I Battle Depresion and Anxiety

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    The Cause ...

    it is difficult to pinpoint the exact cause for anxiety and depression here. it seems now to be centered around my wife and what is happening in our relationship. every time i think of her my heart races and i feel overwhelmed with anxiety. at the same time it causes me to feel...
    grogorthox grogorthox
    31-35, M
    1 Response Feb 26, 2010

    Today I had a bad anxiety attack at work.

    I was shaking and sweating, my chest felt like someone was sitting on it and I was crying, I was clenching my fists so hard my knuckles were white and I couldn't move from the spot I was rooted too after it started when I was in a quiet spot. I left work early and came home. I...
    InspireMeZilly InspireMeZilly
    26-30, F
    Aug 19, 2014

    Feeling so full of emptiness,

    Too sad to cry, Knowing life is my prison And my body just won't let me die.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 23, 2015

    Subsides ...

    the ebb and flow of depression can be, in itself ,exhausting. for the past couple weeks it seems like i have felt better. i take lexapro and i attribute some of the feeling toward the medication working its magic. on the other hand, i have been relieved of HER presence and...
    grogorthox grogorthox
    31-35, M
    Mar 30, 2010

    How Long ?

    never thought of it before, but i am pretty certain being bummed a lot and constantly having to bounce a leg or hands shaking all the time constitutes depression and anxiety. i always thought these were just reactions to my life, but now as they intensify i feel these need to...
    grogorthox grogorthox
    31-35, M
    4 Responses Feb 11, 2010

    I have been battling depression

    for years for circumstances I care not to share. Anxiety is not my friend but I thank god it's not something I have to deal with all the time. It's hard for me to ask for help but I do when my situation gets really bad. I got help and now I can function like a normal person...
    InspireMeZilly InspireMeZilly
    26-30, F
    Oct 27, 2014

    It's Back Again!!!

    So this morning the flat was empty my other half was at work and my friend that is staying with me for a while was out already! So I went to brush my teeth and as I was looking in the mirror I felt tears running down my face. They started and then they wouldn’t stop! It was at...
    darcy79 darcy79
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 22, 2012

    What happen to me??? My heart is been hard

    going lately.. I felt that my heart is pulling my soul away! So hard to breath. I felt really tension and stress in me, it directed me into depression. Is it because now is exam month? Since when I become so afraid of my own exam/weaknesses? Why I'm so afraid of exam and what's...
    EasyOrange EasyOrange
    22-25, F
    Aug 6, 2014

    Does anyone have experience with ketamine

    infusion treatments for depression? Or know of someone else's exp with it???
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 12, 2015

    When your doc tells you theres nothing more to

    try...i guess I'm truly on my own now.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 26

    Time For Help

    today i see the doctor about post traumatic stress disorder. i am scared. i slept for an hour or so earlier and awoke with my body covered in itchy, bumpy hives. they have subsided some now. my only hope is that some sanity can be brought back to my life. there is no miracle...
    grogorthox grogorthox
    31-35, M
    Feb 12, 2010

    Internal Or External ?

    i understand i am bummed a lot, or even depressed. anxiety has always been a part of my life. even as a kid i never knew what the future would hold and that scared me. does waiting for something to happen cause anxiety ? does wishing things could be better cause depression ? do...
    grogorthox grogorthox
    31-35, M
    Feb 20, 2010

    I'm the spouse of one

    who is battling depression and anxiety. This has gone on for several weeks. She changed quite suddenly and I have lost sleep and time dealing with her. I need support and good advice and an occasional hug! It doesn't appear to be chemical but her thinking is not dealing with...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jan 6, 2015

    I'm finding it really hArd to keep putting this

    smile on i had a nurvis brake down not long ago and people still think I'm ok no one has even helped me every one just don't bother with me no more I. want to end my marriage cause my husband cheated on me when I was having my brake down I ended up taking a overdose on mothers...
    xbossfemalex xbossfemalex
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 7, 2015
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