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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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    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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    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 am currently struggling to move on from my abusive boyfriend. Last year when i was pregnant he pushed me to the floor outside in a heated argument, and smashed up a door in my...
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    My TMJ disorder makes me want to snap my jaw. I wonder what it would feel like.
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    I think I'm developing this again. I'm still eating, yeah. Most people think that anorexia is where people don't eat at all. So far today, the only thing I've been able to eat...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am a 14 year old boy living in Tennessee, I have been a very quiet, shy, and emotional person, these past few years I would stay locked in my room and never come out unless it...
    santana772 santana772 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    In the past I suffered from depression and every now and then I still get hit with a bad day (usually directly related to the amount of alcohol consumed). I have quit drinking but...
    Mala1718 Mala1718 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Even before i was diagnosed with depression, i love alcohol. It's not really the taste of it, but the feeling i get whenever i get drunk. Well fast forward after being diagnosed...
    mischaelric011392 mischaelric011392 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I think I suffer from maladaptive daydreaming. but, I don't know really. I Just graduated from high school actually, but seldom was there a day that I didn't daydream in class...
    Lucario89 Lucario89 16-17, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Recently, I started having doubts of whether I suffer from clinical depression. I am stuck in an abusive relationship, I don't have a stable group of friends but other than that...
    mdmrmdmr mdmrmdmr 18-21, F a week ago

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    I had been doing very well recovering from one of the lowest points in my anxiety roller coaster, but then I left for college and my whole world fell apart. I found myself having...
    AddieJazz AddieJazz 18-21, F a week ago

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    I'm always suffering from this stuff
    bradley600 bradley600 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    CHRISTIANS: I have struggled lifelong with depression, Even today as I try back in touch with God just recently. I'm happy to find God and I would give up a lot for him. However, I...
    zachlabodz zachlabodz 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    I feel like I have to address first my self esteem issues/depression before going to law school again. :( Wrong move! I am so pressured to do good because Of my dad and grandpa. I...
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F Jun 22

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    High school was a terrible part of my life, and I consider this the point where depression started to affect me. Throughout middle school, I had a couple of friends I could be...
    erinw96 erinw96 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    My first mental illness was major depression, it began around the age of 6. I would become withdrawn from social interaction and remain in my bedroom. I didn't want people to come...
    CelticBoxingGuy CelticBoxingGuy 41-45, M Jun 19

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    I became depressed in the 6th grade. That was the year that I was sexually assaulted by a few students on my bus. They threatened to beat me if I ever told anyone about it, so I...
    neutralbeanie neutralbeanie 13-15, T 1 Response Jun 19

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    I've suffered depression for many years indeed. For the longest time I would just bottle every screwed up thought that I had. In high school I turned to creative writing doing...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 19

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    I used to go on and off with anxiety and then depression. However I never had any suicidal thoughts because I have a slight bit of arrogance thinking that I am very needed. People...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M Jun 19

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    Found this site randomly while browsing the internet in a depressed bout. Not sure what I'm expecting, I've sort of given up on the belief that human decency is even a real thing...
    Whitespark Whitespark 22-25, M Jun 19

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    Both my spouse and I suffer from some chronic pain and depression, although his chronic pain is worse and more systemic. I have lower back issues and arthritis and he has ehlers...
    jabl61514 jabl61514 26-30, T Jun 18

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    Yeah.Insomnia is killing me.I slept great last night but now I can't sleep at all.I am going to the doctors gonna ask about my depression.I'm so nervous.
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F Jun 18

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    I can't deal with society and day-today life any more. Going outside and facing the the negative judgement of others is too much to bear. I want to go completely off the grid. I'm...
    Parvus Parvus 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    More damage from meds than bullies. The wealthy committed a crime. And wont be punished. They paid to relabel seroquel. The new classification is legal. And the lawsuit...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 18

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    I first started showing signs of major depressive disorder at age 9 and was officially diagnosed at age 14 in a psychiatric institution.
    leggyshay leggyshay 16-17, F Jun 18

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    So why tell a sad person to choose that. If they want to be gone why say okay. Why say they have to choose. Lately on ep i fight both. Staying And going. One member...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 18

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    Depression is like trekking through a thick, humid jungle. You're hacking away at vines and bushes that crowd your path, but only to find yourself halted at a river of quicksand...
    littlelostfox littlelostfox 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    Picture a long, deep, and dark tunnel. In this tunnel is nothing but absolute silence and stillness. Absolute darkness. At the end of the tunnel is a blinding, bright light that...
    littlelostfox littlelostfox 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    The worst aspect of depression isn't the actual depression itself. It's not the lows, but the reactions of those around you to those lows. The "why didn't you just get out of bed...
    littlelostfox littlelostfox 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    I just pushed away the only person who has ever cared about me. I love my bff she has always been there for me and she knows all my secrets, but im only getting worst and if one...
    Janimisha94 Janimisha94 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    I am 44 years old I have experienced Bi polar with mixed episodes, Mania and depression Anxiety and panic PTSD and Scizophrenia. never diagnosed but clearly have dealt with...
    smalltownwitch smalltownwitch 41-45, F Jun 18

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    Yep.Depression and Insomnia one of the worst things ever.
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F Jun 16

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    Went to the dr a few days ago I got blood work done and also had my medication increased ...again but the biggest thing I found out was that I've been diagnosed with chronic...
    rainyday10 rainyday10 22-25, M Jun 16

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    I didn't really know that what I had was a disorder. It began in sixth grade and that was the year I lost all my friends. I would sit at lunch everyday by myself reading it doing...
    Leannabj25 Leannabj25 13-15, F Jun 16

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    Yeah... And my "friends" are a great motivator for this kinda stuff.
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 15

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    if you were looking for one sign not to kill yourself today, then this is it. please read this; maybe it'll help I wanted to kill myself so badly, not even too long ago. life...
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 14

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    The first 4 months of 2015 were quite a hard few months and I suffered from minor depression and barely left my room. Although things aren't as bad I still have those weeks where I...
    Daniellevn Daniellevn 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 14

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    Hey strangers. By the looks of it, no one has been on since about last year. But I'm having such a hard time and would love a friend. I'm currently in another country living with a...
    beekay11 beekay11 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 13

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    I don't think it's wise to post this but... I have to tell someone. I can't even tell my boyfriend and I tell him everything that happens to me. He knows Everything about me...
    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 12

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