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Does anyone ever feel like there is no hope?

I am so fed up dealing with an overpowering feeling of fear (not anxiety) of I honestly do not know what of! Fear of fear, maybe? It is always worse upon waking, constant during the day and starts to wean off early evening. It is so difficult to enjoy life this way. It is also very discouraging. You would think a person could simply turn off the invading feeling of fear. I guess it frightens me to think perhaps this is the way the rest of my life is going to be.

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I feel exactly the same I'm a very positive productive person an try everything in my power to move past this but I've been stuck like this for over 3 years now and I'm getting to the point were I just think is there anyone out there that can help me. I can't live like this forever it's just torture, before this I had the best life 😪


We do change, psychologically and physically. And sometimes no one can figure it out.

I'm not certain how, after17 years of excruciate nighmares and morning depression, I had a PTSD dream where I was in CONTROL and FOUGHT BACK the violence I always suffered at the hands of my attackers in my nightmares I have at least 3 times a week.

I have no idea what caused the change. But the tight icy cold straight jacket of fear was gone when I woke. I still have other nightmares, but know if one stopped when I fought back, that maybe there is an end to the others.

And I intend to live long enough to see the others end too. If this happened for me, it can happen for everyone who thinks he or she can't take it anymore. I had a successful career, enjoyed volunteer work and family, and looked forward to each day. My normal day is different now than in those days of the past, different, but normal for me now.

I finally learned not to hang onto the past as being normal, but to realize what I am and have now is my normal and I do have a future. It has taken me a very long time to ACTUALLY UNDERSTAND that. May not be able to work, but just spent over 2 hours discussing possible angles to a challenge (problem) with a good friend, and am excited to see tomorrow when I can pick up the phone and make the first call to see if my friend and I have actually seen light at the end of the tunnel for the solution to my challenge.

This is not my first rodeo, and to all of you wonderful people who are so tired of the fear, anxiety and depression, please remember, The Opera isn't over until the Fat Lady Sings. And she hasn't sung for you yet. :) :) :)


Thank you for sharing.


So, what's happening with you today?


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