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    Anxiety issues! But is their something else wrong???
    katy9900 posted:
    Hello I am a female 23 yrs old and was diagnosed with anxiety about 2 yrs ago... I have had this since as young as I can remember but I think there's more wrong....

    As a child I would spend all my free time in school locked into the bathroom and was afraid of all the other kids.... But slowly would start to communicate after 3-4 yrs of knowing someone...

    Now that I am older and out of school... I have tried several different meds for my social anxiety and found that they have helped some...

    I'm not sure if everything I have is all the "Social Anxiety" or not?

    Ever since I was young I lied about stuff to my parents I lied about getting hurt I sometimes would purposely hurt my self and tell them one of the animals did it or I would tell them I seen a person in the woods...etc I still am lying to this day I feel the urge to make up random stories that don't benefit me like saying I heard a store got robbed (when I didn't) or telling a story about someone abusing a animal (that wasn't true) I make up these sorta lies daily and go into great detail sometimes...

    Also I feel EXTREMELY embarrassed to tell anyone I have social anxiety even ppl the closest to me...

    When I get in bed at night I can't sleep and I think about everything I didn't do or complete that day and somethings I can't sleep unless I get up and complete them...

    I have a copy cat personality if I was a movie of a girls who talks fast all the time I find myself the next day talking fast trying to copy how she talks.... or I will copy someone's routine that I have seen like if they run in the morning then all of a sudden I feel the need to want to run in the morning....

    And EVERYTHING seems so hard to do sometimes, simple things like washing a cup out when I'm thirsty I would rather get in the car drive 5 minutes and buy a plastic tthrow away cup and come home and use that rather than just wash a cup out...? Or if my phone is dying and I'm watching tv or doing anything else it will feel SOOO annoying to have to go plug it in!!!

    I also have horrible trouble waking up in the morning and I forget stuff all the time! I will get out of my car to go back in the house because I forgot my phone and by the time I unlock the door and go inside I will have forgotten what I went inside for...

    I have all these things bad too now and I don't know what is wrong with me? I feel like I am never gonna be able to be normal and not be afraid of others or not be able to have a normal life because of these problems that I know are not right!!!

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