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  1. S

    I have to quit therapy and it causes me a lot of distress

    I've been in this therapy group for a while now and I recently found out that I'll have to quit because I've been in it for so long. This has caused me so much anxiety and grief and I don't know what to do about it. This therapy group is the only place I ever feel safe in to talk about my...
  2. My_Second_Chance

    Effects Of Social Isolation!

    What are the effects of social isolation? Can it damage a person? If so, how and what? What is the impact it can affect the person's family and friends?
  3. G

    I feel like a horrible person

    I was diagnosed with bpd 4 years ago. On the inside I am very impatient and easily annoyed. I don't forgive people. I have not patience with people I think are stupid. I don't like many people. I have said rude things to people and some days just don't speak much. I cam be blunt and insult...
  4. V

    Advice: Help Supporting a Loved One with Depression

    Hi everyone - I am new here, and I am just looking for some advice and wasn't sure where to turn... Sorry in advance for my novel (i didn't expect to write so much) :unsure: and thank you for anyone who takes the time to read it and give advice. I guess i will just jump into it: My boyfriend...
  5. T

    Hi all

    Morning all. Hope everybody is OK, and will have a good day I was watching something online last night, which was really interesting. If you search for "Ted talks", and find the talk by 'Karen Dolva', she talks about social isolation with Anxiety. It's well worth a watch. Il try and send the...
  6. H

    Not coping

    Hello. I joined the forum recently, but haven't posted until now. I've read lots of the posts here and I realise that I am lucky. My problems compared to most are trivial, but they've overwelmed me. I am too much of a chicken to actually commit suicide, but I think about ways and means of...
  7. B

    Who (what job title) offers in home support for agoraphobia, ptsd, hikikomori, recluse in UK?

    Who (what job title) offers in home support for agoraphobia, ptsd, hikikomori, recluse in UK? Who (what job title) offers in home support for agoraphobia, ptsd, hikikomori, recluse in UK? Hello. I'm finally reaching out on this website. I have grown very conflicted and often can't find the...
  8. N

    Isolation

    I think the most most painful aspect of this illness is the loneliness. For the past 6 years I have completely shut out the people in my life. I thought that once I got diagnosed everything would get better but nothing has really changed... My mood swings, paranoia, the voices...sometimes its to...
  9. G

    Hi forum, just introducing myself. Here goes...

    Hi, I'm an 18 year old at university, and things have been getting a little much for me lately. I have no one to talk to. My family doesn't respond well to 'stress,' as we call it and they don't really like it when I bring up my array of mental problems. While they can be supporting, they don't...
  10. spoon-racoon

    advice about past trauma and relationships?

    I'm 18 right now, and for about 2 years during high school I was in a really toxic relationship. It was my first time dating someone and I was essentially groomed into accepting the abusive situation as normal. I feel like this experience really messed up my ability to form healthy...
  11. K

    My depression is suffocating me

    Firstly, I wanted to say hi, my name is Hannah and I'm 19 years old. Since Christmas of 2017 I've been diagnosed as being chronically (severely) depressed with social anxiety and mixed anorexia and bulimia. I have been on various antidepressants for just as long. In present time I attend weekly...
  12. W

    I thought I was getting better, but...

    Hello everyone, I'll try to keep this introduction as brief as possible! The root problem of my mental health issues lies with my Asperger's Syndrome, which caused me to develop severe anxiety (as a result of social rejection since my first day at school) which at its worst manifests as...
  13. S

    lonliness and isolation making me more depressed

    can't do this lonliness , isolation anymore , feel i've been lonely so much of my life , even when i was at school i was lonely , college i was lonely , uni i was lonely .. now i get so lonely .. lonliness isn't helping its gone on too long , this lack of friends to see , this lack of people in...
  14. L

    New member Hello

    Hello, im new, not clear on how everything works but do want to say Greetings to all. Like some i'm working through some things. My support network has dissolve so I'm experimenting here.
  15. B

    **POSSIBLE TRIGGER (not sure)** I'm Afraid to Talk About What I'm Going Through Because Others May Hurt Me

    **POSSIBLE TRIGGER (not sure)** I'm Afraid to Talk About What I'm Going Through Because Others May Hurt Me I know the show South Park advises against safe spaces but I feel that when I am open and honest about what I'm going through others quickly judge me. They then in turn use those...
  16. B

    **TRIGGER WARNING** There are Days When I Want to Avoid People All Together

    **TRIGGER WARNING** There are Days When I Want to Avoid People All Together Sometimes I want to live without human contact, all together, with three dogs to keep me company. I'd feed them and take care of them. I am so tired of human beings being so violent and nasty to one another. I'm...
  17. J

    Worried for farther

    I am very concerned for my farther. We have never really had a close relationship. I always remember him being very strict when I was very little and both me and my brother were much closer with my mother. I am now 20 and getting ready to leave home. since I was around age 9 my farther has been...
  18. K

    I'm having trouble socializing again after a near suicide.

    Hi everyone, This may be a bit of an odd one so I'll try to keep it simple. I'm currently recovering from a near-suicide I had last year in London and am living with family trying to save up to get a place of my own again. At the moment, I feel like I'm back to square one on a lot of progress...
  19. S

    Stuck in a situation that's causing me to isolate myself

    Hi guys, this is my first post here because I really need to talk to anyone about this situation, it's eating me up inside. A few months ago my best friend (who I live with) abandoned me when he got a girlfriend (who I also live with). He had been the first person I'd opened up to in years, I...
  20. A

    Would therapy/CBT help deal with isolation/loneliness?

    Hi, wasn't sure which forum to post this in so thought i'd try here. Everytime I look for help on how to not feel awful the constant I keep seeing is "talk to your friends", but what do you do if you don't have any? I don't mean "only have one or two", I have literally nobody left to talk to...
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