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Single, Lonely, Depressed, and I just don't know why

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So I've been single my whole life, about eighteen years, and it's certainly not been fun. But to make things worse I have depression.
I always seem to hit it off with a girl and things seem great and it seems like she likes me and I like her so all seems good and well. Then I'll ask her out or even stop and tell her how much I care about her, and nothing. She looks at me like I'm a nutter, that whole, "Wait, eww, you expected me to like you?" Completely shot down and denied. The thing in itself seems odd looking at it from societal point of views; I'm handsome(or so I've been told), I'm smart, I don't smoke or get drunk, I've got a world of possibilities before me. Even from the personal(I'm not sure what phrase to use there, like a good personality and all)view; I'm compassionate, I care, I'm a Christian man, I seem like a good person. But no matter what I have never had a single girl who likes me. No one has shown any interest at all, most of the times they just ignore me or push me aside even after they seemed to be into me for so long. No one has shown the slightest care. Ever.
And it hurts.
I constantly wonder if maybe there's really something wrong with me that people hate. Something I can't see and no one will tell me about. Which with the thought adds to the depression I already suffer from due to other issues and I find myself in a really dark place where I wonder why no one cares about me at all and if it would just be better for me if I went away or ended it because it wouldn't have any affect on anyone else and it'd at least end my pain. Pain coming from the idea that I'm always going to be alone in life, like I won't ever find the girl I love, who loves me. Feels like my chest is going to cave in and I can barely breathe because I feel like there's never going to be anyone there for me. Something in my stomach trying to claw it's way out.
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replied April 9th, 2012
Tell me about it, it ain't no fun being single, because you feel like your missing out on so much. Depression isn't fun and I know that, but you know what you have to ask yourself is this all that you have to appreciate in life? Stop first off, get rid of all that negative thoughts and think positive! There so much girls, and perhaps you have to ask yourself are you looking at the right bunch of girls? Maybe your negative thoughts is what keeps you away from the people, your so indulge in hating yourself that you don't make some room for loving yourself? Trust me honey, we all think like that, we all had thoughts where we could have gone away or would it be better if i wasn't here. You will just end up hurting people who are really close to you. There will be someone there for you, but it's always better to let things out, honey. You gotta take care of yourself first before you CAN take care of someone else. I tell people sometimes in order to live a happy life is to make it seem like your living a happy life, so tell yourself constantly that you are happy, and watch when your happy everyone else around you will be happy.
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