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I Battle General Anxiety and Borderline Personality Disorders

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 44 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Mar 4

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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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Having panic attacks?

    Here's some advice from Tyler Durden
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Mar 7

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    Nov. 20, 2014 5:30pm I don't know what is wrong with me. I felt so happy when I got home. I felt so much love for mj and I was just on cloud nine. But I guess my flight reached...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 12

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    I happened to find a book in the bookstore about a year ago..."Borderline Personality Disorder for Dummies." I just opened it to read it some...and it was ME. Finally...something...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    once I was at this birthday party thing with my family and we shared a table. plus I have an anxiety of tight places. I get unhappy and I can't control what's going on, I just...
    VictoriaHall VictoriaHall 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    I'm a dramatic person. I used to think its because I'm an artist but then I got diagnosed. It made everything so clear, all the pieces fell into place. When I love someone or...
    DustInTheWind92 DustInTheWind92 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 16

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    I grew up believing that I would be something amazing. I have a spotty history of divorced, absent parents; child abuse from a stepfather; social ineptness; and depression. When...
    hellaborderline hellaborderline 22-25, M Dec 2

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    Yo. I think I have BPD. All the things people talk about experiencing and the symptoms of borderline are things I experience. Eating disorder, self harm, self-hatred, etc. Any...
    Emilyyyyy Emilyyyyy 18-21 Dec 6

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    I have several friends with BPD. My one friend I'm getting pretty close to she has distance herself somewhat from me however I talk to her in a language she understands. I do my...
    cutie7710 cutie7710 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 18

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    Does anyone know of any borderlines being able to love? Or getting better and stopping the lies n cheating?
    superempath superempath 31-35, M Dec 2

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    Today I have seen so many of my personalities come out. I hate it. I wish I could go back to being who I was before all my mental problems started. I love that personality.
    sadly203 sadly203 18-21 Dec 7

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    I feel like my default is stuck on sad. Like that's my baseline and i have work at being happy
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    At my boyfriends for his birthday. And I don't feel like he wants me here. I don't want to leave his room cause I'm in a **** mood and it's because I think he doesn't want me here...
    bananananaxo bananananaxo 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    It's my first holiday with my family that I'm not on any medication, and I'm already so anxious about it.
    jwest230 jwest230 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 27

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    I'm happy. Then BAM I'm sad. Then BAM in mad.
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 27

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    Today is thanksgiving and I feel so worthless. None of my friends text me to say happy thanksgiving. I got no phone calls today at all. Like I'm just a loser. My mind is all over...
    aligain aligain 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 27

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    I feel so deeply sad. 😔 Like what's the point of me being here because no one likes me. My brother hates me I think because he never wants to talk to me anymore. He just walks...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F Nov 28

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    I can definitely feel a manic episode coming on and I hate that I can feel it coming but can't stop it
    aligain aligain 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 29

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    Super happy! Went to the park with fam. At first I wanted to be alone but then I sucked it up and my dad got me to have fun. I was on cloud 9! Held a baby alligator. We went eat...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F Nov 29

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    5 am! Don't think I'm getting any sleep
    bananananaxo bananananaxo 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    I'm so depressed right now. :( I feel like I'm drowning. I'm drowning in a salty river of sadness. It hurts me to be this sad. My whole body feels like its being held down and I...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F Nov 29

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    My brother wouldn't help me decide which dress I should wear to church abd he seemed mad at me. I went in my room and cried. I felt like he and everyone else in the house hates me...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F Nov 30

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    I asked my brother if he could help me pick a dress to wear to church because I had a hard time deciding. He said no and seemed mad. I went in my room and cried. I felt like he and...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I had an argument with my dad today. Made me want to kill myself. It it weren't for my brother I would've probably gone through with it. But he got in my car and managed to calm me...
    nuttyduck nuttyduck 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    I get hurt even by people's tones of voice and I cry easily, I wish I was never born
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 30

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    I had sex with my ex again and right after, he was texting HER, setting up plans for later. I feel so stupid and used. I just sat there and acted extremely cold like always until I...
    poodahpop poodahpop 18-21, T 1 Response Dec 1

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    I want to be in control. In control of my actions in control about my thoughts but I don't think I ever will be. And that's terrifying. Does anyone know what will help me? I have...
    bananananaxo bananananaxo 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Had a good day at school even though I always feel self conscious. Especially when I am trying to be social.
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    I hate being so paranoid. Cant even drive at night without panicking or being paranoid.
    yesiigarciaa yesiigarciaa 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    Why is recovery so bad? Because you need to bring up the worst **** to then move on. You need to get so much worse before getting better. So being semi stable goes to **** as I'm...
    bananananaxo bananananaxo 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 3

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    Every time I meet someone in person I get really close to them and like them a lot and then the next second I want to distant myself from them and feel like their two faced for no...
    T055 T055 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 4

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    Feeling extremely bloated. But I had an ok day at school. Hope I stay ok but I never know when my mood might change. Please I hope I stay ok.
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    i dont even know why im writing this nothing helps i dont care anymore my mood is low everydasy i feel like a lonely ugly pig i cant get out of this i dont know what to do you guys...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I hate myself so much right now.. I snapped on my fiancee and told her that I hate her and told her that she is stupid several times. I literally do not know why she is with me...
    jwest230 jwest230 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    WHY DOES EVERYONE HATE ME!!! WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITG ME! LIKE UGGGGHHH!!!
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 4