• 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. L

    22 Years old, living like a reclusive 70 year old.

    So I had a vivid dream last night where somebody who I went on a few dates with last year, a person I’ve been thinking a lot about recently, broke me down and basically gave me a sort of ego death which has influenced me to post here… I am 22 years old, 23 in December, my days currently consist...
  2. S


    Pfft saying hello is so boring :grin: I joined because this year has brought a sharp focus on to my interpersonal relationships of all flavours, and I hope to make friends and share experiences and support for the problems life brings. My official diagnoses are of GAD and Depression. I also...
  3. J

    social anxiety and agrophobia for 3 years

    I'm a 26 year old female in the UK. This year has been the worst year of 3 years of agrophobia. I only go out if it's for family which is once every two months if that and thats straight to a car then to their house. I live with my partner he doesn't understand mental health but he is very good...
  4. L

    How do I get closer to people

    So I've just finished my freshers week at university and I met some really nice people so far. I am by no means comfortable and although I only live about an hour away from home, I feel so terribly homesick. I think without meaning to be, i've become quite insular and as a result, girls I know...
  5. A


    Hey everyone, Suffice to say, I came online this evening looking for somewhere to vent my frustration and sorrow, amongst people who would understand... At (almost) 27, I'm not new to depression. Three and a half years ago, it sank its claws into me hard - I'd just graduated from university...
  6. A

    My life is a constant nightmare

    Hi so a little background information about me. I've had depression on and off since I was about 9 years old, my parents constantly fought and my dad regularly cheated so the environment I grew up in was very toxic. It got even worse when I got into year 7/8 and I began getting bullied by my...
  7. W

    27 year old guy never had girlfriend

    Hello i am 27 year old guy and a lot of people compliment me that im not to shabby looking. i always take care in my appearance. people have said im not half bad looking. i'm wondering does my anxiety get in the way of me getting a GF? ive seen so many women i fancy who i chat to but im always...