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I Have Anxiety When It Comes To Driving And The Public

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    My anxiety is getting to be really embarrassing.
    LittleBeelzebub LittleBeelzebub 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I have anxiety, I am always afraid of anything ,affronting people is my biggest fear , I always feel stomach pain .. I feel paralyzed..
    Misha80 Misha80 31-35, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    My anxiety has kept me from attending college, getting a job, and driving. It's left me felling isolated and depressed. I hate it but I'm working on getting better.
    KellerKing13 KellerKing13 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    when ever I get it, it feels like I'm in a dream...
    copenhagenkyle copenhagenkyle 18-21, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    My phone has been giving me so much anxiety i don't even know why but every time I get a notification and my phone goes off it is like an instant wave of anxiety. I'm going to try...
    anotherclosetedteen anotherclosetedteen 18-21, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    Sometimes anxiety can really sick epically anxiety attacks
    asgyay123 asgyay123 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Some anxiety sucks especially anxiety attack
    asgyay123 asgyay123 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My anxiety keeps getting worse day by day, and I just want it to stop. I don't know how to stop the anxiety attacks I have, or at least lessen them, anyone have any ideas??
    swimmer1115 swimmer1115 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    My anxiety won't go away. I feel sick to my stomach. Someone lied to me now I have anxiety. Why won't it go away.
    Ridemywavvvve Ridemywavvvve 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I had anxiety again but THANK God not as bad as it has been. but I still wonder how do you get anxiety? I mean is it something wrong in my head or what? and when you start to calm...
    penpalwriter penpalwriter 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Does this happen to anyone else, something unexpected happens and you freak out and you have an anxiety attack and your natural reaction in that moment is to push people away cuz...
    Depressedgolfer96 Depressedgolfer96 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have obsessive, circular thoughts that cause a lot of stress and anxiety and compel me to constantly look for reassurance or proof of my fears. It strains friendships. Life is...
    iacob iacob 26-30, T 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Until this last week I had been doing really good with my anxiety, but I got some unsettling news, the final for the summer class I'm taking is this week, and I'm getting sick (I...
    tinkbell1 tinkbell1 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I try to avoid you, but you always come back on dark days. Only on dark days. When I'm happy, I don't notice you. When I'm happy, you can't get to me. On good days, you may be...
    larosenoire larosenoire 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have anxiety cos i stuck in my awful marriage for 10 years and cant get out of it. I fear my husband. I think he will not let me go away. He isnt abusive but he will never let me...
    lonely4560 lonely4560 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I just really hate feeling this way. I'm on anxiety medication, yet I still feel awful most of the time. It actually gets worse at night. I don't know why. All I know is, that I...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I think I get anxiety from stress about school work, and I had anxiety for being stuck in bad situations like sexual harassment. But also anxiety from other things.
    melconey17 melconey17 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    My anxiety is creeping into my dreams now. Have you ever had that? An anxiety attack in your dream? It happens to me almost every night. I'll end up pretty much gasping for breathe...
    WillowRabbit WillowRabbit 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I try to describe my anxiety but it's hard. I feel like a crazy woman. My mood swings are legendary. I will be fine one minute and the next ready to cry. Nights are the worse...
    kitakat00 kitakat00 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    having anxiety big time right now. it just came on. its like I start doing good for a while. but the last couple of months its kicken my butt. I try hard not to let it get to me...
    penpalwriter penpalwriter 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've been so worried recently.. For people with anxiety, you know you do a lot better when you have a schedule everyday. (Wake up, work, come home , do chores, eat, sleep, then...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    After my parents were involved in a potentially fatal car accident, 2-3 years ago, my life has been hell. My anxiety is through the roof despite my attempts to reduce it. Everyday...
    gbcrafter gbcrafter 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have been dealing with anxiety for a very long time. I had my suspicions, but they weren't confirmed until I went to a doctor, and was diagnosed. At first I didn't react much...
    AimiMey AimiMey 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 26

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    I hate when people use the word anxiety so loosely like to describe a fear or a worried feeling, does anyone else get really annoyed when this happens??? Also people use the term...
    AnoynomousReader AnoynomousReader 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I have a problem making friends because of my anxiety I avoid social situations because I don't like to be uncomfortable I feel very lonely most of the time I feel there is no...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jun 25

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    I always get anxiety before work. I get nausea and feel like throwing up. but when I get to work I feel a little bit better. I mean my co workers and manager is really nice and...
    HelloLovelyPerson HelloLovelyPerson 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I have suffered anxiety for years now. I don't know what to do, and lately its been getting worse. I have anxiety about a lot of things like car rides, tall buildings, open spaces...
    ashmuisc ashmuisc 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    My first real boyfriend asked me to travel naked in his car...just to please him I did and we would cruise around our locality looking for a suitable discrete yet public parking...
    joycerf joycerf 61-65, F 3 Responses Jun 23

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    I've had an ongoing feeling of anxiety for almost three weeks now. It won't stop. It never stops. It's always there. I mean, I'm fine. I'm not going through anything, I don't feel...
    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 22

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    I feel y'all.. I have anxiety too
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 22

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    "Drowning" A plush blanket of comfort and destruction bound tightly around my frail body. My breathing is constantly labored and my toes curled under bracing for the next mental...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    I have anxiety since I was litlle kid, I was really shy and it was hard for me to talk or react in front of people that i don't know. Because of that, some kids start to make fun...
    RosaryLaCroix RosaryLaCroix 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    I think I found something that works. Arsenicum Album and Aconitum Napellus. :) So I have had anxiety and severe debilitating panic attacks on the regular now for over a year...
    NYXY NYXY 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    I had my first anxiety attack about twenty years ago, I remember it was a beautiful day and I woke up feeling great, I set off for work crossed the road from my house. and suddenly...
    IF64 IF64 51-55, M 2 Responses Jun 20

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    I'm ashamed of suffering from anxiety and feeling depressed. When I meet new people that I want to befriend, most of the time ends in nothing, because I feel embarrassed when I...
    Flow19 Flow19 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 18

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    I only get bad anxiety attacks at school, so I switched to online schooling. Which in a way helps but doesn't because I'm isolated during the day. I still get anxiety out of the...
    shaylaeakle shaylaeakle 13-15, F 6 Responses Jun 18

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    I get terrible anxiety on public transport - particularly packed trains..haven't been on one in 8 months because the last one broke down! And I also have a strange anxiety of being...
    StephanieHB StephanieHB 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    I wrote a poem a while back about my anxiety issues. Thought I'd share it here... The Hero's Poem The breeze blew gently through bright open lands, He strolled with his wife...
    WannabeHero WannabeHero 31-35, M Jun 18

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    Why do I just freeze up when it comes to cooking near a stove :( I just panic and seem to forget everything. When making breakfast this morning, I panicked and burned the food :(
    Lifeisgoodtearsofjoy Lifeisgoodtearsofjoy 16-17, M 3 Responses Jun 17

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    I'm really struggling right now, and have decided I want to get some sort of professional help. But now I've found that finding a psychiatrist is so hard, even though my only...
    kcfrenchhorn72 kcfrenchhorn72 18-21, F 8 Responses Jun 16

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    I remember the worst panic attack I ever had. I was with my boyfriend and we were making out and all of a sudden I had a flash back to when my ex sexually assaulted me. I...
    LoserMaterial LoserMaterial 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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