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  1. prettyflower

    Emotional Abuse by Family?

    I am extremely depressed and anxious. My mom and older sister are controlling me and possibly emotionally abusive? I have been questioning my sexuality and gender identity since high school. A few years ago when I was in high school my older sister read my diary. She told my other sister what...
  2. elliepaige20

    Anxiety has affected my life since I was 8

    Since childhood, I've always been an anxious/shy person. Growing up I had a best friend who we'll call Mandy. We used to do everything together and were really close, however I always had the strangest feeling that her mother didn't like me. One day, Mandy stopped coming into school, and her...
  3. G

    Avoiding Holidaying with Friends - similar experiences?

    Just joined the group and wanted to post my story on here today in the hope that people reading this might have had similar experiences, understand or, if not, just think that Im not really going crazy or being a complete idiot, as that's what I think most people would think if they knew my...
  4. J

    Ready to Kill Myself

    I guess i'll go ahead and briefly try to explain how I've been feeling for the past 23 years of my life. Ever since I was a kid I've been bullied and have felt insecure about myself. To make matters worse, I had a teacher in elementary school who bullied me and consistently embarrassed me in...
  5. T

    Bullying has left my mental state in a mess!

    Firstly, apologies in advance but this will probably turn into waffle. I'm 24 and suffer from anxiety issues that has stemmed into agoraphobia to the point where I will only go to work and home, and walk my dog down certain roads. That's it. I have virtually no friends and no social life...
  6. E

    Lunatic Mother

    Hello. Firstly, if there is a better place for my question, please let me know :grin: Sorry if this is long! My family really needs help! My mother had suffered a TBI three years ago. It was rather bad, but she has nearly fully recovered, luckily. Now, however, she is like Jekyll and Hyde...
  7. A

    How to realize your not being laughed at secretly

    A common fear among us is that when we hear people laughing, we think it's us that they're laughing at. I want to break down why this is almost always not the case. I've been thinking about it a lot because I used to feel this way all the time. 1. The chances are against you: There are billions...
  8. R

    For my parents

    FUCK them BOTH. I hate both of them! Selfish narcisisisisitic ARROGANT IGNORANT and VAPID people! The BOTH of them!!! They only know how to bully. Bully bully bully. Mom, dad, I think you're both idiots. And guess what, the rest of the internet agrees with me. So I'm definitely RIGHT. They...
  9. W


    Hi my problems started in 1994 because of bullying at work, I work for RM in a very clickly office in the West Midlands, comments like he’s weird, still the same, u can tell, laughing at me, attacking me I,ve been attacked twice one which still effects me today You may ask the question why are...
  10. S

    Letting it all go

    Hello friends. I am new here, and have came to look for help and to get everything off of my chest. So, to tell you what happened. In school, I was bullied very very badly. It was everyday, by almost everyone. I had one friend, but she wasn’t too trustworthy and would have dropped me if she...
  11. G

    Hi forum, just introducing myself. Here goes...

    Hi, I'm an 18 year old at university, and things have been getting a little much for me lately. I have no one to talk to. My family doesn't respond well to 'stress,' as we call it and they don't really like it when I bring up my array of mental problems. While they can be supporting, they don't...
  12. B

    Self Harm using Music?

    Do you think it's possible to SH by listening to music that you know will trigger and torment you massively? (I had another post written out about this but my PC crashed x2 times so I'm sorry if this appears as a double posted Thread.) I've only been thinking about this for a few weeks but...
  13. M

    Humiliated at work by a customer. Need help.

    Hello. I'm new here and I'd like to share the first time a customer(s) made me cry at work. This actually happened last night and I'm still shocked and feel very depressed right now. Here's what happened: I was working my usual Sunday night shift as a cashier. Everything was going great and I...
  14. K

    Me [28 M] How To Deal With My Mentally And Physically Abusive Father [59 M] Who Bullies And Harasses And Is A Tyrannical Dictator Who Is A Manipulator

    Me [28 M] How To Deal With My Mentally And Physically Abusive Father [59 M] Who Bullies And Harasses And Is A Tyrannical Dictator Who Is A Manipulator and Exploiter {Relationship Duration= 24 years; I moved out of the house into my personal apartment after graduating as an Electrical Engineer}...
  15. K

    Why Does The Status Of Virginity Have A Degenerative Effect? Prude Shaming Is Rising.

    Why Does The Status Of Virginity Have A Degenerative Effect? Prude Shaming Is Rising. I want to formally introduce myself. I am 28 years old and I have done a B.E. 4 year degree program in Electrical Engineering and an M.E. 2 year degree program in Electrical Engineering from a prestigious...
  16. M

    I feel like I have a problem and I'm not sure what

    Hey everyone! I've always tried to be close to people or to integrate myself in groups, I feel awkward and don't know why. I find it really difficult to make friends, and when I do most of the time I lose them due to feeling depressed (complicated life + overthinking).:panic: I've tried to...


    Does anyone feel the voices bully them?
  18. L


    I recently read about a person bullied by pupils and teachers and the way she solved the problem by moving schools. Why is it that the bullies always get protected? Those who bullied should have been held accountable. It's like the victims of bullying are often made to have counselling this is...
  19. R

    Feel like giving up

    Hi and sorry in advance for my first post but I just don't know what to do. In the last year I have lost my father, gran, uncle, godparents, best friend and several other friends from cancer/accidents. Despite putting on a brave face and returning to work, my boss who knows about everything has...
  20. F

    Anxiety and depression caused by childhood bullying decline over time

    Posted by Science daily Oct 4 2017 Anxiety and depression caused by childhood bullying decline over time -- ScienceDaily [Blasé voice on] "Don't worry, you'll get over it" [Blasé voice off] What a crock of shit.