I Have a Disorder

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 457 People

    Not too long ago, I was diagnosed with chronic

    Bipolar disorder. It's scary even though I have seen someone about a Psychiatrist, my first time and I have my appointment soon. Honestly, I'm more scared of the "scars" that this episode left behind. I really don't want to have to put my plans of putting myself out there on...
    WarriorsHeart WarriorsHeart
    22-25, M
    May 8, 2015

    I have moderate opositional defiant disorder.

    ...... It's safe to say I get in a lot of trouble at school.......
    Munchkiness114 Munchkiness114
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 25, 2015

    I have Female Orgasmic Disorder.

    I don't have *******. My therapist at the time tried everything to help me but nothing worked. It sucks so much. I've never had a ****** but hopefully one day I will know and enjoy the feeling
    ReeseThompson0424 ReeseThompson0424
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 14, 2014

    Many

     I have many disorders. But I don't let them get in between my life. i can't do that. Its better to keep the disorders away from normal life. So I can live my life normal just like everyone else. And I'm doing just that. And I'm glad I am doing so much better then before...
    XLunaXLovegoodX XLunaXLovegoodX
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 12, 2008

    I had an eating disorder

    when I was younger, and the truth about these things is, they never really go away. And I think I'm having a relapse
    juliaangell juliaangell
    16-17, F
    Mar 15, 2014

    Just Found Out I Have Adult Add

    And it had answered SOOO many questions for me!  I've honestly thought I was going crazy & couldn't get anyone to understand what I was going thru the last few years, but I went for a neurophych test & just found out that I have very SEVERE Adult ADD.  I'm not...
    ManhattanAtHeart ManhattanAtHeart
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Nov 20, 2009

    I'm battling an eating disorder

    and it's just not going well. It's hard to believe I could ever live without ED. It's constantly there and I don't know how I could shake it off. It's gone too far, even my definition of succes gets set by ED.
    enzedanst enzedanst
    22-25, F
    Mar 22, 2014
    647821097bbnmhb 647821097bbnmhb
    18-21, F
    Mar 18, 2014
    aeinhardt aeinhardt
    18-21, M
    Jul 4, 2015

    I visit my psychiatrist,

    every now and then. I think it’s classy… sitting in a chair and talking about myself psychologically. He writes on his clipboard, taking notes that stand out from the conversations we’ve had. There are meaningful conclusions to all this confusion and questions that are...
    Jakalope Jakalope
    18-21, M
    Mar 19, 2015

    Some days are a lot to handle,

    almost too much. I have been in such a good path, I have come so far in fighting this, I don't want to have these days anymore.
    redwolfmoon redwolfmoon
    22-25, M
    Dec 30, 2014
    kailynferg kailynferg
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 8, 2015

    I'm very confused about this.

    .. but I may have bipolar depression. or depersonalized disorder? still not sure of the accurate names but.. I might have these.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 28, 2015

    i think i have a disorder

    or some disease. i feel like im thinking constantly and cant think. sometimes i think im depressed. i tend to not look people in the eye... sometimes i feel like something is after me. sometimes i see things that arent really there or i think i c them... or maybe im just tired...
    bubbles543 bubbles543
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 3, 2014

    I have talked about my AAT deficiency before,

    but didn't really explain it completely. Mostly because I didn't understand completely. I was told my entire life that this wouldn't harm me, it would just make it easier for my liver or lungs to become sick, not to smoke cigarettes or drink. I was told this because doctors didn...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 4, 2015

    I Have Dermatillomania

    It's an obsessive-compulsive disorder and it's simply put - skin picking. And everyone picks their skin one time or another. So I didn't even know I had a disorder until last night when I realized I spent 2h plucking hair (not scalp hair) with tweezers. And I thought I have a bad...
    insanitycuresboredom insanitycuresboredom
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 19, 2012

    I Am Me

    Knowing who I am does that make you love me less When you finally opened your eyes and noticed the pain in my eyes I try to hide so bravely When you no longer just noticed my smile but saw the suffering behind my smile Do you love me just the same when you look into my heart and...
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch
    41-45, F
    Dec 23, 2012

    Hypothyroidism

    And finally, after two years, I think I've started to really get it under control.  :)  Yay!
    mj915 mj915
    31-35, F
    Jan 14, 2008

    I have alpha 1 anti-trypsin deficiency.

