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  1. W

    looking for someone to talk to please

    i was abducted and tortured as a child. blocked it out for almost 30 years. im finding it extremely difficult to find other people from developed countries (not in a war refugee context ) to talk to. there must be (unfortunately) someone out there who has some similar experience? i would like...
  2. TroubleinParadise

    The Burden of Obsession

    Hey everyone, I'd just like to share my experiences with you guys - I'm curious to hear your thoughts. I find myself constantly on edge, in the sense that relaxation is an impossibility. If I am busy I am a lot more 'relaxed' in a sense. I never truly feel calm, and I find it hard to enjoy...
  3. orchidrose

    New here...

    I have BPD and am really noticing that I’ve completely lost my sense of self lately. I’ve always had trouble figuring out who I am and where I belong. It’s really difficult maintaining relationships when I’m unsure of my personality. I notice that I get jealous of others easily. And it’s not...
  4. A

    How do I allow myself to cope?

    This may be a stupid question, but how do I allow myself to cope? I've had a prolonged period of suicidality. Don't get me wrong, I still think about it, but it's not quite as intense as it was. (I hope I'm not jinxing things). I'm doing ok at the moment. Just ok, nothing more. I'm...
  5. S

    Hey! new here!

    Hey! I’ve just been told I’m feeble minded, by my taxi driver! Ha!! Seriously! I’m mark, trying to make sense of a really shitty planet that unfortunately I have to live on. And I’m bipolar 2.
  6. Fairy Lucretia

    I never grew up

    emotionally and personality wise ,im still 11 i am not an adult in anything but physical/intelligence form if that makes sense never had anything grown ups have never will can't cope alone just a child x
  7. T


    Hi, Im 20 and i currently study psychology, a big part of why is because ive been struggling with mental health and have seen alot of people struggle with drug addiction etc. Maybe one day i can help people on here better (im only in my first year so limited knowledge obviously) and till then...
  8. couragehope

    who am I

    Does anyone else get the feeling of not knowing who they are? Professionals and even to my friends I’m the girl with bpd. I’m crazy or people just shy away from me. I’ve been “labeled” and it is taking over who I am. I no longer know what I like or dislike. I have no sense of self! I am lost...
  9. O

    How do you live with bdp?

    Hi I've been diagnosed with bdp for about a year I went though several diagnosises before they settled on bdp, it's made my whole life make sense. I've struggled with depression since 12yrs old when I was sexually abused had to deal with a violent neglectful father and a Mormon mother who...
  10. soulsearcher

    really feel like self harming

    i really feel lake self harming but the mrs has hidden all the implements hate feeling like this bu i feel like i need some sort of release if that makes sense
  11. P

    Could I have Quiet BPD? (19yo)

    "I am not who you think I am; I am not who I think I am; I am who I think you think I am" I'm trying to figure out what the hell is going on inside my brain, what condition I might have, and unstable sense of self is SPOT ON. Around mom I'm an irritable, lazy teenager. Around dad I'm a...
  12. DoctorInternet2

    What is autism please

    :help: In my case my social skills are fairly good, although I've noticed a few slight symptoms especially when I communicate with certain types of women I don't know, whether they notice it or not I really can't say. I also have a problem understanding how to perform tasks, because the wording...
  13. O

    I feel Invisible like I don't exist , literally. Please read

    Hello Everyone. I am new here to this site and this is my first post. I got diagnosed with a Dissociative disorder recently. One of the symptoms that bothers me the most is that I feel invisible like I don't exist. I mean I can see myself but I don't know how others can see me. I don't know...
  14. L

    Does marriage even make sense anymore?

    Interesting article. I agree with it and see no reason for people to marry nowadays. Does Marriage Even Make Sense Anymore? – Personal Growth – Medium
  15. SomersetScorpio

    Bored of living?

    Does anybody else get a feeling like they're bored of living? Like you're really sick and tired of your own existence? I'm not suicidal in the sense that it's too painful to continue on. It's more a sense of life being repetitive and meaningless. On a continual hamster wheel. Even if things...
  16. Y

    No sense of self, can't find anyone inside me...

    I wasn't sure where to put this, and I'm not sure if this is a form of depersonalisation or not. I don't feel I have a strong, stable sense of who I am. I feel like I'm not really present, not really here with myself. I just feel like I'm an empty body, with consciousness but no identity or...
  17. D


    I have a 35 yr old daughter with schizophrenia living with my husband and I. She is not on medication. We live in Washington state where marijuana is legal so I do encourage her to smoke a couple times a day. She doesn't know she is even mentally ill. How can I help her. I need to get her...
  18. M

    6 weeks in hospital

    So i was discharged on monday after 6 weeks in hospital i had stopped taking my meds and then everything happened so quickly and was whisked into hospital before my feet could touch the ground. I could hear my voices and see things others couldnt and also had false beliefs i was treated against...
  19. D

    Hey everybody! I know this is a "welcome" forum, but I don't know what other catigory to put my mental health concerns in...

    Hey everybody! I know this is a "welcome" forum, but I don't know what other catigory to put my mental health concerns in... So a very dear friend of mine from high school came back from her first whole year of college this summer, but she is acting extremely strange. I don't mean that just her...
  20. T

    iintrusive thoughts help

    okay im going to cut to the point im 18 years old and gay probably not important but if helps and i have had alot of intrusive thoughts but this one i dont know scares me i feel like im going to be or tun into a paedophile which makes no sense i mean i have never been attracted to kids at all...