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I Battle General Anxiety and Borderline Personality Disorders

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    Alleviating That Excess Nervous Energy

    One of the hardest things to deal with when trying to overcome panic and anxiety is knowing what to do with all that excess energy. I know when I used to get my panic attacks it sometimes felt like I just wanted to jump right out of my skin! My heart would race at a thousand...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M May 7, 2013

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    I have BPD .. They told me I was depressive

    before I turned 18 but then, they said I had that personality disorder. But you know what? I'm 19 now and I'm much better than I used to be :) I got some help.. So all of you who think they can't get through whatever you are going through, well you're wrong :) you can change...
    xxooxx1986 xxooxx1986 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    I Have Had General Anxiety Disorder and Depression.

    I have been diagnosed with general anxiety disorder and sometimes comes with depression, it all started 3 yrs ago with out no clue as to what was happening to me i thought i had a serious illness ended up in ER  feeling  the worst i had ever felt in my whole life.The...
    crypt crypt 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 25, 2008

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    I Have Bpd

    I have BPD and I feel so lost in this world. I don't know how I developed this except when I was 23 I started having having anxiety disorders. I am just looking for help,
    jleigh6 jleigh6 36-40, F Feb 12, 2012

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    What is a Panic AttackA very important question

    if you're struggling with this condition. You should really understanding exactly what's going on behind the scenes.So what is a PA?A sudden feeling of acute and disabling anxiety.`Ok, that's the textbook definition, but i don't think that clears things up too much so let's go l...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Feb 23

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    A&E Ocd Documentary "Obsessed" Seeks Participants!

     A second season documentary series about OCD and related disorders is searching for people that are in need of help. This non-exploitive documentary will have the goal of improving the participants' lives through sessions with a licensed therapist who specializes in...
    obsessedcasting obsessedcasting 31-35 Jul 27, 2009

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    Help Me! I Obsess Over Everything!

    Question: I have been living with panic attacks and anxiety for about 16 years. It started after I stopped using drugs. I constantly thought I was going to or was in the act of having a heart attack. Then, it started me checking windows and doors repeatedly every night, and the...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Sep 9, 2013

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    A Question I Received About Overcoming Panic Attacks.

    Question: Can u give me an advice?i love how u explained that to overcome anxiety,u shud rely on urself and not on others bcoz dependency will only make me feel hopeless and weak.I really wanna try to live again.I miss the old me so much and i want to feel the freedom again of...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M May 7, 2013

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    No Cure.

    I've been battling severe depression, generalized anxiety disorder, and borderline personality disorder since I was 14 years old. People tell me to chin up and move past it but they don't understand.  It's a cycle.  It never ends.  And it is something I will...
    EndlesslyWaiting EndlesslyWaiting 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 21, 2008

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    How I Overcame Panic, Fear, Hypochondria And Agoraphobia!

    I struggled with panic, fear, hypochondria and eventually even agoraphobia for years. It seemed like my mind just got stuck in this loop in which I just kept worrying. As soon as my panic kicked in, my heart started racing and I was absolutely convinced that I was on the verge...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Nov 25, 2013

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    Does fear cause real diarrhea

    or does it cause the feeling only ? http://livelifetothefullest.live-panic-free.com/2014/03/03/does-fear-cause-real-diarrhea-or-does-it-cause-the-feeling-only-.aspx Hey guys, sorry if this seems spammy, not my intention at all. I used to just paste my experiences in several...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Mar 4

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    Damn you fox! Second attempt:  Having

    panic attacks? Here's some advice from Tyler Durden. 
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Mar 7

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    There Is Life After Panic Attacks And Agoraphibia

    Hi, this goes out to all those that are suffering from panic, fear and agoraphobia, I know some days can feel pretty low but hang in there, there is life after panic attacks. I suffered through occasional panic attacks that later spiraled into a crippling 4 year battle with...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M May 6, 2013

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    Having panic attacks?

    Here's some advice from Tyler Durden
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Mar 7

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    Related Experiences

    Hello, I was recently diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. I am really freaking out about it. Since I was 18, I thought I had Bipolar disorder and now I am 25 and they...
    LostAriel LostAriel 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 14

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    hello , I been in a relation with woman has borderline personality disorder .. It ended in the most painful way to me , I can't get over it , she just abandoned me gradually until...
    xthedreamerx xthedreamerx 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 16

