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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

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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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    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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    I am tired. I grew up in a disfunctional middle class family. My mother is manic depressive bipolar, and my dad dealt with his problems by working and drinking. I never understood...
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    Okay so it seems I don't write enough here, so this will be the start into my world and mind. For the first edition I'd like to talk about a girl from my childhood. This girl was...
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    Hi i am 15 and i suffer from anxiety and panic attacks. i have been suffering anxiety for 3 years and i have been suffering panic attacks for 5 years and i hate it so much
    cortneylily1990 cortneylily1990 13-15, F 1 Response 31 mins ago

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    My anxiety and panic attacks got so bad, to the point where it caused a lot of physical problems, such as breathing, swallowing, sleeping, etc. I finally went to see a doctor about...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 25 mins ago

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    its terrible to suffer from anxiety and depression....i have social phobia and a huge depression.
    dragonshine dragonshine 22-25, T 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I don't know how to explain how I am currently feeling. I suffer from OCD and depression but I have never felt quite so bad in my life. I feel as if I am surrounded by blackness. I...
    nathancrofton nathancrofton 18-21, M Dec 31, 2014

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    This is a pretty sensitive topic for me to talk about, a few days ago i realized that i need all the help i can get. I feel like i started daydreaming when i moved here and people...
    jennixlo jennixlo 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Every since i was very small ive suffered from migraines ! They cause my right eye to swell completly shut and sometimes ive even passed out ! I feel one comming on ... I wouldnt...
    dizzyupthegirl1 dizzyupthegirl1 31-35, F Jan 1

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    Panic attacks and agoraphobia are the worst things ever. This has really hindered my life. . Anyone else suffer from panic attacks? What awful symptoms and after-symptoms do you...
    EmiKuma EmiKuma 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 7

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    Hi I'm In my early 30's and I have suffered from HS since 1997. It started in my armpits in which I had a surgery to remove my sweat glands in 2000. I had no more problems under...
    SocialButterfly1980 SocialButterfly1980 31-35, F Jan 8

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    And its getting worse, I know people are going through the same thing I am but well.... I made my own fantasy world and I go to it every day its mostly involves anime because I...
    pinkkitten100 pinkkitten100 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 9

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    Lately I've been struggling with my depression, it's been getting to a point where my suicidal tho have kicked back into high gear. I've never felt quite as hopeless and useless a...
    EpicChick22 EpicChick22 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Not too long ago, I read my first article on maladaptive daydreaming and immediately realized that it was the "quirk" in my brain that I'd never exactly found a fitting term for...
    shemeantyonoharm991 shemeantyonoharm991 22-25, F Jan 1

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    i have been daydreaming like this for as long as i can remember so i cant really say if it stems from a trauma or some sort of repressed memory but when it happens the dreams are...
    cose cose 16-17, M 10 hrs ago

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    so basically I was always really imaginative as a child I don't remember doing it as a kid cause I was very active and into sports and I also used to write a lot of stories. then...
    myownconsultant myownconsultant 16-17, F Jan 6

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    A time before I was truly depressed, I was worried about depression. I thought I was happy, bubbly, I liked living. Those moments where I would stare in the bathroom mirror with an...
    BridieNM BridieNM 13-15, F Jan 1

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    What kind of mental disorder is this? After many research, I'm sure it's MD... Ok so I pretend that I am a celebrity re-acting their movie lines as them. I've been doing this since...
    Heaven360 Heaven360 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    I really need to talk to someone and just vent. I feel like my depression has completely taken over. I don't feel the same anymore. I use to be so happy, funny, loving and caring...
    ArtisticLife ArtisticLife 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Been struggle with depression since i was 15,now i am 29.I was in and out of mental hospital 4 times.Therapists and psychiatrists didn't help. Those medications only turn me into a...
    Stephanieloveowl Stephanieloveowl 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    It doesn't help anymore. "I want my death to mean something" don't ignore depression? It's what we all do isn't it though? Why not thought let it run its course and see what...
    Callistowed Callistowed 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    The anxiety started when I was like 11 and from there it progressed to depression. I didn't know how to cope with it so when it kept getting worse I then got OCD. The OCD is...
    bregood bregood 13-15, F Dec 31, 2014

