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I Suffer From Middle Child Syndrome

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    Middle Child Syndrome Exists!

    I have only just realised- at the age of 33- that this syndrome exists...if I had researched it earlier in my life then I think I would have coped with certain things much easier.  No wonder then that I am living in a different country to my family, live a very different...
    mrscatty mrscatty 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2009

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    Life Of Sadness

    Where to begin...I noticed early in life that being the third of four children, I was left out alot. Not only getting what others got, I was more concerned with the affection and shows of love from my parents. My father worked out of town alot and when he was home, there was...
    brichard6597 brichard6597 41-45 2 Responses Jan 22, 2012

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    I'm the second child of the family.

    I have an older brother who is a year older than me & a younger sister 8 1/2 yrs. younger than me. I can't say my parents are bad but I've been noticing since I was third grade that they treated me differently ever since my little sister came in our lives. Before, all their...
    Cfil26 Cfil26 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Related Experiences

    Just recently I began researching on middle child traits. I've found out that middle child syndrome is very real and it's not only me who suffers from it. Growing up, I have...
    123eat 123eat 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 24

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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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    Since middle school and before entering high school, this problem has caused me a lot of social pains. I have trouble socializing, even having conversations. My school grades...
    OperaG OperaG 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day 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 a middle child...#4 of 7! (by a few minutes over my twin brother)
    sammy0216 sammy0216 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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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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    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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    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 Aug 21

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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 8 Responses 6 days ago

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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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    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 a week ago

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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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    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 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 Aug 24

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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 Aug 25

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    why are so many females are suffer from loneliness and depression ?
    ShakeWellBeforeUse ShakeWellBeforeUse 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have suffered from Body Dysmorphic Disorder for 11 years. I am at my lowest point and feel completely exhausted and depressed. My two biggest concerns include my skin and hair. I...
    ShyRach ShyRach 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was in specialist treatment, but I didn't respond to regular medication and it took 8 years to find me something suitable. I still suffer psychologcal scars, can't forget the...
    urbanbedouinne urbanbedouinne 36-40, F 4 hrs ago

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    I just found out the other day that there is a name for what I have been doing for the last two decades of my life. I found out by accident and it changed my life. I started...
    lifesnotarace lifesnotarace 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    If your walls could talk what would they say? The walls of my childhood bedrooms would tell a story of a seemingly normal boy, regular life, loving family, but he partook in an odd...
    drpepper666 drpepper666 26-30, M Aug 4

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    I am 18 years old and I have social anxiety. I think my daydreaming started when I was a kid. I can't remember exactly when but I've always been someone who dreams a lot and is...
    itshouda itshouda 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I have social anxiety all of my life. I never really dated anyone. I met my husband who i live now with in the year `99 by some friend. We became friends and later i married him...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    just wanted to let any of you out there going through this know i have been there. i haven been through it. i know how hard it is. even more so when you have to face it alone. it's...
    varjakpaw varjakpaw 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    Hi there, I am new to this forum and I'm just writing to let you know if my experience and to find out advice from people suffering the same or similar to me... Last year I started...
    emmalou23xxx emmalou23xxx 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 3

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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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    Hi everyone, I thought since I mainly joined this site to talk about maladaptive daydreaming I should post my own experience with it. I'm 18 years old now, and it started when I...
    EllenMelon82 EllenMelon82 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    I'm so glad I'm not the only one! And I'm also happy that there's actually a name for this. :) First off, when I'm typically daydreaming, I have it set to music. I have whole...
    thray thray 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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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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    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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    I started pulling when I was 8 months pregnant. It has been 3 years, and I still struggle with keeping my hands out of my hair. When it became too much, I shaved my head. 2 years...
    caityejones caityejones 22-25, F Aug 14

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    something I have realized a while now.... I enjoy the pain of my migrains on some level. The pain can be unbearable and hellish at times, and I hate it. But just like other things...
    Barlong Barlong 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    Hi.. I actually found about this just now .. I never new there is such thing .. but i always had this daydreaming problem .. I honstley don't remember when it started , i guess i'm...
    dewan5 dewan5 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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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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    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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    Although I wouldn't use the word suffer. I've just recently discovered this condition, but the stories people have shared have related to me so powerfully, and I thought I'd share...
    hannahbananad hannahbananad 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    I am within a cycle which is draining me and keeping me from the joyous things in life. I have become a recluse more and more. My husband is so supportive, but he is out of the...
    seashells123hope seashells123hope 26-30, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    is that the world is à place where you should live or suffer or both?
    mido133 mido133 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    I notice that this past few months I suffer some of dementia signs and i fear for myself and my family and friends around me what if I have alzheimers . what if they know im...
    hannie12 hannie12 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    When I was 16, I was diagnosed with a Massive Bilateral Pulmonary Embolism caused by multiple Dvts. I am now 27 going on 28, and for the last twelve years I have suffered multiple...
    rmd12 rmd12 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Hey I just wanted to check if I have this or if im doing the google diagnosis thing, I tend to worry a lot in the past I’ve self-diagnosed myself with gingivitis and Asperger...
    baddancer baddancer 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    Now I've talked to a few ppl about these 'weird events' happening in the night. Its confusing and embarrassing so I would only talk about it to ppl close to me (sister, hubby) i...
    kel25 kel25 26-30 3 Responses Aug 3

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    When I turned 35 years old three years ago I was diagnosed with vertigo. I had two bad ear infections and my world was spinning. I thought I was having a stroke. I have been on...
    maddy0524 maddy0524 36-40 Aug 3

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    http://www.avoidamigraine.com/migrainesymptoms-3.html I am kinda worried... when I first went to a doc about my headache, it was because I felt my memory was getting fuzzy, my...
    Barlong Barlong 22-25, F Aug 3

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