I Fight Depression and Social Anxiety Everyday

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    I hate to go out in public,

    especially in crowded places. I just feel like everyone is judging me because I'm overweight. It's something that I've felt ever since I was in school. I got picked on and teased all the time because I was the chubby kid that wore only jogging outfits. So this always weighs...
    brady120378 brady120378
    36-40, M
    Oct 1, 2014

    It's everyday. It either finds its way to

    disrupt my sleep or either laces it with nightmares.
    catlover96 catlover96
    18-21, F
    Aug 15, 2014

    Ur Not Alone

    iam am happy to say i am having a great day..but is there anyone out there with social anxiety?deppression,need someoone to talk to?anyone???...i have social ANXIETY?? and depression??,its soo hard to deal with,..we need to think positive and learn to love life,,iam here to be ur...
    sexylilbabie97 sexylilbabie97
    22-25, F
    Mar 30, 2012

    Day To Day Fight

    every day i have to fight with my self to go out . if i don't i will lock my self inside and not go out . i have to make myself for fear of withdrawing forever. i came from an abusive child hood and i withdrew and still fight it to this day as i write this i am having a battle in...
    mountainshark mountainshark
    36-40, M
    Sep 25, 2011

    I'm So Tired

    Every time I go out to go to school or the store I have to fight myself to go out of my room, and be seen by people. It's extremely hard to talk to people, sometimes I can't do it. I open my mouth, mouth the words, but nothing comes out. It's embarrassing and...
    Mystickitty Mystickitty
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 11, 2009

    Well, At Least I Try To Fight....

    but the truth is i don't leave the house unless i absolutely have to most of the time. i have a dog that needs walks, so i take her down a dirt road where there isn't really anybody, or i take her into town to get  to get a bottle so i can deal with people. i do have...
    juggalove juggalove
    31-35, F
    2 Responses May 5, 2010

    I Want To Be Happy!

    I was diagnosed with social anxiety, depression, and avoidant personality disorder 3 years ago; but I believe I've had social anxiety my whole life. I felt like I missed out on the whole "high school experience" because I could never communicate with others well and feared being...
    EllieRae13 EllieRae13
    18-21, F
    Jun 8, 2011

    Today.. -Today I felt like a could sit on the

    train and look up instead of pretending to play with my phone. -Today like I felt like I could walk passed people in public without thinking that they are staring at me and judging me. -Today I found the courage to join a club instead of thinking about what people would think...
    theworldasitis theworldasitis
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jul 7, 2014
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