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I Am Paranoid But Can't Help It

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 245 People

    Always Paranoid

    Have been paranoid a long time, on seroquel 800mgs and still feel bad. Every med I have tried has never worked. Still on sleeping meds and over stated doses on all my meds. TBH, the doctors don't care, and I know my meds are not good. Hospital helps from time to time, but i...
    Kell91 Kell91 26-30 Jan 25, 2013

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    Always Paranoid

    My life is constant paranoia, I always am paranoid about everything like if I'm in a public area and people are near me talking I think they are always talking about me and judging me. I'm always paranoid that my friends don't like me or they are just using me and always talking...
    Jessicaspencer Jessicaspencer 18-21, F 2 Responses May 5, 2013

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    trayomis trayomis 31-35, F Dec 3, 2014

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    ....

    I keep thinking people are watching me.. I'm constantly checking around myself because it feels like people are staring at me. I don't like to look at people, especially when I'm walking past them because they might be looking at me.  And when I'm on a public computer...
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes 18-21, F 1 Response May 6, 2010

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    Do You Feel??

    Have you ever felt people where talking about you behind your back, but they weren't. I get this feeling everyday So Im constantly checking with my friends to see if people were talking about me when I wasn't around. It's something I can't help. I've been called fake, a...
    Katie6623 Katie6623 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2008

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    Everytime I drive my car at night I always have

    this feeling someone is in the backseat so I check it twice before leaving and constantly on the way home
    Curlytop242 Curlytop242 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 25, 2014

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    His Paranoia

    I'm hoping someone here can help me. Looking for a group that helps people deal with other people that are paranoid. I'm at my whits end and really need to hear from others who also live with someone like this and how they are able to cope. Thank you in advance.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 28, 2013

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    I've been very paranoid the last few weeks

    about a bad open sore I saw on fb with the caption saying it's caused by the same shampoo I use. Today after not washing my hair for at least 2 weeks I was able to suck it up and wash my hair without totally freaking out and so far nothing bad has happened.
    ParanoidGirl ParanoidGirl 26-30 Jul 9, 2014

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    I always fear that my girlfriend would leave me

    or cheat on me. Knowing that she would never do that I still worry about it in the back of my mind. I dunno. I'm weird lol
    XodolsWasHere XodolsWasHere 16-17, M Nov 10, 2014

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    The Future Of My Son.

    I'm not sure if it's due to being a new mother or because I see sick things that happen on the news, movies, media in general, but I fear the worst things will happen for my child. I won't be an overprotective parent that'll end up raising my child to be sheltered but I have...
    nhyce83 nhyce83 26-30 Apr 15, 2012

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    Cheating

    the thing i'm really paranoid about is cheating.when i'm with someone i really care about i get reeeeallly scared and can't help it.... i even have dreams........
    lilmomo88 lilmomo88 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2010

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    Ohhh ....

    I've been on a anti depressant, cymbalta for about two weeks. Righ away I started seeing signs of paranoia coming. When I look at people, I'm paranoid. I littterally wait to feel that anxiety for a split second, and boom there it is. It's like my body is waiting for the anxiety...
    allissaxx allissaxx 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2011

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    I always fear people are lying to me.

    I know a compulsive liar and I hated her. Ever since then I always think about if every single person who's talking to me is lying. Who can you really trust??? Meanwhile my idiot uncle is being an ******* blaming me
    walkinwonder walkinwonder 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2014

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    Killing Me

    I don't think people (who don't suffer from it) truly knows what it's like to suffer from paranoia. I even feel the same for some of the ones with it on a minor degree don't fully understand.I suffer from paranoia on a larger scale and I know it.  It has come between me and...
    FeralSin FeralSin 26-30, M Jul 25, 2013

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    Paranoid

    I recently quit smoking dope because I would forget to take my medication. I also wasnt eating properly and drinking lots of coffee.  Now I think everybody is talking about me. I am extremely parinoid of late and I feel I will lose my friends. I know reading what I have...
    DreamSCReam DreamSCReam 46-50 1 Response Feb 22, 2010

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    My entire family is or has at a point been a

    officer of the law, growing up with parents like this makes you very paranoid of the world. When we still watched the news, my mom would make sure to point out any child that was kidnapped and would proceed to tell me "That could have been you!". I've tried for a long time to...
    Koi22 Koi22 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2014

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    I Hate Living Like This

    I've always been paranoid of other people,and my family would make fun of me for it,instead of helping (but what can I expect from them?) Instead of taking me to a doctor,they thought it wiser to do "home treatment"..didn't work,and just made it worse. Now it's acting...
    cryingoveryou cryingoveryou 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 12, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I just cant help but eat. I mean. I wish i had a thigh gap and my stomach didn't bulge but i can't change it. -_- i feel so sad knowing i will never be skinny.
    princessunikitty princessunikitty 18-21, F 3 Responses May 6

