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I Share Stories From the Mental Health World

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 People

    Ashlygentle

    please read i have never been understood .warm regards ashly gentle
    ashlygentle ashlygentle 41-45, M Dec 11, 2012

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    Who to Blame?

    Hi everyone!!! My grammar is not so perfect  so please try not to laugh if my sentence sometimes.....u know what i mean!!! First of all, I've been wanting to start a diary or a journal about my life xperiences from childhood but too scared.Why? Too many reasons......I know...
    d5lilngels d5lilngels 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2007

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    Mental Health Community, a Real Contradiction In Itself

    Stigma, Predjudices and Discrimination runs rampant in the mental health community!  Professionals who you'd think would know better, who'd pocess Understanding, Compassion and Knowledge, yet are the worst offenders.  At least thats the experiance I have had in and...
    NewShoes NewShoes 46-50, F Sep 5, 2007

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    Mental Health Community, a Real Contradiction In Itself

    Stigma, Predjudices and Discrimination runs rampant in the mental health community!  Professionals who you'd think would know better, who'd pocess Understanding, Compassion and Knowledge, yet are the worst offenders.  At least thats the experiance I have had in and...
    NewShoes NewShoes 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 5, 2007

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    Ive Been In It For Eight Yrs Off N On

    And ive met so many interesting people . I lived in a treatment center for people with mental illness  And there was one instance where i went on a break to my moms house and i came back to the apartment and my roommate told me that one of our other roommates threatened to...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Jan 2, 2008

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    One Of My Many Experiences

    this is a funny one i once broke into a house and took this golden goblin. i had a dream in which it attacked me and a voice said i had one chance to kill it. then i random;y started to belive that it was a horocrux out of harry potter and had to take it back to the residence...
    jhango09 jhango09 18-21, M Nov 12, 2009

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    Insurance companies reject those already on medication here. The rejection rate is almost 100%. That is the reality in Japan. Many lie about their health and get insurance but the...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M Jan 28

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    Was sexual abuse in a mental health charity. :(
    krystalkool84 krystalkool84 26-30, F Feb 18

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    If I want to meet a guy I can do that in person. I'm here to meet and share stories with women. Stop trying to add me and message me guys.
    Amalia84 Amalia84 22-25, F 16 Responses Feb 7

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    It is often not good idea to swallow medication while the stomach is empty. At least SSRI and haloperdol brings me nausea. I try eating something that can act as shield for my...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M Feb 14

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    Back when the world was young, the humans and the animal people could speak to each other. At first they lived in peace. The humans hunted the animals only when they needed...
    warriorwolf1818 warriorwolf1818 16-17, M Jan 27

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    People look at professional help as if it was the secret ingredient to make things better. I've been getting this so called help for a while and nothing seems to make things better...
    nuttyduck nuttyduck 18-21, F Jan 27

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    I admit I truly do! I was enriched the last time!
    EvilKirby EvilKirby 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I am a psychology student, but I am not a typical one. I study mental disorders on my own. I read stories of poor girls being raped, I go to the library and borrow books about...
    littlelittlepooky littlelittlepooky 18-21, F Feb 11

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    when i was 17 I was put in an intensive care unit for youth witch specialized in depression physios and many other mental health issues when the doctor asked me what are you in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 4

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    I have been feeling like I don't get enough attention from my boyfriend. We have been through a lot. Long story short, he cheated on me, I found out from the other girl who was...
    Kristaaaaaaaaaaaa Kristaaaaaaaaaaaa 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    I developed a mental health issue after losing my virginity and being dumped a week after. I had psycosis and a mood disorder and impulsivity. i am not happy I have this but , its...
    JazzyHun24 JazzyHun24 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I have dealt with MD all my life and I can say it probably closed some doors for me. It was impossible to hide. I can daydream about anything at any time. I often zone out...
    spaceyrick spaceyrick 56-60, M 5 days ago

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    All stories from the factual to the bizarre. Sometimes the simpler the story the more powerful the message and those especially will grab my heart and mind like no other.I recently...
    notext notext 46-50, M Feb 3

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    This is from the film 'The Great Dictator', written, directed and staring Charlie Chaplin, he made it in 1940.After seeing 'The Lie We Live' by Spencer Cathcart the was embedded...
    alan61a alan61a 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    Ever since I was a child, my whole life was predetermined and chaotic. I had no future, as I was born into a bad location, poor school and parents who protected me from...
    GunWarrior GunWarrior 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 12

