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I Suffer From The Damage You Caused

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 34 People

    We All Suffer, You're Not Alone.

    I'm always here for people that need to talk, or people that are lonely or just need or want to contact with another person. I'm here for all of that. I'll talk to you, give you advice if you want me to, and I'll do my best for you to make things better. All you need to do is...
    IfYouNeedHelp IfYouNeedHelp 22-25 Jun 1, 2012

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    Parents Are Supposed To Love You

    I was an only child so all my friends said "i bet you are spoiled", if only they knew. I can remember back to when I was maybe 3 years old my father made me a stool which was painted red, I loved it immediately my eyes rested on it, little did I know how often I was going to use...
    jenniferflossy jenniferflossy 56-60, F 1 Response May 28, 2012

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    My anxiety and panic attacks got so bad, to the point where it caused a lot of physical problems, such as breathing, swallowing, sleeping, etc. I finally went to see a doctor about...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Okay so it seems I don't write enough here, so this will be the start into my world and mind. For the first edition I'd like to talk about a girl from my childhood. This girl was...
    Hoboetic Hoboetic 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hi i am 15 and i suffer from anxiety and panic attacks. i have been suffering anxiety for 3 years and i have been suffering panic attacks for 5 years and i hate it so much
    cortneylily1990 cortneylily1990 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This is a pretty sensitive topic for me to talk about, a few days ago i realized that i need all the help i can get. I feel like i started daydreaming when i moved here and people...
    jennixlo jennixlo 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't know how to explain how I am currently feeling. I suffer from OCD and depression but I have never felt quite so bad in my life. I feel as if I am surrounded by blackness. I...
    nathancrofton nathancrofton 18-21, M Dec 31, 2014

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    Panic attacks and agoraphobia are the worst things ever. This has really hindered my life. . Anyone else suffer from panic attacks? What awful symptoms and after-symptoms do you...
    EmiKuma EmiKuma 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 7

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    Hi I'm In my early 30's and I have suffered from HS since 1997. It started in my armpits in which I had a surgery to remove my sweat glands in 2000. I had no more problems under...
    SocialButterfly1980 SocialButterfly1980 31-35, F Jan 8

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    And its getting worse, I know people are going through the same thing I am but well.... I made my own fantasy world and I go to it every day its mostly involves anime because I...
    pinkkitten100 pinkkitten100 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 9

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    I am tired. I grew up in a disfunctional middle class family. My mother is manic depressive bipolar, and my dad dealt with his problems by working and drinking. I never understood...
    EnglishBrand EnglishBrand 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Every since i was very small ive suffered from migraines ! They cause my right eye to swell completly shut and sometimes ive even passed out ! I feel one comming on ... I wouldnt...
    dizzyupthegirl1 dizzyupthegirl1 31-35, F Jan 1

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    its terrible to suffer from anxiety and depression....i have social phobia and a huge depression.
    dragonshine dragonshine 22-25, T 2 Responses Jan 14

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    A time before I was truly depressed, I was worried about depression. I thought I was happy, bubbly, I liked living. Those moments where I would stare in the bathroom mirror with an...
    BridieNM BridieNM 13-15, F Jan 1

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    Important notice: Don't take anything of what you read here as medical advice. I'm not a doctor, but simply a person affected by this thing since almost when I was born, so all...
    mat4 mat4 18-21, M Jan 10

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    Last night I was having this really vivid dream. It was night time and I was in a garden by a river and it was snowing. I had a hairless cat and it was either a French Bulldog or a...
    Khaleesi92 Khaleesi92 22-25, F Jan 10

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    I am so relieved to finally put a name to this alternate universe that has existed in my mind for as long as i can remember. I have experienced these elaborate daydreams since...
    dunnitz dunnitz 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hi! I've been married for 16 yrs to a man who has suffered chronic pain for 32yrs of his 44yrs of life. We now have 2 children 8 and almost 5. There are days like today I want to...
    mariahswind mariahswind 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I live in a share house sort of thing, this random guy moved in and he's incredibly demented. He lives in the room across the hall from me, here it is summer and he sits on his bed...
    whatsnewpussycat whatsnewpussycat 18-21 Dec 30, 2014

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    If I had one wish; I would wish for everyone to have a good life. To not have to worry about paying their next bill, or to go out or stay in, or to deal with any negatively...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    Not too long ago, I read my first article on maladaptive daydreaming and immediately realized that it was the "quirk" in my brain that I'd never exactly found a fitting term for...
    shemeantyonoharm991 shemeantyonoharm991 22-25, F Jan 1

