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I Know Bigotry Is A Mental Illness

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    I don't get mad or sad anymore. My friend and stepbrothers make me laugh, but that's about it. I have been a hermit or recluse whatever the word is for about 15 years now I have...
    Larls Larls 31-35, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    1. I love the Lord, my God 2. You probably don't care about this list, lol 3. I have low self esteem 4. I love Superheroes but Batman and Power Rangers are my favorites 5. I...
    DarkKnightRanger DarkKnightRanger 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I learned a knew word that is effecting me right now. Indefatigable incapable of being tired out; not yielding to fatigue; untiring.
    Dahlia86 Dahlia86 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I developed a mental illness while I was at psychological ward that was supposed to help me.
    TowerJimmyDabzs TowerJimmyDabzs 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I haven't heard from my (ex?) boyfriend in almost three weeks. He is still not well and continues to be delusional and aggressive. I don't know what to do so I sent him a card. It...
    Lann2015 Lann2015 31-35, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've been struggling with dissociative episodes, caused by traumatic abuses of my childhood. It's like being half conscious, and I feel no will to move. I'm heavy. I'm numb or...
    malanxious malanxious 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    The ones they can't change, or brainwash they call mentally ill
    DarkKnightRanger DarkKnightRanger 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    My brother & father have a mental illness. Its still not sure what the diagnosis is, likely schizophrenia. I feel that I have inherited something too (depression). The truth is...
    yasmine98 yasmine98 16-17, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't know if I have a mental illness but I suffer from anxiety and don't like taking tablets for it as it will make me feel funny I have trouble taking medication only ibuprofen...
    Pszkit1990 Pszkit1990 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have been diagnosed with bipolar with psychotic features. it has been very hard dealing with this. I have delusions and hallucinations when I am not on medicine. but I think we...
    kparker33 kparker33 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    my bipolar disorder and anxiety is ruining my life. i can not sustain a relationship. i usually do not even get past the initial meeting. i start to get overbearing and pushy...
    LannaKitten LannaKitten 41-45, F a week ago

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    If you don't know much or anything about something - keep your mouth shut and opinions to yourself. Or better still, go and educate yourself on that particular condition. It...
    lozenbee lozenbee 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Mental health awareness is absolutely necessary. It's amazing how many people don't know the difference between the mentally ill and mentally disabled. Mental illness is greatly...
    CNSPRCYTHRY CNSPRCYTHRY 26-30, M Jan 28

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    I literally hate change so much, I get a little upset when the seasons change. -_-
    haileyx3 haileyx3 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 28

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    Examples: They are millions and millions of single mothers in the world why? Because when a girl gets pregnant most men can't mentally handle being a father so he runs away...
    Kornisone Kornisone 26-30, F 10 Responses Jan 28

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    i've been a member here for a while, but haven't got around to participate in posting. i am an aspiring filmmaker and after having internship-level experience shooting for other...
    kmcaulley kmcaulley 26-30, F Jan 28

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    Saw my councillor today, agreeing to see him is possibly one of the best things I have done for myself. He wants me to have a psychiatric assessment, up my dosage of fluoxetine...
    EverlyLeex EverlyLeex 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    I believe that we actually have more than one reality. That the Universe was designed this way. The main reality is the one, which we all see and can touch, smell, taste, hear. But...
    DragonSheep DragonSheep 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 27

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    I guess i do. I just have obsessive thoughts everyday at times in the day and oh i have demonic dreams that have come true and I also have demonic oppression and Satanic possession...
    Angelinawhitepromdresseveryday Angelinawhitepromdresseveryday 16-17, F Jan 26

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    Woke up with absolutely no motivation to do anything. I don't want to be here. I can't face leaving the house and pretending to be happy at my evening class tonight. I just can't...
    EverlyLeex EverlyLeex 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    Hey I was recently diagnosed with Psychosis after spending some time in a mental ward I was wondering if anyone has had this illness and what it's been like for them dealing with...
    Lonelybunnixo Lonelybunnixo 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    TRIGGER WARNING!!! I don't really understand why people self harm on their wrists instead of on thighs or some other place where people are less likely to see? Maybe not as much...
    Dawhead Dawhead 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 25

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    Is being twenty two a mental illness? How about unemployed, on the verge of getting kicked out of college your almost senior year, being lazy, a slacker, unmotivated, confused...
    Sickntiredoflife Sickntiredoflife 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 25

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    As I've mentioned, in my other stories, my disability money comes in on the third of each month. It was not until later on in life, around a year or two ago, that I rediscovered...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Jan 25

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    I have bipolar and was diagnosed 5 years ago. Since then I've suffered from major depression. My therapist says that I will be able to live a fulfilling life but I have my doubs...
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 24

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    I have zero control right now
    eastcoast2westcoast eastcoast2westcoast 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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    1. WHERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? Yes, Zelda Fitzgerald. 2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED? Maybe a few days ago. 3. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING? Not really. 4. WHAT IS...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 24

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    i was in a relationship with a man for over 5 years. I don't know when the abuse started, everything is so blurred now. Thinking back I think I was manipulated into believing he...
    JustGotOut2016 JustGotOut2016 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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    having a hard time with life right now
    eastcoast2westcoast eastcoast2westcoast 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    I need someone to rant at. I can't take how terrible life is.
    Dawhead Dawhead 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 23

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    My first time was in 8th grade, im in 10th right now, btw. I got caught cutting myself. I went 5 times in the span of two years. I also had eating disorders, anorexia at first...
    lekearns99 lekearns99 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    Mental illness... When you've got a disorder, like depression, bipolar, schizophrenia or anxiety, you don't feel in control. You feel more like a helpless piƱata... Dangling...
    xXverlorenXx xXverlorenXx 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 22

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    anyone been experiencing 'brain fog' what causes this? I can't tell what's real anymore..
    eastcoast2westcoast eastcoast2westcoast 18-21, F 10 Responses Jan 21

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    I have a question. Dose anyone get triggered by a celebrity death? I have with with Kurt Cobain, Michael Jackson, Robert Williams, I was actually in the hospital when he passed...
    Dahlia86 Dahlia86 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 20

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    I keep blaming myself for being depressed. The stupid choices I keep making with drugs and wreckless behaviour. I've lost all motivation and kind of will death to come.
    Caoilin1 Caoilin1 36-40, M 4 Responses Jan 19

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    Depression feels like living with an untreated bullet wound, walking around bleeding out until u r utterly exhausted, trying to ignore the pain just enough to make it through the...
    ogkev ogkev 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 19

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    Remember the time you said "Son, it'll be alright." Remember the time you said "Son, it will be just fine." Well I'm waiting for the day that my mind says it's had enough And I...
    BrokeAssBxtch BrokeAssBxtch 18-21, F Jan 19

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    But it seems that it's not THAT serious. So I can't get any help. I've tried counselling. Not all counselor fit. One counsellor when i was living in foreign country, she was so...
    rainyrainsky rainyrainsky 26-30, F Jan 18

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    If you have a mental illness.. Anything that makes you happy is clouded. It's black and white, there is no grey area. To find something, or someone that makes me truly happy is a...
    EverlyLeex EverlyLeex 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    My sky, my earth, my sun. My home ,my ground, my gravity, a cage of glass, that no one sees. I long to soar or to break free but my heart’s cage encases me. I long to sing...
    DropsOfSadness DropsOfSadness 13-15, F Jan 18

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