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I Am Paranoid

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    Im always paranoid about people,

    like.. What they say about me, or what they think of me.. What's weird is, adults don't bother me... and little kids don't bother me.. It's strictly teenagers, I don't understand it..
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 3

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    I think that my ex boy friend want to take

    revenge from me, he has started dated a cousin of mine, and now she has send me a friend request on fb, and i dont want to, because i feel that its him that will message me, because in the past he had inboxed me and i didn't reply.
    mrsOrochester mrsOrochester 31-35, F Apr 22

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    Ever since about a month ago I'm paranoid

    that people can read my thoughts, it sounds really stupid, but what if it is possible? I guess I'm just crazy.
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2014

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    I once was so paranoid I wouldn't think of

    certain things in my head in case someone was reading my thoughts. I would do this especially when I was a lone.
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M Nov 15, 2014

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    I Didn'T Like Accept It, But When Three Different Psychiatrists In Three Different Clinics All Said The Same...

    I have just got back from a psychiatrist in Bond Street from a test for whether or not I had EOD (excessive paranoia disorder or something like that). Ans she was emphatic that I was indeed very paranoid. I was shocked, but not as much as worried. because this wasn't the first...
    englandworldcupwinners2014 englandworldcupwinners2014 16-17 Apr 20, 2013

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    I get paranoid about everything.

    I can barely get to sleep at night, thinking I'll never wake up in the morning. Im too scared to tell anyone incase they think Im some sorta freak. I dunno what to do, its getting me really upset.
    Katiedollx Katiedollx 16-17, F Apr 11

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    Wow...

    If I'm home alone I refuse to answer the door.  I won't even look out to see who it is at risk of them seeing me and knowing I'm home.  It's crazy.  I'll go in the back room and hide until I think they're gone.  No one I know ever comes by without calling...
    eromreven eromreven 26-30 6 Responses Feb 23, 2008

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    I'm Paranoid

    It goes through phases.It hasn't been too bad recently which I am happy about and seems to be getting better all of the time.I'm a whole lot more paranoid than I let on,honestly but not just about normal things like whether someone is going to break in or who's talking about you...
    AmayaEkio AmayaEkio 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 25, 2009

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    Im so paranoid now that she hasnt posted

    anything new, like is she trying to forget me and move on or has something else bad happened like I just want to know why and I hate when I cant find out. I hope she isnt trying to forget me because I still love her so much.
    Verix Verix 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 25, 2014

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    I've got anxiety and paranoia is my worst

    symptom. Lately I've been very distant with my friends and I feel like my best friend hates me. When I talk about it, it gives me a sort of reality check. Like, yeah, this is really just in my head. But when I sit and think and stew I feel like our friendship is in serious...
    occasionallyconfused occasionallyconfused 16-17 Dec 17, 2014

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    I have struggled to live with panic attacks

    since i was a child. Lately though, i have been paranoid, and i am not sure what to do. I feel this sense of impending doom. I feel like something is going to happen that will turn my life upside down. I struggle to go to work and stay. Im scared all of the time. I dont go...
    beachlover81 beachlover81 31-35, F Mar 28

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    These helicopters keep flying around my land,

    making my house vibrate. I'm not even sure why they're here other than to make me paranoid that the illuminati is after. This is just farmland. Nothing suspicious. We are growing vegetables and raising cattle and various other animals, not selling drugs. Please go away and take...
    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M Apr 23

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    Ever since i was 15 years old,

    I've had trust issues. I never trusted anyone and I've felt that i was targeted or that everyone was out to get me, or was planning something. It fustrates me so because i know thats not true..but I'm always watching my back. Planning. Waiting. Everyday for me feels like someone...
    mysterious77 mysterious77 16-17 Dec 28, 2013

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    The end of a friendship.

