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Voices are driving me crazy!

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oh thats great news !
have you moved somewhere less isolated ?
many people find that isolation makes their psychosis worse
even when they are on medication

its definitely easier with medication though

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sending love to Sallimae

how is it going ?

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Hi, in the middle of my cross country drive back to NY from Arizona. On the last stage really, about 10 hours away. I'm in a hotel now. Voices are a little strong tonight. Telling me to "burn" and saying "I'm mad" and I'm an ape". I yell back "I was a free babysitter" and "I baked cookies for police officers". The voices stop for a while, then start up again. My health insurance starts in a week. I will go on medication right away.
 
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k sounds like things are going in the right direction,
maybe you can afford a psychologist as well ?
sounds like a good idea to talk back to the voices

I am watching this thread
and look forward to your updates !

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No, psychologist. I don't believe in therapy. I get nothing out of it. I have a few friends who know about the voices. I get so much from confiding in them. I will also start to write in a journal again, and I will try to exercise again on the treadmill.
 
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k great, looking forward to your journal then !

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This worked for me;

This is what you do;

Find somewhere quiet,
Away from any distraction,
Sitting or lying down.

Close your eyes,
And focus on your breathing,
Slow it down,
Hold your breath for a couple of seconds,
When you inhale, exhale,
Now,
Count slowly backwards from 300,
Now,
As you do this,
Relax your muscles,
Starting from your head,
Feel the calmness,
Move down your chest,
Down your arms,
Right down to your legs,
And feet.

When you feel relaxed,
Imagine in your mind,
Your body,
Doesn't matter how you see yourself.
Now,
See the white dot,
In the center of your chest,
Really bright,
Now,
Make it bigger,
Filling your chest,
Make it brighter,
Moving up your head,
Down your arms and legs,
Make it even brighter,
All you can see in your mind,
Is white,
Now,
With a firm and commanding voice,
Really believe in yourself,
You ARE in control,
Speak firmly in your mind;
"I WANT YOU TOO LEAVE ME ALONE,
YOU WILL BOTHER ME NO MORE",
As you are saying this,
Image an even brighter wall moving out from you,
And at the same time,
Image that you are pushing someone away with your arms.


And,
It should work.
I did this year's before,
I looked up the technique on three Internet.

If it doesn't work first time,
Try it again.

Let me now how you get on.
 
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Sorry, that won't work. My voices are tied to the male creators of this world who can't deal with a celibate virgin adult woman. My exposure to pornography at age 5 and sexual touching by family members, did not make me promiscuous, as intended.
 
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Its does indeed work!!
Have more faith and belief in yourself.
 
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I highly recommend some anti-psychotics, the huge wave of relief that came over me when I started taking them was amazing.
I would recommend seeing a professional as only them could rule out any other conditions and only them could recommend anti phychotics.
Armchair psychiatry is dangerous. If you are not happy with the way your treatment has not gone in the past then ask for a second opinion and alternative treatment plan.

My friend listened to an armchair armature psychiatrist and was certain he had schizophrenia. He was devastated and to scared to see a doctor. When he finally did it turned out he had a very highly over active thyroid which went untreated for months.
Do not let anyone on here recommend treatment unless they have spent 7 years at medical school then another couple specialising in their chosen medical field.
 
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