I Have A Life Ruined By Mental Illness

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    I have been living with Mental illness my whole

    life. People never really understand me. I have an inability to keep friends. I get really angry with life. I get paranoid all the time. I'm in high school right now and failing. I can't seem to follow the rules I always get in trouble for roaming the hallways. Everything is...
    wicked1amber wicked1amber
    70+, M
    5 Responses Feb 23, 2014

    my bipolar disorder and anxiety is ruining my

    life. i can not sustain a relationship. i usually do not even get past the initial meeting. i start to get overbearing and pushy. recently i started talking to someone who i thought understood my neediness and anxieties. for a while he was crazy for me. now hes done a 360 and...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 29, 2016

    Mental Illness Has Destroyed My Life

    Depression has destroyed my life. It has been a totally empty experience, and I must face death without having lived. Since adolescence, I have no photographs of experiences with people, no relationships, no good memories.  I can't think of anything I would have missed If I...
    diredepths diredepths
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Jun 17, 2010

    I have been diagnosed with bipolar with

    psychotic features. it has been very hard dealing with this. I have delusions and hallucinations when I am not on medicine. but I think we finally found medicine that works for me. it's a struggle day to day but I will continue fighting for my sanity until the day I die.
    kparker33 kparker33
    22-25, F
    Jan 29, 2016

    Today I was wondering.

    Why I hate loud sounds especially if it happens all at once. I can't understand why people just say to look at them when they are talking. I make no eye contact, I don't understand people's facial expressions other then a smile. My cousin even told me to stop walking weird. I...
    wicked1amber wicked1amber
    70+, M
    Feb 24, 2014
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