anxiety

  1. N

    How to overcome anxiety when around people.

    So I have social anxiety, but not of fear of the public, I can talk to strangers fine, and I can do presentations and public speaking without a problem. My anxiety comes from really low self esteem where I find that spending time with people is difficult unless it’s my family. I particularly...
  2. 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...
  3. M

    terrified of cancer..

    Hello, i’m going to try to keep this short! I am a 21 year old male, i am also a newley father to a 7 month old girl, and i have a stay at home job on the computer. Im 155 pounds and 6 feet tall, and have a shitty diet that has a lot of processed meats, but the last few months i have cut down on...
  4. C

    20 y/o in college and social anxiety is tearing my life apart

    Yeah so my life is in scrambles right now please someone help me out or at least tell me they relate to what I'm going through. I guess to try to give some background to understand my situation: I've been dealing with social anxiety for years. It used to be so bad in high school that I pretty...
  5. T

    Need relationship advice

    Hi everyone, I’m not sure this is the right forum to post this but it would be wonderful to get some insight and advice. My boyfriend and I have been together for three-and-a-half years. We are best friends, understand one another and love each other very much. But we are at a crossroads...
  6. T

    Boyfriend with agoraphobia, panic disorder, social anxiety, anxiety

    Hi everyone, I’m not sure this is the right forum to post this but it would be wonderful to get some insight and advice. My boyfriend and I have been together for three-and-a-half years. We are best friends, understand one another and love each other very much. But we are at a crossroads...
  7. E

    Post-grad existential anxiety/depression

    Hi y'all, I've been dealing with OCD, anxiety, and dysthymia since I was about 8 years old and it comes in goes in waves. Recently I graduated college with a BA which is such an amazing accomplishment, but now I am living at home and unemployed just trying to figure out where I'm going to go...
  8. C

    Scrubbing the dirt away

    Hi, I feel like i’m coming out of the filthy, muddy cavernous hole I have been in for the last 3 years and I want to share my experience in the hope that it can help someone who is suffering any mental trauma. A quick synopsis of my life: religious upbringing, working class background, went to...
  9. R

    Anxiety and Chest Pains

    Hi everyone, Sorry if there is already a thread on this matter, I'm new and still getting used to the website. Looking for some general advice on how to deal with anxiety that results on chest pains, dizzyness and generally feeling very unwell? I've had it so bad before it literally felt like I...
  10. A

    feeling worthless and not good enough

    i'm in my 20s and don't have a job because of my anxiety. i really feel guilty about not being able to help pay bills and it sucks i can't afford therapy. recently someone told me i don't have ambitions and i'm not doing anything with my life and it really hurt my feelings because i thought they...
  11. M

    Gut disorder w/ severe depersonalization/brain fog

    Hey guys! I'm new here - 21 year old college student from Minnesota! It's a relief to finally be a part of a forum and conversation with people struggling from the truly indescribable confusion and horror of dissociating. I began writing this thinking that I would try and get advice or solutions...
  12. E

    Hallucination? I feel uncomfortable right now...

    Hi, Something weird happened this evening when I was sitting in my room making music. I looked down to my left where my door was and I saw my door opening and then I blinked my eyes again and it was closed... Sometimes I wonder if everything I experience isn’t really fully anxiety related. I...
  13. Lazz

    Unwanted thoughts

    Hey guys, so I have GAD. I've been experiencing really jarring intrusive thoughts recently. For example, I just get the random thought that one of my loved ones is in danger/ is going to die for no reason. I'll just be sitting there and all of a sudden I get a really awful inexpiable feeling...
  14. H

    Hello, this is my first post and I'm a bit nervous but here I go.

    So I'm 21 years old guy, I'm unemployed and not doing college at the moment. Not doing anything at all with my life really but I do live with my girlfriend of 3 years now with my family. In the past I had to go see therapist and psychiatrists and have been diagnosed with an handful of mental...
  15. R

    A relationship + anxiety?

    Hi, I have this idea in my head that really makes me sad all the time. I’m a 21 year old male and I have a anxiety disorder and a depression where I deal with for 3 years now. I never had a relationship in my life. Years ago when everything still went decent I already had some sort of anxiety...
  16. L

    Failing school from anxiety

    I am 18 and would be graduating high school in a month if it wasn’t for my anxiety. 2 years ago my anxiety was at its worst point ever in my life, so I stupidly decided that I wanted to be homeschooled for the rest of highschool. The year after that I started homeschooling however I had to wait...
  17. L

    My anxiety isn't the worst part, It's all the symptoms that come with it. Please Help!!

    Hello, I'm new on this forum!! I'm 21 years old and i've dealt with anxiety since i was about 5 years old and depression since i was 15. It stemmed from my child abuse/neglect. As a child my anxiety was generalized and as i got older it progressed into primary health anxiety. Since i've dealt...
  18. K

    Health anxiety/panic as a uni student

    Hello there, I've only just made an account on here after friends/family suggested I maybe try and talk to people experiencing similar anxiety to me. I suffer from health anxiety and panic quite a lot, I'm seeing a therapist who is lovely but it's not noticeably helping and I feel as if things...
  19. Fatal_Wisher

    Near death survivor

    Hello, I’m new to this type of thing and I was suggested to reach out to survivors like me(similar to me?). I’m a young adult. Had things going for me. I had my own house my own car...a career. Until August 23, 2016. It was a beautiful night as I was driving on an interstate. down, music...
  20. L

    Need advise partner has anxiety, depression&paranoia

    Hiya everyone, first time using this. I’d just like some advise really from anyone who’s been in this situation or has one of the above& feels this way. Basically I have a 4 year old daughter from previous relationship. Me& my current partner are expecting a baby. When I pick up& drop my...