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I 'm A Constant Worrier

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    Like Everyone Else Here...

    ...I worry about everything. Everything stresses me out. Things I can change, things I can't change, things I could change if I could find the will, things that have nothing to do with me whatsoever but I'm afraid it could effect something in my life or the life of...
    JigsawLo JigsawLo 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 2, 2009

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    I was always like that.

    I think it's the combination of my overly active mind that literally never gives me one moment of quiet, and the fact that I tend to be pessimistic. As a result, a lot of my thought processes consist of worry and doom scenarios about things I have no influence over(yet or...
    TheRealJade TheRealJade 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    I worry about everything School Grades?

    What High School will be like? How will I ever afford college? Will my dream of owning my own business ever come true? Will the guy unlike see past my outside? Why did the girl who I was really nice to become a bratty Bit--? Will I lose my friends, to her? My legs hurt often, I...
    CupcakeQueen318 CupcakeQueen318 13-15, F Jan 24

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    Help Me! I Obsess Over Everything!

    Question: I have been living with panic attacks and anxiety for about 16 years. It started after I stopped using drugs. I constantly thought I was going to or was in the act of having a heart attack. Then, it started me checking windows and doors repeatedly every night, and the...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Sep 9, 2013

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    Constant Worry

    I worry about everything, every stupid little thing and it stops me from realising my true potential - at work, at college, in my personal relationships. Alot of really bad situations have situated themselves in my life in the last couple of years and i  have to be strong...
    vexedspider vexedspider 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2009

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    so much so that i worry

    when im NOT worrying :/
    maylane maylane 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    Too Much

    I worry mostly about things that will get me in trouble. I'm sorry, but IT just can't stop.
    whatdoicareaboutacase whatdoicareaboutacase 18-21, M Nov 13, 2013

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    Alleviating That Excess Nervous Energy

    One of the hardest things to deal with when trying to overcome panic and anxiety is knowing what to do with all that excess energy. I know when I used to get my panic attacks it sometimes felt like I just wanted to jump right out of my skin! My heart would race at a thousand...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M May 7, 2013

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    Worrisome.

    Seriously. I spend more time worrying than anything else during the day. If something doesn't go according to plan or if it is working I still worry about the outcome. This is probably why I sleep a lot; to forget my worries if even for a few hours.
    Rhysen Rhysen 22-25, M Oct 27, 2013

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    it sucks that am i one,

    especially since my boyfriend lives in another state at the moment. im always worrying that he is with someone else, or something will happen to him when im not there. i know hes the best thing that has happened to me but i still worry all the time and i dont know how to stop.
    crunchatizamecaptin crunchatizamecaptin 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    I Do Worry When My Father Leave For Work At Night

    I have a father that goes to work at night, and it is weird. Then I have a mom that is all around worthless. She is just completely worthless. My mom and dad are divorced, but yet they both live at my fathers house. What a wonderful life for me. Then my mom is a mental patient...
    chicago54 chicago54 22-25, M Mar 16, 2010

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    I Worry Constantly....

    I have such a bad habit of worrying over things that I can't control. I worry about my job and not being good enough at it even though people say I do an amazing job. I worry about people not liking me, not accepting me, not seeing myself as normal or like other people my age...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 1 Response May 11, 2011

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    I am in a rut i admit that.

    I was happy enough up to 20 years old , I was a normal boy i didn't go to university which socially maybe was bad for me. I got a job in a male dominated environment and stayed there for 20 years. 20-40. So I did not meet many women. I used to go out between ages of 20-23 and...
    defoekeane defoekeane 36-40, M Dec 14, 2013

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    The Door!!

