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  1. E

    Am I clinging onto my friend?

    Hi guys. So there is this guy who I'm super close to. But I also use him to regulate my emotions as the only other way I can do this myself is through self harm. So just before I lose control I talk to him to use him to regulate me and avoid self harm. The thing is I have been down for a...
  2. S


    My Boyfriend has an awful memory when it comes to remembering pretty much anything! I've told him countless times it's my Brithday this week, he has just sent me a message saying happy Brithday a few days too early. I feel hurt because it appears that he hadn't listen to me. Birthdays to me are...
  3. Purr38

    Hatred of the self

    Why Do I Hate Myself? "“I hate myself.” – What is the Critical Inner Voice? In their research, psychologists Dr. Robert and Lisa Firestone found that the most common self-critical thought among a diverse population of subjects tested is “You are different from other people.” Most people see...
  4. M


    I am really struggling badly. Have been for a few months but everything has come to a head. I'm just waiting for the next thing to happen. It's easy to say hang on there until you start the new therapy and while that is something to hold on for. Is it enough? Think about it. I have lost so...
  5. BillFish

    Absolute hell and Misery :/

    Wrong! I know you are probably too clever, too savvy, have that special inside edge insight right? Take two minutes to read some of these articles, to remind you there are good people out there, and the world is not just a misery fest.:p Inspiring - Good News Network
  6. Gajolene

    For those with Canadian TV access

    W5 is airing a special focusing on BPD and the problems in Canadian health services surrounding families around it. It airs this week.
  7. sciencefixion

    Is this real or am I just bad?

    Hi all, So, I recently got out of a very significant friendship and I'm really struggling to make sense of it all. The wait for me to see a professional again is so long, and I just came here in search of understanding. In the past couple of years, it's been evident that I really struggle...
  8. The Big Dawg

    Painting a pentagram on my bedroom floor

    Ok so I want to paint a pentagram on my bedroom floor, like my life can't be any worse, I'm never going to move on or find anybody special to spend my life with, so what the hell. Should I paint a pentagram on my bedroom floor? I got told that it was a bad idea as I could release unwanted forces...
  9. shaky

    Pick and Mix Spirituality

    Those who follow monotheistic religions, or atheistic ones, often deride those of us who deal in 'spirituality' rather than 'religion'. We don't have a 'book' to tell us what is true. We don't have an organisation to organise us and tell us what to do and think regarding the book. We often don't...
  10. myownveryone

    Self-Care Saturday

    Okay guys, I know it's late but I've been inspired. I thought I'd post it now for preperation for next week. I really like this idea and hope it catches on. Self-Care Saturday: The day of the week when you look after you. Let yourself lie in bed all day. Don't let anything rush you. Agree to...
  11. E

    I'm losing my hair

    I have had to buy (with my limited funds) some special shampoo/conditioner from the medicinal rather than beauty section of the chemists, my hair has been thinning for a long time but lately I reckon it's accelerated; I blame this on stress caused by my battle with the DWP/tribunals over getting...
  12. R

    wondering work

    i wonder how many of those people who say they want to work and can work have say experienced working on meds or a schitzoprenia diagnosis getting out in a office the lunatics at mind said they could live on 45 pound a week in one study they told david davis the minimum wage was preventing them...
  13. Gajolene

    CSA related PTSD, Survivors Guilt

    I've had this a while in my files and wanted to share the quoted text as well as the other links below. Also it is normal for young children to be self-oriented. It’s just the natural way children are. The child thinks mostly of how things impact themselves and they try to figure out what to...
  14. dubblemonkey

    whats your desperately manic lovable favourite song?

    ...a delightful and very special piece of music! mine is Robyn https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CcNo07Xp8aQ what is yours?
  15. C

    Hello Everyone!

    Hello all, it's great to finally be a member of this forum. I've been lurking for awhile now and I recently decided to just join the forum and be part of the community. Where to begin... I run to this forum whenever I have questions about depression, coping with day to day challenges, and all...
  16. Harley Q.

    Do I have schizophrenia?

    Hi. I'm new here. I have a big concern regarding my mental health. I won't explain it all, since I think it's quite personal. First of all, I'm young. I'm worried because ever since I was a little girl I've experienced some things that are not normal. I've seen things and hear strange things. I...
  17. R

    Am i in the wrong?

    Hello there I need help as sometime i dont feel like i know what i am doing anymore. Any thoughts would be most appreciated I am at university, i am doing a nursing degree which can either be very slow or very demanding. I have been suffering with mental health issues since 2012 and i am no...
  18. shaky

    Slightly Psychotic

    This morning I had a most vivd dream, as I was thinking about it I heard the doorbell ring - or did I? Was that in my head. I looked out the window and there was no-one at the door. An auditory halucination. I lay in bed a long time as I knew I was slightly psychotic. I had ideas of doing...
  19. skittles11

    Schizophrenia question

    So I have to go to see more doctors on Tuesday and I am scared that they will tell me I am schizophrenic, I looked up all the symptoms and read the WHO guidelines and everything and I think they are going to diagnose me with it so that they can just give me more tablets...How do they diagnose it...
  20. dubblemonkey

    fair enough!!

    yes there are those who might hate my attempt at trying to like myself! ...and that I can and do meet those who feel better about not liking me!... it would satisfy me if I could agree with those who hate what I believe in... ....borderline mischievous it's fair an it's unfair... it's very...