Am I Depressed Or Just Miserable?

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Believe it or not, depression and misery are two different things. In depression, certain symptoms last over two weeks. Misery can be a temporary spurt of depression that lasts maybe a day or two. Take this test to see if you are just miserable or are actually depressed.

  • 1
    I've been feeling the way I do now for over two weeks.
    I've been feeling the way I do now for over two weeks.
  • 2
    I've been having thoughts of suicide.
  • 3
    I've been having the urge to cut.

  • 4
    I haven't been eating or sleeping like normal.
  • 5
    I have withdrawn myself from family and friends.
  • 6
    I have placed myself in confinement.

  • 7
    I've been asking myself why I have to live.
  • 8
    Every time I get asked to go anywhere, or do anything that requires movement, I decline.
  • 9
    I feel lost, like I don't know what's going on half the time.
  • 10
    I feel empty inside.

  • 11
    I feel alone and desperate.
  • 12
    I am starting to cry more than normal, and when I do cry, it's very difficult to stop.
  • 13
    Anything can set me off.
  • 14
    I cry myself to sleep at least three nights a week.
  • 15
    I feel like no one's there for me.
  • 16
    I'm desperate for my life to end.

  • 17
    I'm on medication for depression.
  • 18
    I have attempted suicide in the past two weeks, and I feel like trying again.
  • 19
    I am desperate for this pain to end, now.
  • 20
    I feel numb inside most of the time.

Comments (131)


