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I Battle General Anxiety and Borderline Personality Disorders

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 50 People

    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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    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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    Having panic attacks?

    Here's some advice from Tyler Durden
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    For over ten years now I've struggled with mental issues and traumatic events, at the age of 9 I found out my mother had cervical cancer and within less then a year she lost her...
    lovablebutbroken lovablebutbroken 18-21, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I have bpd sometimes it's hard to get my feelings out about how I am feeling icyt myself to feel ssomething because I have no feelings. I don't know much about bpd so I was just...
    bichick19 bichick19 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am going on medication tomorrow. I was recently diagnosed with chronic depression and anxiety, also known as Dysthymia. Since the 4th grade, and I'm now a Junior in High School...
    vanstable123 vanstable123 16-17, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have been battling most of my life health issues I didn't understand until now. I have physical and emotional issues and cannot get long term disability although I keep trying...
    butterflyangels2387 butterflyangels2387 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I started cutting myself again tonight feeling like everyone close to me is playing mind games with me trying to tell me how f#%ked up I am. I feel so alone and deserted. I feel so...
    UlyanaPauls UlyanaPauls 22-25, T 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm a twenty two year old slightly overweight single lesbian woman who is mainly looking for friends of older age. I battle borderline personality disorder, which makes...
    rainbowsmangos2015 rainbowsmangos2015 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Well I did it again.... I fought with my boyfriend and my head is screaming just stop just stop don't break it off he loves you just stop but I can't stop. I ******* can't I'm...
    xoxoFireyIcexoxo xoxoFireyIcexoxo 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Well I did it again.... I fought with my boyfriend and my head is screaming just stop just stop don't break it off he loves you just stop but I can't stop. I ******* can't I'm...
    xoxoFireyIcexoxo xoxoFireyIcexoxo 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Well I did it again.... I fought with my boyfriend and my head is screaming just stop just stop don't break it off he loves you just stop but I can't stop. I ******* can't I'm...
    xoxoFireyIcexoxo xoxoFireyIcexoxo 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I'm in nursing school and supposed to graduate in December. But I'm scared bc I'm so emotional. I'm afraid I'll have a full on breakdown or be stuck in a black hole and not...
    theresnotone theresnotone 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm hanging on thread that I want to cut so much. But I can't because even though I know I'm of no real value to my children if I slit my wrist and let all the pain drain out, I...
    theresnotone theresnotone 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    So the appointment I had on Monday got cancelled because of something to do with my insurance. This is the second time I've made an appointment and it has been cancelled on me...
    Kikiana1 Kikiana1 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    So lately everyday has been a struggle. Everyday with some kind of episode and I can't snap out of it for long before I plunge back into it. My boyfriend is more than understanding...
    xoxoFireyIcexoxo xoxoFireyIcexoxo 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    So lately everyday has been a struggle. Everyday with some kind of episode and I can't snap out of it for long before I plunge back into it. My boyfriend is more than understanding...
    xoxoFireyIcexoxo xoxoFireyIcexoxo 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    Tomorrow I have group. We were suppose to count our judgements. Every time I think about it I say I'll do it when time is right. That is my life. I wait until everything is right...
    allinlove allinlove 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I am an older sufferer, I was first diagnosed in the early 90s. Does anyone else have experience of being"in the system" long term?
    definatelynot definatelynot 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    i was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder earlier this year, i know a lot of doctors misdiagnose bipolar disorder, and borderline personality disorder. i was diagnosed...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Has anyone ever tried DBT? can someone explain this to me or give me some tips?
    Kikiana1 Kikiana1 18-21, F Jul 17

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    I'm going to my first appt. on Monday. It wouldn't be my first appt with a therapist/counselor ever. I've been a few times before but nothing worked. I'm hoping maybe I just haven...
    Kikiana1 Kikiana1 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    The last two nights were just awful for me. Was really scared about some stuff that happened at work. Hardly slept at all last night... And I am amazed at how well my day turned...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    Okay so short and simple. I usually have no problem ending a relationship most of the time I caused chaos and then turn around on them so they feel like it's their fault or I leave...
    xoxoFireyIcexoxo xoxoFireyIcexoxo 26-30, F Jul 17

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    Okay so short and simple. I usually have no problem ending a relationship most of the time I caused chaos and then turn around on them so they feel like it's their fault or I leave...
    xoxoFireyIcexoxo xoxoFireyIcexoxo 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    sometimes i dont feel like writing i find every fricken dau is the same i hate getting up mood is so low all the time i just dont like going out i feel like a fat pig as i eat for...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F Jul 17

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    I hate this ******* disorder! I hate getting attached to people, I hate feeling lonely and unwanted, I hate being so needy. I just want someone to look after me but my social...
    princesabecca princesabecca 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I fear people who let the little things about you really bother them. Who let one or two minor mistakes ruin their whole image & impression of you. I wish I was better about...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    My rommate is sick and he said he was healthy just before he got sick. This really scares me how u can be healthy one day and all the sudden be sick
    ihatebeingblack44 ihatebeingblack44 18-21, F Jul 15

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    I get attached to people on here and then they disappear and I feel upset and lonely again. I just want someone to look after me :(
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 14

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    It feels like this is pretty much the only group I post anymore, I just feel like everything I go through can be understood by the people here. Anyway, I had another ER visit, and...
    missmalky missmalky 18-21, T Jul 14

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    Getting treatment doesn't always mean your BPD partner is getting better. My BPD husband had many therapists who validated his victim stories and never held him accountable for...