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Are we sufferers normal?

LDS32
LDS32

Don't be put off by the title what I'm saying is look at pop culture. Mel Gibson, Kanye West, Mariah Carry, Dave Chapelle Amanda Bynes etc. I could go on forever. So many people have mental struggles that it's almost weird if they aren't having issues. We live in an artificial world that's pretty much goes against our evolutionary nature. (Or god however you view things it the same thing) Given the circumstances we're quite normal in my opinion.

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its very hard to act normal around people, when you know others don't feel that way, but you don't want to be found out. I am 50ish and have struggled my whole life, literally scared of people but have to deal with them. They all end up hating you, act like a sheep the wolfs will come. Its a very lonely life, the fact that your not a part of it is all right, but the fact that everyone else is. Your afraid to go to that party than depressed because you did'nt. Its not hormones its not what anybody did, its a shyness built in, and there is no cure. It feels better to be depressed in my room, that panic at office party. pick your battles!

LDS32
LDS32
in reply to Janedoe29

I've been on both sides as my anxiety has come and gone over the years in waves. I've been bed ridden with fear and care free in Vegas. It sucks being that afraid and I empathize.

Stay_strong85
Stay_strong85
in reply to LDS32

Same here, and it is awful. But I always have that bit of hope I will be the care free happy me again. ☺

Janedoe29
Janedoe29
in reply to LDS32

is there anything you do to make anxiety go or just the waves in life. looking for a natural cure without drugs

Well I used the natural remedy(exercise, proper diet, counseling, church, meditation, supplements, teas, etc.) for yearsssss, but it kept coming back full swing years apart, finally had to get on meds. I do not like that I need meds, but was worse off trying to manage it without.

LDS32
LDS32
in reply to Stay_strong85

Good advice. Anxiety for many of us is chronic and needs daily maintenance. I'll do the right things for awhile sometimes a long while but I'm human and inevitably get lazy when I feel better and it comes back.

All I know is whether we are normal or not...we matter. 😊

Has anyone had a pacemaker fitted & did it improve health ?

I struggle with this life. It is a constant battle against the devil

This made me smile. I get your point.

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