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  1. S

    Need advice - relationship at an end

    Ok, here goes... I’ve been with my girlfriend for 13 years, and apart from a small break a couple years back, things are good between us. The problem is as I’ve got older my sexual preferences started to change. I don’t really know why? I feel really shit, and embarressed even talking about...
  2. H

    HHRT1 Similar experiences?

    Hi, I'm new here and this is my first thread. I'd like to hear other peoples' experiences and how they deal with them. Oh, a little back ground. About 10 years ago I was diagnosed with Paranoid Delusional Disorder and was on meds and CBT for about 3 years. About 9 months ago diagnosis...
  3. I

    so worried

    For those of you who have followed my post over the years one my old friends who immno.longer friends was worried about me dating an older man 15 years older.i went on holiday at weekend and I saw her and a work colleague and they saw me with my bf and I'm.scared of being judged or subject to...
  4. L

    New to this

    Hi, thanks for adding me. I've never joined a group like this before but am hoping for somewhere I can chat to people and get advice from people who've been where I am now. I'm feeling quite depressed, very anxious and lonely. I'm not alone, I live with my 15 year old daughter and have my 26...
  5. J

    New to this - was not sure where to post! Depression, stress and anxiety suffering!

    New to this - was not sure where to post! Depression, stress and anxiety suffering! Hi all, I am very new to all of this, both posting on forums and mental health issues! I am hoping that you can take some time to read this in order to help a newbie out! I am 28 years of age, and I have not...
  6. S

    your life was never yours, to find out you where just an experiment,

    any one else feel like that??? just fount that out in the last 13 years, now im a slave to the masses, my life caused by every one else
  7. S

    Looking for advice

    I'm 29 and currently live with my 89 year old grandma. I have been helping her and her partner on and off for the past seven years and especially the last 3 years since her partner died. after he died I had to help her relocate and look after as she has suffered some non serious fall and...
  8. F

    Post divorce depression

    This might be long one so bear with me! I used to suffer with depression and anxiety (including panic attacks) years ago as a result of delayed grief after my dad died. It eventually ended up in me walking out of a job and not working for over two years until a mate rescued me with some work...
  9. B

    Living with Bipolar 2

    Living with bipolar 2 isn’t what you’d imagine. It isn’t a rollercoaster of emotions, or a slow paced children's carousel, it is periods of suicidal ideation and drug abuse. I wasn’t what you’d call a happy child. Despite getting everything I ever wanted and being spoiled by my parents, I was an...
  10. A

    Family Issues Ruin My Life at Times

    I get on with my life as best I can but there are some underlying issues that are always there. On the surface it all seems fine but underneath I suffer with anger issues, depression and anxiety. My story is so long I could actually write a book so for the purpose of this forum I will have to...
  11. C

    Moving on From Ending A Toxic Friendship

    This weekend will mark 11 weeks since I walked away from my best friend. We were friends for 19 years and she was 23 years older than me, more like a second mum. Things had not felt right for a few years for varying reasons. I felt I was more a carer than a friend whilst her own daughter sat...
  12. Fairy Lucretia

    what is going on x

    i don't know if anyone is interested but it will help me to write this down so a few months ago ,my cpn was away for 14 weeks ,my support worker felt i need a replacement cpn as i was so unwell with SH . i had a meeting with the manager and support worker and the support worker said nothing...
  13. S

    Looking for advice

    Hi all. Quick history, diagnosed with ocd few years back known have had it for years since I was a kid. Have had severe depression and early this year was put on lactimal/lamotrigine (low dose increasing steadily) with suspected bipolar which isn’t a surprise with the last few years (also...
  14. L

    Nearly out of hope ...

    My Story My name is Kevin. This is my first post. It is somewhat reassuring to see there are others here that can understand what I go through. I was abused both physically and emotionally by my mother all the years I was growing up. My father neglected me every year also. In someways I feel...
  15. F

    Hello, I’m new!

    Hi, I’m new here and thought I’d introduce myself, I could do a big long post about myself and go through the whole but I don’t think I’m ready for that yet so I’ll give the abridged version... I suffer from anxiety, panic attacks and depression and have done for the past 16 years since my dad...
  16. F

    Psychosis ruined my great career

    Hi guys, The worst part for me about psychosis is that it ended my engineering career 4 years ago. When the psychosis hit I started acting weird and got fired. I battled psychosis on and off for the next couple years. I haven’t had a psychosis episode in over a year and feel fully recovered...
  17. M

    Help needed

    My adult (26 year old) son is exhibiting some behavior that I think is reminiscent of a mental illness but we, my wife and I, do not know what to do. Is this a place where I can talk about this? My son will not see a therapist and that leaves us to deal with it. Here is what we observe. 1. He...