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I Am Mentally Unstable

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    I feel crazy right now :( I can't stop crying

    because I got a criticism. Wow that feels pathetic.
    aveliney aveliney 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 24, 2014

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    well i am according to a therapist,

    because i am anti social and am changing... isn't that just part of growing up
    gingerninja96 gingerninja96 18-21, M Apr 28, 2014

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    I sometimes talk to my dead sister

    or an imaginary being I call Eaves (because he supposedly eavesdrops. I end up asking questions. Can anyone relate?
    theDoomProject theDoomProject 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 10, 2014

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    I have never said this out loud.

    I've never told another living soul. I am four people. I am carrying three 'others' with me all the time and I cannot tell anybody. I don't want to be locked up for being ill.
    BayBeeCakez BayBeeCakez 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    I'm not suicidal, and I don't think I'd ever

    actually kill myself. I just think that if I was in a situation, for instance, a car was driving straight towards me I'm not sure if I'd get out of the way ..
    FelwaM FelwaM 18-21, F Mar 27, 2014

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    I have been diagnosed with depression.

    I have been going to consolers and a mental health service since I was 13. I have strange thoughts, ones that people normally don't have. I also see things and hear things no one else does. I don't blame anyone for this. Although I don't think I'm weak because of this. God gave...
    supergirl01 supergirl01 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 6, 2014

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    I am fudge up in the head I'm 16 I say it out

    allowed to people aka family and friends sometimes strangers but I think I'm mentally frustrated maybe both I don't cut or try and kill myself but I do hurt myself because I can't handle any of this mental stuff like instead of cutting I hit the walls and break either my...
    Porangiataahua Porangiataahua 26-30, F Jan 31, 2014

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    When people say im a lunatic,

    unstable and depressed, I would feel lightheaded and I will act angry for a while and cry for no reason. And, no. I cant handle it. Its impossible for me to fight it.
    annaambrose annaambrose 16-17 1 Response Jan 21

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    Am I?

    I'm 14 years old and I cut myself. I have a pritty bad family life. I often feel crazy, and always confused. I talk to a couple of friends, and all but one believes that I should get help. One says that all families have problems, and mine are just normal.... Though, this might...
    alexeprincess alexeprincess 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 14, 2011

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    i am going to counseling

    and they havent diagnosed me with a disorder yet but i think i am histrionic and borderline because i take the online tests and read about it and see it on tv and i seem to have those disorders.
    nobumbump nobumbump 13-15, M Jun 19, 2014

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    Like i mentioned in my last post,

    i got sent home from school on monday for being a danger to myself & so i spent some more time in the emergency room & was almost admitted for the 3rd time into a hospital. But i went to my psychiatrist the next day to see what they were going to do & they decided i'm not...
    xxbangbangxx xxbangbangxx 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    THIS WORLD MADE ME BLEED AND ALL I WANT IS TO

    RETURN THE FAVOUR TO GIVE IT MY PAIN . TO PUNISH IT . IT SCARED ME , MUTILATED ME, MADE ME A MONSTER
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 8, 2014

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    Is it the psychosis? maybe its the BPD,

    plus having tourettes and urges to ******* hurt everyone, and you make this erratic, worthless piece of **** that has no control over himself
    wouldyoumissme wouldyoumissme 16-17, M Mar 16

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    TheDarknessInsideM3 TheDarknessInsideM3 18-21, M Dec 11, 2013

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    Every Day

    I want to scream and sob and cry because my cat just died. I know it's not a big deal but I got sad and these are the times I fall deeper into my depression. It's when I realize how truly unstable I am. These are the times I literally want to fall back into complete darkness and...
    lilianthegreat lilianthegreat 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2013

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    I Don't Know.

    I dont know how i got this way. everything was going fine, better than finne, then all of a sudden, i can't feel good.iv cried myself to sleep on numerous ocassions. i feel like i cant do anything anymore. i cant look at myself in the mirror without wanting to break it because i...
    c0nfus3ds0ul c0nfus3ds0ul 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2012

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    My actions make me feel like it more

    and more everyday. And I think people can see it and that's why they abandon me.
    CharmedAmour CharmedAmour 22-25, F 2 Responses May 7, 2014

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    I haven't took my pills in two days

    and I'm in hysterics 💀💕
    gorgeoushobo gorgeoushobo 16-17, F Jun 30, 2014

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    I'm starting to feel low again.

    I can feel it coming, like some black heavy sludge climbing up my body. It's sitting in my stomach now. I know it'll creep over me again until I want to kill myself. I have rapid cycles of feeling incredibly low and suicidal to feeling fairly level. It's seems to take something...
    illneverbenormal illneverbenormal 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 16, 2014

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    Understatement Number 127!

