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I Have Anxiety Problems

My Anxiety is Out of Control! 495 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    Reynastaxx Reynastaxx 26-30, F Apr 4, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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 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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    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 2 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I hate it so much especially the physical symptoms OMG :( I mostly have stomach problems, heart beating too fast or breathing problems aarg
    PsychologyNerd PsychologyNerd 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    I have anxiety, it was worse when I was a child and growing up was extremely hard however now I don't know if it is anxiety or Bipolar disorder basically I get Paranoia when am...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I have anxiety too. suffer from depression and take meds for it. smh
    jenniebaez1992 jenniebaez1992 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 18

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    I too struggle with anxiety, mainly it's just being paranoid about what tomorrow will bring. I just fear the unknown. Some people mask their feelings with alcohol or drugs, I just...
    tangledweb94 tangledweb94 18-21, M 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Since my anxiety and stress is so high, and my panic attacks have gotten worse, I'm probably going to be seeing both a psychologist and a psychiatrist.. since psychiatrists are the...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    PLEASE ADVISE!!!!! My boyfriend, I love him to bits, but he is constantly muttering about something. Its a constant stream of conciousness about whatever is on his mind. I do talk...
    septemberiscoming septemberiscoming 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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    I have been having some anxiety issues lately. Two years ago I tore the cartilage in my knee and ended up needing surgery and later physio. I went back to work again after getting...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    It's so bad. Between my muscle problems, and anxiety, I have a lot of trouble eating and breathing. I just really wish I had a friend or family member that lived close enough and...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I have an Anxiety Disorder and have other mental health problems and recently i have been having trouble catching my breath just sitting down and having tight pulling pains all...
    SophieeMartayana SophieeMartayana 18-21, F Jan 19

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    Just 2 days ago, I broke down. Practicing for a speech assignment, I freaked out over the stress. My father didn't believe that I was stressed out. Said means things about me...
    hengyeeeee hengyeeeee 18-21 6 days ago

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    I’ve been meditating for 3 years and have significantly reduced my anxiety. If you’ve always heard meditation could help but never really took the plunge, this is for you. My...
    TheMeditatingCat TheMeditatingCat 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 9

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    Anxiety ******* sucks! I'm currently having an anxiety attack, and I don't even know why! Usually I am able to understand the reasoning of why I am getting an anxiety attack, but...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    Things people with anxiety hate hearing... 1. Being told we’re being stupid or that it’s all in our heads. But it’s OK for you to complain of a headache, or to seek...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 7

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    And it's gotten bad. It didn't really start until about a year and a half ago. I've dealt with depression since 2008 and always heard that anxiety and depression are often present...
    Surilian Surilian 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 13