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I Need To Control My Anxiety

Anxiety can be so harmful. Try to control it! 133 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    bellfalls bellfalls 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm 18, and my mom has always controlled my life. Every time I was relaxing at home, she would always urge me to do my homework. But instead of nagging, she made it seem like it...
    graduallyventuring graduallyventuring 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I promised myself that when I felt that I had truly overcame my disorder, that I would share my story with those that are currently suffering Let me give a little background...
    dnicolee dnicolee 18-21, F Sep 2

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    Does anyone have anxiety and smoke to help relieve it? I smoke cigarettes and I'm trying to stop after years of smoking, I get really bad anxiety when I start to withdrawal. It...
    mattcom mattcom 22-25, M 3 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Dear all, I need your advice. Yesterday something scary happened to me. I was in the theatre where we saw a great play and then there was a meeting with actors and the director and...
    Memonster Memonster 22-25 5 hrs ago

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    I developed anxiety about 2 years ago. I never really had it much before. I have always been a bit of a worrier, but nothing constant. 2 years ago, however, right after I had to...
    aliciav22 aliciav22 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I honestly don't really know if it's official or not, and I don't want to go to a doctor. I think I'm fine managing by myself. I started to have bad anxiety/depression since last...
    AwfullyRad AwfullyRad 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    The main problem with social anxiety is a lack of connectivity with emotions, which leads to the inability to formulate a firm set of beliefs and consequently the inability to act...
    Close2You Close2You 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 16

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    My Anxiety: You can sense him all around you. He is careful not to show himself, but you feel the predator's presence. He stalks you like a shadow and follows you wherever you go...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Over twenty years of panic attacks social anxiety and meds so then I read magnesium is very successful in helping with this condition so why does your gp not tell you this SO ANGRY...
    weeshil weeshil 41-45, F 5 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I have a real ultrasound I need to fill my bladder full for next week . I'm instructed to drink one liter of water before the exam . The paper says to be patient and avoid using...
    Bladderslave77 Bladderslave77 36-40, F 19 mins ago

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    I have lived with anxiety for longer than I can honestly remember, I am fine around people that I know and enjoy company with, but when it is someone I hardly know at all, I begin...
    Prevaricator Prevaricator 16-17 Sep 7

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    I've always had anxiety. Recently exactly 2 weeks ago I was hit by a car and my anxiety has completely gotten out of control.
    Hitzel Hitzel 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I am currently seeking therapy for it. It's strange to say that I have social anxiety because I am a private person, and I enjoy spending time by myself. However, there are times I...
    Close2You Close2You 26-30, M Sep 14

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    I don't have sex. I have before, but birth control has nothing to do with that. I take birth control for several reasons. Reason #1: It regulates my period. Reason #2: It regulates...
    SammieSweetheart687 SammieSweetheart687 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I hate going outside and just siting around because im scared my neighbors will be looking at me. there back windows face our backyard its really awkward. I hate the need to do...
    rosepetalsgirl rosepetalsgirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 13

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    Hey, everyone. My names Nikki from a small town where everyone knows each other. I've found this forum several times whilst typing random things into google, so I thought I'd...
    NikkiH94 NikkiH94 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 20

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    Totally passed my comfort zone tonight. We had a school hockey game, our college against our rival university. Didn't know anyone going, showed up and sat with some people that...
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    Hi all. I'll condense my first experience post to a reasonable length by stating that I have suffered from depression and anxiety for the majority of my short life. I am in my...
    ResilientBeing ResilientBeing 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    decantercentrifuge decantercentrifuge 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    To start things off I am currently in college working hard going to school from 9-4 every day, soon to be 9-8 every day, but I don't have a life, at least it doesn't feel like I...
    playitsafe playitsafe 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Just a quick question, so if someone can or is relating to this, can you please notify me? Or comment down below. (not relating to myself personally) Anyways; Has anyone felt so...
    RickaylaBeard RickaylaBeard 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 14

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    My Depression and anxiety """""""""""""""""""""""" Is this caused by the longing to do the below but feeling unable to do so? Feeling a pull so strong that it has begun to consume...
    Wildfocus Wildfocus 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    I suffer from generalized anxiety disorder. It's has been 4 years now. I can proudly say that I'm getting better. 2 years ago I could barely make it outside of my house but now I...
    NanaH2014 NanaH2014 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    This year my anxiety got really bad and idk what to do about it....I can barely talk in school without stutering or crying. ove had two anxiety atracks in clasa already and its...
    laughingraven37 laughingraven37 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I have been living with depression, anxiety and PTSD as long as I can remember. I recently found a letter I had written my Mom when I was 9, saying I wish I was never born and my...
    shelach84 shelach84 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    I really thought I was getting better, but I guess not. Today the only thing I can think is, "Why the hell am I me?" Today, Depression and Anxiety decided to team up to take me...
    RainbowsandKittens97 RainbowsandKittens97 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I an 8 months pregnant an I have anxiety an panic attacks..so I am unable to function well enough..an because of that I was unable to go back to school or find a job like normal...
    Digi23 Digi23 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I just looked up today the mental disability "social anxiety," or "social phobia," and after seeing many symptoms that match mine, i went on to take an online test to see how...
    Otokonoko Otokonoko 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    I have online social anxiety. Honestly, talking is easy for me, I can do it for hours (though some people might get bored and weirded out by me), but when I'm online, my SA makes...
    justicehero justicehero 18-21, M Sep 5

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    Idk why but ever since 6th grade I have been getting really bad anxiety attacks. I know it is the start of middle school but 6th grade was rough then 7th grade it was good other...
    liajip liajip 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 9

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    I wasn't diagnosed until 6th grade but I had been having panic attacks and hiding it from my parents all my life. In the past few years, I overcame my panic attacks. I don't know...
    sarahiggins sarahiggins 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    I suffer from anxiety disorder from my teens and the doctors told me that i had anxiety depression years and years i was taking drugs for depression in the end my brain analyse...
    blackweirdcat blackweirdcat 46-50, F Sep 10

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    This is kind of long but I'd really appreciate feedback <3 Work anxiety. Every single day, and I don't know what to do about it. The thing is, it isn't the job that gives me...
    ChildoftheEarth ChildoftheEarth 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 16

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    I don't like being around people that much so instead of going and hanging out with people, I hooked up the wii and bought a new controller and a hunting game and call of duty...
    fallout07 fallout07 18-21, F Sep 1

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    My boyfriend and I are having a rough time. He's really stressed out with school work, and he's required to do a senior project this year by his school. It's due November. But my...
    sidneyf23 sidneyf23 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    It's so hard to fight sometimes,like it's beyond my control.
    cicizzle cicizzle 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 10

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    I have this problem where my face gets flushed with redness way too easily. If I'm embarrassed or laughing, it'd turn red. When it's hot, my face turns red. When I laugh at a...
    JAD01 JAD01 31-35, F Sep 12

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    I hate that I have SA. It controls my whole life. I never want to leave my room. I was forced to go to school yet I hid in the back of classrooms basically shaking. I could never...
    Lovemydogs612 Lovemydogs612 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 15

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    I had about 6 panic attacks tonight, all within an hour. Not sure what set me off; I hate it when they come out of the blue like that, I was fine all day. I was able to not let...
    cricket2121 cricket2121 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 20

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    I was at my friend's house for the week, and throughout the first 4-5 days, my anxiety was skyrocketing. Especially when we went to Six Flags, we were waiting in this super long...