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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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    So I've been dealing with anxiety for a long time now, and it's gotten to the point where I know I need to get help with it. So I have an appointment tomorrow with my doctor to...
    Kpopcrazy3661 Kpopcrazy3661 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 15

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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 Nov 27

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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 Nov 27

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    I have anxiety, and I've struggled a lot with it. It has effected my life greatly. I am still trying to do anything I can to help myself get better. Right now I love to help...
    HelloPriscila HelloPriscila 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 13

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    sometimes I get anxiety when I'm in bed its horrible makes my stomach turn and I just can't sleep! :( ..
    AnOtHaJaZzYDrEaMeR AnOtHaJaZzYDrEaMeR 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I get anxiety whenever and its unhealthy for me but I just can't help it..
    Danzcho Danzcho 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have anxiety attacks whenever I get stressed out and I cannot control them. I start yelling and crying and then laughing. I mean, it must look ridiculous but I suffer from it and...
    sweetheartss sweetheartss 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I seriously hate Christmas time, I love the holiday and going out and getting gifts for my family, but spending time with my family is so stressful. Mostly just my dad's side, but...
    MichiganGirl420 MichiganGirl420 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I seriously think I have anxiety... Idk what to do sometimes it takes over me. I feel after I get this news I will be very sad.
    Via70 Via70 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 16

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    I hate that my anxiety has taken over my life. I want to live without feeling panicked all the time. It's been really bad today. I want to scream but I feel like I can't breathe...
    TooLateForEdelweiss TooLateForEdelweiss 18-21, F 8 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I get really horrible anxiety attacks that feel like the end is near and I'm more or less better 6 ft under than walking through those doors and fighting this feeling... i sweat...
    nayimaalie nayimaalie 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    My life has been a recurring circle of high point after downfall after high point after downfall. All coming back to (at least so I think) my anxiety. Things start getting great...
    SweetSerendipity14 SweetSerendipity14 22-25, F Dec 15

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    I have struggled with anxiety for years, especially social anxiety. It has held me back quite a bit in my life, and it's only recently that I'm getting a grip on it, especially...
    meadowes meadowes 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 14

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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...
    StopxLaughingxSammy StopxLaughingxSammy 22-25 Dec 16

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    I'm always on the lookout, somewhere they're always around. My childhood abusers still lives here and I see the in the town. I try to hide away the fear I feel, and try not to...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F Dec 16

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    I've known that I have had anxiety for many years now, I researched and talked to professionals but had never been "diagnosed". I was recently diagnosed with generalized anxiety...
    irongirl135 irongirl135 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    ever since I started college, I've realized that I'm a lot lonelier than I thought I was. I mean in high school you're in constant motion, you see the same people everyday, etc. I...
    stef17 stef17 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 11

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    3 shades: Black White & Grey What are the colors of the rainbow? Most eyes see a vibrant world painted by the full color spectrum soaking up the light prisms as they cast...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 12

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    I suffer anxiety attacks since 11 years. I took meds back in 2003 but they made me sleep a hour of the day....It helped me with my nervous breakdown but it didnt helped me with...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35 4 Responses Nov 28

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    Anxiety is a really new thing for me, well noticing it is and lately I've been noticing it too much. I have been having panic attacks and heart palpitations. I do not want to have...
    imsoradalecki imsoradalecki 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I'm not sure if what I'm experiencing is actually anxiety never talked to a doctor about it and might never will. I get really fearful sometimes, I get sick to my stomach and...
    Year3thousand Year3thousand 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 11

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    And it's acting up pretty badly tonight. With me anxiety and a new job run along hand in hand. Makes me feel sick just thinking of all this extra mess I have to memorize. It's...
    SomniumProeliator SomniumProeliator 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 15

