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    3 Year Long Battle With Schizoaffective Disorder - My issues started when I was 14 I would see these creatures that appeared to be made of shadows and I thought...
    louu louu 16-17 2 Responses Apr 17, 2009

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    I Married A Man With Sad - I met John in 1998 and we fell in love.  We move backed to the mountains where I'm from and started our life together.  A year later we had a...
    greatadgirl greatadgirl 41-45 May 28, 2011

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    This Is Me & I Wouldn't Change It For the World -    My life began when I was born in San Diego, but I didn't truly start living until I was fifteen.  The reason for...
    TiffanyRose TiffanyRose 18-21 Aug 6, 2009

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    Acceptance -  My name is ysraal and I have finally been diagnosed with SAD and being honest with myself ,it fits and I accept this as my illness. This is what I must work on...
    ysraal ysraal 51-55 2 Responses Dec 31, 2008

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    This Is The Soundtrack Of My Life Living With Schizoaffective Disorder Every song I post is an excellent representation of what I went through living with Schizoaffective disorder...
    Jesusfoundme Jesusfoundme 31-35, F Mar 24

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    So at the age 20 I was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder. I have been diagnosed with a chemical imbalance since the age of seven as they did not want to label a seven year...
    justwanabe justwanabe 22-25, F Apr 5

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    iwas diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder,although i dont think i actualy have that.im going to therapy and i think it s helping. tomorrow is my first day of work i havent...
    cutealex21 cutealex21 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I must be one of the strangest persons on this earth. Diagnosed with this disorder at least several years ago, I am on disability for this and also PTSD. I have many hobbies and am...
    4k5dii 4k5dii 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    The worst of Schizoaffective is the darkness. I can't really describe it, but it's as though the darkness is alive and is trying to overtake me. I also have delusions, but I've...
    LightinDarkness8 LightinDarkness8 26-30 3 Responses Mar 21

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    What does that even mean. I am so tired of being tired because my brain is more manic then my body. How do I slow my brain down.
    sweetsadness23 sweetsadness23 22-25, F Mar 25

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    So I have a girl friend now wich is really cool for me but also at the same time it makes me aware of how difficult it is for me to have normal relationships with people. It's...
    twoface88 twoface88 22-25, M Apr 5

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    When things are bad they are ******* terrible I don't want to be alone but I'm so uncomfortable around others it's like I want to be alone but I'm sad because I am it makes no...
    twoface88 twoface88 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    My blog.
    SuperPanda SuperPanda 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    My adult son has binge eating disorder. We have four children, all living at home, and this problem puts a gigantic shadow over the whole family. My son is totally obsessed with...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I was diagnosed with Schiztotypal Disorder in 2011 and ever since then things have begun to be understandable yet difficult. It explained why I feel detached and disconnected from...
    m4ch1n3121 m4ch1n3121 22-25, M Mar 21

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    Eating disorder was never my main illness, it think it developed due to my Schizotypal Personality and Depression, but I know what is to struggle with eating disorder...I can say...
    lauruze lauruze 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I don't know, honestly. Everyone thinks I have an eating disorder. I'm not sure. Honestly....I don't really know what anorexia is...*sigh*. I just know that medically.....I'm...
    Josephineong Josephineong 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I have an eating disorder, but know one in my family takes me seriously. I know I have Binge Eating Disorder and I have had it for a long time now. I can't stop putting food in my...
    Marisa67002 Marisa67002 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I have had this disorder sense middle school (and I am now 22). Many people could never diagnoss my condition because I could never completely describe it nor did I trust others...
    LiliumxoTears LiliumxoTears 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 31

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    ***Before you read this: I am NOT looking for sympathy and/or pity; I'm trying to explain a little what living with this disorder is like. Please don't feed the narcissist's supply...
    LiquidThinking LiquidThinking 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    My problem with getting this diagnosis was that I used to not like the fact that everyone gets labels. I mean, I still feel like certain terms get thrown around way too casually...
    showusyoursouls showusyoursouls 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I don't know whats wrong with me. I told my mom and she told me i was being stupid and selfish. Thanks mom for the awesome support. She also blames my phone for me 'not sleeping at...
    LolaBones LolaBones 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I have bipolar disorder and bulimia. I've struggled with an eating disorder since I was 16, and I'm almost 24 now. I was diagnosed with bipolar when I was 18, and I've been trying...
    bripolar bripolar 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I haven't actually been diagnosed with this disorder but I have all the symptoms of it. And I have a hard time getting close to people. I'm just trying to start to open up more to...
    chaos16 chaos16 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    My life has been a constant battle in so many ways and i feel i will always have to battle to keep as stable as i can and to stay away from toxic people. I don't hate people that...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I don't know why but I'm fascinated by mental disorders and part of me wants to have one like depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, etc.
    stupidsillygirl stupidsillygirl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I am at war... with myself. Actually, it's more like tug-of-war. My Life is in a long game of tug-of-war with My Body (either way, I consider myself a soldier, but you can think...
    Amsch95 Amsch95 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Recently been told I may have Borderline Personality Disorder. It's not a confirmed diagnosis yet, but I'm pretty sure I have it, definitely makes more sense to me than the...
    atremain atremain 18-21, F Apr 3

