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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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    Related Experiences

    I am sufferibg from bulimia. I don't have body image issues. This was a trained behavior. I feel like I walk a tight rope trying not to slip . I feel the urge to purge all the time...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    My antidepressant causes me to eat more. The mood stabilizer can help with weight loss. And then my anxiety/night meds increase appetite. Since two increase my appetite(anti...
    Kailenalovesyou Kailenalovesyou 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Ana is been my best friend for as long I can remember... She eat all body away pretty... Put me the hospital so many times... I wish she would just leave...
    MichaelOKBurns MichaelOKBurns 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 1

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    Tomorrow I start a plan where I starve myself for around 2 weeks or so and then commit suicide. I had an old account, goingunder, but this membership will be used while I'm on this...
    thelastwordsofTeague thelastwordsofTeague 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    So tomorrow I start starvation instead of today, I had to stay home sick. Tomorrow I put up an excuse that I was bullied badly so everything else can go smoothly
    thelastwordsofTeague thelastwordsofTeague 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    **** I just really want to die
    thelastwordsofTeague thelastwordsofTeague 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I hate my life. I hate my personality and my body and dependency. I'm so quick to laugh and fall in love and I'm ******* fat and I depend too much on a certain person that makes me...
    thelastwordsofTeague thelastwordsofTeague 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Just thinking about my suicide right now....
    thelastwordsofTeague thelastwordsofTeague 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I'm crying right now because I want to die so badly and I just hate myself so much
    thelastwordsofTeague thelastwordsofTeague 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    What's bothering me at the moment ...so yesterday at my highschool some girls I knew bullied me about being lesbian and pulled my hair and hit me. I also have this idol...he's...
    thelastwordsofTeague thelastwordsofTeague 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I feel ******* worthless and just ******
    thelastwordsofTeague thelastwordsofTeague 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I want to die so bad. There's nothing good left in my life. I have no friends and I get bullied all the time for my sexuality and body and music preference and my personality. I...
    thelastwordsofTeague thelastwordsofTeague 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    First day of my starvation. Feeling pretty good about it, just have to make sure not to take my Prozac or I probably won't go through with it.
    thelastwordsofTeague thelastwordsofTeague 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    2nd day of no food. My brother said yesterday that if I haven't had a meal all day and just snacks then that's the equivalent of no food. I'm pretty sure he didn't take me...
    thelastwordsofTeague thelastwordsofTeague 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Starving yourself isn't that hard I think. If I ever get hungry all I do is drink warm water and I feel full
    thelastwordsofTeague thelastwordsofTeague 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I used to weigh myself everyday. I don't now because my scale is broken. I purposely skip meals sometimes. I calorie restrict a lot. I binge. I am on both extremities of eating and...
    Jackiebh Jackiebh 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Anybody else suffer from a panic disorder or even just panic attacks, I'd really appreciate a chat.
    Flawlless Flawlless 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    I need to say something. Please realize when you tell a depressed person (who actually suffers from true depression), that "things will get better" or "you have people that care...
    Jpeavey Jpeavey 41-45, M 5 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    why are so many females are suffer from loneliness and depression ?
    ShakeWellBeforeUse ShakeWellBeforeUse 26-30, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    My wonderful sweet dorky weird boyfriend of 4 years proposed last weekend and of course I said yes, so now we are engaged. This is amazing news! Television and fifties movies...
    RoseHoneyBee RoseHoneyBee 26-30, F Aug 19

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    Gosh! Where to begin? So it’s fair to say that I haven’t been suffering for as long as some people with their eating disorders but I can’t dismiss the fact that I HAVE been...
    Thatgirl889 Thatgirl889 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Body Dysmorphic Disorder - July 30, 2014- I recently heard of this on a television show. I never truly understood this friend's feelings until I learned more of this disorder. To...
    JustaMann JustaMann 41-45, M Jul 30

