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I Suffer Anxiety Pangs

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    My social anxiety is a huge problem in my life and is the reason I cry most nights thinking about my life. My social anxiety is rooted in a possible case of Aspergers. I say...
    SomeBloke616 SomeBloke616 18-21, M 12 hrs ago

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    I think this is a lot more common now than it ever used to be, I'm just curious why so many more people seem to be suffering from depression compared to older generations?
    Workingclassman Workingclassman 31-35, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't know if I actually have social anxiety because I am too scared to mention my thoughts to my parents. I'm an insomniac and take medication for that. I'm almost positive...
    sk8rkm77 sk8rkm77 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am 19 years old and for years I've been experiencing bad events in my life that comes just about every summer or winter if I get a head ache left arm pain I immediately think...
    Bjanay Bjanay 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Since I was a child, I've struggled with depression. I didn't know what it was until I was an adult and sought help from a psychiatrist. It took trial and error to find the right...
    suburbanmother suburbanmother 46-50 5 days ago

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    I am suffering from anxiety and struggling to cope with it. It is so difficult I am underweight, not eating enough ans throwing up a lot because of it. I am getting help off...
    Brookedrumm Brookedrumm 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was doing so well, the flashbacks and anxiety were becoming further apart. I was finally moving on and progressing. But now, for some reason, I've got just over a week until I...
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Last year was probably the worst when I didn't even have a clue what they were - I had an inkling but I didn't want to add on another issue I had to deal with. They felt like...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Soooooo... I could write every little detail in here but the "keyboard" on my phone annoys me, so I'll give you the short version. I got bullied all my life wich led to attempted...
    TheN00n TheN00n 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 21

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    Today I tried to quit band and my director shamed me for wanting to quit saying that i had made a commitment. The reason I want to quit is because of social anxiety and low self...
    AllieKat17 AllieKat17 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Anxiety sucks. It makes you not want to do anything. Even if you really want to, anxiety always gets the last call it seems. Lately I've been so anxious, and my friends get mad...
    JustineMusey JustineMusey 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 20

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    It was near the beginning of 1st grade when I first began exhibiting the symptoms of General Anxiety Disorder. Always worried that I was going to die or that something bad would...
    Livenka007 Livenka007 18-21, F Aug 20

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    "The Four Agreements" by Don Miguel Ruiz: (Agreement #2 REALLY helps with social anxiety) #2: "Don't Take Anything Personally" "Nothing others do is because of you. What others...
    LoveIsWithinYou LoveIsWithinYou 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    I overdosed on Zoloft. I feel like **** now. My heart is racing. I had a sleepless night yesterday. A month ago the doctor Psychatrist prescribed 100mg Zoloft per day - one 50 mg...
    nedbrent69 nedbrent69 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 20

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    Major depression, moderate anxiety and schizophrenia have affected my life since I was age six. I recently started a tumblr blog writing about how coping and suffering with these...
    CelticBoxingGuy CelticBoxingGuy 41-45, M Aug 19

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    I've had anxiety my whole life. Started getting really bad when I was 4 years old. I was on medicine for anxiety and depression from the time I was 9 years old until 17 years old...
    Sooosleeepy Sooosleeepy 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    I have depression and anxiety and my boyfriends gone to America with his family for 3 weeks, I only realised last night how much my boyfriend helps my illnesses, I felt so so...
    paulalkayexo paulalkayexo 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Okay so I was wondering about Xanax withdrawal symptoms after very short term (but heavy) usage. I suffer from General Anxiety Disorder with severe claustrophobia as a...
    bananaman1uk bananaman1uk 26-30, M Aug 18

