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I Suffer From Generalized Axiety Disorder and Depression

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I want to die so bad. There's nothing good left in my life. I have no friends and I get bullied all the time for my sexuality and body and music preference and my personality. I...
    maydaysirens maydaysirens 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    First day of my starvation. Feeling pretty good about it, just have to make sure not to take my Prozac or I probably won't go through with it.
    maydaysirens maydaysirens 13-15, F Aug 22

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    2nd day of no food. My brother said yesterday that if I haven't had a meal all day and just snacks then that's the equivalent of no food. I'm pretty sure he didn't take me...
    maydaysirens maydaysirens 13-15, F Aug 23

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    Starving yourself isn't that hard I think. If I ever get hungry all I do is drink warm water and I feel full
    maydaysirens maydaysirens 13-15, F Aug 24

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    I used to weigh myself everyday. I don't now because my scale is broken. I purposely skip meals sometimes. I calorie restrict a lot. I binge. I am on both extremities of eating and...
    Jackiebh Jackiebh 22-25, F Aug 25

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    I want to stick a gun to my head and pull the trigger. I want to abuse my body to the maximum because I know I deserve it. I want to isolate myself so no one else gets hurt. I want...
    maydaysirens maydaysirens 13-15, F Sep 5

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    I literally wish I never existed
    maydaysirens maydaysirens 13-15, F a week ago

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    I really want to die because I just can't handle this anymore. I try making real friends but they all hate me. I try participating in class but then more people will hate me. I try...
    maydaysirens maydaysirens 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I hate how clean my arms are. I want to slice them up.
    maydaysirens maydaysirens 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    In the hospital for wanting to hurt myself.
    maydaysirens maydaysirens 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have suffered from Body Dysmorphic Disorder for 11 years. I am at my lowest point and feel completely exhausted and depressed. My two biggest concerns include my skin and hair. I...
    ShyRach ShyRach 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    Finally after years of suffering from debilitating depression, anxiety, panic attacks, flash backs, nightmares & living all day everyday with that terrible sense of dread in the...
    LunaGypsy LunaGypsy 31-35, F Aug 26

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    I need to say something. Please realize when you tell a depressed person (who actually suffers from true depression), that "things will get better" or "you have people that care...
    Jpeavey Jpeavey 41-45, M 9 Responses Aug 27

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    I have a friend suffering from depression but never talks about it and thinks that he doesn't need help. He cuts himself, his "hobby" is doing drugs and he thinks he's ok. I want...
    MistressAlexandraDark MistressAlexandraDark 18-21, F Aug 24

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    why are so many females are suffer from loneliness and depression ?
    ShakeWellBeforeUse ShakeWellBeforeUse 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    I suffer from depression for 3 years now. The past 2 years I pushed my best friends away in a sec, I showed a lot of hatred towards my family, my respect was 0%, my goals were not...
    nkbbb nkbbb 18-21, F Sep 8

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    Since middle school and before entering high school, this problem has caused me a lot of social pains. I have trouble socializing, even having conversations. My school grades...
    OperaG OperaG 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    I suffer from Pteronarcophobia (Fear of Flies) In fact, I suffer a fear of most flying insects. However, flies and wasps are by far the worst. When I was a child, I caught a scene...
    Foreigntraveller Foreigntraveller 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    In the past four years, I've had two work-related back injuries and one serious car crash. Without prescription medication, there isn't much I can do without suffering from pain. I...
    Jononymous Jononymous 26-30, M Aug 25

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    I Suffer From Sleep Apnoea and sleep with a cpap machine with a full mask. I had Sleep Apnoea for 4 year now.
    blackcat055 blackcat055 41-45, M Sep 11

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    Just suffered from a panic attack in my second week at school, and I pushed away the only person I could truly talk to it about. I just ****** it all up.
    LocketRainbow LocketRainbow 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    But I am now worried about my future because I heard the statistics: 40% of men in their forties suffer from this, and the percentage increases ten percent every decade. Yikes...
    KnightMoves KnightMoves 46-50, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I promised myself that when I felt that I had truly overcame my disorder, that I would share my story with those that are currently suffering Let me give a little background...
    dnicolee dnicolee 18-21, F Sep 2

