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I Suffer Anxiety Pangs

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    I have anxiety, I am always afraid of anything ,affronting people is my biggest fear , I always feel stomach pain .. I feel paralyzed..
    Misha80 Misha80 31-35, F 1 Response 37 mins ago

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    There is new research about the causes of social anxiety and it might not be what you think. Apparently everyone has a ranking on the empathy scale. Those who have max empathy tend...
    PinBallToo PinBallToo 36-40, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    She was different back in college. Very friendly and full of fun. After our marriage she still is friendly and fun. But with everyone else! She just doesnt have any time for me...
    fantomy fantomy 31-35, M 1 hr ago

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    My anxiety has kept me from attending college, getting a job, and driving. It's left me felling isolated and depressed. I hate it but I'm working on getting better.
    KellerKing13 KellerKing13 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    anyone else feel like he will be more comfortable with other people that suffer too from social anxiety? i think that only who suffers too from it could really understand you. id...
    r3dax1s r3dax1s 26-30, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    i dont have any ****** emotions i have no friends i have nothing to do any day because i have no one this is my life same thing day after day just drowning in my own depression and...
    neonpinkcupcakelover neonpinkcupcakelover 16-17, F 20 hrs ago

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    I've suffered with chronic depression and anxiety everyday for the last 22 years. It's a horrible illness that anyone who goes through the same I really feel for. It's a...
    ReubyOneKenobi ReubyOneKenobi 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I need to step back from this guy. He says he is there for me but I can't talk to him about the one thing that feels like it's burying me alive. My depression and GAD. I also have...
    kitakat00 kitakat00 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    The thing about depression is everyone confuses it with being sad, or unhappy. But I'm not unhappy. There's just so much emotional and physical pain inside me that nobody can see...
    Calsi704 Calsi704 22-25, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I think I get anxiety from stress about school work, and I had anxiety for being stuck in bad situations like sexual harassment. But also anxiety from other things.
    melconey17 melconey17 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I hate that my anxiety stops me from doing so many things. Like being confident enough to get a job, and go out anywhere I want without the fear of having An anxiety attack, doing...
    chanelroe chanelroe 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    , I know suffering, and will know suffering for the rest of my life. It is inevitably part of this human experience. But I think a lot of my suffering comes from the fear of...
    WearOutKyd WearOutKyd 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    No one that doesn't have social anxiety can really understand the effort it takes to get up and go somewhere you know has people everywhere... My social anxiety makes me feel like...
    PlanetGaia PlanetGaia 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    i have been through a lot in my life. after my parents divorce and harsh seperation i lived with my dad who was a bit aggressive. he never let me talk to guys or even say hi. he...
    jessy55 jessy55 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Every day is war to me, A struggle to obtain reality. A shower, my breakfast, putting on my shoes. It's hard to see the point some days, And no one has a clue. I have been...
    BashfulBlue BashfulBlue 16-17, F 6 Responses Jun 25

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    I have suffered anxiety for years now. I don't know what to do, and lately its been getting worse. I have anxiety about a lot of things like car rides, tall buildings, open spaces...
    ashmuisc ashmuisc 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    It's really hard for me to socialize with people in my personal life. It's weird because I'm a sales person & at work I have no problem talking or dealing with people but when I'm...
    DeskDorkly DeskDorkly 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    went rushing to the er this morning after having a full blown panic attack i woke up when it started my breathing is what brought the anxiety in the first place so in the er they...
    js2231 js2231 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I had been doing very well recovering from one of the lowest points in my anxiety roller coaster, but then I left for college and my whole world fell apart. I found myself having...
    AddieJazz AddieJazz 18-21, F Jun 23

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    As soon as I walk through the door of my house, right then and there my whole body is consumed with anxiety. I feel like I have always felt this way but I'm just now really...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    "Drowning" A plush blanket of comfort and destruction bound tightly around my frail body. My breathing is constantly labored and my toes curled under bracing for the next mental...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 21

