I Need To Control My Anxiety

Anxiety can be so harmful. Try to control it! 158 People

    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

    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

    I am sick over my daughter She's turning 8.

    She's not little anymore and she doesn't need me as much. I'm sick and sad about her developing buds. I'm terrified by my little girl becoming a woman as a teenager. I'm scared of her vulnerability to boys and men. I'm scared of the day she want share anything with me anymore...
    Femmeheartsoul Femmeheartsoul
    36-40, F
    1 Response May 31, 2015

    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
    16-17, F
    1 Response May 31, 2013

    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, 2014

    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

    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...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 16, 2012

    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
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 6, 2013

    Been trying to control it

    for years. Started Remeron when I was 8. Took that daily until I turned 13. Then I started Lexapro and took that until now as I am 14. I'll be 15 in August. Now I'm just starting Zoloft. Hope it works. The most control my anxiety was ever in was last year. It was great. My brain...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 5, 2015

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    lmaguire333 lmaguire333
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    eminencee eminencee
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    Apr 19
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    manders831 manders831
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    I take effexor for my anxiety.
    robneil45 robneil45
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    thebloodyshank thebloodyshank
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    starling156 starling156
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    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1
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    sxvenfxld sxvenfxld
    13-15, F
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    lydiastilinski lydiastilinski
    16-17, F
    7 Responses Apr 17
    The anxiety has been particularly bad lately as my life is turned upside down. No, not EP shutting down (though I will miss it). Life, as I once knew it, is no longer. It is...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 16
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    BellaGrace1 BellaGrace1
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 16
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    Blurryface5936 Blurryface5936
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 16
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    AsYetNameless AsYetNameless
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    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 14
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    BiFurZak BiFurZak
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    NonexistentSpot NonexistentSpot
    18-21, F
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    fmlcooper fmlcooper
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 14
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    fallenstar23 fallenstar23
    22-25, F
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    BlueJinx BlueJinx
    26-30, F
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    iamhannahh iamhannahh
    18-21, F
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    demo111 demo111
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    Marie107 Marie107
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 12
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    Aysha78 Aysha78
    36-40, F
    8 Responses Apr 12
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    Aysha78 Aysha78
    36-40, F
    9 Responses Apr 11
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    thebloodyshank thebloodyshank
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 11
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    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 11
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    bawstenbrewin bawstenbrewin
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 10
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    robinnoodles robinnoodles
    13-15, F
    Apr 10
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    SyazKhan SyazKhan
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 10
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    ptsdlady ptsdlady
    31-35, F
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    Hit me up if you need someone to talk to.
    akaShaun akaShaun
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    MoonChild01 MoonChild01
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    babydoll73 babydoll73
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    IkIlLeDyOuRsOuLaNdAtEiT IkIlLeDyOuRsOuLaNdAtEiT
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    Average111 Average111
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 6
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    penpalwriter penpalwriter
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    1 Response Apr 4
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    alyssapenn32 alyssapenn32
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    BlueJinx BlueJinx
    26-30, F
    Apr 4
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    whatif1n whatif1n
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    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
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    JustWantBeauty JustWantBeauty
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Apr 2
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