I am so depressed over my financial situation I am not functioning well.
I haven’t been this low in a long time. I am getting nothing done and not talking to anyone who calls or texts me. I am a hermit and my son is keeping himself busy thank goodness. Any suggestions about getting over this bad time?
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Not suicidal, just severely depressed, too depressed to do anything.
I get that way sometimes and just have to find a new focus. Sometimes I stay in my cocoon for a day to recharge before refocusing.
Keep ur head up I lost my $11.50 an hour job and now make only $7hr My car was reposessed and i am broke my rent is 600 a month my bills about $350 with40 hrs a week
i only bring home 800 dollars a month, i also have 3 kids and a new one onthe way.
Some how thru all this my head is still above water it just takes a bit of creativity, just keep ur head up with the knowledge that there be better days.
and prayer helps tremendously
great stress releiver
Don’t let them bother you. Your going to have them the rest of your life unless you win the lottery. Pay off the important ones and talk to the creditors and tell them that your going to send them 25 a month until you can pay more. The main thing is make a budget and stick to it, they work. Hope this helps :-)
Personally I’m not sure about prayer. George Carlin has said “I pray to Joe Pesci and get the same amount of answers praying to God”. Life is difficult and the only thing we have to do is keep breathing. I’d recommend to searching for some local help. Some churches offer some financial assistance as well as some local agencies. Social security is a good thing to, just have to fight their decision if there really is a problem. It’s a shame that the world has to revolve around money. It does so much damage.
I am in the same boat and unless youve been here you dont know how low it is to be struggling so badly that you are at your lowest point in life. I am getting counseling right now which is helpful if you are willing to work it and change. Venting is helpful and just know that there are many like us out there. And to those who say sell your computer, or belongings …..hell this is my venting station if we sell all our belongings then we get even more depressed then suicidal. Well…… I wish I had an answer…. Maybe I will scrounge up change and buy a lottery ticket and win a million and share it with ya!!!!!!! Still have that ounce of hope left…..I’M STILL TICKING!!!!!!!! lol
I know it sounds cheesey but its so true……… If your healthy, no matter how bad your financial situation is, you have your wealth. I can gurantee there is someone out there right now with terminally ill cancer who has a lot of money but would trade all the money in the world to be poor but healthy. Enjoy what you have, first and foremost being your health.
It is truly difficult after years of entanglement in the material pool and living in addiction to the go environment fueled by big corporate commercials and peoples perception of who has and who is so called a loser. Please remember that the way you feel is simply due to how you choose to feel. If you focus on your breathing and only your breathing your brain will shut down cause the brain cannot think about two things at the same time. Understand that you are neither worthless nor a loser. Money does not define you as a human. People who are materialistic judge you based on your car, your cloth, your career, and money. That is all a false gathering of wordly possessions that while it is true that it can make the journey easier but it also leads to something called “Blind Fun”. Money makes you drink, play, shop, have fun, grow arrogance, and much more. So it is truly useful to go through rough times to be forced to contemplate and think deep about yourself, life, God, the world around you and people in general. Wisdom will grow like a seed turning into a flower. You came from the creator and to your creator you shall return. Money will come again if you can muster the courage to think positive and to focus on the blessings only. Everything shall pass the good, the bad, and the ugly. I shall include you in my prayers may peace be with you Amen.
Author of “The Higher You”
I started my own biz about a year ago and quickly started making approx 25k dollars a month after all the overhead. What was a thriving and exciting business adventure turned completely around into a horrible nightmare when we had a bad fire. To make matters worse my insurance company to this day is attempting to deny the claim and put me in a 300k dollar hole of debt.
How do i get through? Find the best parts of life, the things you enjoy most and incorporate those into your daily life as much as possible. Whether its your children, material items, etc just do for yourself and you will be able to manage your stress and notice a healthy change in life.
I suffer from anxiety. Always think of the worst case scenario!That’s why I love going to sleep if I can get any. My worries dissapear for a while.I also like looking at photos of my past, when I was a kid (no worries at all!).
I am never sure of myself, I always question my decisions. I worry about my job, my mortgage, the bills, school fees!
I wish that I was living in the bush, fishing and eating of the land and not worrying about money! It is a curse of modern society!
I love my kids and get emotional when I think of providing for them!
I hope this is a passing anxiety , I only get it when financial or job situations change! Anyway good luck to all!
