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I Have Anxiety When It Comes To Driving And The Public

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    For as long as i could remember, i have suffered from extreme anxiety, although i have not been formally diagnosed by a doctor. While all of my friends were getting their driver's permits and eventually licenses, i was sitting at home all day or going to only places within...
    FearfulandFree FearfulandFree 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2012

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    My anxiety is a little different than most forms of anxiety that people have. I don't get anxiety in big situations at all really. I'm as calm as a cucumber. My problem is when it...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 3 Responses Nov 9

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    I try to talk to my family about it but they just change the subject and say things like "it will pass" or "you need to stop worrying all the time" but i just CANT. they just don't...
    lc543 lc543 16-17, F 7 Responses Nov 8

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    I'm 21 years old and have an anxiety disorder. I was borderline for most of my life, and then had a complication with an ADHD medication. This particular medication, Adderall...
    MidnightLaughter MidnightLaughter 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I've self diagnosed and I positive that I suffer from anxiety. When thinking of a series of events my chest tightens up, my heart starts beating fast & I feel trapped. I never want...
    Rosebox Rosebox 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    For those who have anxiety such as Hypochondria. Please allow me to give you some advice.. I know what it's like to constantly worry over numerous of things that have to do with my...
    Alexandra1996 Alexandra1996 18-21, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I have Anxiety disorder specifically Agoraphobia and have Panic Attacks. I take medication to help it stabilize and deep breathe when I need to.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    I have anxiety.. but this post isn't about myself. This is about a woman I saw at the store. she was crying and inconsolable, saying repeatedly "I can't do this!" I just couldn't...
    TiffTart TiffTart 22-25, F a week ago

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    I hate when my boyfriend doesn't answer my calls after he'll drop me off somewhere or I drive home and call him later that night. Call me paranoid, but we always call each other...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I feel anxiety all the time.....at least once a week. It wasn't always there and now that it is...I have no idea what to do. The worst part is that it's made me become this...
    lisettispaghetti lisettispaghetti 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 18

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    I just had one! Some guy set me off by honking at me for not driving when there were cars passing. I don't have road rage but I screamed at him for being an ******* and he flipped...
    spaceylibra spaceylibra 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 31

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    I'd like to start with I HATE talking about this. Or anything to do with my mental health. So please don't be horrifically offended if you comment and I don't respond. I still have...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Anxiety flare-ups are the worst. I'm so agitated, so on edge, and I know I have no reason to be, but I just can't shake the feeling that something that needs to happen isn't...
    roguish roguish 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    Its getting harder and harder each time... Sometimes I keep having these thoughts, why should I deal with this? Why am I not like everyone else? Will I really keep worrying and...
    Meloryne Meloryne 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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    It seems like anytime I go into a store, I just can't wait until I get everything on my list so I can leave. My mom took me to a dollar tree opening today in our small town(it's a...
    fallout07 fallout07 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 1

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    A lot of my anxiety comes from being around people and having to socialize I tend to isolate my self
    vanessa8786 vanessa8786 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 12

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    I'm only 20 and I feel I've been through hell in my life when I was younger I was emotionally and physically abused I've never felt loved or cared for until I met my husband in our...
    mzk94 mzk94 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I get so nervous when this one guy comes around because he told one of my Friends that he thinks I'm creepy. My friends don't get that I can't just forget about that. Now I'm...
    Livinglife95 Livinglife95 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 4

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    I keep having these random moments, where even going out and seeing other people, makes me feel worthless about my self, especially when it comes to how I look. Does anyone else...
    Weirdcollegegirl Weirdcollegegirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 18

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    Combine it with major depression and you have a classic recipe for disaster. I suppose as far as the condition goes it must be extremely common to suffer both at the same time...
    morea morea 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    My doctor diagnosed me with very high anxiety & stress. I also have panic attacks often. Not only does it effect me mentally - but it also effects me physically. I'm sleep...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am frozen with anxiety. I've had anxiety for years but in the last few months, it has been terrible. When I know something bad is coming, I completely freeze - making the...
    awla84 awla84 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 4

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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...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    My anxiety has really been getting to me lately. I've been worried about my friends, my family. I can't seem to focus on my own problems. When I do try to figure out my own...
    ImaginaryAlchemist ImaginaryAlchemist 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 15

