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    Does anyone know how to handle constant thinking and paranoia?
  2. T

    Hi-yo, my name is Tom

    Hey folks, I decided to start posting on here because I'm in my 30s now and I deal with constant, massive waves of depression. It's not a constant state, but when it gets bad... it gets so bad. I get very focused on aging and dying and death and endings and it all makes me so incredibly sad...
  3. T

    Advice before Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Hi there, I have been suffering with anxiety for around 12 years (on and off; now in my late 20s) and I’m currently in a dark place again (e.g constant feeling that my anxiety/stress has taken its toll on my body and I’m going to have a heart attack/stroke/cancer; made worse when I work or...
  4. A

    In and out

    Does anyone with DPD/DR experience like nightmares and or really vivid dreams when they are asleep as this has been constant with me since having DPD/DR / Anxiety / Depression? Thanks
  5. F

    Non-drug ways of coping with/escaping debilitating anxiety?

    If you've ever found yourself with debilitating anxiety that lasted for weeks, and you absolutely needed to escape it, for at least a while, to keep from completely losing your mind... Did you find any non drug way of achieving this. I don't have a doctor appointment until the 20th, but this non...
  6. alani

    hi. :)

    hi all :) after suffering from major depressive disorder for a long time, I have finally been free of depressive episodes for a while now - but recovery is a process that takes constant effort & work & it is comforting to know we are not alone. thanks for being here everyone.
  7. M

    Constant tug of war against intrusive thoughts in my mind?

    Does anyone feel like this? I feel as though I have all these weird intrusive thoughts and I find myself in a constant tug of war against them. I try to push them away with all my psychological might but the fatigue makes it physically impossible for me to overcome them. My mind feels heavy as...
  8. B

    Do I have ocd?

    Hi everybody, I’m a 26 year old male. I’ve struggled with social anxiety for as long as I can remember. I’ve always lived with anxiety and has never been able to relax and always in a constant state of worry. The past winter I finally saw my doctor because I also developed severe depression...
  9. O

    Why is this not going away

    I've always dealt with anxiety. My entire life. But it was always here and there type deal. I could get past it in like an hour. Something has changed inside me. For the past 2 weeks I've been in a constant state of having chest pains , shortness of breath, tiredness and just constant...
  10. B

    Am I experiencing Schizophrenia

    Hi. In the last few days I've started to experience a constant sense of dissociation and depersonalisation manifesting in feeling drunk. I haven't had any hallucinations or delusions to my knowledge. I am going through a stressful time at the moment with a new job and struggling financially...
  11. A

    Exposure therapy for constant voices.

    So I'm hearing voices more or less constantly, or constantly when I'm at home anyway. Barely at all when I'm outside or in some other building, but a fair bit when I've actually spent the night at someone else's house. I think for me the cause is basically stress/anxiety, and what I hear is...
  12. Sunrays&showers

    New member here

    I have just joined on here and am feeling a little out my depth how to use this site/forum. I too am struggling with life and the constant day to day battle. Anyone else on here with cyclothymia/ bipolar? A friend who understands would be great. Thanks.
  13. S

    I want a lobotmy for my phobia

    My name's Soraya and I'm 19, which is really young for someone wanting a risky and life-threatening brain surgery but I'm afraid that I may take my own life if I don't. I have a phobia of loud noises like thunderstorms and fireworks. I've tried everything, cognitive behavior therapy...
  14. T

    New & seeking help for friend

    My friend seems to be suffering from extreme paranoia but we live in Bulgaria and they don't seem to have the resources here to help him . What can I do to help as I am finding his constant accusations very hard and feel quite threatened and unsafe at times in my home as he really believes I'm...
  15. C

    So angry but no “anger issues”

    I have been diagnosed with BPD and bipolar II and I didn’t realize that it can cause more than just sad and happy. Lately I get so angry about small things or even nothing at all. I have gotten a violence a few times but rarely. I’m more of a pacifist. Is this constant feeling of anger and...
  16. M

    Severe dissociation and anxiety

    Hi, this is my first thread and I'm hoping to find out if anyone else is experiencing this, and how they deal with it. I've been having a build up of anxiety and restless, sleepless nights. Though I can actually properly fall asleep, other things are making it just as difficult if not more so...
  17. C

    Any advice would be appreciated

    Hi everyone, it would be great if someone had any advice for me. I feel I'm struggling every day. I worry I'm suffering from anxiety but can't bring myself to talk about it. I'm constantly worried about everything; what people think me, if I'm good enough, even down to the way I talk (Is my...
  18. J

    Bipolar rodeo

    So anyone reading this will know how it feels when your bipolar decides that it is time for rodeo lessons and all you can do is go along. My apologies in advance but I am trying this new thing where I treat the bipolar as an unwelcome house guest. I am not even really sure why I am posting this...
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    Help me

    Hi everyone, I never thought I'd end up writing in a depression and anxiety forum so here goes. I first noticed my anxiety around 6 months ago, I would get a log of arm and leg pain/tension and would feel really uptight.. after lots of googling and researching I found I was anxious and suffering...
  20. S

    I've been having some really bad episodes and I'm looking for advice.

    I’m Samantha and I've suffered from anxiety and insomnia for about 20 years and I understand how hard it can be to get through the day. I have constant migraines and my doctor refuses me all the medication that I require. I would like to know how others cope and get through the day.