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Need someone I can talk to who understands what I'm going through


I suffer from generalized anxiety disorder or GAD, social anxiety disorder and clinical depression. I also experience symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder or OCD. I have suffered from these conditions for over 20 years. I am married, but it is very hard to talk to my wife about what I am going through. I have a couple of guys I call friends, but they can't relate to what I am going through. I am a born again Christian and have been walking with God prior to me acquiring these disorders, but my faith has admittedly been very shaken by the pain and anguish of my disorders, and while I have shared my struggles with pastors and other fellow Christians, I find myself not much better, although my faith has kept me from committing suicide, for which I am grateful. My faith also gives me hope, but I often find it hard to hold onto that hope. I'm looking for someone I can talk to when I am really having a hard time, and I hope maybe I can be someone to encourage someone who is having a hard time, or just be there to listen. If there is someone out there who is willing and able to be that someone that I am looking for, I hope you will contact me. Thanks in advance. Sincerely, Roger

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Hey, I am here if you need someone to talk. I have had an anxiety and panic disorder for 14 years and clinical depression for about 5 years now. It has been difficult to talk to friends and family who don't understand the disorders.

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Hi there, thanks for reaching out. I'm Roger. When is a good time to talk to you?


Whenever is fine, I'm on Pacific Standard Time. You can just message me.


Actually, I was hoping I could talk to someone over the phone, so if messaging is all you can do, that won't work for me. I understand though, you are married. Thanks again for reaching out to me. God bless.


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