I Suffer From Generalized Axiety Disorder and Depression

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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

    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

    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
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 25, 2013

    im starting school in

    and hour and im kinda just nervous and sad but im just going to try and keep pushing
    Nathanbrad Nathanbrad
    18-21, M
    Oct 12, 2015

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    Hi, did your unpleasant symptoms ever resolve? I have to have this test next week. I'm a little nervous about it. Thanks.
    masala43 masala43
    46-50, M
    Apr 19
    Hey, So I'm posting this because I'm really struggling and contemplating ending everything because I can't see a way out. Any advice, past experience, hope, people in the same boat...
    ShellFlower119 ShellFlower119
    18-21, F
    Apr 19
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    ahecht101 ahecht101
    46-50, M
    Apr 18
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    ahecht101 ahecht101
    46-50, M
    Apr 18
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    ahecht101 ahecht101
    46-50, M
    Apr 18
    i stay up till around 2-3 ish finding for someone or crying over my ex. i miss him so much
    ilovepie12345 ilovepie12345
    16-17, M
    Apr 17
    I hate that feeling when you go to the store and break down crying because everyone's looking at you and you don't belong there and everyone hates you and you're a burden to the...
    shybot shybot
    16-17, F
    Apr 17
    Unless I know really really really well, I have to spend anywhere from 5 secs to a few mins mustering up the courage to have a conversation. Once the convo starts, I've no idea...
    AsYetNameless AsYetNameless
    13-15, T
    Apr 16
    I had an extremely severe one last night. It started out light during dinner. I took relpax and toradol when we got home and went upstairs to lie down. The migraine got worse. I...
    sjmckstan sjmckstan
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    EVER REMEMBER THIS - - > JESUS LOVES YOU.
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 14
    EVER REMEMBER THIS - - > JESUS LOVES YOU.
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 14
    EVER REMEMBER THIS - - > JESUS LOVES YOU.
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 14
    I want so much to be what I wasn't then. But I'm haunted by the fact that it's too late. So all those who clearly suffer from what I suffered from: don't be me.
    Woody6 Woody6
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 14
    While I am paralysis I can't move or speak I have vivisection dreams that the image in your mind that is so clear you can almost touch it. Sometimes you have a vivid dream that...
    LucidxxShivery LucidxxShivery
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 13
    I was fine for me anyways and suddenly I was hit with an anxiety attack about getting food poisoning and now I just feel really depressed.
    fallenstar23 fallenstar23
    22-25, F
    Apr 13
    After three years of trying to battle these panic attacks alone and being basically house bound, I'm back on meds. Since a visit to the psychiatrist can cost a fortune in this...
    BlueJinx BlueJinx
    26-30, F
    Apr 13
    After realizing the damage that maladaptive daydreaming has done to me, I've decided that I'm going to give everything I have to move on from this. There are some who can live with...
    knights40 knights40
    18-21, F
    Apr 11
    I think I might have to increase my anti-depression medication. I have been feeling a bit down now for 2 weeks. I do know what is causing the depression, and I am trying to find a...
    nevets68 nevets68
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Apr 11
    I've been dealing with this situation since 2011. I've only ever told my husband about it because frankly I don't want others to think I'm crazy or mental. I don't experience it...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 11
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up) Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 10
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up) Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 10
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up) Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 10
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up)  Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 10
    I got diagnosed with it on Friday. I haven't left my room since.. I don't want to eat, I don't want to see anyone and I just want to sleep. I'm so tired of talking to people. I'm...
    k33024w k33024w
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 10
    In the eye of the storm Pieces of metal, whooshing past me One a direct hit - to my heart My arms reach up, towards the light But, I drown in the darkness of the night sea.
    vfashionista86 vfashionista86
    26-30, F
    Apr 9
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    Satyrion Satyrion
    31-35, F
    Apr 9
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    ThisPaganChild ThisPaganChild
    18-21, F
    Apr 8
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    Ancientphoenix78 Ancientphoenix78
    36-40, F
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    lostflowers lostflowers
    16-17, F
    Apr 8
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    Unintendedgirl Unintendedgirl
    22-25, F
    Apr 7
