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    • BPDevil's Avatar
      12-12-18, 22:57
      i like having a favourite person he completes me
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    • HedgeCobra's Avatar
      12-12-18, 22:53
      Hi there, I'm new to the forum, I'm looking to gain some knowledge about my condition and share my experiences with others. The main thing that has literally been on my mind for a long time now is the hearing voices thing. I had a psychotic episode around 15 years ago, never heard voices....
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    • BPDevil's Avatar
      12-12-18, 22:50
      i hope not
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    • BPDevil's Avatar
      12-12-18, 22:46
      if you force yourself to die it hurts more than if you die naturally
      27 replies | 578 view(s)
    • Yazhiva's Avatar
      12-12-18, 22:43
      First of all, hello! I'm new to the forum and really just wanted to see if there was anyone with similar experiences who have any advice. I did do a quick search but most results seem to be related to depression. I've had anxiety (with varying levels of severity) since I was 18, and I'm nearly 25...
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    • HedgeCobra's Avatar
      12-12-18, 22:36
      Hi there, As someone who's been through a lot of different medications, I'm now just on Lithium and it seems to be doing the trick. I was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder during a 9 month stay in hospital. Of which I was sectioned numerous times. Put on medications I had no say in....
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    • BPDevil's Avatar
      12-12-18, 22:27
      you shouldn't get a girlfriend just because all your friends have one and this whole pressure to be in a relationship, you should work on yourself first if your past and anxiety still affects you that it's taken a toll on your well being, focusing on what everyone else is doing would drain the...
      2 replies | 21 view(s)
    • qwerty1234's Avatar
      12-12-18, 22:14
      I thought I was over depression after starting my antidepressant but it is a little back again, so sharing with you makes me feel a tiny bit better. I just feel like crap today... I can't identify any source
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    • BPDevil's Avatar
      12-12-18, 22:11
      alright mate not everyone has to write an essay on every thread
      9 replies | 98 view(s)
    • ericj's Avatar
      12-12-18, 21:57
      It looks like anything can turn into a problem! Ive a number of the above troubling me now. Worst for me is my inability to get comfortable and just relax. i don't know how to make it stop!
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    • PeopleRtheWalkingDead2me's Avatar
      12-12-18, 21:57
      The advice above that Inconsiderate gave you is right on target. I can tell you, as a guy, from my experience that many very beautiful looking women only have their looks going for them. The old saying: "Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder." is exactly true. Don't know how to exactly explain it...
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    • Tabby 88's Avatar
      12-12-18, 21:53
      Tabby 88 replied to a thread SO stressed in Depression Forum
      Do you live alone George? Bills i am ok with right now but i am worried about the future as i am not working and cannot see a time soon where i could work. I am happy enough at home and the cat keeps me company. Family are ok but i don't see many of them because i have been through years of...
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    • write's Avatar
      12-12-18, 21:49
      I did ask this week when I got my meds (on weekly prescriptions) and pharmacy had some but couldn't guarantee enough to change med back again for now. Will see next week. Not sure how Clomipramine is going, feel binging out of control and not doing very well but wasn't before this either...
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    • write's Avatar
      12-12-18, 21:46
      Hi Mayflower, I've recently found out I should have been moved from contribution based to income based ESA a few years ago. I was on IB from 2009 then can't remember when got moved onto ESA. I've been on wrong (too low) rate of ESA for a while. They've taken a while to rectify it but I should now...
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    • ericj's Avatar
      12-12-18, 21:41
      Feeling alone and cut-off is a part of my own anxiety. it is the worst for me. our technology and the way many of us live has caused us to become more isolated from each other. I think things would be easier for me if I had more people to talk to, probably for you also. still, there are many who...
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    • Mayflower7's Avatar
      12-12-18, 21:40
      Hi, Welcome to the forum I agree with the other posters, best to check it's not the meds causing the outbursts. His CPN/team will be able to teach you how to deal with his outbursts. Just keep safe at all times. Best not to engage in conversation when he's having the outbursts, ignore or walk...
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    • Mayflower7's Avatar
      12-12-18, 21:30
      Hi, You can get suicidal thoughts from this drug, it's best to see your dr asap. Don't just stop the drug, take medical advice.
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    • Jonathan_P's Avatar
      12-12-18, 21:26
      I think it's highly unlikely that the drug itself would make you have suicidal thoughts.
