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I Am a Worrier

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    I had an anxiety attack two days ago.

    It had been months since my last one. I was really glad my roommate was around, she woke up and rubbed my back until I felt better. She also turned me on my side so I wouldn't keep gagging on my spit. What a sweetheart. I feel a lot more grounded though. I just have to make sure...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I Worry...

    Yes I worry often about every problem I have.  My significant other though is more laid back.  Actually, he should probably worry more than what he does but that is how we are different.  It causes arguments at times.  I just can not help it.  I need to...
    Valentine Valentine 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 13, 2007

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    I Cant Sleep (once Again)

    Just as i thought my sleeping pattern is getting back to normal, BANG, i cant sleep again.I just rested my head on the pillow and realised that i was just staring at the wall, head full of thoughts.Maby its the fact that i am travelling through heathrow again soon (even though i...
    Smallpeter1 Smallpeter1 18-21, M Nov 17, 2011

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    Worry Controls Me

    The main thing I have always worried about is people. Relationships with people, health, etc... When I get in a situation... For example if my boyfriend starts acting a way I will google for hours and hours why... I worry to death and seek answers for others behaviors. I always...
    Edl668 Edl668 26-30 1 Response Jan 3, 2013

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    My Latest Worry!

    A girl I know from uni is coming round today and to be honest I'm not keen on seeing her. For one, it's my day off and I'm exhausted but I'll need to entertain her and listen to her drivel on about how she has no job and how she's so bored etc etc. That sounds mean I know but it...
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F Sep 4, 2012

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    Negative Thoughts

    I worry greatly about all things. What has really bothered me lately is negative thinking. Is it like an addiction to some of you?! I feel like it is for me. Like I don't enjoy negative thinking it just feels so normal like im high or something? Very confusing...any thoughts...
    JDO24 JDO24 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 28, 2012

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    i always worry about different stuff shopping,

    my family, if i've hurt someone, or if someone isnt talking to me ect. i have been the same since high school and now in life i always worry about what people think about me or i cant do something and what will people do or say to me. xx
    westlife213 westlife213 22-25, F Apr 2

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    Yep, That's Me!

    i am a big worrier. i got it honest though. my grandmama and mama were worriers and all my aunts are as well. i wished you all could see them all carrying on about something that was going on or about to go on. and after all that worrying throughout my entire life, you would...
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2012

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    Fears

     i won't pass my classes i'll revert back to my bulimia i'll get depressed again i'll lose the man i love i won't do anything with my life They're just fears though.I have the power over my life.need start believing that though.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F May 1, 2012

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    Damn you fox! Second attempt:  Having

    panic attacks? Here's some advice from Tyler Durden. 
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Mar 7

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    Does fear cause real diarrhea

    or does it cause the feeling only ? http://livelifetothefullest.live-panic-free.com/2014/03/03/does-fear-cause-real-diarrhea-or-does-it-cause-the-feeling-only-.aspx Hey guys, sorry if this seems spammy, not my intention at all. I used to just paste my experiences in several...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Mar 4

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    How I Overcame Panic, Fear, Hypochondria And Agoraphobia!

    I struggled with panic, fear, hypochondria and eventually even agoraphobia for years. It seemed like my mind just got stuck in this loop in which I just kept worrying. As soon as my panic kicked in, my heart started racing and I was absolutely convinced that I was on the verge...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Nov 25, 2013

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    Thanks to Ocd and Anxiety Disorders.

    Man, what's a girl gotta do to get a little serotonin? ;) My loverly serotonin imbalance causes my OCD and anxiety disorders, making me a perfect candidate for worrying. Oh, joy. It's so very fun. ~Jennie
    Jenniedvm Jenniedvm 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 6, 2008

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    Letting the What If's Cotrol Me:

    I've been this way since I can remember, I blame it on the facts that I lost allot of close family as a child , my parents divorced when I was 2 and I was sexually assaulted my my uncle from age 3 until 9. If I don't have something to worry about I simply don't know what...
    msbhaven msbhaven 22-25, F Sep 14, 2007

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    Its True

    I worry way too much about **** i have no control over. But i am learning to stop myself when i do start worrying, because worrying is a waste of my time
    ib14fun ib14fun 41-45 1 Response Nov 13, 2012

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    Having panic attacks?

