I Have Extreme Anxiety

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    I'm just wondering if anyone else out there has

    the same problem.. Anxiety! I panic and I always think the worst.. I have a ache or pain and I think it's cancer, a headache is a tumour.. Or that someone will brake into my home and murder me. Or anyone I love I panic they will die. And when I panic it makes me feel even more...
    daniellerookexx daniellerookexx
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 27, 2015

    Sometimes it becomes to much.

    Sometimes I don’t want to move. 
Living is so terrifying. 
No one understands my irrational fear. 
My friends drop like flies when I’m alone and then there’s no one. 
I sit there in silence trying to enjoy her life, waiting for her to realize that I’m drowning in...
    Iamvindicated Iamvindicated
    18-21, F
    Jul 14, 2015

    It tends to keep me from doing day to day

    things. I try to hide it by picking at my skin, cleaning, or puking. I try to write during it, but sometimes it gets so bad my mind kind of goes crazy. I go blank and I start hearing voices and seeing things. I go through this trance type thing, feeling fake and unreal. I...
    neptunegurl neptunegurl
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jul 1, 2014

    Hi

    I have social anxiety. It used to feel as though everyone was judging me and that I was a worthless failure. I was afraid to leave my house. I lost most of my friends. I started cutting myself and prayed to die. Now, I can walk down the street without feeling like I'm doing...
    TheQuietGirl TheQuietGirl
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 28, 2012

    Panic!

    sometimes I just hate the way I am with my anxiety, I wish I could just make it go away and be normal and not worry about lmost everything... it's getting so bad my husband and I aren't even able to go out to dinner
    MrsP MrsP
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 5, 2008

    i cannot sleep and it is

    because i am worried that my depression is getting worse. the only thing stopping me from killing myself is the fact that i feel bad about abandoning my parents not that they would even give much of a **** really. i have just been having a really hard time forcing myself to do...
    zombiflowers zombiflowers
    18-21, F
    Oct 18, 2014

    Happy New Years 2013

    I have always thought I had mild to moderate anxiety. It always only happened at night, for as long as I could remember. I have to sleep with heavy blackout curtains blocking out the moonlight, even as a young adult seeing the darkness outside, glimpses of the branches in the sky...
    instantquack instantquack
    18-21, F
    Jan 3, 2013

    I Know How It Is

    I have dealt with severe anxiety most of my life.  When i have a problem or a worry it will consume almost every thought for every minute of the day and even if i solve that problem and cant find a way to worry about it any more, i will create a new problem if i dont have...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Sep 5, 2009

    I get them from anything sometimes they are

    small and others become so bad I've literally passed out and stopped breathing today wasn't bad so I was asking my mom to take me to the store she said she wanted to drive me (and from my PTSD if you've read that I can barely get in a vehicle at all) so I started having images...
    PsychoticTendencies PsychoticTendencies
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 1, 2014

    i'm having panic attack right now.

    it started 1hour ago..and i still hard to breathe.... it so hurts...so flustrating and scared me... i wish someone stay with me right now i hate this sh*t
    JerryJerryA JerryJerryA
    31-35, F
    Feb 8, 2015

    It's A Day To Day Struggle

    I have had anxiety for a few years now, it started in school with tests, and progressed to so much more. I use to take medication for it, but i felt that all it did was numb me it was for depression as well, and i don't want to be one of those people who relys on their drugs to...
    BrieXO BrieXO
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 10, 2010

    I made a mistake and I feel

    so overwhelmed by it. My sister forgot her back pack and I had to drive back to get it. At my old school we could drive over the side walks and it was fine. I drove over two side walks and it didn't feel like it was meant to drive over. I was planning on asking a friend later...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013
    18-21, F
    Jan 26

