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I Take Medication For Mental Handicaps

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    Medication abuses who you are as a person, especially depression meds. Sometimes, I wonder what I would be like if I hadnt started to take them in the first place, would I be...
    MajorasAngel97 MajorasAngel97 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I was recently diagnosed with several mental illnesses. I suffer from bipolar disorder, anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and PTSD. When I am manic, I sleep very little and am at...
    Beautifulchaos7 Beautifulchaos7 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I take Zzz quil and in sore that it is making me sick in other ways. So I will deal with the lack if sleep and read more. FML
    Zeita75 Zeita75 36-40, F Mar 23

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    I have sleep apnea as well and have had insomnia most if my life. I take Benadryl at nite to help me fall asleep and it helps me tremendously. I recommend taking 2 at nite and you...
    denaellis575 denaellis575 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    i will do anything im bi and i will take gift cards to
    blackattack05 blackattack05 13-15, M Mar 28

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    My doctor recommended me to take 2 Benadryl pills every night before bed for two weeks to get my sleeping pattern back! On 14th day I woke up my face swollen like someone had...
    WhoIsLiz WhoIsLiz 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I'm not sure how many times I'm going to have to keep posting stories like this and it's really starting to get on my nerves. I am actually a lesbian and no guy will ever change...
    Snowfurr0LESBIAN0 Snowfurr0LESBIAN0 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Yeah i tried... Then it didn't work out so well. It got worse... Lol
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Look! My eyes are kinda blue in this picture ^
    BloodlessVein BloodlessVein 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    "send me some pictures." "No." "come on pls." "Nope." "pls send me some." "Did your parents play kick the baby?" "wat lol, i just want pics." /headdesk/ *Blocked*
    Naxxaras Naxxaras 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'll always be my biggest critic when it comes to evaluating my life from a distance. It's challenging for me to revel in my accomplishments are they are produced. My boyfriend the...
    Allissaxxx Allissaxxx 22-25, F Apr 2

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    Yeah so I guess it never occurred to me to actually google it, or explore if it's an issue for others because much like most people- I really thought I was the only one. I put my...
    chambredesmots chambredesmots 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    My therapist says that she's thinking about putting me on medication for my depression and anxiety but I really don't want to and I really don't know what to do.
    BriannaSA BriannaSA 13-15, F Mar 20

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    When an old man died in the geriatric ward of a nursing home in an Australian country town, it was believed that he had nothing left of any value. Later, when the nurses were going...
    nick030 nick030 22-25, M Mar 30

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    My husband and I were working and everything was great. Then one day my mom had breast cancer and she had allzheimers but it wasn't bad. But when she started chemo the allzheimers...
    cyrak cyrak 51-55, F 4 days ago

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    We all make mistakes, and I take responsibility for the mistakes I make. I'm really hard on myself sometimes. When I mess something up it will often bother me for days. My need...
    couldbeheaven couldbeheaven 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    "I don't want to take you for granted, I love you and value everything you do" "...you don't know how to value me... Get out of my car." ...
    thislittlejourney thislittlejourney 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    And I will not be doing that anymore! In very small amounts, it's okay except you feel the vinegar sitting in your stomach. I filled the glass one inch with lemon and I just had to...
    SexyForMe17 SexyForMe17 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I am very responsible when it comes to accepting responsibility for my own actions. I was reading a story a few minutes ago about a teenage girl pregnant and the boy fails to take...
    happygoluckywife happygoluckywife 36-40, F 9 Responses Mar 18

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    “Egypt is not capable of compression” “The Egyptian body is huge and has a lot of capabilities” “I will not allow for any fingers to enter Egypt” “I can see there...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Yes my mother bullied me thruh my life. Unfortunatelly i probably didnt looked happy in my life, so i never found frends and love. I felt like i was worth nothing. I wasnt really...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I spent over 4 month in a mental hospital. I was in there because I try to end my life because I couldn't take the day to day bullshit everyone kept feeding me, in the last 12...
    leon789 leon789 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    So first off, I'm an 18 year-old girl living in California, and I joined EP because I want to read about other people's stories who have similar problems and experiences like me...
    Professionalgriefer Professionalgriefer 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I guess to understand the full depth of my story, it's best to start at the very beginning It all started when I turned 7. Up until that age, I has a great family. My mom and dad...
    heartsofgold22 heartsofgold22 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Experience 19 Reagan and the FBI I’m trying to keep this brief and tell my experiences in order. Previous story explain things to this point. Some names were changed. Yes, all...
    RiverBedView RiverBedView 56-60, M Mar 31

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    Hi everyone, I need to share this amazing experience with you guys. I met this amazing guy who looks completely normal. I got to know him, because I thought he was cute...
    Jasmine650 Jasmine650 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    1/4 and I am 22. Depressed mad at mom an I wanted my cell phone back. When I demanded it she said I touched and pushed her first but I didn't. I remember telling myself don't touch...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F Mar 18

