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I Suffer From Paranoia

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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

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    kaylaa1 kaylaa1 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    Almost 2 years ago in August I went to bed normally and woke up with a broken face in the middle of the night. It's hard for me to think about it so that's all I'm going to say...
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    longcat4u longcat4u 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I was diagnosed a few years back by a counselor i was seeing with Avoidant personality disorder. After years of struggling to keep and hold onto a job including two failed attempts...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    I've always suffered from SSS and Misophonia since I was very young. Recently it's gotten very difficult for me. I have been getting over whelmed or over come with feelings and...
    Danicakes9 Danicakes9 13-15, F Jul 1

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    it all started in the 7th grade. I was not a very popular person. At the begging of the year I met a boy named noah he was my locker neighbor and I didn't really know him before I...
    wothlessdreamer14 wothlessdreamer14 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    When I was younger up to when I was about maybe 14, I suffered from sleep paralysis. I always knew it was coming because before the attack my entire body had a pins and needles...
    Xander8905 Xander8905 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    My husband suffers from chronic wide spread nerve pain. He has been diagnosed with small fiber neuropathy, fibromyalgia, and myofacial pain syndrome. The best way to describe what...
    overwhelmedandexhausted overwhelmedandexhausted 26-30, F Jul 16

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    I didn't quite know why I couldn't dare get change from the teenager at the register, or ask a stranger for help in public until about two years ago. I did some research and found...
    thegreatsideshow thegreatsideshow 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    I have been diagnosed with clinical depression from the age of 15. I guess what got me started was the constant bullying I endured through my school years. At the age of 14, I...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I have been having a particularly hard weekend dealing with the loneliness of living with a spouse with chronic pain so I searched the web and found this site. As I read some of...
    hispainismypain hispainismypain 61-65, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    ~*~ I am "re-posting" this, from something I wrote a friend. ~*~ So many folks don't know about this & it's a shame. ( Plz, keep N mind - different things work 4 different folks...
    JusDifferent JusDifferent 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Frankly, I don't think I'm really "suffering." I love my daydreams, and they help me deal with my life that I am definitely not enjoying. So far I don't think it's really affected...
    rushmoer rushmoer 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Hello I suffer anxiety and deppresion, had it ever since i was 8. It sucks, and I barely have any friends.. I am 19 male in U.S. I just joined to hopefully meet people on here...
    Lambertt Lambertt 18-21, M Jul 8

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    I don't know if I'm suffering arachnophobia.. I know I'm terrified of spiders so bad that when I see one I can't move and I start to shake and hard to breath... I don't know
    Escapinginsanity Escapinginsanity 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have a question. How do I know if I have Maladaptive Daydreaming? What makes me think I have MD is because... 1. I daydream a lot. As in even whether I'm just walking from my...
    iridexent iridexent 18-21 2 Responses Jun 28

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    Okay, I've daydreamed for as long as I can remember. So probably since I was like 5 or somewhere around that age. I always have daydreamed more than the average person but it didn...
    thoseinsomniacnights thoseinsomniacnights 13-15, F Jul 6

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    It's been pretty easy to cope with for a very long time, thanks to the fact that I stopped self-medicating years ago! But lately, it's been harder and harder to even think I'm a...
    TtotheD TtotheD 56-60, M Jul 18

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    I've only recently found out what was wrong with me, and it feels like a huge weight has been lifted from my life that there are other people who do this as much as I do. However...
    quilladin quilladin 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I can't even tell if it's unrequited love ,I've been in love with this girls for about 7 months I think or something like that and the two of us have grown really close The...
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F Jul 3

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    I've been seeing a therapist for just over a month now. I hate talking about sex, it makes me very uncomfortable, but after being with my partner for over 7 years I know that I can...
    ajsmith24 ajsmith24 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I didn't even know something as 'Maladaptive Daydreaming' even existed! It started out when I was about 12 (I'm 14 now) and it wasn't very often and didn't last long but as days...
    MariaSophia13 MariaSophia13 13-15, F Jul 5

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    The pain is like a knife, piercing all the way through, burning and melting like magma away inside of me, I just want it to go away! It's spreads like poison... Sometimes, I'm...
    Mimi94x Mimi94x 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Another Xanax to start my night off at work. I promise there will be a day that comes where I won't need this to keep me from panicking.
    BrittanyErin BrittanyErin 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    Bipolar depression is 25% worse than unipolar depression. That is a powerful medical truth. Any depression layered with suicidal ideation and lethargy and unending sadness is not...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    I think this stems from when I was really young. The ages between 2-5. I didn't really live near many children, so I usually just played with my toys by myself. I was told I was...
    Sarahlee566 Sarahlee566 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    More and more I come to the conclusion that anger is the most useless of emotions. It corrupts our actions and corrodes our hearts. Anger breeds hatred and should be cast aside as...
    Lemartes Lemartes 31-35, M Jul 18

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    Since I was six years old. It's gotten better over the years, when I used to get it it was so bad I would go into shock and pass out because it was stemming from abuse. I have...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I've realised that my anger was the reaction to and not the cause of whatever was bothering me. I find it more easy to identify when this is happening, and I try to stop myself...
    mypath43 mypath43 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I just found this site. Every story I read sounds like my own. My wife is the love of my life. My everything. The past two years I have seen her go from an amazingly passionate and...
    dempag dempag 41-45, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    One time I had a night terror, and it all seemed so realistic. I was walking towards the kitchen and stopped at by the dining table because my friend Nicolle was sitting there so I...
    rangek rangek 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    i have an incurable OCD that my psychologist and psychiatrist say will last forever i am on the highest dose of drugs you can take legally (zoloft) and i have gone threw more...
    Simple666 Simple666 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I share my mind and body with 4 other personalities. Annd I hate it because I never have an ideaa of when is going to try and come out. I almost have no control of them and I hate...
    SkylarPurdy SkylarPurdy 22-25, F Jul 1

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    I have crippling pain all the time. Sometimes it's two or more pains at once. Generally I have back pain, ankle pain, neck pain, wrist pain, headaches, and/or migraines.
    kat990 kat990 13-15 3 Responses Jun 28

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    The headaches will not go away. Sometimes, I can't even see straight! >:0
    AlleywayGospel AlleywayGospel 26-30, F Jun 28

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    The meds are too expensive for me. :( I have no one to talk to about it. How do you get it under control?
    KittyMask KittyMask 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 29

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    In the daylight hours it's anxiety. At night it's depression. Rinse and repeat. I'm so tired of feeling this way. You can't tell depression to **** off. Being "smart" is just...
    gravedancinq gravedancinq 13-15, F Jun 29

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