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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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    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 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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    I'm really struggling when I'm on my period... its like being plunged into all my most tragic feelings that don't normally surface. I don't know what to do, no one knows about this...
    RenegadeReaper RenegadeReaper 18-21 11 hrs ago

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    People confuse depression with just general sadness. You cannot just try to feel better or cheer up. When you are depressed, you feel hopeless, helpless, lonely, misunderstood, you...
    XlizrocksY XlizrocksY 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    awlaa awlaa 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    I m having no a hard time dealing with My thoughts of humanity itself, I look around me at what humans have created and can t help thinking I m just an insignificant part of this...
    Akaizia Akaizia 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Last year I saw an md post on tumblr and I was in shock reading someone's experience of the same "thing"that I do. I was even more surprised seeing the name maladaptive daydreaming...
    erinnmhh erinnmhh 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The worst time when I'm depressed I usually not myself I can't survive without Bella my Labrador Retriever I got Bella for my twenty third birthday back in two thousand and twelve...
    Jolietillinois Jolietillinois 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    i dont know what else to do. this has been giving me anxiety for days https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FhhYJXV508A
    ihatebeingblack44 ihatebeingblack44 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I need serious help. Please message me.
    ihatebeingblack44 ihatebeingblack44 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Hello. I am 25 and a full time student suffering from fibromyalgia. Some days I find it difficult to go to uni because of it. People keep telling me I'm too young for something...
    writinggirl writinggirl 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I thank my lord and savor for everything I have wants and needs I came out of my shell for once I see there's hope
    Nikkilight25 Nikkilight25 22-25 4 days ago

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    I just find myself alone in my room way too many times. First I was mad at my mom, but now I'm not as upset with her but I prefer to be in my room and just isolate myself from my...
    SilentScream0327 SilentScream0327 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I just find myself alone in my room way too many times. First I was mad at my mom, but now I'm not as upset with her but I prefer to be in my room and just isolate myself from my...
    SilentScream0327 SilentScream0327 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    What do you do when have made up your mind about living anymore?
    cactie87 cactie87 26-30, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am 19 years old and for years I've been experiencing bad events in my life that comes just about every summer or winter if I get a head ache left arm pain I immediately think...
    Bjanay Bjanay 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Today, I'm in blue again. The feeling of drowning can be really exhausting. Especially when we have to deal with the same challenge for years. But I don't give up this time. At...
    Reneems Reneems 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    The mood swings are all over the place and it's so uncomfortable, a feeling of pure sadness and mourning attacks me and it's almost like I've gotten my heartbroken all over again...
    xMellowButterflyx xMellowButterflyx 18-21, F a week ago

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    I have had depression for quite some years thoughts of feeling no good. And like I'm worthless but now I have support and love within myself b
    Nikkilight25 Nikkilight25 22-25 1 Response a week ago

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    I can't remember how to spell or pronounce it, but I was diagnosed with a form of depression that is constant, underlying, and unprovoked. Its a brain chemical issue that I was...
    RenegadeReaper RenegadeReaper 18-21 1 Response a week ago

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    Everytime I try to do something about my depression, it just makes things worse. Life is cruel.
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M a week ago

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    Once upon a time there lived a beautiful couple who loved each other very much. He had a good job and she had designs of brilliance. They were living with a terrible friend of his...
    SoberingBabySteps SoberingBabySteps 31-35, M a week ago

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    I was doing so well, the flashbacks and anxiety were becoming further apart. I was finally moving on and progressing. But now, for some reason, I've got just over a week until I...
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I don't know where Uwais has gone but I do know he took me with it. I feel as though I've dissappeared even though I can be seen. You've taken my soul with you. My breath feels...
    passingby123 passingby123 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    Last year was probably the worst when I didn't even have a clue what they were - I had an inkling but I didn't want to add on another issue I had to deal with. They felt like...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I don't think I will ever find love. Just don't know where to look.
    Roger773 Roger773 41-45, M Aug 22

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    ... nothing really to say...
    MyLifeAsCharlie MyLifeAsCharlie 13-15, F Aug 22

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    Ever since I left high schooland sadly became a pill addict, I've developed this sense that I will always be overweight. I'm terrified to gain a pound. It started with me running...
    HollyMaria954 HollyMaria954 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I overdosed on Zoloft. I feel like **** now. My heart is racing. I had a sleepless night yesterday. A month ago the doctor Psychatrist prescribed 100mg Zoloft per day - one 50 mg...
    nedbrent69 nedbrent69 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 20

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    Major depression, moderate anxiety and schizophrenia have affected my life since I was age six. I recently started a tumblr blog writing about how coping and suffering with these...
    CelticBoxingGuy CelticBoxingGuy 41-45, M Aug 19

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    I have been suffering from depression for quite some time, months or more. Pain has a lot to do with it, but so does circumstance. I am continually tired, and unable to function...
    Glennr67 Glennr67 46-50, M Aug 19

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    I have depression and anxiety and my boyfriends gone to America with his family for 3 weeks, I only realised last night how much my boyfriend helps my illnesses, I felt so so...
    paulalkayexo paulalkayexo 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I finally found out what to call what I do. I get obsessed with characters from movies books or made up ones and make stories around them all. Usually I rock back and forth while...
    pianokat pianokat 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    My MN mother abused my cats to assert her power over me & to feed off my pain, helplessness and terror. I always felt so guilty that I couldn't protect them from her that I never...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    Yes I am but its the hand I was delt and im trying to learn to cope with such. Maybe in time ill get over with honest person by my side. Who knows Bottom line this **** sucks and...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M Aug 15

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    How to tell if someone is suffering from depression: People without depression: I'm fine😀 People with depression: I'm fine😀
    PenelopePotter PenelopePotter 13-15, F Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    Diagnosed with it but they feed me meds that lead me to ICU or suicide I battle depression till this day I gave up on doctors, Id rather be safe and live then take some crazy...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M Aug 14

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    Some days are worse than others. I have severe pain mostly from my neck down to my lower back. The pain also occurs in my arms and legs. It feels like electricity running through...
    TheQuirkyQuasar TheQuirkyQuasar 26-30, M Aug 13

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