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    My POCD nightmare.

    Hi. I'm new to the forum. I'm in my 20s and...well, basically. I'm scared out of my mind. Now, I don't have a sex life at all, so masturbation has been a big thing for me for a good number of years since pre-13. I also have a foot/tickle fetish. I've always kept either within my own age group or...
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    I just got meds and I'm scared and angry

    I was gonna write this long winded story about what's going on, but I ran out of energy. And I think this is something I wanna do so I decided to make it quick. I am 23yo she/her college graduating senior. I have situational depression, and panic disorder that was diagnosed 2 weeks ago. I hate...
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    I am so scared.

    Hello, I don't really know where to start. I'm a 22 year old gay male, and I feel like everything in my life just keeps getting worse. I graduated from a fine arts school which has left me tens of thousands of dollars in debt. My student loans need to start being paid soon. I have a job, but...
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    In urgent need of help with destructive thoughts

    Hi, my name is Tyler and I actually already posted this here, but under another topic. The thing is that these thoughts are taking over me and I thought that maybe someone here knows something about this that could help (apart from the wonderful reply I got on the other post). I really, really...
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    Coping with Suicidal Thoughts: The first steps...

    Step #1: Promise not to do anything right now Even though you’re in a lot of pain right now, give yourself some distance between thoughts and action. Make a promise to yourself: "I will wait 24 hours and won't do anything drastic during that time." Or, wait a week. Thoughts and actions are two...
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    Self-loathing and depression.. I need a way out

    I'm a 25 year old man with self-esteem issues that ruin my life and suck every ounce of pleasure out of my days. I'd appraciate any help and advice because honestly, at this point I have no idea what I should do. About 5 years ago, I noticed a feature on my face: I have a small, receding chin...
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    Overcoming Agoraphobia

    Overall, I've spent maybe six years with going out only a handful of times. So, yeah, I'm pretty much a veteran. My question is how does one begin to move on after being stuck inside in fear for so long? I want to live but I'm so damn afraid - I want to go outside to museums, aquariums, art...
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    I feel so utterly consumed by self-loathing; I feel it radiating from every pour. Has anyone got any advice regarding how to 'forgive' ourselves & begin to move on from the past?