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  1. Kerome

    Richard Dawkins and Ricky Gervais on Religion

    I enjoyed this, some of it was quite fun...
  2. Kerome

    Zen Poets

    I’ve been looking at Zen poetry today... I was feeling a little restless and anxious, and thought it might bring me peace. And it did! Here you will find a nice selection, I especially enjoyed Ryokan Zen Poetry
  3. Kerome

    Interview with Robert Whitaker

    I enjoyed reading this, it's good that he's finally getting through to a few people. It's an interview from 2014 but still very relevant. Psychiatry Now Admits It's Been Wrong in Big Ways - But Can It Change?
  4. A

    Is it ok to be ok?

    I have had a rocky week, but had a nice time with family yesterday and today. My question is........ 'is it ok to be ok?' I have gone from feeling suicidal, to self-harming, to having a better time. Once I've been out and enjoyed myself, I feel like I have to self-harm etc to level things...
  5. T

    Feel horrible today

    Hi. I've had minor depression for a while. I am 28 years old. I have no friends, no girlfriend, job sucks, and I live in a crappy apartment. I've always known this but today it just keeps digging at me. I got to work and the woman I like has to tell me all about her new boyfriend. Sure I...
  6. D

    Really scared of love

    Hi, I was wondering if I could ask some advice, or at least if anyone is struggling with the same thing. See, I have suffered from depression for the last 4ish years and have been on medication for the last year or so. It runs in the family so I am fairly certain it is something I will suffer...
  7. kyarahope

    Being triggered BPD

    I was wondering if anyone else had experienced any similar to this, and if so how do you deal with it. I recently starting watching My mad fat diary, which is a series about a teenager with mental health issues, which I see as similar to BPD and depression. I really enjoyed watching this...
  8. J

    Feel like I have nothing left

    Hi all, a few years ago I had this crazy idea that if I just stayed at home all the time (except for going out to my part-time job) that nothing bad could happen to me. How wrong I was! In the last 5 years my father passed away from cancer in our house, the police raided our house twice-once...
  9. L


    Hey everyone, I always feel nervous whenever i come here :( I'm attempting to get my life together but this person keeps resisting that chance to move on. I've suffered a relapse. All i want is closure but he's still being selfish by not answering calls and texts a month later. I haven't...
  10. megirl


    Just been dwelling on the fact that some of my friends have come and gone. Is this part of BPD not too sure but now been thinking that I work better oifn my own. I seem to be doing ok in my current job and not too sure but is this because i put my head down do the work and go home. I dont have...
  11. Nightgrind

    Will I always fail

    I'm so confused about working. I can't tell if I will always fail at a job and get fired because of my anxiety, or if I just haven't found a job I can cope in. Will I eventually get over it and be OK? Have I made mistakes giving up too soon even though it feels awful to stay? I did 4 years of a...
  12. D

    Frozen in place

    Lost touch with all my friends, living with my mom at 40yrs old, no job, haven't enjoyed the sunshine or fresh air except to go grocery shopping in weeks. All I do is watch TV, scroll through Facebook & play video games. Hopeless and numb, if it weren't for coffee, I would stay in bed all the...
  13. S

    what to do now?

    Hello. I am a 24year old man engineer and I am frustrated and pissed. And Im Just gonna express it. 1) I hate myself. I hate the way I look, I hate my nose, I hate the fact that I am the shortest guy of my family, I hate my mole covered skin. All this makes it hard for me just to brush my...
  14. RainbowHeartz

    sleep turned into hell

    one thing left i enjoyed sleeping it has now turned into hell first part of sleep i was paralysed in my sleep eventually woke up and forced myself out of bed then was too scared to sleep well i fell back too sleep continuous nightmares til i woke up
  15. M

    I don't enjoy anything other than being with my girlfriend

    I've been dealing with depression all my life, I think. I'm having trouble coping with life and even typing this is a monumental effort to me. I've recently been put on citalopram 20mg and I've been worse since really, I'm on my third week now and I can barely deal with anything. At the moment...
  16. A

    Tired of feeling this way

    Hey so new here and not even sure if this is worth talking about but don't really have anyone else to talk to. I do have major depression and am on antidepressants. So in addition to my usual depression symptoms something else is happening. I am just so tired of being paranoid, unable to trust...
  17. L


    I have been ill for about 5 years after reaching the wrong age. After many tablets, courses etc I don't think I will ever find my old self again. Makes me so sad as I enjoyed life as the old me.
  18. B

    Social Anxiety

    I have struggled with anxiety at social events for many years. I am pushing through and I have been going to community events. My tendancy is to avoid social events and sometimes that is ok. What I am finding is that the more I go to these things the less power these events have over me. I feel...
  19. L

    I just wanna be happy again

    My name is Latoya
  20. Davey Blueeyes

    Does anyone else have trouble going to bed?

    I'm not talking about not sleeping. Even if I am totally shagged out I don't want to go to bed. It's like I'm going to miss something important if I do? I have been like this for years, as long as I can remember. I've never enjoyed going to bed. I'd rather hang around aimlessly for some reason?