel like a bit of a betrayal of trust. But she does...
  6. R

    Extreme Depression. Feel I have no purpose or life

    Hi all My name is Ryan, I'm 25 and from the South East UK. I have struggled with depression and anxiety for a number of years but right now it is just too much for me to cope. I have been sat in tears for the last hour with no idea how to feel even the slightest bit better, which brings me...
  7. R

    Accepting my friend is gone forever hurts so much

    My friend died last Friday, since I learned of his death I felt nothing but shock, anxiety and depression, a feeling that hurts so much.... I still feel heart broken....even though he was buried today in his hometown... There was a fire in an area where he and many of my relatives and friends...
  8. A

    Anger issues

    so i have rapid cycling bipolar disorder, ocd, anxiety, depression, and schizophrenia. i’ve been hospitalized before and i’m on medication. but recently. i’ve been very angry. all the time. and so they took me off my antidepressant. and now it’s worse and i’m having really intrusive thoughts and...
  9. Lostinthestatic

    Feeling abandoned

    Hello, just found this forum and thought it would be a good place to feel a sense of community and support. I was diagnosed with depressive disorder with anxious distress and “psychogenic rumination”. I don’t fully understand what that means and I only saw a therapist very briefly, too brief...
  10. H

    I Know it Will Happen

    I've always felt that it will happen one day. I didn't have anything happen to dictate me feeling this way, I just knew in my bones since I was young that I wouldn't see the day I turn 31. I've struggled with attempts, and each time I got scared of what would happen next. Part of me is...
  11. 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...
  12. O

    Pure ocd is crippling me...

    So basically these sexual, harm (dismemberment and others) and also cannibalism pure ocd intrusive thoughts thoughts are directed towards friends and even loved ones. I spend most of the time nearly throwing up, wanting to cry, self harming. Things I’d never do as I love them so much. I can’t...
  13. M

    Please read this

    WRITE DOWN EVERYTHING YOU DON’T LIKE ABOUT YOUR SELF OR YOUR LIFE. Write it down. Nice, plain and clearly. And look at it. I don’t like the way I look. I don’t like that I’m not funny enough. I’m jealous of certain people. I envy something specific about someone I know. I don’t believe that I...
  14. L

    Long term fluoxetine use and suicidal ideation

    Hi all I have been on fluoxetine a long time on and off. My dose was upped in November 2018 due to crippling anxiety and depression to the point where I was off work. I did feel it helped initially but recently I’ve been having horrible thoughts about self harm/suicide. I haven’t and don’t think...
  15. K

    Lonely and Lost College Student

    Hello everyone! Not sure how to jump into this since I'm new to the forum but I have a lot I need to just get off my chest, as these feelings have been bottled up within me for a long time now. I am a 21 year old male studying at a university in Tampa and these past few years have been extremely...
  16. Crusaderoflife

    Anyone here on snapchat ?

    Hello all, just wondering if any members are on snapchat? On my worst days I find sending funny snaps and talking on there helps me a great deal. I don't really have any friends and I'm pretty lonely most of the time, just after some people who understand and can talk
  17. S

    How to forget a traumatic experience?

    I used to work in a furniture store. Anyone who has worked in customer service understands that this industry sucks. I was extremely lucky, however, because I found a store that I actually liked working in. This was mostly because of my amazing co-workers and managers. The majority of the...
  18. J

    Loss of loved ones and not knowing where to go from here

    Within only 18 years of life on this earth ive lost everyone within my life that i feel that i connect with on a really deep level. I lost my grandfather in 2011, in 2014 I lost my father to cancer at the age of 13, at that point in time he was really the only person id call a friend and the...
  19. L

    Sad/angry and confused?

    Hey guys! I'm extremely new to this and possibly trying these forums out to see if anyone can help me before I go see a doctor. To start off I'd like to say I am a 21 year old female who has had depression and anxiety for some time. I'd like to estimate around age 13 to present I am a recluse I...
  20. 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...