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  1. M

    Struggling with my wife's OCD/GAD symptoms

    Hi I guess as with most people who join this forum I'm at a bit of a low point and need some support and advice from people who recognise my situation or have been there and lived through it. SHORT VERSION: Here's the brief version before the detail. My wife has OCD and generalised anxiety...
  2. V

    will this go away? please help.

    I've been struggling with my moods for a few weeks. I saw my doctor on Monday. He raised my geodon from 60 to 80 in the morning and then 80 at night. I took the 80 on Tuesday and I was groggy I took a couple of naps. This morning I woke up at 5 and took it and then went back to sleep. I had to...
  3. S

    Struggling

    Hi my name is Stella, I'm new to this forum. I'm hoping I can connect with people that can share some insight and perhaps just allow me to share. I've struggled with agoraphobia and panic disorder for over 30 years. I'm able to leave the house, but not on a regular basis. Thankfully I have a...
  4. N

    My first hello

    I have just registered and wanted to say hello. I am a sufferer of depression who has had a mental breakdown and made 23 attempts on my life since 2009. I have been relatively 'stable' for about 18 months but seem to be struggling more and more at present. Scared to go back where I have been...
  5. J

    Don't know what is real anymore

    I have had OCD since I was 11. I'm 30 years old. It has taken many forms but at the moment I am battling terribly with harm OCD. It flares up when I am upset and angry and I feel I like I am capable of terrible things. I love animals and my harm OCD is nearly always directed at animals. This...
  6. Jlynn773

    HELP! Too many issues and I don't know how to deal

    My dad lost his job today. My aunt is dealing with marriage troubles. My aunt wants me to go back to Michigan with her, so she can have someone there for her. But I can't leave because things are not okay here. My dad lost his job again, now we only have one income. I just don't know what to do...
  7. R

    I didn't know this was possible!

    After moving house recently I am broke. No money for food and my support worker visited me yesterday and there are churches in the area that give free hampers. I am having food, pots and pans, cleaning supplies and even toiletries delivered tomorrow. Pretty generous of them seeing as I am not...
  8. Jlynn773

    Struggling with feeling alone and unlovable

    Been struggling with feeling alone. Want to find that special someone but don't think I could ever be loved. I'm too messed up. Too fat and ugly. Think I will have to deal with being alone forever. That scares me. I think that's one of the reasons I can't commit suicide, I don't want to die...
  9. L

    Whats wrong with me?

    Hey guys, so im having a tough time atm. Currently been in hospital due to have multiple cysts on my ovaries (so bloody painful) because of that ive had to take time off work. Work have told me because im full time and off ill (3rd time in 6 months) theyre going to have to reduce my hours...
  10. M

    Anxiety Advice

    I have been struggling with anxiety from a young age of 16 usually triggered by exam period. From the age of 17 onwards I've also been struggling with my weight and this has caused for my anxiety to worsen, so by the time I was 18 and doing my A-Levels, I'd lost two stone and my anxiety was much...
  11. D

    Struggling

    i everyone, I have been diagnosed with depression and several anxiety disorders but I am currently in the process of having my diagnosis's reviewed as my cpn thinks there might be someone else. Anyway, I've been struggling a bit lately. I have had problems with my mental health for quite some...
  12. C

    Struggling tonight

    So I've been fine all day, but then tonight when I've settled down in front of the TV I'm suddenly overwhelmed. My heart is racing, my mind is just spinning, I feel sick and I want to cry. I think that since booking the wedding, there are some worries in the back of my mind about money &...
  13. C

    How do you practice self care?

    When it comes to MI I hear a lot of people talk about 'self care' when one is particularly struggling. I have to say that this is something I've never really thought of myself - often when feeling low or anxious it becomes too difficult to think clearly enough about what I can do to care for...
  14. W

    I don't know what's wrong with me... Or if I'm just making myself worse

    I don't know what's wrong with me... Or if I'm just making myself worse Firstly I'm new to this website, so hi I guess. I came here to talk to someone who might know something or have some advice about my situation right know. I'm 18 and have been struggling with what I call anxiety for a...
  15. C

    Help is out there!!!

    Good Afternoon All, Last year I lost my Dad at the age of 49 after a life long battle with depression. I now want to dedicate my time to helping those who have lost a loved one whether it be by suicide or any other kind of illness and those who are struggling with grief in general. I also want...
  16. H

    REALLY Struggling.

    I've been self harming for decades and suffer from manic depression and OCD. I was recently in hospital with liver failure after a lot of substance abuse. I have been hospitalized because of SH and now it has become a daily activity as a means of dealing with chronic pain - I can understand the...
  17. S

    Troubled times

    I deal with schizoaffective disorder bipolar type. Many times I am ok. Other times I am not. Lately I have been dealing with paranoia that is really affecting me. I am afraid to even get on the public bus. I have no motivation,which I had a lot of motivation a week ago when I started at the...
  18. kyarahope

    Relationships... BPD.

    I have not been on here for a few weeks, no reason as such, been off work ( holidays needed using etc... ) I wanted to talk about relationships, and what they mean when you have BPD. Firstly they make them hard, more complicated than they ever need to be, you no longer have friends, boyfriends...
  19. F

    Feeling lonely and sad

    Hey there :) I'm new to this to sorry if I've posted in the wrong place, but I'm really struggling at the moment. I know that probably everyone who posts here is struggling too, but I'm just looking for a bit of moral support. I hope that's okay. I'm a college student and living with...
  20. katya

    TW: CSA; SH. Went to A&E. Stigma from close friends.

    I'm really unwell right now. It's hard to talk about, so I'll just copy/paste the blog post I did about this yesterday, even though I have a lot of anger in it towards people who don't understand: I know you guys understand, and you guys weren't really the intended audience of this post. I...
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