Your Stories on Anxiety & Depression

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Your Stories on Anxiety & Depression

Over the last few weeks I have felt very insecure about my body, and I just feel like I can’t be happy unless I’m thinner

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 1:29 AM, 2 comments

How do you guys ignore the insensitive comments of others? I used to have an eating disorder but have recovered. I am very comfortable enjoying what I eat. My mom still comments on how “huge” my meal looked and how she can’t believe I ate that much. Help.

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 6:01 PM, 6 comments

I Want a relationship where we can act like idiots talk about the most random stuff, shared the music, and never get tired of each other. Where can I find that weirdo? 😅😂💕

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 11:38 AM, 1 comments

If you can’t find the strength in your heart to help yourself, then help others, cause someday, they may return the favor when you need it most

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 12:32 AM, 0 comments

The goals tool on this app helps me heaps. Setting challenges and looking at what I've already completed. To do lists get thrown out but these are here and remind me how much I've already done. Great!

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 5:40 PM, 0 comments

Anxiety & depression ruins everything. It feels like I'm possessed by sadness & fear. I always make up scenerious that I basically make myself believe and it's crazy because it's like I know the thoughts I have are not likely at all but I still happen to believe them sometimes

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 3:04 AM, 3 comments

I started using this app to help with my anxiety, but now I use it mostly to reply to you guys. I love answering questions, especially bc I can use my psych education to help. You guys are the best ♡

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 6:07 PM, 4 comments

Does anyone here have BPD? I’ve been really struggling with it lately and have been in a bad headspace for a while. I don’t really have anyone that understands what this is like and I feel so alone and useless. I can barely get out of my bed in the morning anymore.

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 4:10 AM, 1 comments

I'm not ready for tomorrow. I felt alone and no one to talk about my problems. School counselors wasn't helpful at all because they say that they just need some time alone when clearly everyone don't want me. I just want end it

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 1:44 PM, 2 comments

I choose me

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 12:37 PM, 1 comments

I know I should not feel like this as things are so much better for me than so many others. I have so many luxuries and so many things that so many people can only dream of having. Yet, I hate myself so much and I feel so alone. I find it impossible to really open up to anyone I know. I feel empty and so trapped in my own mind. The antidepressants aren’t really working and life feels so hopeless.

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 9:42 AM, 1 comments

I was the victim of sexual assault, mental and emotional abuse, and had my Autism neglected and it destroyed me. I have attempted suicide numerous times, but the most recent attempt caused a massive brain hemorrhage and I am now looking at slow brain death, I have about 5 able-bodied years to live out because of it. I want to share my experiences and be a part of these groups not just because I want an outlet, but because I want to help those who may suffer similarly.

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 3:50 AM, 2 comments

I’m going through a really bad brake up. We broke up on valintines day and we where together for 2 years. He went out Friday night and I just have these thoughts in my head that are making me go mad.

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 11:02 AM, 2 comments

I have spent most of my adult life looking after other people, my husband, my 3 children, now my widowed mother and my dog. Now I am 50 and have less ppl to look after and more time to myself. I have been feeling depressed about this but realise I now have to look out for me and start to do things I wd like to do. Feels weird but I’m hoping to embrace it soon

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 10:42 PM, 0 comments

In Jesus name I pray, Amen.

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 7:55 AM, 0 comments

This weekend went by like a whirlwind. I’m left with this feeling I should have done more. I should be more. I need to focus on bettering myself not just impulse treating myself to stuff for instant gratification. Maybe soon things will get better? But only if I am trying. Its really difficult being aimless and alone.

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 1:02 AM, 0 comments

Over the past few weeks it’s been very hard for me to get out of bed and even motivated, what are some things you do to help? Need pointers please..

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 4:03 AM, 1 comments

Having a depressed day, couldn't get myself to do anything at all.

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 1:58 AM, 1 comments

Sweet is my best friend and worst enemy. I can’t control myself and then I start to feel deezy and mad... any advice to control food/sugar anxiety?

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 7:33 PM, 2 comments

TW: self harm. Anyone have alternatives to self harm when misophonia triggers me? It’s from an angry response, so I end up hitting/clawing/biting myself. I’m tired of getting nerve damage in my fingers.

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 5:09 AM, 1 comments

I just have too much anxiety and hide it from my parents. I feel numb most of the time then happy, then mad. I just feel like it's turning into bipolar tbh..

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 10:40 PM, 0 comments

How do you deal with self loathing? How do you get over it?

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 7:29 AM, 0 comments

@Blue75 how are you doing my friend 😊

Posted at Feb 17, 2019 8:33 PM, 0 comments

I’ve lived as a celiac for the past 18 years. It’s ruined my relationship with food and made me anxious all the time about eating. Tomorrow I find out if that diagnosis all those years ago was wrong. I feel like I can’t breath.

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 12:36 AM, 1 comments

My friend told me she was feeling sad today. When she asked me how I was doing, I didn’t wanna bring her down more so I told her I was great and I wanna talk to her. But really I’m doing terrible, dealing with anxiety, depression, anorexia, adhd, dislexia, insomnia, and bpd... all I wanna do is curl into my bed and into one of my brothers jackets and just close my eyes until I feel alright😖😖

Posted at Feb 18, 2019 3:17 AM, 1 comments
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