    I am such a worrier I can't even leave the house without triple checking the door is closed. My house is a 2 mile walk from the school. So 50 minute walk. I will spend time running all the way back to my house to check if the front door is closed. It always is closed when I get...
    freakylishis freakylishis 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 21, 2012

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    I Never Used To Be!!

    its just that the older i get i seem to worry about everything more and more, but im beginning to wonder if it has anything to do with my job!! im working in a job with a boss that doesnt like me and i dont like him either to be honest, and i dont like a lot of the people i work...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 14, 2013

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    I Worry Bout Everything

    i really do worry bout everything. im only 15 i shouldnt have the wieght of the world on my shoulders, but i guess u cant help the hand that ur delt. i worry bout: gettin my work done at school are we gunna lose our house when is my bf gunna get deployed wat if he gets killed...
    emilyshantae emilyshantae 16-17, F 5 Responses Nov 24, 2009

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    What is a Panic AttackA very important question

    if you're struggling with this condition. You should really understanding exactly what's going on behind the scenes.So what is a PA?A sudden feeling of acute and disabling anxiety.`Ok, that's the textbook definition, but i don't think that clears things up too much so let's go l...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Feb 23

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    My Husband Hates Me

    my husband blames me for everyone else mistakes, he gets angry if i say it's not going to rain and it do'nt he just got so much hate for me that i really donot know what to do . i always stressed , never happy , because ,, maybe i'm just a nut,. have...
    beauty56 beauty56 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 15, 2012

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    Anxiety

    I have social anxieties. It makes life difficult. I can't make friends easily. I feel like I am a burden to everyone I am around. I started seeing a therapist a month ago to help me get over my fears. She's great but, I feel like i'm putting up a front around her. She see's me as...
    whocanibe whocanibe 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2013

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    The only times I'm not worrying is

    when I'm listening to music...oh wait I worry that I might fall asleep listening to music and will jack up my electricity bill.
    Rhysen Rhysen 22-25, M Jan 27

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    So Stepped On

    If you feel so empty So used up, so let down If you feel so angry So ripped off so stepped on You're not the only one Refusing to back down You're not the only one So get up Let's start a riot If you feel so filthy So dirty so f u c k e d up If you feel so walked on So...
    magicianguy magicianguy 18-21, M Oct 10, 2013

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    I do have social problems sexual

    problems Identity problems and it is all breaking me. I am 43 male live in UK and technically a virgin. I suffer from depression anxiety nervousness I just think too much. I am very alone , most of my friends have met women and settled down and I am pretty much a loner, I have...
    defoekeane defoekeane 36-40, M Dec 14, 2013

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    Quite Stressful

    Seems like everyone and everything I come across has me worried. I worry about tomorrow, about an upcoming trip, the people I live with, my job... everything. I have back up plans to my back up plans because I worry they won't work out. As much as I can't stand my job I worry...
    Jokade Jokade 26-30, F Nov 14, 2013

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    I Worry...

    about everything, my mind constantly worries......i worry about little things.
    OutsideLookingIin OutsideLookingIin 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 26, 2013

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    How I Overcame Panic, Fear, Hypochondria And Agoraphobia!

    I struggled with panic, fear, hypochondria and eventually even agoraphobia for years. It seemed like my mind just got stuck in this loop in which I just kept worrying. As soon as my panic kicked in, my heart started racing and I was absolutely convinced that I was on the verge...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Nov 25, 2013

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    Hey guys, I'm new to this

    but basically I worry at extreme levels and it's starting to become silly. So I'm 17, gay and I have a boyfriend who's long distance bout a 3 hour drive from where I live to London. Now the worry is around my boyfriend and basically I'm constantly worrying I'm going to loose...
    Godgeek Godgeek 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 11, 2013

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    I Often Worry About Things I Don't Need To

    I worry and get myself worked up needlessly. Often the problem can be settled by just calming down although that not always easy to do with out a little direction. Currently I am worse than usual when it comes to getting my college work done. I tend to make to make the work in my...
    Mythoswolf Mythoswolf 31-35, M Oct 10, 2013