    .. Never before have I caused so much hatred and bitterness in a person. I will never forgive myself for what I did that day, and it was all due to my paranoia. It was August 10, 2013, and my former best friend (I'll just call her Mary, as a pseudonym) invited me to the mall...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F Feb 8, 2014

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    I feel like everyone is against me,

    and not in a woe is me kind of way. I feel like I can't trust anyone in my life, I don't live by my family, and there are people that I work with that try to take advantage of my work because they are my superiors.
    bmo7987 bmo7987 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Behind My Back People Say....

     that guy really is paranoid. 
    penguinswon penguinswon 51-55 1 Response Dec 7, 2008

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    anyone has a feeling

    that someone's watching them?
    forkinyoureye forkinyoureye 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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    I'm sitting here, waiting

    for the truth to crash through my ceiling. "You thought I was serious? I would never actually feel that way about you. I never loved you. I never will." And then I'll sleep through the day for months on end, because the delusions and the world in my dreams are safer than...
    oodleskaboodles oodleskaboodles 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    Sometimes it scares me to know

    that I am so paranoid about things. These thoughts just come into my head and they stick there. That is the reasons none of my relationships ever work out. I either think they're cheating or flirting with other people. Just a few moments ago I got paranoid because I though my...
    ForeverLostPoet ForeverLostPoet 16-17, F Aug 9, 2014

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    Especially When I'm Stoned

    It's not about the government, or secret societies ruling the world. It's about the people around me. I'm paranoid that they hate me, that they know secret things about me, that they talk about me constantly behind my back. That they plot against me... Which is ridiculous...
    noisefilter noisefilter 18-21, M 16 Responses Jul 29, 2007

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    I Feel Sometimes Like Someone Is After Me

    It usually happens at night, but has happened during the day. I have these weird paranoid thoughts that someone will suddenly burst through my apartment door and shoot me. At night, I could be nearly asleep and then suddenly there is a noise. And I get scared. I start to get...
    Ellyni Ellyni 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 9, 2007

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    It's only been 3 days,

    but he used to want me 3X a day! I can't help but feel like he's cheating! I have a bad past with guys doing this to me! Help!
    Danichal Danichal 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    You ever freak out at every sound,

    or look or even a car that looks like it's been down the street way to many time? Yup, that's me. I don't trust people. If I'm driving down the road and a car has fallowed me for quite some time, I will go the extra mile just to make sure. I am very aware of my surroundings. I...
    oniwolf3 oniwolf3 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2014

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    I Keep Hoping It Isn't True!

    Lately I've been paranoid about one person in my apartment building spying on me. Telling people personal things about me to the point where she wouldn't let me associate with others of my choice. I've been paranoid that same person has become obsessed with me because she wouldn...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T Oct 31, 2012

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    I'm paranoid that people can read my thoughts,

    it may sound stupid but I'm serious
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2014

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    DEFO my worst trait I sometimes get paranoid.

    over the littlest of things and I worry it'll push away that person I really care for it nearly has alot of times and I worry they won't want to talk to me anymore trying to not be so paranoid and stop overthinking things but can't even now I worry that they dislike me and will...
    greatbritain1707 greatbritain1707 18-21, M Dec 3, 2014

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    Self Concious

    i'm just really self concious and paranoid that i'm being watched by people that i'm walking past, or talked about by a group of whispering people. it's really annoying but i just cant help it, i think that there watching for me to do something wrong, or there talking about...
    sezy sezy 16-17, F 8 Responses Aug 17, 2007

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    I am just laying in bed convinced

    that I'm dying of every possible disease there is. I hate it when this happens. My mind just keeps on shouting that today is my last and I don't know what to do. <.<
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M 3 Responses Apr 21

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    And i think the answer is just to face your

    insecurities... it kinda helps to joke about it.. *poof*
    MindConscious MindConscious 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I keep stumbling upon stories of brain cancer

    and meningitis and I am seriously paranoid about myself I need to stop going on the internet
    renate7 renate7 16-17 2 Responses Oct 15, 2014

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    I am paranoid when it comes to sex.

