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Overthinking

I overthink to much , started at the age of 12 and now im 24 & I’ve have done nothing about it . I smoke weed to let my mind rest but at times I don’t have the money for it so I go to my dark place where I overthink about every little thing. The older I’ve gotten its became worst. I moved out of state & starting living with my boyfriend thinking all of that overthink will change somehow. But no it hasn’t help . He doesn’t really know what’s happening with me . I tend to fake smile and laugh and pretend everything is okay.i don’t tell anyone anything because I feel like no one really cares about your own personal mental health problems.

Anyone knows what’s wrong with me? I don’t think it’s normal to overthink as much as I do

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Are you able to seek the help of a doctor to give you a proper diagnosis? Suffering like you are is a heavy burden to carry alone. You might have a chemical imbalance in your brain. Self medicating is only masking the problem.

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I’ve been to scared to see what is wrong with me I saw a therapist for a while but she was useless . Also growing up my parents weren’t there when it came to my help

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I am sorry your family wasn’t supportive. We all care about you on here and are here to listen. I went to a therapist many many years ago and had the same feelings about them. Have you tried exercising or other means to help cope with your stress besides the marijuana?

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I overthink everything. I analyze everything throughout the day. I wish I could get out of my head and be in the moment instead of the past or future.

I'm surprised that weed lets your mind rest. It just did the opposite for me; it made me when more self conscious. Everybody is different though.

Mediation is supposed to quiet the mind. I have tried it several times with no success. I just can't get the chatter in my mind to stop. You might try it though.

P.S. I don't think that anything is wrong with you. There are many people that fake having to be happy when they are actual depressed inside. Many of us also try to change our environment (like when we move) but we still are ourselves, just in a different place.

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I overthink and analyze every thing to. I've also tried meditation and didn't really work for me at home. It works for me at the beach though. The sound of the waves crashing puts my mind at ease. The beach is the one thing I know that can calm me down.

I hope maybe you can find a place to meditate that Maybe can put your mind at ease so that meditation might work for you. I don't meditate quite as often as I should but I'm gonna try to.

I don't think there's anything wrong with any of us. We're all fighters trying to get better.

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Well, according to my daughter, she thinks there is something wrong with me because I yell at the TV (the Tele for the Brits) during sports events.

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Lol. Well then the same could be said for me as I've yelled at the screen during football games in the past!

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Wow thank you I honestly thought I was alone with that . I’ve tried to mediate . It didn’t work I Kept losing focus .

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I overthink everything and that makes it hard for me to make decisions.

Meditation is supposedly a process where you peel back layers like an onion.

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Can you tell your boyfriend about your thought process?

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