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    Schizoaffective Disorder and attracted to bright coloured clothing when manic.

    Schizoaffective Disorder and attracted to bright coloured clothing when manic. When I'm feeling manic I tend to dress in very loud bright clothing and I'm totally oblivious and indifferent to the way I dress. I was feeling particularly manic one day at the drop in centre and a service user said...
  2. L

    Not manic, not depressed, just so irritable

    Does anyone else get like this? This is when I'm at my worst. Like a high energy fueled depression, where the energy builds up inside you, making you irritable as f*ck. Everything annoys, upsets, irritates. I don't like anything I can't control. Noises of the cat washing a paw. A bit of someone...
  3. valleygirl

    Procrastination and Escalating Anxiety

    I dread going to my class, and find myself procrastinating, putting off readings and assignments, but of course that is not helping. In fact, my anxiety is only escalating. I'm afraid it will escalate to the point of self harming again, and I just can't go there again. I am already going to...
  4. A

    Drink it all away.

    Been feeling particularly down for the passed week or two. The only thing that seems to help, albeit temporary, is alcohol. So, here I am, clutching my bottle of Captain Morgan like a security blanket. The perfect example of a completely useless idiot.
  5. D

    A Wolf in Me Clothing (My OCD story)

    Hello everyone, My name is Daniel, and this is my first post on these forums. I have OCD and have had it for several years. I decided to write about my experience with it in hopes that other people read it and understand that we (people with OCD) are more than just our disease. I see that there...
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  7. N

    Transgender OCD, please help it feels so scary?

    So, I’ve dealt with OCD all my life. I first realized I had it after watching That’s so Raven with my family when I was about 10 and I started obsessing about having visions of the future, but I had had obsessions before that, that I had realized that it was OCD. I am a very compulsive...
  8. M

    Wearing a different clothing every day

    What would be the medical explanation of wearing a different type of clothing - for instance a faculty wearing a different costume or a different dress each day - other that cleaning (hygiene) ?
  9. prairiechick

    One good day

    After 2 nights of not taking valerian and sleeping really shitty, I'm back down in the darkness again. I woke up feeling really fragile, and all it took to tip me over the edge was the caretaker's TV, which sent me literally banging my head on the wall and sobbing on my bed. I went shopping...