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  1. E

    Contact or no contact with ex BPD girlfriend?

    Hi All I broke up with my girlfriend in June, not because I don't love her, but because the relationship was destroying us both. The first 5 months was ok, we had occasional problems, but the second 5 months got progressively worse, she had frequent crisis and the stress of seeing her self-harm...
  2. S

    Anxious, shivers and feel sick to the pit of my stomach

    Hi, I'm not in a good way. I'm a very worried type of person anyway but lately it's got worse. Been single for 6 years and have just started dating someone through work for about a month...seen him about 5 times. I haven't had much contact with him over the past day or 2 and now I'm so het...
  3. F

    Relationship problems and BPD

    Surprise, surprise. I'm having relationship problems and I need help. Every single time I meet someone I like I begin a very unhealthy pattern. I feel so intensely that I message them or seek them out all the time. Sometimes, in the beginning, they're flattered and seem to enjoy the attention...
  4. M

    Been in an abusive relationship

    Hi all, So my ex. Well I think that's what she regards me as now. She's an alcoholic, has depression, anxiety issues etc. Been absolutely vile towards me, said the most awful things about me, my family, friends etc. Called me retarded, ugly, says I'm autistic, thick. I could go on! Attacked me...
  5. C

    Returning to work after being signed off with depression and anxiety

    I have suffered with depression for nearly 4 years, I have my good days and bad days and really bad days but I had managed to stay at work throughout with an understanding manager. Recently, though, I got to a point where I couldn’t face going in to work and was signed off - 4 weeks in total. At...
  6. M

    Helping someone with Depression.

    Hey everyone sorry new member so if im in the wrong room for this sorry. I have recently broken up with my gf who suffers from depression anxiety and PTSD. She cheated on me out of the blue and that was that. Told me she needed to learn to cope with life on her own etc etc. Which you know...
  7. S

    Toxic relationship

    My best friend and I became friends about 5 years ago she's older than me but we have so much in common. We used to meet up every 6-8 weeks and text everyday. About 6 months after we became friends we both became friends with another friend who we often went to stay with and although we all got...
  8. N

    New here and opinions/advice?

    hi all. Im glad I came to this forum. I will make it brief. But I did a total NC to my step brother now 5 yrs with zero contact but I am finding myself since then thinking of him and missing the "good" times. I am older and I look at things like for both theres not a huge amount of time...
  9. P

    Im so confused

    Hi, I am new to this site so thanks for letting me join. I do not have BPD or any other mental illness. I am 51 years old and so confused so plan.ease advise me if you can. 12 months ago I met a gay 26 year old guy who lives around 200 miles away from me. We met whilst working away...
  10. C

    Having a problem with my therapist....

    Hi all... I need your help.. The matter is this my therapist is very much caring and loving.. At start she used to answer my every text even she was available late at night till 2 am .. And she never mind how many text I send to her. She asks me to keep contact with her on phone. She calls me...
  11. M

    Back in contact with past flame

    So, I'm back in contact with a past flame as I like to say I liked him - we did end up going no further but it was based on our situations back then. But despite that I still liked him and I believe he liked me. We're back in contact and I never really didn't stop thinking of him. But I'm just...
  12. tiltawhirl

    Part two, building up a satisfying life, responsibilities & pleasures..all are welcome to join in

    Part two, building up a satisfying life, responsibilities & pleasures..all are welcome to join in Before I was just focusing on flylady and while I had success before, this last time I just could not get it going. Plus I wanted my life to be about way more than that. There has been a lot of...
  13. Groot

    BPD, Isolation and Trust

    I ruined a friendship not long ago. Got pushy and mean. Feeling pretty lousy about it, but I'm such a stubborn SOB I won't back down or admit my true feelings. I've been alone a very long time. Almost no social contact or activities. This has taken a very heavy toll on my mind. Not much better...
  14. R

    Please can I have some advice

    I hope this is the right section. I have a history of depression. My parent died suddenly at the end of January which has triggered a really bad episode. I had been doing really well the last couple of years. Previously the depression was managed by the gp with some nhs counselling sessions...
  15. M

    Brunt of husband's anger

    I posted previously about my husband's breakdown. He has since been treated with antidepressants and is about to undergo CBT. He is 'well' enough to work and function but throughout the whole period of time since his breakdown he has been hideous to me; viewing me as the main cause of his...
  16. M

    Husband is mentally altered

    Hi. My husband left the week before christmas. I initially thought that he was reacting to a row we had but then his family contacted me to say they were concerned he'd had a breakdown. His 'symptoms' are the following: can't make eye contact, physical contact makes him feel sick, depressive...
  17. Kerome

    The healing benefits of aloneness

    On how we always try to escape from our emotions, and how aloneness can bring us into contact with them, also how to manage the process. The Healing Benefits of Spending Time Alone | The Unbounded Spirit
  18. E

    I have no idea how to cope

    Hi, I have just joined. I am getting desperate although I dont know how much to put on here. I am absolutely terrified. Of everyone. I have had to shut out the world, and convince myself that I have to get rid of myself when I manage to get courage to leave my house. I have had very bad...
  19. P

    My best friend's depression is taking a serious toll over my mental health and my studies

    My best friend's depression is taking a serious toll over my mental health and my studies I have been helping my best friend through her depression and for getting over her narcissist ex since 1.5 years. At first everything was gong okay and since i also have been through depression, so i could...
  20. Artmuzz

    DLA benefit ending

    I just received the dreaded brown letter from DWP. Apparently the Disability Living Allowance I have been getting for nearly 5 years is coming to an end and I have to phone them to apply for PIP. The problem is that I suffer severe anxiety and depression and I am too nervous to phone them up...
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