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I Suffer With Anxiety and Depression

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    School

    im doin great the only thing that is annoyin is how much it interferes with my schoolwork but if im goin to do hw it taks me hours but i put in my best effort so thats ok. i always get streessed out as i have exams in a few weeks and it tryin to learn everything but i know il do...
    lyndsayh111 lyndsayh111 16-17, F Nov 20, 2012

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    Dealing

    I deal with my anxiety and depression and I have my many friends to thank. Although I do not know of any of them having a EP account. This is for you. You are so amazing and I thank you guys so much. I also want to point out one of my best guy friends, whom I confided my nearing...
    singwithyourheart1331 singwithyourheart1331 16-17, F Dec 30, 2008

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    Getting Bettter

    well things are definatly getting beetter ive come so far from were in was i usted to be someone who put there head down all the time iwas so sacred 24/7 it was horrible i just didnt want to live it was so ahrd but now everyday is a blessing a opportunity to do better but the...
    lyndsayh111 lyndsayh111 16-17, F Nov 26, 2012

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    Everyday Anxiet Part 2

    i have deceide to wrie part 2 of this story to show myself and others how far i have come. also in an attempt to increase my flutuating confidence. read part 1 then two. home: i definately still have fear in me but it has greatly decreased, now going down the driveway i walk...
    lyndsayh111 lyndsayh111 16-17, F Nov 8, 2012

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    Cracking Christmas

    things are always getting better im so happy now with how far ive come i remeber bein on fb and looking at everyone elses profiles n bein so jealous of what they were doin n how they looked but now im enough for me i dnt care wiether they look better than me r havin a better tym...
    lyndsayh111 lyndsayh111 16-17, F Dec 27, 2012

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    A Start To My Story

    I started getting panic attacks early, I was 14. Even at discos before then I had minor ones that disabled me and left me running home to my mother. My parents divorced wen I was 6 and I still find it as hard as ever to cope with. Having to go from one house to the other and...
    BeeKay20 BeeKay20 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2013

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    Up Down All Around

    had a parent teacher meeeting n i thought everything that they were goia say was bad they said im gona pass n get a A in spanish and B in eng well if i put in the work. its just hard to sit down n revise cut im constantly puttin myself down so durin revisin i thinkin its too...
    lyndsayh111 lyndsayh111 16-17, F Nov 14, 2012

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    Depressions Happy Ending

    If you were to actually see, I would seem like I have a perfect life. My parents are still together and they do not fight. I am not abused. I do not do drug and I have quite a few friends. This seems all great, but I am a very odd child. I see things different and I do things...
    Dahlias13roses Dahlias13roses 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 12, 2009

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    The pain courses through her with every beat of

    her heart, Each step, each breath. Excruciating. A noose fastened tightly around her neck, it drags her through life. Suffocating, piercing her skin, she bleeds out the anguish and ugliness that of which consumes her. Each pulse and scream, the bursting of a vein. Such feeling...
    AGirlOfShadows AGirlOfShadows 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Maintainin Improvin

    things are goin well im off school so i hve mre tym to get my head around things ive gt a eng lit test cmin up so il do a bit everyday n cover all the work ive dne so far this year last nyt ive startyed to get over my obession cus im ready now to let go even in 1 dAay ive made...
    lyndsayh111 lyndsayh111 16-17, F Dec 20, 2012

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    High Then Low

    my confidence has increased so much from where it was i remeber being so sacred of putting down my hair and going to the shop and talking or getting to know people but now i can do all them things which is amazing but i guess im not happy because im not on the same confidence...
    lyndsayh111 lyndsayh111 16-17, F Nov 8, 2012

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    Mainly Depression

    I have suffered from depression for the better part of the last 15 years of my life. I have tried to overcome it, but it always finds me again, dragging me back to the dark recesses of my mind. If ever a good time in my life came along, it would ambush me, depriving me of the joy...
    Mencrytoo Mencrytoo 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 19, 2012