    Yeah unstable, but surround myself with others who are the same so we get along just dandy. LOL Anyone who is even all of the time is hiding something or just really good at faking it. And if not, could ya sell me your secret? I'm not sure normal really exists though.
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2009

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    BECAUSE MY MOTHER , THE PERSON WHO I WAS

    SUPPOSED TO TRUST BEAT ME, THEN BEAT ME, THEN BEAT ME THEN THREW ME OUT TO DIE, BUT I FORGIVE HER . I FORGIVE HER
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 8, 2014

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    Or emotionally disturbed.

    I've been called both many times. This past school year I was so "mentally unstable" I wasn't even allowed to attend school.
    blahlahblah599 blahlahblah599 16-17, F Jul 6, 2014

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    Tired of Life and My

    i dont know how shall i begin my story,or even when has it begun!!! what i know now,that i reached a stage where i hate my father,i feel he is the person responsible for the unstability that im going through,he used to shout at my mother and try to hit her,but i was always defend...
    abomi abomi 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 29, 2009

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    Lately I've been having extreme mood swings.

    For example I'll be in the mood to be social and talk to people for maybe 30 mins and then BAM. I want nothing more than to be alone. What do I want? I'm so confused o.O
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 20, 2014

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    I'm not sure how common this is

    but I have random bursts of 5 to 30 minuets of painless ness. Afterwards I also always end up with a migraine. I'm only 14 and I'm very confused. I'm not completely complaining because it has kept me going in a rugby match or rare fight, I'm just a bit concurred. I'm assuming...
    Lovell101 Lovell101 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 10, 2014

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    I don't know if it's me

    or if it's my boyfriend. I'm a college student attending a 4 year university, my boyfriend and I started dating in 2011,which was the beginning of my sophomore year. He is so much different than I, but I never saw it to be a problem. Anyways............. He had a situation-ship...
    Latch Latch 22-25, F Jul 6, 2014

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    I have an amazing ability to take any given

    positive situation/statement/thought and make it stressful and depressing. It's not that I want to. I just do it naturally lol. Anyone want someone to cast a shadow over your happiness? I'm your woman. Hit me with your best shot
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 31, 2014

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    This is totally sexist... Everyone is different.. Take for example a marine who has done 10 tours to Afghanistan and seen things most people would never even imagine. Witnessed...
    brocktimus brocktimus 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    I see my 40 year old kid getting more more mentally ill and I cannot do anything about it.
    phiney101 phiney101 66-70, M Mar 12

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    Life is so hard for the mentally ill. It's truly unfair
    SparkledRed SparkledRed 18-21, F Mar 16

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    Honestly, I am so done with a lot of things lately and I'm almost always depressed or thinking about dying or suicide. I wish I wasn't like that and I feel like that there wouldn't...
    theultimatesashacourtney theultimatesashacourtney 13-15, F Mar 6

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    I damaged my relationship. First we had an abortion last week. While we were fighting last night I left him a voicemail telling him, " I am sitting here in pain because I got rid...
    Katelynntx Katelynntx 18-21 Mar 12

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    All my life I've been told what a low life little **** I was by my dad. How I'm a disappointment and freak. Now it seems I only like/date guys that out me down. Does this mean I am...
    iSceneGirl iSceneGirl 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I'll admit i'm highly stressed. However today I just don't fgeel like myself. It's hard to think and I don't speak or type properly. My sentences are mixed up and mismatched and I...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    Corrupt professionals. Those who protect corrupt powers. Turning flawed work traditions Into profits. By medicating the stressed.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 11

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    I was brought in religion, my parents were strict. there was only twisted words and unfair blame. taunts and mockery. ghose taunts and lies caused bulemia, depression, self harm...
    minnieblack93 minnieblack93 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    So this story started exactly... 5 and a half years ago... when i met this guy... he was...and is... up to this day.. creating stories... so i give him money... everytime he makes...
    saraben143227 saraben143227 18-21, F Mar 14

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    I’ve come to terms with my inability to form relationships, this stems from multiple factors in my life including abuse, unavailable/narcissistic parents, and giftedness. I now...
    Deadinsideguy Deadinsideguy 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    Probably the worst experience I could ever have...I'm still afraid to this day that he will show back up
    gingersammy gingersammy 22-25, F Mar 17

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    Its really hard to keep up with 2 jobs,school, piano rehearsals and my nursing career at this age but I got to keep on trying because it's all for a better tomorrow how they say...
    IsMyStory IsMyStory 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    This is only a small amount of the abuse that has happened in my childhood. It happened by many people for a long time. But this is what I need to talk about right now. I have a...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Nobody Understands My Pain Dealing with the Effects of Physical and Emotional, and Sexual Abuse i suffer every day every single night i fight i alive i scream i breathe..
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    If you really want to know the pain of being the black sheep of an Asian family, just pm me.
    YesIAmAsian YesIAmAsian 18-21 3 days ago

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