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  1. Fairy Lucretia

    sometimes i am scared of posting x

    do you ever get scared of posting about yourself for fear you will get no replies? i am extremely sensitive to rejection and to get no replies would really hurt i know by and large i am lucky with the replies i get but im scared of posting about myself in case nobody responds ,i know people...
  2. C

    Feeling so alone

    Hi there everyone, This is my first time posting here. I hope ye are all doing as well as ye can be. I guess I'm posting here because I was recently diagnosed with BPD. I struggle with loneliness and feeling like I don't have anyone in the world, even though I do have a couple of friends and a...
  3. L

    A quick hello 👋

    Hi guys, new to the forums and just wanted to say a quick hello to everyone. My goal when joining was to see if anyone else had undergone similar experiences to myself, and to find different ways of helping/coping. Also, if I can help anyone else along the way that would be epic. I look forward...
  4. J

    feel at a loss

    hi all it's my first time posting I'm 37 and I have suffered with mental health for over 20years. I currently take citalopram and amitriptyline. I work full time I'm married and have to kids. lately I feel like I'm just coasting along last night I've had panic attacks in my sleep. I had to call...
  5. M

    coming out from the shadows

    Hey all! =^_^= Just wanted to say "hi" :) I'm a newbie coming out from the shadows! This site is full of wonderful information that I'm finding helpful. I look forward to posting as it seems like a safe place. Thanks! ~MysticalGypsyPrincess
  6. Hikikomori1979

    Imminent / Impending Death of a Loved One?

    I had to do something recently which involved me having to see my aging parents (for one of the last times) in a town which suits them, a town which is perfect to be old and die in. it rained the whole time i was there To bring a mental health aspect to this story: To put a balance into the...
  7. M

    Greeting - looking for signs of life.

    Greetings, I'm looking for some reflection on my mental state, in an attempt to find a way back to a more functional state. I will be posting a more detailed introductory to my situation in the psychotic depression area.
  8. S

    I really can't do this anymore

    I'm not really sure why I'm posting this, I just don't know what else to do. I've been fighting very hard for a very long time and I cant do it anymore. Meds don't help therapy doesn't help crisis lines don't help, my depression and PTSD are getting worse and taking over my life. I've ruined...
  9. B

    Hey There

    Hi, started an account a short while ago but forgot to introduce myself. I have a fairly long history of mental health issues but it has been especially bad lately and I thought maybe coming to a place like this might help. Don't know how much I will be posting but thought I would introduce...
  10. O


    Hi, another new member here, thanks for having me. Will be posting more about me in a separate thread very soon....
  11. Wednesday_58

    new and needed to vent

    I’m new here and I don’t know how I feel a bout posting....but here it goes. I was diagnosed last year with BPD. And here lately I’m just having a hard time with life. I have three children from two prior abusive relationships. I’m now in a relationship where my partner and I don’t really talk...
  12. P


    Hi, New member here. Been struggling with loneliness, stress and worries that have got on top of me. Need an outlet and some people to talk to. Hope to feel less alienated by posting on here. :)
  13. C

    Anything I can say or do?

    I have "friend" that I've known since grade school who is going through a really hard time. I use the term, friend, very loosely. We actually didn't even like each other back then, but we've all grown up and are connected on Facebook. As an adult I've learned that her mom was an addict and she...
  14. Solitude1


    I feel like a hollow, not that there is a cavity inside me, it's so huge that it's occupied me. I'm the hollow. I'm starting to hate myself for posting a lot here and annoying these forum users.
  15. D

    Can you help me help a friend?

    Hello everyone, and nice to e-meet you! I’ve registered to this forum to find out if I can be of help to a person that I fear might be in a difficult situation for her mental health. The person (let’s call her Amal) is not really my close friend but we have studied together at university and...
  16. Zardos

    Having Trouble Posting ?

    Is anybody else having trouble posting to the forum ?.. When i click the summit button it takes ages to do anything.... Then i get a warning message saying the some of my data may not have been saved.. Plus I've noticed on the forum over the last few days a number of duplicate posts... Is...
  17. S

    Not sure why I am posting here, but here I am.

    Actually, I do know. I'm dealing with anxiety/bipolar disorder. I've been under treatment for several years. Yet, I still struggle. Perhaps it's the holiday season. Perhaps it is just the pressure of my career and my family responsibilities. Whatever it is, I'm definitely struggling and...
  18. D

    Psychosis - Project and Ideas

    Hey Guys Am new here so Hello! :) First a bit about me. I suffer from paranoia and anxiety, and have had two psychotic episodes, with delusions and hallucinations - one of which I ended up in hospital after a week, due to concerns of my safety. My last bad episode was in march, and since...
  19. I

    It' revealing.

    posting open on an internet forum shows who, what type of person and how you are.
  20. L

    Weight Loss Tips

    I am posting this hoping that it won't get removed but will understand if it is. I am just sharing weight loss tips and wondering if anyone else has any they would like to share. They have to be healthy tips, not potentially dangerous ones. Firstly, try to eat 1500 calories a day instead of...