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  1. My_Second_Chance

    Last Update For Good!

    Hi All Here is the link of my previous story. https://www.mentalhealthforum.net/forum/thread187358.html So after finally getting a hold of this guy. We sat down to have a chat. He informed me he only told me what I wanted to hear via needing time and space to think about working on his...
  2. Poopy Doll

    Commitment to Non violent speech/writing

    I may have posted about non violent speech before. Please forgive me if I have. Someone on facebook was verbally abusive to me today. I was happy that I responded in a civil manner. It reminds me of the fact that not everyone has a commitment to non violence in thought, word and deed. Maybe...
  3. S

    Acceptance commitment therapy

    Hi there. Ive revently been diagnosed with dysthymia with a occasional severe depressive episodes. For the last few years I've defintely felt that im usually depressed with brief periods of being content. The last few months have been a real struggle, with extreme feelings of hopelessness and...
  4. J

    Non-relationship commitment phobia?

    Is this a real thing? Can anyone else relate? I googled "why can't I commit" and got a lot of information on commitment phobia in relationships. What I'm dealing with is something slightly different / more generalized. I'm absolutely terrified of making a commitment to anything. Like...
  5. D

    Commitment issues arising from a difficult childhood

    Hey All! I am 22 and this is my first attempt at seeking help from anyone regarding my personal life . I have issues relating to commitment. My parents have always been in a messed up marriage which is so complicated to explain. Since a very early age I was asked to be strong , confident and...
  6. cpuusage

    Support CRPD Absolute Prohibition of Commitment and Forced Treatment

    Support CRPD Absolute Prohibition of Forced Treatment
  7. K

    Suicidal thoughts

    So a couple of weeks ago I was really depressed wasn't eating or washing. Really felt like ending it. I started feeling better but lately been having thoughts of suicide. I'm not fusing with the thoughts ( practising Acceptance and Commitment therapy) but they are troubling. I'm just being...
  8. bobshocker

    Fear of the dark

    Why is it that when I'm lonely, I'm unhappy, but when I'm with people, I want to be alone.? And also why do girls in their twenties like sex and fun, and life.... Yet women in their forties want 'emotional commitment?' I'm so fucking confused. I just don't understand this world. I...
  9. A

    Life is falling apart

    Hello, My name is Archer and I am a new member on these forums. I would just like to post a little about my OCD experiences and introduce myself. I am 19 years old, I am a university student, and I have been suffering depression for about 2 years now along with getting a diagnosis of OCD from...
  10. L

    Mental Illness and commitment!

    So the love of my life called to let me know in November he will call to see where he is at with counseling. No contact until then not even email! He told me he has commitment issues with marriage. He said he wants to be in a serious relationship with me again when he is well. We will start off...
  11. prairiechick

    Making A Commitment To Live

    The suicide 2 years ago of someone I knew, and snips death, which I am rightly or wrongly assuming was also a suicide, is making me realize how much suicide affects people you might not think it would affect. In the last few months I know I have talked a lot about feeling suicidal, but now I am...
  12. C

    Anyone in Plymouth want to go on long cycle rides?? i have a spare bike

    Anyone in Plymouth want to go on long cycle rides?? i have a spare bike Hi my sister is the only person that can get me off my arse to go out for more than a quick ride most of the time I live in plymouth she lives in london i'm trying to do triathlons next year we did plymouth clear brook...
  13. B

    off sick & commitment questioned

    Ok so I called in sick for first time ever regarding my mental health as I keep breaking down in tears at work & just cannot cope. I've never rang in sick with this job except when I was in a nasty car crash & another time I had an operation and the reply I got was basically questioning my...
  14. Y

    I had to commit my Son

    Hi everyone I am new to this site. I had to have my 22 year old son committed yesterday. It was a gut wretching decision but one I had to do. A year ago he had his first manic episode. Prior to this he was a full time student on the Deans list. Brilliant. The illness took away everything. He...
  15. A

    About the rationale for forced psychiatric treatment

    Read the full Article Here - http://www.madinamerica.com/2012/05/e-fuller-torreys-review-of-anatomy-of-an-epidemic-what-does-it-reveal-about-the-rationale-for-forced-treatment/...
  16. M

    Attracted to Unavailable men

    Hey all, There is an issue thats been going on in my life for a long time. I'm 23 now. I think it started when I was 13. I liked this guy who didn't like me back. But he made such a big deal about it (at the time I was overweight and stuff..typical baby fat lol). Newho, I felt terribly rejected...
  17. Carmen-Jade

    Finding the right Psychiatrist

    I think I've reached a point in my life where I need to speak to someone about my past. Although this is something I have done via the NHS before, my counsellor told me I needed long-term therapy and this was unfortunately something the NHS couldn't provide. So I was wondering what the best way...
  18. Z

    Voluntary/Involuntary commitment

    A friend and I were discussing the "procedures" around commitment to a mental/psych ward yesterday and a few questions came up. Lets say that a person suffers from some kind of mental illness that requires therapy and medication and wants to be commited to an institution or psychiatric ward; is...