    for some reason when I walk into a room, with a large crowd, I find myself thinking damn look how many people could hurt me...look how many could f:ck me
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 7
    My pain is much improved today. The last two days I have had a lot of pain but exercise, relaxation, heat, and distraction have helped a lot. Keeping well hydrated is important...
    Doomflower Doomflower
    31-35, F
    Apr 6
    I have been in agony today. This morning my shoulder was an 8/10 on pain and now it is probably about a 4 and rising again. At baseline it is a 2-3/10. It barely registers. It...
    Doomflower Doomflower
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Apr 4
    Have a thing called Spondylolytis. It is when the fluid in my vertebral joints eats the cartilage instead of feeding it. With the cartilage gone my vertebra are not held together...
    boldtimer boldtimer
    66-70, M
    Apr 4
    I REALLY need a wheelchair. I made a gofundme page to help with the cost. Any donations will be helpful:) I put the link to my gofundme page. https://www.gofundme.com/r9u3nyj8
    kikitaina kikitaina
    18-21, F
    Apr 4
    I'm 16 and I didn't know this was a thing until I started questioning what in the world I was actually doing. I'm a very social person with just one friend though I do speak to...
    dontluppinyellatme dontluppinyellatme
    16-17, F
    Apr 3
    For with God nothing will be impossible (Luke 1:37). There yet is hope for you in Christ. Whatever your problem may be, and however seemingly grave the situation miay be, it is...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    For with God nothing will be impossible (Luke 1:37). There yet is hope for you in Christ. Whatever your problem may be, and however seemingly grave the situation miay be, it is...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    For with God nothing will be impossible (Luke 1:37). There yet is hope for you in Christ. Whatever your problem may be, and however seemingly grave the situation miay be, it is...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    For with God nothing will be impossible (Luke 1:37). There yet is hope for you in Christ. Whatever your problem may be, and however seemingly grave the situation miay be, it is...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    Everyone needs compassion, a love that's never failing, let mercy fall on us. Everyone needs forgiveness, the kindness of a Savior, the Hope of nations. Savior, He can move the...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    Everyone needs compassion, a love that's never failing, let mercy fall on us. Everyone needs forgiveness, the kindness of a Savior, the Hope of nations. Savior, He can move the...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    Everyone needs compassion, a love that's never failing, let mercy fall on us. Everyone needs forgiveness, the kindness of a Savior, the Hope of nations. Savior, He can move the...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    Everyone needs compassion, a love that's never failing, let mercy fall on us. Everyone needs forgiveness, the kindness of a Savior, the Hope of nations. Savior, He can move the...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    And it is hard at school, because your peers, but mostly the teachers, don't understand why you can't raise your hand or carry on a normal conversation.
    StopSuicideAndDepression StopSuicideAndDepression
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    KartierCutie18 KartierCutie18
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    Apr 2
    I'm not gonna go into detail because it's late, but I am suffering from bad derealiseation... It has gotten worse over the past year or two. I even start doubting my friends and...
    CrazyMetalPunk CrazyMetalPunk
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    When life is rough, pray. -----:------:------:----- Pray, when life is great.
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 1
    When life is rough, pray. -----:------:------:----- Pray, when life is great.
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 1
    When life is rough, pray. -----:------:------:----- Pray, when life is great.
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 1
    When life is rough, pray. -----:------:------:----- Pray, when life is great.
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 1
    For those of you who have lost your desire to pray, to sing,I'm asking God to put that melody back in your hearts tonight; cause you to lift your voice, even though you don't...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 1
    For those of you who have lost your desire to pray, to sing,I'm asking God to put that melody back in your hearts tonight; cause you to lift your voice, even though you don't...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 1
    For those of you who have lost your desire to pray, to sing,I'm asking God to put that melody back in your hearts tonight; cause you to lift your voice, even though you don't...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 1
    If you call to Him, He will answer you If you run to Him, He will run to you If you lift your hands, He will lift you up Draw near to Him, He is here for you Give Him your love, He...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Mar 31
    If you call to Him, He will answer you If you run to Him, He will run to you If you lift your hands, He will lift you up Draw near to Him, He is here for you Give Him your love, He...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
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