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    GAD - When I say I have GAD, people look at me funny. Like, PTSD is commonly known and all, but generalized anxiety disorder isn't? They go hand-in-hand, and commonly join up to be...
    jellybean93 jellybean93 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 3, 2013

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    Anxiety Is Stealing My Life - I don't remember when my anxiety started, but I know that my panic attacks started at 15, and things have only gotten worse. Some days my anxiety is...
    espressiva espressiva 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 12, 2011

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    I Never Knew I Had It Until... - my training teacher for my work looked at me one day and asked if i was ok i responded no and she says the it looked like i was having an anxiety...
    Paine316 Paine316 18-21, M 8 Responses May 16, 2009

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    Just Joined - I just joined this website group because I have finally figured out wat is wrong w/me.  To my knowledge there is nobody that I can relate to with this...
    StressedOut123 StressedOut123 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 11, 2009

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    Feelings Of Impending Doom - My anxiety has been getting worse these past few weeks.  I have a referral to a psychiatrist but my first appointment isn't until August. ...
    bythegrl bythegrl 36-40 4 Responses Jun 26, 2010

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    Generalized Anxiety Disorder And Agoraphobia. - All my life I have had anxiety , up until my freshman year of college I thought that anxiety was normal, and everyone felt the same...
    GADandme GADandme 18-21 1 Response Aug 15, 2012

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    The Things A Year Can Change - "Cancer" "you might live" "you have 5 kids, what are you going to do?" "Its best to just take your medicine and stay away from everyone" 2 1/2 years...
    thesaddestsong thesaddestsong 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2012

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    I'm Trying Out A Little Poetry... - Forever GoneAlways HereI AmI WasI Used To BeI Am NowGoneMaybeHereNo One KnowsTell me what you think! don't know if I'm any good.. 
    echo97 echo97 13-15, F Nov 7, 2011

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    Generalized Anxiety Disorder And Panic Attacks - Any one who suffers with Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) or Panic Attacks knows how disruptive these disorders can be, and...
    TwilightDream TwilightDream 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 31, 2012

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    Who Have The Same Problems As Mine?so Sad And Stressed! - I live in VietNam and so my English is not good. Sorry about that. I realize that I had GAD just 2 years ago and OCD 12...
    Nevergiveup94 Nevergiveup94 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 6, 2012

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    Advice Pleassseee! - Hi, I am a mother of 2, about 3 years ago i started to have generalized anxiety and panic attacks.  I tried the medications (lexeprol, prozac, paxil etc) but...
    montgm montgm 31-35 2 Responses Jan 18, 2011

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    I Worry - I worry, and then I worry, and then I worry some more. My husband, mom, and brother all tell me I should see a doctor... but who has the time or money? Who wants to be...
    JustMyExperience JustMyExperience 26-30, F Jul 10, 2012

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    Im so over having GAD it sh1ts me to tears. I want to be normal I have a casual job but Im really finding it hard to cope. I know what Im doing at my job but sometimes I have...
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    Let see this year makes it... 5 years now. It's been the most difficult path I could ever imagine. At first it was all a fear of me throwing up in public but now it's so much more...
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    First let me say that I am the Man that is married to a wonderful woman and I was just recently initially diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. Reason I am on this post...
    Piercer7132 Piercer7132 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    My adult son has binge eating disorder. We have four children, all living at home, and this problem puts a gigantic shadow over the whole family. My son is totally obsessed with...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    Caged. Heavy; light; pounding; relaxing; broken; glued. This is what goes on inside her head, because this is who she is; a girl diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. She...
    danielle18 danielle18 18-21, F a week ago

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    troyabout troyabout 51-55, M Mar 27

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    My life has been a constant battle in so many ways and i feel i will always have to battle to keep as stable as i can and to stay away from toxic people. I don't hate people that...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    It's Mother's Day in Ireland today. Although my kiddies have been so sweet, making me cards. I'm sad inside. My own mother passed away 23 years ago and for some reason my tears...
    emptynow emptynow 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    So.. My nan is dying of cancer. It really hurts wish i had more time with her shes still craking jokes but i jus wish she new how much iv always loved her. Will nva gt the tum back...
    sosadallthetime sosadallthetime 22-25, F Mar 30

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    There are a lot of reasons I (as a survivor too) think so: They do suffer the same feelings as we (women) do and a lot of other issues they have to deal with: There is a lot of...
    Mellangela Mellangela 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    My apologies but I am going to skip past all the intro bits. I am really struggling tonight. I have a part that i have pushed away for years. I have ignored her and squashed her...
    dreshany dreshany 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    I have suffered from depression and excited that I remember, at least as far as back as first grade. I recently going out and was diagnosed by a psychiatrist with AVPD. I am...
    AnAvoidant AnAvoidant 31-35, M Mar 18

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    I meet this girl who I got so close to I began to breath the air she breathed. I wanted to be so close to her all the time and when she went out with her friends I use to get so...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F Mar 27

