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I Know Bigotry Is A Mental Illness

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    I'm wondering if anyone has had the same weird experience as me. Recently when i leave the house, I have these brief moments like blackouts for a few seconds (at least thats what...
    auroraskyy auroraskyy 18-21, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    And sexually abused. The sad thing is when I want to talk about it with someone they dismiss me so easily because I'm male. Physically abused? I should have 'manned up' and fought...
    LukasMeoww LukasMeoww 16-17, T 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    My sweetheart is living with a rare form of cancer. When he first told me, it was like he was giving me an opportunity to run. But I was so curious and just wanted to get to know...
    BluRain04 BluRain04 26-30, F 19 hrs ago

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    I suffer from depression. I miss the town I was spending the Summer in. There's something special about it... And all it takes is that one song to make me think of it... Then...
    Triforce184 Triforce184 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Mental illness changes you. You start to do things you always swore you'd never do. You get to a point you always sworw you'd never get to. You look back at who you used to think...
    RandomInkFlow RandomInkFlow 18-21, T 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    the anxiety is overwhelming, its days like today that I really have trouble pushing on. hard to find real reason to anyway.
    EvilPrincess87 EvilPrincess87 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I think I might have psychosis. I have depression and social anxiety, but there are things that have happened that lead me to believe I also have psychotic episodes. If anyone has...
    Dawhead Dawhead 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I use to think it was OK for me to want someone to love me with the intensity I felt I might be able to love. I wanted to be the center of their world. Have them worship the ground...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have a chronic illness it's hard to work through it.
    bradytales8530 bradytales8530 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I found a boy that said he loved me and i believed him. He made me feel worthless. Like every thing in this earth was my fault. I blamed my self it was like taking a shovel to my...
    RealMsKate RealMsKate 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I support the semicolon movement!
    emetophobic247 emetophobic247 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I hate it when Im feeling depressed and my dad or sister tell me to snap out of it or use my willpower, or ull feel better when u talk a walk. they havent been through severe...
    sugarpuffs sugarpuffs 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Dissociative Identity Disorder/DID/formally known as MPD or multiple personality disorder. A lot of people have no idea what it means so I decided to write something about it and...
    Meliantha Meliantha 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I had anorexia and had to go to a treatment center for it and about 2 weeks after I got there I was locked in a basement,starved, and got one phone call to my parents. I was only...
    LateApology LateApology 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I was diagnosed as a functioning psychopath last month. The weeks leading up to that were full of surprising discoveries about myself. For example, I've always been curious how...
    reaperthejack reaperthejack 13-15, M Aug 20

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    Major depression, moderate anxiety and schizophrenia have affected my life since I was age six. I recently started a tumblr blog writing about how coping and suffering with these...
    CelticBoxingGuy CelticBoxingGuy 41-45, M Aug 19

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    Does Adhd count as a mentle illness or not?
    ArtemistheHunter ArtemistheHunter 13-15, F 7 Responses Aug 18

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    problem is they treat you like a case to study ,i am just a job to them,how could i trust some psychologist look at me as something have to be fixed ,i am not an object i am a...
    duffyjun duffyjun 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Those of u who have lots of serious mental problems. Do you talk about it with ppl? Do u let them know? Or do u keep completely quiet about it?? I tend to tell ppl but I'm...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 20 Responses Aug 18

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    I've held back for a long time, but I think it's over. When I was 3 years old, my parents divorced. Around a year or so afterwards, my mother started dating a man, his name was...
    relaxitsjustanightmare12 relaxitsjustanightmare12 13-15, T Aug 18

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    I was sent to a mental hospital under suicide watch a week ago, and it wasn't so bad while I was still depressed, but as I started getting better, I got really bored.
    bandgeekavery bandgeekavery 13-15, T 2 Responses Aug 16

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    You arnt special. You don't get special treatment. Your devils fight them. And all this bullshit with these pill pushing therapist is getting out of hand. You have a personality...
    howmanylettercantiputhere howmanylettercantiputhere 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 16

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    I'm glad for the first time in my life I can talk about my mental illness. For 40 years or so I have only had a few close friends that I can really talk to about "it". Even if I...
    Golondrinas Golondrinas 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Iris Iris is one of my alters who is really hard to control. She is very strong minded and loves to break people mentally. I've lost some of my best friends because they couldn't...
    Meliantha Meliantha 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Right now, I am thinking about my life and wish I was dead. People tell me I have potential and stuff but honestly, I don't see it. I lost myself when I was in a crappy...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I read your story and I understand how you feel. It's very hard to be a mother and know people don't understand. It's even harder to know people don't understand your child. My...
    Luuz Luuz 41-45, F Aug 15

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    Here's a small list. Just some of the people who are actively making lives more difficult for world citizens. -George Soros -Jeb Bush -Hillary Clinton -Alexis Tsipras -Barack...
    wanderingmind86 wanderingmind86 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    Yes, people continue to misunderstand mental illness in the 21st century. Many people with mental illness throughout history have been tortured and murdered because they were...
    TheQuirkyQuasar TheQuirkyQuasar 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    A few months ago, after watching some documentaries and reading some books, and spending weeks lost in thought, I went through a quick, chaotic phase in my life. It was almost like...
    wanderingmind86 wanderingmind86 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    My wife is bipolar, but she is taking her medication and has it under control. She is not an issue for me. My issue is with her son, my step-son. He's 24 years old. He has been...
    CJRed73 CJRed73 41-45, M Aug 13

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    hi guys, few months back i had horrible roommates who used to abuse me mentally, verbally and physically. they used to party a lot in the night i used to go to sleep early, one day...
    jyothi19 jyothi19 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    I have a rare brain disease and will be dead within a year. I am terrified, like it doesn't feel real knowing in a years time I'll be gone forever. It gives me comfort though...
    Amber2694 Amber2694 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 11

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    well i was an intelligent student and active in all kinds. but i have a problem in my left hand. doctors say that it can be done through operation but i don't want. so in my...
    MalikYamin MalikYamin 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 11

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    Sorry I haven't been on for a while but I have a pretty good excuse. This summer I attempted suicide. I came out to my parents and it didn't go so well... Long story short I've...
    luvvyowl luvvyowl 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I was victim of childhood abuse sexually and mentally abuse by bullying that's why I find it hard to keep being alive
    emmadarko emmadarko 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    people who believe that dissociative identity disorder can be cured by 'giving yourself to god' and 'stop playing with ghosts (Wtf???) really have no idea how they can hurt people...
    Meliantha Meliantha 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 10

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    PanHead1989 PanHead1989 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 10

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    I have been dealing with severe depression since I was in high school, which was years and years ago. Didnt think much of it, got some therapy once in a while and that was that...
    FalseSmile FalseSmile 22-25, M Aug 10

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    one of my other personalities told someone she would jump in front of a train, now they forced me to get help again I'm just a mess at the moment
    Meliantha Meliantha 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 8

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    Ever since i can remember ive had severe anxiety and feeling of worthlessness. I now know that nobody should have to go through this , but ive been blind to it almost my whole life...
    sophiexox29 sophiexox29 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 7

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