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    Sometimes it’s sad to think about the fact that I have more ‘memories’ of fictional characters I’ve created through daydreaming than I actually do of my own life. I’m not...
    Clenastia Clenastia 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    Currently in the middle of an episode as of the moment. It is so bad it actually woke me up from the intensity. Everything in my life is **** right now and I feel like the worst...
    CutttieBaby CutttieBaby 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm not sure what to do anymore. My husband has two slipped discs and sciatica and I'm slowly losing patience and compassion for him. We have been married for almost 10 years and...
    freckledlady freckledlady 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    i have been daydreaming like this for as long as i can remember so i cant really say if it stems from a trauma or some sort of repressed memory but when it happens the dreams are...
    cose cose 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have a high pain tolerance, but chronic pain just wears you down. I constantly push it down and get on with my life and hide it from people. I still do things I shouldn't, but I...
    Bushmanoz Bushmanoz 51-55, M 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    The anxiety started when I was like 11 and from there it progressed to depression. I didn't know how to cope with it so when it kept getting worse I then got OCD. The OCD is...
    bregood bregood 13-15, F Dec 31, 2014

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    and through my last 2 years it consumed my life. I have lost everything besides my passion for the restaurant busines. im from south jersey but am honestly just looking to make...
    callmeCheffy callmeCheffy 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    I find it difficult to go to malls at times, they're so overwhelming. I can't make phone calls, my heart beats so hard and I feel sick and nervous. I also get really nervous when...
    lunazteca lunazteca 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    hello I just feel like posting today bout the fact im still very depressed. I have meds for the depression. I takke them I just dont know why or what's wrong.. I feeel okay most...
    Lookingupalways Lookingupalways 26-30, F Jan 5

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    Nope folks, sorry to disappoint you all but this time it's not me! I was just talking to my beloved and discussing master's degrees and upgrading ones qualifications, the master...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F Jan 6

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    Why is it that people 'empathize' with you when you're being FAKE but when you're real no one cares or believes you. When I'm really in no pain at all and feel fine people seem to...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 18-21, F Jan 7

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    Okay so what do you do when you felt a feeling you have never felt before with someone like love at first sight. You even experience making love for the first time witH this person...
    kpweant1 kpweant1 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    In 2014 I have been fighting depression. Towards the end of the year I've been healing from it. But through the whole process I've developed social anxiety. I didn't realize how...
    Diamondgirly Diamondgirly 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    When I'm forced to go to town and be around people. I put my headphones in blare my music and pull my beanie down and my hoodie up and walk with my head down. It helps but I know I...
    buggalue00 buggalue00 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    I've had elaborate daydreams and fantasies for as long as I can remember. (I'm 49 now). I instinctively knew it wasn't "normal" and have never told anyone. On the outside, I...
    secretspaces secretspaces 46-50, F Jan 16

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    I really need to talk to someone and just vent. I feel like my depression has completely taken over. I don't feel the same anymore. I use to be so happy, funny, loving and caring...
    ArtisticLife ArtisticLife 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    It's like closing your eyes and being in a dark tunnel or pitch black roller coaster and seeing and hearing and feeling everything that's happened or gone wrong or been missing...
    losthope313 losthope313 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I have been depressed off and on since I was 14 and I am now 20. most of the time I have no reason to be so sad. I just get so down and get anxiety. Sadly things like this run in...
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Lately I've been struggling with my depression, it's been getting to a point where my suicidal tho have kicked back into high gear. I've never felt quite as hopeless and useless a...
    EpicChick22 EpicChick22 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    justme195 justme195 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    so basically I was always really imaginative as a child I don't remember doing it as a kid cause I was very active and into sports and I also used to write a lot of stories. then...
    myownconsultant myownconsultant 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    It started 5 years ago. Little by little, I started to drown. That is what depression feels like. Drowning. No matter how hard you try to keep your head above the water, you get...
    SummerOf22 SummerOf22 18-21, F Jan 8

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    I have been having almost constant pelvic pain for about 3 months. Since I have PCOS, I just chalked it up to that. I finally broke down and went to my GYN, who thinks I have...
    manibobsmom manibobsmom 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    Have you ever lost sense of reality?
    sal765 sal765 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 12