• Hi. It’s great to see you. Welcome!

    Our forum members are people, maybe like yourself, who experience mental health difficulties or who have had them at some point in their life. Amongst our membership there is a wealth of expertise that has been developed through having to deal with mental health issues.

    We are an actively moderated forum with a team of experienced moderators. We also have a specialist safety team that works extra hard to keep the forum safe for visitors and members.

    Register now to access many more features and forums!


  1. P

    Hello there!

    Hello, I am pleased to meet all of you! I reside in New York City and I suffer from schizoaffective disorder, social anxiety disorder, and obsessive compulsive disorder. I was first diagnosed approximately seventeen years ago with my conditions and it has been very difficult to deal with...
  2. J

    Unexpected Message On A Dating Site

    While Plenty Of Fish hasn't been working after sending about 100 messages today I received an unexpected message on a dating site I haven't been on for years called Zoosk. I joined about 2010 and forgotten all about that website. The only thing is I can't read the message it's only told me in...
  3. B

    Can't figure out what phobia this is

    I was talking to my girlfriend, and she shared with me, what I can only consider a phobia. She said that anything that isn't the size she expects it to be causes her a lot of anxiety and fear. She told me that this has brought her to tears, even as a teenager. She can deal with it better now...
  4. F

    I get angry over unexpected things happening

    So whenever I'm waiting for a bus and it's ten minutes late I go into this state where I'm angry or annoyed. The other day we'd gone clubbing and after we came out I wanted to get a kabab before getting in the taxi but the others I was with wanted to go instantly, saying there'll be somewhere...
  5. Mister.B

    I want my system back.

    So recently, although not so recently, I lost pretty much all of my system. Last week Dets came back but only to communicate with me in my mind. I don't know why I still call him Dets. Saying his full name doesn't make me switch anymore. In fact I lay there and said it over and over so he...
  6. C

    Do they really hate you?

    My experience is people with "social phobia" like myself have deep rooted confidence problems. I think this issue is maybe best addressed with therapies. I'm looking into cbt. Not the motorbike test!! Maybe will be useful to many readers. Do u feel u walk too slow or fast & others notice...