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I Suffer From Paranoia

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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, 2014

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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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    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 1 Response Oct 20, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    i have been suffering from MD since i was a kid cause my daydreams are way better in my reality. I was shy in school and was bullied. Since I found out about MD I'm trying to fix...
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    ....Never could I have guessed that I had that... But the more I researched it, the more it made sense. Holy crap... I might just be suffering from maladaptive Daydreaming. Hell...
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    I hate the fact that I am suffering from MD.Its constantly interfering with my actual life.I prefer to stay in my imaginative world rather than my real world and this is destroying...
    pin97 pin97 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 14

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    Or you might know it as lovers delusion. (When one thinks a celeb or person loves them) I Can’t remember how old I was the first time she brought this up, but it has been over 10...
    lila226 lila226 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    How can i sleep more hours per day? I suffer from severe depression since my country destroyed brutally my life, and now not even medication improves it. There is no way out. The...
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    For the past four years I've suffered from chronic migraine. For those of you who do, you understand it's not your typical headache and can be at times, debilitating. The...
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    I suffer from chronic migraines and headaches and my family doesn't understand the pain I have on a daily basis.
    Indomitable6811 Indomitable6811 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am almost 30 and I am a maladaptive daydreamer. For the longest time I'd never heard of this. I had a complete moment of disbelief, thinking,"There's a NAME for it?!" It really...
    theforeverstory theforeverstory 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    First of all, I want to thank the person who created this group, it's good to not be on your own... I'm grateful that people in this world will listen to me with their attentive...
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    I got bullied pretty badly while I was in school. I pin most of the blame on the fact that I was in an all girls school for primary and secondary ( for those of you who are not...
    nainaii nainaii 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    This is the second time I had this disorder , I was a prison officer in the 90s and was bashed around the head with a chair and for 2 years battled to get my life back on track...
    warnbronudist warnbronudist 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    My husband has suffered with chronic pain for 6 years. He had a fusion thinking it was the root cause of his pain but it didn't help. He has tried every treatment under the moon...
    gauls gauls 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    Well I wouldn't say that I suffer or anything... I actually enjoy it. I find it highly entertaining and it gives me a lot of ideas and inspiration for art, music, stories...
    TrippingKitty TrippingKitty 26-30 3 Responses Apr 5

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    I'm not sure if I have MD. Hello, so I'm new to this site but have seen it around for quite some time. As I've done random searches on the internet, I came across this and thought...
    WardenChult WardenChult 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I didn't even know MD was a thing until I Googled "I'm obsessed with my original characters" after a four day long daydreaming binge. I was always an imaginative, creative child...
    clementine86 clementine86 26-30 a week ago

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    This is the fisrt time I've posted. I'm feeling very down. I've been a paraplegic with severe chronic pain since 2003. I recently recovered from a pressure sore (after two years...
    gb3797 gb3797 61-65, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    So I was just curious, where do you all live? I'm from Toronto, Ontario!
    RichardAndon RichardAndon 22-25, M Mar 25

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 27

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 27

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 27

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    Apparently my Depression and anxiety stem from OCD now, my therapists newest diagnosis. Drinking hard liquor to celebrate my ****** up mind lol
    skittymic skittymic 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I'm from France, near Toulouse. Daydreaming my life away, all the time.
    luigi745 luigi745 31-35, M Mar 29

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    I just wrote this. Can anyone else relate? He lay in bed, angry. Waiting on his partner to get home. He had sent him to run some errands a couple of hours ago. This wasn’t...
    Jogia Jogia 31-35, M Apr 1

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    Wow I am both shocked and relieved to see that what I'm going trough has a name...shocked because a part of me thought that everyone daydreamed in the way I did. But lately I have...
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    I came across a book that I found quite helpful. It is for the chronic pain individual and their spouse. It is called "coping with chronic pain, a team effort!: for you and your...
    5354yyc 5354yyc 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    So this group is pretty much the reason I joined this site. Ever since I was a boy I would day dream intensely. I would call it "My alternate universe". I would live in it. I don't...
    MegaKingDivaThings MegaKingDivaThings 16-17, M Apr 11

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