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I Know Bigotry Is A Mental Illness

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    My brother and I are the only one I know that are getting treated for depression. No one in my family believe in getting help in their opinions only God can help you and you should...
    sjroo00 sjroo00 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    I just remember, in the dark of the night, that there is nobody out there in this entire world, who knows me. I ******* hate it. No one but my lord knows me. I have a fear of being...
    YDKMSFOP YDKMSFOP 22-25 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I believe people in my family misunderstand my mental illness. If I had the guts I'd ask "what makes you think I would actually choose this?" It feels like punishment for something...
    iusedtolovemyself iusedtolovemyself 46-50, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    The only thing that I love to do is Programming. I've worked on several OSS too. But my parents are too close-minded to understand what this programming is about. I hate formal...
    usele usele 16-17, M 14 hrs ago

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    I am both bipolar type 1 (manic/mixed episodes) and I have dissociative identity disorder. (DID) if you're not sure what to make of that diagnosis, it used to be called multiple...
    Jakesantiiinked Jakesantiiinked 18-21, M 19 hrs ago

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    I personally feel as though this needs to be said. Please do not demean those with clinical anxiety by claiming that you, too, have anxiety. As human beings, we all experience...
    Blizzardpaw Blizzardpaw 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I realise how weird it is for me to think this way but I am really tired of being treated as a normal (stable) person I really am not a stable person I am tired of everybody not...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I keep a diary to make sure I don't forget anything. But occasionally I'll forget that I've written something, and when I go back over it it's like, what the **** was I thinking?
    DreamWarriorBlake DreamWarriorBlake 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    http://loveaschizophrenic.blogspot.com/ This is my blog about life from the view of a schizophrenic. Please read, comment, and share with friends and family. Thanks
    mstenorsaxplayer mstenorsaxplayer 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Despite being depressed, and having a mental illness, and not being on medication, or forgetting to take your medication give you the right to do whatever you want and get away...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I have suffered from depression. If depression is a mental illness then I have suffered a mental illness. Sometimes I think I am also going insane.
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's easier to hide behind a fake smile than it is to tell people how you feel. You can feel the loneliest person in a room full of people. Some days it's easier to hide away...
    danyellelakin danyellelakin 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    It makes me so damn angry when people mock someone who has a mental illness. The people who have a mental illness, are suffering enough, and going through enough hell, but to have...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Sometimes I hate myself so much and I dunno why. Sometimes I don't want to continue. Sometimes I feel so alone even though I know I have a lot of people that care about me. I...
    Fay03 Fay03 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Delusions, hallucinations, talking to myself, psychotic episodes that make American Psycho seem loving and thoughtful. Worse, I don't think I'm adjusting to my new meds very well...
    DreamWarriorBlake DreamWarriorBlake 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    My ex was molested by her brother. I am hoping you weren't wanting me to ease that line In somewhere else. I stated it first because mental Illness, like other serious Issues...
    jjskinner3 jjskinner3 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    One of the best article I came across ... Do you often engage in conversations with your narcissist that leave you feeling like you were talking to a brick wall or worse, maybe...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have a chronic illness and feel very lonely. I want to be a wife and share my life but how???
    loveroflife44 loveroflife44 46-50, F a week ago

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    The truth is a funny thing. Humans are driven to find it. Yet, very often, the truth hurts us. Human curiosity looks illogical when described this way. Really, the drive to find...
    DepressedDemigod DepressedDemigod 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I've been going through so many things the past few years and I'm honestly getting better. It's just sad that I go through really bad down times. I stay in and I just feel...
    beax3 beax3 22-25, F Jun 28

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    I've been going threw therapy because I had voices in my head and susidal thoughts and one day they sent me to a hospital (not mental)and I was there for 2 weeks then after a...
    cloudysky2257 cloudysky2257 13-15, F Jun 28

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    I feel like I'm going insane. My mind is not normal. I have panic attacks constantly but there is never anyone who can help. Everyone looks down on me for it and doesn't understand...
    thissworld thissworld 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 26

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    *Someone shared this enlightening post with me .... and I thought it would be a shame if I didnt pass it on!!! In a brief conversation, a man asked a woman he was pursuing the...
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 26

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    I got out this morning. Let's just say I was committed in June 2014. I was that bad. *************** I was forcibly admitted to a hospital. I got in there. My dad went to talk...
    troubledjealousteen troubledjealousteen 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    help i have done it again i have been here many times before hurt myself again today and the worst part is there's no one else to blame, ouch i have lost myself again and i am...
    highondarknes highondarknes 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    so i thought i would try nami out but am disturbed to find the have one family suppory meeting per month and one suicide survivor meeting per month. on the same night. mental...
    DeAnnsharon DeAnnsharon 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    I am almost 50 and i am not sure if my man that has always been my dad really is my dad. My Mom passed away when I was 21 and I was separated from her when i was 13 because she was...
    neverknow66 neverknow66 46-50, F Jun 21

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    I've been cutting myself since sixth grade, which is when I was bullied a lot (I'm currently in eleventh grade). In early May, I attempted suicide by overdosing on my...
    nerdfighter314 nerdfighter314 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    My first mental illness was major depression, it began around the age of 6. I would become withdrawn from social interaction and remain in my bedroom. I didn't want people to come...
    CelticBoxingGuy CelticBoxingGuy 41-45, M Jun 19

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    My dog has been with me through two, very bad, meltdowns. The first happened when he was very young and his stress and confusion was heartbreaking to me. Slowly, we both came...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 19

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    Hey guys. This is more of a question than an experience. I am seeking as much help I can get. So to summarize, I have been a depressed person since I was a child. I don't know but...
    changemindchangelife changemindchangelife 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 18

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    I am 44 years old I have experienced Bi polar with mixed episodes, Mania and depression Anxiety and panic PTSD and Scizophrenia. never diagnosed but clearly have dealt with...
    smalltownwitch smalltownwitch 41-45, F Jun 18

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    At 18 years old, I was the youngest patient on the ward when I was admitted to the psychiatric floor of a hospital 4 months ago. I had just attempted suicide and I had never been...
    bluerose2218 bluerose2218 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    Dear not mentally ill people trying to give me advice: If I had so much control over my illness that I "wouldn't let it affect me", I wouldn't be ******* ill. That is what...
    Atmosfaerie Atmosfaerie 22-25 8 Responses Jun 17

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    mine is sex as i just cant say no it dont even matter how the men look i still want it. i struggle to hold a job down as end up having sex with colleagues going out drinking i...
    boredathome699 boredathome699 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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    I am laying in bed as the hours that I get to sleep slowing drain away. I was ready to collapse from exhaustion all day until I climbed into bed. Now I cannot seem to catch my...
    DramaBabe94 DramaBabe94 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 17

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    Ive had three major mental breakdowns and they have all ended up with me in a mental hospital/psychiatric ward. im still waiting for the next one
    ZuckerOaksPilgrim ZuckerOaksPilgrim 18-21, M Jun 16

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    Last Monday I was in A&E (Accident and Emergency) there were 2 young guys both in their early 20’s (separate cases) one sat in front of me crying uncontrollably just really...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 15

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    I just realized I haven't cut in over 2 years
    Itsssnatalie Itsssnatalie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 15

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    Most mentals are right. Most successes are wrong. Most mentals are vastly more humane Most successes are deluded by work. Some mentals are lethal. Because successes push...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 14

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    i have been in a mental hospital for suicide and self harm. they diagnosed me with depression and had to take pills for it.the pill made me feel better but i guess i got used to...
    ladyangel924 ladyangel924 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 14

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