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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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    Related Experiences

    I am the middle of 5 2 older brothers 2 younger sisters. My brothers were always allowed to do what ever they want. Stay up late,drive, and lots of other fun stuff. My parents took...
    Jimmy1313 Jimmy1313 22-25, M Mar 26

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    I have been noticing lately that I am daydreaming a lot, but now that I read more on MD, I think I definitely suffer from it. I have been daydreaming a lot as a child (I was an...
    morningbird morningbird 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am a middle child and only girl. I have an older brother by three years and younger twin brothers by 6. Does it get better when the oldest moves out?
    meinthemiddle meinthemiddle 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I have suffered from an eating disorder for most of my life. I am 23 now. Anorexia developed in me when I was 10, by the time I was 15 it was severe and included bits of bulimia. I...
    Mslip Mslip 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I suffer from depression, anxiety, and I think I suffer from night terrors :/ I was abused most of my life, I stress a lot, and I selfharm :/ I need to know I'm not alone here?
    cutedarkandcuddly cutedarkandcuddly 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    I've not been diagnosed but agoraphobia is my only explanation. It scares me to know I may be suffering, but I have not stepped outside my house since last year. I don't know how...
    pokeball pokeball 13-15, M Apr 1

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    I never realized I suffered from this till a short while ago. I just thought every teenager daydreamed. Then I realized I would zone out when my friends would talk to me. I didn't...
    Dreamer122554 Dreamer122554 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I suffer from Sleep Paralysis and have done for nearly a year now. I can't move at all, I have hallucinations, palpitations, and the feeling of a presence in my room which I can't...
    missmae95 missmae95 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I don't remember how or when I started daydreaming. I just know that it had always been this way. I find it hard to pay attention in class or get my school work done. I often find...
    MsGardevoir MsGardevoir 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    i was diagnosed when i was 22 but began having symptoms at 19. i experience synchronicity all the time. i either believe people can read my mind or that things speak to me through...
    Jerrid36 Jerrid36 36-40, M Mar 31

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    Hopefully I can find someone that is going thru what i'm going thru eventho i don't wish this upon anyone! well i get those palpitations/ flutters for like a year now, recently...
    Migs510 Migs510 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    So it's got to that time of night where I feel like a big ball of sadness yet again, it's day in day out...I'm getting tired of feeling like this constantly, I guess most of my...
    leahmusic96 leahmusic96 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I suffer from depression anxiety and self harm. I have been on so many meds, begged for help and I will always be this way. I have always felt this way. I wish I was dead.
    Mangocupcakes Mangocupcakes 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I do not personally suffer from Night Terrors but I do in a way. My 5 year old son has been experiencing this for as long as he has been dreaming. He wakes up in the night and I...
    PrayingMother PrayingMother 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I suffer from panic attacks regularly. I can't leave my house without panicking about needing the toilet or not feeling well! Its horrible and it's ruining my life. I went to my...
    jackcx jackcx 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    ok.. so basicly i suffer from severe anxiety. so bad that i dont have any friends nor have i had a proper boyfriend or a proper job i get so anxious and nervous around people its...
    pinkglitteress pinkglitteress 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    ok.. so basicly i suffer from severe anxiety. so bad that i dont have any friends nor have i had a proper boyfriend or a proper job i get so anxious and nervous around people its...
    pinkglitteress pinkglitteress 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I suffer from Vaginismus. I hate feeling this way. Its pretty bad. I had thought maybe I was not supposed to have ever have sex or that GOD was steering me in the direction of...
    Vbot123 Vbot123 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I think a lot about how much better my life would be if/when my fiancé would commit suicide. She suffers from CRPS which causes her to feel burning pain 24/7 and after 2 years...
    WishThingsWereBetter WishThingsWereBetter 31-35, M 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    basicly i suffer from a severe anxiety disorder. i tend to avoid people because iam so nervous and shake alot. i would like to know how i can stop these shakes i mean its really so...
    pinkglitteress pinkglitteress 22-25, F 22 hrs ago

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    I have suffered since age 16 from endo. I have three young children. During my third pregnancy, things went wrong. The placenta was outside of the uterus. My doctor went into a c...
    CPPDANCER CPPDANCER 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    When I was a child, the earliest memory of my daydreams was my dragon called Raptos. I believe I created him around five years old. He was small enough to lay on my child head but...
    Rosethewolf Rosethewolf 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I can't keep a job for more than a few years. I get really depressed. I have started many things and never finished them unless they apply to my internal daydream. My mom didn't...
    Starjammer Starjammer 41-45, M Mar 24

