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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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    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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    I dont know when someone can say that they HAVE suffered from it, when the worst is over, when you feel great (even though it can sneak back at you.). I, suffer from depression, i...
    Soldottern Soldottern 18-21, F Feb 9

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    iam suffering from maladaptive daydreaming since I was a child I didn't notice until now because I enjoy it iam always alone have no friends only anime character but now I have to...
    whiterose2 whiterose2 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    Do any of you succeed in reducing the amount and intensity of daydreams? If so please share because I've had enough of it. Today i googled 'constant daydreaming' and found out...
    Tomster111 Tomster111 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    I don't suffer from Maladaptive-daydreaming; if anything I'm lost without it... I've had it since I was 11 years old. I love daydreaming, I love spacing out living a perfect life...
    SadlySafeeee SadlySafeeee 13-15 1 Response a week ago

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    I have Depersonalization Disorder for almost a year now.It never stops, I dont feel anything,my thoughts are racing In my head and I am lost all the time.It started when I was in...
    Dusan1234 Dusan1234 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 8

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    I have dealt with MD all my life and I can say it probably closed some doors for me. It was impossible to hide. I can daydream about anything at any time. I often zone out...
    spaceyrick spaceyrick 56-60, M a week ago

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    When I'm with my family it always happens I need to get away from here. It's so negative and poisonous. It's not healthy for me to be here. They are a major part of what I think...
    Anthony0210 Anthony0210 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've been battling these along with other mental deficiencies for roughly 25 years now. A number of times in the recent (and distant) past I've just wanted to take my pistol and...
    dirtydan3 dirtydan3 26-30 Feb 1

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    Good morning, or is it? I must admit this weather is really getting to me. Waking up to the same routine for days on end... working hard to stay positive. Enjoy the "down" time...
    ExistsinHOPE ExistsinHOPE 51-55, F Feb 9

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    Today I went too the doctors. She told me I have anxiety and depression. I believe that is true. I have too be in a place alone too feel better about myself.
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 22-25, M Feb 11

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    depression is like the wrecking ball and your like the wall it hits and hits to knock you over ..pushs u over the edge..honestly.
    sparksfly545 sparksfly545 13-15, F Feb 16

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    Depression is like a huge storm cloud, no matter how far you think you've gone, that cloud will catch up. :(
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    This is the second night in a row, that on my way home from work, I've wondered what it would feel like to drive off the bridge and into the icy river below. I've been on the same...
    sugarbabysub sugarbabysub 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    I used to have hyperthyroidism and struggled with heat and sweat, winter and windy weather was my only favorite time, now after having my thyroid under control and I rarely ever...
    52hell 52hell 26-30, F Feb 2

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    I've tried running away from all of my problems to a new state. They caught me before I left town
    04emmalove14 04emmalove14 22-25, F Feb 16

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    I dont feel myself anymore. Ive bren stressed out and always thinkin bout negatives and what bothers me for like 2 months from now and that made me so stressed out. Now imcrying...
    dakingkong dakingkong 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    The Psychologist suggested that my MD ( they didn't have that name for it back then) served a purpose for me or else I would have given it up long ago. She said it was common in...
    spaceyrick spaceyrick 56-60, M a week ago

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    My pain hurts. :( I woke up and the whole left side of my skull was aching. I turned over to my right side and heard an unfamiliar pop in my jaw. It was the first time I've woken...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Throughout this past year I have been suffering with abdominal/pelvic/and vaginal pain. All tests conducted so far normal/negative and don't know what to do with myself...
    EIPHNH EIPHNH 31-35, F Feb 9

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    I am having difficulties putting my husbands different personas into one. See, he can be quite normal, or even great; mostly around other people and at work. He is funny, charming...
    Dini00 Dini00 31-35, F Feb 19

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    I don't suffer any more not sure if I grew out of it or not just know that it has not happened in quite sometime. My oldest has drops epilepsy and I often wonder if they are not...
    space4rent space4rent 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Tonight I tearfully discovered the term Maladaptive Daydreaming. I'm 44 years old and have wasted most of my life's potential locked up in my bedroom. I've hidden it from my...
    444EEEE 444EEEE 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 9

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    For a good seven years now I've been grinding my teeth in my sleep. Last night, I wore a custom mouth guard from the dentist instead of the store-bought ones that I'd given up on...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I had this since I was a kid. I used to imagine different scenarios and put myself in it the way i wanted. I always could differentiate reality from theses scenarios. I always made...
    Houuse Houuse 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 21

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    hardly ever do I have episodes at 6 am when I've been asleep all night, lying on my side or that I couldn't distinguish from reality. well all three just happened lol. I was...
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hello, I am a guy from Denmark, and 21 years. I came across this app a day ago. I have a thing, that i really enjoy weed, and find it so relaxing and thought-stimulating. But i...
    laxxe laxxe 18-21, M Feb 4

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    What is Social Status and it's expectations? Social status is based off success for the most part. How much we have accomplished in our lives, how much money we earn, save...
    Lemartes Lemartes 31-35, M Feb 6

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    Sometimes when I don't know how to solve a question I get very very anxious and panicking . It is like u are thinking something very hard but the idea just seems to not come out...
    asianahyang96 asianahyang96 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 11

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    My anxiety is ridiculous. I know it stems from the fact I'm driven to do so well and have put so much extra pressure on myself, but when things go wrong I have trouble handling the...
    KaylaVB19 KaylaVB19 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 11

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    I have been given countless medication over the years and these haven't worked as I never faced the root of my anxiety. I am in the process of really exploring the nitty gritty...
    CosmicPrincess CosmicPrincess 26-30, F Feb 17

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    I have had MD since about the age of 12. It initially started out as fun. Then, I'd lie on the sofa and close my eyes, and start daydreaming. I could go on for hours if I wasn't...
    Significant Significant 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    to awake to a scream. cold sweats. my heart is racing and adrenaline pumping. my fight or flight response has been triggered. then I realized I was the one that screamed. it is...
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I just found out about MD a week ago and I didn't think my daydreaming was much of a problem till then. Now that I think about it, I've wasted a lot of my potential and energy and...
    Oneirophobic Oneirophobic 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    The only way I can sleep is with sleeping pills and alcohol. ..I know it's not healthy but I have to go to work...I take over the recommended dosage. ..Sometimes six at once...
    buttaflykixx buttaflykixx 36-40, F Feb 1

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    I can't sleep because I have nightmares or because after im done cutting myself I cry because I feel alone because I feel like no one cares
    Razziness Razziness 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 3

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    today is another one of those days? why the hell do I keep waking up? what am I good for? why do I have to keep doing this, feeling like this, day after day?
    WWB82 WWB82 31-35, F Feb 3

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    This is really starting to take over my life and I don't know how to deal with it anymore.
    nathanieljlaw nathanieljlaw 18-21, M Feb 9

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    It's the worse feeling ever. I have considered suicide also.
    Beastman316 Beastman316 36-40, M Feb 18

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    I just wanna lay in bed all day and not do anything or talk to anyone. I just wanna be left alone. I just wish I can go to sleep and never wake up.
    nathanieljlaw nathanieljlaw 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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