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  1. I

    a form of OCD?

    Hey everyone, I'm new to the forum. I've long suspected that I've experienced some form of OCD over the years: in the form of motor tics, obsessive thinking and intrusive existsntial thoughts. Since I've always been a messy person, I used to think that there's no connection. Anyway, recently...
  2. A

    Physical Anxiety Symptoms

    Hi all thank you for taking the time to read my post! I’m interested to know whether other people have this symptom? I fight the urge to gag constantly, my anxiety is based around a long standing phobia I have of gagging/retching vomiting but recently I’d say the last year the gagging sensation...
  3. Tired Daisy

    Urge to self harm

    I hate this feeling... I don't even know where to start but for a few days now I've had this urge to self harm something specific although I can't say what due to forum rules... its making me feel sick and I've managed to stop myself from doing it I can't explain why I keep getting this urge I...
  4. cinary

    Just need to tell someone I think

    Hello everyone 🙂 I guess I just need to tell someone. I don't know what to do. For the last few years the urge to self harm was bigger and bigger and I managed to deal with it, but I don't know what to do anymore. I guess part of the urge to do it is a need to have a physical proof of how bad...
  5. J

    Strong urge to self harm and rumination

    When I lay down to go to bed at night, my mind starts wandering and I start fantasizing about self harm and suicide. I get a strong urge to act on it. I know that it's not a good idea but I'm afraid I might act on it because I get very impulsive and become less conscious. What are some good...
  6. D

    Impulse to do stupid things-help

    Hello, I'm 36. Im female. Im sorry if this is in the wrong section, its my 1st post. I need some advice. I suffer from Depression and mild anxiety. I'm on sertraline. I don't know if that's relevant to my question. Sometimes I randomly get the intense urge to do stupid things! Like just...
  7. vanish

    I am still thinking about it years on

    In 2006 - 2009 I went on a three year boozing and cocaine/amphetamines binge. I am not proud of it, but I still have the urge to go there again. I felt no pain, had a social life with plenty of friends, I had money to literally burn if I wanted. I only stopped because my best mate committed...
  8. P

    Urge to come off meds

    Does anyone else have the urge to just stop their meds, just to see if they are actually doing anything? If people gained weight whilst on meds did it fall off them when they stopped? Thx
  9. JohnDoe-mk42

    Advice on abstaining

    Right, well here I am doing something I never thought I'd do. So as you may have guessed, considering where this is, I have struggled with self-harm... rather I am struggling with self-harm. It's not really something I enjoy doing (ironic to be honest) so I try to stop but sometimes I get the...
  10. E

    OCD symptoms? Not sure what's happening to my brain

    So a few months ago I was driving in my car on the highway at night with no other cars around when all the sudden I had the urge to swerve my car. I acted on this urge and swerved quickly into the other lane as if I was trying to flip or crash my car. Afterwords a huge wave of anxiety(as if I...
  11. W

    urination patterns caused by anxiety or something else?

    I'm male, 34. Last three months I've been having this occasional slight sensation of fullness with a very slight urge to pee which is more prominent at night and can disturb my sleep. I wake up around 3/4 am on and off for these 2 months with that slight sensation, at times it's worse I'll wake...
  12. P

    urge to self-harm

    getting the urge to self-harm again.. seen a cpn for 2 years then eventually passed too a phsyc nurse trouble is im feeling the need to go in with wounds. dont feel i can get my issues out when speaking :unsure::unsure:
  13. Fairy Lucretia

    my sister is suicidal and i am suicidal

    it's hell worrying about her and fighting the urge to do it myself
  14. A

    I want you to know somethiing

    I didn't go to my group skills class today, as I have been completely withdrawing myself as I am actively suicidal. The group facilitator phone my individual therapist and he then phoned me and left a message to see how I am. I was making plans today of when to carry out my urge. So when I...
  15. nickybow86

    Why do I keep doing this??

    I'm looking at horrible things online and it's putting Terrible thoughts in my head. Just when I feel a little better I get these impulsive intrusive thoughts and behaviours. I'm scared I will give into this urge to end my life ! I don't want to die but what is the point in life 😣 please go away...
  16. nickybow86

    impulsive thoughts !!

    Does anyone get terrible impulsive thoughts? For as long as I remember , since I was a kid (im 30 now) i have always heard voices calling my name, I thought maybe I was hearing ghosts. It seems to happen at night to me ... like getting the urge to hurt myself or others , throw my phone over a...
  17. S

    I think that I am sinking.

    I've been pretty stable for 2 years but the last couple of days I can feel like I am sinking. I think it's the worry, what if I have cancer? I haven't self harmed in 2 years either but I have the urge to do it right now. I am so worried :low:
  18. C

    I am selff destructive

    I know what I am doing but I still can't help it. I'm in and out of a and e with overdoses ,can't cooperate with the crisis team or any one else for that matter and have the urge to date random strangers for sex. Fucked up or what? I just know whatever the labels I am very unhappy and struggling...
  19. Rainah

    Emotional Breakdown

    Hi everyone, I just had an emotional break down where I just harmed myself, I hadn;t done that in at least 8 months, but everything just got on top of me I had the urge to do so while having an emotional break down, I feel so alone, isolated and disapointed for giving into the urge again :cry:
  20. M

    Constant horrible feeling

    I don't know whether I have depression or not but I am constantly feeling horrible. I'm confused because I can't shake the feeling that I am getting and the anxiety. My life isn't that bad so why do I feel like this? Sometimes I even have this urge to harm myself. I don't want to feel like this...