• 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!

Is anyone else scared of telling people things are a bit better?

P

Pffft

Well-known member
Joined
Apr 23, 2012
Messages
1,052
So things have improved in the sense I'm not constantly feeling suicidal and my self harming has become way less frequent but its like I still feel up and down. I still have suicidal thoughts and I am scared to say that things are a bit better incase I stop getting help. I feel it's stupid that I feel this way but I am getting annoyed with myself because I don't want to feel like this as I feel its similar to attention seeking behaviour even though I don't tell anyone that I have got worse.
 
Fairy Lucretia

Fairy Lucretia

Well-known member
Forum Guide
Joined
Apr 9, 2011
Messages
33,205
Location
Magical fairy wonderland xxxx
hi ,i don't think it is attention seeking at all
you are just insecure about losing your support


i feel exactly the same ,i have been under mental health services since a teenager and i am 39 now
if they dropped me i would be lost and although i don't lie to make things seem worse than they are
i do get scared of letting on if i ever feel 'ok'
talk to them about this maybe?

here for you
love Lu x
 
P

Pffft

Well-known member
Joined
Apr 23, 2012
Messages
1,052
Thank you so much for your reply, Fairy Lucretia, it means a lot to know I'm not alone in feeling this way. It's something I have kept to myself for a while and I always felt it was like attention seeking behaviour but I realise now that it isn't. Although its hard to not think the worst of myself.

Do you feel the mental health services have supported you well? I worry about bringing it up incase they discharge me :(. Have you ever told them that you feel like this too?

xx
 
megirl

megirl

Well-known member
Joined
Apr 9, 2010
Messages
7,189
Location
NZ
The mental health service have been side by side with me, out of anybody in my life even my ex husband they have been there, they are like family,
It does scare me a little if I get discharged, even if I do I can turn around the next day and be re admitted to the services if things don't work out,
Its natural to feel this way
 
Top