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User Submission – Anon

Picked on growing up as a child. Lack of self-confidence leading to other health issues, such as being overweight. Bullying resulted in tendency to be quick to anger. Suppressed into violent thoughts resulting in horrible social skills, a lack of self-preservation, and manic behaviour leading to several attempted suicides at an older age (16-21). Today, driven, more positive and hopeful […]

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User Submission – Positron

I hope you like reading! I want to provide a lot of backstory and details here, so this is likely to be very extensive. This is incredibly important to me, so I want to provide as much information as I can muster for this box right now, though hopefully without too much unnecessary fluff. If more consolidation is needed, I’d […]

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User Submission – Jess Zammitt

Basically, I’ve struggled my whole life with anxiety, but I wasn’t diagnosed with Generalised Anxiety Disorder until late in my high school years. I also suffer from Social Anxiety, so basically approaching any new situation or group of people is terrifying for me. I don’t enjoy going out, because I might somehow make a fool of myself, and it feels […]

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User Submission – Ninjapus

Aspergers for me wasn’t a problem until I turned 13. Up until then I had a few friends, but as I grew older I found it harder and harder to make other friends until suddenly I changed schools and found that I was alone. I didn’t care at first, especially since I still seemed “normal” in middle school, but when […]

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User Submission – Jeff Keeper

It’s hard to know for sure when I started to feel extremely anxious in social situations, definitely at a young age, around 6 or 7. I have never been diagnosed with anything officially, but have always felt this way. That is also around the time I started to play a lot of games. Others (parents) might look at videogames as […]