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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I would just like to say that I have suffered from depression since I was a small girl. Not until recent therapy sessions have I realized that all my life I have been told I am...
    bervie89 bervie89 22-25, F Mar 8

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    I think i found something important about the negative side of maladaptive daydreaming...those of us who have it to escape from the real world because of how we are treated or how...
    Rosethewolf Rosethewolf 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I suffer from it since childhood days. I am a single child of my parents and they had a very abusive relationship and also they were struggling with jobs. Though they never abused...
    ujjainih ujjainih 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    suffer from MDD and I have for around 3 years.. I smoke weed constantly but my therapist doesn't know.. is weed stopping me from feeling better
    hgarza95 hgarza95 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I've had night-terrors/nightmares for as long as I remember. There is one in particular that I've suffered from almost every night since I was 5 years old. It leaves me destroyed...
    JaiTor JaiTor 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I've suffered from social anxiety for years now. I've been trying my best to get over it, but because of it I have been unable to bring myself to get a job, or even start driving...
    Dustyroses Dustyroses 18-21, F Mar 7

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    I suffer from depression and anxiety... My family does not believe that I have anxiety. :( they think I'm faking. I had to have my parents padlock the front and back door because I...
    Lovelybaby18 Lovelybaby18 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I thought it was just migraine which used to cause pain at the back of my head.. My arms used to feel so lifeless at times.. And when i went to see my doctor, I finally got to know...
    TheLivingDead TheLivingDead 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Just found out about this a while ago, it's kind of relieving to know that I'm not the only one who suffers from this. Daydreaming is basically a part of my life. I don't know how...
    blueskyz4 blueskyz4 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Maybe I will try to go out again tomorrow, I did not make it very far today. Little feelings burn into the back of my head, people looking- people talking- people wanting me dead...
    dollyrotten dollyrotten 26-30, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Even though I was a loner in middle school, it was never an issue till JrHigh. I didnt learn how to make like minded friends till highschool. Thankfully, by my junior/senior years...
    LivingToLearnLearningToLove LivingToLearnLearningToLove 22-25, M Mar 10

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    I am 14 I suffered anxiety for a year and whilst I was in that scary period I use to pretend I was in my favourite band (whilst listening to music)walk up my room and do guitar air...
    Hangirl0024 Hangirl0024 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    I suffer my Major Depressive Disorder and Post traumatic stress also borderline personality and general and social anxiety
    onefedupgirl onefedupgirl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I suffer with severe anxiety, it gets me to the point where anger manifests itself, as a ? person I cannot do much except get some fresh air take my meds and cry... However that...
    Fizzy0875 Fizzy0875 36-40, F 6 days ago

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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 13 hrs ago

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    I just realized that I've been working from the inside out, when I should be working from the outside in. People say, "Just do it." I say I can't, but I can. I only think that I...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 4

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    I was watching a video on Youtube, and while I usually check beforehand what might be in it that could trigger me, I forgot to this time.. And I love this person's videos, but man...
    AaronH96 AaronH96 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I have loved the same man for over 17years now. He was never "mine." However that did not stop my heart, mind, and body from returning to him again and again. He's told me many...
    PollutedOcean PollutedOcean 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I dont feel myself anymore. Ive bren stressed out and always thinkin bout negatives and what bothers me for like 2 months from now and that made me so stressed out. Now imcrying...
    dakingkong dakingkong 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 28

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    Most likely this has to do with having been bullied at school, had tons of medical problems growing up (and some I've only recently confirmed, though I've always suspected), and...
    halfblind79 halfblind79 31-35, M Mar 3

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    In March 2013, I lost the cat that was like a baby to me. He had leukemia. April 2013, I lost my best friend. She fell asleep going to college and hit head on with a semi. She died...
    LadyKayla LadyKayla 18-21, F Mar 4

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    I am in soooooo much right now surgery cannot come soon enough. I have 4 bad discs in my low back, and two in my neck from a car accident.
    kshine27 kshine27 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    I've had chronic head, neck, end back pain for 8 years. My condition has no cure, only treatment. None of the treatment works completely. They say as I get older it can either get...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 12

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    tonight i will stand by his side with about 20 to 30 people he has a past with rather it be just friends or bestfriends or exes all from highschool his partying years .i do not...
    broken0315 broken0315 31-35, F Mar 14

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    I have pulled an enormous amount of hair out from the top of my head and now every day that I look at myself I feel disgusting. I try and cover it up by changing my parting but it...
    wallflower97 wallflower97 16-17, F Mar 17

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    Well that's an understatement. Every day gets a little worse. Slowly but surely that little light at the end of the tunnel gets smaller and smaller. Any happiness I was able to...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 18

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    Desperate for a cure but has tried it all...almost 4 years diagnosed but has been living with PMDD since 2008, and its only getting WORSE...feeling like I'm at a dead end... it's...
    palmerz83 palmerz83 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    The greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being...
    Fizzy0875 Fizzy0875 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I feel like spiders are most ugly looking, creepy and scary creature. The God forbids, they may give heart attack some day. I wish the God would take all the spiders away from the...
    PikluRin PikluRin 31-35, M 4 days 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 2 days ago

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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 16 hrs ago

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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