28 days ago
This is not a bad word, but okay... Nice....
28 days ago
Christina C
Not anybody can go to an the๐Ÿ˜.
34 days ago
not me laughing at the comments
43 days ago
just get therapy and you'll be fine
51 days ago
Hi lumy sorry, none of the things you've suggested are working for me :( thank you so much anyways for going though all this trouble just for me, it makes me feel that someone cares..... anyways if its not too much to ask could you just give advice in the comments? If not thats ok. I probably wont be coming back to this site so i just want to say thank you for everything and good luck with evrything you do in life ๐Ÿ’•
54 days ago
Or I even have a better idea! You could install Wickr Me, that is a chatting app. If you install it then you can enter my nickname at the searching symbol (amelia123456789), so you won't get any personal data from me, and I don't too. You just need WiFi, to send the messages so no money involved and it's private! If you see this please try it! To everyone who isn't invited (everyone except ...), I can block you!
64 days ago
Hey ... nice to see that you saw it! Could you come to this site I wrote down in my comments! And I needed to know in which country you are so we can arrange a time when we can meet, because of the time lag! If you aren't German or one of our neighbors then there is one! Or if you could just come to this site and leave a message there, I'll be not back until 6pm (in my time sooo...)
64 days ago
Hi lumy... its me!
I see your comments so dont worry its just typical internet ๐Ÿ™„
Thanks for getting back to me by the way :)
72 days ago
Hi Lumy... i read your comments and i need some advice please!
Im feeling really bad at the moment ive lost interest in the things i love and im crying WAY more than i used to. I've started to hate a lot of my family because they chop and change constantly. I mean 1 min theyre so nice to me and the next theyre screaming in my face. (This isnt the only reason i feel depressed im just having a hard time about how i feel) Ive had several thoughts of suicide but havn't had the guts to do it because im just afraid of the pain but if there was a painless way to kill yourself, TRUST ME i wouldve done it by now.
I just want someone who i can talk to, who wont judge me, who will like me the way i am, who'll let me cry about it and comfort me. I just want someone who can make me feel better.
77 days ago
They just censored a T.H.E.R.A.P.I.S.T.! That's really weird
77 days ago
It is really sad to see all those depressed people which are cutting themselves, which got or getting bullied, which are wanting to end their lives! I mean I am very light depressed.... I just sometimes think about how worthless I am and how I hate myself and how useless I am and how numb I feel! But I never got bullied, I never (really) cut myself and I never had a sucidal thought which said: DIE! I have a phobia of death so I don't wanna die, but even if I didn't my life is good. Well there are some points which are bad (my mum's really stressed and is disappointed in me or I am lesbian and never saw a queer person or I have two types of Anxiety, a little depression and 3 phobias) but I don't wanna give up yet! But I know I won't say now, "It'll get better and sunshine and (gay) rainbows and pancakes" but what I know is that you are valid! You are as valid as every person on this ****ing planet. xept for all the people who are against queer people, black people or people who are making **** like this! People who are bullying people, without a reason or without a valid reason! I know that you're probably not gonna believe me but y'know I am just 12 but you can still text me here and I will look at it! I once had a depressed and suicidal friend! And she isn't dead! You know I kinda was a the๐Ÿ˜ป for her ans I was just 11! I helped her, said her she was valid and tried it with joking, positive, understanding and supportive things! And things got better! She was really upset because her parents never gave her love and attention just yelled at her. But she found love! And first everyone even herself thought that he wouldn't like her! But now they're together! Really right out of nowhere! Everyone got a friend, they can talk to, when they don't want a professional or an adult in general! If if you're sitting right there and shaking your head, you're lying! Because I am here and wanna befriend everyone here who needs a friend! For real! We don't even have to talk about suicidal or depression things! e can just talk about everything you want! I try to make time for you and my parents don't know about that! But I have to warn you! I first will not give you my number because I don't want like fake people who are just faking everything or spamming me about anything which has nothing to do with that! I am trying to help anyone I have experience I am a little depressed myself and helped one who really was! Even though you don't believe it now! There will be an ending to all that and i DON'T MEAN DEATH! So don't even think about that! If you're parents don't love you then they don't now what wonderful people you are! Same goes to bullys! These people are just stupid human being which are very small by themselves and need to bully someone in some way! But that doesn't mean you are less valid in any way! I don't wanna change any of you I don't wanna change any person who you are! I am not like people who just are linking a helping website knowing that nobody will click on it because nobody wants the "sympathy" you are getting there! But I think most of these people won't do that! But there's the problem every suicidal person thinks that and so many people are committing suicide because they don't want that sympathy from strangers, from adults! So I a little lesbian girl with actual problems herself is caring about any suicidal or depressed person! I definitely don't wanna change you I wanna change your toxic lifestyle and I wanna show you that life isn't that bad! There are many wonderful things waiting up for you even though you don't believe by now! I hope if any of you wants to be my friend (I am not popular myself I have like three actual friends). I don't care about color, gender, sexuality or family! I just care for personality and that I can help people with real problems where other people are just looking away! I mean we are all humans, I am not religious but I know that for Christians god made us all! So he has to love us all, no matters what is written in the bible! Also Missing ๐Ÿ’—TENTACION I totally agree with you I like Lucifer more than god ( sorry to all Christians now!) So yeah we're all humans we should have equal rights! Nobody deserves to want to end their wonderful life, even though it's not wonderful to that person! A death is something terrible and if you want to be dead because you have nobody.... that's just something that is worst! I wanna change peoples mind about the world, I want them to know there is still good in their life and I wanna help them that their lives are getting better even if it's just a little bit! I know we all are dying in the end and as a thanatophobic person I am very afraid about that, but we should enjoy what we have as long as we can, shouldn't we? I am not forcing anyone into this! I just wanna see if anyone wants to chat with me and maybe be my friend and be ready to make their life (I hope) a little bit better! If you're still here and are interested in me or being friends with me then go ahead! If you have social Anxiety then be sure, I have that too, it's a little difficult for me to post this now, because I am scared that people just will hate, but please do write something! If anyone is making fun of you I will defend you, the best I can, even though I don't know you! I am still trying to find a way to chat without video chatting or revealing my number or email address! If you have good way please come up with that! But I don't have ANY social media (not even WhatsApp), I know that I could do good with it but I just don't have it so don't bring it up or judge me for it! So I wanna say where ever you are (I am in Germany; yes I am a German girl) and whatever you are and whoever you are, I don't care, I love you (in a platonic way of course) and please don't kill yourself just comment here if you want help from me, I try to come here everyday and look if someone replied! Thank you.... just for existing! You are making the world to a better place and I love you! Really!
93 days ago
I feel depressed. Everything checks out. I have depression.

