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I Know The Ep Is Not A Hot Bed Of Mental Health

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 61 People

    Wow

    Well, this group certainly made my day.For those that know what I do for a living, they will understand why I found this group comically intriguing.My hat goes off to the person who created it.
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 21, 2012

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    Sooner Or Later

    If you stay on EP long enough you will come to see the truth in this.  All of us get attacked irrationally at times, some of us get stalked in the bad sense of that word, we draw unwanted attention, have "friends" that suddenly become raging enemies, have troll accounts set up...
    SaratogaGirl SaratogaGirl 26-30, F 38 Responses Feb 23, 2011

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    I Don't Really Think The World Is A Hotbed Of Mental Health Either.

    People are crazy. neurotic. psycho. Some certifiable, some just need therapy. Everyone has issues. Some were taught to deal with it on their own. Some weren't. I'm not saying that EP not being a hotbed of mental health is a bad thing just that it is what it is. I love it...
    1invisible1 1invisible1 26-30, F Mar 6, 2011

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    I just find it weird

    that many People here ask strangers for advice on very personal matters. You just cannot advise someone you do not know and who does not know you. No counselor would give advice based on so Little Information. But apparently there are many People who think they know what is wise...
    Dreammmer Dreammmer 46-50, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    So What?

    If you are not ****** up, why are you even here?
    Cracked Cracked 18-21, M Mar 2, 2011

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    I am really struggling with my mental health recently. I've been clinically since I was 15 and take venlafaxine 250 for this. It can seem, at times, that I'm fine, I feel Fine...
    keyedup keyedup 26-30, F Mar 23

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     Wondering if anyone here has any mental health issues, and anyone who would be interested in joining :-)  People can share their highs and lows, and share techniques...
    soppycow soppycow 18-21, F Apr 15

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    This makes me so mad and disgusted. A family member of mine had psychosis, he lived with me and my mother when it started and he's back from the mental hospital for about 2,5 weeks...
    toughbaby toughbaby 18-21, F Mar 25

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    I'm not certified but I don need to be. I'm the main factor in healing mentally. Music is my new therapy. I will sing and play piano to release my feelings. I will deal with the...
    Trustmeimaunicorn Trustmeimaunicorn 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I started crossdressing when i was about 15-16 and i loved it. I soon became bisexual/pansexual and i met a boy a real cute and kind and fun guy, and after a few weeks he asked me...
    BC90 BC90 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    Since it is none of your dam business, I owe no explanation to YOU!
    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M Mar 27

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    No need to question it! I'm definitely crazy. And medicated. Heavily.
    meghanmonroe meghanmonroe 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I love my job. I enjoy supporting people with different diagnoses and above all it makes me feel immense relief that I havent been sectioned (yet).
    sparklewonderpaws sparklewonderpaws 26-30, F a week ago

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    My panic attacks are getting more frequent now, among other things. It's getting to the point that it seriously interferes with my daily activities since I can't get anything done...
    Littleorphanorange Littleorphanorange 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm going to try to find at least one good thing in everyday no matter how bad it is. Today's good thing was me having my favorite dinner and being loved by a couple girls on my...
    cloudy97 cloudy97 16-17, F 16 hrs ago

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    After losing such a close friend it has become more evident that the stigma that comes with someone being mentally ill needs to be removed. Depression, anxiety, panic attacks etc...
    kiara95 kiara95 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    Most people don't understand mental health and what's it's like living with a mental illness. The day to day battle you have a go through just to do the smallest of tasks. People...
    leon789 leon789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    I guess to understand the full depth of my story, it's best to start at the very beginning It all started when I turned 7. Up until that age, I has a great family. My mom and dad...
    heartsofgold22 heartsofgold22 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    So today I finally hired a PI. My instinct should be proof enough.. But I need real proof. Feel like I'm having déjà vu. He is such a douche bag! For over a year had to...
    Hamnamatata Hamnamatata 41-45 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    After a testy relationship with a mentally unstable woman, of which many lies were spit from her very mouth to my face, I had to leave her. I had a daughter who was tiny, and she...
    brainbroodling brainbroodling 26-30, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    It's ridiculously comfy. I'm talking so comfy it should be illegal. I had to sleep on a hard, cruel bed last night, and I feel like I was up all night at Fight Club... Oops. Just...
    ShesAVeryKinkyGirl ShesAVeryKinkyGirl 26-30, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I don’t have a normal eating disorder like anorexia or bulimia or even binge eating. I guess I have ednos. I was my lowest weight in awhile at 108 a few days ago and it felt...
    8ecc4 8ecc4 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Hey! I'm new here at EP and I really need someone to talk to, good advice, experiences and such.. I don't know what to do! My boyfriend did do drugs and tried to take his own life...
    lilcarey lilcarey 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 27

