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I Have Anxiety Problems

My Anxiety is Out of Control! 528 People

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    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 loved concerts and shows but would flip out and have to leave if I wasn't high. So when I came into recovery, I...
    LiveloveJ LiveloveJ 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    ok so Im 13 and i have these bad anxiety

    problems to stop it i pull my hair out and I can't help it so message or respond to me some thing that u might think tht will help. me
    mags85312 mags85312 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 2, 2014

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    I think i may have anxiety.

    I try telling my mum why i cry most nights and why I hide from people. I try to tell her what's bothering me but it ends out to be an argument. Everything in this house ends up in some kind of argument. I'm pretty sick of it. I get hardly any sleep, I have negetive thinking...
    Froz3nInTime Froz3nInTime 13-15, F Oct 22, 2014

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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 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2013

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    It crazy, ima at that point where,

    I can be siting there acting normal, but on the inside my soul is having a damn seizure, and my heart will explode. And nobody around would know.
    natethecreator natethecreator 18-21, M Jan 1

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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. Actions are not the only thing a person is. People tend to forget that. Why people do things should also be considered. So I should...
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F Jan 12, 2014

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    Years of such emotion abuse resulting in me not

    even being able to celebrate my own birthday. Add 3 of my pets dying on or a day or two around my birthday in the last 5 years. pets that I had for over half my life too.Long story short, what is breaking me down is 3 years ago, I watched my cat die in my arms, I had had him...
    ellequence ellequence 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 28, 2014

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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 remember my first anxiety attack, I was 20 and a junior in college. I had just lost my viriginty and thought I was pregnant. My...
    lizziee23 lizziee23 26-30 2 Responses Jul 8, 2009

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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 living my busy life! Anyone have good tips on relieving their anxiety? I have found deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, yoga poses...
    faithhopelove13 faithhopelove13 18-21 Jan 23, 2014

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    Over the years the thought of having sex with

    my husband causes me major anxiety. I know what you immediately conclude, that I don't love him or that I don't enjoy it. But honestly, it's neither. Our marriage is pretty lousy in general, and if you ask me it's because we no longer are emotionally close, barely friends. And...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2014

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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 i dont see my friends as much.Its getting so bad i dont want to leave me house  
    mizzbarbie mizzbarbie 16-17 2 Responses Jul 18, 2009

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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" and I freaked outAfraid that people don't like meAfraid that I'm being annoyingAfraid my voice sounds obnoxiousI'm losing my ability to spell...
    maezombiie maezombiie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 6, 2014

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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 easy. If it was I wouldn't have the problems that I do.  I worry so much about so many things lately that my head...
    Chichi015 Chichi015 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2009

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    i hate this feeling..

    like i am hollow and empty but there is a monster sewed into my skin that is screaming and crying and squeezing my throat. i want to choke, throw up, or just feel nothing. now when i feel this way, all i want is to drown this evil monster in alcohol. alcohol will zap the...
    daydreamer27 daydreamer27 16-17, F Feb 18

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    so, i have problems with Anxiety.

    and right now, it's a problem. I hate having Anxiety, specially now that it has gotten worse but not frequent. Today[12-15-2014] I got medication for my anxiety. I have a more generalized type so it's not often enough to disrupt anything. but the severity of each attack...
    StopxLaughingxSammy StopxLaughingxSammy 22-25 Dec 16, 2014

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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 are getting in the window somehow. I don't want to be here anymore!! AHHH!
    Chichi015 Chichi015 26-30, F Oct 21, 2009

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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 results yet. I have Xanax to take as needed, but I try not to take it unless I'm in dire need. I've tried breathing, yoga, exercise...
    faithhopelove13 faithhopelove13 18-21 1 Response Jan 21, 2014

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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 grades, was a well behaved kid, so on, so on. Usually people don't suspect someone like that to be so anxious inside that it's slowly...
    Elizaknows Elizaknows 18-21, F Oct 6, 2013

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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've been alright up until about six months ago. I just realized every day I get so nervous about everything. It's a struggle to go to work, it...
    chumpsandwich chumpsandwich 18-21 Dec 16, 2013

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    Is there anybody who has dealt with big anxiety

    before and knows how to get rid of it or any techniques that would help me deal with it? My anxiety acts up when I have to go to the grocery store!! It's ridiculous!! I don't know what I'm so anxious about! (Deep breathing does not work) Any tips or advice? Please!!
    brybommie brybommie 16-17, F 5 Responses Sep 23, 2014

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    It's not super bad but sometimes

    when I'm worried or scared I'll bite at the skin around my nails. I've broken the skin before and now my fingers are covered in scars. They're kind of weird shaped too because of me biting indents into them when I'm really scared or worried. Let's just say I carry band aids in...
    MaximumAri MaximumAri 13-15, F Jan 26

