now that im out of army. This civilian life is hard. I find it hard to relate to people outside of here on EP. My circle of friends help keep me sane per say. I cherish them and value their insight, But I still do worry a lot and a lot of it is out of my hands or control and I...
Here it is, the last day of the year. Been a very rough year emotionally & mentally. Divorce was filed & finalized (YAY), but still living in the same house. :( Have so much to do around here before the house can go on the market, and very stressed...
since we have separated but I can't stop looking stalking his Facebook to see if he's with a new girl and who he's flirting with and if my suspicion of his affair with a particular girl was correct. Yeah I know I have serious paranoia and obsession issues. Why can't I let go of...
I cannot change;
courage to change the things I can;
and wisdom to know the difference.
Living one day at a time;
Enjoying one moment at a time;
Accepting hardships as the pathway to peace;
Taking, as He did, this sinful world
as it is, not as I would have it;
I know I worry my self sick about things I have no control over but isn't there something we all worry about that we have no control over?
I know I have no control over certain things and I need to let things just slide by me.
Even though I am not a member of any 12 step group, I try to remember the Serenity Prayer. Especially when my mind is overwhelmed with thoughts of worry about the present and future. I don't think I have ever allowed myself to be happy, mainly because...
If you worry about things that are out of your control you will worry all your life since almost absolutely everything in the known and unknown universe is out of your control. Your own behavior is a rare exception.
and forget what ever you may have done. Worrying stressing and regretting it shows that you have changed otherwise you probably would not be worrying about the things in the past. Remember learn from your mistakes we're human just help others and become a better person
I am 25 and worry about things I know I can't completely control. Things like finding Mr Right, finding a good group of friends and even worrying about my biological clock but being scared senseless by pregnancy and labour.
I hate how caught up in these worries I get as it sends...
because there's nothing I can do about the wrong things around me. I just wanted the time to pass fast, I can't wait to be more powerful and resolve the things by myself. I hate depend on people, when I know what to do, but I just can't. Grrrh :[
I am a university student and a bit of a loner...I am in a program where all the students are like super smart and I just don't get along with most of them...This sem I am in a lab section where my lab partner is a guy from my program and I barely talk to him but I know he...
with by emotional side but it pushes everyone I care about away because I over-think and worry about everything. I want to be less emotional and have a more care-less attitude about everything. My current partner is very nonchalant and happy go lucky. It makes for interesting...
I'm i not normal?
Wait... I'm i crazy?
Why I'm i so crazy?
R other ppl like me?
Do ppl like me?
What of ppl don't like?
Should I change?
Can I keep it up?
How do I change?
Will I really do it?
Where is my confidence?
What if I'm pushing it away?
How can I get...
The type of OCD that I suffer from is called "magical thinking." This means that I have thoughts of bad things happening to those that I love and if I do a certain ritual, repeatedly and perfectly, these things won't happen.
My conscious mind knows that this is...