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    Hey guys... I figured out how to feel better about myself, and be happier and I'd like to share it with you all. (I am aware this might all sound very hippie like...but I'm just...
    xxersabooxx xxersabooxx 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Maybe if its a nightmare, i just have to wake up- my dad was in jail for two years which made my whole family really depressed, specially my mother and myself. My two older sister...
    Justbreatheba Justbreatheba 16-17, F Apr 7

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    This is my experience with love and doubt (read on- it's not all rainbows and butterfly's, there's a twist). I welcome all of your feedback (and ridicule) and would love to know if...
    HopefulLovelyLioness HopefulLovelyLioness 26-30, F Apr 9

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    This is my experience with love and doubt (read on- it's not all rainbows and butterfly's, there's a twist). I welcome all of your feedback (and ridicule) and would love to know if...
    HopefulLovelyLioness HopefulLovelyLioness 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I grew up in the center of two warring parents. Two stubborn pigheaded people who not once thought of putting aside their differences so that I could possibly have some semblance...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 25

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    I saw this news article and just had to share it. Go here to read the article, see pictures and get a link to a more detailed article. NASHPORT, Ohio (AP) — A couple who held...
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    So my music teacher has bipolar disorder and had to go away for a little while to get better. She is such an inspiration- she packed up her entire life here in England because of...
    writercookies writercookies 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hello. Are you listening to me? Are you talking to me? Are you trying to give me a lesson? Just give me a sign.. I feel silly talking to myself in my head, and crazy when I hear...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Please for my health and safety. Don't use the word rape towards me.
    jessixoxo4 jessixoxo4 16-17, F Apr 3

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    i know im not perfect i truly do but i feel worse then usual. its not my normal self esteem issues it the fact that heat rash is on my face because im running a fever! or that i...
    Anicia47 Anicia47 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I thoroughly love taking long and hot showers in my master bedroom's shower. After a long day of work, I love coming home, getting undressed, and taking a long hot shower. My...
    femalelovesanimals femalelovesanimals 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    These videos teach a lot of love and healing in forgiveness. And the second one about mental illness. second
    SuperPanda SuperPanda 26-30, M Apr 11

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    Can't go wrong with a nice hot chocolate specially on a Sunday night Bath , hot chocolate and bed with a good film Ready for a busy week
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    what may be hot for you may just be warm for me or what may be cool for me is totally hot for you,its all about perception and what i think may not be exactly what u think but i...
    velvetkick velvetkick 22-25, F Mar 24

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    I feel like I'm about to have a mental break down, I'm starting a new job Sunday, yes I'm excited, over the mood. All that jazz. Yet my heads been ****** for months, I battle...
    YellowLilyPad YellowLilyPad 18-21, F Apr 3

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    redhotridinghood redhotridinghood 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Hi, Im a married man 41 year old, Im happily married and Im in deep love with my wife. But recently I discovered that I enjoy her relationship with other men. I even want to see...
    rimpi1972 rimpi1972 41-45, M 8 Responses Apr 8

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    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 4 days ago

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    Ok ... Tomorrow is D day .. When I start the health/ wellness challenge .... From here on out I'm cutting out all refined sugars, white flour , foods high in starches ....etc...
    Silentandstrange Silentandstrange 36-40, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    So I just dropped my college course. I'm devastated and feel like a failure but I couldn't go on any longer with the way I feel mentally. I was missing too much time and studying...
    Yummylicious4ev Yummylicious4ev 18-21 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I'm 17 this year and I originally wanted to become a doctor , not because I was extremely passionate about medicine or anything but just because I had good grades and found it...
    rebekahmak rebekahmak 18-21, F Mar 25

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    I don't know why but I'm fascinated by mental disorders and part of me wants to have one like depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, etc.
    stupidsillygirl stupidsillygirl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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