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    I hate anxiety. Its ruining my life. I'm starting to fall back in the old habits that I had before I spent 5 days in the hospital thanks to anxiety. I hate this. I wish I could be...
    sadly203 sadly203 18-21 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Ive had to leave two jobs because of my depression and anxiety. Sometimes im fine, other times it wrecks my life. Its affecting my relationships, im constantly asking for...
    BeccyLouiseee BeccyLouiseee 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    So, it happened again today! Had to deal with a room full of people at work, the anxiety started in the pit of my stomach and just took over my whole body. It wasn't long until my...
    CatL0105 CatL0105 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    Officially on anxiety meds due to my anxiety attack that about made me pass out in class today.....I'm praying that they help me....
    fallout07 fallout07 18-21, F 9 Responses Dec 5

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    I have had anxiety, stress and panic attacks for quite some time now. Between my home life, personal life and medical issues, it's just hard not be all these things. I found some...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 8

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    I have horrible anxiety. It's with me all day every day, never goes away. Mind is racing, chest is pounding, I can't concentrate most of the time. It sucks. I usually just act like...
    barbee0 barbee0 13-15, F 7 Responses Nov 27

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    Feeling anxious about confronting a friend? recently my friends and I found out something serious about another friend (which involved getting arrested) It was 3 years ago and...
    n0ceur n0ceur 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 1

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    Let me tell you something, if you are ever with someone who has anxiety and they ask you to order food for them. Or stand next to them while they buy something, or reassure them...
    Livinglife95 Livinglife95 18-21, F 12 Responses Dec 3

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    It's been over a year since I last worked. At my last job customers yelled and cussed at me to the point of tears almost every day when 1 it wasn't my fault and 2 I was trying to...
    Nennie86 Nennie86 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    I was diagnosed with deep depression and anxiety, September 2nd when I had a nervous breakdown and was put n a mental health facility. I was put on 50 mg of Zoloft. I have not been...
    psychologicallydamaged psychologicallydamaged 41-45, F 4 Responses Dec 10

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    I have severe social anxiety. The other day I had an anxiety attack in class and I got to go home because I couldn't calm myself down. My teacher kept on prodding me to read my...
    juliarosee juliarosee 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 13

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    Some times I hope my anxiety kills me. When I get stressed out, I can't breathe. Why is life like this? So stressful... I still can't catch my breath.
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 14

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    My sister in law just told me that my anxiety is aggravating to her. You think it's not aggravating to me? I have to live with it, day in and day out. Put yourself in my shoes for...
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F 10 Responses 6 days ago

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    Been a recent thing. Started 3 months or so ago... My first anxiety attack was in my psychology class. We were learning about depression, and psychological disorders, phobias, etc...
    dat1kiid dat1kiid 18-21 3 days ago

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    Every time I'm out in public, or even at school, I tend to be very awkward and guarded when I'm standing alone. I try not to make eye contact with people, and when it looks like...
    lovedownunder lovedownunder 16-17, F Dec 17

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    A few weeks back I was in the hospital for 5 days (spent 4 days in a mental unit of the hospital and a day in the ER) and while I was there I was diagnosed with anxiety, 2...
    sadly203 sadly203 18-21 4 Responses Nov 25

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    I hate having anxiety, and I can't see anyway to make it go away! I get worried and second guess myself with the smallest tasks! I can actually feel people getting annoyed with me...
    CatL0105 CatL0105 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 26

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    I just had another anxiety attack :( I hadn't had one in a month but I just got one :/ like idek y. so now I'm sooo pissed off so u better not mess with me >:(
    liajip liajip 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    Anyone take anything for anxiety? What works for you? I'm a overly sensitive person and have panic attacks sometimes, and get stressed very easily.
    fletcherx fletcherx 26-30, M 10 Responses Nov 27

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    i get so much anxiety ive had insomnia for years. its 3am now, i WAS talking to my idiot ex for a bit again! but ... everyone i love begs me not to. he was crazy verbally...
    Jacqueline779 Jacqueline779 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    Lol i call my dog my emotional support dog. Because i get anxiety going places. so i bring her with me. it helps. if i could id bring her everywhere.
    Jacqueline779 Jacqueline779 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I just had a really bad anxiety attack I was having a really bad argument with my boyfriend and just started to freak out I couldnt breathe my heart was racing so fast I started...
    momofthree921 momofthree921 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2