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I Feel Like I'm Losing My Mind

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    Where Will We Meet Again?

    I lost my soul. I think I traded it to the devil but cannot remember what for. It is odd, though, I thought with this loss would come the end of other things. I still have compassion, maybe more now than ever. I've become a softer person who cannot deal with the very real events...
    rastagal rastagal 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 16, 2012

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    I Wish I Could Escape From My Life

    The last 2 weeks or so I have been feeling like I am slowly loosing my mind. I am a 32yr old woman with 3 children. Ages ranging from 10 to 13. I became a mother for the 1st time when I was 18yrs old. Don't get me wrong, I love my children dearly, but I wish I would have never...
    Captivatingeyes Captivatingeyes 31-35, F Oct 10, 2010

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    When You Put It All Away And Lock That Door..............

    Sometimes the pain finally breaks out of the dark room and attacks full force. All the **** that you were either too chicken, stupid, and weak to deal with. Life kicks you when you are down...and takes great pleasure in doing so. That little thing that happened years ago...
    luckypickle luckypickle 26-30 9 Responses Apr 5, 2010

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    I'm Losing My Battles On All Fronts...

    Ive already written previously about my life here on EP. I am writing this story through this group because I am losing my mind now over my problems. I feel like a zombie when I'm awake, i just don't feel like doing anything, cant study, cant eat, cant function. I have no...
    lonelya lonelya 22-25, M Mar 14, 2010

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    Losing My Mind

    Losing my mind,Feels familiar,Not again,been here before,Hate it,this time,I'm pullin' up my socks,Before it's too late,No more,Digging me out.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 2, 2012

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    I Already Have

    I'm completely off the rails... I think. I don't know if I truly am insane or just an over thinking, overly curious, and confused teen. I find my mind...in the middle of nowhere with everything. It's so strange, I am, but....I've always been like this. When I was a little girl I...
    stellastarz420 stellastarz420 13-15, F Jul 21, 2012

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    Cure My Thoughts Please

    I think about so much my mind never seems to stop. I always constantly think about the worst that could happen or always punishing myself with thoughts that don't make sense. No matter how hard i try i cant seem to stop im going crazy. Im so afraid to one day lose my mind. I don...
    Torishu Torishu 22-25, F 13 Responses Mar 10, 2011

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    Goodbye, Sanity.

    Dec. 11, 2010 Gah, last night and tonight, I think I'm losing it. My mind's flitting all around, won't stop. Feel like something big and exciting and awesome is about to happen; and that when it doesn't, I'll snap. My body's all fidgety and I can't decide if the energy is...
    InvariableAlteration InvariableAlteration 22-25, F 7 Responses Dec 11, 2010

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    Feeling Emotionally Torn

      I just lost my fetus in April-May (miscarriage and D and E). I know that it's probably just my hormones but I feel like I'm going insane. I start crying about nearly everything and get mad about the rest. I wanted to swaddle a my sons teddy bear and couldn't stop crying...
    luckypickle luckypickle 26-30 31 Responses Jun 12, 2009

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    Self Brain Surgery

    I have brain damage. Nerve damage. Temporal and possibly frontal lobe, perhaps amygdala. I won't know the last two for sure until I can get into a neurologist. My life has been pure stress, even while in the womb. My mother had ECT/drugs administered during her preganacy with me...
    bitterdregs bitterdregs 46-50, F 4 Responses Sep 27, 2009

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    Uncontrolled Inertia

    Flying sideways as always the internal monologue pulls and twists me in that particular perpendicular shifting sly direction continuously, incessantly, forever along until oblivion. Until the day of retibution like in King's the Stand. I am like that pupeteered woman in the grip...
    realitycheck5 realitycheck5 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 14, 2011

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    The Moment When I Feel Most Unhinged....

    so im having a wobbly evening, farming some scars as i like to call self harm, and then i decide that instead of chipping away at the frustration, i should just cut it off from the source. i trace i little ghost-line on the wrist to be sure and psyche myself up.dont want to be a...
    deepestbolgia deepestbolgia 22-25, M Feb 20, 2013

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    So Where Do I Start?