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    Caged. Heavy; light; pounding; relaxing; broken; glued. This is what goes on inside her head, because this is who she is; a girl diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. She...
    danielle18 danielle18 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Yep. I still experience traces of it shining through when I get really paranoid about food, but I remind myself that I never want to go back to that eating disorder hell, and it's...
    twisteduniverse twisteduniverse 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Disorder Rating Paranoid: Low Schizoid: Low Schizotypal: Moderate Antisocial: High Borderline: Low Histrionic: Moderate Narcissistic: Very High Avoidant: Low Dependent...
    pleasesaywhy pleasesaywhy 18-21, F Mar 16

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    I have auditory processing disorder. People can say one thing and I hear something way different.
    gr8love gr8love 31-35, F Mar 16

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    Getting sick on a daily basis... What was causing it at first was my stress/anxiety. But I a fine, not stressed or having anxiety attacks as bad at least for now, it's to the point...
    advicegiver01 advicegiver01 16-17, F Mar 16

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    Hi, I don't have apd but my husband does. it's very hard living with someone with this disorder. Everything is on his terms and if something goes wrong it's like walking on egg...
    Lmm14 Lmm14 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Have been diagnosed with conversion disorder for almost 5years.Have a 12yr old son I cant take care of.My mom takes care of both of us.Have been to doctors and ppl in the mental...
    JulieMedley JulieMedley 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    First let me say that I am the Man that is married to a wonderful woman and I was just recently initially diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. Reason I am on this post...
    Piercer7132 Piercer7132 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Let see this year makes it... 5 years now. It's been the most difficult path I could ever imagine. At first it was all a fear of me throwing up in public but now it's so much more...
    rayelizabeth rayelizabeth 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    After years I finally found out why I don't feel comfortable touching people and getting touched by them. For a long time I thought that it might be a mild form of haphephobia but...
    maethi maethi 22-25, M Mar 20

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    Dear eating disorder, please go away. I thought you were my friend, i thought you were helping me, looking out for me. At the start you reassured me that everything would be ok...
    pinkisperfect pinkisperfect 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I have an eating disorder that I struggling with. It started in highschool my junior year and I was cheerleading. Something triggered it again about a year ago and I am traveling...
    Anarai Anarai 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    About 10 years ago I was finally diagnosed with Conversion Disorder after months of medical tests and no one knowing what I had. I had pressures built up with past jobs but I was...
    lucyinthesky4 lucyinthesky4 61-65, F Mar 21

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    I'm sixteen and my neurologist thinks I have conversion disorder. I just spent the last hour completely sobbing and screaming because I just feel like I've gone crazy. A couple...
    dotk97 dotk97 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 21

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    I have a stomach disorder, and when I'm stomach feels even a little queezy, I freak out, and I panic to the point where I want to scream, but don't...
    ash5698 ash5698 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    I'm battling an eating disorder and it's just not going well. It's hard to believe I could ever live without ED. It's constantly there and I don't know how I could shake it off. It...
    enzedanst enzedanst 18-21, F Mar 22

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    So yesterday was eating fast food. From getting Arby's, to froyo and then a very greasy pizza. Well when I woke up this morning I thought I gained a lot. Like it feels like my face...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 23

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    I have been diagnosed with BP disorder and it's getting worse- especially as it's causing others to think less of me and leave me out of things because they believe i'm "unstable...
    Gerald6 Gerald6 18-21, M Mar 23

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    My mother was diagnosed with Bipolar disorder when she was my age and I live with it every day. Hers seems to follow the lunar cycle, but we live with it.
    SurpriseMeToday SurpriseMeToday 18-21, F Mar 23

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    Well my dad used to tell me off for eating. I always had a revved up metabolism which continued well into my teens. I could rival any teenage boy. But I was active- I never...
    NekroNomikon NekroNomikon 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I find my biggest confliction with my eating disorder is my weed habit. I smoke pot for my insomnia/depression and I love it. I was on a whole bunch of meds that made me feel...
    FarrahRelates FarrahRelates 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Okay.. well, Im a 16 year old girl, been in and out of the hospital for depression, selfharm, anxiety. That was all two years ago. I've lived with a dad that has pretended that i...
    Soldottern Soldottern 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    recently diagnosed with binge eating disorder and going to start CBT group in May. does anyone have experience with this treatment
    troyabout troyabout 51-55, M Mar 27

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    Since as long as I can remember I have had the feeling that my whole body isn't mine. My face is, my collarbones are and my hands and feet too, but the rest is not. My shoulders...
    EprilYuan EprilYuan 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28