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  1. J

    Need some advice

    I have recently been diagnosed with GAD, but I have been suffering for years. Just before my diagnosis I broke up with my girlfriend of 3 years. I feel I am holding her back from moving forward with her life. I desperately want her back but I feel like that is a selfish choice only helping...
  2. B

    Top of the world, back down to earth

    I started seeing my best friend as more than a friend, having left my previous partner who was not good for my mental health, it was the happiest I have been in years, genuinely felt like nothing could stop me, suddenly she has put the breaks on the whole thing, something I can understand as...
  3. Fairy Lucretia

    miss you all xx

    hope everyone is okay as they can be am trying to post more but right now just want me maddie and aunt not very healthy but all i can deal with i look on here sometimes though to see how you are all doing and think about this place often sending so much love and cuddle and good wishes to you...
  4. A

    In A Dark Place

    I have floated around with mental problems for many years now. Over the past 12 months I have been hospitalised numerous times for a variety of reasons associated with my mental troubles. I have long turned to gambling aswell not even out of being an addict but more as looking for a thrill to...
  5. S

    My voice hearing

    I learned to stay positive and find the silver linings in life and that you can't fix the world only those you love in life. If they don't like you oh well life moves on someone will to be honest. More positivity more influence. DC 111:8 And the place where it is my will that you should tarry...
  6. A

    Universal credit taking place in 2019.

    Is anyone here aware that univsersal credit is taking place in 2019? I am very concerned about this as I think the government will cut a lot of people's 'esa' and 'pip'. I really cannot afford for this to happen to me; as I am not fit or well enough to do any paid work....anyone feel the same?
  7. R

    My mental problems please advise me?

    Hi I’m not sure if I have mental health issues but I will explain. I have had to move in with my parents as I can’t afford a place on my own (I am 36) I am embarrassed I’ve got no friends I can move in with they are settled even people my age from school are. I am miserable because I want to...
  8. T


    Hi, I'm new here as I'm desperately trying to find a place where I can talk. I've had anxiety for as long as I can remember, and I've been struggling on and off with depression for about 13 years now. Right now I'm in a really deep depressive mode, I've just started my PhD and I hate it and...
  9. A

    Need advise please

    So i don’t really know what is wrong with me, when things get bad or too stressful I used to get blackout drunk for days. I now don’t drink or go out as it ruined a lot for me so I smoke endlessy to cope but really struggling at the moment. My mum kicked me out so currently living with other...
  10. hi-on-lyfe

    New here , checking in to say "hello"

    Hello , I am new to this forum and from reading the posts today it does look like a good place to be.
  11. D

    Feeling like a fraud

    Sometimes I feel like an imposter who was given a job that I don’t feel I deserved it or I feel like people are looking at me on why I was promoted at the first place. Sometimes I make a mistake, I feel I like a failure and my mentor and manager in trainer talks to me in a patronising way...
  12. Fairy Lucretia

    no choice but to stay away

    something was posted on here that really hurt me i needed this place but no longer feel safe i will miss everyone so much x Lu x
  13. G

    Being the stronger person

    Hey members sorry I haven’t been here much lately been really busy. This will be short because I’m writing it from my mobile phone. I had a thought. I have seen a lot of disturbing instances of people fighting online and in person. In all reality if you accept your faults you automatically come...
  14. R

    ??Is there ever gonna be any light at the end of the tunnell

    I am struggling with my mental state at the moment an just found out my hubby has been having an affair my head is all over the place some days are worse than others xx
  15. R

    I'm back!

    I was littlemermaid! It's a long story, but I decided to come back! I had to deal with feeling guilty and a lot of personal stuff. I just wasn't happy with myself. I'm still not. But I really missed this place! I'm also getting some help with my life so hopefully things will turn out fine for...
  16. S

    What do I do?

    What do I have to do to succeed I am 25, I have never had a job before I live in the UK and I go to college. I want to go to UNI next year though. My stepsister is nearly finished UNI and is on her placement year this year, she has a boyfriend and is going on holiday with his family this month...
  17. F

    driving with ghosts

    I was wondering if anyone else had this problem??? Every time I drive some place, no matter the place, while driving I see (what i describe as black mass). I have to drive down back streets and i'm consistently mistaking mailboxes as people. Also I tend to daze out when I'm driving down long...
  18. T

    Hello, wanted to introduce myself

    Hello Everyone, I just wanted to briefly introduce myself. My name is Elliot and I have come here to seek advice on the next steps I should take to move my life forward. I will be writing a more detailed post on my current situation but in short I became heavily depressed and struggled with...
  19. Guy12182

    Starting Over/New Friends/New People

    PEOPLE People, people need people in their lives, people depend on people,people want to love people I am a people. Well, I've been here a few days now. I've released some things from my life. And the word people came to my mind. I'm gonna be starting over my life at 56. I'm going to be...
  20. Guy12182

    Wellbeing Maintenance and Tools

    Well Being Maintenance is takin` for granted sometime. Some think it will all fall into place. Some use the wrong Tools, Some give up to easy. Some make it happen.... For me, this is sometimes really hard to accomplish...given I/we have mental illness. But what I do have is the tools at this...