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  1. J

    I'm Lost

    Hello All, I have joined this group to be able to share my story and read others. I've got to the point where I feel my friends must be sick of me. I have suffered depression all of my adult live and it has cost me 3 relationships including the last one which lasted 12 years but ended 2 years...
  2. F

    Extreme anxiety/fear of blood, blood tests, iv's... [long, sorry :( ]

    Hello everyone, I'm sorry to bother you all with something that I'm sure you've heard a thousand times, but I've read a lot of webpages and some forum posts (here and elsewhere) and I was hoping making a post myself might help as it's more specific? If that makes sense! I'll try to condense this...
  3. P

    I am inhuman

    I can't help but wonder why I'm human. Why am I in a physical form? What was I created for? Why am I not a spirit floating through time and space? What happens when I die? Is life on Earth just a game? I feel like I lost all connection to humanity. I don't understand the point of existing and...
  4. A

    Crippling fear of homework

    hi people, Dunno if i should post this under anxiety or depression but heh. Anyway it's impossible to me to get myself to do my homework. I just. Don't move at all. I spend hours and days not doing anything because i have to do my homework first. Im tired all the time. It would be better if i...
  5. K

    Should i continue cbt ....is it working

    Hello everyone my names james i have just joined this forum, i have had anxiety/panic attacks for around 22 years on and off. My anxiety is specific to travel nowadays and i visited a therapist approx 2 years ago as the anxiety had manifested itself to the point i could not drive on a motorway...
  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. P

    Binging/Purging Issue

    Hi Everyone! I'm new to this site and just wanna get some help to recover from my eating disorder. It all started almost 2 years ago when I started a diet. I managed to balance the calories I was taking before. Well I must that I was fine but I came to a point where I got to full that I needed...
  8. C

    HOCD? i think and hope i have it? But i dont even know at this point

    Im an 18 year old male and I have always been confident in my straight sexuality for a long time. I have had self-esteem issues for a quite sometime in the past before this hit but nothing about my sexuality. I have never had a girlfriend but had crushes on cute girls who didnt like me back.I...
  9. P

    I don't know where to turn :-(

    Hi I'm new to this site but I need guidance on what to do. Me and my partner had a preemie baby last Dec born 30+ weeks and it's been a real tough year, so much so I was drinking every night to block it out. I'm gonna start off by saying last night my partner said "You've changed since he...
  10. P

    In need of advice

    Hi, I need some advice on how to tell my partner about my condition. I have had Dysthymia for number of years, and although mostly under control through medication, it can still be a struggle at times. I am in a fairly new relationship, we are around 4 months in. Typically, a double...
  11. L

    I'm leaving :/

    No one really posts to my questions or concerns on here so I don't see a point in writing here anymore.
  12. S

    Anxiety and agitation

    I'm feeling seriously agitation as well as anxious and have sh'd but the anxiety and agitation continues, I'm feeling hopeless and what's the point in continuing :(
  13. C

    self harm and sounds

    I've had this problem for as long as I can remember, but it hasn't been until the past few years that it has been another trigger for self harming if there is any unnecessary or background noise when I'm trying to concentrate or I just want everywhere to be quiet then I get irritated to the...
  14. J

    Assistance/ advice needed for anxiety.

    Hello, I am hoping that someone is able to point me in the right direction to seek help with my anxiety. I feel a bit ashamed/ embarrassed to do this, but am at the point where i can’t deal with it anymore and don’t know where to turn. Although undiagnosed, I know I have had anxiety and...
  15. J

    Getting help with and for my Girlfriend - Psychosis, Anxiety, Schizophrenia?

    Getting help with and for my Girlfriend - Psychosis, Anxiety, Schizophrenia? Hi, thank you to anybody taking the time to read this, its the first time I have reached out online, here is the back 'story' as shortened as possible: Been with my GF for around 8 years now, around 3 years in we came...
  16. Deadheading

    Video: Borderline Personality: Loved Ones - You Can't Rescue Them

    YouTube I thought this was a good video, although I strongly disagree with the point of people who leave BPD patients should leave and be OK with it. Listening to her talk helped me realize what my abandonment issue is, and who it was. She's going to pay for it by spending the rest of her...
  17. winterinspace

    Growing up thinking you don't matter

    Good evening. When I signed up to this forum several days ago I did not anticipate it being so hard to actually start a topic here. I spent the last nights lying awake for hours, trying to sort through my thoughts and decide on what I actually wish to discuss. The main issue, I would say, is...
  18. Fairy Lucretia

    back to black

    had a few good days where i actually felt quite positive now feeling dread again and suicidal no point to this post ,just feeling alone with it all x
  19. W

    Curious about the side effects of risperidone

    I got prescribed .50mg of risperdal (as a starting point) since paranoia has officially taken over my life and ruined most of my relationships, because of my irrational thoughts and behaviors. My doctor wanted to run some tests on my blood sugar and thyroid because of this medication and read...
  20. M

    Would welcome any thoughts, guidance and advice

    Hi, I am in a relationship with a truly wonderful man who also happens to suffer from General Anxiety Disorder (since his teens). I say that he is a truly wonderful person with conviction; I know that deep down he is kind, caring, loving with a tremendously big heart. However, when he is...