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    nousernameindeed nousernameindeed
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 21
    Haven't had an anxiety attack in a very long time. Hard to explain it to my hubby what goes on during this attack. It's just hard to put into words...
    NYcple4interest NYcple4interest
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 20
    I should've been up 20 minutes ago. But my anxiety is so bad in the mornings. I'm still trying to force myself to get up and "try life" today. It's exhausting!!!!
    cantblyfe cantblyfe
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 20
    I've spent entire nights shaking from fear of rejection. My only friend distanced herself and I had to battle my anxiety so that I wouldn't be alone. Sometimes it just seems so...
    lmaguire333 lmaguire333
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 19
    Wrote this last night before going to meet some friends of the girl I'm seeing, to discuss with my therapist: "I'm invited to hang out with a group of ppl I don't know. Fear of...
    ogkev ogkev
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Apr 19
    I take effexor for my anxiety.
    robneil45 robneil45
    26-30, M
    Apr 18
    hey. i'm here again, the girl with a catastrophic anxiety. It's nighttime here and now I'm waiting for my parents to come home. they usually come home late, like around midnight...
    thebloodyshank thebloodyshank
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Apr 18
    I don't like how I can't even enjoy days when I'm feeling relaxed. I wonder why I'm not anxious when I usually am. I wonder when the next anxiety attack will be.
    starling156 starling156
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Apr 17
    I've denied it for years. But admittedly, it's something I have and can't seem to rise above. It effects much more than most can imagine. So last night, I was at my cousins' 19th...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 17
    I went on the Ferris wheel in downtown Atlanta (no clue what the name is, sorry) and I had anxiety really bad. my stepbrother and stepdad were with me as well as my mom. I have a...
    sxvenfxld sxvenfxld
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 17
    I sometimes feel paranoid. I don't know what to do, or how to get over it honestly. I worry about the littlest things and I overthink and overanalyze things I shouldn't even be. I...
    lydiastilinski lydiastilinski
    16-17, F
    7 Responses Apr 17
    The anxiety has been particularly bad lately as my life is turned upside down. No, not EP shutting down (though I will miss it). Life, as I once knew it, is no longer. It is...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 16
    Right now I'm online schooled (because I used to do gymnastics), but next year, for senior year, I'm going to a normal high school, and it's already all I can think about. I know...
    BellaGrace1 BellaGrace1
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 16
    My friend had a surprise party yesterday. She is such a close friend to me and I love her to death but I have terrible anxiety and the last few days were horrible on me. I didn't...
    Blurryface5936 Blurryface5936
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 16
    Here is a link to an article to share, hope it can help with your anxiety and depression http://themindunleashed.org/2014/09/8-ways-stop-thinking-find-peace.html
    Sunflowerintw Sunflowerintw
    41-45, F
    Apr 14
    anxiety attacks that lead to purging
    thatslovely17 thatslovely17
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 14
    I want make new friends anyone lives around largo or Seminole? Hit me up
    missystout missystout
    22-25, F
    Apr 14
    I have a big drama exam tomorrow all day its not my year but im running the sound and lighting i have to communicate with people i dont know all day im sh**ing myself
    trentwitherspoon trentwitherspoon
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 14
    I really need to make friends hopefully some in my area but I can't talk to anyone in person without crying
    fmlcooper fmlcooper
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 14
    I'm fed up with feeling abandoned by those who are supposed to love me, like my parents. I know my parents at least love me but they just call me lazy a lot and get angry that I'm...
    fallenstar23 fallenstar23
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 13
    I was fine for me anyways and suddenly I was hit with an anxiety attack about getting food poisoning and now I just feel really depressed.
    fallenstar23 fallenstar23
    22-25, F
    Apr 13
    After three years of trying to battle these panic attacks alone and being basically house bound, I'm back on meds. Since a visit to the psychiatrist can cost a fortune in this...
    BlueJinx BlueJinx
    26-30, F
    Apr 13
    I am recently having trouble with anxiety and major depression I feel as though there I no point in my existence. I don't have much confidence anyway! I have never felt this way...
    demo111 demo111
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 13
    So I see people are trying to post more experiences and let more things off their chest and telling their stories before EP closes. So I decided, hey, I might as well join the...
    jaeger053 jaeger053
    16-17
    1 Response Apr 12
    i am raging with anxiety right now. It's more like a catastrophic anxiety wherein my mind always leads different happenings to catastrophe. O feel really helpless. I have felt this...
