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friends/friendship

  1. N

    Judge me pls

    It's very important for me to be fair with the others and when it comes to me I feel that I'm never fair although I think I am. I don't know how to explain it but it's like if I thought I don't deserve to be in peace with myself and I don't know how to solve it. Four to five years ago I...
  2. S

    I feel ok now

    Been drinking, upped my medication over the legal limit today, don’t feel so anxious or depressed. Anything for a tiny bit of relief. Sad, really. Best friends birthday celebrations tonight and I sat at home drinking on my own because I was too anxious and down to see my friends. Is this the...
  3. S

    I don't know how to move forward - trying and failing

    Hi all, I'm new here and I just feel like I need to talk my issues through somewhere and get some help from people who may know how this all feels. I don't really know where to start. This same kind of thing has been happening my whole life and I've tried my hardest to get rid of it but it...
  4. P

    Im so confused

    Hi, I am new to this site so thanks for letting me join. I do not have BPD or any other mental illness. I am 51 years old and so confused so plan.ease advise me if you can. 12 months ago I met a gay 26 year old guy who lives around 200 miles away from me. We met whilst working away...
  5. U

    Good morning all. I'm here as I can't find anywhere else to turn

    Good morning all Firstly a little about myself. I'm a 36 year old male, that had a bit of a mixed childhood. This hasn't stopped me in adulthood & I feel I'm very head strong. I've done ok over the past 8 or so years, with running my own business. I have 2 smashing children, that some times...
  6. M

    I want to be a better friend

    Hi. I hope everyone is OK. I've recently realized that I'm not a good friend at all, and most of the people who knew me in Uni have quickly deserted me because of it. It hurts so much, but I feel I'm not good for people anymore. I put so much effort into being friends with people, I'll bend...
  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. T

    I had to get rid of a best friend

    I don't want this to be too long, but, I would like say that I am succumbing to the worst side effects during the aftermath of recovering from a toxic relationship. Now, the relationship itself was never heated, and I never argued with the person, but, once I found out one of my friends was a...
  9. spoon-racoon

    outthinking the bad thoughts

    This is something I think about when my brain is telling me that I'm a bad person to be around. Sometimes it helps. Last school year was a rollercoaster of mood swings, most of them depressive. At one point, I felt guilty every time I went to see friends because I was convinced that my...
  10. P

    I'm Lost

    I feel so alone. I really don't know what to do or where to turn. My partner is severely depressed and I've tried everything I can to help him but nothing has worked. I feel responsible for it all as I'm sure he could have been happier without me. I'm juggling so many things at the moment that I...
  11. A

    Help advice needed

    I have bpd every time I drink I throw glasses at people I get so violent I can't control it and I black out and can't remember I have hit my boyfriend and hurt him bad I was unfaithful I take drugs to help me they don't work but I can't stop I have no friends and live on my own
  12. G

    understanding and copin

    ive not been quite right for a long time. ive been up and down so many times I cant keep count of it all. my minds always been different. though of late I know its more broken than usual. professionals have tried to mend me at times, but I am not able to be mended. im not a car that can be...
  13. T

    Feeling alienated from others

    When I'm around people it increases my self consciousness to the point where I am a great listener but worried people find me strange The thing is I am strange Strange to myself. I go and meet up with friends for coffee and during the break I went out for a cigarete I just walked out Then I...
  14. A

    Raw from now on

    I have made a post in the journals section about me being who I really am, and showing my feelings as they are, well, here I start. I'll be doing my posts in different sections maybe according to the title or just here. I'll go bit by bit talking about my daily life until I finally reach the...
  15. K

    Is my friend mentally ill?

    I met this girl at a summer job last year and we clicked. We started going out with mutual friends and got close.One day she told me "I think I've a crush on you. Is it weird?" She had a boyfriend at the time (we're both girls) so I laughed it off. Another time she said "I'm falling for you."She...
  16. A

    idk

    Really dont know how to start here but i will try anyway. I think ive had depression for a few years now. But i cant ever bring myself to talk to a GP about it. Think i would just be wasting their time. Maybe venting it on here might help, never done this before. Normally i can handle it, i...
  17. K

    Is my friend mentally ill?

    I met this girl at a summer job last year and we clicked. We started going out with mutual friends and got close.One day she told me "I think I've a crush on you. Is it weird?" She had a boyfriend at the time (we're both girls) so I laughed it off. Another time she said "I'm falling for you."She...
  18. M

    Want some opinions. ( Sorry this is reaaaal long)

    Well, my life has been quite interesting, everyone says that and everyone is right in some regard, no one has experienced what you have the same way that you have. But that's not the topic. I grew up with some severe medical issues that have impacted my life later on that I was blissfully...
  19. M

    Why does loneliness hurt?

    I have had some of the greatest friends anyone can hope for. They have all been pets. Recently I lost my two best friends in horribly tragic house fire. I am so lonley now. I only drink and take medication. I miss my best friends. Ive turned to this website in desperation. I dont sleep well anymore.
  20. K

    Is she afraid of me?

    My best friend of 1 year and I moved away for college together. We were both unhappy with our current lives, hardly any support from our families and she wanted to go away and start a new life with me. Her situation was tougher than mine so I offered to support her until she was stable. I...
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