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I Share Stories From the Mental Health World

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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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    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 3 Responses 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 Sep 5, 2007

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    Ashlygentle

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

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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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    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 14 hrs ago

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    I had lived in the uk since I was 13 and sadly I have been very unlucky and I had encountered lots of racial abuse and hatred I feel that 99% of white people and especially...
    newyear15 newyear15 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    I'm very upset and offended by the early intervention in psychosis services in Middlesbrough .i think because I'm a weak and naive person I got fooled and betrayed easily and I got...
    Anonymous79ea Anonymous79ea 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    I read a great article about dating online and in general with mental illness. The author is 36 years old, and never married woman who suffers with mental illness herself. She says...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Jan 10

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    Well this experience is for anyone else struggling with their mental health... One of my main goals in life is to end the pressure and ignorance against people who are suffering to...
    theartistt theartistt 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    6% rise in the amount of suicide in the country. Like I said the mental health service on th NHS is shocking
    0815Jade 0815Jade 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 19

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    You'd think after Robin Williams' untimely death by suicide people would wake up to it, but we're still pushing that boulder up that steep and slippery hill. He was beloved by the...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 15

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    got to much on my mind from being a single mom with a child with mental heath and other health issues and another kid with adhd to a brake up to getting hit by a train to addiction...
    solarenergy solarenergy 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I'm in online school so I don't get out much. And my mental state has definitely declined because of it. And it's really bad because I'm pretty sure you're not supposed to leave a...
    deactivatedaccount11111 deactivatedaccount11111 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Naw, really? It's one of those things that is just normal to me but looks weird to everyone else. I take meds four times a day, and if I happen to be in the presence of...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 8 Responses Jan 20

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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 1 day ago

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    I reflect on many things, and the jigsaw of my storytelling I hope makes a lucid picture of who and what and how I am. We can only talk of our experiences and share similarity...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    I wish I missed people. I feel like by never missing anyone I demean the relationships I have. I just can't help it. Sometimes I wish someone in particular was with me But those...
    1986shanet 1986shanet 26-30, M Jan 3

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    This is geting to the point of reduculess i carnt tell whos real so i hit if it hurts there real ans give them food but idk if this girl is real im panicking
    Lasbutterfly Lasbutterfly 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    Sometimes I can't exactly distinguish between reality and the things in my head. I don't hear voices all the time but I constantly see shadows. My therapist past it off as an...
    Holmesdown Holmesdown 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    I have taken medication for nearly 20 years now. I don't think I can quit for a while. I wonder if my brain will stop functioning someday because of accumulated side effects. I'd...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm going to loose it ..........Can not wait until Tuesday to see a thesrpist
    solarenergy solarenergy 31-35, F 5 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    Wow, some talented musicians in this album... 
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F Dec 31, 2014

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    I had lived in the uk since I was 13 and sadly I have been very unlucky and I had encountered lots of racial abuse and hatred I feel that 99% of white people and especially...
    newyear15 newyear15 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    I'm aware of the stigma of mental illness, as someone who has been accused of being mentally ill ever my mid 20s, even by friends. I hate the way the recommend I get some medicine...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 4 days ago

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    Nope. Not a mental hospital. That's what they told me. It's not a mental hospital. I was 15 years old. They told me (2 psychologists in a room with me, and I think maybe my parents...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Jan 10

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    when an old man died in the geriatric ward of a nursing home in an Australian country town, it was believed that he had nothing left of any value.
later, when the nurses were...
    vikiii vikiii 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 16

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    I grew up in a family full of mental illness. So I always had a fear of going crazy. I feared for my mental health since I was old enough to understand things like that. I made...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 4 days ago

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    I've had elaborate daydreams and fantasies for as long as I can remember. (I'm 49 now). I instinctively knew it wasn't "normal" and have never told anyone. On the outside, I...
    secretspaces secretspaces 46-50, F Jan 16

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    When the time comes and I meet that one special woman.My one and only soul mate.My every day goal and desire would to make her feel a happiness she has never felt in her lifetime.I...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M a week ago

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    I have gone to numerous psychiatrists and psychologists throughout the years. I have been diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder, Bipolar (never really asked I or II...
    sweetqueensbmd sweetqueensbmd 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    I noticed that myself and others have tons of rubbish in our profiles - tons of experiences and only a few stories. I've been deleting my experiences that I haven't shared a story...
    jdawg125 jdawg125 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    Due to my alcoholism (which I have controlled successfully for 17 years) and my mental health issues, there are a whole bunch of people that I would rather I didn't see again...
    Neondaze Neondaze 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery; None but ourselves can free our minds. Have no fear for atomic energy, 'Cause none of them can stop the time. How long shall they kill...
    Sapphic33 Sapphic33 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 4

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    1.love to interact on net .. 2 love music.. 3..like to have some interesting conversations.. 4.. i hate the grammar /spellings police..fart off.. 5..age is just a number 6.best...
    romel4747 romel4747 41-45, M a week ago

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    Mission Hills Park Calvary Pioneer Memorial Park aka Pioneer Park cemetery ghost haunt: A Grave Situation. At least with regards to other historic cemeteries, some effort was put...
    timothyc31 timothyc31 41-45, M Jan 17

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    i just love reading gay love stories from now till then ... it's my past time and i just can't even put it away .. even though i have exams. hahaha!!! it's like my inspiration of...
    ritztwain ritztwain 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Stories from any guy or girl is good Please send me some
    josef92 josef92 18-21, T 4 days ago

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    From North Carolina, U.S.A anybody else? I wanna make friends from around the world.
    ClosetBiGuy ClosetBiGuy 13-15, M a week ago

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    Haunted Place - Gregory House ADDRESS: Hwy 395 Bridgeport, California 93517 Bodie State Historic Park, California - A deserted Gold Town While the park is open all year, this...
    timothyc31 timothyc31 41-45, M 19 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 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Esp. the one's with a moral at the end! :) THE PREGNANT DEER - such a beautiful story ! In a forest, a pregnant deer is about to give birth. She finds a remote grass field near...
    Aryg Aryg 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    YOU CAN CHOOSE YOUR FRIENDS, BUT YOU CAN’T CHOOSE YOUR FAMILY: that quote has always confused me. When I was much, much younger, I thought that, because the very arbitrary...
    xxRoom101xx xxRoom101xx 41-45, M 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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