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  1. M

    Feeling insecure. Family underestimating the severity of my condition.

    I was very recently diagnosed with fatigue syndrome (not CFS) by a doctor. My parents now know that my condition is fatigue. Despite this, however, they underestimate the severity of my condition. They say things like "You can certainly play piano and sing at the same time, so learn and play a...
  2. J

    Insecurities, Relationship suffering, Money Issues, Worthless

    Hello all, I'm new to this forum and just looking to hear some kind words or find people who may relate to some of my personal issues. Although it would be nice to hear some advice, I also know how tough depression can be and hope to be able to talk and make others feel like they're not alone...
  3. N

    I have anxiety

    I have really bad anxiety and it is during every second of the day. I worry about anything and everything and a lot of it stems around what people think of me and if I did anything wrong, stupid, or socially incorrect. I am insecure about my looks, my weight, and I get little surges of panic...
  4. L

    Gaslighting

    It's been almost 2 years since I split from my ex. Last year, shortly after we split I went psychotic and spent most of last year in hospital, this year has been a good year, it's been about reconnecting with friends (that I stopped seeing when I was dating him) and realising the reality of the...
  5. M

    Please help Bf on holiday, im an obsessed wreck

    Please no judging or nasty comments My bf of 2 years is currently in croatia, for outlook (drum and bass etc) festival with his brother and mates for 17 days He went last year and i fell to peices. It was a nightmare. i miss him but im also paranoid. I have a lot of mental health issues (bpd...
  6. maggiecraft

    permanent trauma from bullying?

    I was bullied in high school to the point where I would skip school so I could avoid them. I still get these nightmares frequently that I’m stuck in high school... I am so insecure that I am extremely soft spoken and shy and insecure because of it. I am so ready to get over this and become a...
  7. Z

    Insecure of her rich ex boyfriend

    I really want to get it off my chest, how I feel so insecure of her rich ex-boyfriend. I’m not a total nut job. I’m employed in an 8-5 job with a decent monthly salary, but it’s still different from him. I want to give her luxurious gifts and take her to fancy trips like he used to do for her...
  8. M

    I hate being so insecure, it's ruining my life

    I don't think anyone close to me truly realised how insecure I am. It's causing my every day life to be hell and I want to stop feeling like this, but I don't see it changing anytime soon. I tell myself no one actually likes me and they're just talking to me to not be mean. I know I'm not good...
  9. S

    Anxious/ depressed/ insecure. Help?

    Hi I literally just joined this forum so not sure how it really works. All my life I have been a very anxious person. From a young age I would constantly be nervous going to school, college,work etc. I was in a relationship for around 4 years and during that full time the guy was cheating. I...
  10. Lyotto1

    What are you most insecure about?

    If i see some serious answers i will put mine under.
  11. T

    Supporting Friends

    I had this friend in my college class, she had such a lovely bubbly personality and we got on really well. We both have mental problems and she has severe depression. she wouldn't come in and spent most time at home. however i was always there supporting her and helped her finish up her work...
  12. E

    Painful insecurities and emotional suffering.

    I am feeling very insecure... About my sex performance and my penis size. Its too compulsive for me and stress about it and feel depressed, angry and bothered. I once stopped during sex with my gf just because I wasn't enjoying sex anymore cause my head is filled with ideas of how fulfilling is...
  13. R

    Depressed and blaming it on myself

    I'm a 20 year old male who feels like he hardly has accomplished anything. Not in a way of educational aspects, that's honestly not a problem at all. The problem lies more in an emotional direction: I feel like I've missed out on quite some occasions (like parties and stuff) in my teenage years...
  14. L

    Sharing my thoughts...I hope you don't mind...I hope it isn't too long.

    Sharing my thoughts...I hope you don't mind...I hope it isn't too long. I am trying to remain as positive as I can by reminding myself 'why would I want to be with someone who doesn't want me in their life any more' (boyfriend broke up with me) It is hard because of the broken promises...
  15. S

    Insecurity...... How best to help an insecure person who shuts down

    So I have been dating a girl now for the past 4 months. We have lots in common, common goals long term short term and interests. She however is Very insecure. I have done several hours reading about insecurity and how to help a person. I see lots of things listed that she does. Some...
  16. A

    girlfriend not understanding please help.

    hi, Quite a complicated subject here and i welcome many views, it is a long read but please persevere. recently i split from my girlfriend of four years, I am totally in bits about it as the reason we split was my fault, I suffer from anxiety and depression (clinical). why we split? I had an...
  17. E

    Am I clinging onto my friend?

    Hi guys. So there is this guy who I'm super close to. But I also use him to regulate my emotions as the only other way I can do this myself is through self harm. So just before I lose control I talk to him to use him to regulate me and avoid self harm. The thing is I have been down for a...
  18. C

    Help I want to die

    I can't trust my own feelings or gut instincts because I know my thoughts are irrational but my head is in a total spin. I know this will be long but please can some one take the time to read it- thank you. I feel like if I wasn't pregnant I really would take my own life. Everything I...
  19. C

    Please help I want to die

    I can't trust my own feelings or gut instincts because I know my thoughts are irrational but my head is in a total spin. I know this will be long but please can some one take the time to read it- thank you. I feel like if I wasn't pregnant I really would take my own life. Everything I...
  20. F

    Attachment and coping in psychosis in relation to spiritual figures

    Abstract Background Studies have found higher levels of insecure attachment in individuals with schizophrenia. Attachment theory provides a framework necessary for conceptualizing the development of interpersonal functioning. Some aspects of the attachment of the believer to his/her spiritual...
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