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I Suffer From Generalized Axiety Disorder and Depression

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    Yes, Its True!

    I really do suffer from generalized anxiety disorder and depression. What I think is funny, is that for the longest time I had absolutely no idea that I even HAD an anxiety disorder, apart from social anxiety anyway. The thing was, whether I was around people or not, I was...
    GeorgeGlass GeorgeGlass 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 25, 2009

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    Progressive Relaxation & Stuff

    I'm going to start this topic off by indicating that this thread is going to be addressing several things, not just progressive relaxation. I just got home from the university today and one of my neighbors pulled me into a discussion about Ambien. Like me, his anxiety often gets...
    GeorgeGlass GeorgeGlass 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 27, 2009

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    Is It Gad?

    I honestly don't know if I suffer from GAD. I've never been diagnosed with it. I'm simply writing this "story" because last night I was so miserable i couldn't sleep and I cried like I haven't in a very long time. Ever since I can remember I've been a shy, nervous person. As...
    Femmebleu Femmebleu 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2010

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    I Want Nothing.....

    I want nothing. No identity. But with nothing comes everything. A whole lot of nothing. No identity. No name. No memories. Nothing. No pain. No fears. No tears. No worries. No cares. Nothing. But with nothing comes everything. I want no thing.
    loveismyweapon94 loveismyweapon94 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 25, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I just wrote this. Can anyone else relate? He lay in bed, angry. Waiting on his partner to get home. He had sent him to run some errands a couple of hours ago. This wasn’t...
    Jogia Jogia 31-35, M Apr 1

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    I've suffered from maladaptive daydreaming ever since I can remember. I'm not really sure why.. Maybe because I've often felt like I'm trapped in the ****** reality of my actual...
    ellisbraddock ellisbraddock 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've suffered from depression and anxiety since 6.....
    bribaby43 bribaby43 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    How can i sleep more hours per day? I suffer from severe depression since my country destroyed brutally my life, and now not even medication improves it. There is no way out. The...
    tikne tikne 26-30 Apr 18

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    I remember thinking I was so depressed or sad all the time a couple years ago... Little did I know that I wasn't even close to the worst of it. Now, I suffer from sleeping too much...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I don't experience visual hallucinations usually. It's pretty much the same every time. I'm awake and I can't move. I feel like I'm having a seizure from the shaking sensation. And...
    Holliswoods24 Holliswoods24 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    looking for others to chat with who suffer from HS
    lee25 lee25 41-45, F Mar 29

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    I don't “suffer” from it, I enjoy it. Life would be way too boring without it.
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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      Im 22 years old since I had my daughter she's 5 .. 1st of all it was baby blues but it wouldn't I had PMS ... It's got a lot worse now I suffer from pmdd .. Iv tired pills...
    victorialinnes victorialinnes 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    i have been suffering from MD since i was a kid cause my daydreams are way better in my reality. I was shy in school and was bullied. Since I found out about MD I'm trying to fix...
    rchristina rchristina 31-35 3 Responses Apr 5

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    ....Never could I have guessed that I had that... But the more I researched it, the more it made sense. Holy crap... I might just be suffering from maladaptive Daydreaming. Hell...
    jlove987 jlove987 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I hate the fact that I am suffering from MD.Its constantly interfering with my actual life.I prefer to stay in my imaginative world rather than my real world and this is destroying...
    pin97 pin97 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 14

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    Or you might know it as lovers delusion. (When one thinks a celeb or person loves them) I Can’t remember how old I was the first time she brought this up, but it has been over 10...
    lila226 lila226 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    For the past four years I've suffered from chronic migraine. For those of you who do, you understand it's not your typical headache and can be at times, debilitating. The...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I suffer from chronic migraines and headaches and my family doesn't understand the pain I have on a daily basis.
    Indomitable6811 Indomitable6811 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Am a 23 year old male in college and i struggle with shyness.social anxiety and depression.this led to another problem of isolation and anger.The anger mostly stems from not being...
    oteki1 oteki1 22-25, M 41 mins ago

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 27

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    Hi, I'm a 21 year old medical student living abroad, I was diagnosed with bipolar nearly 3 years ago, and before that I struggled a lot. I let it get quite far before my family...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    My psychology teacher told me after a lesson on bipolar disorders that she believes I may be bipolar II that idea scares me
    Knmazzeo Knmazzeo 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I've had depression for over 5 years. I've been bullied an sexually abused and I just care to much about things and no one understands me I don't even understand myself sometimes I...
    bieverything bieverything 16-17, F Mar 27

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    Last time when I went to the Dr and had my medication switched to effexor I was diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder
    rainyday10 rainyday10 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    This is the second time I had this disorder , I was a prison officer in the 90s and was bashed around the head with a chair and for 2 years battled to get my life back on track...
    warnbronudist warnbronudist 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    I need help! I was diagnosed with schizoid personality disorder a few years ago, so I have a hard time dealing with people, after I tried to commit suicide with 15 years old I used...
    Chtulhu Chtulhu 18-21, F Apr 12

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    People I barely know see I am depressed and they are worried for me. They go out of their way to ask if I'm doing okay and if I need anything. What scares me is that my parent's...
    inaweek inaweek 18-21, F Apr 11

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    I'm not sure if I have MD. Hello, so I'm new to this site but have seen it around for quite some time. As I've done random searches on the internet, I came across this and thought...
    WardenChult WardenChult 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 18

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 27

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 27

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    Depression has a different quality than the normal range of sadness that you may feel throughout the day. When you are depressed you do not feel like being with anybody. You either...
    Angelov Angelov 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I genuinely can't find a reason to keep going. They say the depression won't last forever. And I used to believe that because it would go away. But it never failed to come back...
    inaweek inaweek 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I feel as though I understand my depression much more. There's more regularity to it, and it seems, to me, to be a lot more 'rational' than my anxiety, if that makes sense?
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I can't talk to anybody outside my immediate family (my mother and two sisters who also have episodes) about any of this. even my bf thinks I'm just lying about my episodes. there...
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 7 Responses Apr 11

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    well...i just realize that this is a disorder...i though it was normal ._. but yeah, i don't really live in reality anymore and sometimes i can't say if it actually happend or if i...
    MichelleKnight MichelleKnight 16-17, F a week ago

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    Apparently my Depression and anxiety stem from OCD now, my therapists newest diagnosis. Drinking hard liquor to celebrate my ****** up mind lol
    skittymic skittymic 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I'm not very good at opening up to others but in hopes to make a new friend, here I am. I'm a weird individual. I think so, anyway. I don't have a lot of real friends but I guess...
    LadyApfel LadyApfel 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I don't know what to write here.. some time ago I used to feel do much better when I posted something here..its not even the same anymore..even this place makes feel lonely, just...
    sb3007 sb3007 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I am almost 30 and I am a maladaptive daydreamer. For the longest time I'd never heard of this. I had a complete moment of disbelief, thinking,"There's a NAME for it?!" It really...
    theforeverstory theforeverstory 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    First of all, I want to thank the person who created this group, it's good to not be on your own... I'm grateful that people in this world will listen to me with their attentive...
    anacastlebeach anacastlebeach 13-15 2 Responses Apr 10

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