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  1. F

    POCD update 3: Relapse

    OK. Hate to spam but I SERIOUSLY need some help again. I'm back to the stage I was at where my false memories, IF they, even ARE false as becoming clear as if they were real. Please contact me via conversation because right now, I'm beginning to freak and I don't wanna talk about it here. :sorry:
  2. G

    Yawning a lot during long intense conversations

    Yesterday I had a long interesting conversation with my older sister's boyfriend after dinner. I was anxious and moving around during the conversation because I'm not used to talking to people especially in person. I think he likes me and thinks I'm cool but I noticed after awhile I get urges to...
  3. F

    Anxiety Keeping Me From Being Myself Around People

    Hello, I am 20 years old and whenever I'm around strangers, or even my friends and family sometimes, for the most part I just feel like I'm this formal robot who just says the bare minimum in a conversation. I have been depersonalized for a decent amount of time now, (which i'm working on...
  4. A

    How far does bpd affect memory

    My partner has bpd I recently found a message on her fb from an ex, she's told me this ex was emotionally abusive. Now the messages wernt bad in fact I wasn't suspicious until I found who he was. It was friendly and she ended up giving him his number because she was running out of 4g. When I...
  5. H

    Please Help

    I’ve used this forum a couple of times. It’s been so useful. I’m currently in a massive bout of depression but on meds and trying to fight through. I have a drs appointment on Monday and I’m not sure what to do. I have a complete inefficiency when it comes to talking and can pre-plan a...
  6. K

    Having conversations in my head constantly

    Hi, I hope this is the correct forum to post this in. I'm a 35 year old male who's had history of depression in the past. I've got to the stage where I'm having conversations with people in my head before I've spoken with them, and also afterwards when trying to think if I should have said...
  7. M

    Talk therapy?

    I got very near the end of my rope yesterday and found and contacted an nhs talk therapy service I discovered in my area. I have my first session by phone on Monday. I don't want to get my hopes up too much. Can anyone share their experience of what it's like, especially the first conversation...
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    Hey I just want to know if its just me whos struggling with this or not. Ive gotten to a point where I hate spending time with my family anymore. The thought of just sitting and having a simple conversation makes me sick. Its like I hate them but for no reason. im literally spending all my time...
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    Hi everyone, just a quick question I’ve contacted serveral counsellors on the BACP website for the UK via email a few days ago, but not got any response as of yet, I left my phone number off the form because daft as it sounds, didn’t want a phone conversation with any of them as yet, any of you...
  10. C

    Anxiousness in conversation

    Hi all, I was formally diagnosed with anxiety in 2010 & depression in 2016. I’m currently seeing a therapist every 2-3 months, only had 2 sessions so far since January 2018 so early days yet. 1 issue which has been persistent over the years is an anxiousness when it comes to everyday...
  11. M

    Social anxiety - people skills

    Hello, I am new to this forum and i have just started lurking. My problem is this - i have severe social anxiety. I remember i was doing ok as a kid, but somewhere along my adolescence i withdrew into a shell. I cannot have a general conversation with people. At work and home i communicate...
  12. F

    Do psych nurses get the conversational difficulties we have?

    When I was mentioning my social interaction difficulties to the nurse yesterday she said I was ok one to one. I saw that as something of a dismissal of my issues. I pointed out to her it was because it was factual(we were going through my life history). I also pointed out I have great difficulty...
  13. L

    Hello all

    My name is Luke I'm from Minnesota and I'll be the first to tell you how painful nostalgia can be. I have been struggling for a long time with this dilemma of being caught up in memories that cause depression and sadness but not wanting to forget either. I can't have a conversation about it with...
  14. S

    Problem with internal conversations

    I have noticed a growing problem as the years go by: the possible future conversations that I play out in my head have gotten more and more lengthy and detailed. Not detailed as like I choose words carefully, but detailed as in afterwards I still feel the continuous stress that conversation...
  15. M


    I've been feeling down on my self and sometimes i break down during my sports practice if I'm told that I suck and etc usually that makes my whole day a bust when that happens I give my parents attitude then we have some pointless conversation to which I cry through telling nothing happened but...
  16. C

    I feel like I have lost personality and my friends

    Hi, i'm 20 and I feel like i've completley lost who I am. I really don't know what is wrong with me. For quite a few months(4) I have felt that i'm not myself anymore. When i'm around my friends I don't feel comfortable and I find myself thinking of what to say to keep a conversation going...
  17. S

    My daughter has wrote she is hearing voices

    I have recently found a online conversation between my 12 year old daughter and her friend. My daughter talks about having another part of her that is bad and says bad things to her friend. It looks like she has lost this friend now which is a really shame as they were so close. I am heart broke...
  18. Poopy Doll

    Foundation Patterns

    It seems like foundation patterns appeal to the personality but can be over ridden by the higher self, so that when a family member triggers me by being verbally abusive, it is possible to resist the temptation to re-enact my part in the pattern and suffer therefrom. If anyone would like to talk...
  19. M

    mirrored conversation help please

    Hello to all, Hoping someone could help me with my problem, which has held my life ransom for 15 years already. I have noticed in most of my social interactions that people mirror back what I have said earlier. A person will talk to me using the specific words, phrases and expressions that I...
  20. Lost_Darkness

    Thoughts/ voices

    Does anyone else with BPD have thoughts that seem like it's own voice/ person? I don't hear them outside of my head; I know they are thoughts, but I could have a conversation with them. They only come when in distress and they sometimes really annoy me. Anyone else have this? I don't know...