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    I left my wife in August and immediatly went to speak to a lawyer to file for divorce. I'm still not divorced. She and I have signed papers twice all ready, and we will have to...
    VeloAficionado VeloAficionado 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    I left my wife in August and immediatly went to speak to a lawyer to file for divorce. I'm still not divorced. She and I have signed papers twice all ready, and we will have to...
    VeloAficionado VeloAficionado 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I just started recovery a few weeks ago and i feel miserable!😒 I've b/p'd even more than usual, and I can feel how much I've gained. I know I shouldnt, but i want so badly to be...
    discoveringisabel discoveringisabel 13-15, F Apr 3

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    I was overweight from the time I was 9 to the time I was 14. I hated the way I looked. A few months ago a started losing weight. I became obsessed. I would make myself throw up...
    goodvibesman goodvibesman 13-15, F Apr 3

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    I have been diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder along with Major Depressive Disorder and Avoidant Personality Type as of this past month. I've had this diagnosis since...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    ***Before you read this: I am NOT looking for sympathy and/or pity; I'm trying to explain a little what living with this disorder is like. Please don't feed the narcissist's supply...
    LiquidThinking LiquidThinking 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I was diagnosed with BiPolar depression along with anxiety disorder several years ago. It's taken years for the doctors to find the right balance of medications that help(not cure...
    bethrichards bethrichards 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I've been having them or feeling them come on and taken pills to stop them quite a bit recently. My job stopped giving me the hours I was getting before because we're so slow with...
    MichiganGirl420 MichiganGirl420 18-21, F Mar 25

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    So here is an interesting question that I doubt anybody will be able to answer- but I hope you can all give it a read and tell me what you think. I have a mental health issue that...
    OregonStateKi OregonStateKi 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I fear I've ruined my sister. I have the typical psychological build of someone who's younger sister has autism. (I fear my growing up with my sister, only a year younger than me...
    IsntHeSweet IsntHeSweet 18-21, M Mar 20

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    I have suffered from an eating disorder for most of my life. I am 23 now. Anorexia developed in me when I was 10, by the time I was 15 it was severe and included bits of bulimia. I...
    Mslip Mslip 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    The same thing happened to me. I was at a stressful job where my boss was very controlling and had unrealistic expectations of what one person can do. I ended up being her only...
    Ladylapre Ladylapre 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    My problem with getting this diagnosis was that I used to not like the fact that everyone gets labels. I mean, I still feel like certain terms get thrown around way too casually...
    showusyoursouls showusyoursouls 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I have bipolar disorder and bulimia. I've struggled with an eating disorder since I was 16, and I'm almost 24 now. I was diagnosed with bipolar when I was 18, and I've been trying...
    bripolar bripolar 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I have recently been diagnosed with social anxiety, and I tried to talk to my friends about it, but they think I'm "over reacting" or "faking it" and I'm scared to even talk to...
    daniemcw daniemcw 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 28

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    I've struggled with various eating disorders since being bullied at 11 years old, but the anorexia vs bulimia was the worst. I never lost or gained enough weight for anybody to...
    MMXIV MMXIV 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I find my biggest confliction with my eating disorder is my weed habit. I smoke pot for my insomnia/depression and I love it. I was on a whole bunch of meds that made me feel...
    FarrahRelates FarrahRelates 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I've finally gotten over it; in recent months I've been on EP a lot, and was coping with my sexuality. It's all I was thinking about for months. Now it's in the back of my mind...
    sturmgewher44 sturmgewher44 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    The only people I could ever befriend in high school up were other people with social anxiety or guys that wanted to use me. I can't make friends. People feel awkward around me. I...
    Nessybabi Nessybabi 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    Hey everyone. I have a bit of a problem and could use advice. My girlfriend (of one year) said that I can't tell her my problems because of her sports. She doesn't want me to...
    urbanangel99 urbanangel99 13-15, M 3 Responses Mar 25

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    Is there anyone else who deals with social anxiety/awkwardness I can talk with?
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 6

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    I have struggled with a eating disorder for the last 5 years. I thought once i got to my "goal" weight i would stop and life would go on. Every time i reached my "goal" i would say...
    erika614 erika614 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I've been living with an eating disorder for about three years now. Last year, I lost a lot of weight and finally felt good about myself. My period stopped coming (although I was...
    Nickyta Nickyta 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I don't think I'd ever tell anyone but I might as well. I have Schizoaffective Disorder which, in a basic definition, it's like Bipolar and Schizophrenia, some people have...
    PitchDaffy PitchDaffy 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    Ugh. I ******* hate this! I dont know whats wrong with me its getting worse.
    DieForMetal666 DieForMetal666 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Since i was even a tartlet.... All my life has been a series of binge eating without purging, then starvation, on and off, on and off. I'm binge eating nonstop as for now. I see...
    AprilBurden23 AprilBurden23 18-21, F