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  1. D

    Just reaching out for support, feel trapped, extreme emotions

    Yes so I have been struggling to survive, I only do so really because there's people I don't want to upset, I don't actually care about myself on any level (can't even bring myself to shower, feel disgusted every time I walk past a mirror, I can barely think or concentrate today and as for my...
  2. J

    Hello

    I have just joined in hope to get support and give support. I have GAD, and have had it since I was 18. Now at (cough cough) 42, i have learnt new ways to deal with it. I go up and down, depending on the stress in my life. Currently fighting a battle with fear and panic attacks bought on by...
  3. C

    Helping My Children

    My ex wife has BPD. At least this is my non-professional diagnosis after many years of a confusing marriage. It was the main cause of our marriage failing. I moved out a few years ago and our relationship is much better now. I'm no longer compelled to put up with her moods or try to fix things...
  4. E

    Bottom problems

    My GP has referred me to the colorectal department at the hospital & I will need to have a camera put up my bum, the reason is that for a while I've been having blood in my poo, the GP examined my bum & said that I do not have hemorrhoids; my mental health is so bad & my living conditions are so...
  5. T

    Hi-yo, my name is Tom

    Hey folks, I decided to start posting on here because I'm in my 30s now and I deal with constant, massive waves of depression. It's not a constant state, but when it gets bad... it gets so bad. I get very focused on aging and dying and death and endings and it all makes me so incredibly sad...
  6. P

    How do i start getting help?

    Hi, everyone. Here's my situation. I'm a 39 year old man living in the northeast US. I have severe anxiety and i'm depressed. I basically have no life. I'm single and haven't dated in years. I don't work and haven't worked in years. I don't drive, i've never gotten a license to drive. At this...
  7. Diplodocus

    Question about OCD and living with it.

    Hi, It is the first time I write on this forum. I do it in a process to know more about OCD and how to live with it. Here is my situation : I'm living with my girlfriend. I love her more than anything, so my process here is to try being a better boyfriend for her and understand her more. All...
  8. Homebound87

    Help

    Hi. I've been dealing with agoraphobia,depression,anxiety,panic attacks and social anxiety. I am very alone in this. I'm ashamed of all of this. I've tried to get help for the depression,panic attacks 11 yrs ago and it was very miserable they had me on so many meds my body shut dwn and I ended...
  9. Deadheading

    Well it's official: I have this

    I had a follow-up appointment with my new psychiatrist today, and he confirmed I have BPD. I'm still skeptical my life will ever improve now, after 2 years of living under siege.
  10. mami5

    Living 2 lives

    At the moment I feel I'm living 2 lives 1 - I'm ok, planning ahead, looking to the future, feeling good 2 - I'm suicidal, self harming, no interest in anything and don't care Unfortunately for me....the second life rules the most Got to love BPD!!!!:curseyou:
  11. P

    What am I doing with my life...

    Day in and day out. I guess I make an effort to be something, or atleast become something. I am currently a 22 year old male, living with my mom and teenage siblings. At the moment I study chemistry at university and work part time outside of that. Sometimes I just stop to think what I am even...
  12. maggiecraft

    living with major depression, social anxiety and PTSD

    This has been the hardest and most confusing times... everything felt like it hit me All at once. I’m so tired of this daily battle with myself ... everything is a struggle.. I didn’t used to be like this. But now I can’t even go to the gas station without feeling anxiety thinking everyone is...
  13. Kirkpatrick

    Living two lives on the same time line

    Normally, I'm garden variety BPI, but recently, I keep having the feeling that I'm really living in two different lives. I'm the same person in each one, its just the conditions that led up to me becoming who I am are different. I feel like the one I'm in now, the one where I take shitty...
  14. Greyhound

    Can BP be manged without drugs?

    Hi all Newbie here. I have had BP as long I can remember but I only confirmed it myself in the last year. My life has been erratic to say the least, countless jobs, making more enemies than friends, a life of bad decisions. I always put it down to my drinking and other nasty stuff that I was...
  15. vanish

    Living with an emotionally unstable partner

    It is so complicated. Man you never know what you are going to receive next or what what mood may present. Just now my wife told me to leave her right out of the blue, nothing provoked it at all. She just flew into a fit of rage directed right at me. When I started to look saddened by the...
  16. C

    I feel like a ghost thrown into the land of the living...

    I feel like a ghost thrown into the land of the living by mistake, forced to stumble along through a lifetime, even though there’s nothing for me in this world. I’m a shadow compared to others people’s ambitions and drive and desires, a creature that wants solely to curl upon herself and puzzle...
  17. T

    Do I have a schizophrenia

    Quick question here: I'm coming from a family with several schizophreniacs (mother, grandmother, uncle) and my childhood was thus problematic. I was always very introverted, except in the family circle. Now, at 24, after living in few different countries and opening myself to people, I'm showing...
  18. N

    Saw image on Google images that is rekindling old depression

    I need to let this out to someone anyonymous because this isn't the sort of thing you can tell anyone really. I have deperonilazion disorder, have suffered with extreme anxiety and depression along with OCD and other issues chronically. I came out of depression last year and and have been...
  19. T

    Do you think it's possible I suffer from PTSD (srs)

    My mother died when I was 14, I'm now 25. When it happened I immediately gained a sense of sort of living a "new life" as a different person. It didn't really feel like me. For some months after I became unusually extroverted almost manic. Then started to crash and became more and more anxious...
  20. I

    Toxic older sister

    Hi everyone, I'm trying to tell my story short eventhough I can't make it in just one thread. 25 years ago my mom died tragically. I was 11 living home with mom and dad, my sister 23 living with her husband. After some month my father and her decided that I have to go and live with her...
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