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I Battle General Anxiety and Borderline Personality Disorders

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 6 Responses Aug 21, 2008

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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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    My problem with getting this diagnosis was that I used to not like the fact that everyone gets labels. I mean, I still feel like certain terms get thrown around way too casually...
    showusyoursouls showusyoursouls 18-21, F Apr 1

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    Recently been told I may have Borderline Personality Disorder. It's not a confirmed diagnosis yet, but I'm pretty sure I have it, definitely makes more sense to me than the...
    atremain atremain 18-21, F Apr 3

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    i have borderline personality disorder maybe i have to join another group lee anne
    maddisongrace maddisongrace 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I have borderline personality disorder
    isabel44 isabel44 16-17, F Mar 30

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    Caged. Heavy; light; pounding; relaxing; broken; glued. This is what goes on inside her head, because this is who she is; a girl diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. She...
    danielle18 danielle18 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Balancing in an unbalanced world. Walking on a tightrope with the wind blowing. Falling apart while simultaneously trying to catch the pieces. That's how I've been feeling the...
    greeneyes91 greeneyes91 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I left work today :( A little background. I was diagnosed BPD (among others) 5 years ago and have been on disability since then. Disability has that wonderful program where for...
    whoamifooling whoamifooling 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I need help. I mean, I don't even understand what to do. I can't maintain my own happiness because I'm too busy succumbing to my inner demons. I push the ones who care away...
    Destati Destati 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    In my case, this means that I'm constantly on an emotional roller coaster, my emotions are never stable. Abandonment terrifies me, and I do everything under the sun to keep...
    adorea adorea 70+, F 3 Responses Apr 13

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    I have BPD and I'm totally my own worst enemy, I've learned over the years that when things are calm and peaceful I sabotage my own life because I'm more comfortable in chaotic...
    BeautifulBorderlineJunkie BeautifulBorderlineJunkie 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    As a teen, psycologists or whatever ists think it could just be "teen moodiness". That is in fact, bullshit. This isn't your oh whatever, she/he is just having moodiness. These are...
    AnaPanda1 AnaPanda1 13-15, F Apr 2

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    I have chosen to be alone till I die. I find that with borderline it is literally impossible to find good people and maintain friendships and relationships. I enjoy being alone...
    FragileFish FragileFish 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    I have PSTD and personality disorder which I don't know how to handle.
    godswish49 godswish49 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 4

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    My anxiety is getting worse and I feel like I cannot cope with it anymore. I fight it off all day. And it's gotten to the point where everyday now when I'm tired and lay down my...
    Ladylapre Ladylapre 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    The same thing happened to me. I was at a stressful job where my boss was very controlling and had unrealistic expectations of what one person can do. I ended up being her only...
    Ladylapre Ladylapre 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    living with my dad has worsened my anxiety by maybe 4 times as much. I can't do this. I really can't. I don't know what it is.
    aftersomeday aftersomeday 13-15, F Apr 6

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    All I want is someone to care about me. Try opening up but I'm in the wrong.. Tried going out but no one pays me attention. So sick of life.
    jjw123 jjw123 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I was diagnosed with BPD about a year and a half ago. I was in denial and didn't get the help that I needed. It was my husband who figured out that their was something wrong and...
    mamakate09 mamakate09 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Why is lying associated with BPD?
    Australianladybug Australianladybug 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 25

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    I hate when randomly BPD starts taking over out of no where. It's like from 0 to 10 quickly. There's no feeling kinda bad it just goes to horrible. I hate being like this. I want...
    Australianladybug Australianladybug 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I spend my free time filling my head with fantasies of running away. Running away from the life I know, maybe I'd be better if I started over somewhere else. No one knows you, you...
    jhib jhib 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Does anybody else suffer from Bulimia or anorexia? Drinking? Cutting? roleplaying (I live in my mind) I do all the above but I think my bulimia has gotten really bad :(
    whoamifooling whoamifooling 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    This just isn't fair. I am in so much anger, and pain. I hate my impulses, and I hate getting hurt and not getting over it quickly. I keep cutting, but each time it gets deeper...
    nellagrr nellagrr 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    Has anybody been to the Mclean Hospital in Belton MA? I have their website pinned to my favorites. I dream of the possibility of being a go there. Unfortunately, people don't see...
    whoamifooling whoamifooling 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    The only time this issue truly affects me anymore is when I hurt the one person I love more than anything. He knows I was ill in the past but I will never tell him about my...
    kerrence23 kerrence23 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Just found a support group @ Http//www.supportgroups.com Check it out if you wish
    Jackal208 Jackal208 56-60, M Mar 28

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    If i say the sky are purple, how come everyone say they are blue? I can see it! its purple! its right there! like the rest of my mind and feelings, why wont you see it? why are you...
    RoDeLeon RoDeLeon 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I'm feeling my rage come out and I'm trying to keep it in but it's hard. I lash out and act unrecognizable when it happens. I hate being hurt and I hate anything that may resemble...
    Australianladybug Australianladybug 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Starting at a young age I felt alone, empty, and misunderstood. It was such a normal feeling I almost didn't realize it wasn't "normal". What was wrong with me? ADD? Depression...
    certzjbd23 certzjbd23 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    Today was good but then my husband is showing me no attention. We temporarily live in different cities during the week and he acts like he doesn't care. I feel rejected constantly...
    aligain aligain 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I have nobody to talk to. I've never felt so alone and I'm scared of getting bad again
    kristinaloo kristinaloo 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I don't know how to fight the constant pain I feel
    kristinaloo kristinaloo 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Questioning everything right now even my existence
    kristinaloo kristinaloo 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Definitely feeling manic right now. I have been so productive it's insane. It almost seems like a good thing but I know that it will most likely interfere with my sleep tonight. I...
    HaileyBee92 HaileyBee92 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I hate when someone tells me to ignore the way I'm feeling and if I ignore it enough it will go away. You don't feel what I feel so stop trying to give me advice. It's so annoying...
    kristinaloo kristinaloo 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    Today I woke up and had a great start to the day but somehow I have ended up back in bed feeling very reluctant to face the world today. I think right now I just need to take one...
    AmeliasDay AmeliasDay 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    So an interesting thing was brought up to me... We tend to focus so much on the downside of BPD we don't often see the positive things. We're passionate, creative, to the point...
    EngulfingBreeze EngulfingBreeze 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 3

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    I got so drunk last night and had sex with a random guy that I met one before and who turned out to be a virgin. This is happening way to often. I feel like complete ****. I'm so...
    AmeliasDay AmeliasDay 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 5

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    I have been afraid for so long to say so. I am afraid of being this way, but when learning about BPD no matter where I looked (if it was an accurate source not like wikipedia) it...
    InsanitySpark InsanitySpark 13-15, F Apr 6