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    Introverts

    I’m an introvert. I rather send and receive texts messages then answering the phone I will end the call literally while it rings. My friend who keeps calling doesn’t understand this. How do I explain to her I only feel comfortable texting? I do answer when my son or mom calls. I do answer when my psychiatrist calls and primary dr. Yes I was diagnosed with #SocialAnxietyDisorder . I can express myself and open up more just like I’m doing now. #MajorDepressiveDisorder #PTSD #GeneralizedAnxietyDisorde #SexualAbuse

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    My Suffering Social Life

    I have always been an introvert, that's true. But before bipolar and depression took over my life I at least had plans every weekend or offers to do things. Now I miss people, but I don't know how to get back to being social. I have social anxiety disorder too now, which doesn't help. And I don't drink, 12 years sober. So I go places by myself, to concerts and restuarants and movies. Torn between wanting to go home, wanting to drink like everyone else, and facing my phobia of public places. Not sure what the answer is. Anyone else have similar issues?

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    Is this manipulative or am I thinking too much?

    I am in hospital after overdosing on my psychiatric medicines. It was because of a few events that upsets me, and I got triggered after I try to seek console from my mother and she reply coldly that she cannot do anything to help me. I think she was upset with me because I bring up a mistake that she made but she insist that she didn’t do anything wrong. Usually she would visit me at the hospital. Today my father and younger sister are all free from work, my mother is a housewife. But they went out together and even dine at a restaurant. They posted photos of themselves in the family WhatsApp group. They did not visit me or even give me a text. Yes we live together and they are all aware I’m in hospital. I have a feeling my mother put them up to it because my father and younger sister always listens to her. Is this manipulation? Or am I overthinking?

    I try to ignore it but I still cried. Thoughts of harming myself comes to my mind because I’m upset. They always come to me when they need help. I was also always generous in spending money on them.

    Is kinship really such fragile and meaningless?

    #Depression #anxiety #socialanxiety#anxietydisorder #socialanxietydisorder #dependentpersonalitydisorder #paranoidpersonalitydisorder #avoidantpersonalitydisorder #borderlinepersonalitydisorder #psychosis #psychoticdisorder #delusionaldisorder #autismspectrumdisorder #mentalhealth #selfcare #memes

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    Is he lier? Scared.

    Got really scared and cried because I think my current psychiatrist has been lying to me. We have the consultation via video call weekly, and he has been promising me a memo for weeks. I requested the memo as a written explanation of why the hospital banned me from seeing my previous psychiatrist one year ago. He’s aware that I wrote a complaint to the ministry for the ban. I intend to use the memo as supporting document in case the hospital twist their words again. Maybe I sound schizophrenic or delusional because I talk suspiciously about the hospital and doctors, but many of their actions have really made me unable to trust them again. It’s difficult to list out everything they have said and done because the issue has been throughout a whole one year. So two weeks ago, he read the memo to me in the video call, and said he would get his assistant to email me a copy. I broke down and cry because the reasons given are so ridiculous and I felt scared and bullied by them. I told him I would still proceed to pursue the case with the ministry. Last week, I told him I did not receive the email for the memo and he claim that the service quality department have took over the case and mailed out the memo to my address. Nope, I didn’t receive it at all. I have a feeling he’s just trying to delay things. It’s worrying because I read about an online feedback about this particular psychiatrist before, the patient wrote that this psychiatrist kept changing his words about the treatment plan and refuse to admit it. There are many reasons in my head about why he and the hospital would have such behaviours towards me, but at the same time I don’t understand why they would treat me those ways because I’m just a nobody and there’s nothing to gain? And I thought medical staffs are kind people? I’m even more worried because he diagnosed me ASD, after I told him and laughed about another psychiatrist giving me the ASD diagnosis. He immediately stopped all my other medicines and only left me with 25mg quetiapine for sleep, and I have been having break downs a lot. Yes, he did let me fill up the autism related questionnaires and I got 29 out of 50, and he said it meant ‘strong autistic traits’. But I’m not confident in him or the questionnaires, and he mentioned this diagnosis can explain why I was so persistent about going back to the previous psychiatrist. Are they trying to label me with Autism so that they can use it against me, to explain to the ministry that I’m complaining because I’m autistic and unable to adapt to changes? To make my complaint look irrational and ‘just a symptom of ASD’?