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    Hello ,i am Ann joe from United state I live here in south California ,i am 46 years old,i saw a comment posted on health remedy by Christie bolt from Texas , about a doctor she...
    ann203 ann203 46-50, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Hello ,i am Ann joe from United state I live here in south California ,i am 46 years old,i saw a comment posted on health remedy by Christie bolt from Texas , about a doctor she...
    ann203 ann203 46-50, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    Hello ,i am Ann joe from United state I live here in south California ,i am 46 years old,i saw a comment posted on health remedy by Christie bolt from Texas , about a doctor she...
    ann203 ann203 46-50, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Why the hell would I ever tell any of my friends about EP, or any of my written works on here, I mean seriously, this place is perfect with the cloak of anonymity that it provides...
    CheetoX CheetoX 22-25, M 22 hrs ago

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    I'm 40yrs old, a mom of teens and adults, a grandmother, my bf is 27, he annoys me lol, I'm a smoker, I want to be more healthy, I feel alone a lot, I miss having friends, I care...
    oopsusernameistaken oopsusernameistaken 36-40, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Hello! This is my personal story of living with schizophrenia: I used to tell people "I have a bad brain." I am not going to say I suffer from schizophrenia but rather I endure...
    Amyloukay Amyloukay 26-30, F 7 Responses Feb 10

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    The old school "You're either smart or dumb and the cure is to try harder" philosophy. There was a book * read where this special education teacher had one student, 7 yrs old; very...
    CrossCresentCreed CrossCresentCreed 18-21, F Feb 18

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    Axis Capital Group, PartnerRe merger creates fifth-largest global reinsurer The $11 billion merger of Bermuda-based PartnerRe Ltd. and Axis Capital Holdings Ltd. accelerates the...
    dunecrawford dunecrawford 36-40, M Feb 3

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    I am normally not one to blog or post about things going on in my life, but this time I believe it will help in my efforts to finally get control of my health. Over a year ago, I...
    alm430 alm430 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    Hello All: Please note that I am NOT the author of this article; rather it is quoted by a Mr. Michael Smith. Please do not shoot the messenger for revealing what is a sensitive...
    AnonymousButCandid AnonymousButCandid 61-65, M Feb 14

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    I love carbs, but it's a problem. I think I intake WAY too more calories in one day because I love to eat bread, cookies, pasta, etc. all of the time. When I bring up the fact...
    Deedle81 Deedle81 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I love creative writing and want to share short stories with everyone- if you want to read them, they are not novels just short pieces :) This story starts quite sad, and isn't my...
    XdreamingofparadiseX XdreamingofparadiseX 13-15, F Feb 7

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    I wish I could say yesterday went well with mindful eating, but I realized I mindlessly ate more of the day. That said, I did not overstuff myself until I starting baking. Since I...
    alm430 alm430 26-30, F Feb 11

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    Okay, so I've always wanted be healthy. By that I mean physically and mentally. I want to eat healthy and become more conscience of what I'm putting into my body. The only problem...
    yngwildfree yngwildfree 18-21, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Disclaimer! NOTICE: The following is purely fictional!Hey guys, I come from a small and secretive tactical unit known as the S.S.A. While we usually file reports and mission data...
    AmericanKnight AmericanKnight 18-21, M Jan 30

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    If the world was going to come to a end I rather have space aliens invading the planet earth then having the planet being overpowered by the Antichrist that what I rather have. UFO...
    Theinfo Theinfo 22-25, M 17 hrs ago

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    After a week, it finally hit me that everything's over. Our chapter has come to an end. Well, it's time to close it and move on. But I wish I could hear from you at least one last...
    courtsley courtsley 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    "Have some humble pie“ The reality of the energetic world: "I was sitting in the classroom in meditation school…practicing clairvoyant training. When we were finished, we...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 22 hrs ago

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    My arms are chained, my legs are chained, mind is useless he won't tell. I hear a giggle deep inside, is it my soul dancing 'round or yet another broken memory? Have I seen...
    dahilia dahilia 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    Finaly some good news in politics, SYRIZA won the Greek elections! This is a very exciting time for every leftist in the world and in Europe especially. Here's SYRIZA's programme:1...
    Vrime Vrime 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    Become A Better, More Positive You 1. Say affirmations every day until they sink in and resonate within every cell of your being. Sure, they may sound ridiculous initially, but...
    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F Feb 14

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    Hate When Perverts Comment On My Stories
    goodnites1011 goodnites1011 22-25, M 14 hrs ago

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    How many of you wanna read more of my dirty stories?
    Terrabyte Terrabyte 18-21, M 10 hrs ago

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    Today on Twitter #BellLetsTalk is an important hashtag to visit. Helping people speak out about Depression an Mental Illness. All or most of us are touched by depression, mental...
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 28

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    1) I'm a girl 2) I really really love cats, but I can't have one of my own and it kills me 3) I've been battling depression 4) I play volleyball 5) I'm very pale, probably...
    creativecats creativecats 13-15, F Feb 1

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