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I Have Anxiety When It Comes To Driving And The Public

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    I have bouts of anxiety that comes to me often and the worst part is it drives me into ritualistic behavior and even attempting to commit suicide. This is the worst thing I've ever...
    Loladeedee Loladeedee 26-30, F Feb 11

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    I have struggled with anxiety since I was about 10 and I'm now going to be 18 this month. It has been apart of my life for so long that I have just accepted the fact that I will...
    Ra1na Ra1na 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 2

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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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    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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    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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    I'm not quite sure if this would be considered anxiety but sometimes when only slight things happen my mind completely runs away with it. I'll start thinking up weird things at...
    justaCRbot justaCRbot 18-21, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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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 4 days ago

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    everything is so hard with my anxiety. my girlfriend is at basic and I want to be home making things better for myself before she comes home and I can't even leave my apartment. I...
    makaelaf3 makaelaf3 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Every night, I spiral downhill. The paranoia comes to surface and overwhelms my being. It's a constant battle with my thoughts. And it's really scary to feel completely alone. To...
    junipersun21 junipersun21 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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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 10 Responses 5 days ago

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    I do not expect anybody to read this but a little word of advice on anxiety would help lots, thank you. My older brother, has schizophrenia, ADD (attention deficit disorder), and...
    miiaa247 miiaa247 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 17

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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 5 days ago

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    My college professors don't understand that it takes all that I have in me not to have an anxiety attack when they assign group work in class. I've told them that I prefer to work...
    icannotlieanymore icannotlieanymore 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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    Well, as incredibly grateful as I am for your partner's service, I'm so sorry that your anxiety is so bad. I genuinely feel your pain, because my anxiety has reduced to being...
    IntrovertWideOpen IntrovertWideOpen 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    it holds me back. my ocd, anxiety, and social anxiety holds me back.
    mysteriousnite mysteriousnite 13-15, F Feb 1

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    This new semester in school is no bueno. I don't know when I associated school with anxiety but I have. And even today this very morning I had 2 panic attacks one before leaving...
    DeijiDaze DeijiDaze 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    So this week has been particularly bad. My grad class is stressful this term. And work has been stressful too. And then this morning, my mom was admitted to the hospital for a...
    sweetie8403 sweetie8403 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    It sucks. For the longest time I had no idea what I was feeling or why. I never in a million years would have associated myself with anxiety. My dad started on some anti anxiety...
    Sweetphoenix35 Sweetphoenix35 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 9

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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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    Anyone battle anything else alongside anxiety? Personally, I battle anxiety, depression, OCD and PTSD. What about you guys? :o
    n0ceur n0ceur 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 10

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    I can be easily embarrassed in social situations because of my past negative experiences. I am worried about judgement and being ridiculed and belittled. Through social exclusion...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F Feb 12

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    My bones are heavy with all the words I want to say. Yet when I try to shove them out of my mouth.they come falling making jumbled up sentence that don't quite make sense. My bones...
    miti22 miti22 26-30, T Feb 19

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    Today I said goodbye to my partner who is off to the military for basic training for an indefinable amount of time. I will not be able to talk to him for over a month, and he is...
    TodayINeedACoffee TodayINeedACoffee 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My anxiety makes me feel weird and then I start to act weird . I had anxiety ever since I started preschool . I didn't like getting up in the morning and I would always feel...
    imdifferent97 imdifferent97 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I was laying in bed last night and I couldn't sleep. I was so physically tired but my body was filled with anxiety. I felt as though I was going to explode at the seems. So much...
    Welllaugh Welllaugh 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's so bad sometimes. Even when I am in my own house amd I know people other then my roommates are here.. even if I am friends with them too. :/ I grew up with people in my house...
    maggiemae89 maggiemae89 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    Anxiety. That devil. It's the devil who walks behind me and whispers by my ear. Slowly, lightly. When someone sends me a message saying "Hi" and I reply with a "Hello", it's so...
    BlackRosesAmongLilies BlackRosesAmongLilies 13-15 5 Responses Jan 30

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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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    This is how a conversation I had with one of my "close friends" (you could say) went down... Her: Haha since you have a job now you can take me out for lunch Me: okay we'll see...
    hecknope hecknope 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    In LA today, we were watching movies about Helen Keller. When the last school bell rang I just sat in my seat staring at the screen. I was thinking about the movie and just about...
    MariahsLamb MariahsLamb 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 18

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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...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 10 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have had severe anxiety for several months now. I hate it. I've been diagnosed with GAD but I'm so obsessed with my health, think that I have a serious illness and that I'm going...
    tvdlover1865 tvdlover1865 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    It's like when people are constantly on me about my life, my anxiety takes over... It's horrible and then I start to feel trapped within myself.
    adamsks1 adamsks1 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Anxiety sucks. I really think I need medicine for it. It's hard not to have a panic attach when I feel like this
    LostUnderSubmission LostUnderSubmission 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I have a lot of anxiety. Mostly when I'm in hall ways or large groups of people but sometime I can't sleep at night because of it.
    123me321 123me321 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Today was weird. I woke up fine.....& through the day, I slowly started to get stuck in my head. I have been without anxiety medicine for a year, and I refuse to go back. Every...
    sarbear423 sarbear423 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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 Jan 28

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    Oh man! Rawr I really wanna drive, but I can't yet ); one more year to go, lucky bro can get his international driving license end of this year, I anticipate putting my hands on a...
    iTetra iTetra 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    I'm having another panic attack. First bad one in a long time. I forgot how terrifying they are. Then I just started to panic more that I had a panic attack after a long time. I...
    anonomous435 anonomous435 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I hate having so much anxiety and being so alone all the time :/
    itslala840 itslala840 18-21, F Feb 4

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    sometimes i feel like time is still and that everybody is asleep, including me, and i just want to snap out of it, but it only makes things worse. its like everybody is aling down...
    KatherineSnow KatherineSnow 18-21, F Feb 4

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    Am I the only one who's anxiety worsens with alcohol?
    n0ceur n0ceur 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    I'm having a lot of anxiety today. Going to an on-campus interview for an assistant professor job. These interviews last over three days. It's so much stress. I'm scared I'm going...
    RikkiDF RikkiDF 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    I know I already wrote something about this. .but its just weird. I've had anxiety but not 24/7 before like this. Its been almost 2 weeks with this constant tightness in my chest...
    littlejxoxo littlejxoxo 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    anxiety is so new to me and nobody seems to understand what's going on or how I feel..:(
    jymlyn jymlyn 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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