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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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    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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    Hello I am dating a girl who has this and would like to know more about it if anyone could shed light on it a little that would be great thank you
    lonelytalker lonelytalker 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I've suffered from maladaptive daydreaming ever since I can remember. I'm not really sure why.. Maybe because I've often felt like I'm trapped in the ****** reality of my actual...
    ellisbraddock ellisbraddock 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 22

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    when i was 14 years old i thought i had it all, thought my life was perfect, had good friends an good boyfriend an everything. I got in the wrong friendship with someone who lied...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 6

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    I had meningococcal meningitis with septicaemia when I was 14, it's been over 26years since having meningitis and for many years now I have been asking doctors if my health...
    Nicola78 Nicola78 36-40, F May 9

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    I just realized few days ago that what I have been suffering from for years has a name ,I have been experiencing the symptoms since I was 5 I didn't know what exactly it is but it...
    NouraAh NouraAh 26-30, F 2 Responses May 12

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    I remember thinking I was so depressed or sad all the time a couple years ago... Little did I know that I wasn't even close to the worst of it. Now, I suffer from sleeping too much...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 26

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    I am a 26 year old female suffering from SLE with organ involvement, hypertension and Fibromyalgia. I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in Oct 2014 when we (me and my rheumatologist...
    Young24Lupus Young24Lupus 22-25, F May 13

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    I don't experience visual hallucinations usually. It's pretty much the same every time. I'm awake and I can't move. I feel like I'm having a seizure from the shaking sensation. And...
    Holliswoods24 Holliswoods24 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 25

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    Hi everyone I suffer from fibrfibromyalgia and a lot of other health problems and don't understand why I have NO family or friends support I fell so loanly 😭
    Nicola78 Nicola78 36-40, F 3 Responses May 9

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    I've daydreamed as long as I can remember. I've recently told my wife about it but she's been the only person I've ever talked about it with. I'm not entirely sure all the ways it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 12

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    I've daydreamed as long as I can remember. I've recently told my wife about it but she's been the only person I've ever talked about it with. I'm not entirely sure all the ways it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 12

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    Hi, I'm a 21 year old medical student living abroad, I was diagnosed with bipolar nearly 3 years ago, and before that I struggled a lot. I let it get quite far before my family...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Apr 26

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    My psychology teacher told me after a lesson on bipolar disorders that she believes I may be bipolar II that idea scares me
    Knmazzeo Knmazzeo 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    I have bipolard 2 disorder, and borderline personality disorder. I never know what mood I'll wake up in or who I'll be when my eyes open each day.....
    Silencekillsthesoul Silencekillsthesoul 16-17, F May 8

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    Does anybody know how long it would take a letter to go from the rhemotologist to the doctor in the UK? I was only told yesterday about the fibromalgia and the rhemotologist said...
    ffgggggffc ffgggggffc 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    Bipolar Disorder Type II, anxiety, and adult ADD. I currently see a Psychologist and a Psychiatrist and have my disorders fairly under control.
    n266459 n266459 36-40, M 1 Response May 7

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    I have felt like I have carried extra weight on my shoulders for years. I don't know what it is like to feel free and exhilarated.Jobs have depressed me the most in my life. I feel...
    capehope3 capehope3 41-45 3 Responses May 12

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    so today has been pretty ******* bad just constantly mood changes to happy to completely sad - scared the doctor put me on anti depression medicine i feel like life just keeps...
    ledsteven95 ledsteven95 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Am a 23 year old male in college and i struggle with shyness.social anxiety and depression.this led to another problem of isolation and anger.The anger mostly stems from not being...
    oteki1 oteki1 22-25, M Apr 27

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    I am 19 have had severe depression my whole life with only a few breaks from it in gaps throughout the years it never seems to go away everything good is just a temporary high it...
    cameroncampbell cameroncampbell 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    it started when i was 9. I dont know how to get out from it. I think im pulling my boyfiend down with me. we dated for 2.5yrs now. I even get confused about staying with him or not...
    homerbonner homerbonner 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I feel as though I understand my depression much more. There's more regularity to it, and it seems, to me, to be a lot more 'rational' than my anxiety, if that makes sense?
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F Apr 25

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    I think ive hit a point in my depression where theres no getting out. i took my medicine but i cant control it anymore. all i can say is, please pray for me. im having suicide...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 28

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    At first it was just anxiety. I went to therapy for that and gradually got better. I'm still fighting it and it's one of the hardest things I've ever had to do and continue to do...
    Grinfinches Grinfinches 16-17, F 1 Response May 7

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    For 15 years now and I know that the math would say I was 7 when it started and some people would say what would I have to be depressed about but in school and home my life wasn't...
    Lahaynes14 Lahaynes14 22-25, M 2 Responses May 12

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    How can you over come anxiety and depression? I try so hard but nothing ever seams to change. I stopped taking my medication because it was only temperary releaving the pain...
    jefjames15 jefjames15 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm now in therapy and I shared that I do maladaptive daydreaming. I learned that it is a coping mechanism I acquired related to childhood issues I had. Did you all know this is a...
    Starbaby1985 Starbaby1985 26-30, F 19 hrs ago

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    Around the time when I was 8-10, my father was diagnosed with the Bipolar disorder. My father was really depressed and me and my mom started to notice it. Sometime before or after...
    MyBFFLovesTurtles MyBFFLovesTurtles 13-15, F 1 Response May 6

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    Well not so much anymore, ive been MD since I was 5yrs old I'm now 22 I decided to try and shut it down as much as possible shortly after my 21st bday and I have discovered so many...
    soNORM soNORM 22-25 3 Responses May 11

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    I'm not very good at opening up to others but in hopes to make a new friend, here I am. I'm a weird individual. I think so, anyway. I don't have a lot of real friends but I guess...
    LadyApfel LadyApfel 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    I don't know what to do anymore I'm sinking more and more each day I'm isolating myself more I'm drowning myself in music yet I don't cut I crave the feeling of blood dripping out...
    neonpinkcupcakelover neonpinkcupcakelover 16-17, F Apr 28

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    I have a hard time explaining this. so be ready. I've been a Maladaptive Daydreamer since I was about... 9 or 10. I went through a lot of trauma when I was young, and it left a...
    fallenangel0421 fallenangel0421 13-15, F 2 Responses May 3

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    Down the road, my life goes on .Dreams of death ,are ever real. Thoughts of life, lost all hope. Falling down to the grave. To thoughts like this i am a slave. From my mind i...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 9

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    I can't get over it....everytime I think I am getting better something comes and knocks me back down....the one thing that made me happy left....and now I am stuck with the pieces...
    MericaMan MericaMan 16-17, M 2 Responses May 9

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    I've always had these... let's call them "people" in my mind that I would always go to when I'm bored or unhappy. Whenever I was sad, I would just lay on my bed or a couch and...
    TheTypicalCookie TheTypicalCookie 13-15, F May 10

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    I got this app to get help from people similar to me. Please, if you need someone to talk to I am here.
    camjuan camjuan 16-17, F 1 Response May 13

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