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I Have Paranoia

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    "living In The Slow Lane"

    Living in the slow lane. Watching the passer-by. Turning slowly insane. Tired of the attempts i try. Failure after failure. Anybody's no-one's life. Tired of keping up endure my existence and inner strife. Withdrawn and at bay. Longing for some response. If i can take another day...
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F Jul 12, 2011

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    I think people are watching me through cameras

    and when others laugh I feel like they are laughing at me . Or someone is trackin me through my phone . Not wow.
    MisledS0ul MisledS0ul 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 23

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    My Ex Has Paranoia

    me ex deals with paranoia and anxiety i really want to continue to help him and make him be able to trust me. We recently ended our engagement because he says he is no longer in love with me and that i have done a lot of damage towards him as far as him trusting me overall and...
    brittanywaters1 brittanywaters1 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 12, 2011

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    Im Hoping Im Being Irrational

    Im paranoid of a few things for all logical reasons. But when I get paranoid or worried it happens fast and I tend to start having irrational fears and start to freak out. It gets to the point where I cant sleep until I figure out whats wrong or I some how calm myself down by...
    YoucancallmeJuliet YoucancallmeJuliet 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2009

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    Paranoia Is Treatable

    No one has to suffer in the dark with mental illness in 2012.There are medications that can treat the chemical imbalances that cause the symptoms of mental illnesses including Paranoia.
    uberwoman uberwoman 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 7, 2012

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    "paranoia"...............

    Stalking shadows.................................Play your games.............Innocent wishes come crashing down..............Forgotten humor climbs through your windows and snatches you out of your bed.................
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 12, 2011

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    I'm a paranoid person.

    But I'm learning to stabilize it into a more healthy paranoia, if paranoia can be healthy.. And I could say it's from medicine, but it's not. I used to take a lot of medications but I hated them so I'm on less. And I think I'm better when it comes to that, because I'm teaching...
    mentallytortured mentallytortured 18-21, F Nov 11

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    Am I Insane?

    I've been using meth on and off for about 5 years. Not sleeping for 3 or 4 days was the norm for a couple of years of my life. I quickly developed this paranoia to where I thought ppl were playing mind games with me and plotting to harm me. Pretty normal delusions for your...
    Crzygentle Crzygentle 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 1, 2011

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    P P P P P Paranoid

    i kinda like my paranoia, nothing has given me more fears and trauma, but on the other hand nothing has made me feel more alive afterwards..
    mizfit mizfit 26-30, M 10 Responses Oct 8, 2009

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    Lydwill96x Lydwill96x 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 25

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    You can make paranoia better by stop smoking

    weed or pot I've heard anyway
    JonnyBurrows10 JonnyBurrows10 18-21, M Jun 8

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    I don't smoke weed but my paranoia goes through

    the roof like I do smoke it god damn it I need help with it
    JonnyBurrows10 JonnyBurrows10 18-21, M 1 Response May 19

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    -_-

    At work, in relationships, just everything....i hate it....the meds work a bit but...it's there and always will be. I F UCKING HATE IT!!! F UKC GO AWAY AND LEAVE ME THE F UCK ALONE.....................................
    MrJungleMonkey MrJungleMonkey 31-35, M May 8, 2011

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    I believe people are trying to kill me,

    It's not a constant fear but when it happens it's very weird, during sleepovers I have stolen a knife from the kitchen and hid it under my pillow just in case my friend attacked me, became convinced my parents were trying to poison me and so made myself throw up, hidden in my...
    willmakaba willmakaba 18-21 1 Response Jun 27

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    Convinced I'm Paranoid

    Recently my wife of 6 years left me for another man, and I've become increasingly convinced that everyone is talking about me. As a stay and work at home father, I never really made any friends, and didn't think I needed any, I had my son, wife, and didn't really need anyone...
    NervousNelly NervousNelly 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 22, 2009

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    I Think I Am Impossible

    everday i worry about my thoughts being said and heard outloud. The more i think about my neighboors hearing my thoughts the worse the thoughts get. i cant really control the thoughts either. for instance my thoughts are bad and i hear my thoughts say i should be shot, then i...
    wahoofreak12 wahoofreak12 16-17 3 Responses Aug 12, 2011

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    I Have No Doubts Im Paranoid