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    Learning How To Cope

    Out of nowhere your heart starts to beat extremely fast, so fast you can hear it from inside your body. Your mind begins to race with negative thoughts, you find it hard to breathe, your body temperature rises and you begin to feel light headed. For me, my mouth gets really dry...
    january71 january71 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2013

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    Can I Make Things Even Better

    I have been trying to face my fears, do the best thing for me and share my feelings and ask for help. its definately made a difference but sometimes the buzz is gone as i dont know what do in order to get it up all i mainly think about is others' expectations which should be...
    lyndsayh111 lyndsayh111 16-17, F Oct 24, 2012

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    New Year

    pretty happy right now now its time to think of new years resolutions mine are to work harder to school and to maintain my re;lationships because i dont wanna hve any regrets at the end of august when i get my results il want to be happy with wat i get but if i dnt get good in...
    lyndsayh111 lyndsayh111 16-17, F Jan 1, 2013

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    There Have Been Bad Days

    and i will proabally always have them.but thanks to all my freinds,i`ll get through them.i`ll still be standing when the dust settels.and i`ll use my experience to try and help others.the road has been dark,without any light at all,but i`m still standing.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 Mar 28, 2009

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    Severe...

    ...they're not, thank God, but I've been there and back ever since my father and stepmother turned on me at the age of four. 1958 turned out - along with many others - not to be a good year for me.
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F Sep 27, 2012

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    Happy Days

    i am so happy now things are going so well my conversational skills are brilliant n i cant keep my chin up high enough but its took so much work to get here so all the pain anxiety was wroth it enough though it was a total waste of time im happy with the effort i put into my...
    lyndsayh111 lyndsayh111 16-17, F Dec 13, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I was only diagnosed with anxiety sometime a year or so ago bit when us was it made the rest of the world seem to make sense. My reasons for nerves so bad that I bite my nails to...
    VBLOVE1106 VBLOVE1106 22-25, F Apr 2

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    I lost all my friends,I feel detached from everything and everyone,I struggle with anxiety and get severe panic attacks every time I go out,I can't take it anymore,I harm myself...
    intoxicatxd intoxicatxd 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I got diagnosed with major depression. I was a cutter but i found some coping skills. My parents make me so angry i just wanna die. well that is my first post lol
    Zoelynne Zoelynne 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 15

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    I suffer from depression anxiety and self harm. I have been on so many meds, begged for help and I will always be this way. I have always felt this way. I wish I was dead.
    Mangocupcakes Mangocupcakes 16-17, F Apr 13

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    i am new here and i am soo insecure that i hate myself for not being like someone else blah blah. i do not understand what is going on with me. help!
    karly21 karly21 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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    i have struggled with it longer than i knew. i just recently got a name for it. sometimes with people that are close to me i will just fight or get mad for no reason and say things...
    enemyinthemirror enemyinthemirror 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I suffer from panic attacks regularly. I can't leave my house without panicking about needing the toilet or not feeling well! Its horrible and it's ruining my life. I went to my...
    jackcx jackcx 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Just had the worst anxiety attack I've probably ever had... It ended like 20 minutes ago and I'm still feel extremely nauseas.
    Anonymousgirl8 Anonymousgirl8 13-15, F Apr 2

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    So today something new happened, and I would really like to know if anyone else has experienced anything similiar to this. I have always been plagued by panic attacks and currently...
    Sygnarr Sygnarr 18-21, F Apr 3

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    So today something new happened, and I would really like to know if anyone else has experienced anything similiar to this. I have always been plagued by panic attacks and currently...
    Sygnarr Sygnarr 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    It's been going on since I was 10. I thought it happened to everyone, I thought I was alright and everything. Turns out I was wrong. My parents never paid attention, 3 years now...
    leej15 leej15 13-15, F Apr 11

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    I haven't drive in 3 weeks and today I was on a major highway while it was pisspouring. For some reason I was convinced my brakes weren't going to work. They did and I'm fine. But...
    Nerdbooklover Nerdbooklover 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 9

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    I'm 14. I was raped last summer by my uncle and three strange men. They've all been punished in some way for what they did. It's all behind me now, but I'm still not over it. I see...
    mouthdakota mouthdakota 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 29