    Here's some advice from Tyler Durden
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Mar 7

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    The Hypo

    It all started at the age of eight, I thought I had anorexia and bulimia because you could see my ribs. Then the next thing I knew it I had ebola and pneumonia. when I was 14 I started drinking heavily by 19 it was the only time I felt like I was normal. Well I quit drinking...
    BrownEyedGirl09 BrownEyedGirl09 26-30, F Apr 24, 2012

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    I Worry About Everything!

    Hello, I am a worrier for sure. I lost my dad when I was 18, and that crushed my world. since than I think that only bad things happen to me, so I worry about it all. I have a dd who is 2 and I worry about her a lot, so much so, that I feel like her infancy was a blur. I do...
    mlamping mlamping 31-35 Dec 7, 2012

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    I Am a Worrier

     I am a worrier.  I'm also a TV producer which is a very bad business for someone who is a worrier. Most of my job involves worrying.  Worrying about getting the my story right, worry that everyone will like my story.... I worry that I won't make my deadline.  ...
    worriedproducer worriedproducer 56-60 1 Response Apr 24, 2008

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    Slightly Paranoid

    I lock the door constantly to make sure it's locked, triple check everything, over worry at everything. Sometimes I think this is a bad thing and sometimes I think it's actually good to worry and be overcautious, you know, better safe than sorry.
    Zarifa Zarifa 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2012

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    T^T when you go to gigs i worry.

    ..i worry that someone will hurt you bad..youve gotten a busted lip...busted nose,black eyes, bruises everywhere...of course i worry!! :( just wait till we travel together and we go to a gig and i see someone punch you... *-* im gonna....punch them so hard in the face...i am...
    NefelibataAggression NefelibataAggression 18-21, F Mar 30

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    What is a Panic AttackA very important question

    if you're struggling with this condition. You should really understanding exactly what's going on behind the scenes.So what is a PA?A sudden feeling of acute and disabling anxiety.`Ok, that's the textbook definition, but i don't think that clears things up too much so let's go l...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Feb 23

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    Flathead

    dead dead dead dead of sunrise!no share speaking dead by sunrise.
    pujor206 pujor206 18-21, M Nov 2, 2012

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    Worry Is Out Of Control

    Hi all I'm so down. My worry is so bad it takes over the whole day. I will worry about silly things and I can't break the cycle. I will try to work things out constantly and it will just drain me. I suffer with OCD and together worry and OCD is unreal. For instance. My...
    Dannyjos Dannyjos 31-35, M Mar 21, 2013

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    I Cant Help It

    YES I ADMIT IT IM A WORRIER I DO THIS BECAUSE I WANT THINGS A CERTAIN WAY AND I WORRY ABOUT IF THINGS GO BAD WHAT WILL I DO OR WHAT I SHOULD OF DONE IT'S ALSO IN MY NATURE IM A VIRGO AND VIRGOS ARE WORRIERS
    WETCAT87 WETCAT87 22-25, F Oct 22, 2007

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    Alleviating That Excess Nervous Energy

    One of the hardest things to deal with when trying to overcome panic and anxiety is knowing what to do with all that excess energy. I know when I used to get my panic attacks it sometimes felt like I just wanted to jump right out of my skin! My heart would race at a thousand...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M May 7, 2013

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    Help Me! I Obsess Over Everything!

    Question: I have been living with panic attacks and anxiety for about 16 years. It started after I stopped using drugs. I constantly thought I was going to or was in the act of having a heart attack. Then, it started me checking windows and doors repeatedly every night, and the...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Sep 9, 2013

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    A Cool Worrier

    Most of the time i'm not worried. I'm one person that can relax easily. Yet not on some points. When my patner takes the car and goes home at night under the rain. Besides he knows because he phones me lol. If I promess something and obviously it  won't be possible in time...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 29, 2008

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    By Defult!

