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  1. W

    First Time User

    Hello I am a worried-mum, unsure of what support I can give my child. He is struggling to motivate himself/go out. He is blaming us (his parents) for the way his life has turned out. I have only recently become aware of his struggles and his fear of failing. Any advice would be very...
  2. K

    I feel lost

    Hi, New member. I have anxiety (on a small level considering what I have read it can do) but I do struggle. I live in a conservative society where it is important to go with the flow. I have always struggled to adjust and the pressure has increased with each passing year. I am 28, single (or...
  3. C


    Hi everyone I'm new to the forum, hopefully I can help out people on here who are going through the same struggles as myself, xxx
  4. M

    Never done anything like this before!!

    Hi, I am a 26 year old guy, I've never used a forum or anything like this before. I've been in and out of depression for the last 8 years now never took medication had a couple of sessions with different psychiatrists a few years ago never felt they done any good. I've been through a lot of big...
  5. B

    Hi, I'm new here & I have BPD.

    I'm new here! :doh2:So I'm sorry if this post is an absolute MESS. :whistle:Hey fellow BPD people.:welcome: I want to make acquaintances and possibly friends with other people who struggle with BPD. I'd love to hear about your experiences & struggles as well as things that have helped you. I...
  6. A

    Making decisions....

    Hey, wasn't sure where to post this. I just wondered if anyone out there struggles making decisions? I hate it! Either way I look at a situation, I can't win.
  7. B


    Anyone know of any groups in the east Midlands England area where people come together to talk and get help their struggles. Like AA but not for alcoholics. Kind Regards. B
  8. L

    Turn it up!

    Hello people. It might be insignificant for some,but from today I am starting a job as a waiter. From not being able to speak to anyone without shivering,babbling and going blank-minded to turn to someone that deals with all kind of people with related issues is a huge improvement for me. I...
  9. B


    Hi I'm new, battling with bpd and dissassociation disorder for last 12 yrs and only now benefitting from therapy and using different techniques although still struggles with the mood swings.
  10. A

    Children and Hearing Voices

    Hello, I am the mother of a 7 year old daughter who has heard voices for several years now. She copes very well for the most part. She is in the advanced programs at school, loves to socialize, read, and dance. She's very sweet, thoughtful, and emotionally intelligent. She has two voices in...
  11. Jaminacaranda

    Adults with ADD?

    Finally accepted that the problem with my son is he is an adult with ADD. I’ve known there was something a bit unusual about him since shortly after he was born. My midwife said ‘I’ve never known a new-born sleep so little.’ I resisted it and fought against it when he was a child. I didn’t want...
  12. pepecat

    "Shoot the Damn Dog' author Sally Brampton dies

    Sally Brampton, journalist and writer, dies aged 60 - BBC News (contains suicide specifics) Of all the 'celebrity' deaths this year, this one has stunned me the most, though actually, I"m not massively surprised. I feel a bit 'hit by a truck' for a few reasons..... I didn't know Sally at all...
  13. P

    Southern Newbie

    Hi, I am from the Southeastern US. I joined this forum because I have become anxious and depressed due to medication changes that I am working on with my doc. Hope to be able to meet people who face the same struggles that I do and get my mind off feeling lousy. :yuck:
  14. Shoreweeper

    success story

    I have been severely mentally ill for over 20 years. My seventh suicide attempt was about 8 months ago. Since then I have learned to lean on the system and seek as much help as possible including a lot of group and individual therapy from addiction services. There is very little help for mental...
  15. sweet.boredom

    Depression, anxiety and dreading work

    I have to be you work in an hour, and I'm struggling with wanting to call in, because I just can't deal. I can't be the only one who struggles with this, right? I'm coming down off a manic episode and am really crashing... I don't want to lose another job. :(
  16. tigerfish

    with reference to a thread in self harm forum!

    Is it ok to talk to people in the cemetery about my recent struggles? ? Even when I didn't know them?
  17. fate_w_g

    Anyone with Schizoaffective got children, what do you do to have time out on your own?

    Anyone with Schizoaffective got children, what do you do to have time out on your own? I have three children who I love to pieces but sometimes I just need some me time. I was wondering what people on this forum do for time out to get away from the struggles of parenthood while dealing with...
  18. Sparklypurplepaws

    sorry and thank you

    I'd like to firstly apologise for my nuisance last night, I don't like using the forum to teach outfor help because I know so many of you have your own struggles, but I am so very thankful for the support I received last night - you guys are responsible for one less scar! Thank you x
  19. WakeOwl

    I've got a bone to pick.. P: [intro]

    Hello everyone! Just joined the site today but you'd be surprised how hard it was to find.. Regardless, my name is Shannon and I am 19 years old. I'm currently undergoing some treatment for BPD. :) I'm not usually an optimistic person but just knowing now what the problem is makes me a little...
  20. F

    Drastic measures through and through

    I’m trying to make sense of why I’m struggling at present. How can you avoid high levels of anxiety? What can I do, aside from take more medication? I have a deadline on the 28th of this month and I am relying on others to help me meet that deadline as it’s a collaborative project. I cannot do...