    thebloodyshank thebloodyshank
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 11
    So my brother just told me he was depressed because of work and stress. I wish I could open up to him and tell him that I have been battling anxiety since I was 2 and since I was 4...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    Read a lot of stories under this group and my heart goes out to you all. I struggle with social anxiety as well and it's gotten a lot better throughout the years. My advice is...
    bawstenbrewin bawstenbrewin
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 10
    I'm going to a doctor to get prescribed some anxiety and depression medication after many appointments with a therapist, but I'm scared. I realize that it's an irrational fear, and...
    robinnoodles robinnoodles
    13-15, F
    Apr 10
    **Not Feeling Helpless Anymore - Gaining Control Of My Anxiety And Thoughts** Hey guys, I'm relatively new to this thread but I looove the support this community has. Wish I found...
    SyazKhan SyazKhan
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 10
    Since the fall of my relationship, I have had extreme anxiety. I guess because I know It's the end. I'm scared of not being in a relationship. It has been rare moments I have not...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    I have this friend that I text all the time and I can't seem to talk to her in person. Any advice to help me talk to her?
    martyy88 martyy88
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Apr 10
    I'm having it really bad right now. I've been trying to contact my bf for the past few days but he isn't responding. We're in a long distance relationship so it's not like I can...
    Marie107 Marie107
    22-25, F
    Apr 10
    I live with a girl who copies everything I do, from what I eat, to what I wear etc.. It's extreme, and just flat out creepy. We were friends when we first started law school for...
    NorwegianBelle NorwegianBelle
    18-21, F
    Apr 10
    I've been anxious for hours, and the nausea doesn't help. I feel extremely helpless.
    sarahbear420 sarahbear420
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Apr 10
    When it comes to relationships, looks only matter so much. People fall in love with personality, which is where I feel like I lose out due to SAD. Making friends and dating was...
    ManicPanicx ManicPanicx
    22-25
    3 Responses Apr 9
    I've been single for about 3 years now. No one had shown any true interest in me and I figured I'd always be alone. I had resorted to just saying and telling myself I'd always be...
    MeekaMonstahh MeekaMonstahh
    22-25, F
    Apr 8
    From around age six I've battled with depression and anxiety. I of course had a stressor: abuse and the death of my mother. Her death was sudden and unexpected and the lives of my...
    MoonChild01 MoonChild01
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
    FOR THE LOVE OF GOD I CANNOT JUST FIX MY EATING DISORDER I FKING CAN'T IF I TOLD SOMEONE TO JUST STOP BEING DEPRESSED OR JUST STOP HAVING ANXIETY ATTACKS I WOULD BE A FKING A...
    Indigo27 Indigo27
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 8
    Does any one hands shake all the time because of anxiety or im the only one?? im really afraid to be sick my hands shake alll time :'(
    Maritta19 Maritta19
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Apr 7
    Does cognitional behavioural therapist (CBT) work
    PositiveStateOfMind PositiveStateOfMind
    22-25, M
    Apr 7
    I've had depression since I was child, but my Dr suspects I may have had adhd first which then may have triggered the depression. I wasn't officially diagnosed until I was 19 but i...
    babydoll73 babydoll73
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 6
    I think I've posted here before basically I think I have SAD I mean I show all the symptoms like shakiness around people, can't eat around people and so on scared that people will...
    PositiveStateOfMind PositiveStateOfMind
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Apr 6
    I dont take anxiety meds anymore because its been a few months since my last anxiety attack, but I'm just getting really anxious right now with my Biology and Literature keystones...
    IkIlLeDyOuRsOuLaNdAtEiT IkIlLeDyOuRsOuLaNdAtEiT
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 6
    Two and a half years ago my almost perfect vision became instantly blurry. It is not blurry in the sense that you might think of which makes it hard to explain to doctors. Doctors...
    doggielvr78 doggielvr78
    22-25, F
    Apr 5
    I can't believe this site is going to close. how will I handle my anxiety and bipolar? this site has always helped me. now where will I go.
    penpalwriter penpalwriter
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 4
    So true... So very true.......
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot
    18-21, F
    Apr 4
    social anxiety, where do i start? lets just say this condition is messing up my life. i havnt ate lunch at school in 3 months cause i cant decide where to sit, or cause im afraid...
    alyssapenn32 alyssapenn32
    13-15, F
    4 Responses Apr 4
    I know this isn't even relevant to anything but i just gotta put it out there guys 😂 Its true tho. People think I wear fake eyelashes but nopedynopenope stop stop😂 proud.
    Cindaya Cindaya
    13-15, F
    Apr 4
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