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    There are always those people, who think that you're more into them than you actually are. The guy in this story is one of those guys. I'd broken up with my boyfriend of 5 months...
    brokenpetal brokenpetal 26-30, F May 5

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    I remember the way he touched me as we sat next to each other in the movie theater in the darkness. I remember the way he commanded my attention with his fingers. We never looked...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 1 Response May 4

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    I need an Ana coach to help me lose weight...AND YES I HAVE AN EATING DISORDER...I just feel like the voices in my head aren't enough... Message me please if you are available!
    OriginalJuli3 OriginalJuli3 18-21, F 1 Response May 5

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    http://youtu.be/rSER3yml1iM
    Jairbear Jairbear 16-17, M May 8

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    Accidentally in love - Counting crows
    Beaniesandbands Beaniesandbands 18-21, M May 13

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    I wear nappies all the time because I have very little bladder control
    Stillwetshisbed Stillwetshisbed 46-50, M May 19

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    Personally, I think everyone who will ever post anything in this category is perfect. 350 lbs or 150 lbs, you have an amazing body, a beautiful smile and a sparkling personality...
    myah03 myah03 13-15, F 2 Responses May 6

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    I'm in love with my ex n I know I can't have him anymore that hurts I feel useless because I couldn't help him I wish that he would come and there could be a us again but I...
    angie314 angie314 13-15, F 1 Response May 15

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    I always overthink. I always over analyze. Every damn thing. I hate it because I feel like I'm going insane! People tell me to chill out, but sorry, I can't. My most recent...
    TheIvoryOwl TheIvoryOwl 18-21, F May 16

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    I am sad because I am insecure and jealous and these are two things I don't want to feel as they are going to drive the one sure thing away that I have in life. All of these stupid...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    Tv ****** me off with their interpretations of love stories. I try every chance I can to see the guy I love. Just to see him, maybe say hello. But it never works out right. Tv...
    nvragain1024 nvragain1024 31-35, F 1 Response May 10

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    To be honest, I'm so ******* tired of people saying, " You need more meat on them bones, girl." and " Oh my god you're so skinny." Like *****, I know that. It's my body. I know I'm...
    HazeyHaley HazeyHaley 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 29

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    Today I had an amicable lunch with my soon to be ex. She looked incredible and I really wanted to tell her and talk to her but I am uncomfortable around her now because of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 14

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    So uhh I really like this guy and ik I shouldn't because well he's my teacher but like I can't help it.... I desperately need advice about what to do..
    xxtoxiccupcakexx xxtoxiccupcakexx 16-17, F 2 Responses May 10

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    Mostly I'm happy just bopping along as I am, but every once in a while I have a day like this where I just can't seem to be satisfied with myself. I look in the mirror and all I...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    I'm ready to tell it how it is today but can't risk hurting anyone's feelings..gonna grit my teeth and bare it
    svencerr svencerr 22-25, F 1 Response May 18

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    I'm new to this and I need to get this feeling out. So here I go. Second Grade is where it started. Mrs. Holston's class. I walked into that class not knowing what to...
    AtheistChrist AtheistChrist 13-15, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I love him. Sadly can't see my self losing these feelings.
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    UGH- so in very short nut shell about 18 months ago I was working for a non-profit that had a state contracted job, that I had, the company got bought out and then the state...
    kyla1098 kyla1098 22-25, F 19 hrs ago

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    Please help me; For the past year or so I've been really struggling, I've constantly been down & upset I've gone through phases where I starve and exercise excessively. I've self...
    an0nymxus an0nymxus 13-15, F 5 Responses May 7

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    Everyday I want to crawl under a rock and die a failed at suicide I went to a hospital and the thing was everyone told me to do it a few days ago I sat down in the middle of the...
    13Margareth 13Margareth 13-15, F May 20

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    I lived with my bf for a year.. He's from Iraq and I am from South America but we both live in United States. I discovered some pics on Facebook about him and a baby which I asked...
    Alicoop Alicoop 36-40, F 14 hrs ago

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    Abusive alcoholic father died last year. Mother is alone now and calls and gives me guilt trips because I don't go to see her. I'm sorry. I can't bring myself to go to her house...
    KeepnTheFaith KeepnTheFaith 51-55 May 9

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    Since we first got together 15 years ago I have struggled with my husband's irresponsible and selfish financial behaviour. He only works on projects that he wants to do and for the...
    Christina6581 Christina6581 46-50, F May 14

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    48 hours and counting of no sleep. I just can't stop trying to sort out my whole stupid hellish life. I constantly am trying to figure out exactly what I want and why. I have...
    stewartgreen stewartgreen 18-21, M 1 Response May 17

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