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I Know Bigotry Is A Mental Illness

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    This is my testimony of having a mental illness - obsessive compulsive disorder. It does get better, I promise you that! Well I might as well start at the beginning, growing up I...
    chelseystorys chelseystorys 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 16

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    An emotionless void. Endless pain. Doubt. Fear. Misery. Insecurity. These have been my constant companions for so much of my life. Joy. Happiness. Love. Laughter. What are those...
    dawnzerleelight dawnzerleelight 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 11

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    I have a mental disease ... Today I was walking on the street,and the sky turned into darker...I felt depression and I wanted to cry on the street...Totally loneliness and scary...
    Farmerwork Farmerwork 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 5

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    are these mental illnesses caused by genetics or loneliness? when u are mentally ill do u feel very naive?
    unlovednbroken unlovednbroken 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 20

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    Hi everyone. I never saw myself as the type to join any sort of online forum. Truth is, it makes me very uncomfortable to read my own words. I felt like I needed to join today...
    TheGeiser TheGeiser 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I thought this would be people with actual mental illness not this depression hippy bullshit
    TheAnonymousTroll TheAnonymousTroll 13-15, M 4 Responses Nov 17

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    I am in the process of recovering from chronic depression, severe anxiety, and anorexia nervosa. I've attempted suicide more than 30 times but am no longer suicidal. I've been...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Back-story: I met this guy (we will call him D) in January of 2013 while I was going through a divorce. D and I were just friends at the time, after my divorce, we became more than...
    ritycan ritycan 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    Hi can spopme1 helppppp me I'm suffering 4rm a mental conditioppn my mind is creating a illness in me that's nopt there like they say its all in the mind. My mind create nuasea all...
    mentalslavery mentalslavery 26-30 Nov 1

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    Both my children off meds... Grand daughter frightened and being hurt. Illness or not, it's on!!!! Bring it!
    WarriorPrincess862 WarriorPrincess862 36-40, F Nov 3

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    Just been discharged from being in a mental hospital for 4 months clinical depression ednos BPD suicidal tendencies childhood trauma insomnia anxiety dsh (deep self harm...
    chazstella chazstella 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 29

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    Your lack of compassion drives me to the edge of insanity.. You are my mental disorder
    rachelbeth6 rachelbeth6 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 5

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    when you are mentally ill do you feel like you have a "weed" mind or are having irrational thoughts? or are you doing impulive things or having irrational fears?
    unlovednbroken unlovednbroken 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    I suffer severely with mental problems, I have so many cos of some ****** up things that have happened, plus I was never a "normal kid" anyway. I hate it, I can't make friends cos...
    kyleishurt kyleishurt 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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      Im feeling lost in my own emotion Held prisoner causing all commotion I’m wound up like a hurricane With shreds of thoughts that are causing pain I try so hard to calm...
    cme4u cme4u 22-25, F Nov 12

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    I've been diagnosed with BPD and I feel like there's so much going on in my head... I think I'm a compulsive liar too. I don't feel bad about lying to people at all and half the...
    Brynn8 Brynn8 18-21, F Nov 12

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    My son snapped at school again today. Threatened to jump out the window and kill himself. Councilor told him that wasn't an option because the window doesn't open enough obviously...
    ThistleAndWeeds ThistleAndWeeds 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 20

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    i dont know but i just dont think rght. i do stupid things. i believe things that arent really happening. i have always been an idiot in my thinking i dont know why. is it because...
    unlovednbroken unlovednbroken 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Been thinking now to ride my bick just around the block but part of me is afriad what if I want to "voment" I must admit I haven't evan gone out and my mind is already telling me I...
    mentalslavery mentalslavery 26-30 Nov 1

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    I'm diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder & Bipolar disorder. Does anyone else ever feel like they have MORE than what they're diagnosed with? At times, I feel like I do...
    psychoticepisode psychoticepisode 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 8

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    I hate to say it, but I think I'm a borderline sociopath. I have very little empathy for others, and what little I do have I think is dumb most of the time. I hate being so...
    KingApathy KingApathy 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    I have eating disorders if somebody want to talk, i will listen 'cause i know how ir feels
    Loveskinny123 Loveskinny123 16-17 Nov 19

