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I Am Paranoid

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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 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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    When a friend doesn't reply to a message I

    think they've fallen out with me 😟
    Rayquaza76x Rayquaza76x 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2014

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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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    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 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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    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 16-17, M Dec 3, 2014

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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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    I don't know what it is maybe stress of my job

    but everything I do, I think of the worst possible outcome. I cooked for someone today and was convinced after I gave them food poisoning. Even though I cooked the thing for longer than the time given. I convinced myself my nixed was gonna have internal bleeding after she bumped...
    missunderstood18 missunderstood18 18-21 May 5, 2014

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    I Feel Out Of Place

    I always think people are looking at me judging me... i can't tell if i look good or bad anymore
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jan 16, 2012

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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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    My boyfriend has started acting different.

    We have only been together for a few months and I guess we may just be getti out of the honeymoon stage? When we were talking and during the first couple weeks of the relationship he always called me baby and sweetie and all these pet names and vice versa. He has stopped using...
    waterlily121 waterlily121 22-25, F Jul 8, 2014

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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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    I sometimes feel paranoid in public

    because I feel like I'm going to get shot by a sniper lol maybe I watch to many movies or play too many games but I always think that I'm gonna be rich and powerful when I'm older and somebody will travel back in time to kill my younger self haha
    drbreezzy drbreezzy 18-21, M 1 Response May 22, 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 21-25, M 16 Responses Jul 29, 2007

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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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    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 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 21-25, F 8 Responses Nov 9, 2007

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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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    iAwkwardo iAwkwardo 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 16, 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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    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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    Right now I'm paranoid

    that my fiancée is sitting in the bathroom Snapchatting with some other guy. She's been obsessed with the stupid app for about a week now.
    Nullfiend Nullfiend 31-35, M 6 days ago

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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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    "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
    PsychologyNerd PsychologyNerd 13-15, F Dec 26, 2014

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    I'm freaking out. I saw a picture of a open

    sore on Facebook about three weeks ago. It was so disturbing that I haven't been able to stop seeing it and I've been very paranoid that I'm going to get it because they said it was caused by the same shampoo I use. I later found out that it was photo shopped but that hasn't...
    ParanoidGirl ParanoidGirl 26-30 Jul 7, 2014

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    Am I paranoid? Since a life changing event

    three years ago, I struggle with taking anything at face value. I examine every little detail. I think of all the possibilities. I trust no-one. My current dilemma is with a long time online friend. We chatted intensely for years, I am struggling due to a prolonged absence. I...
    StereoTypical StereoTypical 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 28, 2014

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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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    Is anyone else uneasy about showering

    when you're alone in a house for fear that someone may intrude while you 're in the shower?
    Philonous Philonous 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 10

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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'm constantly over thinking EVERYTHING I do,

    like anytime I give someone my number I'm thinking "they're probably gonna track down my IP address and murder me." And when I'm home alone, I never walk past windows cause I imagine someone looking through a scope on a gun just waiting to shoot me when I walk by.. And I'm...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 6 Responses Jan 10

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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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    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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    My house is kinda old,

    my great grandad built it, my great aunties were born in it etc. Its really noisy at night especially, if I go downstairs at night I feel like a paranormal creature is going to appear.. I sleep with my full light on and with the covers right over my head because I'm scared lol...
    sarahbanksx sarahbanksx 16-17, F Aug 4, 2014

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 29, 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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    I regularly freak out about weather conditions

    like tornados and its driving me nuts
    sophomorefreakshow sophomorefreakshow 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 8, 2014

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    i get paranoid thoughts alot of the time about

    all sorts of things that seem silly to other people ~sigh~
    Pandorazz Pandorazz 26-30 May 22, 2014

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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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    And I think it's done it again I think it's

    ruined my chances with a beautiful amazing girl , my paranoia set in and before I knew it I was worried and scared and I started to bombarded her with messages and now she must think I'm a creep and ruined it again but this time with the most beautiful wonderful girl I've ever...
    greatbritain1707 greatbritain1707 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 1, 2014

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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..
    mysterious77 mysterious77 16-17 Dec 28, 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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    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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    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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    Social Paranoia

    I am sitting and someone laughs. Were they talking about me? I am sitting and someone whispers. Did she just say something about me? I am walking and someone looks at me. Why is he looking at me? I am walking and someone does not look. Why is he not looking? The mind of a very...
    mareliberum mareliberum 26-30 4 Responses Apr 1, 2012

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    Does any one else get paranoid

    when you're driving and there's only one car following you?
    Philonous Philonous 18-21, M Jul 14, 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..
    violetwinters violetwinters 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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    Trust

    my paranoia is crushing my ability to trust...rips it to shreds and leaves it broken and bleeding at my feet...
    anonymous555 anonymous555 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 5, 2007

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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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    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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    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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