    I'm 18 years old and im convinced that i am paranoid.        Throughout my years in Highschool i have been invited to do many things by everyone, yet i can never do any of it because i feel that everyone is out to humiliate me or somehow have a huge...
    Arnoldpalmer17 Arnoldpalmer17 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 23, 2009

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    Paranoia ~

    I have not been clinically diagnosed as paranoid, but I realise more and more that this is what I am experiencing. And this has been something that has been going on in the background my whole life. By unconciously or consciously reacting to my thoughts this has led me into...
    Doubt Doubt 36-40 5 Responses Jan 3, 2009

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    I've Been Irrationally Paranoid Since I Was Five.

    I, with no logical reasoning to back my fears up, believe people are watching me. Not necessarily through hidden cameras or anything, oh no. My paranoid side's not that smart. I just believe that people are watching me. People I don't know personally, people I do know...my...
    JigsawLo JigsawLo 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 8, 2009

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    Paranoia Dilemma

    I have paranoia, not clinically anyway and I'm pushing the person who is the closest to me. Quite sad,, really but I don't know how to say good riddance to the thoughts. Is it possible
    xSugarplum xSugarplum 18-21, F Jul 5, 2013

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    Yes...

    im totally paranoid have been since fourteen around the time my mom started working again on the night shift. I went for months not even sleeping a bit till morning came. And if my mom wasnt home at the exact time she said she would be i had a melt down. This didnt just include...
    Passionfruit3 Passionfruit3 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 3, 2012

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    Okay....ay

     that picture of the eye is staring at me!! Creepy!! Anyway, I haven't been diagnosed quite yet cause I am afraid to see someone. They might tell my parents!! then my parents might tell people and they will think i am crazy, and i will have to hide for the rest of my short...
    rainbowclouds rainbowclouds 18-21, F Aug 15, 2009

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    Let Loose From My Brain! Ahhhh.

    These are the thoughts that i feel are holding me back in life. The thoughts that convince me of feelings once familiar. And by familiar I mean pain, guilt, shame, anger, and most of all; unworthiness. Ever since I had gotten kicked out of my fathers house at age 10 for...
    Cyborg123 Cyborg123 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 2, 2013

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    I Can't Bare Looking At Billboards And Smurking Models

    I like models and I think they do a great job but I have a problem since being bashed and raped and abused by smurky abusive women.... Everytime I see a billboard or a smurking model or aggressive model photo I feel upset and disturbed as if they are smurking personally at me...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 2, 2011

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    It has gotten so bad I can't

    even walk in my own home without keeping my back to the wall so nothing will sneak up on me. I always think there is a monster or something chasing me when alone especially at night. This irrational fear emerged at the early age of ten after my mother kicked my dad out of the...
    Nobody200 Nobody200 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 8

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    Sometimes

    I get a lot of crap for this but I always have a knife on me xD I have never had to use it but it comes in handy for intimidation.Sometimes a kid will want to fight or someone looks shady idk I just like knowing its there just incase ;)
    FreedomFighter10 FreedomFighter10 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 14, 2012

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    I Think People Are Out To Kill Me

    Hello My name is Pamela. I live in a trailor in the country. i have 2 young children. My wifes brother is in prison for drugs and other thing. He is messed up in the head. I believe that he is sending people to kill me because he thinks I am the one that had him put in jail. It...
    PamelaM1963 PamelaM1963 46-50 Apr 30, 2012

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    Paranoia!

    having bdd has really made me a paranoid person. i feel that some are looking at me, judging me because of my size. i am a 6', 135lb, multiracial 18 year old female. i have 4 brothers and sisters. all of them are perfect. small body, not too tall and, beautiful. its so hard...
    ang127 ang127 18-21 3 Responses Sep 12, 2008

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    Would you call paranoia a flaw

    or just? I would call my development a flaw because I no longer need to feel paranoid, I am safe and around happy people. Maybe one day I'll be able to feel okay with people touching me and entering my personal room and looking through my things without supervision? But until...
    TropicalArctic TropicalArctic 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    Its been five ******* years

    and you're back of all times you're back I thought you were gone for good. But what am I saying?? I didn't get any treatment so your weren't even gone. Destroyed. You're back and you're in my empty head again Half the time I can't understand you because you're mumbling or...
    Kurpenter Kurpenter 13-15, T Aug 3

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    The Worst It Could Possibly Get (for Anyone With Paranoia)

    My paranoia is an absoloute knightmare to live with in normal everyday life. Where sometimes I'm fine, I can hold a conversation together, a relastionship, and can just do the norm. The worst I've had it I think there's some sort of plot to kill me and my family by some hired...
    michaelbrownsword michaelbrownsword 26-30 3 Responses Mar 12, 2011

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    Paranoid About Death and Loved Ones.

