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I Battle General Anxiety and Borderline Personality Disorders

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 48 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    Related Experiences

    I'm planning on gathering more BPDs like myself. Message me if you're interested
    Calamityy Calamityy 22-25, M 8 hrs ago

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    So yesterday night, i finished my very first track.. Which is a huge accomplishment for me and my best friend back then said that as soon as i do we would celebrate it and name the...
    Sublevarse Sublevarse 18-21, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I have been in two bad car accidents and I am always scared of seeing them even on tv/movies. I get bad flash. backs from my accidents. I was fortunate to walk away from both...
    heyimokay heyimokay 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I haven't been able to get over this man that died. I watched this show called snapped and they usually don't show the people on their dying day but they showed a surveillance...
    ihatebeingblack44 ihatebeingblack44 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    If you can get ahold of BLUE DREAMS from Ca, that is a 3 hour window of much happiness and relief from any soreness or tense muscles. And coming down is like floating on a feather...
    shaymenae shaymenae 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    I'm blowing everyone off. "I can't stay out late again." "I need to clean my room." "I'm not hungry." "I have stuff to do." "I want to come, but I don't know if I can." Bullshit...
    missmalky missmalky 18-21, T 2 days ago

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    So I'm due on Friday to get a diagnosis for what I'm sure will be borderline personally disorder. When I was younger I had a psychiatric assessment done and borderline was...
    Livingwithbpd Livingwithbpd 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Depression, anxiety, ptsd, personality disorder and more. Sick of it, 35 yrs fighting it. No family, no friends, no home, no life, just me and my illness. So over it.
    jakdempsey jakdempsey 46-50, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Just found out that I have Histronic P.O. not the bipolar I've been taking meds for years for. So down. What a mess I've become and what a fricken fool I've made over the years of...
    shaymenae shaymenae 46-50, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Looking in the mirror seeing myself and not feeling good enough, not feeling "hot" enough. Not seeing the movie star body on my body, instead seeing some freak who doesn't...
    ginganinja33 ginganinja33 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It's as if I'm drowning in a sea of pain. I don't understand anything when it comes to this disorder. I don't understand why it has to make us feel the way we do. I know we all...
    ginganinja33 ginganinja33 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Have-Borderline-Personality-Disorder/3687950
    FemaleBorderlineSociopath FemaleBorderlineSociopath 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    You're not sick or crazy. The world is just simplistic and flawed.
    Calamityy Calamityy 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm sitting here on my own sipping wine straight out the bottle, with the television playing in the background. I can feel a rage bubbling inside of me, I feel angry, hurt and...
    busybrain busybrain 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    What an awful existence. A combination of childhood traumas and inherited brain chemistry, making one sad sack of a human being. Always jumping to the worst conclusion, always a...
    BigBaddaBoom BigBaddaBoom 26-30, F a week ago

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    I am so empty feel lonely I love my husband like crazy then we fight and my love turns to anger and hate them I get depressed love him again it's a horrible cycle. Sometimes I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses a week ago

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    I'm obsessed with a man in a different country who doesn't want me so I'm intent on ruining his life.
    janiegirlUK janiegirlUK 41-45, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I have a problem making friends because of my anxiety I avoid social situations because I don't like to be uncomfortable I feel very lonely most of the time I feel there is no...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses a week ago

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    My Borderline personality disorder is ruining my life.The disorder make me very afraid of abandonment and have mood swings.I have a lot of anger and can't stand when people...
    Iloveowl Iloveowl 26-30, F a week ago

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    Extroverted, Conscientious, Agreeable, Neurotic and Open Extroversion: You have high extroversion. You are outgoing and engaging, with both strangers and friends. You truly enjoy...
    FinnyFunny FinnyFunny 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I think I have known that I had borderline personality disorder since I was in my teens. My, then, therapist diagnosed me with disthymia. After thirteen years of cognitive...
    sugarbabysub sugarbabysub 31-35, F Jun 23

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    My boyfriend and my mother both have borderline personality disorder. My mother is in denial, my boyfriend is not. It cannot be cured. But it is something that can be lived with...
    FlourescentBlack FlourescentBlack 31-35, F Jun 23

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    I had been doing very well recovering from one of the lowest points in my anxiety roller coaster, but then I left for college and my whole world fell apart. I found myself having...
    AddieJazz AddieJazz 18-21, F Jun 23

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    The days are getting harder. And now that I have moved back into my mother's house... I find that I cannot control my anger and temper. I have never been an angry person so this...
    anderablack anderablack 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    I went to my general physician today. He said "I see you are taking anti depressants. Why are you taking them? You don't look depressed!?". At that moment many things crossed my...
    Kingshelman Kingshelman 31-35, M 7 Responses Jun 22

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    does any one get breathing problems like yawning and always a need to sigh like u cant ever get a good breath in?
    js2231 js2231 31-35, F Jun 22

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    I feel empty when I am bored. I don't have a strong sense of identity or purpose. I hate this feeling.
    CrazyDaisyeee CrazyDaisyeee 18-21, F Jun 22

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    As soon as I walk through the door of my house, right then and there my whole body is consumed with anxiety. I feel like I have always felt this way but I'm just now really...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 22

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