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    I have been in chronic, constant pain for over 15 years now. I have seen a multitude of doctors, had several surgeries, many exploratory and even a spinal fusion of my L4-L5 disc...
    Mahala71 Mahala71 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    it's actually 4 but my sister is off at college so she's not around. but It feels like I get the most crap from my mom, about anything and everything. one minute she's all happy or...
    australia912152251221 australia912152251221 13-15, M Mar 26

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    Well of my dad's I am. I am his third child out of four total. Of my mother's I am the oldest.
    lillylolz lillylolz 13-15, F Apr 5

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    I am 14 5'2 1/2 and 92lbs. Ive been suffering since November of 2012 but started at a young age. I have gotten bad and is very close to being hospitlized. I have turned myself...
    SecretRocks SecretRocks 13-15, F Mar 24

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    I feel nothing during sex. It's really heartbreaking as I long to feel this beautiful sensation. It's affecting every area of my life. All I need I some support, someone to talk to...
    lashana lashana 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I've always been insightful, having spent much of my youth chronically trapped in my overly analytic mind. Through the years I began to manifest this introspective process outwards...
    danii92 danii92 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I was diagnosed with DDD in 2004. They also found a bulging cervical disk. I was told that I needed a fusion from C3 to C5. I had that done in December of 2004. A month into...
    ChicagoSparky ChicagoSparky 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    I loved a woman. Her name was Gina...a gorgeous, Italian from NY! And she has the most sensual accent ever! Ah! :( We were the perfect soul mates! She was everything I wanted in a...
    closetcasecat closetcasecat 18-21, F Apr 10

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    I'm 21 years old and a virgin. I've already felt embarrassed about this for a couple of years, since for me it feels like friends are not expecting it from me (most of them also...
    Jinxed21 Jinxed21 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    i got headaches almost every day and i cant help myself from taking a pill daily and get to sleep most of the time. it get me depressed sometimes when i couldnt finish my work.
    takada takada 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Anorexia has strangley opened my mind, i don't know if it's good or bad. But I feel so strange, only in my mind. I feel like any day the world is just going to collapse, I have...
    manifestyourown manifestyourown 13-15, F Mar 22

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    Sometimes ill hear a song from last year.. Its weird it reminds me of when i was happy. Back before i was so horribly insecure. Before waking up was too hard because i am depressed...
    Sorendino1 Sorendino1 16-17, F Mar 26

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    I've been on this site now for a little while and am trying to create a support group for people who are working to cope with chronic pain in their spouse. This site would help...
    JustKeepSinging JustKeepSinging 26-30 Mar 31

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    All Work And No Play - Without any actual online action at all on DA, I pretty much have to resort to go on the forums and not everyone on the forum likes me, some people tend...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Apr 2

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    I finally got my brain map. It turns out I had a minor traumatic brain injury, however nothing directly explains the daydreaming. The neurologist believes it comes from a...
    gaaradreamer gaaradreamer 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    My neurologist technically gave up on me...she gave me a referral to the headache clinic at the university of Michigan. I go there on the 19th of June... But....in the mean time I...
    kiesterdee6 kiesterdee6 22-25, F Apr 7

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    I had a thing with a guy who is my ex.. But this year we aren't dating I thought we were good Last week he told a girl he loved her and waited a year for her and I talked to him...
    Tiifo Tiifo 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I knew it was you, I could hear your jumping, tapping the walls, from the other room, your semetry obsesses me, I count the ways you turn on the light, when you enter the room, to...
    lagomorpha lagomorpha 22-25 Apr 10

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    i still watch the cartoons that i watched in my childhood as i had a very awesome childhood . It just brings joy to me and i have nice dreams about playing with my friends . I don...
    manan98k manan98k 13-15, M Apr 11

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    i still watch the cartoons that i watched in my childhood as i had a very awesome childhood . It just brings joy to me and i have nice dreams about playing with my friends . I don...
    manan98k manan98k 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    i still watch the cartoons that i watched in my childhood as i had a very awesome childhood . It just brings joy to me and i have nice dreams about playing with my friends . I don...
    manan98k manan98k 13-15, M Apr 11

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    I do this ALL the damn time.
    DanBurnett DanBurnett 16-17, M Mar 26

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    And then they are not on for days and days!! It's killing me, I miss him. The withdrawals are not nice!
    redder1971 redder1971 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I go crazy if no one messages me i turn into that creepy gray guy off of lord of the rings
    RavenHearts RavenHearts 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I wake up with a headache and fall asleep with a headache. My life revolves around my damn headaches.
    Madii144 Madii144 18-21 Mar 20