      A few days ago I wanted to kill myself. I didn't od but cut more than I ever had. I felt weak and ashamed. I still do. Crap I can't get my thoughts in order.   I'm lost two cats to poisonings. They both died. My familiar Cinder died yesterday. I had him since he was...
    luckypickle luckypickle 26-30 28 Responses Oct 8, 2009

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    Losing All Grip On My Mind

    Lately I feel totally crazy..... I hate the life I have, I seek to change it. only to be pulled back in by the husband.....I want a  relationship, but I don't want to be tied down....I want to be free... I sometimes I feel like  am alone on the sea... waves tossing me around...
    Oz643 Oz643 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 15, 2012

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    I Can't Just Sit With Myself

    I go to school, I work 30 hours a week, technically I'm doing okay for myself. Every day I wonder what the point of all this is, and how much I wish that none of it was really happening. I want to slip into a coma and forget about it, but every day I still wake up...
    arnoldisabstract arnoldisabstract 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 8, 2009

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    Humanity: All Faith Is Lost

    Most kids say they can't wait until they are older to have the experience of adults, I was once one of these kids too. I was hopeful and excited for the future thinking it had so much to bring. I shiver at the words "life is what you make it" because its what I based all my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 26, 2013

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    I Have To Vent This Out.

        It all started when he was 6 days old. He had his first two small seizures. By the next day they got worse.     I used to dream about having my child....the midnight wake ups. The lack of sleep. The cuddles..watching him do all those little...
    luckypickle luckypickle 26-30 28 Responses Jan 3, 2010

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    I Know He's Trying

    I've lost all interest in physical contact. Lately I don't even want to be hugged let alone have sex. I know my hubby is trying to understand but he takes it personally when I tell him I need to be alone. He'll follow me into the room yelling "what did I do wrong". Well...
    luckypickle luckypickle 26-30 4 Responses Jun 28, 2009

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    I Can See It

    I am waiting to be put away. I don't feel life or happiness. I am always tired and upset and jealous of what I don't have and...I just cannot explain it out loud. My mind...I am misplacing my true head here. I feel so alone...and I know that is so lame to say because I have so...
    SunkinLies SunkinLies 18-21, T Oct 1, 2012

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    Slanted Mind Unedited Thoughts

    I feel better, but other factors are contributing, and it is momentary when I fall into these hard spots of despair, it's like I'm walking along, or just existing, and things close in a little and I feel a little more alone and it's alright though, that’s where I usually veer...
    NoeticGhost NoeticGhost 18-21 2 Responses Apr 26, 2012

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    I am quiet most times

    but an extrovert when i have to be but lately I just really cant focus. I have no stability anymore..im struggling and constantly having battles with myself..sometimes i find myself making a big thing out of nothing, from thoughts that didnt even happen in reality! -.- i dont...
    Islandkween Islandkween 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    Thinking About What He Did To Me And The Truthe As To Why................

    I feel like I'm losing my mind because I can't stop thinking about my spouses' infedelity and pretty much living a double life! The fact that he also made a family with someone else is F****D up also. Does anyone understand why would you ruin a good thing? Especially when I...
    justicia justicia 36-40, F 18 Responses Oct 9, 2009

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    Life Kicks You When You're Down.

    This year has been hell. And things slowly build until they have NOWHERE else to go. First off....my son...no answers..no reason...same problems. *sighs* Then losing the twins at 17 weeks. We had names picked out..we started getting clothes and bottles. Then the D&E...
    luckypickle luckypickle 26-30 32 Responses Nov 19, 2009

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    Deteriorating Mind

    Ok well you know I don't know where to begin, so I guess Ill just talk you know. I like to talk haha. In the last semester of 11th grade, I have gone from an A's and B's student to a D's and F's student. And its not like I'm an idiot or anything. Well I am, but not in that way. I...
    Elderspirit Elderspirit 16-17, M 1 Response May 17, 2012

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    I'm lost. I'm almost 20 now.

