Depression Question

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How do you get through and be productive if your desire to try is gone and you feel nothing?

I have lost my desire to live. I'm not suicidal, but thoughts of my death sits on my mind like a jack in the box waiting to spring into action.
I am unemployed and with financial struggles, feel the pressure of getting a job overwhelming. i feel like I'm not able to commit to anything because I will fail. My depression takes over, my body hurts and I'm not able to get out of bed. I would just end up losing whatever job I… read more

posted 10 months ago by A MyDepressionTeam User

@A MyDepressionTeam User,

There is nothing anyone can say to comfort people like us. I'm sure you've experienced that also. People have good intentions,… read more

posted about 2 months ago

This is exactly my experience, except I finally found a job that I enjoy most days. People are the key for me. Sometimes just a smile or a kind word… read more

posted about 1 month ago

I completely go there myself. I had a very bad couple of days last week and it makes everything so much harder. Sometimes I have to keep telling myself… read more

posted about 1 month ago

Oh man, all of this rings so true! I just feel empty and hollow. I take my meds and exercise but most days I just want to be in bed. It's like I don't… read more

posted about 1 month ago

I think only those who have dealt with or are dealing with depression can understand this feeling. I have described it as feeling like if I got hit by a… read more

posted about 1 month ago

Yes, I can relate to all of you. It’s just really hard to get motivated to do anything for me. Every time I meet with my therapist I have all these… read more

posted about 1 month ago

Same here at the moment,but now that i hear that i'm not alone in this,i will surely try harder to be a good mum to my two beautiful kids and try to be… read more

posted about 1 month ago

That sure hit home!

posted about 1 month ago

@A MyDepressionTeam User I feel like you do. I talk to my therapist about what I want to do and then I do nothing. I am going on 61 and I have lost the… read more

edited, originally posted about 1 month ago

I really believe they do not truly understand. I don't think anyone can understand unless they have this illness. Two good wake up calls, I hope, with… read more

posted about 1 month ago
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