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I Battle Mental Illness

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    i think this group should be ashamed of themselves. mental illness is not normal. it destroys the lives of many. if it was so normal everyone would commit suicide. if mental...
    msworstlife msworstlife 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I thought this would be people with actual mental illness not this depression hippy bullshit
    TheAnonymousTroll TheAnonymousTroll 13-15, M 4 Responses Nov 17

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    Hi everyone. I never saw myself as the type to join any sort of online forum. Truth is, it makes me very uncomfortable to read my own words. I felt like I needed to join today...
    TheGeiser TheGeiser 18-21, F Nov 25

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    I am in the process of recovering from chronic depression, severe anxiety, and anorexia nervosa. I've attempted suicide more than 30 times but am no longer suicidal. I've been...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 28

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    I have an array of mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, dissociative identity disorder, OCD, anxiety, autism, etc. Sometimes it's hard to live, but I've learned to cope with...
    CaliginousHeart CaliginousHeart 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 3

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    With Wings is a group on Facebook which offers help and support for those who need it. It is a safe space for members to come together, make friends and help others as well as...
    withwingsgroup withwingsgroup 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Calling Bullshit on Fake Mental Disorders http://youtu.be/zXTfyAkw7DE
    findmeholdmehateme findmeholdmehateme 18-21 8 hrs ago

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    I enlisted for the military in early March. I had wanted to join since the 8th grade despite the depression and anxiety I suffered again and again. I worked hard to lose weight and...
    KeiKeiChan KeiKeiChan 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    THERE IS HOPE! New meds, new therapist, good advice and fresh hope. My 21 year old son is bipolar, he self diagnosed when he was 12, and told his doctor. The doctor was...
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F Dec 6

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    Back-story: I met this guy (we will call him D) in January of 2013 while I was going through a divorce. D and I were just friends at the time, after my divorce, we became more than...
    ritycan ritycan 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    However the actions displayed are abnormal. There are many EP users with mental health on here and in reference to only the genuine sufferers I'm not sure if it possible but...
    blackinc blackinc 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 7

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    So I went to the elementary school with my sister, her boyfriend, and my nephew for a movie event. My Tourettes was acting up while I was there to the point I had a tic where my...
    MlNUET MlNUET 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have recently been diagnosed manic depressive, bipolar, and split personality. I'm overwhelmed and don't know what to do. I would like to talk with some people who experience...
    Gothika88 Gothika88 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I suffer severely with mental problems, I have so many cos of some ****** up things that have happened, plus I was never a "normal kid" anyway. I hate it, I can't make friends cos...
    kyleishurt kyleishurt 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 24

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    i dont know whether to be ashamed i have mental ollness or whether to be angry at myself for messing up my life because of it
    msworstlife msworstlife 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 5

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    Today I had an extreme breakdown, now my knuckles are cut up and bleeding, my body hurts, and I feel destroyed and empty inside. I am considering getting treatment now, being, my...
    Britt4ny Britt4ny 70+, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am that one!! I will hid everthing u name it its happed to me
    Lasbutterfly Lasbutterfly 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    Because it falls on me. And escaping such weight is rough. With no crane to lift facts from my eyes. Wish america cured. Instead of profiting off of us.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 17

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    Ingrates. Pathetic egos. Why must the fortunate mock us.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 17

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    I have social anxiety, My parents tell me to get over it and force me to parties I can't go to. They think it will help, yeah sure just wait one second while I cry on the floor. It...
    XbeyonceX XbeyonceX 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 17

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    I recently found a suicide note I had written when I was at my worst with my eating disorder and depression. Although I'm still struggling with both of those things, I can...
    kaylxlynn kaylxlynn 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    I have eating disorders if somebody want to talk, i will listen 'cause i know how ir feels
    Loveskinny123 Loveskinny123 16-17 Nov 19

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    My son snapped at school again today. Threatened to jump out the window and kill himself. Councilor told him that wasn't an option because the window doesn't open enough obviously...
    ThistleAndWeeds ThistleAndWeeds 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 20

