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  1. B

    How to handle school work and anxiety.

    Hi, I've been dealing with anxiety most of my life, but it started getting really bad a couple years ago. It really negatively impacts my ability to get my work done, and the past few years I've been struggling in classes because I cant manage to turn things in on time or sometimes even start...
  2. R

    Did my psychologist properly inform me about lithium? Advice

    Hello, I was recently placed on lithium by my psychologist. She told me about how great lithium was, that it got a bad rap, and how it was better compared to *insert a bi-polar medication you've never heard of*. When I asked her about side effects the first time she listed positive side effects...
  3. J

    suicide related questions! Need help!

    HELP! I have so many questions I need answered right now. If you have ever been suicidal or expierenced a love ones suicide attempt, I need to hear from you. If you have ever had a negative experience with the police when you were just trying to do the right thing, I need to hear from you? What...
  4. S

    Always the one asking in a friendship need advice!

    Was wondering if it's a bad thing to always be the one communicating first in a friendship. Any advice or other people experiences are welcome. Thank you
  5. B

    Why am I so obsessive over things?

    Hey everyone. Not sure if this is OCD related or not but this seemed like the most fitting forum to post this in. I've begun to notice that I've always been obsessive over things, people, music, food, pretty much anything I found a huge interest in. I've been like this all my life. I've spoken...
  6. B

    20 years old, need serious advice

    I’m a 20 year old male who needs some real practical advice. I’ve spent about 3-4 years in almost total isolation. I have no friends and very little family. I’ve never attended a birthday party, or went out drinking with anyone. (I don’t drink btw). Recently my parents are beginning to...
  7. B

    New relationship anxiety

    I am a 18 yo high school girl. One week ago I have met a guy on the Internet. He is 4 years older and we get along really well. We are really alike and it seemed like we both wanted to start a relationship, so... we did. It felt really nice to flirt with him and we have so much in common. But...
  8. Cochise

    Noisy Neighbours and Anxiety

    Hi all, I'm sorry if this post is repetitive and long I just really need some advice with noisy neighbours we've had move in. How do you complain or go about resolving the fact that your neighbours are noisy by nature? After living next to a small quiet family for many years, we've had in...
  9. PurpleDaffodils

    Dealing with the anniversary of a traumatic event?

    I was officially diagnosed with PTSD within the last year from an abusive relationship I was in almost two years ago now. I was in the relationship for 5 years which included manipulation, emotional, paychological, financial, sexual and threat of physical abuse. I started noticing my depression...
  10. sdenney

    Newly diagnosed and desperate for advice.

    Hi. About 8 weeks ago I left my GF of 11 years and have been constantly suicidal and regretful. This lead me to therapy which then led me to a diagnosis of BPD. I’m really struggling day to day with the constant dread, sadness and suicidal thoughts that seem to haunt me constantly. I’m...
  11. Urban Hermit

    Best ways to support someone you care about x

    Hi all, I just want to try and show I care, I've been doing loads of reading to learn and understand BPD the best i can. Any advise from friends, family or BPD affected people. Thanks X
  12. A

    My take on my own BPD experiances

    Hi all I am new here and just wanted to post a link to my facebook page. I have created it to show my perspective of BPD and how it affects me. Comments and feedback are more than welcome. If I can help someone or bring a better understanding to BPD then that would be awesome. Thanks for reading...
  13. M

    My dad makes me feel depressed and suicidal

    New here. My name is Madi and I’m on here because I don’t really have anyone to talk to about this. For the past few years I’ve been getting not nice comments from my dad. It started off as comments about my weight. When I would eat (even if it was healthy) he would look at me and say stuff like...
  14. CherryBlack

    I need abandonment/relationship/why do I ruin every relationship I have ever had advice.

    Hi. This will be a long one I think, so let me thank you in advance of you even get through it. I met a guy and fell head over heels immediately. We drove in fast, but there was an issue where he recently got out of a relationship with a cheating ex girlfriend he still lived with. We were...
  15. S

    Please someone help me :(

    Am new to the forums but somewhat glad I have come across this website. In fact, if I am being honest this is my first time sharing what I must go through every day. So, I am glad that I can at least let people know what I go through and just paint a vivid image in their head of my sad...
  16. L

    Sad/angry and confused?

    Hey guys! I'm extremely new to this and possibly trying these forums out to see if anyone can help me before I go see a doctor. To start off I'd like to say I am a 21 year old female who has had depression and anxiety for some time. I'd like to estimate around age 13 to present I am a recluse I...
  17. L

    I don’t know what to do

    Hi I’ve never used one of these before so like I’m probably just going to word vomit everything out so here it goes. So I’ve been trying to work but my anxiety got worse after working at a retail job for just two days. I’ve worked in retail and the food industry before when I was like a bit...
  18. P

    Father of my boyfriend gave inappropiate touch

    Hello, I need some advice on how to handle a difficult situation. My boyfriend and I have been a couple for more than 5 years and we get along very well. We are crazy in love with each other and plan to spend the rest of our lives together. On one day we went food shopping with my boyfriend's...
  19. U

    Do I have depression? Or am I overthinking things?

    Hey everyone, I've wanted to seek some professional insight for a while now, but I can't bring myself to go to the doctor. I was hoping that someone could give me some indication of whether I am really suffering from depression, or if I'm confusing it with something else. I'm currently a...
  20. A

    What should I do?

    I’ve been seeing a new counsellor regularly since summer this year and I’ve recently recognised that I’ve grown really attached to him. I’ve never been one to open up to anyone, i always kept things from family and generally dealt with my problems internally and through self harm. Over time...