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    Ok so my spring break ends today,and I have school tomorrow,I got depersonalization over the holidays and I have a fear of going out because the moment I got out,I get anxiety and...
    intoxicatxd intoxicatxd 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I would like to create an open chat with people with the same or similar problem. Anonymity will b highly respected. Ill commence by saying that i suffer from BPD n it is difficult...
    barceloner barceloner 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    I'm scared to say hi or even post on anything without feeling afraid of what people have to say.. sucks but yeah, it's good I'm finally getting through this!
    Appleslices69 Appleslices69 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Caged. Heavy; light; pounding; relaxing; broken; glued. This is what goes on inside her head, because this is who she is; a girl diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. She...
    danielle18 danielle18 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I miss the old me. The hyper me, go out and have fun me! I'm so tired of looking at four walls. There are days it takes all I have to get out of the bed. Feeling like my legs are...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F Apr 15

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    Hey! I am 18 & have been in the hospital for weeks now.. I just got diagnosed with severe Gastroparesis. It's HORRIBLE. I'm out of work & college right now. Because of this disease...
    laneyrn laneyrn 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I need out of this town. Long story to it. I have no job currently so how do i move iam a 22 year old female. This place and the people in it make me feel suicidle.
    pinkglitteress pinkglitteress 22-25, F Mar 24

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    Sometimes ill hear a song from last year.. Its weird it reminds me of when i was happy. Back before i was so horribly insecure. Before waking up was too hard because i am depressed...
    Sorendino1 Sorendino1 16-17, F Mar 26

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    My heart beats fast, my eyes start to water, my palms get sweaty, and I can feel my stomach in knots. My brain is doing the "what if's" again and everyone is just standing there...
    olivias78 olivias78 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    It's turning into a big problem, like to the point where I get really nervous and just start burning up hot and I turn red, I start to shake, and needing to move my knee up and...
    StRiKiNgEEk StRiKiNgEEk 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I just can't do this whole life thing anymore so to those who find happiness in others pain congratulations you have finally broke me and I give up
    NoahBarwell4 NoahBarwell4 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 15

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    Just struggling to get a grasp on my thoughts. Woke up feeling exhausted and overwhelmed. I feel as though everyone around me is running for the hills and I'm trying to cling onto...
    AmeliasDay AmeliasDay 26-30, F 9 Responses Apr 1

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    BPD made my life interesting. you made me risk losing so much & I did. I lost friends (or the very few that I had anyway) & loved ones. I just wanna say **** you bpd. **** you very...
    Susananais Susananais 18-21, F Apr 14

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    I'm going to try to find at least one good thing in everyday no matter how bad it is. Today's good thing was me having my favorite dinner and being loved by a couple girls on my...
    cloudy97 cloudy97 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Okay my daily good event! Lets see...my dad is not an awful and mean mood for once :) looking up
    cloudy97 cloudy97 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    Okay, I told my best friend of 13 years that I have feelings for him, he said he feels the same. He then went on holiday and while he was on holiday he called ME asking me for...
    ClaireD97 ClaireD97 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Here is a very sad story. I have bipolar. I am allergic to all bipolar medications and they cause me to have an adverse reactions. Lithium caused me to act insane and created...
    ruanbe ruanbe 18-21 1 Response Apr 5

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    The past year I have been attacked by my anxiety it is now the only constant I have. My depression was under control when this round of anxiety started doc said I need to get my...
    CaptPetemoss CaptPetemoss 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've struggled with severe depression and anxiety disorder most of my life. Depression is a way of life in my family. I'm a third generation sufferer. Last year I was hospitalized...
    catypillrgirl catypillrgirl 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    I am sick of this social anxiety and social phobia. I am a shell of what I once was. I have always suffered from anxiety and depression but seemed to manage with the help of...
    GroundedButterfly81 GroundedButterfly81 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    I have suffered depression since the age of 16 and I was always ashamed to admit it. People generally didn't understand my emotions and to be honest i didn't understand it myself...
    Robuk1991 Robuk1991 22-25, M 6 Responses Mar 27

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