     Ever since I was a little girl, I can remember having these paranoid thoughts about my loved ones dying in a freak accident.  My parents always used to go to Las Vegas, and everytime they would leave my sister and I at our aunt and uncle's house, I'd start to feel...
    lepidoptera lepidoptera 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 5, 2009

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    You're All Out To Get Me!

    Childhood: everytime I entered someones house I would follow the path in and out. Barely move around because I was convinced they didn't like me and would scrub where ever I had touched and I wanted to make it easier for them. This soon escalated... Teenage years: I used to think...
    BeteNoire BeteNoire 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 30, 2011

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    What Do You Think I Have?

    I was just wondering if anyone can help me. For about 3 years now i have been dealing with this i know im paranoid and i know i have anxiety  and depression but i was wondering if it sounds like i have anything else because im really scared that i will have something worse. Il...
    chloeleebe chloeleebe 18-21 5 Responses Sep 11, 2011

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    I Dont Know What To Do Now....

    Since I was 11 I have always felt like there was something wrong with me. For quite a few years I was obsessed with researching mental illness to try and figure out my problem. Although for a while I thought I was depressed I soon saw that many of my issues were not central to...
    nadiafh nadiafh 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 10, 2011

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    This sucks... Literally ALL THE TIME I feel

    like I'm being watched.. I feel like someone is looking in my window at night, or someone is in the shower.. Or like someone is under my bed at night just waiting till I drift off so they can kill me. It's terrible..I'm always worrying....
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 19

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    I try to be anyway. And I do have lots of things to be thankful for. Never on Thanksgiving though. Never on the day that is so dedicated to giving thanks. I just can't. I don't...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    *(I'm a girl and I study in an all girls school right beside our neighboring all boys school) It strated when when the school volleyball varsity that I was in decided to have a...
    bgale12399 bgale12399 18-21, F Dec 7

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    I'm 40 and self diagnosed PMDD in 2007. My doctor had never heard of it and googled it while I was there! He said that the medical advice is treat with Prozac/ Fluoxtine. I was...
    nessypoohs nessypoohs 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 8

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    I feel that I am suffering from paranoia.I always imagine my friends talking **** about me behind my back or think that the whole world is against me.That kind of thing kills me...
    Namidanoregret Namidanoregret 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    Hate passing by a group of people who are laughing amongst each other. I always jump to the conclusion that they are for sure laughing about me, even though they may be just...
    msladyt757 msladyt757 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Highschool... sucked I was that one lonely creep who everyone assumed was mentally retarded because he always sat alone and could barely even speak... now in college I am changeing...
    matthewnew matthewnew 18-21 2 days ago

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    I don't know if this is really true. It is a bit absolute. Depending on how I feel and what I need, ....friendship is a word that can have many meanings. Like the untrue story that...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 8 hrs ago

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    I haven't told the truth in a long time about my drug addiction. The last time I was clean was about 8 years ago and I'm not even sure that is true. My drug of choice has been meth...
    Goddess007 Goddess007 46-50 7 hrs ago

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    I have a friend but not the kind i want, she is selfish arrogant and sometimes a b***h. and because of that i really feel like i have no friends. Before, i was prefere to be alone...
    manel2504 manel2504 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    What are your symptoms??? I wanted to stay home last night, yesterday was a long day, but I went into the hospital emergency room. I guessed I would be left in the waiting room...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    You were so close to me when you held the door open I could smell the freshly smoked cigarette on your skin. If I would have been facing you i would have been dangerously close to...
    vivaciousspirit vivaciousspirit 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    Had a conversation with a friend(aka niece's boyfriend). Me: It's been a while, so how are things back home? Friend: Well, nothing much, just having part time jobs for this moment...
    ZADoubleMesser ZADoubleMesser 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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