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I Suffer From Paranoia

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    What Do You Mean I'M Just Being Paranoid?

    When I'm calm (which isn't as often as I'd like), or when I'm happy (not as often as it could be), I can rationalise, and accept that along with depression and anxiety, I also suffer from paranoia, but I dare not say much about it. Why can't I talk about it to a doctor or...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 11, 2013

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    I Constantly Think Im Being Drugged And Get Intense Anxiety When Facing People

    Let me start off by saying im a white male from South Africa. I work in a call centre and constantly think that people drug my keyboard and drugs my drinks etc. What makes things worse is that i actually feel like im tripping and people think that im high.I rarley leave my house...
    wierdo34 wierdo34 31-35 Oct 20, 2012

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    Delusional

    I am such a paranoid person I think my own mind is out to get me. That my brain creates these fictional stories and beliefs out of nowhere to make me feel crazy. My top paranoid thoughts always stem from people who I am close with. I am constantly thinking they don't really like...
    ZZ00ZZ ZZ00ZZ 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 20, 2012

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    Non-Delusional

    I'm not quite kooky enough for the delusions, but I suffer from bad paranoia, especially concerning friends and family.   I know you don't like me. I know you don't. I find it sweet that you act so hard to pretend you do. Maybe you pity me so much you have convinced...
    Tesse Tesse 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 19, 2008

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    Are They Talking About Me?

    I used to be an everyday ice/meth user, until i started noticing i was having extreme bouts of paranoia, it started out when i was taken to hospital one day, i thought they were all watching and surveying me and that everyone in the town had walkie talkies and were monitering me...
    slayer slayer 22-25 Dec 8, 2008

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    I am worried, I am constantly anxious.

    I feel as though everyone is out to get me, and that they are looking at me as if I am some kinda joke. :/ This is the shittiest feeling ever.
    simplexminds simplexminds 18-21, F Feb 1

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    A Fear of Partner Cheating.

    I let her go home to her country, after a few weeks away my mind started to imagine A few strange phone calls and a few more calls where i could'nt get through and im convinced.  I accuse and when she returns to me, accuse some more . With her upset im guilty and...
    AdamDavids AdamDavids 26-30 1 Response Aug 31, 2009

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    I Believe That I Suffer From Paranoia

    Hello, I am a new member. I am currently taking counseling sessions because many people, including myself, are worried that I am suffering from depression and or paranoia. After a few sessions with counseling my counseler is certain that I am not suffering from depression but is...
    DukeMocoy DukeMocoy 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 28, 2012

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    It Doesn't Really Affect My Life But...

    When I sit in a public place, I NEED to have a clear view on the door and having a wall behind me, not people... I am really not safe around strangers and I need to see what they're doing... I am also very aware of every unusual sounds and movements... I counted every steps of...
    MadnessInc MadnessInc 18-21 3 Responses May 2, 2012

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    Paranoia is haunting me.

    People that I've shared this with, they've all asked me to go and see a doctor and that it'll help me ...But I'm afraid to do that, and I don't know why. I feel like everyone wanna hurt me and planing things behind my back. Sometimes I feel like if I go to a doc he/she might do...
    MitchHowdy MitchHowdy 18-21, M Mar 30

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    Been There....

    i hate  being paranoid.always being watched. people should mind their own buisness. thats how i used to feel. im not as paranoid as before,but i still believe i was being followed. i dont tell too many people about it, not even my shrink...........
    nomordrgs nomordrgs 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 12, 2008

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    But I am now worried about my future because I heard the statistics: 40% of men in their forties suffer from this, and the percentage increases ten percent every decade. Yikes...
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    urbanbedouinne urbanbedouinne 41-45, F Sep 2

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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...
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    I have a whole other life in my head that I've never told anyone about. This is the first time I've in any way acknowledged it. Unlike many experiences I've read it doesn't involve...
    Dreamingofchange Dreamingofchange 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I have had maladaptive daydreaming for as long as I can remember. And I don't just have it... I have it bad. When I go into my own world it's usually based on fantasy books...
    Dreamingitaway Dreamingitaway 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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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 3 Responses Aug 23

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    just broke things off with my boyfriend. in the beginning stages of the relationship it was so intense and he kept telling me he loved me and how he wanted to marry me, picked out...
    jhenifad jhenifad 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 24

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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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    Well, I am sick and tired of hiding and pretending it isn't there... It started out as back pain that won't go away with basic procedures. And I thought after the months went by...
    4NeonFun 4NeonFun 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 26

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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 Aug 27

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    Thanks to jerks. And moronic requirements. Preventing many from healthy living.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 1

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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 Sep 2

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    nikk82 nikk82 31-35, F Sep 3

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    Hey I just found this site. It sounds cliche but I thought I was alone. My man has 5 discs out had surgery and was paralyzed for three months after. We have only been together for...
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