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    Its a jungle out there!

    I guess this question is sort of directed at the guys in the forum, but do you feel that the dating scene is so competitive between single guys all looking for dates its almost not even worth trying if you are a guy? To me its feels like even the most shy, unassuming girls, with boring...
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    Help! can't dream anymore??

    Recently i've noticed I havn't had a dream in a looong time. :sad: I've been on SSRI's for anxiety and depression for 20 plus years, but for the past for the past 4 months or so have given them up entirely. I was really proud of myself for achieving this but have only just realised I havn't...
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    The Loss of ambition

    It seems the years of failures and rejections have robbed me of the desire to change anything in my life anymore. There seems a certain security and comfort in routine, but with the much regretable flip side of remaining stagnant in life with nothing much changing. I’m feeling more and more...
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    Help!! panic attack in court!!

    Ok so first let me just get off my chest what I did wrong in the hope that you'll all wont think i' m some monster, maybe you will anyway. I sent an abusive text to an ex gf..that's it, and I'm not proud of it...but I had to go to court today for this, and well I tired to but had a major panic...
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    How do you deal with pressure from your boss?

    Hey guys just wondering how many of you feel the pressure by your boss at times? For me I feel this when he calls up and ask me to do an extra shift. The thing is 8/10 times I will agree to do the extra shift to cover someone, and I believe that still makes me a decent employee. But when I...
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    mood boosters, anyone?

    hey guys I'm after some ideas...im trying to cut down on meds for depression and anxiety and would like to know some of your methods for lifting your mood during the day, without the use of narcotics or anything illegal mmmk? ..so what gets you going? what turns a boring, joyless and...
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    whats your status? with poll

    With a quick poll I just wanted to see what ratios of single male compared to single females are on the forum. I won't go into any theories as to why the results may skew to one side, if in fact they do, as it has been discussed many times in various threads...I just wanted to see if I could get...
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    all in the genes?

    So, you've tried out more then a few attempts at gaining a sustainable long term relationship over the years, but it has always, for one reason or another, ended up in failure? .....have you ever suspected then, that its because of gods'/the universe/the life spirits' cruel way of making sure...
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    waging a war against myself

    Does anyone else feel this way? I keep getting these messages...my mind wants to self destruct...it keeps telling me to kill myself. I have no intention of doing so...I keep having to fight these urges. Its not easy when your own mind keeps telling you to do it. I'm too weak to do it anyway so I...
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    chatbox down?

    the chatbox appears to be down??... I am having withdrawal already
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    Do you crave social intereaction?

    even though its a sevre trigger for my anxiety, i find myself longing for it at times, its such a cruel paradox. what i would give for a few close friends to knock about with on the odd occasion..web interactions just dont fullfill this. even just to feel a sense of belonging somehow..to have...
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    do you rely on hobbies to get life fullfillment?

    For me i do as i don't get any satisfaction from relationships, career, family, friends etc ..but then i often wonder if my life would be happier without these hobbies as they often require money which i have trouble obtaining due to SA which sometimes makes them more frustating then rewarding...
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    The 2012 phenomenon..any believers?

    The fact i'm hoping it's true is kinda sad...but for now i think its just in the mind of conspiracy theorists. Although i truely belive if such a thing were true (nibiru) the U.S Govt and NASA would try their best to hide this truth. But personally I feel you'd hear a lot more about it from...
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    getting de-friended on facebook

    Do you ever get de-friended on fb and not understand why? I must admit i'm not a frequent user of fb but upon going on recently i discovered a couple of my former work friends are now gone off my facebook. Does anyone know whats the purpose of doing this is?...i mean just becasue you havnt...
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    Landmark Education forum..anyone tried it?

    For those that don't know the Landmark education forum is all about overcomming your fears.....i went to the first introductory class and it all seems ok. The people that came forward and spoke, it seemed they legitimately believed the forum was instrumental in them changing their lives for the...
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    social security for social anxiety??

    im just curious as to how many of you on here actually recieve a dissability support pension for SA or depression, as compared to those working/studying? or on other govt benefits. since i left my job a few years ago ive found life pretty tough going, with no job and trying to live off the very...
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    cycles of hard luck

    I remember back to the day, would have been about 4 years ago no, I was in a stable job, a few good friends, a good income, life was o.k. I remember thinking back to the past that day, back to before I got a job when things were much worse…living on welfare, with no friends and my life going...
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    KAVA anyone?

    oops double post..
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    KAVA anyone?

    Hey, i'm very interested to know if theres anyone on here who's been precribed Kava root for anxiety? or have taken it one way or the other.. Particularly if you live in Australia. Reason being is that i just saw on our local news, a university here in Australia conducted a clinical trial for...
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    please help me choose between jobs!

    starting a new job...i dread it sooo much!!!...it doesn't matter how many new jobs ive started over the years it never gets any easier. it seems to take me about 6months before im comfortable in a new work environment::(:...how long for you guys? whats worse is that i got 2 job offeres at the...
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