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  1. C

    I think my mother deliberately tries to make me stressed and anxious

    Hi everyone, Does anyone else here have a narcissistic mother or is familiar with the concept? I believe I have a narcissistic mother. I started to figure this out a few years ago when I ended up in an abusive relationship with a psychopath and had to leave suddenly when he threatened to hurt...
  2. danthepumpkinman

    Toxic parents and transitioning to adulthood

    Hey people , to introduce myself, I am Daniel from Bulgaria. I want to share something with you guys that I happen to only share with my cousin who did not give me much help, but rather called me a victim and that I should overcome it... pfftt like it's easy.. Anyways, I was born in Bulgaria to...
  3. E

    Is this worrisome behavior?

    I’m in need of advice. I’m struggling with MIL. She has been coming over for a visit every weekend since my son was born a little over a year ago but wants more time with him and wants to watch him alone. She doesn’t watch him alone currently because we aren’t comfortable with that. We don’t...
  4. N

    This illness has ripped me apart

    I can't take it anymore. the police came to my house a few days ago because a support website thought i was going to hurt myself. they were wrong. I want to die not hurt myself. I just want it all to end. this is something that none of my friends family teachers, the police the therapists can...
  5. J

    Just feel empty and lost

    Hi all, i’m a 21 male and still living with my parents and my BF recently broke up with me which gave me the brilliant opportunity to experience pretty bad anxiety and depression for about a month, since then it’s been mild with it’s common spike every now and then. We were together for a year...
  6. Urban Hermit

    F*ck my father

    Been writing a letter (not one to send) to burn once it's finished to my blood father ... It's really hard.. hurts to remember the sh*t .....I'm such a disappointment to him but f*ck him for not just being a good father, and not just loving me his son ..... :sorry::hankie:
  7. frisas45

    My mother and I suffer from schizophrenia and things are getting better. But I am exhausted to move on.

    I suffer from bipolar disorder and paranoid schizophrenia. I get occasional bursts of anger and panic attacks. Thankfully, with the right treatment, my anger is reduced but I am still paralyzed in fear. My mother is suffering from delusional disorder. She refused to take pills that the doctor...
  8. J

    For the first time I was sent home from work

    I am 25 years old and have worked since I was 15/16. Last Friday I was sent home from work for the very first time. They think I'm depressed and urged me to reach out...so here I am. I don't really know how to go about this...so I'll just start from the beginning. I've always thought there...
  9. PinkCandyFloss

    “Colourful” family (and other) relationships (May be triggering for some)

    Hi all I am looking for advise here in a way, and in another needing to get some things off my chest. For a bit of background I am in my 30s, engaged, step-mum to one and have been diagnosed (currently) with anxiety and depression as part of a wider diagnosis of fibromyalgia. To...
  10. C

    New to all this

    Hi there, i’m New to this site but was advised to give it a go to try and help me cope. I take 40mg of Citalopram, 120 mg of Propanalol and i’ve been given an antihistamine to help me sleep at night. I’m still managing to work but I am finding stress hard to deal with. I find it hard to...
  11. P

    Scared and need advice

    Hi all I wanna thank everyone that responds to this message in advance. I need advice and I have a mildy graphic story, I apologise in advance to anyone if my story and circumstances are not as bad as yours I just want help, insight and understanding. 7 days ago in short summary the person...
  12. dadom


    Hello all. My first time on a forum for MH issues. Just a little precis of my situation... I've been dealing with anxiety issues for many years, which, so the docs say, led to me developing ME/CFS. I was struggling to maintain the pace of life, so decided to try CBD to alleviate my symptoms. I...
  13. A

    how to talk

    hey i think i've been doing self-harm for two years now. i don't think i can stop yet but i think i just need someone to talk this through. how to speak with your family and friends? i'm so tired of wearing long-sleeve shirts and coming up with excuses for that. i feel guilty i haven't told my...
  14. S


    I'm not sure what to write because there's so much to say. I have had depression since eleven but my mental health started before that due to me being molested between nine and ten. I haven't had the most stable upbringing, living with an emotionally manipulative mother and a father who...
  15. V

    Well lets do this I guess

    So... Im Valk. The past few weeks for me have been hell. A little bit of backstory here. I work from home and I work 80-115 hours a week which leaves little time for family or friends. No time to go out and enjoy what a 27 year old should. I have a kiddo. Who is my world. Well his dad ran with...
  16. Soul_Deeps

    Tips for getting out of bed

    Hey, I am now at a point (yet again) where my daily routine contains of very irregular sleep, laying in bed awake, eating and having my whole body hurt because of the complete absence of any movement. It is honestly very exhausting and stressful laying in bed all day, but getting up is just...
  17. I

    ... Losing battle

    I don't want to go into too much detail, but I found the love of my life two years ago when my dad died, and she saved me from depression, my dad been dead is not a issue for me any more at all, both me and my girl are intense people with a inane amount of honesty, we are long distance and been...
  18. vanish

    My family sucks!

    I consider myself a survivor of my family. I endured the trauma of childhood emotional abuse at the hands of my aunt/stepmother and father and cousin/stepsister (yes I belong on the Jerry Springer Show). I was kicked out of home penniless as a teen and found there was nothing but disloyalty and...
  19. R

    I Hate My Family

    Honestly, I’m not sure what I’m looking for in writing here. Maybe just anyone to tell me I’m justified in how I feel, or any kind of commentary or analysis on why I am the way I am would be fine. So, where do I start? I hate my family. Always had a dysfunctional home. My Dad’s an alcoholic...
  20. O

    'fat & slutty'

    I have always felt different and socially awkward. I often say the wrong thing and seem to rub people up the wrong way in my social life. My work with the Homeless is something that I excel in. Helping someone else helps me forget my own problems, even if it is only for a short while. Right...