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    hello I just feel like posting today bout the fact im still very depressed. I have meds for the depression. I takke them I just dont know why or what's wrong.. I feeel okay most...
    Lookingupalways Lookingupalways 26-30, F Jan 5

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    Joy, joy! I am soooo happy today! Not. Life stinks. I hate depression soooooooooo freaking much.
    DrPepperFanatic97 DrPepperFanatic97 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    It started 5 years ago. Little by little, I started to drown. That is what depression feels like. Drowning. No matter how hard you try to keep your head above the water, you get...
    SummerOf22 SummerOf22 18-21, F Jan 8

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    I haven't slept in 3 days but lately I sleep 4 am sometimes at 5 am because I can't sleep I don't know if it's over thinking or my stress or depression idk
    yalzaga yalzaga 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Okay so what do you do when you felt a feeling you have never felt before with someone like love at first sight. You even experience making love for the first time witH this person...
    kpweant1 kpweant1 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    If I had one wish; I would wish for everyone to have a good life. To not have to worry about paying their next bill, or to go out or stay in, or to deal with any negatively...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    Important notice: Don't take anything of what you read here as medical advice. I'm not a doctor, but simply a person affected by this thing since almost when I was born, so all...
    mat4 mat4 18-21, M Jan 10

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    In 2014 I have been fighting depression. Towards the end of the year I've been healing from it. But through the whole process I've developed social anxiety. I didn't realize how...
    Diamondgirly Diamondgirly 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I'm not sure what to do anymore. My husband has two slipped discs and sciatica and I'm slowly losing patience and compassion for him. We have been married for almost 10 years and...
    freckledlady freckledlady 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have been depressed off and on since I was 14 and I am now 20. most of the time I have no reason to be so sad. I just get so down and get anxiety. Sadly things like this run in...
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    For most of my life I've experienced this feeling of anxiety, panic, mania, and depression all in full swing... There never seems to be a break between the emotions.They all come...
    behindthesegemineyes behindthesegemineyes 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    Four years ago, I dated a girl named Alissa. We had just met a month earlier, but had gotten extremely close within that short amount of time. I fell in love with her too fast and...
    mariahtaylor0 mariahtaylor0 16-17, T Jan 2

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    Hi! I've been married for 16 yrs to a man who has suffered chronic pain for 32yrs of his 44yrs of life. We now have 2 children 8 and almost 5. There are days like today I want to...
    mariahswind mariahswind 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I live in a share house sort of thing, this random guy moved in and he's incredibly demented. He lives in the room across the hall from me, here it is summer and he sits on his bed...
    whatsnewpussycat whatsnewpussycat 18-21 Dec 30, 2014

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    Last night I was having this really vivid dream. It was night time and I was in a garden by a river and it was snowing. I had a hairless cat and it was either a French Bulldog or a...
    Khaleesi92 Khaleesi92 22-25, F Jan 10

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    Sometimes it’s sad to think about the fact that I have more ‘memories’ of fictional characters I’ve created through daydreaming than I actually do of my own life. I’m not...
    Clenastia Clenastia 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    Currently in the middle of an episode as of the moment. It is so bad it actually woke me up from the intensity. Everything in my life is **** right now and I feel like the worst...
    CutttieBaby CutttieBaby 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's really depressing me. I've had bad acne since I was 12. From 12-14 there were so many pimples on my face that I couldn't count them if I tried. But fortunately, they were only...
    cutexmuffin524 cutexmuffin524 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    and through my last 2 years it consumed my life. I have lost everything besides my passion for the restaurant busines. im from south jersey but am honestly just looking to make...
    callmeCheffy callmeCheffy 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    I find it difficult to go to malls at times, they're so overwhelming. I can't make phone calls, my heart beats so hard and I feel sick and nervous. I also get really nervous when...