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Bigyin1980

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Hiya all I've just been recently diagnosed with pd im a 35yr old male from central Scotland. I feel so alone and I feel there is no help out there for me sometimes I just think that's what my life should be I feel isolated and feel as if I can't help myself I know it sounds mad but I don't really have any close friends so talking things out doesn't happen and my family don't seem to care too much too as they have there own problems I suppose I'm here to see if anyone feels the same or if it's just me that's this way? I would like to hear from people to chat with and make friends with I know it sounds sad having no friends but I think most people that don't suffer from a pd understands how the suffer feels and communicating with others is limited I feel embarrassed when round others and feel that there all talking about me and that there planning on hurting me in some way
 
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Hello and :welcome:

I hope you find this forum supportive and useful for you while you're feeling low. I think a lot of people here know what you're going through.

Have you thought of joining a club or a class - even a talking therapy group - to make friends?

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:welcome: to the forums :)
 
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Welcome to the forum! I know how you feel about having no friends. Mental illness can be very isolating, and I am sure lots of others on here are experiencing the same problem. I am very lucky in that I have a very supportive family, who all know about my illness (major depression with psychotic features). I haven't mentioned the psychotic features! Lol.
 
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Bigyin1980

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I was told to go see my doctor to get information about groups to meet people but I feel so embarrassed and feel let down by myself to do anything about it I'm frightened that I get laughed at and other people make fun out of me because the way I am
 
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Bigyin1980

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Thank you Mayfair and Christobel
My family understands a little about it as my sister has bipolar
But I don't know if they understand anything about my pd as I just get told to get on with it?
 
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Thank you Mayfair and Christobel
My family understands a little about it as my sister has bipolar
But I don't know if they understand anything about my pd as I just get told to get on with it?
Bold: Do they know about your diagnosis? (sounds obvious question I know, but I can't tell, and in the OP, you said recently diagnosed)
 
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:welcome: and hello

Big yin, I thought that was Billy Connollys nickname. You don't look like him by any chance?

Feel for your family troubles, my family have been understanding but I've had to educate them, which hasn't always been easy.
 
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Welcome to the forum, bigyin.
You're definitely not alone - mental health problems can be really isolating and it's a really tough thing to deal with.
This forum has helped me a lot in terms of feeling less alone and I hope it helps you too.
 
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Bigyin1980

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Thank you Somerset Scorpio I just think that people that don't understand what I'm going through just laugh at me behind my back and try and hurt me even my ex partner didn't try and understand how I was yeah I know its hard for them not to understand as they have never experienced it fir them selfs and think that your abnormal and not right in the head I wish people could spend the time to get to know me before judging
I am glad that there is this forum for similar people in my position that I can talk to without being afraid of getting brought down and hope that we could have a friendship
 
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I understand how u feel..its a struggle for me to even get up everyday and get through each day without thinking I'm worth nothing and life isn't worth anything...people who don't have to suffer from this have no clue what its like to have their mind go crazy all the time..I understand u:)
 
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I get up most days thinking about suicide and I just want all this in my mind to stop:(,..But I know ending it that way isn't the answer..I get up every morning saying to myself That I won't let myself be depressed and I won't threaten to leave my boyfriend again...why he stays with me,I don't know..when will have enough of my constant mood changes of loving him one min and then wanting to leave him the next:((
 
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