    #depression #anxiety #SocialAnxiety #AnxietyDisorder #socialanxietydisorder #dependentpersonalitydisorder #paranoidpersonalitydisorder #avoidantpersonalitydisorder #borderlinepersonalitydisorder #delusionaldisorder #autismspectrumdisorder #mentalhealth #selfcare #memes

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    New to posting

    Hi I am Tiffany- I am new to posting, I definitely enjoy reading and replying to posts. I live with Depression, social anxiety disorder, disordered eating, and stimulant addiction. My social anxiety causes isolation....I am single and my kids are grown...I live alone. I am looking for suggestions to help with the loneliness...some connection, it sucks and just makes the depression worse sometimes. Maybe just posting will help? I haven't navigated the mighty app too much so any suggestions would be great, thank you!

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    ASD vs INFP

    Why ASD?
    Could it be I’m just an INFP + Pisces?
    Plus some social anxieties?

    Well, sorry if I sound stupid/arrogant to you… I just don’t feel liberated with the ASD label… This is so worrying!

    #depression #anxiety #socialanxiety #anxietydisorder #socialanxietydisorder #dependentpersonalitydisorder #paranoidpersonalitydisorder #avoidantpersonalitydisorder #borderlinepersonalitydisorder #psychosis #psychoticdisorder #delusionaldisorder #autismspectrumdisorder #mentalhealth #selfcare #memes

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    Hope you’ll have a fantastic day, and days and days!

    There are people I really can’t forgive but still…
    *writes everybody’s name in the notebook*

    #Depression #anxiety #socialanxiety#anxietydisorder #socialanxietydisorder #dependentpersonalitydisorder #paranoidpersonalitydisorder #avoidantpersonalitydisorder #borderlinepersonalitydisorder #psychosis #psychoticdisorder #delusionaldisorder #autismspectrumdisorder #mentalhealth #selfcare #memes

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    People Anger. People Angels.

    I’ve been feeling very angry at people. Some people say they’re just saying the ‘truth’ but honestly, that’s your perspective of what is the truth, nobody exactly knows everything, you don’t either, and we all know that you just feel free to express your whatever ‘facts’ because you know you can’t be held liable for them when things goes wrong. Some people make others upset, and when the victims express that they’re upset, people turn around and question them about why they create dramas and preach about letting go and moving on, like why don’t you move on from my ‘drama’ then? Sometimes I just wish these people can just stay away from me, go hang out with people like themselves, they can suffer at each other’s hands, that’s the perfect ending for them.

    But then there are these people… Those of you, who are simply Angels! No words can express how much I appreciate your existence! Thank you for all you have done, and not done! If you meet such people, you’re really lucky, please treat them well!

    #depression #anxiety #socialanxiety#anxietydisorder #socialanxietydisorder #dependentpersonalitydisorder #paranoidpersonalitydisorder #avoidantpersonalitydisorder #borderlinepersonalitydisorder #psychosis #psychoticdisorder #delusionaldisorder #autismspectrumdisorder #mentalhealth #selfcare #memes

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    Low self-esteem or real inadequacy?

    Last night I called a helpline to talk, because I was crying too much. I told her I feel that I am born inadequate to live in this world. She immediately rephrased it as “low self-esteem”. When I was a small child, I had Asthma and some heart problem, and always need to be admitted in the hospital. I’m not sure what it is called, but in layman term, the doctor said there’s a hole in my heart, and my heartbeat sound different from the normal people. And suddenly I grew up, and I don’t need to go to hospital anymore, I’m not sure if it was cured or not. But I feel that it was a hint, a hint that I am not born suitable for this world. I don’t want to go through all the ‘sufferings’ that people say are ‘part of life’. If life is as such, then I don’t want life all together, there’s no point. I’m just thinking, how do you differentiate low self-esteem and real inadequacy? What if I’m really inadequate for life?

    #Depression #anxiety #socialanxiety#anxietydisorder #socialanxietydisorder #dependentpersonalitydisorder #paranoidpersonalitydisorder #avoidantpersonalitydisorder #borderlinepersonalitydisorder #psychosis #psychoticdisorder #delusionaldisorder #autismspectrumdisorder #mentalhealth #selfcare #memes