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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 acupuncture session at home after dinner. And not forgetting to mention, baby Charles is so cute. Anxiety could feel so real and disappoint you at...
    bfkth bfkth 26-30, M Feb 3, 2014

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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 stuff. And he caught me.. He kept telling me to stop. And to stop putting myself down, and stop saying I'm sorry. ...
    Chichi015 Chichi015 26-30, F 5 Responses Oct 16, 2009

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    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: I have anxiety. It's completely ruined my life. I have anxiety all day, everyday. i have a complete feeling a dread 24 hours a day...
    Ztraceny Ztraceny 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 4, 2011

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    I was in pe on Monday

    and I always feel really awkward in pe because I'm limited to what I can do due to disability and I don't do much because I get laughed at fake how I walked and this *** hole kept telling me to get my finger out and participate and he kept bullyin me and can pe be banned plz il...
    Itscaitlin Itscaitlin 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Since I started college I've been dealing with

    a lot of anxiety that I haven't had to handle before. When I am faced with a problem or something out of my control I completely break down and give up. I feel as though nothing I do is good enough and can't find it in me to even force myself to go to class lately. I'm going to...
    MyDaddysSpecialGirl MyDaddysSpecialGirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 22, 2014

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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 major anxieties are driving (i have been hit in several bad accidents), people i don't know ( i have been...
    meeksec meeksec 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2008

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    I've had anxiety issues

    since I was young. I remember at least by 5 yrs old I was showing signs. I'm nervous how much anxiety I will build up when my boyfriend leaves to be stationed across the country in N Carolina. I don't want to feel at my worst. My worst has almost ended my life many times. I...
    KaleJay KaleJay 26-30, F Jan 9

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    I have missed so many opportunities in my life

    from having anxiety. Not going to parties.. Saying no to hanging out with new friends.. Etc.. I'm always afraid what people are saying about me or if I'm bothering people - even just by my presence. I wish I could just get over it but it's an every day struggle
    loneGmusic3 loneGmusic3 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2014

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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 it really worth it
    Yeayea19 Yeayea19 18-21, M Jan 25, 2014

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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 protecting myself by not going around things that caused me anxiety. Like parties, large crouds, speaking or being in front of...
    Michellesmind Michellesmind 41-45, F Nov 12, 2009

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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 nerve-wracked I get over the simplest things, and usually become dispondent when larger problems arise, usually breaking down in the safety of my...
    OhDani OhDani 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 6, 2009

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    Reynastaxx Reynastaxx 26-30, F Apr 4, 2014

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    Feeling anxious tonight,

    and don't know why. Having anxiety and being alone sucks!! Maybe a smoke will help
    Kelloggs207 Kelloggs207 31-35, F Jul 14, 2014

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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 and nauseous now. :(
    bfkth bfkth 26-30, M Feb 3, 2014

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    That, and a few other mental and physiological issues that make everyday tasks worse than they would be for the average bear. I've been having problems going to college due to one...
    BloodStainedRabbit BloodStainedRabbit 18-21, T 1 Response Feb 10

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    I have serious problems with it. Anxiety is like having a bunch of fish hooks lodged into your skin, and every time something pops up, anything at all, one or more of those books...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    Fear in your eyes, big and frightened. Heart Racing. Yes I have anxiety too. Sweaty Palms. Fight back the tears. :( but no this fear this anxiety is trapped within my fragile mind...
    krystalkool84 krystalkool84 26-30, F Feb 18

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    I have anxiety, and its hard to go to the places i want to. 😔 when I get anxiety, then I just freeze up and I do not talk to anybody at all and I feel like I want to throw up...
    FikBernard FikBernard 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    When I was in middle school I would have anxiety attacks every day at lunch, and usually sob through the whole period Because I was convinced I couldn't swallow my food and...
    n0ceur n0ceur 18-21, F Feb 17

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    What people with anxiety, panic disorder, depression, or any other mental or physical illness do not want to hear: 1. "Get over it" - like it's so damn easy to just, 'get over it...
    LostandFading LostandFading 18-21, F 10 Responses Feb 22

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    i have an odd way of telling myself I’m stressed out. It’s 3:40 am and i can’t sleep. i have bad canker sores in my mouth when i get like this. i have recently discovered...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    Hey anybody who reads this, The reason I really wanted to post this is because I don't want to feel alone in my fears. I really want to know if anybody else feels this way. I...
    jwackler jwackler 18-21, F 11 Responses Feb 23

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    Sometimes my anxiety makes me want to die but my anxiety prevents me from doing it.... Or my anxiety makes me feel lonely then my anxiety keeps me from meeting new people.i hate...
    anonomous435 anonomous435 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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    I had social anxiety and anxiety in general. Mostly when I am driving on freeways with speeding maniacs I have high anxiety whether I am driving or not. My dad is very hypocritical...
    BrownBeeCa BrownBeeCa 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 23

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