    I read a degree, but not anymore. It was not my cup of tea. I didn't have close friends. All are fake. I don't have anyone to share my feelings. All the time I'm trying to be nice. Few days I was happy because someone had a crush on me, but I was stupid. I didn't understand...
    BRG8 BRG8 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    Too Much Going On

    Things that have happened in the last two weeks: 1) Persistent stomach-flu like symptoms but that went away two weeks ago 2) Finding out I can't abstract-think 3) Finding out that my AP Art class requires me to abstract think a lot and that I can't do half the assignments...
    chococat159 chococat159 18-21 Jan 12, 2012

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    For A Split Second

    Sometimes for a while I feel like I'm about to lose control My heart begins to pound My head begins to spin I'm overwhelmed with my emotions My body starts to tremble My eyes begin to blur I can no longer breath soundly As I clasp on to keep hold of sanity Then suddenly I crash...
    Carly1992 Carly1992 18-21, F Sep 19, 2013

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    I Genuinely Believe That Without Help, My Mind May Crack.

    Hello there, fellow sufferers of mental disorders, This will be a long story, I'm afraid but I seriously need to get all of these factors off my chest and I would appreciate it if you read the events in their entirety. Let me begin by stating that I had a perfectly stereotypical...
    DubVolatile DubVolatile 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 20, 2012

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    ...

    I actually feel like my life is worthless.... I'm never going to get anywhere in life when I feel like I'm losing my mind :( head is spinning in circles •_•
    Carly1992 Carly1992 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 15, 2013

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    Why these straight boys can't leave me alone.

    .??? Don't they have beautiful girlfriends?I mean if they are really straight??? I'm scared of attaching emotionally with someone... At last it hurts a lot... Why these straight boys can't mind their own business !!
    BRG8 BRG8 18-21, M May 6

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    My Mind Is A Mess

    hi im male 43 British yes i am a loner i have no job i live with my Mother and her Partner. i stay in my room most of the time but i am starting to crack up and go mad. I dont have a girlfriend(never had a proper girlfriend)technically im still a Virgin.apart from hookers and...
    defoekeane defoekeane 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 1, 2013

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    Allowance

    On the wing of an angel, I did fly. Off I fell, almost dropped through to hell. Now attempt to fit together the pieces, While trying to blend with the species. Not at all like them, I now feel the alien. Human or not, on this Earth I shall rot. Puzzle incomplete, don't know...
    rastagal rastagal 31-35, F Oct 18, 2012

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    I Try Not To Think Of It As "losing" Anything...more Like....

    It's more like i am gaining more knowledge and also consider that not everything is as it seems or is claimed to be.....there is soo much information that the world doesn't have or we have yet to even grasp...at least that's how i feel about it... the feeling of "losing" your...
    papasmerf21 papasmerf21 22-25, M Jan 13, 2012

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    I Think I Belong In A Mental Hospital!!

    I don't know whats wrong with me....I see things and hear things that aren't really there.......I'm on meds but still I see them and hear them whispering to me telling me I'll never succede in anything....telling me to come to them....to end it all.....I don't know what to do...
    LauraStorm LauraStorm 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 3, 2011

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    I Just Want to Scream....to................................

    I don't know what I want to do. Okay so that's a lie. I want to and I feel I shouldn't. Right now I can't think straight and feel like crying. I feel like cutting. I feel like screaming. I want to laugh and am truly trying. But the smiles are all false right now. My heart is...
    luckypickle luckypickle 26-30 Aug 1, 2009

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    Just Another Phase?

    I don't understand it...I thought I was getting better....I thought I could control it. I used to feel my moods swings coming and could at least try to stop them. But lately...well....I don't know..it's like they hit me like a big ******* truck. I don't want to eat anymore. I...
    luckypickle luckypickle 26-30 7 Responses Sep 14, 2009

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    For The First Time In A Long Time.....

    I am not sure if I am screaming for help....or doing my damndest to shove everyone away. I always try to the be one that will listen and help out. I try to be that shoulder. But what a ******* fake I turned out to be. How can I help others when I haven't figured out how to help...
    luckypickle luckypickle 26-30 4 Responses Jul 15, 2010

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    What'S Crazy Anyway?

    Used to be that I thought of crazy people as those who pose an actual physical threat to either themselves or others. Like some crazy homeless people who yelled at me just for making eye contact. Which reminded me of the movie K-Pax, in which not even looking at homeless people...
    InvoluntaryLoner InvoluntaryLoner 26-30, M May 2, 2013

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    I feel like I'm losing it I mean like I can't

    focus on any thing seeing and thinking voices will go muffled from time to time more frequently as the days pass my mind it wanders to strang thought that arnt mien I start to see 2 to 3 of one thing I am having trouble feeling pain or any thing really please HELP ME!?
    Shadow500 Shadow500 18-21, M 1 Response May 21

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    Numb Again.

