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  1. S

    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...
  2. Shana09

    Why is this happening, am I cursed?

    I don't know how to explain this properly but I'm going to try... I feel cursed, like if you get too close to me then something really bad will happen because I can control things with my mind but the things in my mind are not me and not my thoughts... My mum's childhood friend who she has...
  3. B

    I feel like I'm so close to a breakdown

    Hi, to those who are reading this, I hope you all are well. I found this forum and I don't really know what I'm hoping to achieve by posting this. Maybe I just need to vent or see if there are others like me. I had a good childhood. My parents were lovely, I loved all my family, I was a happy...
  4. H

    Disinherited because of mental illness

    Has anyone experienced discrimination by siblings when a parent has died? My siblings cut me out of my mother's will and the family trust? Feel helpless to do anything about it - I am the eldest of five.
  5. L

    New here, good evening everyone!

    I joined because from time to time I feel helpless, hopeless, frustrated, and just plain overwhelmed by life. I'm trapped in a "treatment" center which has become part of the problem instead of part of the solution. I'm not physically stuck there, but I can't in practical terms give it up. Too...
  6. A

    Neighbours harassing me

    Hi guys my neighbours have been harassing me by shining lasers at my window, they use it with a drone. I can hear the drone flying near my window and can see the laser shining at my window though haven't been able to catch it with a camera. I have had to got to hospital to be medicated for a...
  7. B

    Anybody familar with this...

    My child's mother uses my child as leverage to get what she wants. She has and still does unthinkable things to me and i feel my only option is to discontinue contact with her and thus my chikd. If i choose to maintain contact, i believe the stress from dealing with her will cause me health...
  8. T

    Feeling more depressed as time goes.

    My depression is ruining my life. My doctor has suggested I find a forum to bounce ideas off of. What are some real ways to help my mood that aren't on the Internet? I feel terrible more often than not. My wife is getting her dream job. But I can't muster a happy face for her. I feel helplessly...
  9. cpuusage

    Coping With Bad Reactions From Others

    Mental Illness: Coping With Bad Reactions From Others "Having a mental illness can be tough enough, but when we’re brave enough to tell people and they have a bad reaction to it, that only serves to validate those horrible thoughts of being a burden, worthless and helpless. In addition to the...
  10. nonotme

    letting go of the anger.

    Hey, I've been full of anger and recentment so long now I don't know how to let go of it. I hate people, not just the "madness" when I think I'm going to kill, but I really hate people esp those who have more than me. so how do you start to let go? I'm in the last few years of my life, the...
  11. D

    Afraid that I'm slowly losing my fight

    I've been fighting what I believe is OCD for as long as I can remember, and I'm newly obsessed with my self image in a bad way. I see every single possible flaw and it puts me into a depression-like state of mind. I'm overweight by a decent amount, and I'm scared to death of losing my boyfriend...
  12. C

    How can i cope with life

    Im so, unbelieveably unhappy. Im starting to take it out on the people around me, snapping at my bf and pushing him away, getting angry at my dog multiple times a day. Living pay check to pay check, feeling completely trapped inside my stupid life. Sometimes i wish i could just leave it all...
  13. R

    How do I help?

    Hello, What can I do as a friend of someone who suffers from depression? A close friend of mine is struggling, and it breaks my heart... He has been diagnosed and has been on medication but I don't think it has made a difference. We would see each other 2 -3 times a week normally, but now he...
  14. amathus

    Worrying

    How Can I Reduce My Worrying? We’re going to show you how to reduce excessive worrying and how to worry more effectively. Identify Worry Thoughts Worry Thoughts can be recognized by at least one of these features: •You think too much about a problem, to the point that it interferes with...
  15. moyet

    Dad died a week ago

    My dad passed away a week ago this evening after complications after a triple heart bypass. He developed septicaemia and multiple organ failure. I feel so numb. And empty. I tried meeting a friend earlier in town. Perhaps it was too soon. The family keep talking about the official stuff, like...
  16. M

    Been hearing voices for about four years.

    To a point I was obsessed with them, Think it started at the same time mum was diagnosed with cancer, though the psychiatrist says I've been ill for the last decade. been in some kind of helpless, benign and odd stupor. With this new medication I hear less of them, some thoughts have come back...
  17. D

    Death is always an after thought

    Hey I was brought into this world afraid and crying, helpless, 44 yrs later , I am still crying and feel scared and helpless, it's as though I have been born on the wrong planet,month a different species, things that are normal to ( normal people ) are mundane to me, everyday things...
  18. P

    Destruction of Depression

    I am a 22 year old male. When I was 16 I met a women who I fell in love with. She was perfect for me and I have never been happier. A year into the relationship I started to become depressed. I was scared to admit as my brother had been depressed and I saw what it did to my parents so I hid it...
  19. amathus

    Seven Ways Mentally Strong People Combat Stress (Article)

    While stress causes some people to crumble, mentally strong people continue to thrive in the midst of added tension. In fact, they view adversity as an opportunity for self-growth. Whether they're dealing with financial setbacks, health problems, or workplace difficulties, mentally strong people...
  20. T

    When will I get meds right?

    New to this so please bear with me! I have been taking anti-depressants for over 7 years, swapping and changing to try and get it right. I am currently taking Sertraline 50mg but I feel so down again. Anger and tearfulness as come back with a vengeance and I'm feeling a bit helpless. Had a...
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