Depression Quotes, Sayings about being depressed

Depression is like being lost at sea, there is nothing in sight yet you still keep swimming not to live but to survive, forever swimming looking for some one, some thing to hold on too, you finally reach an island in sight just as the sun arises you awake and it is a new day and you find yourself swimming yet again forever searching for that something burdened by the brief moment of false happiness of having found that something, someone, to hold on to, to save you of your forever search called life.

Submitted by: Richard

I can feel the hurt. There’s something good about it. Mostly it makes me stop remembering.
– Albert Borris

Everyone is depressed, some are just better at hiding it than others.

Submitted by: RR

Curing the depression won’t change lifelong habits for most people.

Depression is different for every person. It’s a disease that you can’t get rid of. It’s staring at the ceiling at 4:00 in the morning with your eyes burning not even trying to find motivation to close them. It’s you trying to go threw everyday trying so hard not to cry every time you’re reminded of that one thing that made you hurt so much.

Submitted by: Bianca Aviles

Yeah. She’s smiling. But don’t let that fool you. Look in her eyes. She’s breaking inside.

Submitted by: JDog

People say that it’s normal for adults and teens to have depression and they think its just sadness or crying all the time, but its not that at all it’s waking up everyday and wondering to yourself who am I why am I even here; what is even my goal in life and not knowing who you are. I have it for years and I don’t know my own strength or who I am anymore. I have no emotion just numbness in my heart and I don’t know what to do anymore. It feels like nobody can help.

Submitted by: Emma marasse

Would you like to know how I feel?

Have you ever had a nightmare in which you’re so scared that you try and scream so loud for someone to save you, but not a sound comes out of your lips?

That’s how I feel everyday, all day.

I need a huge non-judgmental, sincere, no strings attached, no questions asked, from someone, anyone. Hug !! But I don’t want to ask for it, but I’m praying so hard that you will do it on your own.

Submitted by: Mona

92% of acne suffers are depressed.

Depression is like holding a gun and pointing it at your own head, and everyday is a struggle to not pull the damn trigger.

Submitted by: Lstars
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I guess I don’t really remember when my depression set in but I do remember when it started getting hard to smile.

Submitted by: Jade

You handle depression in much the same way you handle a tiger.

My depression hurts, it hurts physically and mentally. I don’t tell anyone this, I don’t tell them how I feel or what I want, because I know how they will react. They will feel bad, or upset, they will say “I’m sorry” or “It’s okay”, and I done want that. I don’t want them to care, but at the same time I do. I don’t want them to feel bad because it just makes me feel worse that they are thinking about my well being instead of their own.

I feel guilty about it. And it hurts everywhere, not just my chest, but my stomach, legs, arms, literally everything is in pain. I don’t remember when it started or when it will end but it has stopped me from doing many things. Being around my family or hanging out with my friends.

I don’t like talking about it, in fact I never have until this. I always push my feelings down until I’m alone, where I can feel free to let the out. I used to burn myself, every single night. But I stopped because my friend didn’t want me to. I used to smoke, but I stopped cause my family wanted me to. I still drink though. It’s all I have left that keeps me distracted from what I’m feeling. It numbs it in a sense.

Please, if you are reading this, don’t feel bad, you don’t need to. I’m just venting, I suppose I am fine though, so please, just read it, hear my story. Help people who actually need it. I promise I’m fine.

Submitted by: Julia Trevino

Depression does not kill you instantly, it kills you slowly.

Submitted by: Lstars

Depression is not just being sad, or scared. It’s much more. Depression is feeling worthless, being betrayed. Feeling that betrayal all the time. Not reaching out or being acknowledged. Giving scars when you feel no one’s your friend. Depression can not be cured with cuddles or being told “It’s going to be okay” because it is not going to be okay. Look deep and- wait, why am I telling you? You won’t even understand.

Submitted by: Bananas

Being negative only causes depression. So hold your head up high, put a smile on your face and go live a positive life.

When you see me laugh just know that I’m hiding behind a million tears that my will never let spill over.

Submitted by: Syvelle Newton

I’m the type of person that can have tears streaming down my face and insist that I’m “fine”.

Submitted by: Demon Queen

Even when I’m sick and depressed, I love life.

Depression is unfocused self- pity.

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Who will fix me now
Tell me what I’ve done
Save me from myself
Don’t let me drown
Who will make me fight?
Drag me out alive
Save me from myself
Don’t let me drown.

Submitted by: Maddie_khs

I’m depressed. But I don’t want sympathy from you.

Submitted by: Clara

A lot of people don’t pay attention to a tropical depression at first.

Depression is close to me, but suicide hasn’t been.

Depression is like being born with a broken heart, that is impossible to piece back together. But you keep trying for the sake of others.

Submitted by: Sarah

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