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    Is it normal to feel so alone when your partner is struggling wiith..

    Hi, my husband is suffering with anxiety. We have been married for over 6 years. A few months ago he said he wanted to get a divorce. This came as a real shock to me. He is completely a different person. He is withdrawn, we hardly communicate unless it’s about our son. He has pushed all his...
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    Why is it worst in the night?

    Hi everyone, this is my first post. Forgive any rambling or the history, but I thought it might help to describe. This is long. :( Before a few months ago, I didn't really know anxiety or stress to this degree. I'd had some moments, sure, but no attacks or obvious symptoms like I am getting...
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    Just checking

    Hello everyone, im new to the forum and am looking for some answers. I am a 21 year old maintenance worker and i have been having some issues recently leading me to believe this might not be something i can easily push to the side or get over. For the past 6-8 months i have been seeing random...
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    Anxiety or... insanity?

    Hey guys im new here, my name is Ian and been having some issues that id like to share with you. Its gonna be a bit long, hope you guys read it and give me your opinion Ever since i was a child ive been phobic about everything, thats was due to rough childhood. Ive been bullied alot and...
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    Hello

    Hello everyone, I am new here I am a senior in what can be considered a "better than average" high school, everyone is obsessed with their grades and being better than everyone else. My sister is a year older than me and she started having problems with depression during her senior year of high...
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    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...
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    Social anxiety is literally killing me slowly. HELP

    Hi everyone my names Sean i just became part of this website because im struggling with social anxiety and have absolitely no where else to turn. I need inspiration and help from anyone and everyone. I cant even relax around my own family. Everytime somebody even looks at me for too long my face...
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    My story.

    Hello, and thank you for visiting my thread. My story with psychosis began about three years ago, when I started to smoke cannabis. My consumption increased when I broke up with my exgirlfriend of three months. I had cheated on her and I wanted to redeem myself by improving my life and...
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    Started new job today!

    I started a part time job today. I had to give up my last full time job after trying to cope with all day anxiety attacks for 11 days. I had a good first day and concentrated all the way through. I am only doing two days a week, so I am hoping that I can use the time off to relax and...
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    HELP.. Losing my mind. Slowly.

    This is a bit of an essay so be warned,but I need to get stuff off my chest and seek advice. This is the first time I've spoken of this. From an early age (7 years old) I became victim of a parents partner who put me through hell,physically and mentally. I was getting bullied really badly at...
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    I'm really scared

    Hello all, It's hard to post this but this week has been possibly the worst my mental health has ever been. Since Saturday i've gone downhill so so fast. I had a little worry, It started as a minor worry, then it developed inside me to a concern, the grew larger and larger into a huge...
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    Hi!

    I'm new here and thought to shortly introduce myself. I've never done an introduction based on my mental health history, so feels a bit weird... ::confused: So... I'm 39 and a burnout-survivor, with a bunch of other mental health problems that have surfaced after that, being dormant through my...
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    OCD for 1.5 years

    Hello all. I have been suffering with a very strange OCD for one and half years. I used to suffer from ritualistic behavior when I was younger, arranging, hand washing, rapid eye blinking, but I was somehow able to get over it. Without getting into too many specifics, I started having intrusive...
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    Hello everybody

    I had depression since my teenage years I am now 28 yo. I am on medication 1 year now and I feel way better. I also had some interviews that solved somehow some matters. When I was a teenager I was depressed due to feeling inferior lacking confidence having lost some of my hair and being a...
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    Binging/Purging Issue

    Hi Everyone! I'm new to this site and just wanna get some help to recover from my eating disorder. It all started almost 2 years ago when I started a diet. I managed to balance the calories I was taking before. Well I must that I was fine but I came to a point where I got to full that I needed...
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    I thought I was making progress...

    I posted in the introduction forum the other week after having a really bad panic attack nearly a month ago now. For a while there after really fighting with my mind (thinking positive things) I started to feel better. I could calm myself down when I felt a little anxious and it meant it...
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    Helping a family member

    Hi everyone. I'm new here. I do not have schizophrenia, but my ex may have it. I know.... weird that I am reaching out on his behalf when we are no longer together. The fact that we have a 10 year old son, is why I am reaching out. So, it all started in March when he quit drinking cold turkey...
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    I hate myself and my life (not suiccidal, but wish I would not live).

    Feeling really shit right now so felt like typing about it. I know it won't change anything nor have I ever been on a forum before similar to this. But just felt like typing it down regardless. I will most likely not even revisit this post, so don´t waste time writing comments. So this is my...
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    Anxiety physical symptom affecting my life, just sharing my experience

    Hi guys, first off all I'm not an english native speaker, so spell checks are welcome :) I'm only a 20 year old male and I feel really bad having all of this so young. Anyway, after some time browsing the web I found this website and I thought about sharing my experience as it's being hard to...
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    Unsure of what's wrong and what to do

    I'm posting this here since I have no idea what to class it as. So around the time I was 13 I started to stop being able to do anything for a long time. Things like school and even things I enjoyed and loved. Doing these things for a while start to make me demotivated and in general real down...
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