    It affects my liver and lungs. I can't smoke(cigarettes) or drink or have acetaminophen, but none of these are all that bad. I was told I could never do sports, but that was proven wrong. So really, I am just missing out on the party substances. I am totally ok with it ^.^
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 20, 2015

    Like so many, I suffer from depression and am usually on medication for that, except that now I am pregnant and had to stop taking the meds.  This has worsened my other condition, compulsive eating disorder so am struggling a bit at the moment! lol.  How I would...
    Danika Danika
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 13, 2008

    My Disorder

    I have Attention-deficit Disorder. If no one knows what that means is I can't concentrate on one thing. I have to do alot of stuff to keep myself busy so I don't get distracted anymore than I do already.
    deathpreventer deathpreventer
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 20, 2012

    I have bipolar disorder

    and bulimia. I've struggled with an eating disorder since I was 16, and I'm almost 24 now. I was diagnosed with bipolar when I was 18, and I've been trying to figure out who I am ever since.
    bripolar bripolar
    22-25, F
    Mar 17, 2014

    what ?????

     I dont go by them(dis-orders and diagnosises) but put it this way 85% of the world is undiagnosid(meaning they have a disorder but they dont know it yet lol right) or has a disorder so basically were all crazy please really dont believe what they tell you go with your...
    PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 5, 2011

    Actually

    I have a lot of disorders. I have generalized anxiety disorder, I have panic disorder, I have bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, Temporomandibular joint disorder, spinal stenosis, and Irritable bowel disorder.
    Warmthoughtsofyou04 Warmthoughtsofyou04
    26-30, F
    4 Responses May 24, 2008

    Hey guys seeing as this app is shutting down I

    thought how about we follow each other on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook? Kik- rachelx2002 Twitter- @beautgraveyard / @raubrey8 (I have 2 accounts Instagram- raubrey8 Facebook - https://m.facebook.com/rachelann.aubrey?fref=nf
    Raubrey8 Raubrey8
    16-17, F
    Mar 24

    Depersonalization

    I have depersonalization,i would like to know  has anyone who has this condition experienced no taste!ThanksBcaz
    bcaz bcaz
    36-40
    Jun 5, 2011

    Just Feel Like Listing

    anybody have these in common? Ulcerative Colitis Irritable Bowel Syndrome Seberia-not really a disorder but wtf Bruxism some other skin thing... take lexapro slightly anemic slight heart palpitations when blood pressure high thin tooth enamel=fillings ALL the F'in Time...
    kasey kasey
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Oct 24, 2007

    Volunteers Needed For A Research Study On Self Injury

    Share your experience- Help increase understanding about self-injury! Have you intentionally cut yourself in the last 30 days? We invite you to share your experience by participating in a short online study. The purpose of this research is to examine health factors related to...
    ODUResearcher ODUResearcher
    26-30, F
    May 21, 2012

    I'm bipolar. Sometimes I can control it.

    .. Sometimes I can't. It can get out of hand in just a matter of seconds and I can start having panic attacks where I shut down and don't talk to anyone for hours on end; just closing my eyes hoping that eventually it'll end.
    SierraJay SierraJay
    16-17, M
    Nov 19, 2015

    Actually I'm Not Sure If D...

    Actually i'm not sure if depression is a disorder or not i guess it must be because i was told i fall under the Americans With Disabilities Act now
    ihaveanameitsrick ihaveanameitsrick
    46-50, M
    Jan 14, 2008

    Trichophagia

    I've been hesitant on facing the fact that I have a problem. I pick at my hair and eat it. It started about six months ago. And i personally have no idea what to do. It started with my just playing with my hair, and running my fingers through it to get out all the loose hairs due...
    xDRcx xDRcx
    18-21
    Sep 30, 2011

    Only Two, But Sometimes It Seems Like More

    I have two mental disorders. Obsessive-compulsive disorder is the first. I've had it since I was old enough to process information intelligently. My parents tell stories of when I was two I'd compulsively line up my toys, put them into groups, organize my things, and be upset...
    chococat159 chococat159
    18-21
    2 Responses May 22, 2011

    Mine Get In The Way

    I hate the fact that mine get In The way if everyday things. I don't like the fact that most times I don't even know what I am doing and end up ******* people off with out knowing what I did.
    BrattyAngel BrattyAngel
    36-40, F
    Nov 24, 2013

    Eating Hair

    When i was 16 years old i started gainning a very bad habit when i was pregnant..for osme reason i craved my hair and i would chew it in little pieces and eat it.....months later inoticed i started loosing my hair and  my sotmach get bigger  theni couldnt eat food or...
    stephanie05 stephanie05
    16-17, F
    41 Responses Sep 13, 2006

    Trichophagia?

