disaster

  1. D

    Why Do bad Things Keep Happening To My Family?

    It seems my family never gets a break, just one set back after another. I look at friends I went to school with and they seem to have wonderful lives. I have one friend and everything seems to go right for him and his family, where mine is just hit by disaster after disaster. I'm not...
  2. L

    Work was a disaster!!

    So, I'm lucky enough to be self employed but today was a massive disaster! :panic: I own a cafe and usually I'm not to bad in it, surprisingly it helps sometimes. But today. Today was awful. Everything that could go wrong did go wrong. My kitchen staff were shocking and it messed up the whole...
  3. soulsearcher

    Young + Asian + Muslim + Mental Illness =

    Young + Asian + Muslim + Mental Illness = A Recipe For Disaster just saying...
  4. A

    Fear of Demolished Buildings

    Okay, so this "phobia" that I have is really odd and I'm not sure that it counts as a phobia. Ever since I was about seven, I've had a fascination with and fear of collapsed/partially-demolished buildings. Every time I see one, I can't help but look and fixate all my thoughts on it. Because of...
  5. F

    Are you a catastrophiser?

    I am one of the world's worst catastrophisers. Always imagining doomsday scenarios. Always expecting something to go wrong. I find myself obsessively looking up stuff to try and cover the bases to avoid disaster occurring. It's as though I have to treble and quadruple check that all the I and...
  6. K

    My solution to Anxiety

    Hi, I have suffered from anxiety for since childhood but only realised what it was. I have found lots of relief, after a lot of self reflection. The first thing I did was to start and understand when anxiety was worst and least. I made a note of this and this made a big difference When is it...
  7. Poppy12

    The Great Christmas Dumping Thread

    It's going to be upon us in less than three weeks. Are you dreading it or looking forward to it? Dump your feelings here! Its a stressful time for many - I have no family of origin around (estranged) and always feel a bit sad about that but I haven't seen them for 25 years or more. I've...
  8. J

    Partner Reactions

    hey guys. i was just wondering if anyone here has told there partner about there condition? how did you tell them? how did they react? so here's my account of things. me and the partner are arguing quite a lot lately because of my mood swings. so i thought enough was enough i need to tell her...
  9. Lincoln1990

    I have lost my dignity, treated like a second class citizen

    I don't go around telling people I'm on disability but when people find out I'm treated like a second class citizen. I get talked down to. I get told I'm on welfare. I get told im a free-loader who won't find a job and is capable of doing that. Little do they know I've been employed in the...
  10. cpuusage

    Disaster Shaman

    Six Signs You May be a Disaster Shaman – Fractal Enlightenment | Taken from FractalEnlightenment.com
  11. H

    Does my boyfriend have schizophrenia?

    Hi, I am worried my boyfriend has schizophrenia. For 2 weeks now he has slowly been getting worse. It started with him not sleeping and he had a labouring job for 2 weeks (he only managed to go for 3 days, saying to me he couldn't work for the guy). He then became quite clingy with me saying...
  12. dubblemonkey

    accidental emotional overwhelm...

    death is the often overwhelm self disaster that makes any sense! I can see and I can feel ... I can feel and I can see... I can be a complete mis-shapen mis-understanding... I keep .....like some kind of effort... I sleep... like some kind of shame... there is room for the mistakes...
  13. N

    Suicide: am I doing the right thing

    Hi, I'm new here I have planned my suicide to the last detail and am very emotional but can see no other option. I am 33 and have ADHD, OCD and self esteem issues which have controlled and ruined my quality of life from being about 4 years old. My life has gone very bad of late my mother was...
  14. K

    How common are suicide thoughts among those with BPD?

    Hi there, I have BPD, along with a few other mental health issues, and recently all that's on my mind is suicide. Before I wanted to write everyone a letter and say some sort of goodbye, but now, I don't even care about that. I know that's how I'm going to die though. Not by old age or a...
  15. I

    5 weeks of Abilify

    So i'm back, gave this forum a bit of a wide birth for a few weeks and i a) found it provoked my dark thoughts and b) got sick of all the bitching. I'm sure no one cares that i'm back, but just to let you know that i've been on the Abilify for 5 weeks now and it seems to be going ok, not as...
  16. jezcoleman

    disaster

    I found out yesterday my doctor is leaving my local surgery at the end of the month, he is one of the very few people who has given the time to listen and try to understand me and my cutting, he has been a fantastic gp and helped me alot and will be sorely missed, i hope the next one will be as...
  17. Wasted Love

    From disaster to disaster - BiPolar relationships

    Had a choice ....... sedated, flat and emotionless :shrug: or alive, aware, full of emotion but also pain :cry: Tried both several times - then the drugs started to hurt me; terrible side effects and finally ...... here I am; BiPolar one, 58 years old and FULL of emotion and pain. There is some...
  18. J

    disaster from jeff-uk

    appointment with new p doc, first saw him in car park looked dishevelled. i instinctley new that's him. , what a arrogant individual, took me by surprise, next week i will take him by surprise, only advice drink more water, go to bed earlier. Thank,s Einstein . Then the CPN who I had a lot of...
  19. R

    Me and boyfriend both have mental health issues - is this a recipe for disaster?

    Me and boyfriend both have mental health issues - is this a recipe for disaster? Hi there - I have bi-polar II and BPD which means as you all know I'm pretty unstable I also have co-dependent tendancies at times which means I have poor boundaries - my boyfriend has social anxiety, agoraphobia...