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BPD, Marijuana & Other Questions

Hi y’all! Congrats for your powerful site! It’s very informative and useful! I’m a 22 years old female and I am officially diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder, ADHD, Asperger’s Disorder and Cannabis Abuse Disorder. I take medication and I go to a psychotherapist for BPD. I’d like to ask you a few questions. As a person with these disorders, is marijuana harmful for me? Because my psychiatrist said to me that cannabis can trigger...
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20 Year Family Lie Exposed

When I was 12 my family moved interstate and I started a new school. I became friendly with a student and so did our families. Something happened between my mother and friends father where she accused him or raping her. I was bullied at school and lost all my friends which was devastating as I was struggled to make friends before the move. She went down tubes, attempted suicide in front of myself and...
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I Don’t Know How I Can Go on Living

I’ve always been a sad and angry kid. I recently since I am an “adult” now and decided I was going to get the help I needed that my parents just didn’t understand. Its been 4 months in therapy. She’s diagnosed me with Borderline Personality Disorder so I was reading up on It and it says all these awful things and that’s when I realize I’m just so messed up and I push people...
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I Want to Feel Depressed, I Want to Be Mentally Ill

For over a year and a half now, I have been feeling that something is wrong with my life. I have searched for my symptoms all over the Internet, and succeeded in applying several diagnoses for my mental state, but neither of them seemed to fit perfectly. So, in order to be able to fit into any of these diagnoses, I started to mimic their symptoms. For instance, I forced myself to feel bad...
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More Than Delusions?

I’ve dealt with BPD, anxiety and depression – among other undiagnosed issues – for most of my young life. But I’ve been struggling with something I have a hard time explaining, even to my therapist. There is a certain fear that grips me at times, a primal sort of horror that beneath the fabric of normal, everyday life is a world of primordial chaos. I’ve alluded to this when seeking help from people before,...
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Help: History of Major Depression

I have been telling random pointless lies almost compulsively for as long as I can remember. I have found that I spend allot of time trying to reach goals which I believe will make me happy, but never do. I recently began a habit of cutting myself, collecting the blood with a absorbent material and staring at it until I enter a state of uncontrollable laughter. I have as far as I can remember...
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Should I Seek Help?

I know I am introvert type person, but what I’m having trouble with is that I dislike people. I won’t say hate them nor would I wish them harm but I find it very hard to tolerate people…I think people in general are idiots. Because of my generally dislike of people and view that they are all idiots don’t matter if you had higher education everyone is an idiot and people are nasty creatures....
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I Feel Sad a Lot, I Have Bad Mood Swings & Insane Jealousy Problems

Hi, I don’t know if I have a mental health issue or if it’s just normal behavior. I’ve been going out with my partner for over 6 years and throughout I’ve been suffering from bad mood swings, which I often just put down to my personality. It has really started to affect my relationship and I can’t be surprised because I know I can be a nightmare at times. It has got to the...
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My Lying Has Turned My Family Against Me

From the : I’m 14 and for the past 5 years, I have had issues with ADHD, trichatillomania, compulsive lying, and compulsive eating, as well as self-esteem issues. Although my mother is a psychiatrist, my compulsive lying has turned all my family members against me. They all hate me and when I express that I need help they blatantly ignore me and even though I know I caused this myself, it hurts. I am...
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Why Can’t Anyone Find A Diagnosis For Me?

Hi, within the past year I have been hospitalized three times and I have been in two treatment centers. I have been diagnosed with everything from Borderline to Bipolar with Psychosis, but all of my treating physicians say that those diagnosis’ are incorrect. I deal with chronic suicidal thoughts, frequent self-harm, I apparently engage in risky behaviors, I lack eye contact, I can’t tell the difference between different emotions, I don’t feel pain, I...
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Tired, Very Very Tired

I dislike me. Currently teaching at the university, regularly teach at the high school full-time; so I’m just part timing at the moment. Working keeps me slightly “busy,” but not enough to distract me from my thoughts; every once in a while I have this thoughts of complete unsatisfaction. Last year I taught without a break (all summer + all year round school) and I felt very exhausted towards the end of teaching at...
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