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I Am Paranoid But Can't Help It

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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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    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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    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 1 Response Jul 25, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    ....

    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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    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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    There are some that want help and when you try they don't listen, I can't help someone who doesn't want it and can try and be there for them when they need me but that's about as...
    AllThatGlitters29 AllThatGlitters29 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    He was my first kiss back in the summer between 8th grade and 9th grade. 11 years has passed since then and the day he asked me to go out on a date with him I was nervous, almost...
    Hugsandkisses2621 Hugsandkisses2621 22-25, F Jul 1

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    He broke my heart and left me for his ex. She left you before you fool! Why take her back. But then I realized I would do the same for you. I can't help but want the thing that...
    mracinow mracinow 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    If one refuse to listen and won't take advice what is the point of me trying to help? If you won't help yourself and don't change your life for the better then you can't get help...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Jul 9

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    I can't stop listening to this song or stop watching the video. http://youtu.be/JYi8lA9y_BY Express Yourself by Charles Wright
    TheTshirt TheTshirt 18-21, M Jul 3

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    I liked him for a very long time now. I think I'm starting to love him... But to him, I'm just "the friend." I'm one of the few girls he can have a decent conversation with. We...
    HarmonyEvers HarmonyEvers 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I love being spanked , its never hard enough , i love hands ,belts ,hairbrush ,wooden spoons ,crops and now even been caned , I so need more hoping to take at least 50 lashes soon...
    wanttobeasub wanttobeasub 41-45, M Jul 13

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    Sometime's I over think things.... I think maybe I've over endulged in sharing certain specifics about my personal life that maybe should have stayed hidden in the vault... I...
    thataussie thataussie 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    Please is there anyway to avoid it? It keeps me depressed all the time
    aliakbarrehman aliakbarrehman 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I love this site! I knew in theory that there were people with my problem, but had never met any of them. Like others here, I don't know what is wrong with me. I do my best, but...
    chazman48 chazman48 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    No matter how beautiful a girl is I just can't bring myself to date a bisexual girl and it sucks because I feel like most of them are confused which is cliche and I don't want to...
    ChasingPyramids ChasingPyramids 16-17, F Jul 6

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    For 8 years of my life I had this thing where if I knew 1 person hated me I would freak out and I wouldn't be able to sleep at night I would have little mental break downs but as I...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I recently was a bridesmaid in my cousin's wedding. There was a guy there, and I can't get him out of my mind. We had a small conversation, and kept stealing glances at each other...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 days ago

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    I feel bad when I talk to people I I don't like because I know if they could read my thoughts they would be crying and I can't help it I always tend to think of the meanest things...
    storyofmylife1d44 storyofmylife1d44 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    In restaurants, grocery lanes, supermarkets, malls, in the bus, train or anywhere, my mind don't stop thinking while my eyes roam around.Delicious gourmet, hot picks, admirable...
    0nOpalsMind 0nOpalsMind 41-45, F 6 Responses Jul 21

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    Well, it's almost 5 am now in Bangkok but i'm still up. :/ a bit tired but can't sleep. Don't know why.
    paramee paramee 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Like what the hell is the point? You feel the need to prove what a shallow arrogant little git you are, and what a tosser you really are So you decide to try and make yourself...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    God...I'm so tired but can't fall back asleep! I have so much on my mind. I wish I had money, it would solve so many problems! Everyone thinks I'm a money tree and keeps asking...
    lostandlonelyone lostandlonelyone 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm too scared to turn off the lights but I can't sleep with the light on!😭😭 I have a sleeping mask but I get so paranoid that there's a murderer or a ghost or something in...
    oOMissDiorOo oOMissDiorOo 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    My mom says I'm "too nice" to people. She thinks I help people often more than they help me. I think she fears I'm being used or played. But I just can't stand to see anyone in...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Hi my name is bashayr and I'm from Saudi Arabia and I want to apologize a head because of my bad English , here is my story my country is ok I mean you don't have to worry about...
    BesH404 BesH404 18-21 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    She is not only the star of my fantasies, but my dreams too. I get butterflies every time I think of her and I can't keep from smiling when I see her beautiful face. Though we...
    shygirl2014 shygirl2014 26-30, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    It's already August now~ I can't believe how fast the time goes~jeez~ and feel over speeding~
    kentlim00 kentlim00 13-15, M 20 hrs ago

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    Can't Sleep When I Have Too Much On My Mind
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I'm 21 and I cling to everything I can remember, which isn't much of a good thing... I remember heart break, physical agony, emotional torture, and memories that I wish I could...
    Christuh Christuh 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    This hole thing involving my girlfriend bring grounded tell September Is tearing me inside out I can't this feeling anymore and I constantly catch myself sending her things like...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    A little back story here as an infant my parents didn't want me and they basically gave me to my grand parents with the notion drugs are more important than my kids. So my...
    TheSameOne TheSameOne 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    If you ever have a hard time sleeping, relax one hour before going to sleep. Prepare yourself by having a routine, and try listening to really calm and relaxed music. For some...
    TheAnonymousINFP TheAnonymousINFP 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    Today my father wanted me to help him move a car. Since I am more comfortable with automatic rather than manual I told him I will try. I tried my best and managed to move the car...
    cherryaleks cherryaleks 18-21 Jul 23

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    There's this girl I know she's so beautiful her brown eyes her beautiful hair and she is soo gorgeous and I love her and she says she doesn't want anyone but me back but I feel so...
    greatbritain1707 greatbritain1707 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    Okay, so here's the story. I really like this girl I met online. She's super sweet and fun and happy and the best person ever. I really like her in a romantic way, but she'll never...
    derpicornsunite derpicornsunite 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I dated a girl all throughout high school. We started dating Freshman year (her sophomore year) and we dated up until she went off to college. I left her after she had been at...
    whoknows2014 whoknows2014 22-25, M Jul 23

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    I'm fed up!!! I can't take this anymore!! My father came into my room at 4 in the morning and he's like u will not go to that university that I want to go because it's too far and...
    introducingmyself introducingmyself 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I have had enough with her lies!!! Telling everyone That I break into her house and turn her ac down to 50! Stealing from me and then having the nerve to lie about it! Accusing me...
    ttce123 ttce123 18-21, F Jul 8

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    I don't sleep very well. I'm told its cos I'm underweight for my age. It takes ages to go to sleep when I go to bed. I wake up every two hours and I'm always so wide awake I get up...
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F Jul 9

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