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I Need To Control My Anxiety

Anxiety can be so harmful. Try to control it! 135 People

    It's Very Hard

    I do need to control my anxiety, but it's very hard. I have very serious social anxiety & also some general anxiety. At this moment, I'm feeling very anxious, & I don't even know why. My old therapist used to tell me to meditate. That was her only advice to me in two years...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 4, 2010

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    Always Up At Night Thinking

    I torture myself at night thinking about the bad stuff tht goes on in day to day life... Betrayal, how to get myself through it! I'm only young, know I should leave him for cheating but I don't feel strong enough yet! Any advice?
    Happyfeet4 Happyfeet4 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2013

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    Academic Anxiety. Doomed For Life??

    Have you ever felt like your world is crumbling down on you? That nothing is going the way you wanted it to or planned for it to happen? Have you ever wanted something in your life or had a vision for the way your life should be proceeding but it continues to fall short? Have you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 10, 2011

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    Anxiety

    Anxiety,I need control,It’s a horrible thing,Taking me over,Driving me mad,I need a grip,A grip of oneself,Gotta get control,Before I fall.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 21, 2011

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    I have anxiety about my health.

    I'm always afraid of my heart stopping before I go to bed and I sometimes even fear choking on my food while I'm eating, which leads to mini panic attacks if I swallow something "too big". Any one else feel this way and if so, how have you coped?
    jillianGGirl jillianGGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 21

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    I Feel Like The World Is Over Because Of This

    I have been diagnosed with anxiety disorder. If I plan for something then it gets changed last minute, I freak out. I get butterflies in my stomach and my chest gets tight and I have all of these worst case scenarios running through my head. I feel like I want to EXPLODE!!!! But...
    SecretChamber SecretChamber 13-15, F 1 Response May 31, 2013

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    Sometimes My Anxiety Gets The Best Of Me

    My anxiety gets the best of me; almost always. I get nervous when my family visits friends and family, when Im in a place where there is larg groups of people. I remember once, me and my family went to a 4th of July parade for my town. I cried before we went, in the car, and...
    livingalife livingalife 13-15, F Oct 16, 2012

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    I've had a problem with depression and weird impulse control/anxiety issues for as long as I can remember. Right now I am married to a man who can't (won't) work because of health...
    angiec777 angiec777 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I abuse my boyfriend. I am controlling. I am insecure, seriously insecure because of things I have doe in the past. I am surprised he has not left me yet but I know he will soon if...
    jsscckert jsscckert 22-25, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    If you had have asked me a year ago what depression was, I would have given you that same old answer about how it just seems to be a thrown around term for people who "get a bit...
    Georgiana72 Georgiana72 16-17, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    My anxiety is getting worse by the second. Whenever I go out I feel like people are judging me on what I wear, how I wear my hair, what sort of makeup I have on and even my...
    notyourbitchxo notyourbitchxo 13-15, F 11 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I have severe anxiety which seems to have manifested into horrible health anxiety (hypochondria) and now I can't even leave my house to go to school because I've convinced myself I...
    overlordmisha overlordmisha 18-21, F 5 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    My life like most others hasn't been easy. I have depression that probably be traced back to the abuse I got while I was younger. My depression led to social anxiety. And my...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 3 Responses Nov 22

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    I'm 21 years old and have an anxiety disorder. I was borderline for most of my life, and then had a complication with an ADHD medication. This particular medication, Adderall...
    MidnightLaughter MidnightLaughter 18-21, F Nov 22

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    Combine it with major depression and you have a classic recipe for disaster. I suppose as far as the condition goes it must be extremely common to suffer both at the same time...
    morea morea 22-25, F Nov 22

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    So even though the big reason for my depression has kinda left for some reason i still feel sad. I still feel empty. i still cry myself to sleep at night. There are still days when...
    Spinningoutofcontrol Spinningoutofcontrol 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    My anxiety can flare up at any time and make me very ill. Some days I struggle with it, but most days I can keep it under control. Unfortunately, it alters my eating habits and I...
    CaliginousHeart CaliginousHeart 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    ever since I started college, I've realized that I'm a lot lonelier than I thought I was. I mean in high school you're in constant motion, you see the same people everyday, etc. I...
    stef17 stef17 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I feel anxiety all the time.....at least once a week. It wasn't always there and now that it is...I have no idea what to do. The worst part is that it's made me become this...
    lisettispaghetti lisettispaghetti 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 18

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    So Thanksgiving is next week, and since I'm only 14, I still have to go to my dads house for Thanksgiving, as my parents divorced last February. At my dads house will be his entire...
    bandfreak26 bandfreak26 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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    Short version: I was groomed for abuse by my father, who is a con artist and not a part of my life anymore. He kidnapped my sibling and I when we were little and we were missing...
    iamowl iamowl 31-35, F Nov 24

