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I Am Paranoid But Can't Help It

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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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    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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    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

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    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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    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 can't help being paranoid

    when it comes to my boyfriend. For the first 6-8 months of our relationship he was messaging other women, telling them he was single etc and he eventually cheated on me. I keep thinking he's messaging other people again and that he will cheat on me again. I have no way of...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 22-25, F Aug 9

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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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    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 1 Response May 5, 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 2 Responses Feb 22, 2010

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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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    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 2 Responses Dec 21, 2008

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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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