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I Need To Control My Anxiety

Anxiety can be so harmful. Try to control it! 164 People

    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 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 5, 2015

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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    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 2 Responses May 31, 2015

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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 16-17, 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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    Related Experiences

    In my dream last night, one part of it was me reading more about anxiety online. There was a list of anxieties experienced by people who actually had anxiety disorder, and a list...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I always help people, but it's finally starting to tire me out. I don't ask for help and I don't talk about my problems often. When someone ask me to share, I do and they are a...
    YnessHeart YnessHeart 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I left my wife because I couldn't cope with her need to control every aspect of my life... We argued constantly about pointless and trivial issues and with a baby on the way, I...
    TheDevilsSon666 TheDevilsSon666 46-50, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Sometimes I just feel like giving up. Waking up everday carrying this pain of social anxiety is ruining my life. I have days where im positive and optimistic, then I have days like...
    painfullyconfident painfullyconfident 22-25, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I hate feeling so empty. My anxiety was getting so much better when I came to university, I made good friends who took my mind off everything. Then this guy came along and made his...
    CangyCane CangyCane 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Being told that I don't have depression and that I should just get over it. Got a whole entire lecture, it isn't fair that I get yelled at for something I can control it's hard to...
    anestacia anestacia 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've got a lot of stuff on my plate at the moment, and I'm struggling to cope with it all. Depression and anxiety come and go in my life, seemingly randomly sometimes. At times, I...
    looseleif looseleif 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Well, I'm not quite sure how to explain this one. Whenever I hear someone yelling in anger or arguing with someone, I start to freak out. I'm not sure why it started now, but I...
    FallenAngel519 FallenAngel519 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    How do you guys cope with anxiety induced puking? I have a big project to work on and it gives me a lot of anxiety to the point where I have anxiety attacks if I try to work on it...
    kirsssten kirsssten 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Ugh my anxiety is getting bad again -_- I was okay for a while. This always happens.. I'm good for a while, then I go back to being anxious all the time! I can't sleep at night...
    haileyx3 haileyx3 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I did the depression anxiety and stress test and I got 32/24/32 which is extremely severe (depression) extremely severe (anxiety) and only severe stress. Extremely mean it can't...
    SadlySafe SadlySafe 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I pushed everyone that I cared about away and I built up these walls to protect me. I'm like a bomb I hurt everyone around me. So I figured it was best if I'm alone so I can't hurt...
    MadisonDaWarrior MadisonDaWarrior 13-15, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I would love it if you read this entire thing.... please. For my entire life I just haven't been accepted for who I am. I have anger issues, OCD, ADD, depression, anxiety, etc...
    thechocolatemaniac thechocolatemaniac 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    what kind of anxiety do you have? and what do you do to control it?
    moonlight1989 moonlight1989 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 29

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    Control.... Something we all desperately strive to grasp. But the naturally chaotic settings of things make it hard to master. Law with its rules, science and laid out facts...
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind 31-35, F Jan 29

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    Whenever I get anxious I like to say everything that is making me feel fear. 1. I just got super scared because I thought I missed an appointment(it would've probably triggered me...
    RoamingStone RoamingStone 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    everything's getting so bad again and I just wish I could tell someone everything. how I feel, what's going on, what in doing, why this is happening. I just want it all to come out...
    steal11 steal11 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    (Sorry for the cross-posting.) I do not have a mentor now, but I have been mentored by a nice gentleman before. Here is my confession of what I have not done well when I receive...
    anthonyshorts anthonyshorts 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    (Sorry for the cross-posting.) I do not have a mentor now, but I have been mentored by a nice gentleman before. Here is my confession of what I have not done well when I receive...
    anthonyshorts anthonyshorts 36-40, M Jan 27

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    Does anyone else have this problem when i go to a GP it doesn't matter why they always say "Just your Anxiety" My heart rate is above normal "Anxiety" My breathing is below average...
    SophieSophLJ SophieSophLJ 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    I am starting to have panic attacks again. It has been a long time since I have had a full blown attack. I have felt the anxiety mount up since the time changed and it gets dark...
    newlifeforme73 newlifeforme73 41-45, M 10 Responses Jan 27

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    Need to be controlled and what to do I'm out of control any ladies wanna control me message me I'm open to any ideas
    Lilian143 Lilian143 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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    Yes I can do things on my own, but the fact is I want to be told what to do, to have all the decisions taken from my hands, to be led and controlled. I need to feel completely...
    OwnedByDaddy OwnedByDaddy 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 26

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    Most people who don't have anxiety or depression don't get it. They don't understand what you mean when you say you cry for no reason. They think you're just emotional. They don...
    MissQueenB MissQueenB 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    I was professionally diagnosed with anxiety and severe depression a few years ago. I'm not so depressed anymore but my anxiety hasn't gotten any better, if anything worse. I haven...
    illegalciv illegalciv 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    My therapist wants me to document my anxiety - sort of just keeping a log of every time I feel it and what the symptoms are. I've told her how I feel anxious all the time - even...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    My blood pressure and blood sugar drop quickly which brings on panic attacks. I'm learning to control them but I was wondering if anyone else suffers and wanted to talk about it?
    reddaiperguy reddaiperguy 31-35, M Jan 22

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    **** what ever make you feel anxiety , live your life you can't control ever think sometime all you need to do is forget !
    Hama9 Hama9 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 22

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    I totally agree with you something isn't right but I do not even know what it is ..I need someone with psychic abilities to tell me what is going on ..there is something quite...
    Inthedark16 Inthedark16 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    How do I beat social anxiety? My social anxiety gets in the way of how I communicate with people around me. When someone talks to me I just smile, nod my head or shake my head. I...
    pb98 pb98 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 21

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    "So, what brings you here today?" "I don't know... I guess I feel like I need to talk to someone." "Sure, that's a good start. What do you want to talk about?" "[Nervous laugh"] I...
    MarkPaul MarkPaul 26-30 Jan 21

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    I am a recently recovered bulimic (actually still recovering). I was as anorexic as anorexic goes: starving, binging, vomiting, exercising, etc. Everything was a complete mess. It...
    ticktock2016 ticktock2016 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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