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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

    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 1 Response Mar 7

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Having panic attacks?

    Here's some advice from Tyler Durden
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    EP users and their character attacks.... I'm not a pompous *******, although that would be the reaction that I would expect from someone with BPD, as that is how most of us assess...
    Ajushi Ajushi 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 8

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    My personal relationships are toxic and my emotions and reactions are out of control. I've known for a long time something is not quite right inside of me and I can't control alot...
    megjane18 megjane18 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    My therapist loaned me a book called "I hate you-don't leave me: understanding the borderline personality" has anybody read it? Any feedback???
    kavlynn99 kavlynn99 22-25, F 9 Responses Aug 3

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    I first experienced General Anxiety Disorder about 6 month ago.. It was a normal day like any other days I was a bit stressed at work and sleep deprived I jumped in my car on the...
    alikansso1990 alikansso1990 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    Check out this link!!!! New scientific research on BPD and how the brain functions for people who have been diagnosed with this disorder. Enlightening and informative. Hope this...
    kavlynn99 kavlynn99 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 5

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    For a long time I have felt different, I got attached to people to easy & too quick! I quickly feared abandonment, real or imagined, I sometimes get raging anger that I cannot...
    BeBeautiful95 BeBeautiful95 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I've always known the feeling of claustrophobia ever since I was young. When I was a young boy If I was to be say closed in cupboard for a few seconds by my big sister I would get...
    bananaman1uk bananaman1uk 26-30, M Aug 3

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    Last week was so rough for me. It was truly manic. I cried for about 4 days straight and literally wanted to die. I felt that everyone at work could tell I was crazy and were...
    aligain aligain 31-35, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Those of us who suffer BPD know where hell really is. It's inside us. No escaping the agony, pain and torture. No reprieve. It's in every moment of our day, our dreams and our...
    AussieAZ AussieAZ 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day 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 3 Responses Jul 31

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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 2 Responses Aug 1

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    Borderline and bipolar recoveree. I wanna feel normal again.
    jumpingoffthecliff jumpingoffthecliff 26-30, F Aug 2

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    I was diagnosed about 5 years ago after attempting suicide. I went through DBT therapy and worked hard to "fix" myself. I manage life so much better now. It doesn't even feel like...
    jennaporter jennaporter 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 2

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    I just found out I'm Borderline today and personally I'm scared. Everything I've read about it says that it's so hard to treat but I don't want to feel this way anymore right now...
    gochickinparty gochickinparty 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    I have Borderline Personalitч Disorder, these past few weeks have been at its worst. I have attempted suicide twice & failed, and currentlч still self harm, I live with mч bo...
    BeBeautiful95 BeBeautiful95 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Went to see my shrink today and after 4 long years am finally down to ONLY one pill a day!! Yeah, the pills make me feel normal..but at the same time it feels so fake! They're...
    Yu12 Yu12 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 days 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 Response Jul 31

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    Undiagnosed but I have all the symptoms and my mum also suffered for many years. It's such a horrible feeling, I get paranoid about so many different things and my mind doesn't...
    makethatchange makethatchange 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    It's all I can think about, worrying that it's not going to work out, can't sleep or eat. It's ruining my relationship.
    Trionak1993 Trionak1993 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    I never know what I want. I constantly change my carrer, my goals, they dont stay the same for more than a couple months. I want to be someone amazing, if that means an amazing...
    emavii emavii 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    i feel like i cant go on i feel like full of dirt and have no energy i dont know how to get my feeling s out iffeel nothing i dont cant makr myself feel better it feels like ,y...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F Aug 1

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    i feel like i cant go on i feel like full of dirt and have no energy i dont know how to get my feeling s out iffeel nothing i dont cant makr myself feel better it feels like ,y...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    When I'm emotionally upset it's like the end of the world ... I also have bulimia and I always end up in crazy situations ... Being kidnapped in Monaco ... A plane crash ... Racing...
    steph450bhp steph450bhp 26-30, M Aug 1

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    My trigger is usually high sexual drive or relationship issues.
    jumpingoffthecliff jumpingoffthecliff 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    I just don't know anymore. I feel like I'm bad for everyone in my life. I just really feel like ending my life. I'm done with struggling, done with no one understanding, done with...
    got2Breal got2Breal 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    Today I was very distant from my boyfriend. He noticed and asked me what was wrong. I didn't want to say because I knew it would make him mad, that he would just shut me out or say...
    Serenity14 Serenity14 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Wish their was more advice for people who have bpd on how to deal with it. So much online about how to deal with someone with bpd but nothing for me. Just want my relationship to...
    awmusic awmusic 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Hi guys...thought it would be worth posting this here after telling my story of what a desperate position I am in at the moment. I am praying somebody, anybody has read my previous...
    Daisypie Daisypie 18-21, F Aug 5

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    Im in a bit of a bind right now. After not speaking to my mother for 3 years after I became pregnant I decided to let her back in my life to allow her to be part of this important...
    eusapia eusapia 31-35, F Aug 7

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    I call my bad days "episodes". I can feel them coming on and can't stop them. They always have different symptoms. Today and the past two days it's been severe depression where all...
    aligain aligain 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Anyone else have weeks where you stop talking to everyone on text and soci media just to see who would talk to you first or notice that something's weird/wrong? The best part is...
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    Got told today that I don't give the attention that is needed. Blatantly pointed out how I'm hot one second, cold the next. I can see the mood changes now. Can almost feel like a...
    kavlynn99 kavlynn99 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Once upon a time, my mother told me she loved how positive I was. She admired that I could see the good in anyone. I miss that. I was 8 years old when she said that, and I wish I...
    iwanttolovemyself iwanttolovemyself 22-25 3 Responses Aug 11

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    Does anybody else deal with intrusive thoughts? And if so how do you manage them? How do you cope, get away from them?
    kavlynn99 kavlynn99 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 12

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