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Nothing really seems to help anymore

Honestly Ive dealt with mental health and $#%^ for a long while and have been in therapy for a year trying to learn how to cope but at this point individual therapy doesnt do much, medicine doesnt do much yet, group therapy doesnt do much, talking to people doesnt do much, fitness and exercise doesnt do much, recognizing my thoughts doesnt do much, etc.

Its just like I feel Ive tried everything I could in ...
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mental health

for the past few years my mental health hasnt been good, and its almost impossible to hide it from my family (whom i live with) i dont think iwill be ever well enough to move out on my own and that makes me feel trapped and miserable. ive become isolated and lost all my friends its hard to be out in society... but i do get out (force myself) to go out as much as ...
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Avoiding exhaustion at all cost

Hi everyone,

My name’s Chris, I’m 21 years old. Ever since I was a child I had two dreams in my life that I wanted to make come true. The first was becoming a soldier in the Swiss Special Forces Command. Please note that military service in Switzerland is mandatory as we practice armed neutrality, and that I never felt the urge to hurt anyone (and probably will never have to). All I wanted was ...
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I dont tknow whats wrong with me.

For a while now I noticed that I shy away from showers. Well I have a history of this since childhood which is odd. I still wash but just not in the shower. I know it sound really gross and I am not sure what to do. For some reason I feel dirty every time I come from a shower. I want to talk to my therapist but I'm embarrassed to mention it .
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Please help me what is going on in my head?

Hello. My entire 18 years on this planet has been me just enduring life. I don't even know where to start with this. First off I don't even feel I deserve to feel this depressed and crazy considering there are people doing much worse, I have a feeling I am amplifying my problems and being irrational but that's a later point. Let me start off with my childhood. apparently I cried all the damn time ...
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Like a movie... but my reality

So, my first post, I aren't sure whether this is in the right place due to my multitude of issues, where I even begin I don't know but I'll give it a bash, what I'm even looking for I don't know but I feel I need to talk and this seems the best option at this stage, my story is a very long one, every aspect of which not a single person knows about, all ...
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What next after so much treatment


I'm 45 and suffered with anxiety for 20+ years. I originally thought it was depression, but a few years ago realised that anxiety was the root cause. I haven't had a formal diagnosis but it's been suggested that it's social anxiety and generalised anxiety. I also think there's an element of complex trauma as I suffered mental and emotional abuse in childhood with the real threat of physical abuse.

In my 20s I saw ...
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need advice for family

I feel very disconnected from my family and everyone in general always have felt like this, it's not really a problem for me until I have to start showing affection or empathize with them, none of it is genuine and often I just end up being too harsh because I can't understand how they're feeling. It's starting to become obvious that it's more than a little awkwardness to them and it's scary, especially because I'm ...
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I need help with my sister...

My baby sister who is in her mid 20s, lately when she gets upset she starts screaming (AAAAAAAAAAAAA) very long and loud.. screaming her lungs out. banging on the door from inside her bedroom. She doesn't care about the time and the neighbours. One time she got upset in the car and screamed very loud at the back while i was driving. She doesn't work. She stays at home. My dad would give money to ...
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How can I cope with religious trauma syndrome?

All my life I was good and after I became an atheist I started noticing an issue I was having. All my life I was good and always tried to be as virtuous as possible. Once I was free from the shackles of religion and its rules I acted immoral and unethical. I'm greedy, selfish, liar, etc.

I feel like Im rebelling against my religious upbringing. I feel like when Im good or do something ...
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