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Why am I always depressed?
I’m 16 years old, pretty good life, enjoying myself, nothing major has happened, im not greiving, im happy with who i am etc, but I STILL get depressed and miserable all the time, When I’m at school I don’t have the time to think about it if that makes sense but then when I come home and I’m left alone with my own thoughts I get really down for no reason whatsoever. I’ve noticed from a young age I’ve been like this..hardly happy; like I could be with my mum / dad in the car driving through the countryside…and the sight of the countryside would depress me.. :S
I heard about antidepressants but I’m 16 so I can’t exactly say to my mum “I need antidepressants” I might be able to however get ahold of some common medication if it helps?
Just any ideas really of why im depressed and what I can do for it?
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you need to go to a doctor about this.
it might just be a simple case of imbalanced hormones.
Yeah, I agree with Sherooo. Doctors can tell you exactly what’s wrong and the best way to deal with it.
16 years old. I agree with Sheroo and bookworm16…It could be a chemical imbalance. You have to tell your parents, it is nothing wrong, they need to know. Do NOT be concerned about depression, millions of americans suffer from depression. You will feel SO much better by telling your parents and/or a therapist and if it is a chemical imbalance, you will be given medication that will make you feel better and your wish to not feel depressed will come true. Some medicine has side effects, in this case you will tell your doctor and he will change it. Please, tell your parents today and definitely see a therapist with the guidance of your parents.
You are worth it, take charge of your life. Also if you have a computer learn about depression….knowledge is power! Be safe
I too am 16 and I’ve always felt this way since elementry school, but my mom says that she wants to take me to a psycologist but I don’t believe her.
omg i feel the same way =[
hopefuly things will get better in time
Hi People My Name is Leonardo and im 14 im allways depressed i went to the doctor theres nothing wrong with me and my therophist doesnt help. ive tried taking anti depressnts but it does nothing my friends think im a emo. could you please tell me why its so anoiying im sick of being so sad. -_-
This is sad, it’s similar too myself. i always try my hardest and do everything too make me happy, and i will accomplish that, but once the fun stops i’m depressed, sad, lonely, and all i want too do is cry, but i never can, i at times think of the most awful things too think, and that’ll just work, i don’t feel anything but hurting, i’ve let go of my troubled past and sick memories, but nothings made me any happier, if anything it’s worst. i have a therapist now, she’s not helping, i can’t tell her what is wrong with me, so how could she help? she’s there for me too talk too, not that i didn’t have anyone i couldn’t talk to already, so that’s really a waste of time. i think it’s really about us finding who we are, and what we really want and need, it’s hard, and stressful, i can hardly breath half the time when i’m trying too think about things, i can’t take it anymore, all i want too do is sleep because it’s the only time i don’t think the way i do, but then i don’t even want too sleep because lately i’ve been dreaming dreams i don’t want to. i’d tell my grandma that i was feeling this way, but she’d just tell me i’m “just like my mother” and “always wanting attention” blah blah blah but that’s not true at all, i can’t help the way i feel, and she doesn’t really help it much. i don’t know what too do anymore, nothing is right, and nothing feels right. ya know.
Age has nothing to do with depression, it’s the mind. It’s beautiful to me that you were depressed gazing at the country side. I also went through the a similar thing. There is no happiness is my conclusion. I’m now 21, I’ve been depressed ever since I was old enough to think. Always wondering why I was here. Always feeling as though I could never really touch anything. People are insensitive to my emotions. It seems as though no one loves as deep as I love. Putting my trust in people has been an utter failure, hence I trust no one. Most of the time I choose to be alone. When I was young I was very ugly…just the past few years I grew so much. Now I’m beautiful, it creeps me out… I feel like this can’t be me. I feel like I’m still that ugly girl people made fun of. Why couldn’t I be beautiful then? Would it have made a difference? Depression doesn’t go away…it just lies low for a while…then comes back to haunt you. Your memories will haunt you. In my opinion if you are not depressed, then you must be blind.
Oh and don’t trust doctors…they will load you up with pills to make you not feel. It’s not worth it. Once you stop you will remain who you are.
i feel ecactly the same way… no idea what to do either :’(
Gosh, im 25yrs and I always was an unhappy child growing up, even at my party at the age of 5 there’s not a single photo i am smilling. Therefore I agree depression doesn’t go away - its always here waiting for something to take you back and everytime something happens, it hits harder. I will never be fine coz 2years back my mom passed away and i still cry like it was yesterday. I feel alone coz i am lonely.
i’m 14 and i feel the same way. the only thing in life that bugs me is my brother who has a drinking problem and my mom is such a downer on all my grades. well, she’s just a downer actually. she tells people she always has time for me but usually she’s too tired or too busy cleaning to do something with me.
i feel like my life is so efed up.im 13 and i believe im depresed. how am i suposed to “get over it” when i have no idea what it is im getting over. i put my poker face on in public but i get super sad and feel worthless.i feel lie cring all the time. i read that its good to cry. but i crie over and over and over again. i need help but im not going to a doctor to load me up on pills that just numb my mind. i need help but i cant trust any one. :(
I’m 20 and have been depressed since i can remember. I don’t trust therapists because i’ve seen how they lie to you. I’ve been on multiple medications all of them wear out like my body gets used to it. I shut off from the world, break down bawling randomly and am always very bitter and angry. Why? Idk, i have a boyfriend who loves me dearly and a family that is the best. I’ve been diagnosed with pmdd but i’m starting not to believe that anymore. It’s been really bad lately for about a month so today i decided to look up depression and found that we all may be suffering from a omega 3 imbalance. If you take 2 tablespooons of grinded up flax seed with a glass of water everyday for several months it is supposed to be a cure all. I think i might give it a go. Anything is worth a try, right now i’m desperate to fix this, i’m so tired of feeling this way. I have horrible self esteem issues and am tired constantly, i need to take at least a 4 hour nap a day just to function (on top of the 6-8 hours of sleep i get every night). I’m just bleh. I wish all you well and encourage the flax seed treatment, it’s worth a try at least.
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