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    Please allow me to introduce myself!

    My name is Elaine59! I have a tumor on my pituartary gland that is causing severe anxiety. Just seeking answers of how to cope. It is anxiety inducing to just become a part of the forum. Hope it is anà active group!
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    Being told your attention seeking

    Hello, I wanted to ask other people’s opionions on this, because I was placed in a really tricky situation today. I have been self harming for about a year, and I finally plucked up the courage to tell a trusted adult, my aunt who I am very close with but her reaction was “oh let me see, i have...
  3. iamwilliam

    I am new here , apprehensive about sharing my feelings , advice please ?

    I am new here , apprehensive about sharing my feelings , advice please ? Hello Forum. I found this forum and would like to chat with others that have mental health conditions , I have depression , I am currently seeking help with my doctor but it is a slow process :unsure: , nice to meet you...
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    HOCD relapse :( scared and alone

    So basically when I was 16 i am now 23 I use to fantasise about incest I’m not really sure why but it seemed to be what I was into at the time anyway after a good time masturbating to this one day in the moment I seemed to have a same sex thought which popped into my head which I assume or my...
  5. C

    Good Evening!

    Hello people, I was diagnosed with Schizoaffective disorder just recently after I began suffering periodic psychosis in connection with Bipolar disorder, I'm seeking a forum to discuss amongst other things strategies on starting a career while coping with the disorder. I am currently...
  6. Solitude1

    Seeking Advice

    Hello. This time I'm seeking advice. I think the first time I'm doing so. How can I kill feelings and emotions inside? I wanna kill my sense of logic and thinking as well. In simple words, I want to become a robot. How can I do it?
  7. K

    New member, Excited to make connections!

    Hey there! New member here from the US. I'm female in my early 20s, lover of my pets, coffee, and video games. I spend my days watching probably way too many youtube videos and playing with my dog. I've dealt with mental health issues for as long as I can remember due to a few instances of...
  8. honestly

    Hi all! New to the forum.

    So the last almost 7 years have been the worst of my life. For the last 4 or 5 months, I have finally been able to start healing. Each day is better than the last. But I don't have friends anymore and my family isn't a ton of support when it comes to self improvement. So here I am. I plan to...
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    Hi first message from Thor_

    This is my very first message. I am Thor_. I am feeling depressed at the moment. I have Schizoaffective Disorder Bi Polar Type in full remission. I generally feel better but not today, which I why I am seeking companionship from people who understand, that not every day is a good day. I was at...
  10. T

    Hi - new to this

    Hi everyone. New to all of this. First step in seeking help
  11. Kerome

    Number of students seeking mental health help rises 50% in 5 years

    "The number of students seeking counselling at university has rocketed by 50% in the last five years, according to figures obtained by the Guardian. As tens of thousands of teenagers leave their family homes this week and begin to arrive on campuses for freshers’ week, research shows that...
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    Advice please

    Ovbs those who have been following will know I'm suicidal because of so called friends leaving me out not wanting to spend anytime with me well I'm.thinking of sending one of then a message saying I really need to speak to them about something really serious but I don't want them to think any...
  13. N

    Plans to Escape Apathy

    I trust this is the right forum, but here goes. In any case, hello; I'm dealing with apathy, and I was looking for moral support, going forward; my motivation is to seek control, and I was hoping you'd assist with that. I just don't know where to go with that, other than to confront my...
  14. T

    hey there!! just seeking advice...

    hi!! i recently joined this forum because i don't really have a lot of people to talk to in real life about some of my... issues, i guess..? I kind of wanted to talk to people who have more experience.... and i'm kind of scared to talk to people in real life about some of my other issues...
  15. amathus

    6 Signs of Hidden Depression.

    1. They have unusual sleep, eating or drinking habits that differ from their normal ones. When a person seems to have changed the way they sleep or eat in significant ways, that’s often a sign that something is wrong. Sleep is the foundation of both good health and mental health. When a person...
  16. N

    When you're up you're up and when you're down you're down...

    Hi all, I have symptoms that fit the spectrum of cyclothymia (I think), and I will be seeking professional advice on this. I sometimes wonder if I'm being dramatic about the high vs the low. To me they are significant and notable, however I am asking what others have experienced? Particularly...
  17. M

    will i get through this bad routine

    everyday is the same with drinking because of my anxiety and stress and i feel there's no way out, like am hopeless and no future ahead but death, i've made similar posts about this and its always the same thing because am looking for answers, i always put on tv and listen to music to keep me...
  18. amathus

    7 Reasons Why Narcissists Love People Pleasers

    1.The strong attraction between narcissists and people pleasers is no accident. There is a magnetic pull between the two that is very difficult to break because each is meeting a deep need of the other. This is not the fault of one over the other. Rather, it is an unhealthy union that breeds...
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    hello all, didnt know what to call this so untitled it will be,i come seeking advice im 29 and have been labeled with endogenous depression. im not in a great place while writing this so im very sorry if my demeanor seems to change as we get further on. as i said ive come seeking advice, my...
  20. S

    Withdrawing from care.

    I had my first appointments with a new cmht after recently moving house. They are offering a lot more support than previous team, cpn, ot, medication and possibly psychology. In theory this is great I had my first meeting with cpn and she was lovely and easy to talk to however I just feel so...