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I Battle With Extreme Anxiety

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    I HATE Anxiety.

    I was supposed to be going to try to get a vehicle at the Chevy place Monday morning, but the same familiar feeling was back again. Sick at my stomach, dizzy, headache, shaking, feeling my heartbeat in the back of my throat, chest tightening, throat tightening, trouble breathing...
    wixychixy wixychixy 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 3, 2013

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    I'm Always Nervous

    I never leave my house. I don't have any friends. I always look down. I hate making eye contact with people -- it feels too awkward. I stress about school every minute of my life. The only way to fall asleep is taking medicine that allows me to pass out and avoid laying...
    secretsami secretsami 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 1, 2009

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    Is This It?

    im 15 years old, alright well since about middle school, people have noticed that i pretty much completely shut up. before that i could not stop talking and i talked to everyone. in 8th grade the feeling was the worst that i remembered, i started getting acne too, that took away...
    randomkid55 randomkid55 13-15 Feb 2, 2012

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    Anxiety

    Never believed it existed till it happened to me! One time omg where did it come from! Ok drank to much the night befor then went up to altitude 11,000 feet but have done that befor! Paralizing! Got threw it but Mondays are still bad....It is all in the mind control it!
    mikeamend2323 mikeamend2323 41-45 Nov 16, 2012

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    Anxiety

    i battle with extreme anxiety everyday. it seems like it runs my life. i have horrible panic attacks that nauseate me all the time,it's hard to go or do anything.even with medication,i'm still afraid of everything-even trying new medications will put me into an attack,sometimes i...
    abigail112 abigail112 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 14, 2009

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    Everything Makes Me Nervous

    I dont understand this about myself. I seem to get nervous over a lot of things like people places new areas speaking out loud ordering food. just everyday things just make me nervous and i dont know why i dont take any medicine for it but i was wondering what types of meds to...
    Bree93 Bree93 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 9, 2013

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    I Have Severe Anxiety Problem That Is Getting Worse

     I'm suffering from extreme anxiety. It got exacerbated ever since I started school. It's been only three weeks, and already I have tons of home work. I am scared that I won't be able to solve all the problems and that I'll drop out like last year. I am scared to ask...
    bushiebushie bushiebushie 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 8, 2009

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    I attended a family gathering.

    I was prepared to go had a positive attitude,then the minute I entered I started getting nervous,just by everybody standing around,looking at me..I wanted to walk out and just leave but I was invited and didn't go alone. I was with someone but when they left me alone I felt self...
    strawberry38 strawberry38 36-40, F 2 Responses May 17

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    Happy New Years 2013

    I have always thought I had mild to moderate anxiety . It always only happened at night, for as long as I could remember. I have to sleep with heavy blackout curtains blocking out the moonlight, even as a young adult seeing the darkness outside, glimpses of the branches in the...
    instantquack instantquack 18-21, F Jan 3, 2013

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    Going Mad Or Depression??

    nearly 3 year ago i lost my brother at aged 21 to epilepsy and about a year ago i started having panic attacks before bed they lased about 45mins and then i started tellin my self im guna die so now i wont go to sleep. Recently iv been feared of eating so i havent eat for 3 days...
    deeannatee deeannatee 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2010

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    I am addicted to constantly thinking the worst of myself and making up in my mind what I want to believe to feel sorry for myself. I feel alone and am losing my battle with myself...
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    I want to cut so badly I feel like am worthless to everyone my family especial my gf feel like am just nothing at all Just wish I had someone who loves me and wants to talk to and...
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    In runs in my family they say. Depression anxiety runs in my family. So it's my destiny to be depressed. To live a broken life. To have my soul tortured. To fall part daily. To...
    bubbles1085 bubbles1085 13-15, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    On a scale of one to ten, ten being the highest, my anxiety will always remain a 3 or 4. I have chosen to not allow depression and anxiety to take one more day. So I let it come...
    sunny3875 sunny3875 36-40, F Jul 5

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    (Part one of many) This isn’t the story I wanted to write. I wanted to write a sci-fi fantasy about a female heroine who overcomes an authoritative eugenically structured...
    Maritmus Maritmus 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I had finally become happy and felt "normal." Now I just started a job Monday and it is so hard. Had to triple my klonopin so far. I want to win this battle so bad. Also, I am a...
    peggyjolleen peggyjolleen 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I have my ups and my downs but I just look ahead and think to myself do I want to continue letting this cripple me and control my life I finally started little by little to turn my...
    BrookeDuchanne16 BrookeDuchanne16 16-17, F Jul 11

