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  1. Tired Daisy

    Food Banks

    I wanted to start a thread on food banks and free food places in general and after the no deal Brexit that people seem to so desperately want, and to be worse off and food prices rising I might not be able to afford food anymore if its to expensive. So what are the requirements for food banks...
  2. Beergardenweather

    Wine + BPD + credit card =

    Bridget Jones boxset Hotel room to go to a party for someone I barely know Some cancer cover insurance And a rather expensive Mediterranean cruise for 2 Meh! Got work In the mornin too
  3. R

    happy to meet you all!

    Hi everyone. My friends call me Rosie and I would like to say hi. Enter naff joke. We all feel like a bit of a drip sometimes so let's join together and make waves. (Boo!) I am not working due to ill health but have been a bit of a serial student which has left me with some pretty expensive...
  4. O

    OCD best gloves for cleaning & advice

    I have OCD and one of my main problems is touching things and having to wash my hands this is worse when I know what I'm touching is dirty so of course gloves! However my doctor/ dentist gloves break a lot when cleaning and the normal washing up gloves aren't long enough and after one use they...
  5. G

    manic mistakes

    I've done it again. I've booked flights for me and my husband for the summer. Now I'm depressed I know that husband will be horrified by poor choice,very expensive flights to jersey for 4 days. I cant tell him, I do the banking, i keep transferring money out of our savings. Yet another guilty...
  6. J

    Homesickness and attachment anxiety

    I've lived on the other side of the world from my parents for over a decade now. I go back every couple of years and they have come over about three times. I went home this Christmas for the first holiday with them in years - albeit brief, because the airfares are so crazy expensive at this...
  7. Z

    looking for a book dbt

    hey I'm looking for someone who has a book called dbt skills training manual. by marsha linehan. second edition in the it book has access to worksheets and printouts. does anyone know how I can get access to the worksheets without buying the book. its quite expensive. thanks
  8. E

    My uncle

    My uncle emigrated to Canada when I was 3, so I haven't exactly seen much of him during my life. Recently he came over to visit, I feel bad because I didn't see him, he was only in the same city as me for 2 days, he went to Ireland & France & Italy, but he was staying with my mum 100 miles away...
  9. T

    new medication for depression and anxiousity

    hi everyone,,this is my first time on here.I have suffered with agoraphobia and mental health issue for over 30years.tried more forms of medication,treatment in and out of mental hospital.s 7years ago I lost my mother to leacaumia,and I had to cope with that and I thought my issues were under...
  10. B

    Psychotherapy - anyone?

    My psychiatrist suggesting me psychotherapy. Since it is expensive and time consuming I want to be sure that it will help. I have no idea. Psychotherapy will be performed by another psychiatrist who has a psychoanalysis licence or something like that. She said that I must continue for at least...
  11. J

    Going to Have ECT. Has it worked for Others?

    Hi - I saw a Consultant last week and said I was fed up with anti depressant juggling for years so I suggested ECT and I think it'll go ahead. I'll try anything now and have read about it. It works best if you have been ill for less than 2 years whereas I have a more chronic state. Apparently...
  12. Grape

    Do i need a counsellor?

    I'm in two minds. It's expensive but is it worth it? Should i just rely on the samaritans? Are they just as good and anonymous too which is good. I just can't make my mind up. It's £15 per hour so pretty cheap, and she is experienced.
  13. Mark_01


    Well dear friends, am starting my 63rd journey around the sun today. Will spend the day with Tinker; make the bed and do the dishes. Mostly, it will be a normal day. Might go out later and treat myself to an expensive cheeseburger. Wanted to thank all of you for a splendid year here on the...
  14. B

    Does food help?

    I was just wondering whether anyone follows a specific diet to help them with their depression. Aparantly foods with omega 3 and B vitamins are good. Also, I find that eating healthy is really expensive, how do you manage a healthy diet when it costs so much?
  15. F

    Between a Rock and a Hard Place

    I created this account purely to vent about this and hear some perspective from others since I have no other support system available to me. Here's the situation. My boyfriend and I have been together for nearly 2 years, and there were warning signs from the start that he was emotionally...
  16. M


    Does anyone know of or tried counselling via email? If so was it expensive and did it help? Thanks m
  17. prairiechick

    Afraid I'm Going To Self-Harm Again

    I self-harmed last night, and I'm feeling the urge to do it again. I'm not coping right now. The latest thing that has set me off is not being able to find my headphones, and they were really expensive. Do I seriously meed to go stomping and yelling about my apartment like a maniac just...
  18. A

    ear infection

    I woke up at about five am this morning with itchiness in my ear and it closing up over and over again and my hearing dulled. I rang NHS 111 and in the end, after going through lots of questions, the man at the end of the phone line told me to go to a local pharmacy at 8am this morning for...
  19. bobshocker

    ***TRIGGER WARNING***Cause you had a bad day You're taking one down, You sing a sad song just to turn it around

    ***TRIGGER WARNING***Cause you had a bad day You're taking one down, You sing a sad song just to turn it around its been a bad day. reflection is such a damaging thing. my old man used to kick the shit out of me when I was a kid. I fucking hated my council estate school, where I had to...
  20. R

    Relationships if you aren't particularly flush with cash

    I have been round to one of my sisters' today and I certainly needed to talk to her about the difficulties in the family. My sister is very laid back and I get on really well with her and all the kids like me. I love in particular the youngest two who are five and three. They were mucking about...