    I'm only 14 years old at the moment but bout to be 15...for like 2 years now I've been chewing/eating my hair and I'm worried.I never told my parents cuz they might think I'm joking but I'm not and I don't tell my friends cuz they might think I'm a weirdo. Lately I'm tummy have...
    Lylyon Lylyon
    13-15
    Apr 10, 2012

    Not Just One

    i have many disorders and they all suck. i dont take any medicine anymore and its really hard i have anxiety bi polar disorder borderline personality disorder, depression , ADD, OCD, anger problems, like i said i have alot of disorders. and people make fun of me, and i lose...
    apml apml
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 16, 2012

    A Growing List ...

    RSD, bursitis, arthritis, depression, etc. please read my stories under, "RSD and all it's glory," "better living via chemistry" as well as "the itis" ... it might not be much of one ... BUT it IS a life!  i'm learning how to enjoy it more and...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 25, 2007

    From The Abuse As A Child And Adult These Are My Disorders And Learning Disabilities

    i get social security disability because i have low thinking capacety and depression. which came from the childhood trauma. i got adult ADD because of what the wisconsin doctors did to me while i was in labor thats another story i wrote on ep go read it. i got tested for ADHD...
    AppleCherry2013 AppleCherry2013
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jan 25, 2013

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    18-21, F
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    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 19
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    TightnShady TightnShady
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 17
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    Dbaird73 Dbaird73
    41-45, F
    Apr 17
    I've felt with the constant ups and downs for as long as I can remember. I used to think it was just hormones when I was growing up, I wanted it to be hormones. in my 3rd year of...
    wanderlustxxx0 wanderlustxxx0
    18-21, F
    Apr 14
    I battle with depression,OCD,Anxiety and SPD (Schizotypal Personality Disorder). I had some hallucinations too. Having mental disorders is a very sad thing,i wish i was normal :(
    Batwoman1968 Batwoman1968
    18-21, F
    Apr 14
    Hey there! i have this disorder since i was 13. I started to have a strange behaviour and weird thoughts. My obsession with death and sick things got worse,i don't think it's a...
    Batwoman1968 Batwoman1968
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 14
    At Age 12, I started skipping maybe 1-3 lunch breaks a week. It was innocuous. At 14, when I skipped lunch daily, it stooped being innocuous. When I start feeling like I needed to...
    AsYetNameless AsYetNameless
    13-15, T
    Apr 14
    A year ago I attempted suicide for the first time. I don't remember exactly what the reason was at the time but it had to do with my parents and my life being screwed up in the...
    abby3333333 abby3333333
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 13
    After 2 years of being absolutely fine, I have relapsed into my old ways, don't even recognise myself anymore.
    breakersflow breakersflow
    18-21, F
    Apr 13
    Folks, I've been suffering from this disorder since I was a teenager. I'm 46 now. I'm currently in remission. Here's my regimen: no nightshades, animal products, chocolate...
    jenn25601 jenn25601
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    After years of deleting my profile and moving on from this site convincing myself I didnt need it anymore, here I am in the same group that got me started. I'm glad to see this...
    livefree93 livefree93
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 10
    I have anorexia and I'm trying to recover, but it's so hard. For every small step I take forward, I seem to have a bigger setback after that undoes my progress. I want to get...
    Silent711 Silent711
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    wolftherianGrace wolftherianGrace
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Apr 8
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    Indigo27 Indigo27
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 8
    I'm new to this page. My doctor suggested I try and find an online support group. So here I am. Is there anyone here who has been diagnosed with Body Dysmorphic Disorder, An Eating...
    LoopsieLou LoopsieLou
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    Apr 7
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