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    I am really struggling with my mental health recently. I've been clinically since I was 15 and take venlafaxine 250 for this. It can seem, at times, that I'm fine, I feel Fine...
    keyedup keyedup 26-30, F Mar 23

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    I have TED nominations, more than a dozen topics for BigThink, and 13 innovations in science to Mental Floss.I sent the submissions, and am waiting for my reply. Admitted to a...
    Gripthat Gripthat 18-21, M Mar 24

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    Experience 17 President Reagan and the FBI In 1981, I called the FBI to tell them the Mayor of Glendora (CA) had threatened to kill President Reagan. The agent answering the phone...
    RiverBedView RiverBedView 56-60, M Mar 24

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    Experience 15 Cutter Labs and Bayer Laboratories In the summer of 1974, I started working for Cutter Laboratories (Resiflex Division West Covina, CA), injection moulding...
    RiverBedView RiverBedView 56-60, M Mar 17

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    The problem with me is that I forgive far too easy. I may not let go of the hurt but I let them back into my life. I used to hold grudges, I'd hold them for long periods of time...
    SuicidalChick SuicidalChick 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I am a 15 year old Jewish, Orthodox girl. I was born 3 months early in Manchester, England. From the time i was a baby i have had a very hard life. I lived in fear every day of my...
    phobia1998 phobia1998 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I take Adderall as needed for school and other activities, and I love it. I know I can function with out it. But, it sure helps a whole lot.
    AmoebicSprawl AmoebicSprawl 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Has anyone had any personal experiences with Valium/Lithium for anxiety? I'd love to hear your thoughts on the best anti-anxiety or anti-depressant medication.
    Lovekai Lovekai 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I was by my boyfriend. We broke up and that's were it started. I wanted to remain friends or get back together. We remained friends but he said I had to change and I worked my but...
    Loveisupsetting Loveisupsetting 13-15, F Mar 28

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    Things were okay until he came home from university. He decided to drop out a couple weeks into second semester because he hated it and it wasn't what he wanted to do with his life...
    halfbloodprincess halfbloodprincess 18-21, F Apr 7

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    Most people don't understand mental health and what's it's like living with a mental illness. The day to day battle you have a go through just to do the smallest of tasks. People...
    leon789 leon789 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Experience 16 1981 Glendora & President Reagan I’m probably walking a fine line by telling this. By 1980, I was living with my girlfriend, now wife, in a rental house in...
    RiverBedView RiverBedView 56-60, M Mar 19

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    i have a feeling i have this condition because even though i shower i still have a problem with oder. it overpowers my colonge and deorderent. i always feel ashamed going out...
    wsander1 wsander1 31-35, M Mar 22

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    I definitely believe in the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution. However, I believe in common sense when it comes to owning and having weapons. We do need to...
    birthdaypartyforme birthdaypartyforme 41-45, F 12 Responses Mar 28

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    I swear I can't take it anymore! I can't take going into school and walking through the halls while getting strange looks from people. If I look down they say I look depressed but...
    kelseytoby kelseytoby 16-17 1 Response 5 days ago

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    You Can Thank My Sister For That!! When we were young my sister had a thing for taking pictures of me. I don't mean nice ones either. She would hide in different places, under...
    maqeurious maqeurious 31-35, F Mar 30

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    You Can Thank My Sister For That!! When we were young my sister had a thing for taking pictures of me. I don't mean nice ones either. She would hide in different places, under...
    maqeurious maqeurious 31-35, F Mar 30

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    I feel like I'm about to have a mental break down, I'm starting a new job Sunday, yes I'm excited, over the mood. All that jazz. Yet my heads been ****** for months, I battle...
    YellowLilyPad YellowLilyPad 18-21, F Apr 3

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    Venting to set myself free... Dear Soon-to-be Ex... As the divorce you have wanted so badly the last 17 months is near, I am writing this in order to let you go. To stop...
    ChangingDad ChangingDad 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    http://wh.gov/lVfpx Please go sign this petition! It is to stop cruelty to mental health patients!
    HopeLesslyWaiting HopeLesslyWaiting 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I Live With a Mentally ILL Parent
    DiffrentDrummer DiffrentDrummer 36-40, F Mar 17

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    I just recently got out of a relationship that lasted a little over a year. Honestly I thought he was the most perfect guy ever... Until he'd get mad... He'd take every single...
    LilMissMandy LilMissMandy 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    but unfortunately you took it just a little too far. A little too much mental manipulation. No matter how much I love you, it's completely done. But you can always take solace in...
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc 18-21 Mar 22

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    I suffer from anxiety and depression. I have been a sufferer of mental illness once the age of 8, since they first put me on antidepressants.
    anm52309 anm52309 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 22

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