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I Need To Control My Anxiety

Anxiety can be so harmful. Try to control it! 151 People

    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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    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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    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...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Just had a panic attack a little while ago, and still trying to calm down. Honestly felt like I was dying. I feel like I am losing control and going crazy and can't take much more...
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic 26-30, F 17 hrs ago

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    I hate when people try to calm my anxiety by telling me how irrational I'm being or that I need to "just calm down." Wow. Gee thanks, why didn't I think of that.
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    Normally people see me as a very strong and confident person, they look up to me or go to me for help. But i am still human, i suffer from everything most people suffer from and...
    DriftingLeaf DriftingLeaf 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I used to look at my double edged razor and see my best friend. I still would, I suppose, if I wasn't on a blood thinner for my heart. I have a wonderful supportive family and the...
    BionicCarole1985 BionicCarole1985 26-30, F 52 mins ago

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    Control...Letting the Curves Take You...The answer to control is practicing surrender.Trying to maintain control in this life is a bit like trying to maintain control on a roller...
    anghel77 anghel77 36-40, F Apr 27

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    Is it real? sometimes I am lead to believe, due to the way people comment on me, that my anxiety is just me trying to catch attention. I can't control it, but the way people are...
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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    I've never even been diagnosed with anxiety before, but I KNOW I have it. My parents refuse to take me to a psychiatrist, I've seriously begged them to take me, and I can't go by...
    kaylynx kaylynx 16-17, F 5 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I tell everyone I'm doing OK but I'm really not. Truth is my life sucks right now and has been sucking for awhile now. I've totally let myself go. I don't work, go to school, hate...
    bmorev bmorev 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    I've been crying all night... I can't really take this depression anymore, I cant take whats going on now, I wish she wanted me, I wish I had a life, I wish I didn't have...
    FFPower FFPower 22-25, M 4 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I gave my 10yr old step daughter some advice a month or so back and have only noticed now how much of it she took onboard. Things are so much better and her anxiety and guilt have...
    stormmistress stormmistress 31-35, F May 3

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    I have failed my ESA (Employment and Support Allowance) medical. I got 0 points. The notes basically say that I don't leave my house by preference and that i showed no signs of...
    tvdlover1865 tvdlover1865 18-21, F 4 Responses May 14

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    Before I get some crap because of this, I want to mention that I do have a mental disorder, so its quite difficult to control it for me. Thank you for understanding. So, I found...
    jeednorrozec jeednorrozec 13-15, F 16 hrs ago

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    Family Court Parent Agreement Today STBX refuses to just sit and work out plan for kids. We are using a Mediatir (Canadien ) she wants 109% custody not joint or shared. Meaning...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 27

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    I have had anxiety for about 8 years now. It seems Almost every situation gives me anxiety. The whole way through school I was anxious, worried of what people thought of me...
    Purqe Purqe 18-21, F 1 Response May 15

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    wilzyp wilzyp 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Another morning with anxiety again. Its like I worry about things I cant control. some seem silly to some but they are not too me. I just wish it would all go away. Ive been going...
    penpalwriter penpalwriter 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Can anyone tell me if having very low almost nonexistent self esteem and confidence is considered part of social anxiety?? I feel like worthless ugly fat **** everyday and it makes...
    rileystella rileystella 22-25, F 4 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I get ditched a lot by "friends" and I always feel like its my fault. Just happened today as well. Do they recognize my social anxiety and get a kick out of exploiting it?
    niceguyswin23 niceguyswin23 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Well, I guess to simply put why I have anxiety, I'm gonna have to blame the brain and autism, might seem kinda pathetic but even having high-functioning autism like I do, being...
    havingfun89 havingfun89 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I've struggled with distraction and anxiety my whole life, but haven't gotten a lot of help for it. i got diagnosed with ADHD my junior year of high school, and started taking...
    kcfrenchhorn72 kcfrenchhorn72 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Sleepless nights. Dreary days. Another voice who controls my ways. Hopeless shouts. Helpless tears. SHE who gives me crazy fears. Arguments in my head. Between me and HER So...
    Spinningoutofcontrol Spinningoutofcontrol 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    I have a lot I'm dealing with right now. I know I have anxiety and now I figured out I have depression. I know people say "You don't have depression. Your too young for that...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F May 12

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    My demon is anxiety. I've lived with him for some years now. I'm pretty used to him. We're comfortable with each other. Dare I say we're friends? He is a part of me, and everywhere...
    Abnormalize Abnormalize 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    I think ive hit a point in my depression where theres no getting out. i took my medicine but i cant control it anymore. all i can say is, please pray for me. im having suicide...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 28

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    I get a lot of anxiety about things I can't control like the weather
    Robinwing Robinwing 13-15 1 Response May 2

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    I get this over whelming feeling that takes over my body. First off I get so fidgety and can't sit still, I feel like I have to get away from where I am. My breathing turns into...
    kristen1993 kristen1993 22-25, F 1 Response May 4

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    I thought I should let you guys know that I'm taking a stand for all of us that suffer from severe anxiety and depression and all other mental health issues that make life...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 5

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    Bipolar Disorder Type II, anxiety, and adult ADD. I currently see a Psychologist and a Psychiatrist and have my disorders fairly under control.
    n266459 n266459 36-40, M 1 Response May 7

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    I wouldn't say it's social anxiety, but more of a nervousness about the future. I can't stand if a decision isn't 100% certain or there is a circumstance that isn't under my...
    loveoverignorance loveoverignorance 18-21, F 1 Response May 11

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    Anxiety of the unknown. Or just from overthinking. I can control it for the most part. I'm learning to rely more on the Holy Spirit for strength, rather than allowing my fears own...
    kRypt0lite kRypt0lite 22-25 May 12

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    I've always struggled with anxiety and panic attacks but luckily have been able to control it
    FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul 18-21, F 11 Responses May 13

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