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  1. I

    Anxiety and put on Lexapro

    Hi , yesterday I started 5mg for anxiety. Found it hard to sleep last night and woke at 7am this morning and couldn't go back to sleep. Feel not myself and alot of depersonalization , bad dizziness in shops. Has anyone any positive stories about this medication Thanks ☺️
  2. J

    Is this OCD? I need help!

    I'm beginning to question my sanity. I feel scared and doubt this is OCD. My question is in regard to my theme and whether it is OCD at all or not. My theme has been on physical fighting, being attacked, and physical altercations for the last two years or so. I have had OCD off and on for...
  3. alliecat

    21 y/o, can't meet anyone new.

    hi. i'm a 21 year old female who has been suffering with basically all of the anxiety disorders since i was a pre-teen. because of this, i don't have many friends and i don't do a lot in daily life. i have one best friend who has been my best friend since we were nine years old and the only...
  4. C

    Scared all the time

    We post too much stuff recently but What can I do because I feel so scared all the time and like someone is about to hurt me and I have no one to turn to so I just feel all alone and sad and terrified of her father and the house... And I keep on giving everyone panic attacks I feel bad...
  5. B

    Really strange panic attack.

    Hiya, I'm not quite sure if this is an anxiety attack or something else, but i wanted to see if anyone's experienced anything similar. I have anxiety anyway but I've never had an attack like this before. I felt a little dizzy and wobbly earlier today, it passed so I thought nothing of it as...
  6. K

    Can’t I just feel normal?

    It seems like my life is progressing, and I’m just sitting back & watching it all happen, not involved, not helping, just here, behind the curtain watching. But it’s me, it’s my voice I hear talking to people and my peppy little happy tone... but it’s also not ME. I feel like I have been in...
  7. F

    POCD update 3: Relapse

    OK. Hate to spam but I SERIOUSLY need some help again. I'm back to the stage I was at where my false memories, IF they, even ARE false as becoming clear as if they were real. Please contact me via conversation because right now, I'm beginning to freak and I don't wanna talk about it here. :sorry:
  8. notafollower

    I'm so scared of growing up

    So this might be a little long so I apologize. Please bear with me. Here's the thing. Recently I've been thinking about life and how I'm almost done with my first year of college. And honestly I realized how terrified I am of getting older. I feel like I'm stuck in this fantasy of wanting...
  9. I

    What is wrong with me?

    I'm coming up to the end of University - my final deadlines are in about 1 week. Most likely due to stress, I am experiencing the same type of anxiety I have had in the past, where I am constantly expecting something bad to happen - moreso at night. My mind focuses on the small sounds, thinks of...
  10. Sadkittygirl1928

    My psychologist thinks I'm bipolar

    I don't know how to cope. I have become physically violent, I don't respond well to medication it is what made me have my first ever manic episode and violent behaviors. when I came off meds everything seemed fine and then the other day I self-harmed and hit my boyfriend in rage. I also have OCD...
  11. J

    Suicide and Scared

    I feel like I want to commit suicide - it feels like no one around me knows and Is just getting on with life because I put on a brace face - I have money troubles, I had cancer last year, I now need to have another operation, my wife and I have very little money - and are not as close as we used...
  12. R

    Suffering with Thanatophobia

    For the reasons unknown to me, at just 21, I suffer from this terrible lonely battle, to feel so isolated and imprisoned by thoughts. I do not fear death itself or the process of dying but only the thought of no longer existing after death. My fear is that it will be like sleeping without...
  13. K

    not sure how to feel anymore (PLEASE HELP)

    I have been suffering from anxiety since I was about 11 or 12. This started when my parents split up. On and off throughout my life my anxiety has come back and then gone away. I am currently 24; I moved away from home at 20 and got married to the man of my dreams. for the first year everything...
  14. S

    Lonely, scared

    I'm lonely. I have no friends IRL and even online I feel people don't like me and don't want to chat with me. I have my parents still and I am lucky because they are good and love me, but they are old now and when they are gone, they will be gone. I'm also scared because I have a very dark...
  15. M

    Is it really anxiety symptoms?

    I had a pounding heart due to anxiety in 2016 and it went away a few months later after I managed to realise that it was anxiety. In 2017, I had a very stressful period in my life and got some strange sensations. For example, I started getting a pulsating sensation in my head and I used to feel...
  16. T

    I'm new here, and I'm scared

    I feel like mentally I'm not coping anymore, and I know I need to get help but I'm not really sure where I'm supposed to turn. I'm too scared to see my doctor or a doctor in general because I feel ridiculous. I'll go by the name Jane, I'm 25, I live in Australia. In July 2018, I split with my...
  17. T


    Hi, is anyone out there? :) I have just registered and this is my first post. Not sure if I'm doing this right. Feel a bit scared to be honest.
  18. E

    Scared of the Future

    I'm new here, I just made my acct to post about this. Bipolar 2, OCD, anxiety, ED. I'm really scared that I'll never find a job that I like. I wish I could've gone to college but I thought I'd die before I left HS, and then as I was in the last few months of HS, I figured I'd die by age 21 or so...
  19. M

    Thought i was fine, but i am not

    Hello i had a dark year after my mother died, i had a few months of feeling good i thought i was in the clear but i ended up self harming and now im back in a place i cant get out, i have not seen my friends in almost a year and i dont know what to do anymore, im too scared too seek help and im...
  20. A

    scared and alone

    I was abused by my brother and syestepdad. My exhusband was ababusive too. I have CPTSD. I've been I panic attacks. Awful flashbacks. It's really hard to share about these things. Sorry.