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    Does fear cause real diarrhea

    or does it cause the feeling only ? http://livelifetothefullest.live-panic-free.com/2014/03/03/does-fear-cause-real-diarrhea-or-does-it-cause-the-feeling-only-.aspx Hey guys, sorry if this seems spammy, not my intention at all. I used to just paste my experiences in several...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Mar 4

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    I care a lot. Probably more

    than I should. I don't try to be, or mean to be nosey. Just curious and want to know where someone will be just in case they disappear.
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    I Do Tend To Worry About Everything

    and everybody.So, why don't I have an ulcer yet?
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F 2 Responses Oct 15, 2012

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    I Am

    i am constantly worrying about something . Right now i am worrying about my new place to live. I called my new roommate to see what he meant exactly. He wanted me to pay 83 dollars this week and then 350 . I cannot do that . I am hopping that he will accept a week to week type...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 26, 2010

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    I get worried alot. About everyone,

    and everything. Especially about her. If we don't talk in more than a day, I get ******* worried. And she... she has no idea how much I get worried. It's just ridiculous, how I worry too much. I'm always afraid something might have happened to her. I'm always afraid she...
    pleadingsorry pleadingsorry 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2013

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    I Need A Break!

    I am sick of worrying about every tiny thing its exhausting! I worry about myself, my children, my parents, job, friends and the neighbours cat (joking!) Seriously though I find the early hours of the morning the worst time for worrying, once I start I then can't sleep and feel...
    Lilacpearl Lilacpearl 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2013

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    I Worry To Much

    I worry to much and there are times when I get negative and think the worst is going to happen. I really don't relax my mind and I think about the same thing over and over again always putting the worst first. I feel my mind is tired for being so negative and thinking stupid...
    diablita6x6 diablita6x6 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 4, 2012

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    Sighs..

    I really hate that about myself,I worry about everything.Always think of every possible scenario that could possibly go wrong..cant stop it sometimes..and than I get even more stressed out and worry because i know stress lowers your immune system and makes u more vulnerable to...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 22, 2013

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    Having panic attacks?

    Here's some advice from Tyler Durden
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Mar 7

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    Tired Of Worrying

    I worry about EVERYTHING. And I do mean EVERYTHING. I'm disappointed in myself for being such a worrier, because my faith is stronger than that, and worry doesn't stop things from happening... SO... one of my biggest goals for 2010 is to STOP the CONSTANT worrying. Until 201...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 27, 2009

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    Like BAD

    And about things I have no control over. At all. Like.... when is the next big earthquake going to hit? I worry about that daily. Or... are all the fish going to die from radiation? Huge stresser.... where Will my sushi come from then? !?!
    effthem effthem 22-25, F Nov 4, 2013

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    Except foes that go into a deep everlasting

    shock after betrayal, trials, and experimentation...don't I give any worries and wish not to invite one. May my beloved understand this that if she wants an everlasting simple but romantic relationship for ever (till mortality)... this earthling has to understand my physical...
    elitevenkat elitevenkat 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I have to be. If I can't be strong

    or at least appear strong then people will feel bad for me. I hate it when people do that. It makes me feel like I'm just a bother. I used to play the victim. I refuse to do that anymore. I REFUSE! You can kick me down but I will get right back up and sock you in the face. You...
    VoicelessAngel VoicelessAngel 16-17, F Dec 8, 2013

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    I don't why but I keep on worrying about things,

    unnecessary things too at that. It seems kind of funny to people at times, but I just can't seem to stop worrying and the worst part is, some of my fears actually do come true.
    RupanjaliSamadder RupanjaliSamadder 13-15, F Mar 29

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    Damn you fox! Second attempt:  Having

    panic attacks? Here's some advice from Tyler Durden. 
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    There Is Life After Panic Attacks And Agoraphibia

    Hi, this goes out to all those that are suffering from panic, fear and agoraphobia, I know some days can feel pretty low but hang in there, there is life after panic attacks. I suffered through occasional panic attacks that later spiraled into a crippling 4 year battle with...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M May 6, 2013

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