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  1. qwerty1234

    Social anxiety

    I have an extremely nice friend who I am also scared of. I hate hurting people and I told him something which I felt I needed to say but which I now wonder if I shouldn't have said. I can't concentrate because i keep bungling it up.
  2. qwerty1234

    Lack of motivation

    My friend has lack of motivation. What do you think should be done? I want to help him and can't really concentrate right now.
  3. M

    Feel broken beyond repair

    I honestly feel like that. I left my exam early today because my body simply did not have the energy needed to concentrate and write. This fatigue and all the intrusive thoughts are so overwhelming. Because I've been living like this for so much of my life, I have never had the chance to get...
  4. H

    PIP tribunal ADJOURNED ?!

    An update to my previous post, of a traumatic PIP tribunal that I felt went badly, I received the decision in the post today and they have decided to adjourn! I am at breaking point, i really can't take much more of this, what are they playing at?! I have been getting DLA for most of my life and...
  5. I

    cant cope with this no one seems to understand

    I'm so fed up no one seems to understand ive just realised how short life is and I'm not coping without Barney and like people have said my was off grieving is by like people have said thinking about getting another German shepherd and its the only the way I can concentrate and no one else seems...
  6. O

    Focus OCD

    One obsession I have struggled with for a very very long time (and still do) is focus OCD. All that I have read doesn't really address this. It started by the worry of not being able to focus during collegiate exams. The worry of not being able to focus causes me to not be able to focus and...
  7. N

    Urgent help needed. I'm losing myself

    Hello, I'm new here but I've been struggling for years and each year my condition is getting worse. I am not that good with words (that's one of the problems I have) so I'll try my best to explain what I'm going through. It's getting hard for me to think and my memory is deteriorating. I can't...
  8. C

    Hi there!

    Hi there! My name is Chris, I'm from Canada. Found this forum while searching about depression and anxiety. Although I may have little signs of them due to a break up with my ex. After reading a few threads over the last few weeks I decided to join because I'd like to get more information. As my...
  9. U


    In April I had a breakdown. I couldn't sleep, eat, or barely function. After about six days of this, I was at the point where I didn't want to live anymore. I checked myself into the hospital as I couldn't leave my kids without their mommy. So, after about six days of not sleeping, I finally...
  10. calypso

    Feeling better - ish

    I am feeling a bit better, still hearing the 'man', but he is not intimidating me and even called my his little flower (sarcastically, but hey), the other day. The urge to die is still there as is self harm, but not as intensely. Resisting the SH seems to stop it dominating too much. I'm on...
  11. H


    No energy from head to toe. Excessively avoiding people at work. Unable to focus on a thought for more than a few seconds. Tears randomly falling down my cheek. What do I do when i feel like this???? :low: Can anything be done? ( i genuinely cant concentrate to write out anything to give more...
  12. S

    Having difficulty to tell psychologist that I may have OCD.

    Hi, I have been suffering from obsessive murderous thoughts ever since I was 10 and I originally went to see a psychologist for that but my mind suddenly blocked those thoughts out and I deviated from there and started treating on my anxiety instead. However, until now, I still have thoughts...
  13. K

    How do I stop?

    I tried self harming once and I didn't even notice how one time became 5 then 10 and so on. After I do it I immediately panic and start disinfecting the wounds and putting aloe on them and promising myself I will stop but I don't even notice how I just go ahead and try to self harm again, as...
  14. B

    Is there something like "loving the pain"?

    Some people try not to be sad. For example her pet dies and she tries to run away from the pain. Not looking at her photos, not watching her videos, tries to make her mind busy with other things. My mom is able to do this. To some degree. She says that "when sad things come to my mind I banish...
  15. N

    Feel on verge of breakdown

    I'm really struggling again with the amount of stress I can feel all of the time. Everything hurts - muscles and joints etc. - and I feel weak and unable to concentrate. I think I'm just really struggling to keep up with life so I always feel like I'm failing. I can barely sleep at night then...
  16. L

    Advice please concentration/listening

    Hi Can anyone offer me some advice please. I'm having problems at work doing menial tasks, for example lately i can't even answer the phone and take a message correctly. I can't concentrate or listen if that makes any sense. It's getting very embarrassing in front of people. Help please!!
  17. S

    what is happening to me

    About three and a half month ago i had a dream or thought one night about doing sexual things with my mom...i was feeling depressed after that...i started neglecting talking to my mom...there was a certain change in my behavior... I couldn't eat well or sleep well because of my...
  18. N

    Constant counting/obsession with 4 and 8?

    I find myself constantly counting throughout the day, and if i am not counting i have to start; even when I'm sitting down i have to start tapping my feet or toes in fours or eights, I have to follow a tooth brushing and hand washing routine that is in even sets of fours and eights and i feel...
  19. In the Clouds

    How do you get over someone?

    I feel so pathetic for this, but he was my first and only boyfriend, and we'd been together 4 and a half years and I've had feelings for him since I was 14. I literally have no idea what to do. I can't eat, my stomach is in so much pain, my face is so sore and I can't stop crying. I just can't...
  20. M

    Can't handle life?

    Hi all, I'm new to this forum. Been battling something the past few years, recently I went to my GP and bared my soul to him and he said I had depression and anxiety. It didn't surprise me at all, I knew it would be something like that. I can't help but feel disconnected with life/ the real...