      5 replies | 57 view(s)
    • Mayflower7's Avatar
      12-12-18, 21:24
      Hi, Welcome to the forum I'm sorry your struggling right now, social anxiety is quite common. It is good your trying to be social, do you feel low in mood? You really should see your GP/dr and tell them about your lack of motivation etc. Therapy can help with social anxiety ask your dr to...
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    • natalie's Avatar
      12-12-18, 21:22
      Hi Evening Folks, Since after I happened to have washed and restyled my hair, so I am irritiblity wise feeling much much better, I'll be able to happily to enjoy musicals and music listening and knitting combined, for the during and remainder of this evening. Best Regards All.
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    • Mayflower7's Avatar
      12-12-18, 21:20
      Hi, If your team think you might be safer in hospital, they might admit you. Hope you feel better very soon. Take care
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    • Mayflower7's Avatar
      12-12-18, 21:18
      Hi Natalie, Thank you very much indeed for your post, I to like listening to different types of music. It does help to calm me. I just hope I don't get moved onto universal credit. Take care
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    • natalie's Avatar
      12-12-18, 21:17
      Hi Evening Folks, In terms of my irritible conditions, I happened to have washed and restyled my hair this evening, it's feeling very much fresher, and I am less irritible, in fact, I'm very well now. At the moment, and from a point of time, my psorasis had become quite bad. I'll be...
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    • Funnyday's Avatar
      12-12-18, 21:01
      I'm up to part 2 question 16 of the form. So I'm taking a beer break. I think that there is three quetions left.
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    • burt tomato's Avatar
      12-12-18, 20:10
      Thanks fancyharm. I read a quote online - 'Confuse them with your silence, shock them with your actions' - That is apt for me in this situation.
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    • Fancyharm's Avatar
      12-12-18, 20:02
      Good luck with it all Burt, I am thinking of you. I have been there and know how confusing it can be having to give up a job. Keep talking to us on here, I really hope it is helping you to work things out, the forum has helped me a lot.
      46 replies | 664 view(s)
    • Fancyharm's Avatar
      12-12-18, 19:52
      You are not crazy, anxiety is perfectly natural and what keeps you safe in a situation that you may need to run from. Anxiety will not hurt you, I know how terrible it can feel. Basically after a tense situation or period of time of worry, anxiety will still be around when it is not necessary. I...
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    • Shannieshannxo's Avatar
      12-12-18, 19:43
      Not a clue though what would happen will I end up in hospital
      3 replies | 36 view(s)
    • burt tomato's Avatar
      12-12-18, 19:42
      I am worried about leaving them in the lurch whilst boss is on holiday. Assuming I get a sick note from the doc, if he writes schizophrenia on it, presumably that will scare them off given most people's reaction.
      46 replies | 664 view(s)
    • natalie's Avatar
      12-12-18, 19:33
      natalie replied to a thread How to Lose Weight! <3 in Wellbeing
      Hi R_Sxo, I hope you are just about well. R ecently owing to low pressure and type and temperature of weat her, and health problems, I have been having very moderate - severe irritiblity. Now the following day after when this occurrs, and as long as I don't have any volunteering booked,...
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    • Cfcsonster's Avatar
      12-12-18, 19:30
      Hi, I have been suffering from quite a lot of problems in the last couple of years, that I will get into later. Just to introduce myself a little, I had a pretty rough childhood, my dad left, my two stepdads were horrid. A couple of years ago I started getting some pretty bad thoughts that I...
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    • natalie's Avatar
      12-12-18, 19:29
      Hi Mayflower, I do wholeheartedly understand how very anxious and scared stiff, anxiety wise you must be, and I am just wondering to help take those pressures off slightly, so that you don't feel on edge too much, could you possibly (not when form filling in obviously) try listening to music...
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    • George10111's Avatar
      12-12-18, 19:20
      George10111 replied to a thread SO stressed in Depression Forum
      I'm really stressed out too. I've got bills that are more expensive then I can afford, parents that I feel hate me and are disappointed in me that want me out of their life, house is falling apart, health is falling apart, and I ponder suicide. I'm not putting a pity on myself I'm just saying...
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    • Poopy Doll's Avatar
      12-12-18, 19:18
      The librarian said as soon as their copy of Big Little Lies comes back in, they will call me.