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    I have Generalized anxiety disorder for over 15 years. It took many years out of my life and paralyzed my ability to have a job or normal life. I tried all the medications they...
    support4life support4life 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I have severe generalized anxiety disorder along with PTSD. I stopped taking my meds a little over a month ago.
    patches1999 patches1999 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    What a difference a day makes. Today I got my diagnosis This morning my knowledge about borderline was somewhat limited. I have had friends who had borderline and those were very...
    Fireleaf1991 Fireleaf1991 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    Does anyone else feel like some days they don't have BPD? You go through a stint of feeling almost ok? Almost normal? Of course it isn't true, but you can pass it off in public? Or...
    Serenity14 Serenity14 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I wish there was one day a year where mental health disorders didn't exist. Just one.
    ashleamai ashleamai 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Just had my first anxiety attack in a while. I think mothers day was the last time I had one. Holidays are never good. Usually get one during thanksgiving and Christmas. Not sure...
    kavlynn99 kavlynn99 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm not quite sure whether I have one or not but I have this symptoms: 1. I feel like most of the times I feel nothing unless anger and sadness and hurt. Sometimes I'll laugh but...
    ayamaxx ayamaxx 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    The other day at my work, i was chatting with another staff. She was a little older then me, and was telling me about her daughter who was 8. And everything she told me sounded...
    amsfee amsfee 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    About to be at my first therapy session in a month. Just worked a 16 hour shift, been up for 23 hours and I'm nauseous with anxiety. This can't be over soon enough.
    kavlynn99 kavlynn99 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Who am I? I am a chameleon. I change, I turn blue or pink depending on what your favorite color is. Deep down, I want you to protect me and I want you to love me. I am a mirror...
    sabrinainstars sabrinainstars 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Borderline ruins my life. I'm almost 15 and at least here in Sweden you have to be 18 to get diagnosed with Borderline. But I do have it. I'm sure. They even say I do and I'm...
    paradiseisbroken paradiseisbroken 13-15, F Jul 10

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    Over time I've realised that BPD has made me a Chameleon. I change my colours depending on who I'm with. I've done this for as long as I can remember. I've realised that I don't do...
    LewisCollins LewisCollins 31-35 3 Responses Jul 7

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    and I have known this for quite a while so I have been studying up on it and mostly they say the only true way to manage this is through counseling this is really not an option for...
    catlady496 catlady496 36 1 Response Jul 13

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    I was diagnosed with GAD 11 years ago, at 13 years old. I didn't even know what that meant. From a young age I've always taken responsibility for my younger brother and sister...
    Myeiaddiction Myeiaddiction 22-25, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    The symptoms of this personality disorder are proving true. And it feels like it's out of my control. I'm very grateful and appreciative of the things around me, consciously. But...
    NoraDysphoria NoraDysphoria 18-21, F Jul 14

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    I don't know if this is a BPD thing or not but I honestly don't understand social interaction. This might be a Schizotypal Personality Disorder thing (I have that as well) but I...
    LewisCollins LewisCollins 31-35 a week ago

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    My GAD went untreated for most of my life so far. Please don't let your GAD go untreated, because in me, it led to severe depression where I was hallucinating and could only think...
    lizoutofwater lizoutofwater 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    My anxiety is out of control lately. I have frequent panic attacks - a couple a day. I don't want to eat. I'm too anxious to sleep for more than a few hours at a time. But then I...
    AlleywayGospel AlleywayGospel 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    TRIGGER - SUBJECT OF SUICIDE. The last time I saw a Psych I was asked a question that I've never been asked by a Psych in the 18 years I've been seeing Dr's. He asked "Have you...
    LewisCollins LewisCollins 31-35 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I was officially diagnosed about 8 years ago when I was 21 but of course I've had it for much longer time. Since my childhood I'd always been very moody, capricious, prone to all...
    maajake maajake 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    This is my second post. I really like the idea that I can share what I'm going through with hundreds of others around the world. Anyway I live in Bentonville AR and I hate it here...
    Indigo29 Indigo29 26-30 Jul 3

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    Idk if this is something that's typical of someone with bpd. But There's this guy and I've been seeing him for about 4 months. Things are getting more serious between us and I like...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    That feeling of rejection you get when you know a message you've sent someone has been seen but they don't reply. Why do I have to feel these emotions so intensely?
    LewisCollins LewisCollins 31-35 1 Response Jul 6

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    I hate this disorder. Yesterday I was supposed to meet my friends for a girls night and an hour before one of the girls text me like she really didn't want to come so I...
    aligain aligain 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    So they say. And by they, I mean the drs, psychiatrists, and counselors. I think it's a bullshit diagnosis and I refuse to believe it. These doctors can take anyone and convince...
    Blackfish510 Blackfish510 18-21 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Living with this disorder is not something I am proud of. All my life I have pushed people away because I can not control my emotions. I am absolutely terrified to meet new people...
    ForeverLostPoet ForeverLostPoet 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I used to have a gf who would seek me out, ask me out then dump me like a week later-wash, rinse, repeat. Anyway, I found other signs of her having it besides what I just put above...
    ninathecat ninathecat 31-35 1 Response Jul 9

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    I saw a Psych (the 4th in the last 4 months) and he said it might be a good idea to put me on mood stabilisers. Which in itself is fine but what bothers me is that I'm already on...
    LewisCollins LewisCollins 31-35 Jul 10

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    I feel no one understands me with is
    yesiigarciaa yesiigarciaa 18-21, F Jul 10

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    I want to be a counselor and help kids for a future im 18 tight now suppose to start college in August..My dad is right what kind of counselor scratches her wrist till it bleeds...
    yesiigarciaa yesiigarciaa 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 11

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    Ever since this year, i have been very impulsive, obsessive and irritable. In the past i have self-harmed and undergone dissociative disorder and depersonalization at a small scale...
    butterfliesndut butterfliesndut 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Or an addiction to freedom of speech. Lmao.
    AlmostDiscarded AlmostDiscarded 46-50, M Jul 13

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