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I Panic

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    So here I am in a foreign country with no way to escape or have some time on my own. This probably sounds a little weird so let me explain. This year being 21 and officially an...
    21stCenturyEtiquette 21stCenturyEtiquette 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I have been a pot smoker on and off through my life, sometimes going through periods where I smoked a lot and other times where it was just once in a while. Recently less and less...
    sugarplumsandgumdrops sugarplumsandgumdrops 31-35, F Jul 16

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    I had my last panic attack a few weeks back, and it was rather severe. My heart was racing, I was shaking and I couldn't stop rocking back and forth. My friend was comforting me at...
    xSundip xSundip 18-21, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Maybe as a result of some possible childhood trauma, I've had some really weird panic attacks: over the 6 months of panic attacks I've tried to strangle my friends, seen visions of...
    willmakaba willmakaba 18-21 1 Response Jun 26

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    I'm having a huge panic attack!!' I was about to fall asleep when all of a sudden I couldn't breathe, I was getting light headed, and I couldn't feel my heart until I jumped off my...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F Jun 29

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    I have panic attacks for no Reason.. Like last night I was laying in bed and I felt like I Couldn't breathe. And not to long ago I couldn't find something so I had a mental break...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I had a panic attack in a dream.... But it also happened in real life... It was scary
    Dalix Dalix 13-15, F Jul 6

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    I get really embarrassed when I get anxiety or panic attacks in school because the people might think there is something wrong with me. And that sets off more anxiety. I always cry...
    Isismeow1 Isismeow1 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    Its 5am in the morning. Im out of my xanax and im having a panic attack and there is no one around to talk to and to calm me down. ..im scared :"(
    LostAriel LostAriel 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    At least 3-4 times a day I hyperventilate, I shake, I panic Sometimes over nothing Every morning Every night It wakes me up It keeps me from falling asleep It keeps me from going...
    kenzieburr kenzieburr 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    4 years after my weed panic attack I still haavent recovered. I havent smoked since that day 4 years ago....Im not sure how I should approach this with my doctor or i have no idea...
    Adrank24 Adrank24 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I go to a counselor but it doesn't really help. I know she knows a lot about what I go through but I don't think she understands a bit. I have just always wanted to talk to someone...
    beaisforbliss beaisforbliss 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I just started a new job. I mostly feel ok while at work, but I have to take extra medicine to get through the day. Once I get home, I just can't relax. I can't get work off my...
    peggyjolleen peggyjolleen 22-25, F Jul 1

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    Why can't I just be excited to go to work? I should be proud and glad that I have a job. All I can think about is how badly I want to give up and quit. I know I shouldn't be so...
    peggyjolleen peggyjolleen 22-25, F Jul 6

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    "I taste you on my lips and I can't get rid of you So I say damn your kiss and the awful things you do Yea, you're worse than nicotine, nicotine Yea, you're worse than nicotine...
    MeeeKazz MeeeKazz 16-17, F Jul 6

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    It's so bad that they took coffee of my diet worst part my dad has a coffee farm
    javies99 javies99 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    I can't breathe Please save me
    kenzieburr kenzieburr 16-17, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Is this normal? Does anyone else have this?
    Shizuka000 Shizuka000 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I feel like the air has been sucked from my lungs. I feel trapped in my own body. I'm freaking out and I don't know why. I'm trying to calm myself down with breathing exercises the...
    WeirdIsMyNormality WeirdIsMyNormality 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I had my first one in the end of freshman year. I had to stop going to school because I couldn't handle being in a classroom. I would run out and freak out, hyperventilate, shake...
    dianeemariee dianeemariee 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Not a lot of people seem to have heard about BDD. I've even had a few psychiatrists and therapists who had not heard of it. To quickly explain it before I really talk about how it...
    SailingwithSparrows SailingwithSparrows 22-25, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    When I was younger, my family took me the Universal Studios Hollywood. It was great until I went on the tram ride. You may already know this, but the tram rides there involve a lot...
    bellapierce bellapierce 26-30, F 17 hrs ago

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    - Monster - Ghost town - Lying is the most fun a girl can have without taking her clothes off - Panic at the disco - Beating heart baby - Head automatica - Jenny was a friend of...
    terzei terzei 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    Polarized Pendulum: Expulsion - relaxation flirts with drowsiness. my heart slows down to a steady drum. blood pressure begins to drop, and breaths become shallow and rhythmic. I...
    1nverse 1nverse 31-35, F 22 mins ago

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    With deployment looming it was a pleasant surprise to get a text from my man telling me to go see him. I panicked cause I had my kids but pulled it off and was able to see him...
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F 21 hrs ago

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    Alright so for our thesis we have three defenses to go through: topic defense, internal defense, and external defense. And during my preparation for the first defense, I was taking...
    emilyearwig emilyearwig 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    It all started when I got really bad pains in my joints every day it was a new pain somewhere else. To be honest everyone thought I was crazy I knew something was wrong. So a few...
    HannahdawnK HannahdawnK 18-21, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I love my family i really do, but at times i feel torn and angry. i have a twin sister, she's very funny and has a charismatic personality. but she also has extreme amounts...
    cobrabubbles cobrabubbles 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    Yesterday night, I told my friend I was gay. I have never been so nervous in my whole life and I'm so glad I told her... After about an hour of panicking haha :) She was so...
    DannyTheManny DannyTheManny 16-17, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I love to sing in the shower or anywhere else where no one can hear me. I have a terrible singing voice but at least I'm aware of it.....now. I am not exaggerating when I say...
    visionofvenus visionofvenus 41-45, F 13 hrs ago

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    This is my second post about this problem.. Which meant that I'm still not overcoming this thing.. Sigh. Claustrophobia really ruined me - sort of. It made me scared of crowds...
    Planetweird Planetweird 16-17, F Jul 5

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    Does anyone else with depression or ADHD have that problem with their family? Like they think "OK well you're on meds now so you should suddenly be your old happy, productive self...
    CaptainXeno CaptainXeno 31-35, F Jun 25

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    Hey, I also had a really bad panic attack that lasted a few hours when smoking weed, where I was convinced I was losing my mind. This turned into a sort of panic disorder for a...
    stevepride stevepride 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    I started taking 10mg of Prozac around late November of 2012 for a variety of different issues, the major being an eating disorder, depression, and anxiety. Because of my...
    evesss evesss 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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