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Fakeittilyamakeit

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I have been having a very difficult time with racing thoughts, worrying about my daughter. She is 16 and is a great kid but she struggles with friendships and is going through her first love right now. The first love thing is difficult because the boy is very sweet but has some baggage from his last relationship that did not end well. This is keeping him from moving forward with my daughter, though he texts her daily. Basically, my concern for my daughter and her feelings overwhelms me. If I even THINK she is hurting or upset over anything I am consumed by it. It affects my mood to the point of tears. Every day I worry and feel upset for her. It is really becoming a problem and I don't know how to handle it. Does anyone else have this issue?
 
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Hi! Welcome to the group. I can't relate to this but I'm sure someone will. It's a good site this!
 
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Welcome to the forum. :hi:
Would you say you have anxiety issues in general, or that it's more your situation with your daughter that's the issue?
How is she feeling in all of this - is she happy?
I don't know what it's like to be a parent, but I can imagine that it must be very difficult at times and that you just want to see your baby happy. However, as i'm sure you know, there's only so much you can do and you don't really have any control over this situation.
Worrying won't change anything, it will only cause you to feel stressed out.

It may be worth looking into why you feel so consumed by the worry about your daughter. Whether you feel there are other issues in your life that are overwhelming you too?
 
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Fakeittilyamakeit

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I have anxiety in general. My mind is ALWAYS racing with negative thoughts and they just won't stop. Lately, it has been more about her but if its not her, it's something else. Honestly, she handles things way better than I do.
 
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