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Why do I feel like this and how to make it stop?

I am a great student, I know my stuff I tell you and have results to match. But when night comes a feeling of pain completely engulfs my heart, it feels like it is on fire, and for a very long time darkness envelops me, and then there and then I wish I could cease to exist...every now and then when I hear people talking and laughing in the distance I get very scared, I ...
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Derailment: Feeling Disconnected From Your Past Self

Do any of you recognise this??

I have had this all my life I think, and I really struggle with my identity because of it. I feel like each time my life falls apart I lose myself. I never become the same me as before "things went wrong". And I feel I am just so many broken parts of me, so many parts of me too painful to connect to or return to, because of ...
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What is this? *TW* (understanding dark concepts)

I had no idea where to put this. I was just wondering if anyone knew what this was and what I could do?
Basically, I have difficulty understanding multiple different concepts. For example, rape. I don't understand what's so bad about it because everything bad that could end up happening from it is something I'm okay with. I do abuse myself somewhat, so the pain and possible physical scarring? I don't care. Mental scarring? I ...
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People Are Not Responding Like They Can't Everywhere I Go!

I don't know know what's going on but people are acting out of character, they don't respond or speak, or return my text. It doesn't matter if I'm in person or over the phone. I went into my bank 30 minutes before closing just to ask a few questions. I was not greeted he just looked at me. I stopped made eye contact and stood there and looked he didn't talk, like I a mind ...
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Dead end in my life

Trigger warning: this will have to do with suicide and sexual abuse so if you get triggered by these topics please don't read.

This post is general and if anyone wants to reach out to discuss some topics I address in regard to what I am suffering from or have suffered from, please feel free. This post is a way to get how I am feeling off my chest.

So I have an identity crisis. ...
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on my own and i can't see all the people in my life

hi all, i'm a female 43 i live in the UK. i have mental illness schizo-affective disorder. i live on my own in my own flat and i don't have a job. i have a problem for about the past 3 and a half years i can't see all my friends and family. im on my own in my life. my mum died of breast cancer when i was 13 before. i don't have much ...
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Help to end my attachment/dependency on my father (M 30s)

Hello all,

I’m a guy in my 30s dealing with some issues around my father. I hope other folks can relate and share some experience and guidance.

About my father: he lost his own dad early in life and never had a stepfather. He was raised by his mother, grandparents and extend family. They were often poor. I’ve always felt my father to be distant and uninvolved in my life. He was usually present at ...
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Urge to watch my baby suffer

I was very hesitant about putting this out on the internet, but it's worrying me more and becoming more frequent.

Over a week ago my wife and I had our first baby, a beautiful girl named Emily. For the first week I just wanted to look at her, hold her, and be with her as much as possible. Then, seemingly out of nowhere, I suddenly got this very intoxicating feeling whenever she cried intensely. This ...
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Looking for community support & people to talk to

Hi everyone
I'm somewhat recently out of a relationship where I was the recipient of domestic violence. My ex parnter had CPTSD from being physically, verbally, and emotionally abused by her father and emotionally and at times physically neglected by her mother. I'm arranging to see a new counselor soon is is trauma-informed and works with domestic violence, hopefully this will be more helpful than my previous therapist.

Its a difficult story to retell, but ...
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Anxiety and Stress Relief Items

There are so many different places this could go. Hopefully it may help others being here. Please change as needed.

We use a lot of different items to help relieve anxiety stress, anger and other emotions. Often we are fiddling with something and have to keep our hands busy.

We have a soft rubber crackle toy that helps with anger because of the sound it makes. Harder stress balls to squeeze. We quite like soft ...
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