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    • mowhead's Avatar
      12-12-18, 19:16
      mowhead I often upset people put it can be part of our ;ondition we don't always realise we are doing it. in the real world I have trouble understanding body language and just keep talking
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    • Poopy Doll's Avatar
      12-12-18, 19:13
      Hi Tiltawhirl !! I'm so glad you decided to post in a general audience. I've not seen you writing like this. I love book recommendations. I call my library and they get it for me. I will definitely ask for these two books you have written about herein. The last book I read was The Five People...
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    • George10111's Avatar
      12-12-18, 19:10
      I have bad social anxiety and had a rough 3-4 years right after high school bouncing from job to job, literally everyone except a few hated me at these jobs. I worked very hard and I'm not talking myself up but because I didn't 'get it' or fit in with the social cues I was utterly despised....
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    • Mayflower7's Avatar
      12-12-18, 18:58
      Hi, Welcome to the forum Please see a therapist for some therapy, it might help you to think differently. You've been thru a traumatic experience this probably triggered your health anxiety. Your not crazy at all, Drs shouldn't make you feel that way. Never heard of the burnt toast thing and...
      3 replies | 31 view(s)
    • Mayflower7's Avatar
      12-12-18, 18:52
      Hi Lu, It's nice your going to try to be positive, it worked for me. You can do this, we'll be here to support you. Take care
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    • Poopy Doll's Avatar
      12-12-18, 18:51
      In this day and age of instant gratification, it is still wise to WAIT. Just simply wait. If he really wants you, he'll be back. He has specifically asked for space for himself. If you care about him, give the man what he needs. So get busy doing stuff to take your mind off this.
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    • natalie's Avatar
      12-12-18, 18:51
      Hi, Folks, About time too, my o riignal head boil problems, are now infection and pain freerer, I'm very well. I had a touch of sinuses up, I thought I would trial without a hat on today, in terms of my boil, (s), however, I was wrong, my sinuses then came up fur ther back in at home,...
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    • Mayflower7's Avatar
      12-12-18, 18:50
      Hi, I'm sorry how this is affecting you, it's good you told the CMHT. They will be able to support and treat you. You haven't hurt anyone and it's very unlikely you will, I wouldn't worry about the police. Take care
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    • mowhead's Avatar
      12-12-18, 18:44
      mowhead sucide dosent work ive tried many times chase a dream that could work at least talk to the Samaritans.
      4 replies | 65 view(s)
    • Poopy Doll's Avatar
      12-12-18, 18:40
      Also, Sydney, instead of asking him if he loves me, I just say, "I love you Bruce" and he has to respond, "I love you more". He just came up with that response. I didn't tell him to say it. And this is more positive than asking, "Do you love me ?" This is a nice exchange in the middle of the day...
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    • Poopy Doll's Avatar
      12-12-18, 18:34
      Well, you already know that you need to get out of the house. Pick up a camera and go places where you can take pictures. Volunteer to help with animals or children. But get out. I use to always ask my bf, "Are you mad at me??" My mother use to always be mad at me. So this is a leftover. I had...
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    • Mischief's Avatar
      12-12-18, 18:32
      Hi SarahV. It's really great you are seeking support with this difficulties. In these situations it's also really important to look after yourself extra well given the stress you'll be experiencing with what's happening. Your fiancÚ sounds as if he is really lucky to have you in his life. How...
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    • Shannieshannxo's Avatar
      12-12-18, 18:08
      Okay so I told my CMHT that I’ve been having visions hallucinations of attacking killing my ex boyfriend and they have done a safe guarding assessment and told the police and CMHT asked me how likely I was to do it an if I would travel to go there I said no and I doubt I would travel and I’m not...
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    • Poopy Doll's Avatar
      12-12-18, 17:56
      Hi Fairy Lu. So nice to see you on here. Yes, when people get really old like 90, they can't deal with all the pressures of life and need conversations to be positive and stress free. My Aunt Molly was ninety something and she was like a mother to me. But she couldn't deal with my...
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    • Poopy Doll's Avatar
      12-12-18, 17:44
      It could be the medication/drugs he is on. Does he even need these drugs since his original problem was recreational drugs ?? Has anyone bothered to see what he is like without any drugs ??
      3 replies | 36 view(s)
    • Poopy Doll's Avatar
      12-12-18, 17:40
      Poopy Doll replied to a thread status in Anxiety Forum
      Something I always meant to do was take an assertiveness training course. Positive assertiveness takes care of shyness and poor self esteem.
