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So I get sad for seemingly no reason a lot... like, my first real plummet into depression happened Nov 14, 2007... it was... crazy how far it got... but ever since, I've just been... going back to this dark place... where I feel so sad and I don't know exactly why in the sense that it's not like there is one thing on my mind pulling me down. I guess it could kind of be like... I got really wounded, and haven't healed... and the sadness... while I don't think about how it happened in the first place, I still feel the left overs of what happened before... Thing is, this pain... I tried a medicine recently that got rid of that feeling pretty fast... it lasted for a few hours and... well... I kinda missed the feeling... that sinking sensation in your chest, that feeling that you're going to break down crying... that feeling that you're falling apart. I've had that feeling for so long that I feel like... without it... I'm not even really alive... as if in my current mental state of meaninglessness... when I lose that sorrow... not only do I still feel things are meaningless, but I don't even feel sad about it anymore... so it's just meaningless absent of sadness... and what is that? That is even worse... because at least when you're sad, you know you have something of value, and that is feeling... raw, deep, sinking... heavy weighted depression holding you down, keeping you grounded. It's so complicated that even reading my own thoughts... I would struggle to understand if I wasn't living it. Anyway... do you ever get sad for no reason? Have you ever felt like sadness wasn't the enemy after all?
If you're depressed or very mentally unwell, what do you do to help yourself? Som*thing I try to do is hop in the shower and stay for a while... I also find sleep can help... if ya can't sleep, I find playing video games or watching som*thing can help distract you from the low point (as a lot of times it's just a chemical issue, and you just gotta ride it out... not always though) ~ Anyway, got any tips for people who are struggling mentally?
So I asked a robot, and apparently this is how you can know if you're depressed... Seems like depression is a pretty all consuming thing... which kinda makes me wonder if depression is... uncommon? I'll ask the robot... 1 in 5 people? Does that sound right? Have any of you felt depressed ever?