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Overcoming depression by finding love

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My story of overcoming depression and self-harm

I’m loud and act happy to mask my depression, but under my skin I was like glass waiting to break.

It started with breakups. Then fights with family and friends. And as my depression settled in, watching my friends change as high school progressed was only making it worse. I cut and thought nothing would ever change.

August 29th. She showed me love, and how it could conquer all. She made me feel as though as long as I had someone to love, everything would be ok. This sudden urge of happiness spurred me to join sports and clubs, making me for the first time in a while… happy.

There is someone out there for everyone, no matter what people tell you. Love is the movement.

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    sayuri80

    love is great i have felt it before and and am hoping to feel it again it made me happy genuinely happy it helped me. i have another chance at love in a few years maybe and hopefully this time i will do it right.

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    B_tch

    Just because his problems are different doesn’t give you any right to belittle them. You are given the problems you have because you are strong enough to handle them. Stop feeling bad for yourself and do something about it. And if you can’t find the strength to do so, then get help. But don’t make light of anyone else’s situation just because you feel yours is worse. It’s not right and it’s not fair.

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    lovesucks

    this shit isn’t true

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    Skye Rae

    “Glass waiting to break”...

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    Loni Sutton

    I cant find help

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    catladyyyy

    love hasn’t ever moved on me :( 18 never had a bf-or been in a relationship. i have low self esteem, depression and a ovarian syndrome that causes me to be overweight- along with high blood pressure- adhd- crippling migraines- and a thyroid deficiency. i have a few friends, but i just left the college i dreamt of going to for over 2 years b/c no one was interested in talking to me aka “the fat chick”. its great you found a nice girl…but rele how bad was your life in the first place??? you had a break up? well i sometimes can’t stand up in the mornings because i get faint… no one understands why I’m bigger- they don’t realize i have been on a diet since 4th grade- and i get regular exercise. its not me shoving my face with food (like my doctors think?) its my body. 
    all I’m saying is- you have HEALTH! 
    and did i mention my parents are divorced? oh yeah and my mom is a dual lung transplant recipient? i have family problems too i guess… lucky you though love is a movement 

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    Kaieunown13

    I’m beginning to think that myself thanks to all the people on here. TWLOHA <3

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    Destiny

    That’s beautiful! ((; <3<3

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    Nicky43

     TOTALLY AGREE, your depression sounds awful, hope you get better day by day!!!!!

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