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I Take Medication For Mental Handicaps

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    I give my emotions to others. I give my love to others. I think these are more important that plain material. Imagine how our world would be if everyone was willing to give up...
    BloodEpiphone BloodEpiphone 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    We met at college and clicked in an unconventional way. We didn't want to pursue each other so we became friends with benefits. He was sweet and I was distant, never wanting to get...
    Jewelz62 Jewelz62 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I've been off of medication for several months. I went cold turkey when I found out I was pregnant. It was amazing not to be on meds and feel "normal". When I lost my baby I was...
    Audreydarling Audreydarling 26-30, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Sometimes we all need to go outside on a sunny day, take a walk and leave our worries at home. I did that today for the first time in a long time. I spend so much of my time...
    Jazzy1234 Jazzy1234 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I don't get mad or sad anymore. My friend and stepbrothers make me laugh, but that's about it. I have been a hermit or recluse whatever the word is for about 15 years now I have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am with the love of my life. In 2002 we were good friends, then dated each other for a while, fell in love, only for us to get into a huge argument, part and go our separate...
    MartiniMagic MartiniMagic 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I developed a mental illness while I was at psychological ward that was supposed to help me.
    TowerJimmyDabzs TowerJimmyDabzs 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I've been struggling with dissociative episodes, caused by traumatic abuses of my childhood. It's like being half conscious, and I feel no will to move. I'm heavy. I'm numb or...
    malanxious malanxious 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    I don't want to dwell on it or play the victim here, cause I know you kinds of people would love an excuse to come at me, I feel now my primary purpose for breathing is to take...
    Cocrispy Cocrispy 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 31

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    The ones they can't change, or brainwash they call mentally ill
    DarkKnightRanger DarkKnightRanger 26-30, M Jan 30

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    Went to a Crisis unit, thankfully I am well-spoken in person, I clearly gave every answer "correctly" and coherently...expressed exactly what I wanted, what was wrong with me, and...
    DarkKnightRanger DarkKnightRanger 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 30

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    My brother & father have a mental illness. Its still not sure what the diagnosis is, likely schizophrenia. I feel that I have inherited something too (depression). The truth is...
    yasmine98 yasmine98 16-17, F 6 Responses Jan 30

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    The necklace I have worn around my neck has stayed there for the past three years. I never take it off and each time I have to pains me. if you had read my experience on my friends...
    SladeTheLegend SladeTheLegend 18-21, M Jan 30

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    I don't know if I have a mental illness but I suffer from anxiety and don't like taking tablets for it as it will make me feel funny I have trouble taking medication only ibuprofen...
    Pszkit1990 Pszkit1990 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    If you don't know much or anything about something - keep your mouth shut and opinions to yourself. Or better still, go and educate yourself on that particular condition. It...
    lozenbee lozenbee 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    I'm going down on the amounts of anticonvulsants I take and for once I'm not nervous about it.
    Fanaoijga Fanaoijga 31-35, F Jan 28

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    Examples: They are millions and millions of single mothers in the world why? Because when a girl gets pregnant most men can't mentally handle being a father so he runs away...
    Kornisone Kornisone 26-30, F 9 Responses Jan 28

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    i've been a member here for a while, but haven't got around to participate in posting. i am an aspiring filmmaker and after having internship-level experience shooting for other...
    kmcaulley kmcaulley 26-30, F Jan 28

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    I believe that we actually have more than one reality. That the Universe was designed this way. The main reality is the one, which we all see and can touch, smell, taste, hear. But...
    DragonSheep DragonSheep 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 27

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    Hey I was recently diagnosed with Psychosis after spending some time in a mental ward I was wondering if anyone has had this illness and what it's been like for them dealing with...
    Lonelybunnixo Lonelybunnixo 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    nevada 2011 Gall bladder malfunction Felt like heart attacks Called ambulance Paramedics interrogate Er finds bad gall bladder They say remove Me says no...
    JustBipolarMe JustBipolarMe 46-50, M Jan 25

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    Is being twenty two a mental illness? How about unemployed, on the verge of getting kicked out of college your almost senior year, being lazy, a slacker, unmotivated, confused...
    Sickntiredoflife Sickntiredoflife 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 25

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    You know those people that make everything about themselves and take everything for the literal meaning? Yeah I work with one, and if it wasn't for me she wouldn't have a place to...
    Bryan29 Bryan29 26-30, M Jan 25

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    I never imagined the turn of events my life would go thru 2015. I truly believe that my new years resolution , i had set for myself that year, might have trigger a ticking time...
    4rmSin 4rmSin 26-30, F Jan 24

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    As long as I'm only doing it mentally you're safe.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M Jan 24

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    i was in a relationship with a man for over 5 years. I don't know when the abuse started, everything is so blurred now. Thinking back I think I was manipulated into believing he...
    JustGotOut2016 JustGotOut2016 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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    Mental or physical disabilities, gender or race - it´s always bad to make fun of people because of one of those reasons. Nobody has chosen its disabilities, its gender or race. We...
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    I take 1 'Sertraline' a day (a light anti-depression medicine). I have been taking it for 4 months. Sadly it doesn't really work, but maybe I just got to give it more time. I also...
    GentleReader GentleReader 13-15, M Jan 23

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    I need someone to rant at. I can't take how terrible life is.
    Dawhead Dawhead 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 23

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    "I hate myself more than i ever lead on.. " i cannot live this way anymore.. The medication that brought me back to health is slowly killing me,, my mind, mybody && soul.. I feel...
    iNhiDiNG42o iNhiDiNG42o 26-30, F Jan 23

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    My boyfriend's name is Lucas and he was born with dead kidneys and a hole in his heart. For the first three years of his life, he lived near Riley's Hospital for Children because...
    briddybear briddybear 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    My name is Lilian Nyaguthie Mwai, am a Kenyan citizen living in Finland. I have decided to come out and share my story so the world can know that racial segregation still exists. I...
    Marvelas Marvelas 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 23

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    My first time was in 8th grade, im in 10th right now, btw. I got caught cutting myself. I went 5 times in the span of two years. I also had eating disorders, anorexia at first...
    lekearns99 lekearns99 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    Mental illness... When you've got a disorder, like depression, bipolar, schizophrenia or anxiety, you don't feel in control. You feel more like a helpless piñata... Dangling...
    xXverlorenXx xXverlorenXx 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 22

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    Well aftering talking to a friend about "how lack of sex can cause depression in men", I did some heavy & deep thinking. I have came to the conclusion that I have been taking...
    nevets68 nevets68 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 21

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    I can't help but feel disgust even thinking having more than one sexual-partner in life. It is clearly not for me! I've read somewhere that every person you intercourse with, you...
    DragonSheep DragonSheep 22-25, F Jan 21

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    Yesterday I found out that a friend from college passed away. He was 47, and died in the night from a heart attack. He was larger than life. His personality, humor, his warmth and...
    frostyflower frostyflower 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    It shouldn't take 3 months for a person to be able to see a psychiatrist. It shouldn't require hospitalization to get the help that is needed RIGHT AWAY. It shouldn't be...
    opinionatedchickfromuranus opinionatedchickfromuranus 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 19

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    It isn't just a physical sport, it requires mental skill and if taken seriously and practiced regularly you will notice both mental and physical improvements. In this day and age...
    RolexRush RolexRush 31-35, F 6 Responses Jan 19

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    Remember the time you said "Son, it'll be alright." Remember the time you said "Son, it will be just fine." Well I'm waiting for the day that my mind says it's had enough And I...
    BrokeAssBxtch BrokeAssBxtch 18-21, F Jan 19

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