depression

It is not just a matter of feeling sad; discover an honest view of the mental, emotional and physical toll of clinical depression.

Morgan Binnie2 years ago
Listen
Is anyone ever listening? How do I know that you're listening? How do I know that you care? Will you listen to me and help me find an answer or solution? Can you understand me? Are you willing to try ...
Jennifer Ortega2 years ago
Struggling Every Day with Anxiety and Depression!
Every morning I fight myself to wake up. I fight myself to get out of bed. My bed is my only safe place. It’s the only place where my anxiety is at ease. My bed is also my enemy; it’s where my thought...
Afternoon Thoughts
I still don't understand. I've had depression for over 10 years and it is still something that I get confused by and frustrated with and I still don't know how to deal with it. Trying to explain it to...
Is Depression a Real Illness?
After tackling the beast called anxiety, I figured it's time to touch on yet another topic that I personally deal with and am highly fascinated by. (Yes, the brain is fascinating and even though I cur...
Annie V2 years ago
Vertical Horizons
Do you know that I wake up every day of my life — distressed? Distressed with some kind of infinite agony, bound in this sort of desperation. I do not know where it comes from, I do not know why it st...
The Start of My Depression
This story is about when my depression first started and my first encounter with a terrible doctor. Don't get me wrong, he's probably a great guy that was just having a bad day. And no, his comment to...
ASHLEY SMITH2 years ago
A New Outlook
After years of putting others first I have had to decide to put myself first. I have had problems with depression and breakdowns which pushed me to this decision. I haven’t decided to abandon everyone...
Being In a Relationship with Major Depression
Having depression is hard enough, and having a significant other can make you confused and frustrated while you're in your moods. Having someone there for you may make things easier and for me it is a...
Jenna Conley2 years ago
How I Know When My Depression Comes To Visit
Depression has become part of my life, part of who I am. Honestly, I wouldn't trade it for the world because I don't know any other way to live. It has its downfalls, naturally, but through my grandpa...
What Not to Say to Someone with Depression
*First, a preface that this turned into a bit more of a rant than I intended.* As a millennial, I hear a lot from older generations that we millennials are "too sensitive" and "take everything persona...
Nathan Nicholson2 years ago
Why I Have Depression and What It Makes Me Feel Like
I'm 26 years old. I'll be 27 in October. I've suffered with depression for most of my teenage years and all the way up to now, I'll have it for the rest of my life. It's not something that can be cure...
Summer Caine2 years ago
Depression
In my experience, and probably a lot of others too, depression is something you would not wish on your worst enemy. It consumes every inch of you and holds on tight, it pulls you down, further than yo...
Victor Vaz2 years ago
It Steals Your Life Away
"What does depression feel like? Well, it's as if someone or something steals your life away--or what's left of it, anyway." Hello, there. My name is Victor, and this is my very first article: "It Ste...
Ash Vazquez2 years ago
My Twin Sister
Some people view their depression as a rain cloud that is above their head. Others think of it as an animal like, for example, as a black dog. However, I view my depression as a person. Not just any p...
Johnny O'Neill2 years ago
Living with Clinical Depression
Living undiagnosed makes for a difficult childhood. For the first nineteen years of my life I believed the distorted reality I was presented with. In my world I was unloved and life was bleak and hope...
JD Hyde2 years ago
Before You Choose Suicide...
Hi, let’s start this article by telling you a bit about myself. A very small bit. On my arm I have a tattoo of a semicolon, for years I was plagued by depression and thoughts of suicide. I still have ...
Bri Baxter2 years ago
Depression
Depression... The depths of this sickness that inhabits more than half the population is dark. Lost, in a hole, you can't ever find your way out. My name is Bri, I have suffered from chronic massive d...
If Only You Understood
Depression... there's that word again. Why does everyone shut you down when you mention that word? Is it because it scares them because they can't see it or is it because they don't understand it? I w...