New Here. I'm 23 years old and I am a very depressed person. I have never been diagnosed with anything but am pretty sure I have been depressed since I was a child. I've had a lot of things happen to me in my life. I know that I am a good and sweet person who only wants to do the best and only wants the best but for some reason, life keeps knocking me down. My father was in and out of jail all of my life. My mother was an unemployed single mother of 3 children. We were very poor. I stayed hungry. Children made fun of me and the clothes that I wore. I kept my head on my desk in school. I did not talk to other children in school. My father was an abusive alcoholic when he was home. My father died of liver failure when I was 11. I was molested by a family member. My mother suffered from major depression and anxiety. My mother moved a man in when I was 15. He overdosed on cocaine when I was 16. My mother died (when I was 17) of an anyurism. I had a baby when I was barely 18. The child's father is now trying to get custody of him. I feel like he is winning although I do have an attorney. He has family to support his every move. I have nothing. I suffer from aniexity too. I am afraid to drive. That bothers me a whole lot. I dropped out of high school when i was 16 (Mother didnt care.) and got a job to help pay bills. I constantly feel like things are being taken from me. Some days I am ok and other days I am ready to scream, break down and cry (OR I do cry), or think about committing suicide. I am a sweet girl. I love people, children and animals. I want to get better so that I can help people like me. It's not fair to grow up in a household like I did. It's not fair when bad things happen to good people and it happens so fast that you have no chance to react or respond to it. We need to find some sort of cure for Depression and anixiety. Something that doesn't just help us Cope with our problem. We need something to rid of it for good. Good people should not have bad things happen to them. But they do happen. I wish there were a way to fix the damage done. The pain is usually so deep when we finally get help, that its so difficult to make things better again. What if we could figure out some sort of way? I'm tired of thinking I am Shit when I know that I am a good person.