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    losing the will..has anyone ever had this obsession before?

    Hi so I’ve recently started Fluoxetine 20mg for the first time ever 7 days ago to help with severe POCD/HOCD/ROCD (I’m a lad), don’t really know if it’s working much yet although I did have a couple of really obsession free days last weekend. Anyway, one of my Hocd triggers a while ago was a...
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    Advise to cover scars?

    Hi, I’ve got some really deep scars when I self harmed 3 months ago when I was really drunk; I had to have surgery and bio oil hasn’t done much... please can someone give advise how to hide these scars effectively? It’s affecting my confidence as I can’t even go swimming with my friends or...
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    Please help..If anyone could answer I’d be so so grateful! (HOCD/POCD/ROCD)

    Hi I’m not going to go into great detail about my history and situation because I feel like I’ve done this before and I’m so exhausted now, I just would like to ask a few questions to anyone who can help me. 1. How do you break the cycle in terms of not having the thoughts but remembering you...
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    Black Mirror HOCD trigger? Anyone relate?

    Hi, I just watched the new Black Mirror episode Striking Vipers and it essentially follows a married man who turns out to be gay with one of his friends and has been lying to his wife/kids for some time. This is like one of my core fears of happening, something that I often think that I don’t...
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    Scared to relapse/fall off track.

    Hey all. I struggled with anorexia and orthorexia all throughout high school, then in college a bit, but then last summer I actually became bulimic after a trip to Europe with a lot of food. Since then, I'd seen a nutritionist, she gave me a plan, but it was just way more food than I was used to...
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    Help with hygiene

    hello i don't if this is the right place to post. i have a hygiene problem, i am a young adult i haven't washed in close to 9 years and I don't no what to do about it and i haven't come across this issue in the forum yet, so i wanted to know if anyone has any advice or there own experiences. i...
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    At a loss...

    Does any one else experience anxiety around their partner? Sometimes when he’s away I feel fine. I don’t have anxiety. I still have these thoughts about if I love him or not. I still have compulsions. But I sometimes want him to go away so I can not have the anxiety and obsessions I have around...
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    Intrusive Thoughts?

    Does any one else experience anxiety around their partner? Sometimes when he’s away I feel fine. I don’t have anxiety. I still have these thoughts about if I love him or not. I still have compulsions. But I sometimes want him to go away so I can not have the anxiety and obsessions I have around...
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    Intrusive Thoughts?

    I’ve been diagnosed with bipolar disorder for about three years now. I’ve been relatively stable on medication until the end of 2018. I came off of abilify because of weight gain. I thought taking my Prozac would be fine. It causes mania but I’m not reckless while manic I guess. Idk it sounds...
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    Adult self-harm/OCD help in Northumberland?

    Please could someone tell me if there is a specialist service accepting Northumberland referrals for adults with self-harming OCD? I managed to confess my struggle to a GP, but she was dumbfounded, because it's an odd thing she didn't know about and she told me there was no specialist service...
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    Is my roommate on the autism spectrum/ how can I deal with him?

    So I'm in a doozy. Heres the backstory to my situation: Back in October, I transferred down here to major in music production in a school in Florida. This school doesn't have any dorms, so before coming here, I had to find someone off the roommate list that they provided, so they would sign a...
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    Can anyone relate/fully get their life back?

    I’m in a really bad place at the moment and I’ll just summarise my situation... Mild/Normal social anxiety until last summer when me and my girlfriend spent time apart due to university commitments. Started with HOCD thoughts but didn’t take over my life...until Xmas when I finally plucked...
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    I don’t know what to do with my life

    I don’t know what to do I have nothing on the earth to live for anymore no one loves I hate myself no one needs me and I keep getting suicidal thoughts and I self harm I’m just alone. I don’t necessarily want to die but I don’t want to live if that makes sense to anyone
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    Is it wrong?

    Hello, i didn't know which forum to put this in Is it wrong to ask someone to take me in for a weekend because i'm feeling suicidal and can't be in my house anymore? I trust this person but don't want to burden them with my mental health problems. I feel like everyone is tired of me and no one...
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    I hate my disability and don't know how to stop.

    I wasn't sure where to post this, but I guess this is the best place. I was diagnosed with CMT (otherwise known as HMSN) when I was 5 years old, for the first 2 years or so I never really felt any different. I felt like any other kid. Until I began being bullied for my condition, they would...
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    Has anyone ever got over this? (HOCD/ROCD/POCD)

    Hello, so around a year ago my general anxiety took a completely different turn when I started to spend large amounts of time apart from my girlfriend due to work/university commitments.. during this time I started to feel quite lost and developed mild HOCD which would come and go once in a...
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    Mirtazapine vs Trazodone

    Hello to all my fellow forum members! I need an advice. I use Mirtazapine for insomnia and it does wonders. I sleep 7-8 hours every single night on 15 mg of Mirtazapine after 14 months of treatment. But the hunger is permanent and unbearable and I gained a lot of weight. Now I decided that I...
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    Need help, not sure what to do

    So for the past 3 years i'm pretty sure i've been depressed, i dont find hobbies as fun anymore, i stay up until atleast 2am on school days, when i dont have school ill be up until atleast 6am and then i sleep for 12 hours and wake up still feeling groggy/drained(i've tried sleeping for 6,8 and...
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    Need advise partner has anxiety, depression&paranoia

    Hiya everyone, first time using this. I’d just like some advise really from anyone who’s been in this situation or has one of the above& feels this way. Basically I have a 4 year old daughter from previous relationship. Me& my current partner are expecting a baby. When I pick up& drop my...
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    I don't know what is wrong with me.

    I don't know how to start this, it'll be a long one, I know that. I apologize if it's rambling, but I am looking for help. I don't know where to post this so I put it in "other conditions and experiences" I am a 24 year old female who is about to finish her freshman year of college in a week...