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I Have Anxiety Problems

My Anxiety is Out of Control! 175 People

    I Have Anxiety And It's Ruining My Life. - I cannot leave my house, i cannot hang out with friends, i cannot work, cannot attend school and cannot try anything new or risky because...
    Ztraceny Ztraceny 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 4, 2011

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    Lady Bugs... - I am freaking out!! They are in my hotel room and they are on my window!! I don't like bugs they make me panic!! What the hell!! They are flying near me, and they...
    Chichi015 Chichi015 26-30, F Oct 21, 2009

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    Slowly I am dealing with my problems. I'm learning to just feel things and understand that feelings aren't real. I am not my problems. I am not my past. As strange as that sounds...
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F Jan 12

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    There's honestly not many days that go by where I don't have one or more panic attacks anymore.. It just plain sucks. I have finally started to see a therapist but haven't seen...
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    I just realized at this moment how bad my anxiety is. About 5 years ago I was diagnosed with depression and anxiety and put on medication. About 4 years ago I was taken of and I...
    chumpsandwich chumpsandwich 18-21 Dec 16, 2013

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    Hello Anxiety, Welcome To My World. - Anxiety wasn't always a problem in my life. I was generally known as someone who could keep their crap together fairly well. I achieved good...
    Elizaknows Elizaknows 18-21, F Oct 6, 2013

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    Anxiety, Angry Dads, and College Dont Mix. - I've discovered recently that I have anxiety problems, what with my first major anxiety attack a few weeks ago. I cannot describe how...
    OhDani OhDani 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 6, 2009

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    I'm having anxiety right now, I can puke anytime. My housemate's whole family come visiting and will stay for a few nights, and they ask me out for dinner together, I'm so nervous...
    bfkth bfkth 22-25, M Feb 3

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    I am slowly getting better at handling my daily anxiety! I have so much faith in myself and I am doing my best in all aspects. Trying to take care of myself the best I can, while...
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    Anxiety - When I have more time I will submit a true story to this group.  However I am learning to try to control my anxiety (tho i am not always successful).  My...
    meeksec meeksec 26-30, F Nov 19, 2008

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    My Anxiety Has Taken Me Over - My mother always used to joke when I was a kid about how I never worried about anything and how I'd never get an ulcer. I wish that never changed. I...
    lizziee23 lizziee23 26-30 2 Responses Jul 8, 2009

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    Help! - I am a recovering addict. I self medicated due to severe anxiety and depression among other things. I also would load up prior to going out in public to ease anxiety. I...
    LiveloveJ LiveloveJ 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    My family's taxes won't be completed in time for me to qualify for FASFA (spring-term)For some reason I can't attend classesMissing the busI realized my average GED score was "666...
    maezombiie maezombiie 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    The disorientation, the grieving, the aches and pains, the thoughts, this life. It's hard anxiety is destroying me making me a mere shadow of what I used to be in the long run is...
    Yeayea19 Yeayea19 18-21, M Jan 25

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    I worry about everything. It gets to the point where I worry so much that I panic. I am on medication for this, but I know without it I would be a nervous wreck.
    LokiofSassgard LokiofSassgard 22-25, F Dec 18, 2013

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    Worrying... - So I was talking to my new friend tonight.  And of course I couldn't stop applogizing every two mins. Then I started up my worrying and stressing over...
    Chichi015 Chichi015 26-30, F 5 Responses Oct 16, 2009

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    I can't stand when I am going through an anxiety attack
    Reynastaxx Reynastaxx 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Being Normal... - My friends and boyfriend keep telling me that I should stop worrying so much about all the little things that don't matter, and just relax... I wish it was that...
    Chichi015 Chichi015 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2009

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    I Hate It So Much - I hate my anxiety so much, it gets in the way of so many things. I can't sleep because of it. I'm anxious about EVERYTHING. It gets hard to breathe sometimes. I...
    TheLostPoet TheLostPoet 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9, 2011

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    Discovering I Have Anxiety. - Well I think I have GAD, and that it has gotten worse since my divorce and moving to another state. I just thought it was how I was, and that I was...
    Michellesmind Michellesmind 41-45, F Nov 12, 2009

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    I Was the Girl Who Was Always Happy -  when i was going to school i was the happyest girl,i got kicked out of school in april,now i wurrie about everythang.i moved also....so...
    mizzbarbie mizzbarbie 16-17 2 Responses Jul 18, 2009

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    Despite the anxiety I've gone through today, it ended up I mixed well with my housemate's family and they liked me a lot. We had nice Vietnamese cuisine for dinner, and fun...
    bfkth bfkth 22-25, M Feb 3

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    I've had anxiety ever since I was a child. I couldn't go anywhere without being fearful. I would work myself up, to the point where I would throw up. I was prescribed medication...
    HawaiianPunchz HawaiianPunchz 16-17, F Mar 18