    I love sex. I have a lot of sex. But it am currently not on any type of birth control, and cannot afford a child at this time. I'm a broke student. I just spent $20 on two ******* pregnancy tests, and it makes my heart kindof cringe every time I spend the money on **** like...
    metalchick5 metalchick5 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 29, 2013

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    Keeping My Job

    I worry a lot about whether or not I do a good job at work, at least good enough. I feel like I do enough tasks at work but at the same time I feel like I don't do enough because I'm so in the moment I feel like my mind is in a cloud, even though in the moment I feel like I'm...
    wavvvvvvves wavvvvvvves 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2013

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    So the police came to my old place,

    looking for me. It feels exciting at the same time terrifying. :3
    TheKDoomsday TheKDoomsday 16-17, F Nov 28, 2014

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    Things That Go Bump In The Night And Other Things

    Not too long ago I had a nightmare that i got attacked while in my car. Well I usually leave for school or work while it is dark outside and I have been paranoid to go out in the dark, i think someone is going to jump out from the bushes and attack me I walk quickly to my car...
    tarasekd tarasekd 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 2, 2011

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    Everyone Hates Me

    I have dealt with anxiety and depression all my life, it's always horrible but at least I have been able to keep it at bay mostly....until something new popped up. I am petrified that everyone hates me. I'm scared of this almost all the time. I can ignore it sometimes if I'm...
    Cutecolleen Cutecolleen 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21, 2013

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    I dated this guy in my class

    for like 2 days and he broke it off cause he said he wasn't ready for a relationship. And I felt really bad and still do. We did some sexual things and it's the awkward to be in class with him. And he's really mean to me now and avoids me when he can and just looks at me with...
    skyemairin skyemairin 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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    Dissociator Dissociator 16-17, M Feb 13

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    I can so paranoid sometimes.

    How would you feel if you knew the government can see you trough you're camera of you're phone or see what you're doing on it ?(any hacker actually) sometimes i feel like friendly people are just fake and really don't care about me. i'm crazy lol
    BlueBear98 BlueBear98 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 3, 2014

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    Sometimes I'm kinda scared of thinking about my

    private things cause I feel like someone is listening to me..
    effyjenkins effyjenkins 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    A lot of times online

    and IRL. I can't help but feel it when you know that this can happen and has happened to someone. I don't trust anyone easily because of this, always looking for the other reasons why they are doing this to me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 2, 2014

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    I Don'T Know How To Say This..

    I am young, I know this but I am paranoid. Somedays when I can't sleep, I think that I will die...I feel it in my everything. I think that I'll die because of cancer (i have to mention that i smoke and i can't quit) but not this is the problem..even if i didn't smoke i would...
    BiancaMMM BiancaMMM 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 29, 2013

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    iAwkwardo iAwkwardo 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2014

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    I'm associating myself with this girl

    and she started talking about how she wanted to stop talking to this one guy because he's boring. ._. I feel like she's talking about me. I'm a guy and I'm also boring. ( ._.) Now I feel sad that she doesn't like me anymore, and I'm not even sure if I'm the guy she's talking...
    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M Apr 17

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    "What's your name?" It's a secret.

    "Where do you live?" None of your buisness. "How old are you?" I'll tell you if I can trust you enough. "Can I see a picture of you?" *Blocks* Wtf is wrong with me :( I can't trust anyone
    Slubberdegullion Slubberdegullion 13-15, F Dec 26, 2014

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    You ever get that feeling

    that you're being talked about? Like someone is talking about you at this very moment? I sometimes feel that way
    toiletwater toiletwater 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 6, 2014

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    Every time I walk alone in a road

    where there is not lot of people around and I will bump to someone who looks suspicious and he or she looked at me like he or she is going to do something bad. I get paranoid and change side for me not to bump with him. And also when there is someone on my back and it feels...
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F Mar 27

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