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    I truly do. Vile, disgusting people.
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M Nov 23

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    i dont know but i just dont think rght. i do stupid things. i believe things that arent really happening. i have always been an idiot in my thinking i dont know why. is it because...
    msworstlife msworstlife 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    Do you ever get so upset and hyped up that you feel like you could literally snap and "accidentally" stab or throw yourself off the balcony without realising you were doing it??
    neelyon neelyon 18-21, F Nov 29

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    It's like I have two sides. One side isn't really confident, but fine with people not liking her. The other is full of depression and anxiety ridden; unable to even speak to others...
    HarleyQuinn326 HarleyQuinn326 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    I visited a psychiatrist for the first time today because I have an attention problem and she prescribed me an attention deficit medicine without screening me so anxiety washed all...
    psychedelicblues psychedelicblues 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    its very difficult just to cope with my own mind. i have to be super in tune to look after my health or else i go nuts and irrational doing inappropriate stuff ( apparently ,i...
    catnip246 catnip246 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    I've had some experience, wen someone around you has religious delusions and rants and raves at you saying their talking to "god" and that your going to hell and need to be saved...
    Emeraldisles5 Emeraldisles5 18-21 Dec 2

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    Well another episode today. He took off running from the bus. Tried to run into traffic and kill himself. It took 3 people from his school, a officer from a neighboring school and...
    ThistleAndWeeds ThistleAndWeeds 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 2

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    I've been in hospital for over a year now for anorexia (though the last six months have just been daycare). I'm getting discharged in two weeks. But I'm noticing already that I'm...
    sunshinehannah sunshinehannah 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    I have an anxiety disorder called GAD (generalized anxiety disorder) and I think I might be bipolar because one minute I'm good and fine then when traumatic things come up I...
    sidney2013 sidney2013 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    I have OCD, AvPD, PAPD, and chronic depression
    amaui1 amaui1 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I feel that I am suffering from paranoia.I always imagine my friends talking **** about me behind my back or think that the whole world is against me.That kind of thing kills me...
    Namidanoregret Namidanoregret 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    I feel I'm going a little crazy again, I feel I don't know what to do with myself, who to turn to or where to even go. I have felt okay these past few months but something has...
    ExPButterfly ExPButterfly 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I hurt myself for the first time in over 2 years. I thought I was doing really well with it, but everything just came crumbling over the smallest of things...and I couldn't stay...
    rorenchan rorenchan 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    it really is annoying how one mental illness leads to others. you're working so hard to not have social anxiety, then, oops... you're depressed. now you have to try even harder to...
    kenzi18 kenzi18 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    It's a struggle sometimes, but something I'm very open about. No one should be afraid to admit they have trouble with anxiety, depression, or any other mental illness and ask for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Dec 4

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    If they don't like you, they will take it out on YOU and YOU will get the blame for it. Whether that be mocking your mental illness, thinking what you have is 'nothing', laughing...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Nov 18

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    I have struggled with major depression, as a direct result of complex high betrayal trauma, ever since I was a little girl. From the time I was 7 years old until the time I was 9...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 23 Responses Nov 18

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    I've struggled with depression for years. I love writing poetry, and depression always seems to make it's way into my writing. but I'll never share my writing with anyone because I...
    likesugarandcyanide likesugarandcyanide 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Recently a man who attends the same group CBT sessions as I told everyone that if he could just stop being sick and tired of feeling sick and tired, all would be well in his life...
    morea morea 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    I don't know how or where it came from but ever since I've become a mum every pain, lump, itch, headache, skipped heartbeat, spot, broken nail, fallen eyelash? It all means a...
    TheCoitalQueen TheCoitalQueen 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 24

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    I’m not crazy. I’m not dumb. I don’t want to die, but I often feel like I want to take my own life. I am not dangerous to anyone but myself. I don’t need to be taught a...
    FadingStar17 FadingStar17 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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