What to do with my life?


Q: I don't know why I want to live, that's the problem. I don't have anything to hold on and fight for. I don't love somebody in the way I should (family not included). That is the problem. I push away people from me but, deep down, I am broken. I currently study Mechanical Engineering, after finishing my High School with 18 out of 20. And... Here I am. All alone. Sometimes, I wish I was never born. At least, I would not be lying to my mom, saying everything is ok. My life is a lie. I am not what people think I am. I don't have the mind people think I have. I am a nobody... But even a nobody needs love. I tried to use reason on my life and.. Here I am. With no ground or ceiling. Going to university tomorrow, because I have to. Somewhere along the line, I lost love and I lost myself. I am lost and broken. Too bad nobody seems to notice or care about. My bet is that someday I will meet somebody and be happy. But.. What if I am wrong or if I fail? That being said... Why do I want to stay alive? And I know you can't help me.. But I had to speak...
If I am wrong about my bet... Hope will be gone.

Symptoms:  Depression, mind, lost

A:   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: I lost my medication en route to a remote island in the Bahamas. I am gone for one week. I was on 10 mg of Paxil. I...

Q: I forgot to bring my prescription medication- an antidepressant on my trip to the Bahamas. The drug is an SSRI calle...

Q: I started taking fluoxetine yesterday, I took 40ng yesterday and 20 today but forgot to check about things like Niqui...

Q: Hi, I am really struggling, I feel like I have become completely alone, because a new psychiatrist I saw has diagnose...

Q: Hi, I recently had more depression and went into insomnia, i consulted a doctor and he adviced me for a blood test. ...


Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon