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  1. A

    My Mirtazapine-Sertraline Deception

    I used to love benzodiazepines with a passion! Nothing seemed impossible, I could handle anything with a smile on my face. My tower of illusions collapsed in November 2017 with a convulsive status epilepticus episode. I'm 37, thus too old to deny reality. So my only option were the...
  2. L

    I’ve lost the will to live

    There are so many reasons, I could write a book. But that won’t work, and it’s one of the problems. I spent the day lying on the couch, with the occasional tear leaking from my eyes, despite the meds that used to work, preventing the ability to experience this type of relief. I’ve got no one...
  3. A

    Sertraline-Mirtazapine combination

    I used to love benzodiazepines with passion! Nothing seemed impossible, I could handle anything with a smile on my face. My tower of illusions collapsed in November 2017 with a convulsive status epilepticus episode. I'm 37, thus too old to refuze reality. So my only option were the...
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    Fear of FAILURE Anyone

    I have an intense fear of failure . . . Does anyone else feel the same way. It's so ironic that what I am so scared of actually defines my life here on earth "A Failure". Whenever my mind falls prey to my failures all I want to do is end the pain. Is there anyone in the forum that can relate? If...
  5. L

    Fear of failure

    Hi This may be a long post as I have just … at the age of 55 ! Discovered what has been causing my life to be miserable and in many ways far too average(I’m obviously a slow learner). I’m not saying I have suffered on all fronts (I have a nice house in the south of France, three great kids, no...
  6. Bitterdregs

    Health and end of life anxiety

    I have a heart condition and am in kidney failure. It’s been a long, rough, painful life. I have no desire to live longer so that isn’t the problem. I suppose I can handle the kidney failure type of death... my anxiety comes from the heart condition. It’s unpredictable. I feel like a ticking...
  7. H

    Feel like my life is a failure

    i am new to this whole forum thing, but recently i have been feeling very down with myself/my life and i have no one to talk to. so if anyone has any advice or would let me speak to them then that would be great i just feel like my whole life is a failure and its getting too much for me. i...
  8. A

    [rant] What is wrong with me?

    I was thinking about why I have problems, I would be appreciative to hear of other's perspectives on what they believe are their root problems. This is essentially a self-analysis of my problems. Arrogantly, I secretly hope it might help someone out there think about their situation, but I...
  9. D

    A trap of my own making

    This is my first post and I'm not sure what I hope to get out of it. I seem to be stuck but yet I don't want to move. My job is unfullfilling but I like the security of having it. I want to do something I enjoy, something meaningful but have no idea what would be meaningful to me. I get bored of...
  10. Lord Ainz

    I feel like a complete failure...

    Hello, I just joined... With this site keeping things completely confidential, this just seems appropriate right now... I am seeing a new therapist as of last Friday, and it seems like this one may actually be of help, but right now its Sunday and I don't have an appointment until Tuesday and I...
  11. H

    Failed

    I keep posting on here. I really can't see the way ahead My anxiety problem has been with me for 3 years now. Before that it was depression. This last week is the first time I've been so afraid of how it will go. My sleep has become very bad and erratic. I'm trying hard to tell myself that I...
  12. B

    Debt and addiction

    I am swimming in debt, I can't make my rent or bills this week, I have no money and little food. I am struggling with drugs. I have made so many mistakes in my short life and feel as if I can do nothing to come back from any of them. I really do not want to carry on, I am a walking...
  13. F

    Psychosis treatment failure more common in patients with ASD

    Posted by Jessica Martin December 15 2017 Psychosis Treatment Failure More Common in Patients With ASD I wonder whether this also applies to adults.
  14. Mark_01

    Emotional Pain and Mental Illness

    For the person who has severe mental problems, does emotional pain make their condition worse? Childhood trauma, sex abuse, broken home, constant verbal abuse, victim of physical violence, isolation, escapism into drugs or alcohol; these, and many other things cause emotional pain. I...
  15. M

    I feel like a failure

    Hi, I've been looking for a job in the area that I am trained in. I've had a few interviews but have been rejected for each one. Every time I get feedback I am told that they hired someone with more experience. I feel so disheartened as I have already dedicated 450 hours on a voluntary basis...
  16. B

    New and feeling like a failure

    Hi everyone. This is probably going to be a long message and I apologise in advance if I'm not in the right place for this. I'm almost 21 years old and I feel like a failure in life already. I left school at 16 and went straight into sixth form for 2 years. While at sixth form I was diagnosed...
  17. B

    Feel like a failure in employment/education

    Hi everyone. This is probably going to be a long message and I apologise in advance if I'm not in the right place for this. I'm almost 21 years old and I feel like a failure in life already. I left school at 16 and went straight into sixth form for 2 years. While at sixth form I was diagnosed...
  18. cpuusage

    Schizophrenia Is Not an Illness (Part 2)

    Schizophrenia Is Not an Illness (Part 2) "Delusions, contd. In my last post I pointed out that schizophrenia as defined by DSM is a confusing collection of human problems with no evidence of a common etiology or indeed any valid justification for including them under a common heading. I...
  19. cpuusage

    Failure is an option

    http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpsy/article/PIIS2215-0366%2816%2930075-X/fulltext When I raise the topic of treatment failure in therapy with colleagues, the most frequent response is: “There is always something that can be done… We can't give up on people… Failure is not an appropriate...
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    Pills forever

    My 7 year old just asked how much longer I had to be on the pills (she is thinkibg amoxil is 10 days). I said maybe forever or for a few years at least. She and her 9 year old sister looked like they had been stabbed. The mood in the room changed so much that 5 and 6 year actually shut up. 😉 I...
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