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    I had my first panic attack about a year go and from there it's been a really hard struggle for me. I was diagnosed with panic disorder(anxiety) and have to take medicine or it...
    abygailjoy abygailjoy 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    All people I know who have depression and seek professional help take meds afterwards... Now I have depression and anxiety but I'm not quite diagnosed since I'm only seeing a...
    Anyuk Anyuk 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I have a major issue, basically, I want to rid myself of my emotions. I've battled depression for a two year long uphill battle, and, I'm actually winning, but, that's not my...
    Nix0 Nix0 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Every single day I wake up, wanting to be dead. Few reasons why I am still alive and kicking, I have a boyfriend, who I've been with for almost 8 months and is really the only...
    girlinwhite227 girlinwhite227 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I'm over battling depression and anxiety. It's destroying my life.
    kaileegeorgia kaileegeorgia 16-17, F Jul 1

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    I think I fight going to sleep every night because when I wake up....it is the worst feeling I have ever felt. Intense fear and pain and sadness, etc.... I am lucky to finally...
    pearl26ab pearl26ab 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    Depression is when you don’t really care about anything. Anxiety is when you care too much and over think everything. Having both is hell.
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 13

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    How do you explain to someone the face you put on everyday is not because you want to be fake but because if they say the real you, the real broken hurting you, your afraid they...
    WingedAshodel WingedAshodel 16-17, F Jul 18

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    It is such a struggle, day to day, but I keep on going as best I can. My family is a really good support network, especially my husband. I've been going to therapy for a couple...
    thetiredmama thetiredmama 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It sucks when you have depression and your heart breaks more and more and you feel like you're just falling after every time you begin to pick yourself back up again. And you just...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    That moment when you're sitting here with your heart breaking but you're trying to make it work with our boyfriend because you both love each other. And then u go on Facebook and...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F Jun 29

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    I get obsessed with good n bad habits, others are able to control without problems :(
    ipulkit ipulkit 26-30, M Jun 30

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    You'd look at this face and you'd be fooled. These days I've gotten down pact a fake smile and continued with my day. That's what I really have to do at school. Because I've told...
    girlinwhite227 girlinwhite227 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I have been living with this all my life. It sucks
    sweetheart16 sweetheart16 16-17, F Jul 2

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    Just when I thought I had it under control, and have felt in better spirits recently for the first time in years - I can feel I'm back on the slippery slide back to the dark abyss...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    A little over a year ago I lost my job. This only intensified my PTSD. I was a teacher for 18 years and my PTSD has gotten to the point where I can't handle the stress of the job...
    belael belael 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I am so depressed. I literally think about killing myself every single day of my life, but I'm too much of a coward to go through with it. I'm sick of living. I have no friends...
    blipsycat1 blipsycat1 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 11

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    I spend most day trying to ignore and from from what Ii know what I will feel if I stop.Most days are okay, but then my feelings catch up to me, and I'm left with a mind full of...
    LilacLoner222 LilacLoner222 16-17, F Jul 12

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    who doesn't at some point? I'm dealing with it, therapy, prozac, all that good stuff. But what really helps is knowing I'm loved and supported no matter what.
    Rose11231 Rose11231 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I want to recover. I really mean it this time I don't want to feel so sad all the time or just want to collapse and die when face to face with other people, I'm sick and tired of...
    BulletForMyBlackVeil BulletForMyBlackVeil 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    So lately I haven't really been feeling 100%. I know most of my other posts were really cheerful but I guess I was just trying to hide how I really felt with all that, why? I don't...
    PensiveEuphoria PensiveEuphoria 16-17, F Jul 15

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    I am so depressed. I literally think about killing myself every single day of my life, but I'm too much of a coward to go through with it. I'm sick of living. I have no friends...
    blipsycat1 blipsycat1 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 16

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    My brother abuses me and treats me terribly so do my parents and my mom thinks I hook up with multiple guys and I basically get the worst things said at home I don't have any place...
    jjeello jjeello 18-21, F Jul 20

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    This is for anyone who is feeling down. This feeling won't last forever. When you feel like this, the key is to think of the future and think positively. You may not be able to...
    MotivationalHate MotivationalHate 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am complex. I'm annoying. I'm constant. I have no change whatsoever. The only thing significant in my life is my football life. Besides that I am always the same person. I will...
    JaysGrief JaysGrief 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    Okay, so I usually cut myself with a blade from razors that you shave with but, now I just got a pencil sharpener and it took the blade out. But,when even I try to cut myself with...
    blondie4821 blondie4821 16-17, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have an uncontrollable fear of the inevitable, in other words I'm losing my mind because I know I'm going to die but I don't want to think about being a corpse and I can't...
    SteampunkAllTheWay SteampunkAllTheWay 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm just looking for some feed back or maybe I just needed to right this out to get my mind of things. I'm 17. I know I'm young. But wisdom comes from experience. Ever since I...
    littlebigkid littlebigkid 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    im going shopping tomorrow and of course im up late thinking about it I can never come home with the things I want I always come home empty handed. this is what happens while...
    idkhby idkhby 13-15, F 6 days ago

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