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  1. S

    Feeling absolutely hopeless

    On holiday right now but currently stuck in a hotel room whilst everyone else is out exploring the city-the last two days of our holiday have been absolutely awful. Self esteem, anxiety and body dysmorphia have become so horrendous that I’ve essentially retreated to the hotel room for two whole...
  2. C

    Can't Shake the Guilt

    Hello. I'm new to the forum, unfortunately not new to having Borderline Personality Disorder, but new to the diagnosis and treatment. I was wondering if anyone else has feelings of extreme guilt for distancing themselves away from a narcissist parent and the family who doesn't (and never has)...
  3. S

    Is my girlfriend a narcissist/sociopath?

    I've been dating my girlfriend for over a year. Here are my suspicions of sociopathy or maybe narcissism? -Has very few friends - only 1 close friend before she met me -Withholds affection when angry, and gives silent treatment -Stands by her statement that shes's not better than everyone but...
  4. M

    Feeling a bit too inadequate to even say hello, but i’ll try

    Hi there. I’m really struggling at the moment. I have bipolar type two and I’ve relapsed into a very dark depression. Comments have been made towards me by people I cared about blaming me for it because I don’t go to the gym. Ive been in my bedroom for quite a few months now. They don’t know...
  5. BetaMale

    Should I feel guilty about retiring at the age of 30?

    I have bipolar, OCD and psychosis due to which I'm still doing my bachelor's at the grand old age of 29. I have 6 more courses to go and after completing them, I want to retire and learn some life skills that include driving and cooking. I'm an editor of Wikipedia and would like to pursue that...
  6. J

    Anxiety and me at Xmas

    Anxiety and me on Xmas day I wake up at about 8:30 on Xmas morning alone, my husband is at work. I lay there, mind racing already ‘catastrophising’ telling myself about everything bad that WILL happen. We are going to my husband’s mums for dinner. I feel so guilty, I already ‘know’ the day...
  7. A

    Feeling low and depressed

    I've just come back from a holiday with family. Now back in my own supported flat. I am feeling really low and depressed and missing my family. Life feels so cruel. I ended up sleeping Monday afternoon through to Tuesday morning, which meant I missed one day's medication (for which I feel...
  8. Midnight.Panda

    Feeling bad about needing constant reassurance

    I worry an excessive amount and no matter how much someone tries to cheer me up, I can’t stop worrying. The negative feelings are just overflowing so the only way I can let them out is to verbally express myself. I only have a few close friends, but they seem to get angry at me because I need...
  9. A

    How do I manage this and stay in one piece?

    Briefly speaking, I have an infection down below and am getting treated for an infection. My GP also wants me to get a check done at the GUM clinic. I didn't see the need to as my husband is the only person I've been with. I told my husband and he has no symptoms, but he did confess that he'd...
  10. T

    feeling guilty

    I nearly always feel guilty after talking to someone, as if ive said or done something very wrong and It takes ages, sometimes days to get rid of the guilty feeling. It makes me sick to my stomach! Does anyone else have this ?
  11. A

    This doesn't feel ok but it should

    I've posted a lot when I've been struggling, and am not very good in keeping in touch when I'm feeling a little more stable. What I'm trying to say is my suicidal urges have reduced somewhat over the past week, but it doesn't feel ok. I feel guilty that things have settled down a bit. It's...
  12. N

    I witnessed a cat being run-over.I feel so guilty.

    I was crossing the road at the lights when I noticed a car pulled up at the side of the road, the traffic was building up. I witnessed the driver carry a cat and place it on the pavement. The cat was white and ginger and wasn’t moving. The driver then drove off. I feel really bad. I wanted to go...
  13. T

    Churning inside

    Can't sleep tonight not with christmas coming up. Any time I think bout my father I feel fear sadness and pity. He is alcoholic with narcissitic personality disorder he neglected and abused his 3 daughters me the Middle. I got hit more because I got angry more. Anyway I went to a pre Christmas...
  14. V

    Driving phobia

    I am 25 and have never got my drivers license due to an unexplained fear I've had since I was very young. It severely impacts my life because I am a mom of a kindergartner and just makes everything I do 10x harder. I do get help from my family and bf but I always feel very guilty that they have...
  15. M

    Think my intrusive thoughts can make bad things happen. (always guilty)

    Think my intrusive thoughts can make bad things happen. (always guilty) I’ve been obsessed by certain thoughts, for about 6 years now, it all started when I was younger and always felt guilty about certain silly things that I had done, and I wouldn’t forgive myself, and then I had the thought...
  16. K

    Not sure what is wrong with me

    Hi Everyone, I'm looking for a bit of help because I'm supposed to be experiencing one of the happiest times of my life but all I want to do is stay locked away by myself. I have a 7 month old son, at first everything was great but over the last 2 months as he's got more aware of things around...
  17. A

    I am blessed

    I've just found out I've been awarded severe disability premium, to go along with the PIP and ESA I already have. I feel very blessed. Almost guilty too.....
  18. R

    The guilt

    When my son had his first psychosis in May of this year, I was working abroad in France. I had to return home as it was an emergency. The thing is now 3 months later I feel guilty that I left him in the UK. Do other family members/carers experience feelings of guilt? Riz
  19. A

    I need to work hard now

    Despite feeling poorly, I've had a lovely day with family. Now I have to work hard on not letting the disturbing, intrusive thoughts spoil things. I get urges to s/h when I've had a good time. I feel guilty and it all feels a wee bit uncomfortable. Does anyone else struggle this way? xxxx
  20. C

    Struggling to get Better

    I'm on here for the first time hoping to get thoughts from people that may know what I'm going through. I've experienced depression many times and usually can come out of it, feel compassion for myself, and do great things. But this time I feel incredibly guilty for falling so deep into...