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    I have anxiety attacks daily, I just freeze in place when I feel like I'm going to mess something up. I told myself I was going to over come some of my anxiety by applying for a...
    svsanch svsanch 22-25, F Mar 21

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    I have been diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder along with Major Depressive Disorder and Avoidant Personality Type as of this past month. I've had this diagnosis since...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Hi everyone. For the past several years I have been under a large amount of stress. I was told today that I have anxiety. I am guessing one led into the other. I went to the...
    lindaraeweisel lindaraeweisel 41-45 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have Anxiety Attacks, it's mostly from school though. Its so bad that its embarrassing. I remember this one time I had an exam and I didn't study what so ever because I was so...
    Meloryne Meloryne 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Do I have anxiety would be a better way to put it? I just wanted to know if anyone elses experience matches up closely with mine? I get worried about stupid things, like even...
    beccabird beccabird 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    I don't know I have anxiety or not...it's hard to tell if I have...i don't know if any other people suffer from the same as me. I can't talk to shop owners or order food in a...
    venetiaroses venetiaroses 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    The past year I have been attacked by my anxiety it is now the only constant I have. My depression was under control when this round of anxiety started doc said I need to get my...
    CaptPetemoss CaptPetemoss 41-45, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    My dream is to do interior designing course but my parents want me to do engineering. My dad is short tempered and is very typical. I just have no idea how to deal with him ! I...
    HateLife2 HateLife2 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    It's an endless cycle. It goes on and on. An ebb and flow. A sweet sanguine time of happiness abruptly cut short by the vicious churning of anxiety. Worry, worry. That's all my...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    It's late at night and of course I'm up dealing with anxiety like I always do. It's like a non stop cycle that I don't know how to deal with. I can never get rest, I'm constantly...
    megtayl0rr megtayl0rr 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    Severe anxiety runs in my family, and it has affected every part of my life, from childhood to now. I take anti-anxiety meds, exercise, meditate, and try to think positive and...
    mcicero5 mcicero5 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I hardly have any friends that do drugs plus I'm a Mormon (not really)? I think the main reason I do drugs is to battle my anxiety
    molestay molestay 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm having really bad anxiety attack today. Can't concentrate, I feel like a mental patient having my mind wander around and I can't control it. And the anxiety is so bad. Any...
    Axoxo Axoxo 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I don't think people take anxiety seriously. It is a serious disease and i think it is a major symptom of depression and other psychological diseases. Experiencing a panic attack...
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 8 Responses Mar 30

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    I don't know how to even start, especially when I'm writing to a post where people might not even reply... I guess this shows that I'm very desperate and just looking for answers...
    rebeccadb1 rebeccadb1 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    Anxiety controls most of my life, I can't think of any decision I've made where I haven't been completely worried out of my mind about what will happen. Every time I write a post I...
    Marielights Marielights 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    It's affected my life in so many ways. My confidence, my relationships... It's always been holding me back. My anxiety has completely isolated me. It prevents me from reaching...
    Michimon Michimon 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 30

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    Hi fellow anxiety sufferers, I've had anxiety for a little while now, and recently I have started a blog about this. It would mean a lot to me if you guys could check it out...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 22-25, F Apr 6

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    Yesterday was a really bad day. I was at work and just lost it. I rang my boss in tears an lost it. So embarrassing! I feel trapped when I go to work. It's so far from home and I...
    Lonesailor14 Lonesailor14 26-30, F Apr 9

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    I have really bad sports anxiety. I had in the past struggled horribly with social and school related anxiety but I beat it. A big reason is probably the anti depressants but...
    seanmike seanmike 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I had my first anxiety attack Tuesday. March 18, 2014. Worst part was that I was walking to my class across campus.
    LilRedFoxTail LilRedFoxTail 18-21, M Mar 23

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    I've been having them or feeling them come on and taken pills to stop them quite a bit recently. My job stopped giving me the hours I was getting before because we're so slow with...
    MichiganGirl420 MichiganGirl420 18-21, F Mar 25

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    I've had social anxiety since I was 13. Because of it I stopped going out and socializing with people. Now, I'm agoraphobic and can't leave my house without poppin a Xanax first. I...
    Wyoming21 Wyoming21 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 25

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    Ok so I get chest pains every now and then but my dad says its an anxiety attack. Well I just finished watching frozen and bam! Chest pains start. This time it hurts more and it...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    My anxiety is eating me up I just want to tune the world out
    Reynastaxx Reynastaxx 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I am a hair stylist in a salon. I started work in July...and I am the youngest member of the team. All of my colleagues are experienced...I just got out of beauty school at the end...
    xobrighteyesxo xobrighteyesxo 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    Ive been having issues with anxiety since i was nine. Lately its been really bad. Taking showers is really hard because it feels like i cant breathe and i feel really dirty and the...
    Ellebasor Ellebasor 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    It comes and goes. I can't tell half the time what is real stress and what is made up from my anxiety. I can't make my thoughts stop!!
    Lonesailor14 Lonesailor14 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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