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I Battle General Anxiety and Borderline Personality Disorders

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 46 People

    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    Damn you fox! Second attempt:  Having

    panic attacks? Here's some advice from Tyler Durden. 
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Mar 7, 2014

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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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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 Mar 7, 2014

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    Having panic attacks?

    Here's some advice from Tyler Durden
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Mar 7, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I'm 21 suffering with borderline personality disorder along with depression and anxiety. I've been dealing with this since I was 11 and my mom remarried a Disney style evil step...
    knittingpretty22 knittingpretty22 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have just recently found out that I am pregnant. Yes, I am excited. But, I'm also terrified because of the havoc pregnancy is already wreaking on my fragile emotional state...
    whiskeyprincess37 whiskeyprincess37 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    My borderline personality disorder has made me see the havoc I cause in people's lives and I'm regretting things I've done. I completely slandered my ex when I was splitting and...
    mconner1030 mconner1030 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 15

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    I am a 44 yo disabled female veteran entrepeneur who smokes her Rx very day. I claimed two years of sobriety before deciding to trying cannabis Rx for the ridiculous 4 month long...
    LITVET LITVET 41-45, F Mar 21

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    I was diagnosed almost two years ago (although I've struggled with its symptoms as far back as I can remember). Yet even now when I tell people I have it - I guess because I find...
    vagabondthrone vagabondthrone 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 6

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    One of the symptoms of BPD is an unstable sense of self, and I hate it so much. My self worth literally changes depending on who I'm with. Someone who used to be my best friend...
    Ambernonymous Ambernonymous 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    Borderline gets treated. Med makers profit. Borderline aint there yet. But they give us meds. That push us beyond. Why not cure the causes. Oh. Right...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 12

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    I was diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder with Borderline Traits. Professionals are reluctant to give a full BPD diagnosis because I'm not a cutter and had been able to hold...
    RayneBeauHill RayneBeauHill 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I've noticed that my borderline traits pretty much go away when I'm not in a relationship, but as soon as I fall in love I go crazy. Having bpd is hell, I'd rather be single and...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 9

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    I married a borderline 2 years back. Initially before marriage, I saw her getting angry like crazy ..wanted to break off but the usual 'sorry..will never do again" stuff had me in...
    crazy76 crazy76 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 12

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    I want to die. I'm so well informed about how borderline behavior seeps into my every waking moment that I have started to second guess every feeling I have. Am I allowed to be...
    jennaporter jennaporter 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    So a friend of mine (who is not bpd) on EP said this about me, "It's like sometime you want to talk but other times you are like in another dimension and ignoring everyone." I...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    If you are suicidal, please get help if you can't find help within yourself. But, please, do not seek help from your teenage friends, especially if they struggle with their own...
    junipersun21 junipersun21 18-21, F Mar 12

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    Does anyone have anxiety so bad that they can't leave their house?
    TJPink TJPink 26-30, F 12 hrs ago

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    I am (almost can't believe it) peaceful since yesterday night and today.I am usually a lot of emotions,but never peaceful,never.The instances where I have been peaceful,I can...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    My husband has BPD and so do I, we both understand each other and have created our own universe of love, chaos, acceptance, unconditional dedication and commitment and passion, we...
    wkoutwifey wkoutwifey 41-45, F Mar 5

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    I stole my boyfriend from someone else and now I am unable to trust him. We've known each other for a long time. I always knew he liked me but I friend-zoned him. After all, he...
    elocinitis elocinitis 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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    I have started writing a blog. Please take a look. Read, Like, Comment, Share etc.. dionnetyler.wordpress.com
    dte21 dte21 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    I've had this account since 2011, and I abandoned it for a long time. I was in therapy for about a year, where I learned to lie really well and cover it up if I did drugs or cut...
    tangledx22 tangledx22 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 9

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    im not feeling well in so much pain i awear i did it to myself fricken depressed and the pain doesnt come out when and got my hair done look so fine but your rotting insid ei feel...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    It's so hard to get out of bed in the mornings when you have no idea how your day could go. I wake up like a blank slate and then whoever I spend my time with tends to define how I...
    Ambernonymous Ambernonymous 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    I could really use and appreciate some help, your experience and input. I'm studying BPD psychopathology and there is something that is so conflicting for me. I'm really struggling...
    Altruistrick Altruistrick 56-60, M 6 Responses Mar 13

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    Love and Courage!! For us that have made it so far.Unbowed.Undefeated.Not giving up,just yet. Invictus Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F Mar 13

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    I'm writing this in an effort to reach out and make sense of what's happening inside. At times I feel completely normal and then sometimes I feel batshit crazy, all within a few...
    adub2222 adub2222 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 16

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    How do I know if I'm really ruining life's? I'm causing people pain just by being me by being alive. They all say suicide is wrong but if I'm that bad then why is it not acceptable...
    bananananaxo bananananaxo 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    So many times I've read people here that are having difficulties with their relationships and I so feel for the pain and confusion they're in. I've been through my own and so has...
    Altruistrick Altruistrick 56-60, M Mar 18

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    Today is one of "those" days. I feel ugly, stupid, pathetic, meaningless to anyone, looked over, not cared about and like everyone is looking at me thinking that I'm crazy. I hate...
    aligain aligain 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    i dont know why im writing im in so much dark mental agony i dont wan to face the world so rage i hatew the way i feel nothing helps i get up then go to be dagain my mood is so low...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 20

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