depression

  1. PurpleDaffodils

    Dealing with the anniversary of a traumatic event?

    I was officially diagnosed with PTSD within the last year from an abusive relationship I was in almost two years ago now. I was in the relationship for 5 years which included manipulation, emotional, paychological, financial, sexual and threat of physical abuse. I started noticing my depression...
  2. Midnight.Panda

    depressed and suicidal

    I've never been diagnosed with depression (except for relocational depression 6 years ago) and I usually say I don't have it... I'll just say that I have low moods and that I have the ability to be happy and I haven't been diagnosed etc etc But idk at what point I can sit myself down and...
  3. H

    The First Time I Got Depression.

    I was 11 years old, and I had just started secondary school. Me and my family had just returned from a three week holiday in Tenerife, which was the home of a lot of my family over the years, my Grandad hadn't been very unwell and when we got back, something changed in me all of a sudden. Only a...
  4. B

    Should I be concerned?

    So my mother's terminal illness, a brain tumor, is probably going to kill her very soon. Lately, Im wishing it was me dying, not her. I also wish I could die, so that I don't lose her. My life is a nightmare now. The only relative who understood me (whilst not getting everything right) is gone...
  5. H

    Hello, this is my first post and I'm a bit nervous but here I go.

    So I'm 21 years old guy, I'm unemployed and not doing college at the moment. Not doing anything at all with my life really but I do live with my girlfriend of 3 years now with my family. In the past I had to go see therapist and psychiatrists and have been diagnosed with an handful of mental...
  6. I

    Its too much

    Idk what to do. Everything i do is linked w compulsions and as im doing whatever it is ive got to do, something else pops up and has to be done there and then. Its happening a lot and im paralyzed by it because it will not slow down. Im aware it sounds mad but its like a friend to me that...
  7. t_ghost

    Need help, not sure what to do

    So for the past 3 years i'm pretty sure i've been depressed, i dont find hobbies as fun anymore, i stay up until atleast 2am on school days, when i dont have school ill be up until atleast 6am and then i sleep for 12 hours and wake up still feeling groggy/drained(i've tried sleeping for 6,8 and...
  8. L

    Need advise partner has anxiety, depression&paranoia

    Hiya everyone, first time using this. I’d just like some advise really from anyone who’s been in this situation or has one of the above& feels this way. Basically I have a 4 year old daughter from previous relationship. Me& my current partner are expecting a baby. When I pick up& drop my...
  9. F

    Lost the will to live

    Hi I'll keep this as brief as I can, basically I'm a 29 year old male and I don't see much point to life anymore. Ive gone from job to job and still deeply unhappy, not just with my career but life as a whole. I'm incredibly lonely. I have supportive family who care so much about me and good...
  10. Midnight.Panda

    A letter to my sunshine (bereavement)

    TRIGGER WARNING: suicide mention Dear best friend, The world isn't the same without you anymore. I always complained about my life to you but I never knew that everything could get so much darker. I wish with all my heart that I could switch places with you. I was always the depressed and...
  11. H

    Worried about friend - Bipolar, PTSD, Anxiety, Depression

    Hi everyone, I am worried about one of my close friends whose life has taken a sudden turn mental health wise and what to do. I have been friends with this guy, we will call Matt, for about 8 years, and we go to the same college. I knew a bit about his past (abusvie family) and that he...
  12. J

    Recovering Drug Addict and Alcoholic with GAD and Depression

    Hi All, I am really struggling. I've been sober for about 7 1/2 years. Here are my current psych medications: Prozac 40mg (Depression-3 months), Trazadone 150mg (Sleep-7 years), Lamictal 150mg (Anger-7 years). I have been taking SSRIs for about 18 years. Celexa and then Lexapro worked wonders...
  13. M

    UnLoveable , UnStable , UnWanted

    Hi, my name is Chuck, i am a child hood sexual abuse survivor. i suffer from ptsd, bi - polar disorder, massive depressive disorder, and generalized anxiety as well as neuropothy in both my legs from knees down . i joined because i'm on my last legs, and don't know how much more i can take...
  14. J

    Tried an Open Relationship - Now it's Destroying Me.

    I have an interesting one... A couple years ago after many discussions I decided to allow my boyfriend to have sex with another women. The rules were it couldn't be anyone either of us knew and it could only be sex, nothing emotional, no relationships, etc. just sex. I feel men are more than...
  15. J

    How to help a friend with severe depression and insecurities

    Hello everyone, I have a very close friend who has had to deal with depression for many years. She has attempted to take her life in the past and is currently displaying some behaviors similar to that time although I don't think it's likely she will. However, it does indicate she's in a bad...
  16. L

    Hello, I want to share my experience and hear yours

    Hello, I live in southamerica and am 43 years old, I have a beautiful family of four children and my wife (some not so child anymore) and since I was about 20 I begun having episodes of mental issues. Since that time I was alternating from feeling bad and good. I think I've had four episodes...
  17. L

    End of relationship with SO - never loved me?

    This is likely to be a long post, and I am sorry, but I would really like some reassurance and impartial opinions. My ex boyfriend and I were together for 5.5 years, and were friends for about a year before that. The beginning of our relationship was in person, but the latter half was long...
  18. S

    I have to quit therapy and it causes me a lot of distress

    I've been in this therapy group for a while now and I recently found out that I'll have to quit because I've been in it for so long. This has caused me so much anxiety and grief and I don't know what to do about it. This therapy group is the only place I ever feel safe in to talk about my...
  19. O

    seeking a diagnosis for ADHD?

    hi guys i was just wondering if anyone had any insight on the topic of seeking a diagnosis for a condition your doctor has never mentioned but, from reading, sounds like it might apply to you. ive been treated for depression and anxiety but recently ive been wondering if i might have adhd. i...
  20. T

    Just looking for others like me.

    Hello. I'm not too sure how all this works with the posting and whatnot, but I'm looking for people to speak with about anxiety, depression, and anger problems. I'm thirty nine years old. I recently lost my father to dementia and my brother to cancer. They died with many unresolved issues...