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I Battle General Anxiety and Borderline Personality Disorders

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 45 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Having panic attacks?

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

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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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    Related Experiences

    Living in this world can be so difficult. I'm sure so many people could agree with me but many of you can relate to how it feels to live with Borderline Personality Disorder. Some...
    LadyAmbrosia LadyAmbrosia 18-21, F Feb 4

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    Could someone please help me. I'm in need of help.. I feel that I may have borderline personality disorder / bipolar disorder but talking with someone that suffers with one of...
    dte21 dte21 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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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 7 hrs ago

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    This is a newer diagnosis for me, happening sometime during the early winter. It was brought up by a new therapist I was seeing (and stopped seeing for unrelated reasons) and then...
    PerturbedBrain PerturbedBrain 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    I found this online and wanted to post it To see if it helps anyone "THE DISCOURAGED BORDERLINE – This subcatetory has personality traits similar to the dependent personality...
    cutie7710 cutie7710 36-40, F Feb 9

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    I feel like I'm on a roller coaster, I'm constantly going up and down. I feel confident and raring to go one minute and I'm feeling despair, desperate and empty the next. I hate...
    dte21 dte21 18-21, F Feb 19

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    So here is something I figured out. borderlines like me, work on either extreme love or extreme hatred, anger and consequent impulsive behaviors for that. Today I was working and...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    You know some days Borderline is not so bad.Today I am ridiculously ,I am not sure why , happy,and I feel like I am a character from The Sound of Music.The sun is beautiful,the...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F Feb 14

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    So I had these constant heart aches since the morning,and I was looking for cause and cues,and any time when I was actually happy,perfectly happy,and what did I do wrong since then...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I really hate it! I have borderline and DID and my boyfriend dumped me because of it. OF COURSE I know it's hard sometimes but I've been in therapy and everything and it's very...
    Lerione Lerione 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Now I'm not exactly sure if this is anxiety or not, so I was hoping someone in this group can help me. I had a lot happen to me in my short 17 years. My father died when I was 2...
    g0backtoreality g0backtoreality 16-17, F 1 day 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 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Sounds like me. I gotta be the most messed up person in existence. I'm such a waste of space. I can't work or even leave the house unless someone is with me.
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Feb 16

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    I'm so depressed..... I keep losing all of my friends and everyone seems to literally hate my guts... I keep getting cursed out by people they say that I'm a ***** and that I hurt...
    himenoaya143 himenoaya143 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    It is hard too control and most ppl can not understand it and think I can control it.
    kclayne kclayne 18-21, F Feb 3

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    Its the first time since being diagnosed that Im doing really well... but I know that with bpd everything starts off really great, and then suddenly, I self destruct and within...
    jazzaddict jazzaddict 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    It hurts so bad to know that I graduated from college 6 months ago, and I have literally done nothing with my life since then. Honestly, I can hardly remember most of the past few...
    jwest230 jwest230 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I feel like such a terrible person. I'm suicidal and I feel like telling my friends will make them want to cut me off so I've just been bottling it in and soon I think I'll explode...
    mantafriend mantafriend 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    When I'm mad I feel like a little chiuhuahua. I hate it when people say I'm cute when I'm seriously angry.
    Minnowshi Minnowshi 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    Apparently so. It was only in recent months I was told that I have BPD. I was like "Oh, so that's what all that nonsense in my head must be" I honestly thought I was losing it, or...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 5

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    Sweet. 3 manic episodes done this morning and its not even noon.
    Minnowshi Minnowshi 18-21, F Feb 6

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    I'm starting a self-help support group in London for all those (including families and friends) affected by BPD. Please contact me on lisagao at hotmail.co.uk /07886528941if you...
    lg274 lg274 26-30, F Feb 10

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    Why do I still snap... thought I had it under control...
    Yu12 Yu12 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 11

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    When I'm in a relationship I feel like the guy has a moral obligation to stay with me. My ex left me and it caused me to be suicidal. He broke my heart with no remorse. There was...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    I've been in therapy since last October, and last week my therapist tells me that her contract ends in April. We have not made much progress, having only attempted to gain control...
    cgould72 cgould72 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 14

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    Ii was diagnosed with BPD a while ago.. And i just figured out what it's all about just a few weeks ago.. And it's crazy how i see myself in whatever article i read about it .. So...
    xxooxx1986 xxooxx1986 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    I hate living like this. I ruined everything. I ruined Valentine's day. I was trying so hard to be happy but I let someone make me angry, I let myself ruin it. she almost left...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    Why do I find the worst people in the world and get close to them? My "best friend" beat me up and choked me just cause she was under the influence of alcohol...and I'm not...
    betelgeusex3 betelgeusex3 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    Let's put it in a poem.Emptiness and Longing for someone gone anyone? Two open papers, To stem down a heartache ebbing, Deeper than my skin,my heart, my soul, Like a blackhole...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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