    I don't understand it, for the past eight hours I could not stop crying, I could not stop the strong urges to end my life, and I could not stop the feeling of myself falling apart. I tried everything that normally worked, I just couldn't get myself to smile or even stop crying...
    SkinnyThoughtsAndRedLipstick SkinnyThoughtsAndRedLipstick 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 30, 2013

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    All The Time...

    Ever feel like your brain is just...numb? Like, no matter how much you try to wrap your head around certain ideas and things, you just can't, it almost hurts to sometimes. And then you're told, "It's a phase, it's teenage hormones..." Well, maybe it's nothing hormones, maybe I...
    Owlchan101 Owlchan101 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 4, 2012

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    Paint It Black

    "Paint It Black" I see a red door and I want it painted black No colors anymore I want them to turn black I see the girls walk by dressed in their summer clothes I have to turn my head until my darkness goes I see a line of cars and they're all painted black With flowers and my...
    TheCaliforniaKid TheCaliforniaKid 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 5, 2013

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    I don't know what it is,

    I seem to be losing my empathy, I switch between moods so quickly its scares me never mind other people. I get hopelessly attached to something for while but can never commit for a long time, I struggle to find the meaning in stuff or understand consequences for my actions. It...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 18, 2013

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    Sometimes, I Dont Feel Myself.

    He sat there wanting to be up there. Up high. To feel free, or to feel even at all. The cars blared past him like he wasn’t even there. In his mind he wasn’t. He was up there, in the clouds. So vividly he could feel it. He shut his eyes and tried to forget the world...
    DimeShip DimeShip 16-17, M 3 Responses Sep 28, 2009

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    For A Split Second

    Sometimes for a while I feel like I'm about to lose control My heart begins to pound My head begins to spin I'm overwhelmed with my emotions My body starts to tremble My eyes begin to blur I can no longer breath soundly As I clasp on to keep hold of sanity Then suddenly I crash...
    Carly1992 Carly1992 18-21, F Sep 19, 2013

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    I'm walking a tightrope.

    But I lose my balance. I fall. I'm in a high rise building in New York, it's dark, I see the stars outside through a wall of smashed window. I lie in the red glass and feel a gentle breeze. I feel at rest. I lie down but stand up, I run but walk, I sprint but jog... Everything...
    Ummmmidk Ummmmidk 16-17, F Dec 5, 2013

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    Insane Emotions Getting Into Insane Thoughts

    For a long time I've had problems with my emotions and thought that what I feel is not normal. I am getting very nervous and uneasy around people and generally cannot feel joy from anything. As bad as I thought I had it because of my inability to connect with people, share my...
    damnthislife damnthislife 26-30 2 Responses Jan 12, 2012

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    "there's Someone In My Head, But It's Not Me"

    'Brain Damage', Pink Floyd. Scarily accurate. Who are you anyway, ******? Yes, you. The one who needs pills to stay together. The one who never goes to bed before 3am. The one who takes five hours just to do fifteen minutes of work. The one who hates and fears his family and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 5, 2010

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    The last 48 hours have been the hardest I have

    had to deal with and I finally thought all my hard times were all done with! Yet the hardest is still to come!! My boyfriend is being sentenced on 20th may and is looking at 2-3 years! I feel I've let myself down and almost him too! Why didn't he listen to me more?? I am law...
    oneday2015 oneday2015 26-30, F 1 Response May 2

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    Something's Not Right.

    I keep forgetting things.  Two nights ago I forgot to turn off the green beans.  Last night I forgot to turn off the oven after making cookies.  Neither thing was discovered until many hours later.  I notice this in my typing too, and texting.  I...
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 1, 2010

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    I LOVE THAT SONG!!!!!

    OUTTA MY MIND BY B. O. B. FT. NICKI MINAJ!!!!!!!! MISTLY BECAUSE NICKI MINAJ IS IN IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Samcoyou Samcoyou 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 17

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