HEY ALL I AM NEW TO THIS FORUM I MAY BE AT THE WRONG ONE. ANYWAYS...IT START A FEW MONTHS AGO I HAVE BECOME REALLY PARANOID AND I CONSTENLY THINK PEOPLE ARE VIDEO TAPING ME AND LISTENING TO ME CONVERSATIONS, AND WATCHING WHAT I DO ONLINE....I KNOW IT SOUNDS WIERD BUT ITS GETTING WORSE EVRYDAY..IT FEELS GOOD TO VENT ABOUT TYPING IT OUT MAKES SOME OF THE ANXIETY GO AWAY..I USE TO BE AN EXTREME POTSMOKER, AND VERIOUS TYPES OF DRUG USER. I THINK THIS IS WHERE MY PROBLEMS STARTED. SINCE THEN I HAVE QUIT ALL DRUGS, BUT THE PROBLEMS STILL EXIST. I THINK MY BF AND MY CLOSEST FRIENDS AND FAMILY ARE PLOTTING AGAINST ME...???? WHAT SHOULD I DO I WANT TO SEE A THERIPISTS BUT AM WORRIED THEY WILL THINK I M CRAZY AND PUT ME "AWAY". HELP! WILL CONSIDER ANY SUGGESTIONS. I AM A VERY NORMAL PERSON!!!
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Posted 28 August 2006 - 09:26 PM
hello, how are you? its OK you arent alone in this. i get anxious too. i used to smoke pot and use other drugs. i feel that maybe some of this contributed to my feelings/moods. but the problem still exists. the reason is because the changes have been made already. the next thing to do is make those chnages go back to the regualr you. you should seek help. from what you described it does sound like you are very paranoid. see a therapist. they wont put you away unless you are a harm to yourself or others. that is the only thing. as long as you dont say anything about harming yourself or others you will be fine.
Posted 03 September 2006 - 09:32 PM
Yes, definitely, I agree. Seeing a therapist will probably help a lot. And no, you won't get put away. You'd be surprised-- you will probably find out that lots of people have felt that way, and knowing that will also help you. It is true that you won't be put away if you are no danger to yourself or others, but if you DO feel like you are a danger to yourself, you SHOULD say something. Even then, your therapist will want to see how strongly you feel that way, and will want to HELP you with therapy / medication before ever considering putting you away. Just be honest when you go to see somebody. You really should try to take that first step to seeing somebody about this. Please take care!! Hope we have helped some.