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  1. C

    I don’t know why I feel like I have to do this (ticks?)

    Hey all, I don’t really know where to post this but recently I’ve noticed an increase in what I can only identify as ticks in myself. It may be related to my high anxiety right now, but i’ll explain it as best I can, any and all input and ideas are appreciated: - i keep having to stretch or...
  2. E

    I don’t know much about trains and I’m very anxious... help?

    Tomorrow I’m heading out to hopefully get to the train station around 10AM at the latest. I’m getting the train from where I am to London (about 2 hours 30 minutes away on a train) but the train I want to get departs from the station I’m going to, then it heads to the city centre and then goes...
  3. Justafriend95

    What is wrong with me..

    I really don't know what to do anymore.. I just want to go home, but when I come home my real life starts again. Something I can't handle..😢 My anxiety is so high. My feelings so low.. idk what to do with myself.. I feel so useless.. it's not that I don't want to live anymore.. but idk what to...
  4. I

    Need Advice

    um so hi im not sure if its a eating disorder but the last two days ive just not wanted to eat i know i need to stop eating bc im overweight but i usually find comfort in food without realizing ive eaten so much but these last two days everything i love sounds gross and i was barely able to...
  5. C

    Confused, lost, overwhelmed... Who knows but you really just want to cry!

    So almost 2 years ago I had a counselor suggest I had BPD... Without much of a thought I dismissed her. Over the past year I have struggled with myself, my identity and most of all with my relationships. I feel so disconected and unable to put into word how hopeless and stuck I feel. Was I...
  6. KTCarrott

    Effects of stopping drinking alcohol.

    Hey! I new to this forum, and also new to the BPD diagnosis. I have stopped drinking alcohol, it has been around 5 months now, as I found it made me very vulnerable, to making very bad and self destructive decisions, including promiscuity, and self harm, and just putting myself in general...
  7. F

    Update on my POCD crisis.

    Hi there. Some of you may remember me as the guy who kept posting those depressing messages about myself. Well, here I am to give you an update on my mental health for those that care. To start with, I'm slowly, gradually coming to terms with what caused me to join this forum in the first place...
  8. I_Wish

    I feel nothing, and then too much.

    I've been laying in bed for almost 3 hours now, staring at the cieling. I don't know why I do this, why I just lay there doing nothing, thinking nothing, and feeling nothing. I have things to do, I'm a busy person and I'm still in school, but I can't bring myself to do anything, I don't want to...
  9. D

    are you sure your a psychologist?

    I had my second appointment with my psychologist yesterday. And I'm just really confused... We went through this power point about trauma stuff that lasted for most of the appointment and it's like a 10 week course thing, so I get the feeling that, that's what I'm going to be working on. So...
  10. Daniilove25

    A couple of questions

    I tried posting earlier but didn't get any response so I'm going to try again. When I first saw a therapist I remember her having me take a dpd test on my second visit, I saw her about 4 times before I ran into money issues so it's been a while since I've been able to see her. The test made it...
  11. Daniilove25

    A couple questions

    Good morning all, so when I first saw a therapist I remember her having me take a dpd test on my second visit, I saw her about 4 times before I ran into money issues so it's been a while since I've been able to see her. The test made it seem like in order to have the problem you had to feel like...
  12. H

    Food Guilt with children

    Hello, I’ve just joined so excuse me if I get anything wrong. Basically I had issues with eating when I was about 13-17 never a diagnosed eating disorder but I didn’t eat on purpose and my attitudes towards food aren’t amazing. But I had my daughter at 18 and my eating habits have become...
  13. L

    Newbie to the forums

    HELLO!! I won’t really put my name out there yet haha but I’m looking for some advice . I don’t wanna use the word depressed yet but for years I’ve always had suicidal thoughts . I believe I’m very ugly . I got attacked when I was younger and I never did anything about it . Years later I’m...
  14. M

    My story.

    So my case is interesting. Short story. Raised as a Jehovah's Witness, left at 13 knowing I was in a cult. Moved state in with sister, didn't work out. Roommates picked me up, met highly intelligent people. Ate psychedelics, started getting into Wicca. "Sold my soul" in words and intention as a...
  15. D

    Confused about diagnosis and medication

    Hey guys, First post here so first things first, hello! I've been dealing with my mental illness around 2 years now and have just recently decided to do something about it. I started with a psychologist (talk-therapy). I haven't gone back since the second time. Decided I should see a...
  16. B

    Im wondering if it is depression or if its PTSD?

    So as folks on here know, I have had a long history with depression, but there's something Ive noticed even when Ive been on and off meds for extended periods of time. One particular aspect of my life continues to come back to haunt me, and it's how my family where when I was younger. There...
  17. E

    Anxiety / Self Sabotage in Healthy Relationships

    I know this is long but please, someone, anyone, read this and help a girl out. I want to start off by saying I have never done this, or anything of this sort, and honestly just sitting down to type this has already started to ease my anxiety (slightly, but hey, its a step in the right...
  18. A

    Olanzapine withdrawal

    Have people come off olanzapine successfuly ? I was on 10 mg then went to 5 and doc reduced it to 2.5mg.im feeling anxious and confusion. I've read that these are normal withdrawal symptoms
  19. L

    Do people understand?

    I carry with me a feeling, a belief, that no one in the entire world is capable of understanding me. I always try to connect with people, but without success. There is a strong feeling that I cannot be understood, by no matter who. And whenever I'm reading someone else's story, I cannot...
  20. R

    Troubled by Mistakes

    Hello. Something that I've been experiencing for a considerable amount of time is self-doubt and anxiety regarding my intelligence and how that affects my life. It seems to me that every day, I make many mistakes, and it's difficult for me to forget them actively, as I always tend to retain the...