PS. One benefit of suffering (there’s a plus in everything) is that I question my existance(mind) and “why am I here” and “in this situation” etc. so I’ve been looking into spirituality!
i m sohail from pak skt. i m so deprees any body can help me?
I ate a muffin made out of Lemur **** and old R/C cola bottle caps. Cheered my *** right up.
I feel the same way sometimes but i have to remind myself that things could always get worst and worst is what i dont want. i know it feels like prayers go unanswered but its not true, thats the trick of the devil to make you feel like noone hears you. (thats his job to decieve you) keep praying and believing and trusting in the lord and he will answer you. he is already blessing you. you still have a place to live and food to eat. keep your head up and smile!!!!!
it’s all bad. the economy is crashing and collapsing..american dreams and even the days of just getting by are over… middle class is disappearing and people with no insurance are dying…people with no jobs are losing their homes, hopes and dreams…I wish I was gone
That is part of making it girl!! i am 26 and just lost my apartment and then my freaking car broke down 30 miles from where i’m staying at now, the tow truck guy basically stole my pos! it’s not worth getting it back for what he’s charging. i get depressed and have my own personal struggles thats what us “women” do =). honestly what would you do if life was perfect. worry about how amazing it was and when something bad was going to happen. and prayer is the key it’s reminding you how small we are and how unnecessary the little things we drive our selfves crazy over. have you noticed that no matter how much you plan things never work like you imagine. life is so short and struggling now is what is going to keep you successful and rich in 10 years but only if you keep it up. its up to you and to the sad girl that doesn’t pray. maybe your prayers don’t always get answered in sound and words but if you sit back and pay attention god does answer life is amazing. ps. the best gift to give yourself is knowledge. before we say something that may impact others lifes way beyond what we can fix if only we actually educated our self on what we were talking about. i know i do it but the first step is acknowledging/ yep: i see the problem, ..
I need help and don’t know where to turn. Right now I’m sitting in the hospital been here for 5 days now. I’m unemployed, out of money, and have this cancer to deal with every day. Im in Texas and I have my only daughters graduation coming up on the 25, I don’t know what to do . Someone please help!!!!
Please help me!!!
write to the governor of texas about your problem
I owe heaps of money to the the bank, the mafia AND my parents, have this great girl who will be coming half way round the world to come live with me. She thinks I am doing really well but actually I can’t even afford next months rent and I really don’t want to let her down and see her go. I have nothing under my name and messed up my half finished university degree. I lied to my parents and they think I am doing great. My business went bankrupt a month ago and I am almost done with my savings. My credit is really bad. I can’t quit smoking. I have a bit of a gambling problem. I just wanted tell to some one but there is no one I can talk truth to without ruining my reputation. I might have to take some risks in the near future to overcome my horrible financial situation. I am scared of ruining my reputataion. I am scared of jail. I lie too much, even to my family. I have to lie to cover lies. And there is no return. I have no friends left. I cant even lay of the cigarettes. I am a failure.
Hello my name is Bina. I am very sad on my financial situation. I depend on my husband and my parents. I am still a student. I don’t have money to study. I don’t have money to look after my house needs. I don’t have money to look after my kids education or transportation. I feel depressed. I begged him for 14,000 rupees transportation fees. He didn’t give saying, he don’t have. He earns 30,000 per month. I am fed up with my life. I hate myself. I am born in a rich family. Now I have to beg and beg. I don’t use make up or any ornaments or any dresses. My parents only still buy and give me dress. Why is God putting me under this situation? Please write to me … i> small>(email removed) /small> /i>
Im so deppressed too but when people say god dont help its a lie, all the best answered advice on here are from believers! Notice a trend here!……….
My name is Alexandros,I’m 19 y old,been working since 14! Currently Studying special needs education and nursing! Working aswell getting about 360euros/month!As family we own much money to banks cause of loans we got to build a better house,parents wages have been going down last years and have reach to a point that we cant afford even to supply ourselves with basic stuff!My whole enviroment is so depressing,im feeling really depressed watching my parents falling each day more and more into sadness cause they arent able to pay even the electricity!I really dont know what to do to help them and improve overall the things in our family! I dont know what to say,this life sucks,working like a slave and still cant pay the bills,losing the best years of my life cause of work and i dont see this ever ending! Things getting worse and worse each year! :(
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