    Yes... I worry too much! I know this! Not all of my worrying is rational either... in fact, most of it isn't rational. But, it's part of me, for better or for worse. :-/ I've always cared deeply for others, since I was a small child. And with a wicked imagination, which can come...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 20, 2009

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    Every Morning

    Every morning is the same sensation; the sensation that rushes through my stomach and turns under my skin. The questions and panicky thoughts that pound in my skull. The ticking of the clock reminding me that this is just another day that I am running late. My satchel sitting...
    hopelesswanderer hopelesswanderer 18-21 Nov 27, 2012

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    I Just Don'T Know .

    I'm unsure about pretty much everything..
    Youraveragelesbian Youraveragelesbian 18-21, F Oct 14, 2013

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    Exaggerate Everything In My Mind

    My mind races with fearful thoughts everyday. I always expect the worst to happen, and I find that I am most often unrealistic in what I worry about. Most everything that I fear never comes true, it all ends up working out for the best. But I worry excessively anyway. I know...
    flyingintherain flyingintherain 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 28, 2008

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    There Is Life After Panic Attacks And Agoraphibia

    Hi, this goes out to all those that are suffering from panic, fear and agoraphobia, I know some days can feel pretty low but hang in there, there is life after panic attacks. I suffered through occasional panic attacks that later spiraled into a crippling 4 year battle with...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M May 6, 2013

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    Don't Worry-be Happy

    I worry all of the time. I even worry when things seem to be going smoothly. I become a "basket case" when there's actually something to worry about. I'm surprised I haven't aged myself more than I have because of it! I think once I get through this rough spot, I won...
    silvermystics silvermystics 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 13, 2007

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    A Question I Received About Overcoming Panic Attacks.

    Question: Can u give me an advice?i love how u explained that to overcome anxiety,u shud rely on urself and not on others bcoz dependency will only make me feel hopeless and weak.I really wanna try to live again.I miss the old me so much and i want to feel the freedom again of...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M May 7, 2013

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    I'm such a 'worry wart' I just worry about

    stupid things like 'oh god they're looking at me, what's wrong with my face' or 'Hm I don't want to do this, everyone's watching' it literally prevents me from doing 99% of things in my life.
    AlaiahMay AlaiahMay 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Dear Ahveldt, Havent been this stressed.

    ..since September. You always made me worry.haha ^-^ like the time you almost fell of the roof, the time got heat stroke, the time you almost fell out of the apartment,the time you dropped the knife on your foot, when you burnt your kitchen, when you had a motorcycle accident...
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho 13-15, F Jan 8

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    The Girl In the Picture......

    was an excact mirror of me when I was clicking on this experience....so that proves it!!! All my life I've been told by others that I'm a worrit.... I wish I wasn't but I am improving , really I am, or maybe I'm not......now I'm worried that I'm not improving!!!
    lostbird lostbird 51-55, F Nov 6, 2007

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    I Over Exagurate About The Smallest Things

    For example,earlier today,a woman was supposed to pick me up to go to a skating party.She sent me an email that said that she had knocked really loud and I didn't answer.After reading that,I felt butterflies in my stomach and i felt completely...shut down? I also go over things...
    MusicLuv2651 MusicLuv2651 13-15, F Jul 15, 2011

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    24/7

    I spent the majority of my day worrying.  And worrying about things I don't have an control over.  This is where my OCD lies.  My "magical thinking" is worry.  Worrying about controlling the universe with my thoughts.  And I have lost so...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten 31-35, F 7 Responses Nov 24, 2008

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    I am worried about trifle things. I was working quite attentively yesterday at office. Then a co-worker came and began to chat. I made a mistake. My boss was there and also...
    Onamika Onamika 31-35, F Mar 22

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    I don't why but I keep on worrying about things, unnecessary things too at that. It seems kind of funny to people at times, but I just can't seem to stop worrying and the worst...
    RupanjaliSamadder RupanjaliSamadder 13-15, F Mar 29

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    I'm a worrier and out of nowhere was looking at a parking lot and thinking what if my brother was attacked? I pictured myself with a gun across the street and sniped everyone...
    egb33 egb33 31-35, F Apr 1

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    My result: YOU MIGHT'VE BEEN A SCRIBE IN ANCIENT EGYPT. If you've always wondered what people will remember about you in the future, it might actually be a hint about your past...
    CastDownChloe CastDownChloe 22-25, F Apr 4

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