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  1. J

    Decided to Open Up About Myself

    Hey all! My name is Juuso, I am from Lapland, Finland. I have had various mental health problems since from very young age (OCD, anxiety, panic, insomnia), and I had very long time the taboo that only like really crazy people go to therapy why I avoided it, I also think there might be the...
  2. C

    I'm addicted to someone who is terrible for me

    I met someone online a bit over a year ago and he has been pretty terrible for me. At first he acted like he had feelings for me, pictures were exchanged, phone calls were made, promises of visits began, it seemed great. Until I learned that it was actually all a lie and he was just using me to...
  3. S

    Training/courses to help with social skills?

    It seems a lot of advice aimed at those with social issues is aimed at those who have issues in terms of approaching new people, making conversation etc. That's not my problem though. I don't have any issue with approaching people and talking to them. The problem is that nothing ever seems to...
  4. E

    Finally have hope of possible healing

    Hello Everyone. I hope you are all doing well this Holiday season. I joined the Mental Health forum in search of help with dealing with my newfound misdiagnoses of 17 years. I was diagnosed Bipolar in 2001. I did the stupid thing of dropping therapy over and over again thinking i was not getting...
  5. T

    the story of my life

    It is quiet. Around here, around me. In me. Birds stopped singing, trees stopped moving, waters stopped flowing. Everything came to a halt. It is silent. Who am I? What is my purpose here? Will I ever have a purpose? Will I be fighting alone in my life? Alone. Lonely. Will I be able to cope with...
  6. J

    Schizophrenia Is A Marker For Bad Genes ...

    Which is complete nonsense. (Just something I read a while ago.) What's the most stupid thing you have heard about having your condition/illness?
  7. R

    New and I may have OCD

    Hi! I have noticed symptoms of OCD this past year. I haven’t been diagnosed or seen anyone about it because of the cost. Starting at around the beginning of the year I feel like my brain and how it works started to change drastically. I keep getting fears of something going wrong. Many thoughts...
  8. albie

    Do You Agree With Your Voices Opinion Of You?

    If they say a bad thing is it not something you have thought about yourself before or maybe are likely to? Do you hate yourself? Do the voices therefore hate you? Are the voices wrong about you?
  9. M

    Work

    I haven't been diagnosed with Schizophrenia yet, I just recently scheduled an appointment with a psychiatrist but I can't get in until January. My hatred for the voices is growing stronger or it's hard to tell since it isn't a linear thing and because of overstimulation clouding my memory of...
  10. R

    I need to understand whats going on with my emotions lately

    Hey everybody, So i think im going through something really extreme lately and i need to try understand what it is... googled stuff and found this forum. So if you have a few moments to spare, you are welcome to take part in this discussion and give your opinion on the matter- TL;DR - I think...
  11. AllOfIt

    Inability to recall faces

    Hello, I'm new here and I have a question. So I have this thing which happens to me sometimes - I can't recall how my boyfriend looks like after I haven't seen him in several days. I mean, I know how he looks like, I'd be perfectly able to recognize him, but I just can't recall his face or...
  12. Y

    I need help !

    So I am new to this forum and I thought I would join to see if someone could help. I haven't been to a doctor for depression yet, but I get extremely low and in a bad mood over the smallest thing, most of the time its related to work but not always limited to that. so when this happens I can...
  13. L

    Do people understand?

    I carry with me a feeling, a belief, that no one in the entire world is capable of understanding me. I always try to connect with people, but without success. There is a strong feeling that I cannot be understood, by no matter who. And whenever I'm reading someone else's story, I cannot...
  14. B

    Just want the pain to end

    I really am not seeing the upside to life anymore. The sadness outweighs the happiness so heavily, I seriously don't see what is so great about living anymore. Everyone says to stick in there and keep trying but for what? Even if everything suddenly turns around and I become normal I will still...
  15. N

    This is me ...

    Hi, I am new here and wanted to introduce myself I've had doctor diagnosed depression for 13 years and i'm back to 13 years ago with it. I came here to look for support, to talk to others who is going through the same thing with hopefully not being judged. So *waves* its nice to meet everyone...
  16. N

    Am I suffering from Schizophrenia or any other mental illness?

    About me. Age: 20 yrs, Residence: India, Education: Currently in college. I am listing my possible symptoms below: Lost in thought. Nowadays I spent most of the time deep in thoughts where I am living a completely different life.The more time I spent on those thoughts the more I lose touch...
  17. B

    Thoughts going crazy

    Thoughts come into my head on the workings of the mind.How does thoughts come into your head.You cant think.Then a whole fear comes across the whole entire body.Panic sets in.Mind goes blank and then goes to normal and then the same thoughts repeat themselves over and over.How do you think.This...
  18. Tabby 88

    It's hard

    So hard, all of this laying around, sleeping, eating, cannot be bothered getting up to go to the toilet, but i do. No healthy meal. No exercise and not much cleaning. I don't know what to do tonight with my medication. One doctor says one thing, my previous psychiatrist said not to do that. I...
  19. S

    Need Advice

    Hello I hope you are all well. I have suffered depression years ago when my relationship never worked out. For the past year I got a new job and moved to London which was very lonely and I decided to move more north as I have friends there etc. For around 3 months I have been feeling depressed...
  20. A

    How To Manage Difficult Times

    Hello, I am new here and have had several diagnoses. When I was young depression, then bipolar and borderline came up later. Recently I have been struggling with depression. I have a to do list that gets harder and longer every day that passes and I feel like I can't get started. Then I start to...