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    Okay so I was wondering about Xanax withdrawal symptoms after very short term (but heavy) usage. I suffer from General Anxiety Disorder with severe claustrophobia as a...
    bananaman1uk bananaman1uk 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    Literally spent the first 4 days of school shaking uncontrollably, hyperventilating, teeth chattering, and avoiding eye contact with everyone. Just moved to a new school and I...
    brokenangel14 brokenangel14 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Hello. I do not suffer from PTSD but am friends with someone who does and in his case it's actually C'PTSD. I would like to help him and provide him good advice on socializing...
    eternal22talibat eternal22talibat 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Knowing that the past made me who I am is never going to be something that I am not happy about. I suffer from enormous anxiety and depression. I can't be myself or share my...
    Musicmaster101 Musicmaster101 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    How to tell if someone is suffering from depression: People without depression: I'm fine😀 People with depression: I'm fine😀
    PenelopePotter PenelopePotter 13-15, F Aug 15

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    You can't possibly believe that someone genuinely enjoys your company and loves you, whether it be a friend or your own family, because your brain doesn't let you. But after a...
    lookingtovent lookingtovent 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    Sweaty palms, unsteady hands, my body shaking, almost vibrating. I can feel my throat close up, I am unable to speak. My eyes get blurry, and I hold back tears. I experience these...
    awakenstarchild awakenstarchild 18-21, F Aug 15

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    I think it started when I was 12 years old. At school it was tough, I was bullied and also one of my teacher was a complete jerk. After that I started to be afraid of people, and...
    Chesster90 Chesster90 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    I having anxiety over certain things I hate when people mess up my plan and change my deadline I don't think I'm going to get my work done on time it gives me anxiety and stress...
    me0883 me0883 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 12

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    Found a campsite. Saw a biplane. Wondered how it got bought. Ethically. Or by a liar. Then looked at me. Could me buy that Knowing how many suffer. No...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Aug 12

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    So a couple of days ago, my guy friends (I have two really good guy friends), tried to reach out to me and pull me out of the shell I was rotting in. Me being me, at first I tried...
    SkylerAsh SkylerAsh 18-21, M 5 Responses Aug 11

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    I'm outside, waiting for the appointment with a letting agency. Lately my anxiety has gotten so strong I stay inside my apartment the whole time. I can't go out. I can't socialise...
    aeinhardt aeinhardt 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I wish I had the guts to tell my parents and family about my depression and anxiety. I realized I probably had this problem about 3-4 years ago, but it's just so ******* difficult...
    nathanieljlaw nathanieljlaw 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    it sucks..everything negative things happening to me right now is because of my poor decision..I intend to make decisions when my depression stike and anxiety attack. . I feel...
    sadwife82 sadwife82 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Anxiety not OCD, I SYMPATHIZE with ocd **warm hug**
    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M Aug 9

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    well i had an anxiety attack. im home now and well i will share more detail's soon but it was really bad and i had never had one before. i literally felt like i was going crazy...
    dathglas dathglas 13-15, M 4 Responses Aug 9

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    I am so social, always have been, always will. It's crazy that an extrovert like myself can suffer from terrible terrible anxiety attacks. There's times where I begin to...
    flackojordy flackojordy 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 9

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    I'm a bit unclear on this, but I can't be bothered to confirm. I can't control my thoughts sometimes and that is either a symptom of anxiety or OCD.. or both? I don't know, I'm...
    Mewl Mewl 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    Overcoming your fears is one of the best feelings in the world. As a person who's suffering from social anxiety, talking to strangers, going to a public place alone or going to a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 7

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    I've had horrible anxiety ever since I was a little kid. A few years ago I was diagnosed with a severe anxiety disorder and started taking antidepressants. That didn t help much So...
    jacobs22 jacobs22 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 7

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    do you guys think social anxiety is a real thing? like is it something that is literally within our chemical makeup? were we born this way? or was this something self taught...
    chydell123 chydell123 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    I have been having really bad anxiety lately, and I get that I'm stressed out about starting college in just over a week (more like panicking, I'm so scared) But I keep getting...
    graveyardghosty graveyardghosty 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    I recently stopped being friends with my best friend of 6 years. This was because she had asked me to meet up on one of my days where I didn't want to socialize and I told her as...