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    I experience anxiety mainly as an overactive mind. My mind hardly ever stops racing, either with worry or excitement. (If under the spell of anxiety, it usually tends to be worry...
    NamelessNomad NamelessNomad 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 16

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    I really didn't have a good understanding about anxiety until i experienced it myself, A few years ago i was coming back from a casino with this girl i was friends with and all of...
    mizzdimples mizzdimples 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    It's not as bad as it used to be. When I hit 15 I had small inklings of anxiety a that later turned into anxiety attacks. My mom worked nights so usually I'd end up on the kitchen...
    naturalnobody naturalnobody 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've always been a very anxious person pretty much my entire life.... But recently I've gained a terrible new type of anxiety.... I get some pretty terrible anxiety, to the point...
    ACuriousCrossdresser ACuriousCrossdresser 18-21, T Oct 31

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    I have been getting them since i was a young child. You never really Get used to it, the panic attacks are the worst, but my problem is the guilt. I often feel bad towards my...
    freespiritone freespiritone 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 31

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    I've had anxiety for a few years now but I was always able to manage it, but now I don't know how to manage it. In the last 6 months it has gotten real bad, and I feel so horrible...
    purplerainn purplerainn 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 2

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    I was recently diagnosed with depression and anxiety with panic attacks. my husband is doing his best to be supportive and I'm trying to be more open with my anxious feelings, I...
    amandapandakins amandapandakins 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 8

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    I've had a spell of anxiety attacks and I thought something was severely wrong with me. I became depressed in hand w the anxiety. I'm taking a med to help curve it and it helps.
    IntomeYousee IntomeYousee 36-40, F Oct 30

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    ive been doing well for awhile but tonight i had an attack my girlfriend who i met about a week ago and love very much has been having a rough time she had just broke up with the...
    justashyguy87 justashyguy87 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 31

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    About a week ago I went to meet this guy I've been dating online for quite a while. wed been waiting so long to actually be able to touch each other. However, everytime he touched...
    makise makise 18-21, F Nov 1

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    I deal with depression and anxiety on a daily basis. here lately I've had the kind of anxiety that just builds and sits in the pit of my stomach. like waiting for the next shoe to...
    greeneyz83 greeneyz83 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 3

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    So I had severe anxiety a while back ( I thought people were talking about me all the time I would actually hear it) I was on drugs for a while and surrounding myself with awful...
    mslp mslp 22-25, F Nov 5

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    Dealing with anxiety is so hard. There is never a time where I'm not over thinking about something. I always get feelings of depression come over me too. Im in a relationship and I...
    purplerainn purplerainn 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 16

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    Currently fighting anxiety and stress from being so behind in school. Anxiety paralyses me and leaves me with nothing done.
    napamplona94 napamplona94 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 19

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    For the last 3 months maybe, I've been having what I'm thinking are panic attacks or anxiety attacks. The first time it happened, I had one of those, I had a lot of work that I...
    DaddysGirl24 DaddysGirl24 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 31

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    On Friday I was about to meet some people outside of my social circle and hang out. When we were waiting at the bus stop, I had the worst anxiety attack I have ever felt and had...
    xdrk xdrk 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    Whenever I have plans and I know Im scheduled to be somewhere at a certain time weather it's knowing I have to be at work in 3 hours or knowing I'm going to hangout with someone at...
    Fifidog Fifidog 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 4

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    Nothing major.. just when I'm anticipating something, I can feel my insides get all weird with nervousness. There are certain things that encourage my anxiety and make it worse...
    astrokitty4341 astrokitty4341 22-25, F Nov 7

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    How can someone deal with this? I get anxiety attacks randomly out of the blue, I feel like I can't breath, I can't concentrate, I think my heart is beating fast when it is...
    createglamour createglamour 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 15

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    I have so much anxiety all the time. booz, xanax, not even valum works with it and most of the time I don't know why I have it.... I will such bad anxiety attack ks t times I think...
    retrosavy retrosavy 18-21, F Nov 16

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    could my anxiety be causing my daily tooth and gums pain? i'm just asking because ever since i started feeling anxious about cavities and stuff of that nature my teeth and gums...
    Degrassi94 Degrassi94 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 17