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  1. S

    OCD for 1.5 years

    Hello all. I have been suffering with a very strange OCD for one and half years. I used to suffer from ritualistic behavior when I was younger, arranging, hand washing, rapid eye blinking, but I was somehow able to get over it. Without getting into too many specifics, I started having intrusive...
  2. B

    Feel like Im stuck in a hard place (health related)

    So, Ive been to the dentist, and it turns out my stress from the last few years has damaged a lot of my teeth through developing bruxism. It's filed most of my front teeth flat and moved some out of place. I feel like my smile is hideous now and it really upsets me. If I carry on the way I am, I...
  3. P

    No longer human.

    Hello. I just needed to write this out I think. Im 26 yeards old, a virgin, and still live with my parents with hardly no social contact outside them or a friend I talk to online. I know I have ocd. I had for it ever since I was 10. But over the years I have suspected to possibly have schizoid...
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    I split with my wife 3 months ago and have been fine until the last week. Ive struggled the last week and currently I'm in tears with no one to talk to. Really don't know what to do I've managed my depression for the last 4 years but right now nothing is working. I know the obvious answer will...
  5. P

    Greetings from California

    Hello, I am here because I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and PTSD many years ago. In the past few years my BD has become quite difficult to control. I'm here with the hope of meeting others who live with mental illness.
  6. L

    Depersonalization and anxiety

    Hello everybody! A long story "short": I have suffered from anxiety and depersonalization occasionally about 35 years. My background is a childhood in an alcoholistic family (from age 10-21). It was almost a idyllic family from outside and also in inside except the evenings and midnight (when...
  7. S

    Help me know what happened (possible abuse triggers)

    Hi everyone. I don't know how to feel about certain events in my childhood. Short story is that I'm the youngest of 6 kids. Our father died in 1997, when I was 7 years old. Now, a few years ago I found out from the middle sister who's 6 years older than me that our oldest brother, the oldest...
  8. H

    Focusing on flaws

    Hi everyone, I'm new here and have been in treatment with a therapist for over 10 years (on and off). She recently retired and I'm feeling a bit lost. I was wondering if anyone has any experience with this: basically I love my husband, he's beautiful, funny, charming, great father etc...
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    hi all, does anyone feel like me ,i feel sad most of the time, I find it very hard to laugh or smile at the most simplest of things, I suffer with depression and at the moment I'm hurting the closest people in my life (my husband and son),so much so that my husband says the he can't live like...
  10. B

    I just want to be well

    Hi everyone, I’m new here and I just want to let out my feelings. I’ve been depressed ever since I can remember, I’m 22. I tried to commit suicide aged 14 but somehow survived a huge overdose. There’s no reason for my depression... it’s just always been there.. no bad experiences or abuse etc to...
  11. nkirkas

    Hi everyone have a great life

    Hi to everyone here, Hope we get mental healthy as soon as possible especially those who are really suffering,because ive heard common people say "im depressed" and i always thought you didn't even meet real depression yet,to suffer your whole life from child to an adult,to wanna surrender..So...
  12. M

    Hello. I am not well.

    Hello all. As the topic states i have been sick with depression and generalized anxiety for 18 years. I am 43 years old and live in Denmark with my wife in a house with our 3 dogs. I joined because i was hoping to get some additional information that could help me.
  13. D

    Hello all

    I have been diagnosed with schizophrenia disorder and have been taking a mix of antipsychotics and antidepressants for the past 3 years. I am here to get whatever advice I can,thank you.
  14. J

    New poster with horrible strange symptoms (feeling drugged)

    Hi all I have been an OCD and anxiety sufferer for around 15 years and I have been on Paxil for 8 years. About two years ago I started having some very strange symptoms and no one has been able to tell me what is wrong. I have had an MRI of the brain and it has all come up normal, and a...
  15. L

    Newbie to the forums

    HELLO!! I won’t really put my name out there yet haha but I’m looking for some advice . I don’t wanna use the word depressed yet but for years I’ve always had suicidal thoughts . I believe I’m very ugly . I got attacked when I was younger and I never did anything about it . Years later I’m...
  16. R

    Hello, Im a newbie

    Hello everyone! Im schizophrenic and I hear voices. But there voices are arguing about me. These are people that I think about. When I think about somebody, they talk back to me and it is bothering me. It happens everyday. Im on medication and I have been on depot injection once a month for...
  17. U

    I don't know why I'm so nervous but-

    Hi :P It's midnight and I'm writing an introduction. Probably not the best idea but here goes :dance: 21 years old, been in therapy 10 years for anxiety, depression and PTSD, tried everything there is to try and lost all my friends gradually as their lives have moved on and mine hasn't. Never...
  18. pentagram

    My recovery from PTSD

    A few years ago I came to this site to talk about my life. How I suffered from PTSD as a result of my experiences with aversion therapy as a boy at school in the UK in 1972. I have recently published my memoir: Is it about that boy? The Shocking Trauma of Aversion Therapy. It is available via...
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    Council house application help!

    I have had problems for over 20years now and about 10 years ago it started spiralling completely out of control with a lot of negative ways of coping multiplying rapidly. I looked around for a suitable location and found one that should restore my health and enable me to start working again. I...
  20. H

    Unsure of what's wrong and what to do

    I'm posting this here since I have no idea what to class it as. So around the time I was 13 I started to stop being able to do anything for a long time. Things like school and even things I enjoyed and loved. Doing these things for a while start to make me demotivated and in general real down...