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  1. M

    Ramblings from the edge

    Ok: 20:30 I felt particularly stressed and was struggling to solidfy thoughts. I could feel it, that dark place within the depths of my mind. That spot where I direct all my stress and hardship and sadness and loneliness. A place I can control, and isolate. I felt myself drifting there, with...
  2. A

    Weird thing I did when I was a kid and teenager

    Hey everyone, I was recently diagnosed with OCD I am 20 years old. When I was a kid I always would play with sticks and pencils and shake them while walking up and down the halls. I would make up stories while doing it knowing that it was all make believe. Shaking the stick made me think better...
  3. B

    I have a great new job

    Next week is week 3 of my new job and my 1st "real" week (1st 2 weeks was training to make sure I know what I'm doing and do a good job at it), I would of stuck with my last job if it paid even half-way decent (but sadly almost nobody at that company makes good money, except for mid to upper...
  4. Not_Crazy_Yet

    When did you first realize you really were thru the looking Glass?

    You know what I mean, the moment you realized you were down the rabbit hole? Like full on admission about your experiences and then the realization that this was a permanent stigma. For me upon my first hospital admission I was being evaluated by a head shrinker. He was making strange movements...
  5. K

    Is she afraid of me?

    My best friend of 1 year and I moved away for college together. We were both unhappy with our current lives, hardly any support from our families and she wanted to go away and start a new life with me. Her situation was tougher than mine so I offered to support her until she was stable. I...
  6. alohomora

    Family issues, need opinions!

    Hello everyone, I need your opinions on a subject that I don't know how to deal with, more than an answer or support. Here's a little background to the story so you can understand better. My father and his younger brother, whom I'm very close to, have always had a very complicated...
  7. E

    Rejected by friend

    OK so I have depression and gad. Ive known this guy over 18 months and we went on two dates. But he say we be friends. But I liked him more than friends, but he knew I liked him and said to.me just friends, I felt hurt but excpted it. But just these last few days we have fallen out, we do often...
  8. shaky

    Acting - and disappointment

    I write my own one-person-shows, I have created 4 of them now - which I perform to anyone who wants them. When my mother came to see my latest show she sais 'I never knew you were such a good actor' It made me think about what it's like being an actor. For many years I was a member of a local...
  9. M

    OCD false thoughts and memories

    Hi everyone, I am new on this forum and in desperate need of help. To put a long story short I was at a house party last year and there was a boy there who really liked me. He kept asking if he could kiss me and I repeatedly said no as I wasn't interested and had a boyfriend. As the night went...
  10. alohomora

    I just need to share it

    Hello, I am new on the forum. My name is Laura and I am 21 years old. I've been self-harming since I'm 15. It's something that I've always been dealing with on my own. I never told anyone about it and no one ever noticed. I have never seen a psychologist in my life nor do I intend to...
  11. S

    Regret

    Hi All I was hoping that i could get some assistance here. In January i left a lovely office (lets call it company A) where i knew lots and lots of people and had many friends . I had flexibility and a very good salary. My head was turned by a recruiter and i accepted a position (Company...
  12. B

    I wish you knew this

    The love of my life or at least what I was believing it was the love of my life broke with me times ago, long enough to let her go from my soul. However, today I was feeding from a sweet memory about her, a thing I did long ago, when I was still hoping that we will spend our lifes together and...
  13. Y

    Totally lost after breakup

    I dont know where to start from all this that happened but please take the time and read it all because i really need help. Its the first day of 2018 now and year has started more horribly then ever. My ex and i were together for a year and then on the month of april he broke it off with me...
  14. V

    voluntary isolation

    I have always had the same close group of friends since I was 13 until recently. A couple of them have moved away which is part of it but also my best friend in the whole world ended up betraying me by making up lies about sleeping with my bf and pretty much ripping everyone else she knew apart...
  15. L

    New here suffering terribly with isolation and loneliness

    Hi I'm new here and thought I'd tell you a bit of my experiences. I'm a 46 year old female who started hearing voices four years ago. At that time I was quite depressed and attributed it to that. Before I knew it these voices became very aggressive and were telling me to [ moderated ] if I...
  16. D

    Symptoms

    Hi all Would anyone describe themselves as being "on the verge" of having schizophrenia? My husband had anger problems, he was paranoid at times (he thought I was poisoning his food, that a certain person was going to attack him despite him never meeting this person, it was just someone I...
  17. U

    Not in a good way.

    I have just had my last session with my CPN earlier today and was told by her that she is leaving the post. She told me that towards the end. Not that long into the session I got all upset and mainly cried for the whole hour I was there with her. I am not used to things ending like that as I am...
  18. P

    Does anyone with BPD actually know how to have a stable relationship??

    I have never written on a mental health forum before I'm always so embarrassed to talk about my illness but here I am! I'm basically just sick of ruining relationships and now at 26 I have met a man who is just amazing. He's supportive, understands and accepts my borderline brain, treats me...
  19. S

    Everything is triggering my obsessions...

    I had done well for years by avoiding my main obsessive triggers (the news, political talk, crime shows) but over the last 3 months EVERYTHING seems to be a trigger. The first obsessive episode after years in remission was trigger by a coworker asking me if I knew what Buddhists believe about a...
  20. naominash

    What would you want most from God if you knew you could get it?

    Suppose there was a God of the Universe and God decided you could ask for anything you need? I would ask for self-knowledge. I feel like if I knew my purpose in this world, my constant perfectionism would die down. Id reach the balance between striving after improvement and resting in...
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