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    I've been suffering from acute depression for years. I've hidden my illness for a long time because I figured that It would go away as I grow older. However, that has not been the...
    agathashelly agathashelly 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Finally after years of suffering from debilitating depression, anxiety, panic attacks, flash backs, nightmares & living all day everyday with that terrible sense of dread in the...
    LunaGypsy LunaGypsy 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    About a week ago, I realized that I am suffering from depression. That I have been for about 7 months. I never realized it before because I would just push my feelings and thoughts...
    LameyC LameyC 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I cant understand it, i just don't know how to feel. I have suffered from Anxiety for the majority of my life. I have suffered from depression for about 5 years. Ive had panic...
    FayeAndMerlin FayeAndMerlin 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    I have a friend suffering from depression but never talks about it and thinks that he doesn't need help. He cuts himself, his "hobby" is doing drugs and he thinks he's ok. I want...
    MistressAlexandraDark MistressAlexandraDark 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I am not sure if I suffer from MD. I had ADD as a child and I my personality is a little OC but I do not have obsessive compulsive disorder. When I was a child, I daydreamed from...
    olddrive olddrive 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I'm only 16 and I've been on anti-depressens for over a year now. Things were starting to look up for me recently until I decided to break off my relationship (about a month or...
    shewhoshallnotbenamed1 shewhoshallnotbenamed1 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I actually been dealing with SO-OCD (sexual orientation-OCD), but it won't let me post that. I've been suffering with this horrible thing for over a year now and just when I think...
    Sarm9311 Sarm9311 18-21, F Jul 31

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    At 45 years old I'm starting to notice how my nighmarish childhood has and still is effecting me. I'm the youngest of 3 children and family scapegoat. Both my parents were youngest...
    brainwrecked brainwrecked 36-40, F Aug 15

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    At 45 years old I'm starting to notice how my nighmarish childhood has and still is effecting me. I'm the youngest of 3 children and family scapegoat. Both my parents were youngest...
    brainwrecked brainwrecked 36-40, F Aug 15

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    it started of simple daydreams. whenever I was in the car, I would always daydream about my favourite show and pretend that the show was real and I would daydream about my...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    In the past four years, I've had two work-related back injuries and one serious car crash. Without prescription medication, there isn't much I can do without suffering from pain. I...
    Jononymous Jononymous 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I've always known the feeling of claustrophobia ever since I was young. When I was a young boy If I was to be say closed in cupboard for a few seconds by my big sister I would get...
    bananaman1uk bananaman1uk 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    For the last few years life has been very challenging. There are all these feelings and fears that I can´t control, they overwhelm and choke me. Fear controls my life. I do...
    leilymae leilymae 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    I had not even realized this was a thing until just recently. I've always daydreamed, or dreamed at night, and I would almost always remember bits and pieces of dreams after waking...
    mimameid mimameid 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I finally have accepted the diagnosis of bipolar disorder 1 after being off my meds for two years..(I thought I could beat it :/) my episodes in the last six months have been so...
    smilecry81 smilecry81 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I've always known the feeling of claustrophobia ever since I was young. When I was a young boy If I was to be say closed in cupboard for a few seconds by my big sister I would get...
    bananaman1uk bananaman1uk 26-30, M Aug 3

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    It truly feels like a demon lives inside my head. I'm so sick of living with these illnesses. When I talk to my fiancé about what I'm thinking about and what I'm going through, he...
    Mileena28 Mileena28 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm nearing 30. This isn't some angst teen thing. I've tried to "snap out of it" since I was about 10. The thing is, yeah, I could blame it on the stuff that's happened to me in...
    whoreallycares85 whoreallycares85 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I'm almost always distracted.I was grown in a pretty problematic family and beaten by them a lot, and remember my very first daydreams as a child were about "me making traps...
    SorryWhatDidYouSay SorryWhatDidYouSay 22-25 Aug 3

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    Why am I still doing this? This is a kid's disease. I am still doing it at 32 years old. There is no way for me to get away from it. I can not live life a normal life like other...
    MollyVonFrankenstein MollyVonFrankenstein 31-35, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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