      1 replies | 14 view(s)
    • Jonathan_P's Avatar
      12-12-18, 17:37
      Hi Andrew. Nice to meet you. To me it seems like you're coping really well. I've had problems with my Dad as well. (For instance every time I talked about being a successful Entrepreneur he would say I would never amount to anything - and so I used to go upstairs and cry.) Thankfully, though,...
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    • qwerty1234's Avatar
      12-12-18, 16:37
      qwerty1234 started a thread status in Anxiety Forum
      I think a lot of my angst comes from stuff about status and values and what I consider meaningful and good and enjoyable and in good taste. I was trained by my mother to be modest and also a good student, I think it manifests itself in low self esteem and getting bullied and being a little shy.
      1 replies | 14 view(s)
    • Tabby 88's Avatar
      12-12-18, 16:36
      I was worried you might say that. I'm sorry. I don't know your situation and we are two different people so please don't let that affect your decision. I only know that i have been through those experiences with them and so i would never ask again. I actually don't ever want to go in because it was...
      6 replies | 70 view(s)
    • Tabby 88's Avatar
      12-12-18, 16:29
      Maybe because you haven't earned for longer than me, you had a letter. Are you on income related esa now? Soon we will all be on UC and this won't matter, but on IR ESA, they can move you on to UC, but on contribution based, that is not happening yet where i live. It seems pointless not to...
      11 replies | 148 view(s)
    • westponka's Avatar
      12-12-18, 16:18
      westponka replied to a thread Hey guys! :) in Introduce Yourself
      welcome to the forum mam! anxeity forum is the right choice for you.
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    • westponka's Avatar
      12-12-18, 16:16
      i think general anxiety is the right area!
      2 replies | 133 view(s)
    • Fairy Lucretia's Avatar
      12-12-18, 15:27
      hi ,remember dreams aren't real and cannot hurt us x try not to worry about the bingeing ,especially this time of year sending lots of love and good wishes to you love Lu x
      3 replies | 66 view(s)
    • qwerty1234's Avatar
      12-12-18, 14:57
      I get so excited talking about telepathy, thank you so much! I love social neuroscience and neuroscience of, say, politics and groups. It will give us more insight into old questions such as whether there is free will or whether we are like carbon robots. I definitely think we are like wifi.
      4 replies | 48 view(s)
    • qwerty1234's Avatar
      12-12-18, 14:41
      There are some ways in which living with parents makes me feel secure, I am lonely and he doesn't reject me personally, just behaviorally and is controlling and stressful. I am still angry with him for being so irresponsible towards us when I was younger and being unilateral and immature. I...
      3 replies | 48 view(s)
    • Fairy Lucretia's Avatar
      12-12-18, 14:39
      hi ,is there anyway you can take little breaks from the family during the day? that is what i do i couldn't spend all day with my own family let alone somebody elses x try and remember it is only 4 days and they will pass quite quickly ,let us know how you get on love fairy Lu x
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    • Fairy Lucretia's Avatar
      12-12-18, 14:36
      hi welcome to the forum ,i hope somebody reads this and can help you you are very welcome here love Lu x
      3 replies | 31 view(s)
    • Fairy Lucretia's Avatar
      12-12-18, 14:33
      Fairy Lucretia replied to a thread Medication in Depression Forum
      hi ,i hope your GP appointment is helpful ,welcome to the forum please let us know how you get on,love fairy Lu x
      1 replies | 32 view(s)
    • Fairy Lucretia's Avatar
      12-12-18, 14:30
      Fairy Lucretia replied to a thread Alimt in Introduce Yourself
      hi it sounds like you have been through a lot i hope things improve for you welcome to the forum love from fairy Lu x
      1 replies | 25 view(s)
    • Mayflower7's Avatar
      12-12-18, 13:06
      I was on incapacity benefit from about 2009, then went onto ESA in 2011. I did work previously. I have been in the support group ever since.
      11 replies | 148 view(s)
    • Mischief's Avatar
      12-12-18, 12:40
      Hi Shelleypee86 If you're feeling unsafe it is really important that you let someone know as soon as possible and it's useful to tell them why you're feeling unsafe if you can. Your CPN is a good person to tell, as is your GP. You could also meet the CPN with someone you trust or write them a...
      6 replies | 70 view(s)
    • qwerty1234's Avatar
      12-12-18, 12:17
      I don't have values against living with my parents I guess.
      3 replies | 48 view(s)
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