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I Battle General Anxiety and Borderline Personality Disorders

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 44 People

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 .. 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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Hello, I was recently diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. I am really freaking out about it. Since I was 18, I thought I had Bipolar disorder and now I am 25 and they...
    SouthernBella89 SouthernBella89 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 16

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    Please someone tell me whether or not these are signs that I have BPD. - I'm 18 years old and will be 19 in December. -I'm a lefthander. - I'm the eldest child. -I have a very...
    DestinationUnknown1995 DestinationUnknown1995 18-21, F 1 Response 43 mins ago

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    and it's taken over my entire life. When I read about others having the disorder, I shift from feeling comforted (when I am relating to their symptoms) to utter hopelessness...
    jasiilovely jasiilovely 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 30

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    In the past year I have grown close to someone with BPD. I love her to pieces and am glad I have an opportunity to grow close to her. I tend to have a thin skin and I really need...
    NamelessNomad NamelessNomad 22-25, F Oct 13

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    Yes I'm still alive, if it wasn't for my bf (now ex) and sister and her bf Doug I would have killed myself last night. I am checking myself in to a mental institution today to see...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I just got my diagnosis a few days ago, and I'm so disturbed to know the truth.. I've always known about the depression, and it felt good to be able to label the anxiety disorder...
    Shaaydixie Shaaydixie 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Well to be honest there is nothing borderline with it lol I have quite a few personalities and they are all different. I can't see these myself, only once when I was being...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 20

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    My wife of 8 years has reached the end and can no longer put up with my BPD-like personality. I only say "like" because I haven't been diagnosed yet. I have however been diagnosed...
    choloch choloch 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 5

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    I suffer with anxiety and have done for what seems like forever, I either come off very chatty in order to dominate and control the situation or I am very reclusive. I live in a...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 20

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    Five years ago i get my first anxiety and panic attack, it takes me one and a half year to understand what it is, doctors were wrong in my case, what i needed is a psychiatric and...
    whispersgod whispersgod 26-30, M 6 Responses Sep 30

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    Has anyone developed sudden food allergies when having a severe anxiety relapse?
    bellfalls bellfalls 22-25, F Oct 17

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    Do you ever have that feeling where you *need* to finish everything important you've ever wanted to do right now, end up with several messes, failed projects and an extreme feeling...
    AlleywayGospel AlleywayGospel 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    This song.. I dedicate to all you F*CKS! http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=d8ekz_CSBVg
    Yu12 Yu12 26-30, M Oct 3

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    Hey Guys! I need some advice. My boyfriend of two years, has BPD traits. We met in college and it was a whirlwind of romance. Although, after some time together I began to notice...
    Nicoleashleyxo Nicoleashleyxo 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    With this disorder, relationships hurt. People frequently complain about being single, and how lonely they are; but with BPD, I hurt way more and am way more lonely in a...
    DanicaER DanicaER 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    im feeling tired of life can anyone tell me why people cant fucntion i dont know if i told you guys my mom was diagnosed with cancer a couple days ago i dont even know what to say...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    I have around 49 alters in me
    Shabee74 Shabee74 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    I was just diagnosed today. I need information.. If you know a lot about this disorder or have it yourself, could you please tell me a bit about it? I know lots about it but I need...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 6

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    Why do I treat my fiance like Garbage? He never ever does anything wrong to me and I sit there and emotionally abuse him to pieces. I tell him to leave because I don't want to...
    420lovely 420lovely 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 6

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    I'm in hospital trying to figure out whether I have BPD or what the heck is going on with me. What's been going on with me since I was a kid. I'm so grateful for this site to have...
    Ilovehavingbraces Ilovehavingbraces 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    I don't know how to find motivation and self worth
    bananananaxo bananananaxo 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 8

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    And I have FINALLY broken up with and moved out from the boyfriend. It means I'm living at home with my ailing elderly father and 40 year old unemployed brother... But at least I...
    DanicaER DanicaER 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 8

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    I have a question for others who have this disorder, do you find it hard to listen to music sometimes? I've noticed I have to be in the "right mood" for almost everything...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 9

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    My husband and I are going on vacation tomorrow for 8 days. I truly pray we have a fun trip and that I can keep my emotions in check and don't have any "episodes". I really want to...
    aligain aligain 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    I believe my mothers behaviour and the emotional abuse she put my sister and I through as kids is a significant factor as to why I've developed brain damage. I'm at a family dinner...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    Had a fight with my best friend. I apologized and she apologized. But it'll always be there. I'd like to kill myself now. Or at least cut.
    AlleywayGospel AlleywayGospel 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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    I take long breaks from drinking and drugs Then, okaaay I'll get tipsy tonight Then, **** man, gimme your drinks. Then, damn I'm impulsive I felt so sexy I could..... Typical bpd...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 11

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    Is it just me or is there a link between BPD and an aversion to being touched or touching someone else? I get creeped out, disgusted, or just feel awkward when people tend to touch...
    EngulfingBreeze EngulfingBreeze 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 12

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    I have it.. I have had it since I was 12. I found out after talking to a psychologist. Turns out, I was emotionally unstable. It's hard to have people around me since I'm more of a...
    PureLies PureLies 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    Do you tell your boss about BPD ? Hi. Before the BPD took over I was a Cert 4 in local govt operational works, Cert 4 in Human resources and qualified computer technician who owned...
    AussieAZ AussieAZ 41-45, M 4 Responses Oct 13

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    My papa is dying and I went to see him and it's so horrible and sad but now that I'm home and I'm thinking about everything else it hurts more, he's had such an amazing life he's...
    bananananaxo bananananaxo 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    I can't sleep or eat or concentrate. My mind is going 1000mph and I can't relax my heart is beating so fast all the time and I can't calm down, lack of sleep is starting to get to...
    bananananaxo bananananaxo 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 15

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    I am going to make a full recovery, live a wonderful life and have a family one day and be a good mother to my future children and a wonderful partner for my boyfriend. I WILL...
    AngelMom062013 AngelMom062013 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 15

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    I have a question for those of you who have bpd or know about it, do you have problems eating? I have appetite problems, I sometimes only eat when I'm craving something specific...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 16

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