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    With each step, I could feel my lungs exploding. How many more miles? I don’t think I can hold this pace for the entire race. I can’t even run the whole race. As these thoughts...
    andreacrystal96 andreacrystal96 18-21, F Nov 30

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    am 40 had good parents, stable family good early education, no socialization though (small parochial school) history of alcoholism in the family dad came from broken home he swore...
    stumblin stumblin 41-45, M Dec 1

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    Suffered from IBS for as long as I can remember. Have memories of having a stomach ache after every lunch in the first and second grade. Growing up it was mostly IBS attacks...
    K14A07M K14A07M 22-25, F Dec 2

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    So 9 months ago I had an anxiety attack out of nowhere. I had just finished exercising and was thinking over the many midterm exams I had pending for the following week and...
    acorrales acorrales 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I get really horrible anxiety attacks that feel like the end is near and I'm more or less better 6 ft under than walking through those doors and fighting this feeling... i sweat...
    nayimaalie nayimaalie 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    All my life I have battled depression and my depression is extremely bad for me...all I have to do is look at a knife or anything dangerous and all I want to do is hurt myself...
    Scarsdontfade Scarsdontfade 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    My doctor diagnosed me with very high anxiety & stress. I also have panic attacks often. Not only does it effect me mentally - but it also effects me physically. I'm sleep...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 9 Responses Nov 24

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    For those who have anxiety such as Hypochondria. Please allow me to give you some advice.. I know what it's like to constantly worry over numerous of things that have to do with my...
    Alexandra1996 Alexandra1996 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 27

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    I feel nervous typing this as my beautiful baby sleeps beside me and my very handsome husband, who is a great father and a good person, snores nearby. I just feel so ungrateful, or...
    iamowl iamowl 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    I'm really sorry for the big rant, but I'm feeling pretty panicked at the moment and I need advice. Two weeks ago, everything was perfect. I was happy, and whenever I thought...
    LittleClouds LittleClouds 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    Im not running anymore, and I'm not going to bury my troubles while pretending they don't exist... I am depressed and I suffer from it every single day. I can't do anything without...
    Suddanlius Suddanlius 22-25, M 5 Responses Nov 19

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    I hope everyone who has an opinion on gun control...pro or con...will read this. People are very divided when it comes to the gun control debate. I've researched a lot of data...
    BizSuitStacy BizSuitStacy 46-50, T 21 Responses Nov 22

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    I hate people. its better to be alone. chat online. people expect to much from you. I like it this way. I'm grateful for my social anxiety. people should stop messaging me saying...
    tobethin666 tobethin666 18-21, F 10 Responses Dec 3

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    So I've been dealing with anxiety for a long time now, and it's gotten to the point where I know I need to get help with it. So I have an appointment tomorrow with my doctor to...
    Kpopcrazy3661 Kpopcrazy3661 18-21, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    so, i have problems with Anxiety. and right now, it's a problem. I hate having Anxiety, specially now that it has gotten worse but not frequent. Today[12-15-2014] I got...
    StopxLaughingxSammy StopxLaughingxSammy 22-25 1 day ago

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    I hate having anxiety because I at least get one anxiety attack a week. My anxiety can come from random things. I could be sitting down reading a book and have an anxiety attack...
    CrystalLynn1995 CrystalLynn1995 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 19

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    I have now missed three weeks straight of school. I have missed so much. My science projects needs to be started and done, and tests and exams are soon. Facing all those people...
    maiomeN maiomeN 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    I'm very dedicated to getting my license so that I may get a car for my birthday. My birthday is on Saturday, and I'm turning 24. I feel so anxious and depressed walking around...
    DesiredUsername23 DesiredUsername23 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 8

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    I have had anxiety, stress and panic attacks for quite some time now. Between my home life, personal life and medical issues, it's just hard not be all these things. I found some...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 8

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    My life has been a recurring circle of high point after downfall after high point after downfall. All coming back to (at least so I think) my anxiety. Things start getting great...
    SweetSerendipity14 SweetSerendipity14 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    It's tough living with anxiety, not only because the effects of anxiety alone are crippling, but also because people don't understand what it's like. My family doesn't even believe...
    amazingcuzitis amazingcuzitis 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    Unwanted pests and insects such as bed insects have considerably impacted a lot of people in Miami and other areas of the world. This is the reason why it is important for...
    miamipestcontrolsolutions miamipestcontrolsolutions 18-21, F Nov 22

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    I have High anxiety and depression. luckily, with therapy, I've lowered my depression but my anxiety won't stop. ever Since some of the beginning days of last summer, I've...
    Cyreai Cyreai 22-25, T 1 Response Dec 3

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    I have struggled with anxiety for years, especially social anxiety. It has held me back quite a bit in my life, and it's only recently that I'm getting a grip on it, especially...
    meadowes meadowes 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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