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  1. N

    Friend zone

    How do you get out the friend zone with someone when you have social anxiety?
  2. H

    My experience with relationships & having schizophrenia & What was ur relationship like while having hallucinations???

    When I first got diagnosed with schizophrenia, the truth is I denied it. Have I accepted it now, Yes because I know more about it but I'm not afraid like I used to. My first proper relationship, I was scared to tell him, but I did. I was scared, of course, he would leave me, thinking I was...
  3. G

    Does my partner have bipolar???

    I am currently struggling with a situation involving my partner of 4 years. I was told from the beginning that he has schizophrenia, which I accepted and was something I had experience in due to a past job, so wasn’t something that worried me too much. Three weeks ago he suddenly stopped...
  4. B

    New relationship anxiety

    I am a 18 yo high school girl. One week ago I have met a guy on the Internet. He is 4 years older and we get along really well. We are really alike and it seemed like we both wanted to start a relationship, so... we did. It felt really nice to flirt with him and we have so much in common. But...
  5. A

    Struggling with BPD and relationship

    a little background, I was diagnosed with BPD, major depression and anxiety 3 years ago now. My BPD comes from childhood trauma, my father was a horrible alcoholic and my mother was neglectful of me. (Major abandonment issues) I did some counseling and took citalopram for my depression and...
  6. L

    At a loss...

    Does any one else experience anxiety around their partner? Sometimes when he’s away I feel fine. I don’t have anxiety. I still have these thoughts about if I love him or not. I still have compulsions. But I sometimes want him to go away so I can not have the anxiety and obsessions I have around...
  7. J

    Just feel empty and lost

    Hi all, i’m a 21 male and still living with my parents and my BF recently broke up with me which gave me the brilliant opportunity to experience pretty bad anxiety and depression for about a month, since then it’s been mild with it’s common spike every now and then. We were together for a year...
  8. E

    Leaving my BPD girlfriend after 9 months

    Hi all I have decided to leave my girlfriend after 9 months. It wasn't an easy decision to make but I feel it is the only option I have. The problem is that whenever I say something she doesn't like she becomes really emotional and hurts herself or threatens suicide and I get scared and take...
  9. T

    Dealing with a breakup through the BPD "lens" --

    Hello, everyone! I'm very interested in learning if any of you who struggle with BPD, have ever dealt with a painful breakup sometime in your life. Last weekend, my boyfriend of almost two years has expressed that he's recently lost feelings for me and would like a break to see if his feelings...
  10. PurpleDaffodils

    Dealing with the anniversary of a traumatic event?

    I was officially diagnosed with PTSD within the last year from an abusive relationship I was in almost two years ago now. I was in the relationship for 5 years which included manipulation, emotional, paychological, financial, sexual and threat of physical abuse. I started noticing my depression...
  11. T

    Boyfriend with agoraphobia, panic disorder, social anxiety, anxiety

    Hi everyone, I’m not sure this is the right forum to post this but it would be wonderful to get some insight and advice. My boyfriend and I have been together for three-and-a-half years. We are best friends, understand one another and love each other very much. But we are at a crossroads...
  12. T

    Relationships - Emotional Drought?

    Hello, everyone! I'm interested in learning if anyone here has every personally experienced or knows someone who has experienced something that I refer to as an emotional drought? Long story short, my boyfriend of almost two years has just expressed to me that he "needs time" and "needs a...
  13. T

    Emotional abuse towards bpd

    I work daily on myself n retraining my frontal brain... My S.O. does not.. He can he mean and emotionally controlling to the point of abuse. Its frustersting that all the info out there on BPD makes us the abuser.. Like no one cld possobly manipulate or use our disorder to gaslight and...
  14. H

    Relationship

    I met this guy in January and automatically I got attached, he told me all the right things and he treated me in a way that I was longing for. He made me feel protected and safe. I felt like he could put up with my craziness and mood swings and all the other issues I had. I’ve been diagnosed...
  15. G

    bpd relationship problems

    i am in a loving and healthy relationship which i would not trade for the world. my boyfriend and i love each other but lately we’ve been encountering some problems. he’s been insecure/upset and he had told one of my friends that he loves me, but not as much as i love him. i experience emotions...
  16. F

    My PTSD-Suffering girlfriend has ended the relationship.

    Hi I am new to this forum, I found out about it after my PTSD-Suffering girlfriend ended our relationship a couple of weeks ago. Since then, I have been reading more about the condition to try and gain a better understanding of how it feels and what to do etc. We were together for 1year and...
  17. R

    Found out my GF has schizophrenia

    Hello, I'm here to ask some help by people who are more used to the schizophrenia scenario than i am... Basically, some months ago i met a incredible girl, that i fell in love really fast for. She said sometimes that she experienced some hallucinations, but from the beggining, i thought that...
  18. F

    How to help my boyfriend with BPD feel loved?

    Hey! First time poster here, so sorry if the formatting is weird or I’m not doing a kind of forum-tradition. To start off, I do not have BPD, my boyfriend does. I love him very, very much, and want him to be aware of this. However, he struggles to believe it, and we are both searching for a way...
  19. Parfait1722

    Anxiety :/ ever suddenly want to push away loved ones?

    Do you guys ever wake up one day and feel uncomfortable around someone you like even though they didn’t do anything or haven’t changed?? Everything they do seems a little bit cringey in a way and when they try to interact with you it makes you annoyed?? This happens every time I make a friends...
  20. B

    Feel like a burden to my boyfriend

    Hi all, I'm in a new relationship (5 months or so) with someone who is very very supportive and understanding, and we share so much with each other. In fact I've never felt able to be so open with someone I'm dating. I have depression with anxious tendencies, am on meds (citalopram) and have...
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