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anxiety

  1. TinyStar

    I want to disappear

    I keep getting this overwhelming urge to just go somewhere far away from everyone i know. I want to run and disappear. It's not because i am in any immediate danger or anything. I am just sick of being here and feel like i would be better off away from everyone and everything i know. I feel like...
  2. K

    Thoughts appreciated

    I’m not okay. I’m tired. I’m tired of myself. I’m tired of the things my mind says to me all the time. I’m tired of my mind telling me I’m ugly so I should keep my head down. Im tired of telling my family and friends I don’t want to take pictures because I look disgusting. I’m tired of looking...
  3. K

    Looking For Worries?

    Hi, I’m not 100% sure how to explain this, but here goes. Basically I am always actively (or most probably subconsciously) looking for something to worry about. I think this is because I’m SO used to worrying about everything, so when I come to a point where I actually feel okay, it feels so...
  4. B

    Severe social anxiety when not on benzo's

    Im hoping someone out there has or is experiencing what I am. While I wouldn't wish anyone else to deal with what Im dealing with, I cant seem to get any solutions so I hoping this site can help with that. Basically when Im not on a benzo, im currently prescribed 3mg of extended release xanax...
  5. I

    Excuse not to go on company party with new team

    Hello, I work a couple of years in a company that organizes company parties once a month. I was on such event once when i started my job (just to see what it looks like). Since then i didn't participate, because i just feel uncomfortable while being in crowds of people, especially...
  6. H

    Need advice

    A little about me...I'm 47 year olds, recently diagnosed with bipolar 2 disorder after years of being treated for chronic depression. I also have ADHD and mild to moderate anxiety. I'm the mother of two teenagers with similar medical conditions. I would like to have other peoples take on a...
  7. U

    Friends turned their backs and loneliness and anxiety hit

    tl;dr: some of my best friends turned their back on me which led me down a vicious cycle of anxiety, loneliness and insecurity. Hello world. I am a 2nd year university student. A couple months back, I moved into a house with a couple people. People I was close to in 1st year of uni and as a...
  8. L

    Other help on the NHS?

    i am getting to a point where i am ready to give up on getting better. I have been diagnosed with depression and anxiety for about 7 years now, but I had depression for nearly 12 years and anxiety for around 8 years. From when I was first diagnosed with depression and anxiety, I was put on...
  9. F

    Really Struggling Currently

    my anxiety is causing me barrels of fear. as of today i’ve been struggling with being out of my head(like i’m not me , just living in my body), for 4 months. i really am tempted to give up :( . i’m in constant pain (headaches and chest pain). i feel lost in life .. anyone else been through/going...
  10. M

    Jobs?

    I have enough mental and physical problems to go around. If I'm not too sad and feel like an actual weight is sitting in my chest, I'm too sore to move. I have fibromyalgia and it makes things difficult. I have so many weird symptoms and aches and pains. I even have a condition called allodynia...
  11. A

    adhd & anxiety/depression & dissociative episodes

    i want to connect with other people on here who have similar problems. i get bad sensory overload and am extremely sensitive to / stressed out by a lot of stimuli and physical sensations (smells, clothes with tags, other kinds of clothes/tightness, specific fabrics, tags, certain socks, certain...
  12. E

    Bad anxiety and completely stuck in life

    Hi guys, I’ve gone through a lot stuff in my young life and I just wanted to ask for some opinions and advice on this forum. Lately my anxiety is very bad. It’s on a level that I think that it can’t be worse. 3 years ago it completely took over my life. Ever since I’m struggling with it. I’ve...
  13. alliecat

    21 y/o, can't meet anyone new.

    hi. i'm a 21 year old female who has been suffering with basically all of the anxiety disorders since i was a pre-teen. because of this, i don't have many friends and i don't do a lot in daily life. i have one best friend who has been my best friend since we were nine years old and the only...
  14. O

    OCD and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Hello. I was just wondering if Cognitive Behavioral Therapy has helped anybody here? I'm currently in therapy and that is the path we are taking, but it takes a lot of brain power and causes a lot of intense anxiety filled moments in my day. I feel like between that, and my medications, it is...
  15. 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...
  16. F

    Husband Anxiety and OCD

    Hi, This is a strange one, but what I've learnt about anxiety is that anyone can develop an anxiety to anything. My wife and I for years enjoyed a healthy sex life. She would sometimes come on to me and I would do the same. Until 8 months ago she was diagnosed with viginal erosion. So sex was...
  17. T

    I feel like I'm going to loose everything

    Hi guys, So i'm not very good at explaining things but I'm going to try and give it a go! I'm going through a bit of a catch 22 at the moment where i'm feeling like i'm stuck in the same cycle and cant break through it, however i am sure that my condition is deteriorating. I suffer with...
  18. P

    rambling about myself

    hello ! this is long and i honestly don't expect anyone to read it all, i just wanted to let it all out i'm not 100% sure why i'm here, i just want to talk about my problems anonymously i guess. that, and opening up to my therapist is taking longer than i had expected. i don't think i want to...
  19. A

    Medication advice please!

    Hi all, I'm new here and I need some advice. I was on Lexapro for GAD for 10 years, and over all it worked well for me, when I would have a blip the doctors would increase my dosage which always seemed to work. Last Christmas I had a huge breakdown, and the doctor thought Lexapro might have run...
  20. D

    Too awkward to hold calls in the house. What should I do to fix this?

    So I have a kind of difficult mom. Basically, when I was growing up she would listen in (eavesdrop) on my phone calls and then make criticisms after I was done speaking. IDK, things like "stop saying 'um' that much, it sounds bad." Surprise surprise many years later I am now unable to...
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