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    I find it rude how people with normal fear responses are quick to label themselves anxious. No, you're not. You don't know what it's like. An hour ago at 5AM, my anxiety started...
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    Well.. this didn't went as expected.. It all started out so damn well. 2 days ago I was going to my very first dance festival by bus. DefQon 1. A heavy electronic music festival...
    ChocolateMountain ChocolateMountain 18-21, M Jun 21

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    "Drowning" A plush blanket of comfort and destruction bound tightly around my frail body. My breathing is constantly labored and my toes curled under bracing for the next mental...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    I have anxiety since I was litlle kid, I was really shy and it was hard for me to talk or react in front of people that i don't know. Because of that, some kids start to make fun...
    RosaryLaCroix RosaryLaCroix 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    I think I found something that works. Arsenicum Album and Aconitum Napellus. :) So I have had anxiety and severe debilitating panic attacks on the regular now for over a year...
    NYXY NYXY 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    I had my first anxiety attack about twenty years ago, I remember it was a beautiful day and I woke up feeling great, I set off for work crossed the road from my house. and suddenly...
    IF64 IF64 51-55, M 2 Responses Jun 20

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    My first mental illness was major depression, it began around the age of 6. I would become withdrawn from social interaction and remain in my bedroom. I didn't want people to come...
    CelticBoxingGuy CelticBoxingGuy 41-45, M Jun 19

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    I used to go on and off with anxiety and then depression. However I never had any suicidal thoughts because I have a slight bit of arrogance thinking that I am very needed. People...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M Jun 19

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    My girlfriend is just amazing through my eyes. She's smart, funny, beautiful, and loves me for me. We get along so well because we're so much alike. We both suffer from depression...
    solusnon solusnon 13-15, M Jun 19

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    I'm ashamed of suffering from anxiety and feeling depressed. When I meet new people that I want to befriend, most of the time ends in nothing, because I feel embarrassed when I...
    Flow19 Flow19 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 18

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    I have a bizarre form of social anxiety where I am afraid to talk to people because I suddenly begin to wonder if I'm hallucinating the conversation and weirding them out.
    Scotie333 Scotie333 18-21, F Jun 18

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    I only get bad anxiety attacks at school, so I switched to online schooling. Which in a way helps but doesn't because I'm isolated during the day. I still get anxiety out of the...
    shaylaeakle shaylaeakle 13-15, F 6 Responses Jun 18

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    That is why when someone messages me here (or if I message someone) I take time to reply. I want to be social but I get anxiety just getting a message, that's why I'm not on here...
    catsandmusic13 catsandmusic13 16-17, F Jun 18

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    I just pushed away the only person who has ever cared about me. I love my bff she has always been there for me and she knows all my secrets, but im only getting worst and if one...
    Janimisha94 Janimisha94 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    I am 44 years old I have experienced Bi polar with mixed episodes, Mania and depression Anxiety and panic PTSD and Scizophrenia. never diagnosed but clearly have dealt with...
    smalltownwitch smalltownwitch 41-45, F Jun 18

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    I am a firm believer that the experiences we go through in life do many positive things for us. Even if those experiences caused us pain and hardships. They help us in so many ways...
    souldigger7 souldigger7 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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    My heart is hurting. I feel like I can't do anything right.. sometimes i wish i ran away from my house.... i've attempted suicide 5 times..... and i- i can't take it anymore... i...
    lastendless lastendless 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 15

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    For all of you with anxiety... When you were born, were you a c-section baby? I read something once about the connection between c-sections and anxiety. just wanted to know how...
    WillowRabbit WillowRabbit 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 15

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    I'm having bad anxiety tonight. I'm stressing out and can't fall asleep. I can feel the impending anxiety attack. I don't even know why... How do you overcome surprise anxiety and...
    LoserMaterial LoserMaterial 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 13

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    I don't think it's wise to post this but... I have to tell someone. I can't even tell my boyfriend and I tell him everything that happens to me. He knows Everything about me...
    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 12

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