I do think of suicide, but...its passive...all I want to do is go to sleep and not wake up. Jumping or slitting my wrists scares me. I just want to die in peace.

Is that normal?
95 days ago
I'm not depressed. I'm just an ๐Ÿ˜˜ who's full of excuses and lies about everything. There are genuinely depressed people out there who have it worse.
106 days ago
people always say that it will get better, and in my head all i can think is, ๐Ÿ˜˜ when huh? but nobody ever REALLY gives a ๐Ÿ˜˜. They try to change me and shame me for who the ๐Ÿ˜˜ i am. Its not ur ๐Ÿ˜˜ life to change
Im bi
I'm 14
I'm black
I'm a Scorpio
And I am who the ๐Ÿ˜˜ I AM...
I hate when dumb people get mad at me for who i am and who i want to be because they dont like it. and tbh im not afraid of God im not afraid of death or Satan๐Ÿ‘บ. Also y is Satan the supposed 'bad guy'? maybe he just didnt want to follow all the rules that God was forcing him to. Yea but everybody knows who u r tho,they know whats best for u by forcing u to do things that THEY ๐Ÿ˜˜ want๐Ÿคฌ. Then when u dont want to follw or listen they hate u. Well I hate them back and would kill every single one of them in a heartbeat with absolutely no remorse. Well that's me, how bout u guys๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ˜ถ๐Ÿ˜ถ
106 days ago
im 14 and i have absolutely no idea where my life is going. cutting isn't deep enough, my room window isn't high enough and i don't know what to do. tbh life just isn't worth it any more. I often ask God while I'm crying to just end all of it.I feel ashamed of who i am because i can never live up to others wishes. when i turn 18 is ant to go to the ARMY, I tell myself its because I want to serve, but deep iside the empty, bottomless hole that is my soul I know that its nothing but a suicide mission. "NOBODY EVER GIVES A ๐Ÿ•Š TILL YOURE DEAD -๐Ÿ•ŠTENTACION" ๐Ÿ˜”๐Ÿคซ
113 days ago
It is what it is, I guess - it'll get better, though, and this isn't a professional diagnosis so get one if you can. If your parents refuse to accept/believe what you're going through, they're probably toxic; tell someone else that can help you. Just talking to someone could help you, and it might help the other person too, with their own stuff.
Don't let anyone invalidate what you're feeling.
113 days ago
I am 12 and am emotionally abused by my mom. I am at my dads house right now and it is a very welcome break from her but i feel worse then i did ove rthere. I have more of an urge to hurt myself and i cry and have breakdowns way more often. I still dont know if im depressed because i can be happy a lot when im with friends and family but when im alone i break down and cry. I dont know what i did to deserve this life. My dad forced me to tell him a few days ago that i want to cut again and i could see his heart breaking it his eyes and his shaky voice. I made him a promise that i would tell him or my stepmom before i did. it was the hardest thing i have ever done. I hope no ones pain gets to the level mine is at.
119 days ago
mine probably started at 7 now im 12 i cut my self more than normal if i had cut deep and left a scar my parents would give me a talk which made me do it agan and again
119 days ago
Here we go again...
I'm still confused about me feelings.
It started, when I was 11,now I'm almost 16.
I wish, I could help ur all, but I can't even help myself.
I cut my arms in different times, now I have ugly battle scares, if ur wanna now, I don't think so, but I wanna say something about that:

Please stop hurting urselfs, it will make the things more complected, I now, it feels so good, but it's terrible.
132 days ago
I've always felt like I never wanted to live and be in this world. it's not like I can tell my parents, they never trust me.i've tried to tell my mom but all she ever said was that I was just miserable. In school, (I'm 12 y/o) if I'm late on an assignment or got a lower grade than 85 my dad verbally bullies me. saying that I should know better or I just needed to do my work better. I'm also hating my dad cause he physically abuses my sister. and then when my mom calls him off, he just says it was nothing. I have a friend whos gone through the same things as me and is getting help. she helps me. I can never trust any adult. Never. and to make it all worse, my ex bullied and harassed me cause I was bi. After him, I noticed it was pretty clear I was gay. Now I'm proud of who I am but I still wonder why i'm in this world.