advice and support

  1. 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...
  2. 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
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. M

    (I feel that I may have some sort of Disorder)

    :low: Hi Everybody, Hope You are all having an amazing time. :) However I have to vent on this forum, For almost one year I have felt the unimaginable lows involved with Depression, I've had this obsession with Manic Depression, Like I need to have it due to the highs But Anyways, I've noticed...
  13. V

    Has Anyone Else had ECT?

    I have bi-polar depression with psychosis, anxiety, PTSD, and night terrors. I spend most of my time in a serious state of depression and anxiety. The last few months I have been hospitalized multiple times, and I started ECT while inpatient back in August. After a course of three treatments a...
  14. V

    New to the Site and Seeking Help

    I have just registered with this site, in fact its my first time seeking help from an online community. I hope this is a place where I can get some answers, I hope that doesn't seem selfish. I am not currently diagnosed with schizophrenia, I am diagnosed with bi-polar with psychotic episodes...
  15. S

    I Didn't throw in a life ring, I jumped in.

    I'm tired. I've had a friend for almost about a year now, and in that year we've grown closer than I have with any of my other friends. I don't regret it, our closeness. However, she's had mental health struggles since the beginning of our friendship and my literal attachment to her has grown...
  16. S

    Is there anyway I can get my brother to tell me what he really feels?

    My brother is 26 and has paranoid schizophrenia, however he is not aware of it. He is constantly paranoid about his co-workers and friends planning things behind his back. He jumps job-to-job and doesn't speak to many people and no longer attends any family functions or events. There has been...
  17. J

    Anxiety, how timing made my life crumble...

    My Story, I had anxiety from early in my teens i used to visit the doctors with stomach pains often that they wrote off as IBS... I always knew it was more than that even though i'd barely been bullied but i had moments where i'd feel overly panicked over minor things. I've been diagnosed with...
  18. L

    Depressed Ex-Boyfriend

    As you can see from the title this is about my depressed Ex-Boyfriend. I am going to give you some background information and I am hoping that if anyone is going through this like me, had gone through this or can give me something to help me out that would be wonderful. I am a young person. I...
  19. M

    First Forum Entry - My experience with Anxiety/Depression - Anyone out there?

    First Forum Entry - My experience with Anxiety/Depression - Anyone out there? My name is Margaret and this is my first ever forum entry. I've spent many nights reading these great posts and I was hoping to join in and ask for some help of my own. I don't know where to start, and I don't want...
  20. H

    Weird sensation, how to get through it/focus??

    Hey, Background: (feel free to skip this!) So I got my diagnosis of 'mixed' personality disorder last year (this apparently means that I have traits from all three clusters, but the ones the people treating me wanted to focus on were BPD and OCPD). I've also been diagnosed with a LOT of...