Top 10 Reasons People Become Depressed

I personally know people who struggle with depression, and they tell me their stories. This list is based off their stories, and my own personal knowledge about depression.

The Top Ten

1 They feel alone

No one liking you, fake friends, and your lonely relationship status can fall into this category. - yaygiants16

I've barely made any friends since I moved and can hardly socialize. I want to talk to someone in person, but just can't bring myself to meet new people.

I like being alone, but being depressed and dying alone is the worst thing for a depressed person

Yep! That's common. I've been single for so long

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2 They have too much stress

If you are stressed out, most likely you are going to become depressed one way or another. - yaygiants16

Now Number 3 8/10/16 they lost hope in themself now I have lost hope and have depression but the main reason why was stress I could not work becuase of stress stress made me stupid stress made me hate school but school is the building of stress why am I saying stress so much

I get so much stress but I don’t get depressed

3 They got sexually assaulted

Yes, being sexually assaulted can be extremely mentally damaging... I'm not exactly sure how people can get depression because of this... Depression is constantly feeling that you're alone, sad, and that nothing will ever get better.

4 They lost hope in themself

Feeling fat, stupid, or ugly can fall into this category. - yaygiants16

This is how I got severe depression...

5 They are getting bullied

You can absolutely get bullied to the point to depression, sometimes even death. - yaygiants16

Yes! DO NOT BULLY! It can also cause suicide

I get bullied a lot and I'm usually punished for defending myself.-DarkBoi-X

That's the main reason I became depressed. 😢Though there are some other reasons. - Catlover2004

6 They feel they suck at life

No, you don't suck at life - TwilightKitsune

7 They have been exposed of their worst sin
8 Their friend or relative passed away

Eventually, you will get over their death, but in the meantime, you have a justified reason to be depressed. - yaygiants16

9 Not successful in school
10 The people around them are depressed

The Contenders

11 Unemployment
12 They have poor sleep habits

School, school, school, it causes us depression.

I do... It takes 1-4 hours for me to fall asleep every night. Plus, I wake up several times a night and usually can’t fall asleep. - Hermione_Granger220

13 Their favorite television show ended
14 Best friend left

Actually, I had to leave my best friend... I moved a year and a half ago and haven’t seen her since. - Hermione_Granger220

15 Trying to be emo

Not all emo's are depressed.

16 Too much debt
17 They're treated as less deserving than everyone else

Here is a good example. I wasn't even interested in relationships at first, my first plan in life being to live as a single adoptive parent. But early on I come to discover I'm seen, for medical reasons, as legally unworthy to adopt. This set everything else in motion that puts me in my current situation. - UndaDaSea

18 Getting insulted or insulting someone for a small mistake

True. A kid insulted another a few days ago then he looked sad. Why

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