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I Have Anxiety Problems

My Anxiety is Out of Control! 675 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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    You know that feeling you get

    when you play hide and seek and you're hiding? That anticipation. Usually excited anticipation, sometimes with a bit of nervousness because u don't want to get found. That's what anxiety attacks are like. Except you're hiding from a serial killer. So it's not really excitement...
    DJSoundHoff DJSoundHoff 18-21, F Jul 21

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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 22-25 Jan 23, 2014

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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 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 29

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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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    last night i took a huge panic attack

    and i was so scared. it's never been that bad and i didn't know how to cope with it. i felt like i was suffocating and i couldn't move my legs, it lasted for 27 minutes. i asked my friend what i should do and she said breathe... like seriously? anyway, i was wondering what are...
    alltimeaddie alltimeaddie 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 13

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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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    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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    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 22-25 1 Response Jan 21, 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 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2014

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    I get anxious over so many things

    and my parents don't understand that it's not just me not being independent or me not doing something because I don't want to do it. I get so anxious sometimes and I don't know if I have an actual disorder or what and I'm too scared to say something because people will hate me...
    Ilovelarry8 Ilovelarry8 22-25, T Jul 15

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    People cause me to be anxious.

    They are largely unpredictable. Well, perhaps most people are nice and decent enough, but some are unpredictable. Although it is rare, some are violent and they may suddenly get angry or yell, or they may even try to physically harm you. Perhaps that is the cause of anxiety: the...
    astro00 astro00 22-25, M 4 Responses Jun 2

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    I feel anxious very often.

    I always feel like people know my insecurities, and know what I'm thinking, and I peel the skin off my lips when I have something on my mind. I feel like I could possibly have an anxiety disorder. I feel like I should tell my mom but I'm not sure if this is all in my head or not...
    Anon1238 Anon1238 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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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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    That I do and it's highly genetic.

    My main current anxiety issue is OCD
    shannonsjourney shannonsjourney 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I like the title of this group

    because it fits me. I don't know if I have clinical anxiety, as I haven't gotten it checked in 8 years, but sometimes I get symptoms of anxiety. Usually I'm a fairly confident person. It used to be a struggle for me, as it was for everyone, but the "fake it till you make it...
    BroguesAndJeans BroguesAndJeans 16-17, F 2 Responses May 7

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    Does anyone else have like this feeling deep in

    your stomach where you just don't feel comfortable? Like you just start feeling sad and want to cry but not about anything specific? It's like my entire body gets upset and unnerved all the way to the core. Almost like you're longing for something, but don't know what? I have...
    FindingKiaraJ FindingKiaraJ 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 15

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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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    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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    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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    does anyone ever journal or write about their anxiety. I just started and it's been helping me . I found some writting prompts on a psychology site that really help .
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    I find it really hard to go to sleep at night not because I'm scared of what could happen but because I'm just struck by sudden bouts of uncontrollable unprovoked anxiety. I just...
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    I was diagnosed with a lip picking disorder due to anxiety when I was 15. It's not fun so I encourage anyone with anxiety to not be afraid to reach out to me. Stay beautiful...
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    I have anxiety disorder. I dont know why. I jist heard something about breathing. I dont know whats wrong with me.
    ihatebeingblack44 ihatebeingblack44 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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