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    Y can't I be normal again like the way I was ppl start to judge u if they no about u iv hide my ilness well 4 5 to 6years but its worse now what now?
    mentalslavery mentalslavery 26-30 Nov 2

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    Just take the world day by day so it doesnt seem to overwhelm you or make seem like its so big of a world that cannot handle living in. If you take it day by day life will be more...
    lenee323 lenee323 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 6

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    I have bipolar disorder and live in fear of the psych ward.
    crossproduct crossproduct 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    I can't do this anymore. I'm tired of being lonely. I'm tired of being rejected. Why didn't my suicide attempts work when I was younger? I thought I was supposed to be here for...
    dexter450 dexter450 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 10

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    I suffer from many things..
    princesskarin princesskarin 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 11

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    Because it falls on me. And escaping such weight is rough. With no crane to lift facts from my eyes. Wish america cured. Instead of profiting off of us.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 17

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    Ingrates. Pathetic egos. Why must the fortunate mock us.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 17

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    I have social anxiety, My parents tell me to get over it and force me to parties I can't go to. They think it will help, yeah sure just wait one second while I cry on the floor. It...
    XbeyonceX XbeyonceX 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 17

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    I recently found a suicide note I had written when I was at my worst with my eating disorder and depression. Although I'm still struggling with both of those things, I can...
    kaylxlynn kaylxlynn 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    I truly do. Vile, disgusting people.
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I'm gonna talk to you this time about my life and experience in Bournemouth I moved to Bournemouth at the end of September 2009 for the fact that it was a beautiful town and it...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Nov 9

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    I love to read books that educate me, my mother says I am too old in the head and she's probably right! I'm reading the secret society, it teaches the reader; wheather they are a...
    Rubyalexander Rubyalexander 18-21, F Nov 19

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    If they don't like you, they will take it out on YOU and YOU will get the blame for it. Whether that be mocking your mental illness, thinking what you have is 'nothing', laughing...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Nov 18

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    I feel utterly bad for those who have committed suicide mostly due to depression because I’ve been in their shoes. Depression is a very, very horrifying mental illness. It takes...
    ziwen ziwen 16-17, F Nov 7

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    I don't really know if it's me projecting my judgment of myself, if it is legitimately true that others are judging me, or if it is a combination of both. I do feel really judged...
    KelseyLeigh123 KelseyLeigh123 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 13

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    I met my ex in March. He was very affectionate, sweet, asking for me to not to leave. At first, I was full of doubts, insecurities, fears. I suffer from anxiety and depression...
    hanna1983 hanna1983 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 18

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    I've been to a mental hospital twice so far for schizophrenia. the first time was when I was 16 or 17, and I was convinced there were bugs all around me and crawling into my skin...
    AndrewRD AndrewRD 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 29

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    I had never thought growing up that things would play out this way. My family has always had problems, but what family doesn't? My brother has had schizophrenia for the last 5...
    TheHumanExperience TheHumanExperience 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I Believed My Parents & My Elders Told Me The Truth About Who They Were The FOIA has allowed me to access information I did not have as a child. The KGB files have made their way...
    Brainyblonde Brainyblonde 66-70, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    Once my doc looked at my chart and saw _, he stopped looking for a reason for why I felt bad. Illnesses like MS are just labels. They describe a collection of symptoms.
    ceahope ceahope 36-40, F Oct 31

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    Iv been too two different mental hospitals and iv been to one of them twice. So iv been in the mental hospital 3 times in all. It was a very interesting experience. The first time...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 2

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    My body is rejecting itself it's a genetic illness that skips some generations in my family first guy to get it so god dam do I feel lucky. I'm 18 and I walk with a cane for gods...
    lewismurray16 lewismurray16 18-21, M Nov 11

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    I'm in a weird situation that is so hard to get out of... Basically.. It's really hard for me and bad for my physical and mental health to continue living at home. I'm not happy...
    Umorella Umorella 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 18

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