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I Battle With Extreme Anxiety

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    I ruins my life, it seems like no one

    understands and no one is able to calm me down. That's not their fault of course, but I just can't help but think what my life would be without it.
    tianakate tianakate 16-17, F Sep 3

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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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    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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    My anxiety continues to be a terrible

    inconvenience. When I try to work through problems, I end up having mental breakdowns, and panic attacks. I laugh, and laugh, and laugh, until I'm sick. I have a constant buzz of anxiety in me. I can't relax. My therapist doesn't help very much, and neither does the medication I...
    WhatWasMissing WhatWasMissing 13-15, F a week ago

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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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    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 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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    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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    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...
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 4 Responses May 17

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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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    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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    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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    The battle still rages, both depression and anxiety allied themselves to fight what still remains of who I am. I am in no position to give up however I am weak, I am broken.
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    This is kind of a downer for my first EP post, but yeah. I've had issues with depression since I was a little kid. I remember being in primary school and just feeling so oddly...
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    First of all.. How old are you? 2nd have you talked to your dr? Meds can help you.. If you use them right. 3rd anxiety is no fun. I deal with it too. I have been battling...
    InspireMeZilly InspireMeZilly 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's funny, I've lost 25 pounds over the past year, I have legitimate thoughts of suicide every day, I inflict pain on myself, I have no drive to get anything done, I hardly eat, I...
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    I need help, i cant breath sometimes my anxiety gets too bad, i get so overwhelmed by everything. And im not happy. I am just upset all the time, and i need help but I cant tell my...
    neverweather neverweather 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    I am starting to not like meeting new people. Every person ends up not being okay. Everyone has their own battles,whether they are the same as mine or different or worse. I feel...
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    I am starting to not like meeting new people. Every person ends up not being okay. Everyone has their own battles,whether they are the same as mine or different or worse. I feel...
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    I am starting to not like meeting new people. Every person ends up not being okay. Everyone has their own battles,whether they are the same as mine or different or worse. I feel...
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    Why does everything have to be a battle? I wish I could just curl up, and never have to look at the world again. I wish i could go back the times i dont remember.
    YouAreNotYourSkin YouAreNotYourSkin 16-17, F Oct 8

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    I'm so tired of faking a smile. Of trying ito start the conversation when I'm socializing. All I want to do is go home lay in bed and cry.. but I can't even cry anymore. There are...
    somegirl117 somegirl117 18-21 1 Response Oct 11

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    I have anxiety and depression. It's like having a cage open but too scared to leave. Darkness everywhere. Relief in blood and scars.
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    As I return home, I been pondering... Should I do it this weekend. Just end it all... I still can't find happiness... Human beings need to be happy, need to feel like they have a...
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    Need some advice...... I was diagnosed about 4 months ago. since then i completely rearanged my life to try to lighten the load so i could begin dealing with things i avoided for...
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    I met this guy at school but we never talked a lot. When he left for Canada we became close friends. We used to text all the day and talk for hours. When he came back we met,we...
    kitkat1612 kitkat1612 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 12

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    Last night at a family outing to an Enchanted Forest, I had at least three major panic attacks because of the huge crowds of people and loud music. I was told to suck it up...
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    Hello there. Ok well I'm depressed and have generalized anxiety disorder as well. I've tried to go the natural route and I am doing therapy but I need some intervention. All of the...
    Jessilily Jessilily 22-25, F Oct 16

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    Depression and anxiety set in worse than ever before I almost committed suicide 3 times but I was lucky enough that I had my cousin with me on the 4th. I almost forgot that if died...
    ladyyukihime ladyyukihime 18-21, F Oct 16

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    We all have a strong desire to succeed in something. We all want to strive for perfection but only some achieve it. We all want happiness and to feel it all the time but that can...
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    We all have a strong desire to succeed in something. We all want to strive for perfection but only some achieve it. We all want happiness and to feel it all the time but that can...
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    Grace12345345 Grace12345345 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I have been battling depression for years for circumstances I care not to share. Anxiety is not my friend but I thank god it's not something I have to deal with all the time. It's...
    InspireMeZilly InspireMeZilly 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have been battling depression for years for circumstances I care not to share. Anxiety is not my friend but I thank god it's not something I have to deal with all the time. It's...
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    Hi, I really need your advice because I'm a bit confused and rattled. I was with my boyfriend for about 6 months when we first met everything was great, we laughed so much and had...
    Rainrebel Rainrebel 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My husband and I had a fight about sex again...He said that he is moving out now. I'm in such a bad place right now. I never thought that he would do this!! He's looking for places...
    AriaShakti AriaShakti 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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