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I Suffer From Generalized Axiety Disorder and Depression

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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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    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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    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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    Idk what life is anymore, I don't feel the need to be here. The only thing keeping me from killing myself is just fear, I'm a coward. If I wasn't afraid, I'd be dead already...
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    Two different car accidents brought this about. I was driving my son home from work one day in March of 2013. I had the green light and the girl who hit me had a green light but...
    RondaSicR RondaSicR 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    I think it's been a bit over 5 years, but that depends on when I should count that it started. It esentially started with a semi-trauma. Maybe a bit before that but holy damn did...
    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    more than one. this isn't something I like to think of as a way of being sick. you know? I just don't like the term "mental illness" it bothers me more than my own ******* illness...
    itllkillme itllkillme 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I started cutting myself again tonight feeling like everyone close to me is playing mind games with me trying to tell me how f#%ked up I am. I feel so alone and deserted. I feel so...
    UlyanaPauls UlyanaPauls 22-25, T 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Well I did it again.... I fought with my boyfriend and my head is screaming just stop just stop don't break it off he loves you just stop but I can't stop. I ******* can't I'm...
    xoxoFireyIcexoxo xoxoFireyIcexoxo 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I wouldn't say I suffer from this. I actually quite like this, and my parents are encouraging me to think of it as a good thing. At first my parents didn't believe me when I told...
    kayshep kayshep 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I suffer from Bi Polar depression. When I was first diagnosed with depression, they diagnosed me with chronic depression which is depression caused by the fact that somebody wants...
    AnyExperience AnyExperience 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    All these years, I've never quite known what my escapism was until recently. Is it normal? Is it a disorder? Am I mentally ill? Is it common? What is normal? Well to me, in...
    Tamikles Tamikles 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I had autism later in life where I used to strong episodes of depression. When I begin to be autistic I slowly beginning to start losing my friends b/c I begin to be more social...
    F00dbarevaporating F00dbarevaporating 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Been pulling hair from my head when i am having any anxiety and i can tell from looking at my scalp...my thick hair looks thin now.. It makes my scalp sore. I rip over and over...
    bpdlovesocioh8 bpdlovesocioh8 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Everyone thought I was happy. Now that they know im not they try to help. They cant help me anymore. They shouldn't even try.
    brokenfeelings brokenfeelings 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Im always being judge by people because i have anxiety and major depressive disorder. People who don't go through this is always the first to judge me. I just want somebody to...
    bigmamajoe bigmamajoe 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    help. my boyfriends 4 year old daughter is coming to visit for a week or two. this would be my first time meeting her. Im scared and had a panic attack. I'm emotionally unstable, I...
    Kikiana1 Kikiana1 18-21, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I've always dreamed vivid daydreams. Sometimes I take elements from a film or a book, interacting with the characters, bringing them to life in my mind's eye, whilst at other times...
    JennyWren21 JennyWren21 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I'm looking for support from someone who understands Maladaptive Daydreaming. I absolutely love daydreaming and could do it all day long. It definitely has it's rewards for me & it...
    livinglifeonpause livinglifeonpause 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    100 air squats. luminosity. spicy food. smartphone or computer screen. biting my lip. these things keep me from sleeping during the day time. but sometimes the headaches and heavy...
    YaBoyMokele YaBoyMokele 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    From what I remember, it started when I was about 10 or 11. When I first started doing it, it wasn't too often. Now, it's 24/7 that I'm catching myself daydreaming. I tend to pace...
    CandyAcid CandyAcid 13-15, F Jul 18

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    I've had night terrors ever since I can remember, they were very demonic when I was young, now they are about suicide, rape, killings, mine are very severe, I run out of bed...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 18

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    I still remember the first time it happened I had fallen asleep on the couch and I woke up to a girl with blond hair blue eyes she looked a lot like Taylor Manson from the pretty...
    Multicolour12 Multicolour12 22-25, F Jul 18

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    Everyone is different and everyone needs help in different areas.. Which best describes you? Not everyone needs the same products. It’s important to find your balance. Plexus...
    vero423314 vero423314 22-25, F Jul 16

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    Being abused by my mom , mentally and psychically , and being neglected , and seldomly only having my brother to play with , lead me to maladaptive daydreaming , but ofc at the...
    Rs668009 Rs668009 18-21, F Jul 16

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    It's incredible all the hate I get on this app.. I ask something and there's ALWAYS that jerk who says sh*t. I already suffer from depression, I self harm, I suffer from social...
    HeyThereImManuella HeyThereImManuella 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Depression is our darkness, our light, and our fall. Depression is a monster, a weakness to all. She lies within us and cries every night, Bearing all the pain we've bottled up...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    hi, i have been a long-time sufferer from this disorder as it has controlled me for about 5 years. I bite the skin around my fingers, and also my fingernails. sometimes i end up...
    dermafreak dermafreak 22-25, M Jul 16

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    Well, not anymore. This is my journey to freedom. (and it can be yours too) Come to me, all who are weary and burdened, and I shall give you rest. I want to say I know what it...
    thisissarah thisissarah 18-21, F Jul 16

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    I refused to go to a store with my mom today, and her response was "wow, I've never met a 15 year old who doesn't like shopping." "You're a REAL piece of work.." Thanks mom...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 15

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    I've kept to myself most of the time. I told myself whatever I'm going through is minor. I'll get over it in a week or so. But weeks turned to months. Months turned to years. I...
    SinSpitter SinSpitter 18-21, M Jul 15

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    I am 16 and I have cronic pain.. It dosent feel well and I can never do anything about it. it has caused problems and has been ripping my life in two. I am Bedridden and most of...
    Vlette Vlette 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Something embarrassing happened to me today in class while I was doing a presentation with my other two friends. They were looking all find while i didn't know what went wrong with...
    ErzaScarl ErzaScarl 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 13

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    I have been on meds for 18 years. Was diagnosed with depression at age 16 then at 20 diagnosed with bipolar disorder. I have been on practically everything. Some do nothing. Some...
    jks1981 jks1981 31-35, F Jul 13

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    I struggle with both of these and ptsd, depression, panic disorder, bipolar, and low self esteem. I have attempted suicide enough to know God isn't having it now. Anyone who can...
    GingerJensen34 GingerJensen34 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    These 'pro ana' people are ridiculous. Eating disorders aren't a choice. You don't get to choose to be anorexic or not. How stupid.
    Tilly95 Tilly95 18-21, F Jul 12

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    Yesterday I got something. A weird feeling and I wanted to go away somewhere. I ran around in the apartment and cleaned it, tidy my room, moved clothes from one bar to the other...
    StephanieLycka StephanieLycka 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    on top of feeling tired all day long I also struggle with my memory. so far my memory has only slipped on the mundane and obvious things. when did I eat last? did I start the...
    YaBoyMokele YaBoyMokele 31-35, M Jul 12

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    Daily migraine-scale headaches from muscle spasms from shattered vertebrae, bone spurs and broken or bulging disks. Life is a constant challenge.
    Writer1967 Writer1967 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 11

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