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    When I was 16, I was diagnosed with a Massive Bilateral Pulmonary Embolism caused by multiple Dvts. I am now 27 going on 28, and for the last twelve years I have suffered multiple...
    rmd12 rmd12 26-30, F Aug 28

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    I finally have accepted the diagnosis of bipolar disorder 1 after being off my meds for two years..(I thought I could beat it :/) my episodes in the last six months have been so...
    smilecry81 smilecry81 31-35, F Aug 26

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    It truly feels like a demon lives inside my head. I'm so sick of living with these illnesses. When I talk to my fiancé about what I'm thinking about and what I'm going through, he...
    Mileena28 Mileena28 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    I don't know if I am dealing with depression or what, so I would like you to hear me out and maybe tell me if this is normal or not. I been feeling down, but not the kind of down...
    simplyfuckit simplyfuckit 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I am 21 years old and had my first child 4 weeks ago. During my stay in hospital I contracted an infection in my stitches which I believe to be called anaerobic bacteria. I was...
    sianjaynex sianjaynex 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    beautiful video bought a tear to my eye! Its to do with bullying and depression so yeah watch it... Amazing https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ltun92DfnPY
    lovemusicnicole lovemusicnicole 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    Hello there fellow daydreamers. I have recently discovered that I have Maladaptive Daydreaming Disorder. Actually I've had it as far as I can think of. My parents often tell me how...
    RichardAndon RichardAndon 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 13

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    I hate this...ill be fine and then ill just be extremely depressed. I just feel numb and invisible. Tomorrow i have school and im ignored..the people who i thought were my friends...
    BabyGirlAtHeart BabyGirlAtHeart 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease--Hashimoto's--that affects the thyroid. One of the side effects is depression. Right now, I'm so depressed... Sorrow is written all over...
    Natassa69 Natassa69 51-55, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Thanks to jerks. And moronic requirements. Preventing many from healthy living.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 1

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    Last year was my first year in college and I barely made it to October before I left school because I had major depression. It was one of the worst experiences of my life. This...
    lissfred58 lissfred58 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    Depression is a pit full of ****, maggots, and worms, It's always tragic and it's always long term. Unexpected and accepting no solutions, unless you have a noose, friends...
    CJCA CJCA 18-21, M Aug 26

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    I am within a cycle which is draining me and keeping me from the joyous things in life. I have become a recluse more and more. My husband is so supportive, but he is out of the...
    seashells123hope seashells123hope 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I had the botox treatment 10 days ago and the severity of the migraines have greatly lessened. I'm thankful for that! The confusion and forgetfulness (amnesia like symptoms from...
    sjmckstan sjmckstan 36-40, F Sep 12

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    I was in specialist treatment, but I didn't respond to regular medication and it took 8 years to find me something suitable. I still suffer psychologcal scars, can't forget the...
    urbanbedouinne urbanbedouinne 41-45, F Sep 2

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    Im actually recovered now. I've been recovered for a few months now. its my third time recovering from anorexia. third times the charm, right? I've been struggling with it for over...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I just found out the other day that there is a name for what I have been doing for the last two decades of my life. I found out by accident and it changed my life. I started...
    lifesnotarace lifesnotarace 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    My botox for migraines treatment was 2 days ago. It almost didn't happen because the price went up to $1,800 per treatnent. But it did and I have been exhausted ever since. I...
    sjmckstan sjmckstan 36-40, F Sep 5

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    I have a whole other life in my head that I've never told anyone about. This is the first time I've in any way acknowledged it. Unlike many experiences I've read it doesn't involve...
    Dreamingofchange Dreamingofchange 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I will be having a cervical (neck) steroid epidural on the 18th for my chronic neck pain. Then on the 22nd I will be having my the carpal tunnel release surgery on my left hand...
    Harley53 Harley53 56-60, F 1 Response Sep 10

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