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  1. daffy

    Is anybody else still on dla

    Im still on dla and have been for 15 years approx. Ive never been called in for a reassessment. Everyone i know is now on pip. I wondered if it was because im 66 and a pensioner. Yet my sister is 3 years older and she wss reassessed last year. I dont know 2hether to phone them or just leave it...
  2. K

    I don't feel happiness anymore.

    Hello, I'm new here to the forums, sorry if I posted this in the wrong spot, but I figured this was the best spot for this. I have been questioning how I have been feeling ever since my grandfather passed away almost 2 years ago. I was 16 when he passed away. When he did pass away, I didn't cry...
  3. P

    Diagnose me - Need help!

    Hey all, My situation is actually really confusing, at-least in my own head and eyes it is. My idea posting in this forum is just to go into some detail about my mental health over the last few years, get help understanding it and maybe try and improve overall. So, i'm currently 20 years old...
  4. T

    No Motivation

    Hi, For a few years now I've found I've had an increasing lack on motivation and drive to do anything of any real value. I seem to see the world differently to most and recently have been genuinely curious as to what is the actual reason for life is, when most of the world's population are born...
  5. J

    I'm Lost

    Hello All, I have joined this group to be able to share my story and read others. I've got to the point where I feel my friends must be sick of me. I have suffered depression all of my adult live and it has cost me 3 relationships including the last one which lasted 12 years but ended 2 years...
  6. Funnyday

    Anyone else missing a dead relative?

    My Mum died in 1997 from Breast cancer. My Dad in 1999 from Lung cancer. I miss them so much. I don't know why I'm still getting upset all these years later. Life is cruel. :low:
  7. R

    Alone

    I have never felt so alone in my life as I do right now.My depression is suffocating me and wherever I reach for help I meet a dead end.I am so tired of feeling like this and I feel I will never get better. In my mind I know I should get up go for a walk or some other activity but then I tell...
  8. B

    I'm on borrowed time

    I've been suffering from depression for 15 years, been there and done that with every treatment going with no success. I've never attempted suicide but I've been close but I've never been brave enough to take the final step. One day I will take that final step though, it's...
  9. C

    Re starting fluoxatine after 9 months of them.

    Hi everyone, i started having panic attacks around 10 years ago, the attacks also gave me depression. I've been on and of meds for 10 years and was using Prozac for a couple of years. I'm 3 days back into my meds and my god it's hard, temperature, sickness, tiredness but not sleeping and low...
  10. N

    A little bit lost

    My story is I think too long to put here, at least I don't think anyone could or would be willing or able to read all of it. I suppose I will end up writing a lot anyway. I am coming here out of, I suppose, a degree of desperation. I have had many therapists and many pills over I guess now at...
  11. I

    Any advice from introverts please ? what should I do ?

    I am an introverted male 50 yrs old, I have only just realised how introverted I am within the last 5 years, my wife is very extroverted and we are clashing. I grew up with a controlling father, lovely mother, I couldnt get on with my dad so rebelled, became estranged around the age of 25. I...
  12. G

    Its too late for me

    If anybody here is willing to read this, here it is. Life has offered me false hope which has been shattered to pieces over and over again. I feel like taking my life someday is extremely likely, maybe inevitable at this point. All my adult years I've been lying to myself, telling myself that I...
  13. J

    Need some advice

    I have recently been diagnosed with GAD, but I have been suffering for years. Just before my diagnosis I broke up with my girlfriend of 3 years. I feel I am holding her back from moving forward with her life. I desperately want her back but I feel like that is a selfish choice only helping...
  14. P

    Hello.

    I'm certainly not very good with introductions, and English isn't my first language, so I apologize in advance for any mistakes I make in my writing. I just hope it's enough to understand each other. I was bullied all throughout middle school and some of highschool. I've always been a quiet...
  15. Bondek

    Hello

    Greetings, I figure an intro post is the way to go. I came across the forum when googling things and what with the way things are going presently, figure I should join. Hard to say in a nutshell but one thing I have noticed of late is that whereas I figured I'd had depression, it has become...
  16. T

    Self Harmed again after some time

    Hello, I should introduce myself first. I am a 20 year old male. I have depression, remarcably, among cases of anxiety and other disorders. Have been seeing a psychatrist for 2 years and a half, I went to therapy for 5 years, but stopped when I changed cities in the beggining of 2018. I self...
  17. R

    Hi - it's just me a nobody

    Hi all- I'm a 50+ woman in the US. I guess some would say I'm feeling sorry for myself. Maybe I am! I'm so down on life in general these days. I find it hard to move; I have to "talk myself into" doing most things. Sleeping is my favorite pastime. What do you do when you're 50+ years old, never...
  18. W

    Need to explain why i have no hope

    Just need to explain as no one understands. My wife walked out after 32 years as she couldnt cope with my depression and my need for her support. That was 3 years ago and i see no reason to carry on . Had a number of jobs since as unable to cope and now living with my mum. At 55 there seems no...
  19. S

    How do I help my friend who has BPD?

    Hi everyone! I have come here hoping that someone who knows what it is like to have BPD could give me a piece of advice on how to help a close friend with BPD. Long story short: My friend and I have known each other for 20 years - she was diagnosed with BPD ten years ago and has been in and...
  20. L

    Developing friendships when you have agoraphobia and social anxiety

    Hi everyone. I'm new here and I think this is a heavy post for my first time posting, but here it goes. I'm hoping for some advice about trying to make a friend. I'm sure to a normal person, this would be super easy, but I'm not normal. :rolleyes: When I was in my teens, I was diagnosed with...
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